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Flying Padre Ministers to Vast Area

A Salvation Army minister takes a visit by plane around the outback.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 71 | Year : 1953 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Captain Victor Peterson of the Salvation Army on visit of outback community. Family wave as he leaves in small aircraft. Aerials of homestead. Visits Roman Catholic aboriginal mission, meets nun. Visits cattle station with aboriginal stockmen at work, school, delivers mail and drinks tea at Church of England mission. Watches house building, Aboriginal women grinding seeds, dogs with goanna. Peterson plays accordion and shows movies to children. Good CUs of both Aboriginal and non indigenous children's faces.
Access No. 43350 | 3 mins 57 secs | 1950s | NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |