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My Place - Episode 3: 1988: Lily, Food and chores

Lily and her cousin are working in the family restaurant, creating rice-paper rolls. The rolls are tricky and delicate to make and need an experienced hand. Phoung is congratulated for her skilful making of the rolls and Lily is embarrassed by her efforts.

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Mark Taylor discusses leadership, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of former Australian cricketer Mark Taylor outlining his views on leadership in general and specifically on leadership in cricket. Taylor indicates the personal value he places on communication in leadership. He states that while he was the Australian national cricket captain, he recognised ...

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Shane Gould talks on a sports champion's qualities, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of the former champion Australian swimmer Shane Gould talking about what is required to be a champion sportsperson. Gould suggests a high degree of all-round activity is needed at a young age to produce good physical development prior to specialisation in a particular sport. She says that ...

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General Motors Holden - 'Football, Meat Pies, Kangaroos and Holden Cars', c1976

This clip shows a television advertisement from about 1976 for General Motors-Holden's cars. It includes a montage of Australian icons such as the beach, the Australian flag, meat pies, koalas, kangaroos and Australian Rules football. These images are intercut with footage of people driving 1970s Holden cars including the ...

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Dog-on-the-tuckerbox in 1937

This is silent home movie footage shot in 1937. Two women are walking around in front of the 'dog-on-the-tuckerbox' monument outside Gundagai, New South Wales, looking first at the monument, and then at the large family car, parked next to it. The footage finishes with a close-up of the monument.

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'A view of the artist's house and garden, in Mills Plains, Van Diemen's Land'

This is an oil painting on canvas (76.4 cm x 114.4 cm) created by the artist, John Glover (1767-1849). Glover immigrated to Tasmania from Britain in 1830 at the age of 63, and the painting shows his Tasmanian home and garden. Glover's new shingle-roofed stone farmhouse and wooden studio-gallery with its 'ski jump' skillion ...

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'Altar, St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney', 1900-17

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. Probably taken between 1900 and 1917, it shows one of the side altars in St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales. The ornate altar is built in the gothic style and is decorated ...

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Crocodile costume, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a crocodile costume designed by John King for use in the closing ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. It has been designed to make the crocodile look as if it is standing on its hind legs. The costume, which covers the wearer completely, consists of a green stretch fabric bodysuit and a crocodile-head mask, ...

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Model sheep-making machine, prop, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a scale model of a so-called 'sheep-making machine', a mechanical prop that was designed by Dan Potra for use as a mechanical prop in the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The model, which is made from wire, corrugated cardboard and wood, was designed as an abstract shearing shed with awnings, windmills, ...

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Lawnmower prop, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a painted foam rubber lawnmower designed by Dan Potra for use as a theatrical prop in the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The base of the mower consists of a circular piece of green painted foam with a red top. A large purple-black foam cylinder and a small black foam square, with a red cylinder ...

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Model 'Kelly horse', Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a scale model of the ‘Kelly horse’, which was designed by Dan Potra for use as a mechanical prop in the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The model has a wood and metal framework, with eight metal wheels. A corrugated cardboard conveyor belt and tall wooden tower have been constructed around the ...

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Shoe bike theatrical prop, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a theatrical prop designed by Ross Wallace for use in the closing ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. It is an adult tricycle, surrounded by a steel frame covered with wire mesh, fabric and multicoloured artificial flowers and a green satin lining. The front wheel of the tricycle is situated in the toe of ...

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'Sunbaker', 1937

This is a black-and-white photographic image made in 1937 by Max Dupain (1911-92), which measures 38.0 cm x 34.2 cm. It shows the head and shoulders of a deeply tanned man, who is lying flat on his stomach on the sand, in bright sunlight. His head is laid to one side and resting on one arm and his other arm is lying out ...

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'What a day', 1939 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white silent fictional film entitled 'What a day', about a woman called June and two men who love her, Paul and Tony. The excerpt begins with June and Tony arriving to join a group of friends on Curl Curl beach in Sydney. June is shown talking to a friend and the gist of their conversation ...

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St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, 1884-1917

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative, produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. It shows an interior view of the nave of St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, looking eastwards towards the stained-glass windows. The congregational area is in the foreground of the image. ...

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Hills clothes hoists, 1988

This is a colour photograph of suburban backyards in Australia taken in 1988. It shows a row of small yards divided by wooden fences and, on the right, the backs of three identical joined houses. There is a Hills clothes hoist in the centre of each yard. Outside toilets can be seen at the ends of the yards on the left. ...

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Ford 'ute', 1934

This is one of the first Ford Coupe Utility vehicles (commonly known as 'utes'). The ute's numberplate is UT 001. It has a running board along the side, and wide, flaring front mudguards; the spare wheel is stored beside the engine compartment. The doors open from the front, the wheels have metal spokes and a soft cover ...

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'Now and then', 1986

This is an oil painting by John Brack (1920-99), painted in 1986. Measuring 152.7 cm x 184.2 cm, the painting shows a large number of steel nib pens and different coloured pencils arranged in groups on two different-shaped surfaces, one of which resembles a rectangular tabletop and the other an oval-shaped mirror. The group ...

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'Persecuted lovers', 1957-58

This is an oil and tempera painting by Arthur Boyd (1920-99), dating from 1957-58. Measuring 137.2 cm x 182.9 cm, the work shows a kneeling man (who wears a business suit, tie and hat and has a white beetle on his left cheek) pointing a rifle at a man and woman who are lying together on the ground. The man on the ground ...

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'The sisters', 1954

This is a large ceramic sculpture made from earthenware clay, measuring 95.5 cm x 50.0 cm x 34.0 cm. Made in 1954 by Arthur Boyd (1920-99), the work consists of two standing figures that are hugging each other with long spindly arms. Both figures, which are joined at the midsection, have strangely distorted heads, exposed ...