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  1. The Darwin Story

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    Excerpt from the ABC television documentary on Cyclone Tracy. This clip, from the 30-minute Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) television documentary The Darwin Story (1974), shows colour footage…

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    • Operation Hurricane

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      Excerpt from the documentary film of the first British atomic bomb test. This clip, from a documentary made by Anvil Films for the British Ministry of Supply, is about Operation Hurricane –…

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      • Aunty Jack Introduces Colour

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        This clip shows a sequence from the first colour television broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). It is an excerpt from Aunty Jack Introduces Colour, a special one-off episode…

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        • 6 O'Clock Rock

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          This black-and-white clip with sound is an excerpt from the live music television program Six O’Clock Rock. It features a performance of the number one charted song Don't You Know by compere…

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          • Decimal currency

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            Television advertisement promoting the introduction of Australia's new currency system on 14 February 1966. This is an animated black-and-white television advertisement designed to assist…

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            • Prime Minister Paul Keating, Opportunity and care, dignity and hope, 1993

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              Prime Minister Paul Keating at the launch of Australia's celebration of the 1993 International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Redfern Park, 10 December 1992. (Duration 16:50) NAA:…

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              • Commonwealth Bank – The School Bank

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                Excerpt from the educational film promoting banking to school children. This clip is from Commonwealth Bank – The School Bank, a short black-and-white documentary film commissioned by the…

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                • International Council on Archives Congress Brisbane Australia 2012

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                  Promotional video inviting delegates to the International Council on Archives Congress in Brisbane Australia, 20 to 24 August 2012. Nous vous invitons à nous joindre en Australie pour le Congrès…

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                  • Weapons Research Establishment Satellite

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                    Excerpt from the documentary film showing the launch of Australia's first scientific satellite. This clip, from a 16 millimetre colour documentary produced by the Department of Supply’s…

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                    • Memory of a Nation – interactive display

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                      This video showcases a new interactive glass-top table in the exhibition, Memory of a Nation.

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                      • The Shearers

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                        Excerpt from the documentary film showing a shearing team at a typical sheep station. This clip from 1950 shows activities in a typical wool shed on a sheep station in Victoria. It opens with information…

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                        • The Valley is Ours (Murray River)

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                          Excerpt from the documentary film about the Murray River and the communities and industries it sustains. This clip, from the black-and-white documentary The Valley is Ours, traces the path of the…

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