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The Art of Cattle Droving preview image The Art of Cattle Droving (1988)
An artist and two drovers capture the beauty of 1200 head of cattle making their way across the outback in the last great Australian cattle drive.
Australia’s First Nuclear Reactor preview image Australia’s First Nuclear Reactor (1962)
Prime Minister Robert Menzies opens the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor, and marvels at nuclear energy being a relatively new phenomenon in the world.
Axeman Fell Giant Trees preview image Axeman Fell Giant Trees (1949)
The axemen established camps throughout the eucalypt forests in the early 20th century. Their job was a combination of skill and stamina, harvesting giant trees for the rapidly growing hardwood industry.
Constructing the East-West Rail Link preview image Constructing the East-West Rail Link (1910)
Rare archival footage from 1910 shows camels carrying heavy supplies across the desert. Railway labourers are building the 1400 km railway that will finally link Western Australia with the Eastern States.
A Farmer's Life in Drought preview image A Farmer's Life in Drought (1968)
It hasn’t rained for 18 months and 5,000 sheep have already perished. Farmer Max Russell is desperate to save his remaining flock. He hands them over to a drover.
How to Cause a Traffic Jam preview image How to Cause a Traffic Jam (1999)
No matter how well our roads are monitored, the human factor is always unpredictable. What happens when a semi-trailer runs out of fuel on the freeway?
Lighthouse Keepers and Their Families preview image Lighthouse Keepers and Their Families (1949)
Three lighthouse keepers and their families are the only residents on remote and windswept Maatsuyke Island, off the south-west coast of Tasmania.
Mawson’s Expedition to the Antarctic preview image Mawson’s Expedition to the Antarctic (1912)
In 1912, Mawson’s expedition arrived in the Antarctic. Little did they realise it was the windiest place on the globe.
The Post War Wool Boom preview image The Post War Wool Boom (1947)
125 million sheep are spread across Australia. 90 thousand tons of lamb and 3 million tons of wool are exported annually. Australia truly rode to prosperity on the sheep’s back.
Sydney’s Harbour Bridge Finally Completed preview image Sydney’s Harbour Bridge Finally Completed (1933)
For 6 years the two half arches gradually draw closer together. A dream is realised when the heaviest and biggest bridge arch in the world is finally completed.
Wildlife Ranger preview image Wildlife Ranger (1979)
Australia’s far north Arnhem Land is patrolled by the wildlife ranger. In a remote and vast area of pristine natural beauty, the work ranges from tracking wildlife to rescuing baby turtles.