Australian diary. No. 035

Australia, 1950

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The rapid growth of the city of Mackay, on the coast of Queensland; a farm which, as well as ducks, breeds stud geese; a model of a building made from marble by a Gundagai man; Australian sailing-boats and the Sydney to Hobart race as the highlight of the season.



Jack S. Allan

production company

Australian National Film Board






Black and White

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Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Geese

Animals & Wildlife → Poultry - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mackay (Qld.)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Cinemagazines

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sailing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architectural models

Crafts & Visual Arts → Models and modelmaking

History → History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sailing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Yachts and yachting

Places → Mackay (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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