11 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Archibald Family: Noorong Gazette: Parts IX - XII home movie – c1928
These gazettes made by members of the Archibald family are some of the earliest examples of home movie making.
Australasian Gazette – All for a Good Cause newsreel – c1920
A surf carnival at Bondi Beach in aid of the St John’s Ambulance Brigade features in this Australasian Gazette newsreel from approximately 1920.
Australasian Gazette – Shopping Week, Sydney newsreel – c1926
This 1926 Australasian Gazette newsreel segment features a 'monster procession’ as part of Shopping Week in Bondi Junction, Sydney.
Australasian Gazette – Spectacular Surf Club Parade at Bondi Championships Carnival newsreel – c1929
This 1929 newsreel includes a lifesaving demonstration and a Scottish pipe band leading the opening parade of a surf carnival at Bondi Beach.
The Australians’ Final Campaign in 1918 historical – c1919
A compilation film covering Australian forces on the Western Front in the final year of the First World War.
Carnival of Flowers, Toowoomba sponsored film – 1953
This short sponsored film about the 1953 Carnival of Flowers in Toowoomba captures the floral street parade and the colours of spring.
Life Guards at Bondi Beach documentary – c1929
From around 1929, this fragment of actuality footage shows a Surf Life Saving carnival at Bondi Beach.
Richmond Carnival in Aid of Blind Soldiers, May 1918 newsreel – 1918
Parades, carnivals and marches were commonly covered by newsreels. They were held to raise money and increase support for Australian troops and their families.
They Chose Peace documentary – 1952
The Realist Film Unit covered the Youth Carnival for Peace and Friendship in Sydney, which took place in the highly political climate of 1952.
Travelogue of Eastern States newsreel – c1929
This travelogue, made around 1929, shows the major cities of eastern Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the new national capital.
Winging It short film – 1998
A short animation about a young man who recalls a piece of family lore which helps him out of a potentially tricky situation.