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Roger McKenzie and Burnie Kent, c1960: Surfers Paradise

This clip shows silent home-movie footage of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast in Queensland around 1960. It opens with an intertitle that reads 'Surfers Paradise' placed over a picture postcard of smiling beachgoers. The clip cuts between shots of two- and three-storey holiday units and motels, with names like Golden ...

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Flyer about the New South Wales smoking bans in hotels and clubs, 2005

This is a single A5 page information flyer 'NSW Govt Smoking Bans: Frequently Asked Questions' published in 2005 by the Golden Barley Hotel, in Enmore, NSW. It is printed in black on one side of a white paper sheet. The 'No Smoking' logo and the Golden Barley Hotel logo are printed either side of the heading. Questions ...

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Southern Cross Hotel, Melbourne, 1969

This is a black-and-white image from the original negative looking south-west across the Melbourne skyline. The long building in the centre is the Southern Cross Hotel. Moving to its left, the tall buildings are the Gas and Fuel building and the CRA Building. In the centre background is Park Towers, a high-rise public housing ...

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Opening of a new bar at Hotel London, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, c1950

This is a black-and-white image from a negative depicting the opening of a new bar at the Hotel London on Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, in around 1950. It shows a crowd of men dressed in suits, many wearing hats, drinking glasses of beer and talking or posing for the photograph. Behind the bar are three women bartenders, ...

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Boys in front of Nissen huts at Nunawading Migrant Hostel, 1958-59

This is a black-and-white photograph showing teenager Michael Clarke and a friend leaning against a tree in front of Nissen huts at the Nunawading Migrant Hostel.

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Ivan Kucan and friends eating ice-cream at Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre, 1950

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Ivan Kucan, third from left, and five other men at Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre. Three of the group are eating ice-cream. The men are probably resting during a work project.

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Diaz family at Midway Migrant Hostel, 1974

This is a colour photograph showing Alicia, Pablo and Eduardo Diaz in a living room at the Midway Migrant Hostel in Maribyrnong, Victoria.

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Mess hall, Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre, 1950

This is a black-and-white photograph showing a group of about 40 men seated at long tables in the mess hall at Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre.

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Anna and Ivan Kucan and their daughters outside their home in Newport, 1953

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Anna and Ivan Kucan and their daughters, Larysa and Marika, in front of their weatherboard house in Newport, Victoria.

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Exterior view of People's Palace, Bourke Street, Melbourne, 1940s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the People's Palace, the Salvation Army hotel in Bourke Street, Melbourne, between Spring Street and Exhibition Street. Above the building is the sign, 'THE / PEOPLE'S PALACE'. Partially visible to the left is 'ACCOMMODATION'. The image is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Token penny, W D Wood, c1854

Token pennies (trade tokens)like this one often advertised the business of the token issuer. The coin is 34 mm in diameter.

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My caravan 'home'

What do you think of when you hear the word 'home'? For Shaye Fisher, it's a caravan at Portarlington, Victoria. Although Shaye's family only use the caravan on weekends and holidays, it is a constant among all the changes in her life. In this 'Heywire' clip, Shaye uses text, audio and visual images of the caravan park ...

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Balancing the options: tourist resort

Help a local council to investigate community attitudes to a proposed tourist resort. Gather facts and opinions from residents, environmentalists and park management. Compare options, then choose the plan that best addresses issues raised by all of the interest groups. Explain the reasons for your recommendation. This learning ...

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Discovering democracy: sport and leisure

View a slideshow of images and text to find out how Australians filled their leisure hours during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Identify holiday activities and methods of reaching holiday destinations. Examine the development of organised sport and other leisure activities, as well as the role that these activities ...

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Mystery objects: Li Yiping

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as a guidebook, a diary and a toy panda. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named Li Yiping. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Mystery objects: matching objects to people [Chinese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as a guidebook, a diary and a toy panda. Explore biographical information about bus passengers. Choose questions to ask them. Match the items of luggage to their owners. This learning object is a combination of four objects in the same series

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Mystery objects: David Hunt [Chinese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as a guidebook, a diary and a toy panda. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named David Hunt. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Mystery objects: Jack Grant [Japanese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as chopsticks, a dictionary and a postcard. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named Jack Grant. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Mystery objects: Akira Sato

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as chopsticks, a dictionary and a postcard. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named Akira Sato. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [Indonesian]

Arrive at an Indonesian hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...