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ALSATIANS

Alsatians (1943)

An Alsatian dog shows off her 13 puppies - incomplete.

BIRD SANCTUARY aka GRUB UP!

Bird Sanctuary AKA Grub Up! (1955)

Thousands of birds turn up twice a day to be fed by hand in bird...

POWER FOR SURF BOATS aka NEW MOTORISED SURF BOAT

Power For Surf Boats AKA New Motorised Surf Boat (1962)

Australian lifeguards test out motorised...

SYDNEY

Sydney (1964)

An oil storage depot in Australia burns in a terrifying fire.

REAL WAY TO DRIVE

Real Way To Drive (1963)

Canadian stunt drivers in Melbourne, Australia.

SURF BOAT CHAMPIONSHIP aka SURFING CHAMPS or SURFBOATS

Surf Boat Championship AKA Surfing Champs Or Surfboats (1965)

Metropolitan Surf Contests in...

SURF RIDING CHAMPIONSHIP IN SYDNEY

Surf Riding Championship In Sydney (1939)

Footage of Australian lifeguard competition in Sydney.

AUSTRALIAN TROOPS EMBARK - SYDNEY

Australian Troops Embark - Sydney (1940)

Australian troops leaving Sydney to fight the war.

DON BRADMAN IN ACTION V MCC

Don Bradman In Action V MCC (1946)

Cricketer Don Bradman goes in to bat for South Australia against...

RODEO

Rodeo (1946)

A rodeo is put on in Australia for men recovering from war injuries.

'BERNBOROUGH' WONDER HORSE

'bernborough' Wonder Horse (1946)

Bernborough, the Australian champion race horse in training.

PLATYPUS JR. MAKES BOW

Platypus Jr. Makes Bow (1946)

Various shots of pair of Duck Billed Platypuses with their new baby in...

US ARMY NURSE GETS HER MAN

Us Army Nurse Gets Her Man (1943)

Australian newsreel showing wedding of American nurse and US army...

1943 MELBOURNE CUP

1943 Melbourne Cup (1943)

1943 Melbourne Cup horse race.

2ND TEST MATCH 2ND TO 6TH DAYS

2nd Test Match 2nd To 6th Days (1946)

Cricket - Item showing the second test match. Australia.

CITY KIDDIES ANNUAL BUSH PICNIC

City Kiddies Annual Bush Picnic (1947)

Each year Miss Hadam entertains city children at her home in...

SURF BOATMEN TOSSED IN MARATHON RACE

Surf Boatmen Tossed In Marathon Race (1947)

Marathon surf boats race in Australia.

SWIMMING SENSATION - ADELAIDE aka NEW BOY SWIMMER IN WORLD CLASS

Swimming Sensation - Adelaide AKA New Boy Swimmer In World Class (1947)

16 year-old John...

INTERNATIONAL AIR CONFERENCE OPENS

International Air Conference Opens (1947)

Opening of the international air conference

BUS SMASH SEVENTY PEOPLE INJURED

Bus Smash Seventy People Injured (1947)

Rescue operation in progress after bus crash in Sydney,...

CHILDREN'S ORCHESTRA

Children's Orchestra (1945)

Australian newsreel item about a children's orchestra.

FIRST SPAN OF NEW HAWKESBURY BRIDGE

First Span Of New Hawkesbury Bridge (1945)

First span of a new bridge across Hawkesbury river is...

FISHING OFF ROCKS

Fishing Off Rocks (1948)

Fishermen brave dangerous conditions in Sydney, Australia.

ROAD TO HEALTH

Road To Health (1946)

Children running after piglet, rodeo competition and Maori children playing.

AUSTRALIAN RECRUITING FOR KOREA BEGINS

Australian Recruiting For Korea Begins (1950)

Australians start recruiting for the war in Korea.

AUSTRALIAN TROOPS LEAVE FOR KOREA

Australian Troops Leave For Korea (1950)

Australian troops on parade on their departure to Korea.

GIRL LIFESAVERS PARADE

Girl Lifesavers Parade (1953)

Girl lifesavers in contingents marching across the beach in swimming...

AUSTRALIAN SURF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Australian Surf Championships (1953)

Male teams march past with team flags, boats going through...

TWINS RULE THE SCHOOL

Twins Rule The School (1947)

Twelve sets of twins in one school in South Australia.

REDEX CARS READY FOR RACE

Redex Cars Ready For Race (1954)

Final touches made for cars to endure Australia's 9,600 mile road...

AUSTRALIA SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW

Australia Sydney Royal Easter Show (1963)

Royal Easter Show in Sydney, Australia.

THE PRAWN INDUSTRY

The Prawn Industry (1963)

Prawn industry in Gladstone, Australia.

"55 Days At Peking" Premiered In Sydney (1963)

Premiere of film '55 Days at Peking' in Sydney.

AUSTRALIAN SEA CADETS

Australian Sea Cadets (1963)

Australian sea cadets making a trip to Sydney.

PUMPING STATION CLOSES

Pumping Station Closes (1963)

Old pumping station closes in Sydney for new electric one to be...

SYDNEY HARBOUR FERRY BOATS

Sydney Harbour Ferry Boats (1963)

Old and new ferry boats in Sydney Harbour, Australia.

 RECORD SALE FOR OLYMPIC GAMES TICKETS

Record Sale For Olympic Games Tickets (1955)

Tickets for the 1956 Australian Olympics start to...

SYDNEY HARBOUR - COLOUR

Sydney Harbour - Colour (1950-1959)

Colour shot of Sydney harbour with bridge in the middle.

 SKI STARS IN ACTION

Ski Stars In Action (1958)

National-skiing championship in the Turedbo Valley of Australia.

AUSTRALIAN YACHT

Australian Yacht "Jantzen Girl" Beats New Zealand's Best In Race (1960)

Yacht "Taipan" is made...

FIJIANS RUGBY TEAM TRAIN

Fijians Rugby Team Train (1961)

Fijian rugby team practise in Sydney.

SAVAGE BEATS FAVOURITE TULLOCH IN $100,000 CALTEX QUALITY HANDICAP

Savage Beats Favourite Tulloch In $100,000 Caltex Quality Handicap (1961)

Horse race in...

 FIRE FIGHTING EXHIBITION

Fire Fighting Exhibition (1962)

Australian newsreel item about fire fighting exhibition in Bendigo,...

 AUSTRALIA'S OLDEST RAILWAY CLOSING

Australia's Oldest Railway Closing (1962)

Closure of remote railway line in Australia.

"School Of The Air" Lessons Broadcast To Outback (1962)

Various shots of children in houses...

MOONIE-LYTTON OIL PIPELINE NEARS COMPLETION

Moonie-Lytton Oil Pipeline Nears Completion (1963)

Laying of the Moonie-Lytton pipeline in...

RARE RECORDINGS OF EXTINCT TRIBE

Rare Recordings Of Extinct Tribe (1964)

Staff at a Tasmanian Museum discover early recordings of...

AUSTRALIA'S NEW TASMAN BRIDGE

Australia's New Tasman Bridge (1964)

A new bridge is opened over the Derwent River in Hobart,...

TIGER MOTHS STILL GOING STRONG - SYDNEY

Tiger Moths Still Going Strong - Sydney (1965)

Tiger Moths in flight, being used as trainer planes.

NEW AUSTRALIAN STEEL WORKS - WHYALLA

New Australian Steel Works - Whyalla (1965)

Walsh opens the steel works, steel works in operation.