Title Details

Australia Post Presents, More Than Meets the Eye

Year : 1985 | Total Duration : 6 Minutes | Producer : Tony Coyte
Director : Harvey Spencer |
Low angle WS of postmen riding motorcycles and leaving Post Office for delivery run. WS of Post Office and motorcycles leaving driveway into street. High-rise building in B/G. CU on large envelopes being put into letterbox opening. WS of interior of mail sorting room with fork lift truck moving large bundles of mail to sorting bins.
Access No. 135922 | 20 secs | 1980s | Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Large postal container being hoisted onto barge. Australia Post logo. Titles. Aerial of Brisbane city, river and AMP tower buildings. CU of man driving and wearing a chauffeur style hat. Aerial of car in traffic and pull back to show WS of an expressway of elevated roads and carpark in B/G. Aerials of Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, beach and high-rise apartments. Pan of boats moored at Cairns marina.
Access No. 135923 | 49 secs | 1980s | Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Cairns, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU of postal worker loading bags of mail onto conveyor belt. LS of woman posting a letter in a red mailbox outside small post office at Trinity Beach. Exterior of Cairns Post Office and Brisbane General Post Office (GPO). Interior mail room with fork lift truck loading containers of mail into back of truck. Australia Post mail trucks leaving building and on the road past industrial site. Pan of building site for new facilities for Australia Post and new mail centre in Toowoomba. WS of earth graders on building site. Exterior Cairns Mail Centre. Exterior Stafford Mail Centre. Tilt down large white high-rise apartment building with rounded balconies. VS of counter staff in Post Office serving customers.
Access No. 135924 | 1 min 13 secs | 1980s | Cairns, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Qld Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Pilot of Cape York Air Services small plane unloading mail from back of ute vehicle. Interior WS of mail sorting room with staff manually sorting mail. Quick shot of automatic mail sorter. Aerials of Brisbane city and river. Signs for Express Courier and Priority Paid. Intelpost equipment and fax machine in operation. Express Courier vehicle leaving mail centre.
Access No. 135925 | 1 min 10 secs | 1980s | Brisbane, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
City aerials with elevated roads and expressway. CU of courier driver wearing chauffeur style hat and talking into a two way radio microphone. High angle zoom onto traffic on expressway. Man in office speaking into microphone on desk. Pull back from car on expressway to show WS of elevated road and surrounding city. WS of Philatelic counter in post office with woman serving customer with stamps CU on financial plan booklet titled Personal Profit Plans by Potter Partners. Sign for money orders, Commonwealth Savings Bank, Defence Service Homes, Aussie Bonds. CU on pamphlets for Electoral Commission. CU of front page of Income Tax Return Form for 1984.
Access No. 135926 | 54 secs | 1980s | Brisbane, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerials of Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast and travelling pan along beach front.
Access No. 135927 | 12 secs | 1980s | Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
MS of man posting a letter in a red Australia Post mail box, pan to front entrance of post office. MS of mail sorting machine. Exterior shot of small country post office. Aerial of main street in large country town. Exterior WS of Brisbane Post Office. LS of TAA aeroplane in take off. VS of postal services. Aerial of Brisbane city, river and bridge.
Access No. 135928 | 51 secs | 1980s | Brisbane, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |