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Australasian Gazette – All for a Good Cause (c.1920)


This Australasian Gazette newsreel footage from approximately 1920 shows a surf carnival at Bondi Beach, Sydney in aid of the St John’s Ambulance Brigade.

Curator’s notes

Newsreels were an integral part of cinema programming in Australia before the advent of television in 1956. Issued on a weekly basis, the newsreels enabled people to further engage with local and national political stories and events.