Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘volunteering’

6 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Australian Story – Absolute Beginner television program – 2006

This episode of the Logie award-winning Australian Story offers inspiration to anyone who’s ever wanted to do something special with their life but has become sidetracked with family or other commitments.

A Brief Survey of the Activities of the Brisbane City Mission sponsored film – c1939

This is a moving portrait of the charity work of the Brisbane City Mission for the poor at a time when many people struggled financially because of the Depression.

Couch: Our Women of the VAD home movie – 1943

This amateur production provides an almost behind-the-scenes view of the women as they went through their VAD training.

Red Cross Activities During and After WWI historical – c1919

The footage provides a snapshot of the daily tasks Female Red Cross volunteers performed during and after the First World War.

Red Matildas documentary – 1985

Told through the lives of three women, Red Matildas explores the social and political conditions in Australia during the Great Depression.

Yindi: The Last Koala? television program – 1996

A young koala is rescued from danger, but the whole species is still threatened.