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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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Evening out in Surfers Paradise, 1956

This black-and-white photograph shows four couples crossing a road with linked arms at night in Surfers Paradise in 1956. Behind them are cars, a Chinese restaurant, and other shops with illuminated signs.

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Yucatán Peninsula: sustainable tourism

The Yucatán Peninsula in south-eastern Mexico is a popular tourist destination. This clip focuses on examples of sustainable tourism - tourism that aims to have a low environmental impact. View Tulum, a town under threat of being developed similarly to Cancún, a major tourist resort destination.

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Zou ba! Visiting China: holiday plans

Watch two friends planning a holiday. Look at countries to visit such as China, New Zealand, Vietnam, Russia, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Investigate how to ask and answer questions about holiday plans. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

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Visiting the Three Sisters, 1930

This is black-and-white amateur movie footage showing a group of women visiting the Three Sisters at Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, in 1930. It includes the Three Sisters rock formations and the entrance to the 'Westella' guesthouse as well as close-ups of women's fashions and a professional photographer ...

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A street in Surfers Paradise, 1959

This is a black-and-white photograph of a crowded street in Surfers Paradise in 1959. A couple in casual clothes, with the man carrying a toddler on his shoulders, is in the centre of the photograph. Other people, shops, signs and cars can be seen.

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The Food Lovers' Guide to Australia, 2004: Not your usual Chinese restaurant

This clip shows a close-up of a lotus flower with the voice of presenter Joanna Savill explaining that it is a symbol of purity and fertility. Lotus farmer Jackson So and restaurateur Chang Soo are then shown knee-deep in mud collecting lotus root from their lotus plantation in Ballina, New South Wales. Savill explains ...

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Cannibal Tours, 1987: 'Is it all right to take pictures?'

This clip shows Western tourists taking photographs of people in the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. The tourists are filmed from behind as they advance toward their 'subjects' to get a better shot. This is accompanied by their exclamations of delight and the constant click of their camera shutters. The clip includes ...

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Humpback whale carcass, Tangalooma Whaling Station, c1957 - item 1 of 2

This is a colour photograph showing the carcass of a southern humpback whale ('Megaptera novaengliae') on the wooden slipway of the Tangalooma Whaling Station on Moreton Island in Queensland. The whale is intact with its underside uppermost, showing distinctive colourings and markings, including the ventral grooves. Onlookers, ...

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Alex Liddy 'Atria' serving utensils, 2005

These are four 'Atria' serving utensils, manufactured from stainless steel and plastic by Housewares International, China. The utensils comprise a cake lifter, a large serving spoon and two large salad servers, all made from polished stainless steel. All utensils are marked on the reverse.

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French souvenir doll with fishing net and basket of mussels, 1890-1900

This is a female doll with a fishing net and a basket of mussels. It was probably made to be a souvenir of a French coastal town, and would have been intended for display rather than play. It was made in France from bisque (unglazed pottery), wood, cotton, human hair and wool between 1880 and 1900. The body and legs are ...

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Housemaid's white linen cap, c1900

This is a white linen housemaid's cap, also called a mob cap. It is circular and gathered around the face with an internal strap, also of white linen, for fastening the cap around the head. The cap is 32 cm long.

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Waitresses serving customers in a cafe, 1950-60

This is a black-and-white image depicting two waitresses, one of whom is receiving a plate from a chef, serving customers seated in a small cafe. A portrait of the Queen hangs on the far wall. The photograph is part of the Laurie Richards Collection of commercial photographs at Museum Victoria. Its dimensions are: width, ...

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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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Lhuede family eating ice-creams at 'Puffing Billy' steam train station, c1977

This is a photograph of the Lhuede family eating ice-creams at the 'Puffing Billy' train station in Belgrave, taken in about 1977. A Holden car, a macrame handbag and the clothing of the time are all visible. The image was collected as part of the museum's 'Melbourne's Biggest Family Album' project in 2006. It is a digital ...

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Ivan Kucan and Mrs Malynko smoking hams in the backyard, Newport, 1968

This is a digital copy of a black-and-white photograph showing Ukrainian-born Ivan Kucan and his neighbour Mrs Malynko (first name unknown) in her Newport backyard smoking hams in 1968.

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Brian Austin catching bus to Adelaide on the Esplanade, St Kilda, 1954

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Brian Austin walking towards the camera, going back to his hotel in St Kilda while his tour bus is being loaded for a return trip to Adelaide in December 1954. The bus is behind him and there are several people and many pieces of luggage next to it. The Catani clock tower is ...

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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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Madge Colegrave doing the dishes, Ferntree Gully, 1973

This colour photograph features Madge Colegrave doing the dishes at the kitchen sink in a relative's home at Ferntree Gully in 1973. The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006.