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Kiddies of Queensland Enjoy Outings in their Billy Carts: Rockhampton (c.1920)


This segment from an Australasian Gazette newsreel item shows a group of boys riding on the back of goats and children riding in billycarts down a street in Rockhampton, Queensland.

Curator’s notes

This cute newsreel item is part of Australasian Gazette, edition 304, from approximately 1920. Before the advent of television, newsreels were a major source of news in Australia and – as is the case today – light-hearted or novelty items were included as part of the newsreel.