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Darwin - Gateway to North Gets New Look

Shows new facilities that have been built in Darwin since the Second World War.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 86 | Year : 1955 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Aerials of city Darwin. Arrival Governor General Sir William Slim & Lady Slim, inspection of troops. Minister Northern Territories Mr Hasluck unveils plaque opening Legislative Council Chambers, exterior and interior. Pan sunken ship in harbour, bombing ruins from war. Military housing from war. New buildings include hospital, nurses home, housing, shopping centre, suburban homes. Dam, rice growing, tropical flowers and fruit in botanical gardens and coconut palm trees .
Access No. 43383 | 2 mins 59 secs | 1950s | Darwin, NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |