Victoria's welcome to press delegates

Australia, 1925

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Viscount Burnham is welcomed by S.S. Argyle, M.L.A. Chief Secretary of Victoria. Items of interest are pointed out, indicating Victoria’s development as a state including footage of Sir John Monash, development of the Hume Weir, Yallourn Open Cut mine, the Dandenong Ranges/Ferntree Gully, Yarra Glen, Camperdown, Rochester, the “Better Farming Train”, Bendigo, Geelong and Geelong Grammar, and Ballarat. Source: National Film and Sound Archive.


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Commonwealth Immigration Office



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Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Victoria

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

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

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

History → History

History → Victoria - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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