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Video

Moving into Northcott Flats

This clip describes how pleased Dolly Wilson felt about moving into the new Northcott Flats in 1960. Explaining that she and her husband could never afford to buy their own home, Wilson tells how they decided to accept a flat at Northcott after where they had been living was demolished. To shots of her flat's interior in ...

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Sydney Harbour Bridge under construction, c1930

This is a frame blow-up showing the two halves of the Sydney Harbour Bridge under construction. The frame comes from an eight-minute black-and-white movie, 'Sydney Harbour Bridge: construction' showing the building of the Bridge from start to finish.

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Housing commission flats in Sydney, 1953

This is a black-and-white photograph taken in 1953 that shows the approach to the Sydney Harbour Bridge from North Sydney and New South Wales Housing Commission flats. On the left of the photograph are a petrol station and a car yard, while several cars are shown in the foreground. Attached to the petrol station is a 'FORD' ...

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'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 3

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your House and Mine'. In the voice-over, a man describes the various architectural styles of Melbourne houses. A man smokes a cigarette on a ground floor balcony of a multistorey block of flats. Another block of flats is shown ...

Teacher resource

Activities: History, Episode 2 - Housing

This resource for History teachers is focused on housing and home ownership in Australia. It supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 2 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series. This series investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through archival materials ...

Teacher resource

Activities: English, Episode 2 - Housing

This resource for English teachers is focused on housing and home ownership in Australia. It supports a set of short excerpts from Episode 2 of 'The Making of Modern Australia', a 2010 ABC television documentary series. This series investigates the social and political history of postwar Australia through archival materials ...