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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.
Early Aviation in Australia preview image Early Aviation in Australia (1929)
Early silent film shows a 1920’s flight to Echuca, including the fashionably dressed passengers enjoying refreshments in a tin shed. The aircraft also delivers sick patients to a waiting ambulance.
The Effects of World War 1 on the Australian Economy preview image The Effects of World War 1 on the Australian Economy (1914-18)
When our troops were sent off to war in 1914, industry in Australia boomed. Steel was necessary for guns and ships.
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.
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.
Repetitious Work Affects Migrant Women preview image Repetitious Work Affects Migrant Women (1984)
Female migrant workers discuss the pain in their hands after long hours of sewing and repetitive factory work.
Testing Rockets at Woomera Rocket Range preview image Testing Rockets at Woomera Rocket Range (1957)
Rocket making and launching tests the limits of science and technology at Woomera in South Australia, the longest rocket range in the Western World.
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.