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Artificial reefs: developing new farms

Discover a new type of fish farming. The Western Australian Government is building two prototype reefs to demonstrate how artificial reefs can be friendly to the environment and increase fish numbers. Watch as Brad Adams, an abalone farmer, shows you his experimental reefs. See how successful he is at sourcing his abalone ...

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Artificial reefs and the mining boom

Has the mining boom with its 'fly-in fly-out' workers led to pressure on fish stocks in Western Australia? A leading recreational fishing body says it has. Explore whether creating artificial reefs might be a solution. A Western Australian mining and fisheries minister explains why he thinks it could work. He also talks ...

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Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932 - asset 1

This is a clip from footage prepared as part of the production process of a segment to be included in a 1932 episode of Movietone News, a black-and-white newsreel. It contains footage of Sydney Harbour Bridge shortly after its official opening in 1932, showing cars driving across the Bridge. Four trams travel along a lane ...

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Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932 - asset 2

This is a clip from footage prepared as part of the production process of an item to be included in a 1932 episode of Movietone News, a black-and-white newsreel. It contains footage of Sydney Harbour Bridge shortly after its official opening in 1932, showing cars driving across the Bridge. Many people are walking across ...

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Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932 - asset 3

This is a clip from footage prepared as part of the production process of an item to be included in a 1932 episode of Movietone News, a black-and-white newsreel. It contains footage showing vehicles boarding and leaving ferries next to the new Sydney Harbour Bridge and the vehicular ferries zipping across the busy Harbour. ...

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'New bridge: punt ends 41 years service', 1965

This is a clip taken from an item about the Taren Point punt in Sydney that featured in the weekly episode of the black-and-white newsreel Cinesound Review released to cinemas on 3 June 1965. The clip opens with the title screen 'New Bridge: / PUNT ENDS 41 YEARS SERVICE / CINESOUND REVIEW'. The first sequence of scenes ...

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Commuting by Cable, 1988: 'Mind the curve'

This clip shows various forms of public transport available in Victoria's state capital, Melbourne, in the late 19th century up to and including the introduction of the cable-haul tram system in 1885. The clip includes shots of children and adults in and on horse-drawn vehicles, bicycles and a steam-hauled train. There ...

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'Train' by Josephine Rowe

'Train' is a short fiction by Josephine Rowe about a person waiting for a train on a Melbourne suburban train platform and about the subsequent train journey, during which passengers passively acquiesce as - slowly and surreally - the train becomes submerged in water. The story is told in the first person by a narrator ...

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If you build it, they will come

It's been 'all systems go' in the Northern Territory, with a range of new development projects springing up. In this clip from 2013, see Territorians coming up with novel solutions to the age-old problem of housing. Could a shortage of affordable housing derail the good economic times?