News digest [No. 5]

Australia, 1963

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Cinemagazine items: Demonstrates the usefulness of a helicopter for fire-spotting, and foam for extinguishing a car fire; Streeton’s descendants open his old home to the public, show many paintings; Latrobe Valley Aero Club caters for country flyers; at Harcourt an old sailor remembers the past as he models sailing ships.


production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation






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Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire control

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fire control

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ship models


Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fire control

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Ship models

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Fire control

People → Streeton, Arthur, Sir, 1867-1943

Places → Victoria

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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