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Canberra Today and Tomorrow

Views of Canberra which suggest the lively growth of the nation's capital city
Year : 1959 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Rhonda Small, Joe Scully, John Martin Jones
Director : Joe Scully, Rhonda Small, John Martin Jones |
WS Old Parliament House. Canberra administrative centre, workers arriving in busloads, sign for Department of Interior, CUs directional signs for other departments. Governor General arriving at house in Yarralumla. VS diplomatic missions or embassies. Official with family breakfasting on veranda, CU newspapers. Japanese women in traditional dress demonstrating ikebana. WS Canberra University College, students studying. Exterior of Institute of Anatomy and CSIRO building. National Library exterior and GS librarian with compactus, Captain Cook's journal exhibited on table. VS ANU and Gerald Lewers sculpture "Relaxation", 1953. MS post graduate researchers at work, WS domed Australian Academy of Science headquarters, WS Mt Stromlo Observatory. VS families relaxing around Canberra Olympic Pool, man diving from springboard.
Access No. 150262 | 2 mins 56 secs | 1950s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |