The Sunshine state

Australia, 1959

Film
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The agriculture, industries and tourist attractions of Queensland. Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns with their ports and industries; cattle grazing; banana harvesting; cane-cutting; the Barrier Reef with its chain of islands and underwater spectacle; a bird sanctuary; the beaches, hotels and nightlife of the Gold Coast and Surfers paradise. Narrated by Brian Henderson.

Credits

production company

Cinesound

Duration

00:21:19:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32282

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Social life and customs

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

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Gold Coast (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Queensland - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Surfers Paradise (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourism

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourist trade

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Brisbane (Qld.)

Places → Cairns (Qld.)

Places → Gold Coast (Qld.)

Places → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Places → Surfers Paradise (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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