Title Details

Australian Report

A look at Australia in 1973 - the country, its people and industries.
Year : 1973 | Total Duration : 20 Minutes | Producer : Don Murray
Director : Keith Gow, Ian Hart, David Eastman |
Plane landing at night, control tower in silhouette, VS of planes on tarmac, Qantas, Pan Am, JAL, Air India, Olympic. arrivals and customs check, passengers greeted by friends and relatives, loading luggage into boot of car (1973)
Access No. 40458 | 1 min 6 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Sydney expressway, high-rise city buildings and pull back to include clock tower of Town Hall , Argyle Place, ferry on harbour with city buildings in background, pedestrians on street, CU on car blinker flashing, various people shots in the city, fruit stalls and flower sellers, couple buying jewellery, woman browsing in bookshop, women typing at terminals and pan to floor of stock exchange, policeman regulating pedestrian traffic, traffic jam, (1973)
Access No. 40462 | 1 min 38 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Suburban house, man racking leaves, cutting lawn, views of roofs of suburban houses, man washing car, man washing boat, group of men fishing from boat, big cargo ship in Sydney harbour, groups picnicking on foreshore of harbour, giraffe enclosure at Taronga Zoo, good MS of giraffe chewing, koala chewing gum leaves, VS of koala enclosure at zoo, (1973)
Access No. 40463 | 1 min 12 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Small boys playing soccer, men playing lawn bowls, women playing tennis, boy on surfboard , 2 men water skiing, (1973)
Access No. 40465 | 34 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Plane over outback landscape, equipment inside cockpit, jeep approaching rocks, compass in man's hand, topographical maps, large mining excavator scooping rocks, conveyor belt with ore, rock crusher, ore train past camera, aerial over mined land, open cut mining, Mt. Isa. Tilt up to show mining township, Mt. Newman, in distance. (1973)
Access No. 40466 | 1 min 51 secs | 1970s | Port Hedland and Mt Newman, WA and Mount Isa, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
People drinking in hotel, hotel or club, men playing darts, woman taking washing out of washing machine and hanging it on the clothesline while two children play in backyard, then putting food in oven and man washing Holden car (1973)
Access No. 40468 | 32 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial of mining town, suburban trains, tram down street, CU on woman's legs in black knee high boots as she runs for tram, city buildings POV riding on tram, pan to bridge over Yarra River, in Melbourne (1973)
Access No. 40469 | 36 secs | 1970s | Adelaide, SA, & Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
International Clean Air Conference, people in auditorium listening to speaker, sign for Le Chateau Restaurant, couple dining and drinking champagne, zoom in on Pommigranite shop, woman having hair done in hairdressing salon. Exterior of Travelodge hotel. (1973)
Access No. 40470 | 35 secs | 1970s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Woman taking delivery of dry-cleaning in hotel room, montage of travel, tourism shots of postures intercut with man fly fishing in Tasmania, outback landscape, city and harbour shot, rural farms, sailing, Katherine Gorge, bridge over Derwent River in Hobart, travel agency, woman walking in tropical area with palm trees, people in holiday beachwear, sunbaking, dining by the water, tourists in glass bottom boat viewing coral, underwater shots of Great Barrier Reef, turtle swimming, aerial of island. (1973)
Access No. 40471 | 1 min 15 secs | 1970s | Tas & Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial over farm in outback, bus driver and tourists on bus, woman taking a photograph, Border Collie dogs chasing sheep on sheep station as demonstration for tourists. Cattle muster by helicopter, helicopter POV from ground, CU of pilot, harvesting cotton, farmers checking corn, CU on a sunflower, harvesting peas, plants in nursery hothouse, woman working as agricultural scientist, food processing plant, cans of mushrooms, farm (1973)
Access No. 40473 | 2 mins 43 secs | 1970s | Narrabri, SW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Newcastle steelworks, Molten metal in vat, 2 men working operating controls, roll of steel being transported, hot metal plate on rollers rolling, control area, man working checking controls, big presses to press metal, cranes with hooks in silhouette, exterior Port Kembla smelter in silhouette against orange smokey background, men working operating press making car doors. Pan along side of large cargo ship,Clutha Capricorn. VS of building wooden boats and cruisers, workers in a golf club manufacturing factory, fork lift with role of paper, news paper printing, rolling printing presses. Good industry shots. (1973)
Access No. 40476 | 2 mins 18 secs | 1970s | Newcastle and Port Kembla, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Radio tower, on air studio sign, Radio Australia broadcast with various announcer broadcasting in different languages, women working on air, Bill Harry on 3AK radio station, (1973)
Access No. 40478 | 55 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Letters falling onto conveyor belt, rows of men sorting mail, pan along rows of telecommunication equipment, switch boards, women working operating switch board. Satellite dish at Moree, man in control room, adjusting TV monitors, transmission from Britain showing Arsenal soccer team being presented to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh after winning FA Cup final. Channel 7 World of Sport commentator, tilt up broadcast tower, family watching TV in home, drinking tea (1973)
Access No. 40479 | 1 min 40 secs | 1970s | Moree, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial of Canberra, pan along Old Parliament House exterior at night, good shot. Official reception with diplomats, night traffic, neon signs of restaurants and bars intercut with industry shots of transporting molten metal. Plane taxis into airport at night, lit taxi, sign on top of car, Hoyts theatre showing Concert for Bangladesh, man and boy in cuddle, airline stewards hold passport, luggage on conveyor belt (1973)
Access No. 40481 | 1 min 58 secs | 1970s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |