10 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Argentine Ants Advertisement advertisement – 1968
In this television ad, Barry Crocker encourages kids to hunt Argentine ants in their local neighbourhood for a $10 reward.
Around a Gum Tree documentary – 1949
This documentary cleverly uses gum trees as a device to explore the broad range of industries that Australia supports.
Cactus feature film – 1986
Cactus explores both the horror of not being able to see and the notion that blindness can sharpen the senses and lift the spirits.
Epsilon feature film – 1995
Rolf de Heer combines extraordinary time lapse photography with a drama that argues that the human race is killing the planet.
From the Bush to the Bungalow documentary – 1920
Produced at a time when the timber industry was considered romantic, Bush Bungalow shows the power of nature and man’s ability to conquer it.
Last Ride feature film – 2009
On the run in rural South Australia, a former convict and his 10-year-old son get to know each other for the first and last time.
Paper Trail, the Life and Times of a Woodchip documentary – 1991
A ‘paper trail’ from Japanese paper products back to Australia, examining whether the world’s demand for paper can coexist with protection of its forests.
Roamin’ Holiday home movie – 1954
This amateur travelogue made by John and Frank Straford records their trip to north-east Victoria in the 1950s.
Shadowland short film – 1988
In Anthony Lucas’s animated student film, humanity evolves in a savage landscape.
Terrain in South East Asia sponsored film – 1964
Produced in-house by Army Public Relations, this was a restricted-access training film for Australian troops placed in South-East Asian postings.