Title Details

Australia Wide, Air Freight is Answer to National Problem

The process of delivering cargo by air freight.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 91 | Year : 1956 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Map of Australia. Loading aircraft, freight room at airport including can of Australian Diary rushes. Officers tracking freight using telephones, teletype room with female operators typing cable, CU keys typing. Aircraft on tarmac, Holden cars driven into Bristol plane, air to air shot in flight. Tasmanian woollen mills scenics, interior and exterior. Women working in mills. Apples boxed and loaded onto aircraft. Aerial Mildura, CU propellors turning. Women picking grapes, newspapers loaded at night and sent to Broken Hill. Cow across road with sign to Tooraweenah airport, mail handed from Butler Air Services plane to man on horseback. Stockman with cattle in the Kimberleys. Beef carcasses loaded onto plane. Fruit harvest in Qld, hand picking pineapples & bananas. Scenic Thursday Island, pearling luggers, mother of pearl shells loaded, TAA plane taxies & takes off at night.
Access No. 43394 | 5 mins 54 secs | 1950s | Tas, Mildura, Vic; Kimberleys, WA; Qld; NSW, Australia; Thursday Island | © NFSA | B&W |