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HNL 1289 : Our Australia

Men working in a smelter. Boat building, working in a car factory, fixing metal plates onto an Aeroplane. Men working in glass factory . Machinery. Male & female textile workers. Large group of workers at a union meeting. Various shots of students in class & walking around university. Adults & children studying. The Reading Room, Mitchell Library, Sydney. School children getting books from Kuring-gai mobile library.
Access No. 123872 | 3 mins 42 secs | 1950s | Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Large group of people at an outdoor concert . A group of young classical musician playing in a park. Art students in class, possibly National Art School, Sydney. People in costume performing Aboriginal dance piece. Training at a horse racing track. Cricket match in progress at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Men playing Australian Rules Football. People on Bondi Beach, swimming, sun bathing & surfing.
Access No. 123874 | 3 mins 17 secs | 1950s | Bondi , Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Health workers examining Papua New Guineans. Ship in Antarctica. Politicians at a conference, delegates from Yugoslavia and UK. Various workers including farmers, miners, scientists, builders & bricklayers. People on board cruise ship & disembarking. Great shots of men working on a building site. Various irrigation & farming shots. Men building a dam wall. Construction- railway sleepers being laid, grader,
Access No. 123875 | 2 mins 41 secs | 1950s | Papua New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |