15 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Beating About the Bush documentary – 1993
The filmmakers set out to record a music documentary with a happy ending but end up with coverage of a goodwill disaster.
Big Bag’s Japanese Adventure documentary – 1998
The Geelong-based Big Bag Band was invited to Japan to inspire that country’s fledgling arts and disability scene.
A Big Country – The White Rose television program – 1979
Widely known as 'the King of the Dance Hall’, Frank Bourke founded The White Rose Orchestra in 1936 and toured rural areas for more than 40 years.
Bye Bye Baby music – 1959
The first big hit from Australia’s original rock’n'roll star.
Daddy Cool documentary – 1973
A film about successful 1970s rock band Daddy Cool could not be anything but charmingly laid-back.
Down Under music – 1981
Released in 1981, this catchy pop song was written as a light ‘tongue-in-cheek’ dig at Australian values. It became a number one hit in Australia, the UK and US and is still played regularly today as an unofficial Australian national anthem.
The Forerunner documentary – 1957
The Forerunner positions the the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme’s as the country’s 'first major step towards the final solution of Australia’s water problem’.
Honest Toil March music – 1924
Award-winning Australian brass band puts Newcastle on the map.
John Safran’s Music Jamboree – Episode 2 television program – 2002
An irreverent and enthusiastic take on popular music, sandwiching real facts between Safran’s signature pranks and comic diatribes.
King of the Surf sponsored film – 1964
In 1964, ten of the world’s best surfers converge on Manly Beach to fight for the title of world champion.
Raggs - Episode 32 television program – 2005
Raggs is a bright, bouncy series with lots of colour, music and movement to appeal to its target preschooler audience.
Salute to the Aussie Digger spoken word – 2005
An historical overview of Australian military engagements in both war and peacekeeping told through music, sound effects and narration.
Swanston St Shamble; Two Day Jag music – 1944
The first published recordings of Graeme Bell’s Dixieland Band made in Melbourne in 1944.
Voice of a Nation historical – c1918
Returned Australian soldiers from the First World War march through a city street alongside horse-drawn Red Cross ambulances.
(I’m) Stranded music – 1976
A seminal Australian punk song.