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Cartoon depicting the Melbourne Plague, 1900

This black-and-white cartoon, published on 19 May 1900, depicts the outbreak of the bubonic plague in Melbourne by using imagery and a stanza from Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet'. A seven-line quotation from Act I Scene IV is printed below the image. The drawing shows two contemporary Melbourne figures, Dr John Elkington and ...

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Pyongyang Diaries, 1997: The Great Leader

This clip shows two visits by filmmaker Solrun Hoaas to Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, after the death of Kim Il Sung in 1994 and again in 1996. At a celebration in Kim Il Sung Square of the founding day of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a Korean woman speaks of her devotion to Kim Il Sung. Hoaas ...

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Pyongyang Diaries, 1997: 'Our way to socialism'

This clip shows scenes from the streets of Pyongyang in North Korea in the early morning as workers travel to work and schoolchildren gather on a corner. The streets display political posters, including one that says 'Let's celebrate / Sept. 9th / Our way to socialism'. In voice-over filmmaker Solrun Hoaas describes how ...

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Infections

This collection of digital curriculum resources is organised in two categories - causes and spread of infections; and fighting infections. Videos and images provide a historical perspective of human infectious diseases in Australia, including epidemic events and drug and vaccine development. Learning objects explore the ...

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'Too many cooks' - influenza treatment cartoon, 1937

This is a black-and-white cartoon commenting on the various methods of treating influenza used in the 1930s. It depicts parents reading books and newspapers and taking the advice of doctors and of William Hughes, the then minister for health, in an attempt to find the best treatment for their child's illness. The cartoon ...

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Epidemic diseases in 19th- and 20th-century Australia

This collection of digital curriculum resources is organised into eight disease categories - influenza; tuberculosis; diphtheria; poliomyelitis; smallpox; whooping cough; measles; and bubonic plague. Some of these occurred in huge epidemics such as the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918-19. Some, such as bubonic plague, ...

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Diphtheria ward of the Melbourne Hospital, Christmas 1900

This is a black-and-white photograph taken in the grounds of the Melbourne Hospital on Christmas Day, 1900. It shows children from the hospital's diphtheria ward seated in a large wicker pushcart. Two nurses, one of whom holds an infant, stand behind the children. On the right of the photograph is a doctor. The photograph ...

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Children playing cricket at Manly Beach, 1964

This is a colour photograph showing children playing cricket on Manly Beach in 1964. Nine children are gathered around the batter, who is wearing calipers and is waiting for the ball to be bowled. Other beachgoers, the Manly Surf Pavilion, other buildings and some trees are in the background.

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Question of naturalisation for the Petrovs, 1956

This is the first page of copy 39 of a 1956 secret Federal Cabinet submission made by the Minister for Immigration, Harold Holt, seeking Cabinet agreement to a proposal to grant Australian citizenship to Russian defectors Vladimir and Evdokia Petrov. The submission is entitled 'Question of Naturalization of Vladimir and ...

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Whitlam meeting Chairman Mao, 1973

This is a black-and-white photograph of Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam meeting China's Chairman Mao Zedong in November 1973. The two men are shown in a casual setting, seated in armchairs. There are bookshelves stacked with files behind them. Whitlam appears to be talking to Mao. There is a small table between ...

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Storing the harvester, 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 a 'Sunshine' stripper-harvester, with the name 'Hugh V. McKay' inscribed on it, being moved by two men and three young boys into storage in a hay shed. A young girl is sitting ...

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Communists marching, May Day, 1966

This is a black-and-white photograph taken by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) on 1 May 1966 showing members of the Communist Party of Australia (CPA) marching in a May Day rally in Sydney. There are at least four lines of marchers, mostly men, but including at least one woman and two children. The ...

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ALP federal election television advertisement, 1966 - asset 4

This is a clip taken from the second half of an Australian Labor Party (ALP) black-and-white television advertisement for the 1966 federal election. It shows the deputy leader of the ALP, Gough Whitlam, casually sitting on the corner of a lounge in his office with several large shelves lined with books behind him. In a ...

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'Immunisation. Goodbye to the plague', 1989 - asset 1

This is a clip from an educational film produced for the Department of Community Services and Health that was released in 1989 by the Australian Government to promote the benefits of immunisation. The 12-minute colour film is narrated by an actor in the role of an elderly man describing a range of diseases and infections ...

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'Immunisation. Goodbye to the plague', 1989 - asset 2

This is a clip from an educational film produced for the Department of Community Services and Health that was released in 1989 by the Australian Government to promote the benefits of immunisation. The 12-minute colour film is narrated by an actor in the role of an elderly man describing a range of diseases and infections ...

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'Immunisation. Goodbye to the plague', 1989 - asset 6

This is a clip from an educational film produced for the Department of Community Services and Health that was released in 1989 by the Australian Government to promote the benefits of immunisation. The 12-minute colour film is narrated by an actor in the role of an elderly man describing a range of diseases and infections ...

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'Immunisation. Goodbye to the plague', 1989 - asset 7

This is a clip from an educational film produced for the Department of Community Services and Health that was released in 1989 by the Australian Government to promote the benefits of immunisation. The 12-minute colour film is narrated by an actor in the role of an elderly man describing a range of diseases and infections ...

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'Immunisation. Goodbye to the plague', 1989 - asset 8

This is a clip from an educational film produced for the Department of Community Services and Health that was released in 1989 by the Australian Government to promote the benefits of immunisation. The 12-minute colour film is narrated by an actor in the role of an elderly man describing a range of diseases and infections ...

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Super Flu - Race Against a Killer, 2005: Avian flu in Hong Kong

This clip shows how it was established that an outbreak of avian (bird) influenza in Hong Kong in 1997 crossed over into the human population and resulted in the death of, among others, the 3-year-old boy depicted here. It includes a representation of the hospitalisation of the boy and footage of dead and dying poultry. ...

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Shadow Play, 2001: 'Not a slaughter'

This clip shows separate footage of Frank Palmos, Don North and Roland Challis, Australian, US and British foreign correspondents respectively, who were based in Indonesia in the 1960s. They relate the difficulties they faced in filing or having published their reports about political killings in Indonesia during this period. ...