Good shots of scientist doing tests in a laboratory and small family lighting fireworks.
Unissued / unused material - some dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Should The Bunger Be Banned?"
Possibly a public service item, showing how the government are taking precautions to make fireworks safe. VS Set-up shot of a girl lighting firework and as it starts to sparkle, she covers her eyes and screams. CU Box of fireworks. VS In a special laboratory of the Australian Department of Mines doing tests on fireworks from Japan, China, Britain and Hong Kong. VS Scientist weighing explosive content of firework, filling a test tube and heating. Good laboratory shots. VS Man with his small family lighting fireworks correctly and standing clear.
Note: Date on original record: 31/05/1966.