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Jack O’Hagan: Vocalist Composer historical – 1931

Multi-talented artist Jack O’Hagan performs five songs for Frank Thring’s series of variety shorts, Efftee Entertainers, including 'The Road to Gundagai’.

My Country spoken word – 1958

Dorothea Mackellar, aged about 73, reads her most famous poem, 'My Country’.

Snowy Hydro – The Jindabyne Story sponsored film – c1965

Although the film talks about the potential loss of the history of the region, the prevailing sense is that the new town of Jindabyne will do very well.

Kingswood Country – There’s No Place Like Rome television program – 1980

A sitcom that lampoons suburban Australian culture, while being equally fascinated with it.

Starstruck feature film – 1982

Gillian Armstrong’s Starstruck is an energetic rock musical comedy, with a kitsch aesthetic very much influenced by the style of early ’80s video clips.

A Fortunate Life television program – 1985

While most viewers will be aware of a strong note of irony underlying the story, there is no doubt that in the final analysis it is one of hope, endurance and faith in humanity.