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Mandorah and Delissaville

An odd transport link in the Northern Territory.
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 1 | Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S. Allan
Director : Jack Rogers |
WS Darwin Harbour. Allan Carter loading his scow (flat-bottomed cargo vessel) with luggage and passengers. Carter and welfare officer helping old blind Aboriginal woman onto scow, and off at Mandorah. GS house at Mandorah. Dense mangrove trees reflected in high tide seen from creek. CUs Carter navigating up creek. Scow arriving at Aboriginal settlement of Delissaville, locals helping to unload crates and supplies. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148567 | 2 mins 36 secs | 1960s | Darwin, NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |