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Sydney Has Growing Pains

The city of Sydney needs better facilities to cope with its rapidly expanding population.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 25 | Year : 1949 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Aerials Sydney, Sydney Harbour Bridge and suburbs. Double decker bus travels past city building. Factory exteriors. People making their way to work. Train near Central Railway. Passengers boarding tram during peak hour. Sydney street at peak hour, traffic, pedestrians and policeman directing traffic. People on tarmac wait for plane doors to open. Migrants walking down stairs of plane greeted by airline staff. Timber yard on Sydney waterfront. Building site. Men carrying bricks and laying foundations of building. Suburban homes. Sydney Botanical Gardens with people relaxing, playing and walking through Gardens. Nursery of hospital. Nurse with baby. Trolley with row of babies wheeled out of nursery. Chubby baby lying naked on towel. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 25163 | 2 mins 56 secs | 1940s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |