The Collection is made up largely of Australian documentaries giving a picture of Australia and Australians from the 1940s to the mid 1980s. Topics covered include immigration, tourism, agriculture, industial relations, sport, visual arts, social customs, history and education. The Collection also contains some international films including American training films from the 1950s.

The films are currently stored at URRSA and requests can be emailed to library.store@flinders.edu.au


State Film and Video Library of South Australia Collection - partial listing

Displaying records 1 through 892 of 892 records found. (892 records displayed). Sorted by title

1976 Toronto olympiad for physically disabled.
  The 'Paralympics' for paraplegic and quadriplegic athletes have been held at the same time and in the same country as the Olympic Games since 1948. In Toronto 1976, blind and amputee athletes joined with the wheelchair competitors to stage the first 'Olympiad for the physically disabled'.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 018408
    Shelf Number: 7

200,000 reasons
    Australian surf lifesaving clubs are nationwide community organisations that began in 1907. The film takes a lighthearted look at their history, development and techniques as they continue to save lives every summer. The lifestyles of the individual lifesavers is a focus. Many of them are beach-orientated people, and for them lifesaving is a natural choice.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 206205
    Shelf Number: 93

4000 frames
    One frame each of a series of images of common objects, street scenes and abstract textures edited to create twenty-four separate images per second and accompanied by ticking gradually increasing then decreasing in volume.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520114
    Shelf Number: 101

60 second spot: making of T.V. commercial
    This film shows the making of a 7UP commercial. It follows the production of the commercial from the storyboard concept through preproduction planning and casting to the actual filming on location. It is simultaneously a film about advertising, television and film-making.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 25 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: C1296
    Shelf Number: 94

A banker in paradise
    Produced by the Bank of NSW as part of the bank's 150 years anniversary celebration. Shows the function of the travelling bank and sees the various islands surrounding Fiji through the eyes of the bank representative from Sydney.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 32 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110113
    Shelf Number: 86

A case for books.
    Shows how libraries have fitted into society all over Australia, from the bustle of Sydney's Kings Cross to the remote outback.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 23 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305408
    Shelf Number: 12

A city awakens
    A city symphony covering what goes on in the early hours in the cities of Sydney, Los Angeles and New York.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 20610
    Shelf Number: 93

A city family
    Very beautifully shot, this film follows the daily life of a typical white, suburban family. Elements of the Australian lifestyle such as work, food and leisure are depicted.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220120
    Shelf Number: 93

A clockwork lemon
    Inter cut with old newsreel footage, this documentary tries to compare and contrast the optimistic views of technology held by earlier generations, with the reality of the modern as we investigate how life has been altered by the introduction of the computer.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401512
    Shelf Number: 85

A dairyland romance
    Illustrates the importance of maintaining good breeding lines in dairy cattle, providing proper care for cows during gestation and rearing calves to breeding age. The narrative is structured as an interview with dairy cow, Effie Tunzacreem and bull, Buttervale Bolivar Blublud, who recount their life story.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 103

A fighting chance
    A history of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) aeromedical evacuation service from World War 1 to the present day. The film explains how it has grown to encompass civilian life in the outlying areas of Australia.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 701411
    Shelf Number: 93

A hole in the ground
    A train brings a limping man to a mining town. When the gold mine he is working in caves-in, he is killed. A film which experiments with sound and visual expectations. In the absence of a train and a subject, all action is conveyed through camera movement and sound effects.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406609/406610/406611
    Shelf Number: 101

A little bit in all of us
    A number of dramatised incidents involving a family camping in the Australian bush. This film displays fire and rescue services at work and the cost involved in a rescue operation.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415611
    Shelf Number: 53

A loaf of bread
    From the wheat fields to the front door, the various stages and procedures that are a part of making a loaf of bread are investigated.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422402
    Shelf Number: 101

A long walk home
    Follows the homeward journey of an Australian Aboriginal man through the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Elements of the Australian landscape, such as native flora and fauna, are shown.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410505
    Shelf Number: 101

A look at parliament
    A sitting of the Victorian state parliament is used to examine the roles of individual members of parliament in the Westminster system of government. Includes footage of the appointment of the 21st Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Henry Arthur Winicke.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 309409
    Shelf Number: 18

A man and his dog
    A discussion on the origins, features, training and first cast of the kelpie dog working on a sheep station.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515323
    Shelf Number:

A man with a problem
    Follows a man named Doug who has struggled with alcoholism for years as he seeks medical help at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide. The hospital staff use behaviour therapy to recondition him to react adversely to alcohol.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208423
    Shelf Number: 53

A matter of manners
    The correct use of manners is examined in a variety of public relations situations. A fictionalised narrative is used to investigate improvements that would increase customer comfort in office and retail locations.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108104
    Shelf Number: 86

A model for matter
    Two scientists talk about different types of matter and their properties through visual aids and scientific experiments to discover a model for matter. The film also provides an explanation for Brownian matter.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316112
    Shelf Number: 34

A nation's health
    An exploration into the birth, process and success of Australia's national health scheme.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512409
    Shelf Number: 99

A nation's health: the Australian National Health Scheme
    Traces the story of an accident victim who is taken to hospital and recovers through the work of the National Health Scheme of Australia. The Scheme ensures that all people can be effectively covered in cases of illness. Many of the services of the health scheme are shown.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412318
    Shelf Number: 126

A pace ahead
    Details scientific advancements in the Australian dairy industry.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 306322
    Shelf Number: 18

A personal matter: the union rep.
    A Greek man with an sick wife seeks time off work to take her to hospital. Unsure of how to go about this, he seeks assistance from the union representative. The responsibility of the union is in question here, as it looks at the implications of unionism, creating a distinction between problems of a personal nature, and those of a union one.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504712
    Shelf Number: 101

A place to land
    A review of the great occasions in aviation history in Australia, followed by a report on the planning, construction and opening of the new international air terminals at Sydney Kingsford-Smith airport and Tullamarine, Victoria
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 22 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 306 113
    Shelf Number: 29

A pocketful of history: the story of currency in Australia
    A recounting of the history of currency in Australia dating as far back as the arrival of the First Fleet. It also explains decimal currency and the advantages/purposes of this new currency system.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108219
    Shelf Number:

A selection interview
    An interview for a promotion held by a board of three men. It addresses the problems confronting both the interviewer and interviewee, such as preparation, conduct, qualities and justification of all qualifications.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 222404; 411 315
    Shelf Number: 93

A shared birth
    This film presents information on various aspects of ante-natal preparation including physiotherapy and parenthood classes. It illustrates the advantages of sharing childbirth with a supportive partner.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122221
    Shelf Number: 95

A trade for tomorrow
    A film showing the training and graduations for those joining the Navy held at H.M.A.S. Nirimba.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407124
    Shelf Number: 26

A versatile navy
    A detailed catalogue of the Royal Australian Navy's fleets and equipment, reassuring Australians that the best men, ships and equipment are defending their shores.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501422
    Shelf Number: 103

A window to trade
    A film targeted at overseas retail companies that explains the nature of the Australian marketplace and the potential to sell their products. Events such as trade expos and product exhibitions at the World Trade Centres in Sydney and Melbourne are portrayed as places to showcase retail goods. A seminar involving a Malaysian Timber company is placed forward as an example.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 521601
    Shelf Number:

A world of his own: Matthew
    Matthew Ellis is a severely mentally retarded ten-year-old. In this film his parents talk about what it has been like caring for Matthew, and the kind of work which they do to help other parents of handicapped children through Association for Handicapped Citizens.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319322
    Shelf Number: 45

Aborigines of Australia
    Looks at the problems associated with Aboriginal and part Aboriginal people in Australia in 1964, and outlines the assimilation policy.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 44 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 107409
    Shelf Number:

About television 2.
    A film in the ABC series on TV production, using visuals and music and no dialogue.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 21 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 314419
    Shelf Number: 12

About trees
    A look at the native and introduced trees that grow and are cultivated in Australia. The film explores the uses for their wood around the country.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518817
    Shelf Number: 100

Above all else : forestry and forest products in South Australia
    Above All Else follows the process of growing, harvesting and milling radiata pine in the artificial forests of South Australia. It also addresses the main problems involved in the industry, namely insects, disease and fire.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 211306
    Shelf Number: 94

Accident
    Accident is a short teaching documentary innovatively presenting the issue of workers compensation and a background for the legal process which will result from a fictionalised story about Nick's injury. Racism in the workplace is also depicted in this film based on a real life story. Should Nick be compensated for his injury?
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 16 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220207
    Shelf Number: 53

ACTIL: People and Performance
    An informative look into ACTIL,Australia's leading domestic textile producer. Includes an introduction to Adelaide, and an overview of ACTIL's success. The film explores the cotton industry in Australia and the processing of cotton to become ACTIL products. Entirely promotional, there is an insight to the day to day inner workings of the ACTIL factory in Woodville, South Australia, and a series of visual advertisements for bedroom fashions. There is reference to ACTIL's involvement in the creation of fabric designed for military use and a small part devoted to promoting migration and ethnicity.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 701420
    Shelf Number: 18

Action in Vietnam.
    The Australian First Battalion Group in Vietnam. A search and destroy mission in war zone D: Viet Cong attack and Australian and American counter attack; the setting up of a medical post in a village and the uncooperative reaction of the villagers; high casualty rate amongst the Viet Cong: relaxation in sport or on leave in Bangkok or Hong Kong.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 26 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 114109
    Shelf Number: 7

Action of the teat cup
    An analysis of the withdrawal of milk and the precise effects on the cow's udder/teat.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204214
    Shelf Number: 92

Adelaide
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: No Number
    Shelf Number: 126

Adults learning: the computer centre
    A dramatised depiction of how staff can learn to use a new office computer; designed to promote discussion.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508712
    Shelf Number:

Advance Australia
    Represents Australia as a progressive nation through the development of post-war industry. Australia is promoted as a modern country with much to offer its citizens with the benefits of a growing local industry and a leisurely lifestyle. Australian people are represented as easy-going and relaxed in addition to their strong work ethic.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 028089
    Shelf Number: 18

After the flood
    After the disastrous floods of 1893 in Brisbane, the city was able to grow and develop until 1974 when circumstances repeated. This documentary examines the suffering of the land and the people in trying to regain their lives and find housing solutions. Social workers from around the country come to aid, providing immediate cash relief and action groups.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220110, 316220
    Shelf Number: 93

Aftermath: the defence against disaster
    This film addresses ideas and methods on the ways civil defence organisations can deal with natural disasters. It emphasises the need for effective planing and training in order to deal with floods, earthquakes, storms etc.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 11minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508212; 507219
    Shelf Number: 137

Alice Springs: Red heart, blue centre
    Alice Springs, the land, the people and activities
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 18 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407 325
    Shelf Number: 29

All on a summer's day
    Three boys steal tarts from a home economics class, but the girls get revenge with the aid of laxatives.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520719/520720
    Shelf Number: 105

All this began at two bob a night at Collingwood
    Describes the life and art of Australian painter, Tom Roberts with particular focus on the activities of the 'Heidelberg School' and Roberts' portraiture. Produced using footage of original paintings, archival material and relevant environments and buildings with some anecdotal interviews and diary readings.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 53 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: C00881
    Shelf Number:

Along the beach
    An impressionistic study of the shapes, shadows and textures of the beach on Stradbroke Island.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 7 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 414317
    Shelf Number: 110

Amazing platypus
    A description of Australia's platypus
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524825
    Shelf Number: 138

Amphometer training film
    A detailed film about the design and application of an amphometer, a device to test the speed of motor vehicles. Using two police officers as guides, the film looks at how the amphometer is assembled and used on the road. Gives various examples of speeding motorists being caught by the device.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117206
    Shelf Number: 94

An approach to art teaching.
    The method of teaching art used by the Education Department in New South Wales schools.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 18 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 317410
    Shelf Number: 45

An introduction to the Defence Cataloguing System
    This film describes the Defence Cataloguing System. The most important element of the Defence Cataloguing System is identification of items. It shows the process of recording the unique identity of an item of supply (e.g. bolts, nuts etc) so that only one stock number can be applied to it. This is shown in great detail as this is the heart and soul of the cataloguing system.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 17 Minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316222
    Shelf Number: 92

An open space secondary school at work.
    This film gives an inside view of an open space school in operation, showing the advantages and day-to-day methods used in open space school layout. Some of the problems which must be faced and solved by staff as well as students to promote an efficient and effective school are shown. Shows both sides of the open space system so that problems may be prevented and the benefits realised.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308517
    Shelf Number: 12

Ana: an interpreter
    Ana is a Spanish/English interpreter in a Sydney family centre. The film shows some of the problems with which she works - human rather than linguistic ones - and her relationships with English speaking co-workers. The film is designed to raise questions about the need for communicators like Ana and about the isolation of non-English speaking people.
    Released: 9 mins
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506607
    Shelf Number: 136

Angela Tolley

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 138

Another sunny day in Western Australia
    A bright look at suburban Perth, focussing on preparations throughout the community for the Commonwealth Games to be held there. Looks at the different social structures predominant in Perth at the time. Voice of God narration with a lyrical twist; the commentary is a poem.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 28-52
    Shelf Number: 18

Any red port left?
    Reviews rescue breathing methods for victims of drowning, and discusses mouth to mouth procedures. Most of the footage is designed to promote safer practices with small motor boats and presents some of the basic rules of water safety.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316 224
    Shelf Number: 29

Anyway...what is an Australian?
    The views and thoughts on multiculturalism of several Australians from Greek, Vietnamese, Turkish, Italian, Chinese, Italian and British backgrounds. Their unique cultural activities are compared to "assimilated" activities. There is a particular focus on education amongst children from ethnic backgrounds.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 104049
    Shelf Number: 94

Anzac
    An account of the Battle of Gallipoli, told through stills from 1915 and exposition by objective and subjective narrators. Details of the warfare, as well as the living conditions of the soldiers are examined.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 058038
    Shelf Number: 94

Apprenticed to the future
    A short documentary promoting the Royal Australian Air Force to young apprentices. Images of work and recreation at the school in Wagga show the positive, wholesome atmosphere it provides for the young men. The radio apprentices at the Royal Melbourne Technical College also feature, working with up to date equipment for radio and television.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 14mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220407
    Shelf Number: 93

Arctic jungle
    The struggle for existence of the Eskimos: their hunting, fishing and trading with the white men, and help from the whites in the form of hospitals, mounted police and protection
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501320
    Shelf Number: 122

Are you listening?
    Focuses on the teaching of listening skills to children through a programme of structural musical activities adapted from the caddy method. The programme which makes use of the child's need to sing, create and perform increases understanding, resulting in improvement in learning skills.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 313120
    Shelf Number: 45

Army air training
    Training of paratroops and air dispatch teams for delivery of stores by parachutes and free dropping.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212511
    Shelf Number: 34

Arnhem Land
    A pictorial record of a scientific expedition to Arnhem Land. It traces the findings of observers in different fields, such as botany, entomology, zoology, anthropology.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210110
    Shelf Number: 93

Around a gum tree
    Just as the people of Australia have a distinctive identity, so too the gum trees are indicative of our diverse nation. From the harsh outback terrain, to the snow fields, gum trees are one of our national treasures.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 34

Art of batting
    This film shows you how to bat correctly and successfully in the fascinating and delightful game of cricket. All the different types of shots when batting are demonstrated. It shows you how you should stand, what techniques you should use, protective gear you should wear and what you should look like (dress). The film gives you very detailed advice and instructions on what sort of shots you should play in different types of situations.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402725
    Shelf Number: 99

Ask an Australian about driving (Greek)
    A Greek language version of the film
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512105
    Shelf Number: 126

Ask an Australian about flora and fauna.
    An Italian language version of this film.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401418
    Shelf Number: 4

Ask an Australian: about government (Serbo Croat version)
    The documentary is a Serbo-Croat language version, depicting Australia's democratic voting system, industry, education, defence forces, public transport and other government achievements.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401403
    Shelf Number: 26

Ask an Australian about her household (Greek version)
    This is a Greek language version of the film. It sets out to portray Australian household life in the 70's, from the milkman, the wife shopping and cooking, a barbecue, to the kids playing in the back yard.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508214
    Shelf Number: 141

Ask an Australian about her household (Serbo-Croatian version)
    Demonstrates all the conveniences of a modern Australian household lifestyle by following the events in a day in the life of a typical Australian housewife.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508209
    Shelf Number: 141

Attachments: adjustable hemmer, foot hemmer, edge stitcher
    Construction, attachment and operation of the foot hemmer, adjustable hemmer and edge stitcher are shown, together with the various uses of each and the preparation of sewing material in each case.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505722
    Shelf Number: 136

Austinmere wheat and sheep farm
    Life on Austinmere farm; wheat production and sheep shearing are shown in contrast with the uncertain future of farming and city life.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220115, 218216
    Shelf Number: 92

Australia makes aircraft
    Details the advances made by the Commonwealth Department of Supply in local manufacture and design of aircraft (such as the Mirage fighter) and missiles.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 218318
    Shelf Number: 18

Australia today
    An overview of each capital city, the main commodities produced, the major landmarks, the people and the lifestyle in post-second world war Australia.
    Released: 1946
    Running Time (minutes): 32 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: AB5/92
    Shelf Number:

Australia's north west
    This film describes and shows the changes taking place in the frontier country of Australia's north west, the Kimberley region. The film uses lots of aerial shots to show the mountainous landscape and the various lakes, creeks, and rivers. It also features the abundance of wildlife which is one of the main features of the area, along with the unique landscape and terrain. The film shows the new irrigation schemes that are being implemented. The new crops being seeded, the new methods of cattle breeding, new mineral discoveries and the new towns that are being developed. New people are coming into the area due to the growth of these industries.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510609
    Shelf Number: 99

Australia's Northern Territory
    A look at the Northern Territory, focussing on the natural landscape, resources, fauna and flora and industry. Alice Springs, Katherine and Darwin are explored in detail.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401525
    Shelf Number: 93

Australia's soldier tradesmen
    This film promotes the Army Apprentices School at Balcombe on the Mornington Peninsula, 40 miles from Melbourne. The school educates boys aged 15 to 17 who are encouraged to learn a trade while undergoing basic military training. They are shown receiving tuition in mechanics, geometrics, metalwork, woodwork, plumbing, bricklaying, electronics, telecommunications, music and blacksmithing. Their curriculum includes recreational activities. All students receive an Army wage and the narrator mentions that each boy's attendance comes at no cost to the parents.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416511
    Shelf Number: 141

Australia's wheat
    This film provides a history of Australia's grain production industry, including machines, inventors and inventions. The film then documents the process of wheat production from turning the soil to spraying chemicals, then to harvesting and the export of wheat.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214501
    Shelf Number: 34

Australia's yachtsmen
    Deals with the construction and racing of yachts, from the smallest to those suitable for the annual Sydney to Hobart race. Includes a record of "Gretel's" trials with "Vim" on Sydney Harbour prior to her departure for the America's Cup races.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508114
    Shelf Number: 110

Australian Aborigines: cooking
    The traditional cooking and eating practices of indigenous Australians are depicted through the preparation of a kangaroo on a open earth stove.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406506, 406507
    Shelf Number: 105

Australian color diary number 37
    A film about the Dubbo Jazz Festival documenting the various bands, the people, and the atmosphere that it brings to the city.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510813
    Shelf Number: 140

Australian color diary number 89
    A visual montage capturing images which are representative of rush hour in inner city Sydney, set to a modern musical score.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

Australian colour diary no. 18
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 7 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 943737
    Shelf Number: 139

Australian colour diary no.2
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 9 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 943732
    Shelf Number: 104

Australian colour diary No. 37
    The 25th Australian jazz convention 1971 at Dubbo, N.S.W.: the 600 musicians and enthusiasts, and the effects on the town.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510813
    Shelf Number: 138

Australian colour diary No. 41
    The Sydney Opera house in its final stages near the end of 1972
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510811
    Shelf Number: 126

Australian colour diary, number 20
    News magazine with two segments: (1) the town and gardens of Lismore, N.S.W. at the time of the annual floral festival, and (2) the blast furnace is tapped and steel is produced and milled at the Port Kembla steel works.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 016171
    Shelf Number: 139

Australian Dance Theatre
    An overview of the Australian Dance Theatre, featuring interviews with its members, footage of board meetings, rehearsals and performances.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 622324
    Shelf Number: 95

Australian diary no. 15
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 943716
    Shelf Number: 139

Australian diary No. 17
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 943736
    Shelf Number: 134

Australian diary number 1
    Partly using the theme of motion, the film explores aspects of Australia's identity. People sail on Sydney Harbour, drovers round-up cattle near Wodonga and a father shows his two children how to throw a boomerang. Also, women are shown in various non-domestic capacities which include studying at the University of Western Australia and women with occupational experience during the war continuing to work as farmers.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: AB13036
    Shelf Number: 140

Australian diary number 16
    Features the following segments: Antarctic Ship Visits Deserted Whaling Station, Sydney Craftsman Restores Priceless Art Treasures and Famous Beach is Popular Summer Playground (about Manly Beach).
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: AB13123B
    Shelf Number: 99

Australian diary number 24
    Three vignettes concerning various aspects of Australian culture: a flying Doctor visiting patients in rural Australia ; mulga wood being turned into souvenirs and toys ; couples on vacation around the Great Barrier Reef.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 943668
    Shelf Number:

Australian diary number 44
    Contains the following segments: Garden City of Launceston is Beauty Spot, Giant Pipes Bring Water From Murray, Hayman Island is Pacific Paradise and Hollywood Comes to Australia (features footage of the making of 'Kangaroo', starring Maureen O'Hara and directed by Lewis Milestone).
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420 104
    Shelf Number: 102

Australian food parade
    A colourful impression and description of Australia's primary production achievements and the great potentialities and benefits of Australian land and farming. The film travels to different areas and farms of Australia and shows where the different crops are grown and where the different types of cattle are raised. It shows the relationship between Royal Shows and the country people as a major event.
    Released: 1958
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 309/214
    Shelf Number: 93

Australian history
    The history of European Australia examined through a satirical medium. An animated film providing brief and generalised details of events that led to the colonization and development of Australia. Industry, religion, politics and sport are discussed as some of the definitive aspects of Australian history.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 324310
    Shelf Number: 92

Australian landforms
    Shows the evolution of Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand from 2,000 million years ago to the present. Animation is combined with aerial footage of the four main landform regions: the Western Shield, Central Basins, Eastern Highlands and the Island Arc from New Guinea to New Zealand.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308416
    Shelf Number: 85

Australian landscape artists
    A broad history of the painting of Australian landscape. The scope includes early settlement, the period of adjustment to Australian bush life in the mid-19th century, the Heidelberg School and the formalism of the early-20th century. Hans Heysen and Charles Bush comment on their own styles and various paintings are shown in support of the narration. The paralleling of art with nature is contrasted by Bush's final statement that the most "new and vital" Australian landscape worth representing is the texture of the city.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520801
    Shelf Number:

Australian landscape artists
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412615
    Shelf Number: 101

Australian report (Mandarin)
    A Mandarin language version of the above film.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415520
    Shelf Number: 34

Australian scene
    The impressions gained by a Colombo Plan student from the Philippines in the eight months since his arrival in Australia.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 19 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220 405
    Shelf Number: 13

Australian tourist trophy meeting at Longford Tasmania March 1960
    This motor race was held on seven kilometres of road in Longford, near Launceston. The film features highlights of the race as well as preparation and a look at the what goes on behind the scenes.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210217
    Shelf Number:

Australian weekend
    Account of how, in 1960, the average Australian family spent their weekend: The beach, the races, sporting events, church, etc. No narration, just image and music with some sound.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512-508
    Shelf Number: 141

Autumn days
    Montage sequences utilising diegetic and non diegetic sound depict the cycle of autumn. Elements of the Australian lifestyle and environment are depicted amongst linking shots of leaves falling from trees.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510722
    Shelf Number: 103

Ayers rock
    An educational film utilising Ayers rock to demonstrate the effects of erosion and weathering.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 102

Azhari Ali - an Acehnese university student
    Set in the city of Banda Aceh, this film traces the daily life of Azhari Ali a student of agriculture at the University of Syiah Kuala. His lodgings and some money are provided by the Mosque authorities. Some extra money is gained by teaching the Koran five nights a week. Only late at night can this ambitious 25-year-old find time to study away from his daily commitments.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 23 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: B4869
    Shelf Number: 2

Babe Ruth, King of Swat: Perfect control
    Short story set at a boys school. The lesson is interrupted and a daydream sequence takes over. Features top U.S. baseball player as he demonstrates pitching and batting techniques
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412122
    Shelf Number:

Backdrop for a play
    Eight children set up and paint a stage backdrop on the verandah of a deserted house. Then they dress up and enact the tale of "Puss In Boots".
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 139

Barefootin'
    Rudy Stout is the star of this film and demonstrates the tricks and skills involved with barefoot water skiing.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412809
    Shelf Number: 140

Barra: the new sonobuoy concept.
    Examines the Barra, a sonobuoy manufactured in Australia. Dropped from an aircraft by parachute, it is used to detect and locate submarines.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517515
    Shelf Number: 110

Barrier reef fishermen
    In the vein of John Grierson's 'Drifters' (1929), a group of fishermen head out to sea. After a day's journey to the Great Barrier Reef, they set nets and soon begin to haul fish into the boat. A storm upsets their plans and after two days' work they head back to shore with a 1400lb catch.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 307625
    Shelf Number: 26

Barrier Story
    A film used as a promotion for the city of Broken Hill as a city on the move. The mining activities associated with the city are the main focus.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424320
    Shelf Number: 140

Barrow island oil
    An informative look at the evolution of the Barrow Island oil project, from the surveying of the area by geologists, to the eventual production of twenty-two thousand barrels of oil per day to be sold on the commercial market.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 31 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108313
    Shelf Number: 94

Battlefield pilot
    This film demonstrates the skill in ultra-low level flying developed by Australian Army pilots whose task in war is to operate light aircraft on a battlefield for reconnaissance, observation and a variety of other purposes.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 516116
    Shelf Number: 134

Be active: be attractive
    Focuses on the ways in which young Australian girls can stay fit, healthy and attractive in order to be popular and live productive, balanced lives.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112 517
    Shelf Number: 94

Becoming Aboriginal
    A look at the life of young aboriginal boys.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 104

Bees and honey: nature's science team
    Two girls are shown the importance of bees to the agricultural industries of Australia. Most obvious is the honey industry, but they also learn how the bees' cross-pollination abilities help vegetables and fruits (such as pumpkins, apples, watermelons and cucumbers) grow. In addition, the varying kinds of honey and the special health properties of honey (it can retard bacterial growth) are explained.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419606
    Shelf Number: 34

Begonia festival
    A look into the Begonia flower festival that occurs in Ballarat every year for ten days in March. Ballarat boasts the world's best Begonias, attracting people from great distances.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 98101
    Shelf Number: 141

Behaviour Patterns and Survival

    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415-416
    Shelf Number: 18

Between life and death.
    An instructional training film showing the correct methods of applying mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration in cases of drowning, electrocution and suffocation. 'Real life' situations show how this technique can save lives.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 24 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 309106
    Shelf Number: 45

Beyond the boom: metal mining in Australia
    A detailed look at metal ore mining in Australia, covering prospecting and ore extraction. It covers all major mining sites in Australia, including a brief history of each site's development.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 32 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 223423
    Shelf Number: 86

Beyond the boom: metal mining in Australia.
    Australian Mining Industry Council. Portrays people, machinery and technology and suggests that mining is not just machines, but relies on people. The activities of the multi-million dollar industry have been set in perspective historically, and the evolution of mining is linked with the evolution of the nation.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 32 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 124306
    Shelf Number: 7

Biassed ball
    Legal shots from the Small International Mat are demonstrated. Scenes from the 1962 bowls competition at the 7th Empire Games are included also.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 13 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224423
    Shelf Number: 45

Bicycle stall in Malaysia
    Poon Chin, Madame Poon and their seven children live in one rented room in a Chinese squatter's settlement just outside the city of Kuala Lumpur. He gets his living from selling soup on the streets of the city from a bicycle stall. Despite their poverty, this family shows all the diligence, humour and quiet dignity of Chinese anywhere.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506306
    Shelf Number: 137

Bicycle store in Malaysia
    An insight into the many uses of the bicycle in Malaysia, in particular the Ching family's use of their bicycle as a soup store, which they rely on for day to day survival.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 101

Bifo Kam
    Shows Solomon Islanders making a dugout canoe and feather money.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 8 min.
    Format: 16mm , 2 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501119; 501308
    Shelf Number: 126

Big game fishing in Australia
    Describes the game fishing season off the coast of Queensland near Cairns by documenting the ambitions and fortunes of Sir William Stevenson as he attempts to fish for a marlin weighing over one thousand pounds.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321608
    Shelf Number: 34

Big nose
    Puppetry is an ancient art form that still holds wide appeal for people of all ages. This film follows the creation of a puppet play, Big Nose, directed by master Japanese puppeteer Takeshi Hoshino, in collaboration with the Tasmanian Puppet Company.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415210
    Shelf Number: 92

Billliard room
    To promote group discussion on the problems of the adult learning process. The billiard hall 'expert' gives a few young blokes a bit of advice
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506212; 506422
    Shelf Number: 137

Birds and billabongs
    This film was taken on the 1948 expedition to Arnhem Land by the National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian Institution. Thousands of birds find sanctuary in the billabongs of Arnhem Land and feed on the fish, insects and flowers which abound there.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 7 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420115
    Shelf Number: 139

Birth day
    An educational documentary aimed at teaching children about child birth. They learn about child birth by exploring the gestation period through creating models and doing group research, talking with expectant mothers, visiting hospitals and watching a video of an actual birth, entitled "Gentle Birth".
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 221524
    Shelf Number: 86

Birth of a butterfly
    The complete life cycle of a butterfly is demonstrated in various stages of development. The application of macro cinematography reveals the depositing of eggs on to a leaf, the emergence of a newly born caterpillar from one such egg, and the formation of a chrysalis in which the process of metamorphosis takes place.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402813
    Shelf Number: 102

Birth of a port
    This film highlights the work involved in a dredging operation in Botany Bay which will allow channels to be formed in the bay area. The plan is described in detail, including the use of modern methods and technology to ensure the project's success. The construction of the barrier to withstand storm conditions is shown.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214502
    Shelf Number: 34

Birth of the red kangaroo
    Unique film record that refutes old beliefs about marsupial reproduction. Shows mating, pre-birth behaviour and birth.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 21 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 314 415
    Shelf Number: 13

Black man and his bride
    The series of paintings "The black man and his bride", by Arthur Boyd, animated by camera. Movement and editing accompanied by original ballad with guitar.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 7 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520623
    Shelf Number: 134

Black scour worm
    Australian wool board diagnoses and treatment of the disease in sheep
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412621
    Shelf Number: 137

Black tide.
    The national plan represents a combined effort by commonwealth, state governments and the oil industry to solve and control the threat of oil pollution spills to the coastal environment. Initially, one million dollars was provided by the commonwealth for dispersant and equipment stockpiles around the Australian coastline. To maintain the plan, a small levy is made on all shipping.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 118218
    Shelf Number: 7

Blueprint for survival.
    Depicts the development and growth of insects.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319525
    Shelf Number: 4

Boat Building
    To promote group discussion on the problems of the adult learning process. This humourous vignette centres around building a yacht and its subsequent launching.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 4 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506421
    Shelf Number: 136

Boogie Doodle
    An animation film, made without the use of a camera in which "Boogie", played by Albert Ammons and "Doodle", drawn by Norman McLaren combine to make a rhythmic brightly coloured film experiment
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514702
    Shelf Number: 126

Bouddi
    The film springs from a strong attachment to the Australian landscape. An echo of the spirit of kinship with the bush that imbued the life of the Aboriginal tribes who lived here for thousands of years before the Europeans came.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520724/ 520725
    Shelf Number: 134

Boys and girls of Papua and New Guinea
    How people in remote and primitive villages are brought into the contact with the outside world, medical aid, education and a better way of living
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 18 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315 116
    Shelf Number: 13

BP farm safety series
    The four films are based on prevalent types of farm accidents found with operating electrical equipment, chain saws, welding equipment and tractors. By courtesy of BP Australia Ltd.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 8 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510108
    Shelf Number: 102

BP first aid series
    A collection of short films detailing basic first aid and emphasising the importance of learning what to do in an emergency.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224322
    Shelf Number: 26

BP industrial safety series
    A compilation of safety films emphasising the easy prevention of the most common industrial accidents which occur in Australia.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402618
    Shelf Number: 102

Branded Si-Ro-Mark
    Flying stud sheep to the Sydney sheep show, unscourable branding fluids, sorting at the mill, handspotting of finished product, development of si-ro-mark branding irons and positions of brands.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412624
    Shelf Number: 137

Branding
    Shows damage done to fabrics by excessive use of branding paints
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412625
    Shelf Number: 137

Bread is life
    This film shows the importance that bread has in our everyday lives. Scientists give us health reasons for including bread in our diet, while farmers show the harvesting of wheat and testing of flour.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 104519
    Shelf Number: 8

Brolga
    Depicts the life cycle and habits of the only Australian native member of the crane family, the brolga. Includes footage of an aboriginal dance based on the movements of the brolga.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305117
    Shelf Number: 53

Bullocky
    A bushman discusses the nature of bullocks, training them, buying them and his life working as a bullock driver in the dense bushland of coastal New South Wales.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316113
    Shelf Number: 53

Bully for hockey
    This film sets out to correct some popular misconceptions about hockey and to demonstrate the skills that can be quickly developed in very young players when modern coaching methods are employed. It reveals the enthusiasm and dedication that hockey can generate amongst those involved in the sport.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 15 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 323 217
    Shelf Number: 13

Bush beyond your garden
    Urban bushland throughout Australia is constantly under threat from the people who live at its fringes. This film points out ways in which this environment may be damaged and how a little care and forethought can help to maintain it.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 17 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707316
    Shelf Number: 45

Bush corridors.
    A film designed to increase farmers' awareness of environmental damage and possible long-term effects which can occur due to poorly planned scrub clearance.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 12 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319208
    Shelf Number: 12

Bush trip
    A couple ride through the bush on a scooter, stopping to find a nice picnic spot but finding dumped garbage instead.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520808
    Shelf Number: 139

Butt welds in sheet metal

    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518720
    Shelf Number: 110

By design
    Illustrates the importance of industrial design, and gives an account of an industrial designer's task. Examples range from jet planes to household articles.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420102
    Shelf Number: 110

By-pass
    Architects discover that it may be time to go over their apathetic superiors' heads in order to get their new ideas implemented.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501404
    Shelf Number: 139

Cairns.
    A German language version of the film.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 21 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316304
    Shelf Number: 4

Calls for order
    Follows Miss Mathews in her search through an untidy and disorganised office in search of the elusive file 55/270. Highlights the perils of an untidy office.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 102

Camberwell junction
    An experimental film using footage of Camberwell junction, a traffic intersection in Melbourne, to convey the ideas of a 'definite past' an 'indicative present' and an 'indefinite future'. The film contrasts archival sketches of the past with nearly twenty-four hours of the present condensed into a four minute montage. This is created through time lapse photography, short edits and electronic music to convey rhythm and energy.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: A05892
    Shelf Number: 134

Can you handle it?
    A young gang of cyclists discuss bicycle safety.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 423501; 214 117
    Shelf Number: 18

Canberra
    Documentary featuring Canberra
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 17 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316 101
    Shelf Number: 29

Cape tulip.
    Describes two types of Cape tulip and recommends cultivating and spraying.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319218
    Shelf Number: 12

Car ahead
    Any problem which involves a car ahead usually concerns the ability of the following car to stop without a collision. Most drivers - even some good ones - don't realise how much road is used to stop a car.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 9mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512714; 521123
    Shelf Number: 137

Careering into marriage
    This film juxtaposes stories of two women, one a young independent professional, the other an office telephone receptionist who dreams of marriage. It discusses the different positions that woman take in relation to work and employment in Australia. Issues of gender-stereotyped roles are raised.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202-515
    Shelf Number: 53

Careers for young Australians
    A promotional filmed designed to encourage young men into the field of steelwork with BHP.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503511
    Shelf Number: 139

Careers in science and technology.
    Demonstrates that if young people wish to succeed in any of the 80 careers in science and technology they first need a sound education, together with solid grounding in physics, chemistry and mathematics and the ability to express themselves concisely and accurately.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 314418; 307516
    Shelf Number: 13

Case of the travelling garden
    An animated film showing the importance and reasons for observing plant quarantine
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510212
    Shelf Number: 137

Cash flow budgets
    A lecture by Tony Allison describes cash flow budgeting, its uses on the farm and the relationship between the cash flow budget and the partial budget. This involves predicting the flow of cash into and out of a farm at monthly intervals in determining one's financial situation at any time. Allison uses detailed examples and tables to convey this information.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401515
    Shelf Number: 92

Castor and Pollux
    Castor, a hippie, and Pollux, a bikie are considered to be "spiritual brothers". The lifestyles of both men are examined in this documentary made by Phillip Noyce while he was a student at the Australian Film and Television School.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 43 min.
    Format: 16mm Large size , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 111403
    Shelf Number:

Catapult
    Catapult is a poetic film on the sport of pole vaulting and features dual Olympian Ray Boyd and Australian ex-champion Eddy Johnson. Both vaulters are seen in top form as they outdo each other in their attempts to set a new Australian pole vault record.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501309
    Shelf Number: 126

Cavity caper
    A film for children looking at the causes of dental decay and the ways in which it can be combatted.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 301 319
    Shelf Number: 13

Centre court champions
    Harry Hopman analyses a variety of tennis strokes using Australia's finest tennis players to highlight the analysis. The Australian greats include Roy Emerson, Fred Stolle, John Newcombe, Lesley Turner and Gail Sherrif.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321102
    Shelf Number: 18

Challenge of water
    The significance of water in Australia's dry climate is the principal subject of this film. The resourcefulness of various people is demonstrated in the ways they have utilised water for the requirements of the wider Australian community.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 223506
    Shelf Number: 94

Changes.
    This film shows women working in non-traditional female occupations and attempts to encourage young women to consider a broader range of jobs than those commonly regarded as suitable for women.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 23 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 116520
    Shelf Number: 7

Changing
    The onset of menstruation can be a worrying time for young girls. Promoting Johnson and Johnson sanitary products, this film discusses the issue of menstruation and the ways in which it can be managed.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510112; 510113
    Shelf Number: 138

Channel country
    Film outlines communications and transport difficulties faced by the inhabitants of Northern Australia. It includes the mail run, and also features the benefits of air transport in making life easier for the locals.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416811
    Shelf Number: 100

Chemistry in nature.
    A volcanic area in Japan provides some spectacular examples of chemistry outside the laboratory.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 16 jmin.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315209
    Shelf Number: 45

Cinderella o strings
    The story of Cinderella told by means of puppets.
    Released: 1946
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 509-615
    Shelf Number: 134

City in the sun
    This film is a description of Australian metropolitan life in Sydney, NSW, as portrayed through the average, middle class Australian citizen. The viewer is taken on a journey through the daily events of a business working day, in a new developing nation. Set in a period post war, the film focuses on the new generation of Australians in helping to build a nation, yet at the same time portraying the relaxed and leisurely activities of a busy city.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424714
    Shelf Number: 102

Click go the shears

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 4 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 14048
    Shelf Number: 103

Co-ops at work in the Solomon Islands
    Documents the success of co-operatives in the Solomon Islands through interviews with those affected by them.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 417318/417321
    Shelf Number: 18

Coal miner
    This film explores the Australian coal mining industry and the daily life of an Australian coal miner. It shows the working conditions of a coal miner and the ways in which are being improved through new technology. Mines are now mechanised and motor cars and electronic equipment are used to help produce more coal and make work more efficiently. We are also shown what the miners do after work in their leisure time.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422621
    Shelf Number: 100

Codling moth
    Department of Agriculture/S.C.A moths, grubs, egg laying, hatching effect of larvae, leaving fruit, hibernation, cocoon, pupation, diagrammatic life cycle
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412703
    Shelf Number: 137

Colleges of Advanced Education
    Promotional film aimed at encouraging school leavers to enter into a facility for advanced education to assist them with finding qualifications for modern life. Includes examples of training in action.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 418107
    Shelf Number: 98

"Come into my parlour" said the spider.
    Depicts some of the ingenious predation techniques of spiders.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315323
    Shelf Number: 4

Commerce
    The film looks at the numerous economic prospects in Australia's commerce and industry in the 1980's. Takes a very optimistic view of Australia's ability to achieve significant economic growth.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519316
    Shelf Number:

Commercials
    This is a collection of twelve commercials promoting Coca-Cola, Leed lemonade and Fanta soft drinks. It illustrates the variety of approaches that can be used to market a product. Common throughout these campaigns, we see an emphasis on youth, in mostly contemporary settings, doing their 'own thing'. All include stylistic editing and contemporary pop music.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510601
    Shelf Number: 102

Community health: the Australian concept
    This film details changes that were being made in the Australian health care system in order to make quality health care more accessible to all areas of Australia. These changes are covered from basic health care in rural areas to shopfront practices in the suburbs to the first women's health centres and drug and alcoholism centres, with a constant emphasis on the need for community support of these new services.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 106116
    Shelf Number: 94

Computer centre
    To promote group discussion on the problems of the adult learning process. This film centres around staff familiarisation with the operations of a new computer.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 4 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508712
    Shelf Number: 134

Concerto for orchestra (study extract)
    "Concerto for Orchestra" firstly gives an insight to the moments prior to a performance of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as seen through the eyes of the conductor, Mr Dean Dixon. As the music begins, the film then tries to interpret the music and the conductor's thoughts and feelings through a sequence of many contrasting images.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 7 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510114
    Shelf Number: 99

Continent on guard
    A documentary on what could happen to Australia if the 1968 English foot and mouth epidemic happened in Australia. Outlines government plans for fighting the disease in Australia.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

Control of foot rot
    This film is about the control of foot rot in sheep. Foot rot is shown being detected through examination of the flock and it is then prevented with a new method of treatment. The Wool Bureau's method to eradicate the infection can occur before the foot rot has swept through an entire flock through a simple drenching method.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202404
    Shelf Number: 53

Cooma: gateway to the Snowy Mountains
    Depicts the attractions and facilities available to the tourist at Cooma in Victoria
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412709
    Shelf Number: 136

Copper from Peko
    The copper mine at Peko is seven miles east of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory. It is the fourth largest mine in Australia and employs 150 men. The preparation of ore for export is depicted as part of the process of working on a mine.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402315
    Shelf Number: 138

Coral and company
    Depicts the many varieties of flora and fauna that inhabit the Great Barrier Reef as they parade before the camera to an underwater ballad.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 17 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 322202
    Shelf Number: 45

Corner stones of prosperity
    The procedures of wheat growing, combined with sheep grazing, hay stacking and harvesting, all play a part in the prosperity of Western Australia agriculture. In the Aron Valley of WA, the grain industry contributes a large part to the progress of Australia and its economy. We see and learn the process of pastoral development in Australian agriculture such as sheep grazing on extensive farms and feeding off the grain, producing wool for export.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501319
    Shelf Number: 102

Cornering and Overtaking
    A look at the skills in cornering and overtaking on our roads.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515616
    Shelf Number: 103

Corroboree
    A documentation of the ballet entitled Corroboree, created by The National Theatre Company for the Royal visit to Australia. Focussing on the creative process of the dancers, choreographers, costume designers etc.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420811, 480511
    Shelf Number: 99

Count ten and live
    Depicts the main causes of tractor accidents and the best methods to use to avoid these accidents
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412704
    Shelf Number: 137

Country Victoria
    The Victorian Government encourages decentralisation by promoting the positive aspects of Victorian country life. The film covers sport, leisure, health, education, shopping, religion, hotels, restaurants, the arts, the mobile library, road education and job security.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 20158
    Shelf Number: 93

Craft in the cow-shed

    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 17 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319308
    Shelf Number: 45

Craig and Steve
    A young ballet dancer and a young footballer talk abut their idea of what it means to be a man. The films in the series were designed for use in the middle and upper secondary schools.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316305
    Shelf Number: 2

Crayfish for Julie
    A day in the life of a fisherman catching crayfish off the coast of Fremantle, Western Australia.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517125; 517201
    Shelf Number: 110

Cream separator

    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 521112
    Shelf Number: 136

Creative mime and drama
    Through examples this film shows approaches to mime and drama that teachers can utilize with students. Mime is shown to be an art of self expression and an activity that both adults and children of all abilities can perform. The added benefits for handicapped children are shown.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 309306; 309312
    Shelf Number: 29

creatures of the dawn
    Shows and describes Australian animals and birds in their natural setting.
    Released: 1958
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513821
    Shelf Number: 134

Cricket Australian style
    Ian Chappell, captain of the 1974 Australian test cricket team, expresses his thoughts and feelings on the game of cricket. The subjects covered include his view of the philosophy of cricket, where the game is headed, the virtues of the players of the day and the path to becoming an Australian test cricketer. Includes footage of the greats of the game, including Don Bradman and Richie Benaud.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122304, 205304
    Shelf Number: 8

Cricket story
    Shows game highlights, cricket stars in action, and encourages youngsters to play the game.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308104/308105
    Shelf Number: 85

Crocodile hunters
    The work of aboriginal and European crocodile hunters in the Northern Territory
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424721
    Shelf Number: 110

Cross roads crash
    Looks at the circumstances that cause traffic accidents at intersections and demonstrates the skills of defensive driving that can avoid them
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 7 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512717
    Shelf Number: 138

Culture and recreation
    A series of shots demonstrating a wide range of recreational activities such as bicycle riding, hand gliding, walking, rowing, ballet, sailing and surfing. There is no narration or dialogue, just a music soundtrack.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519318
    Shelf Number: 99

Cycle and Recycle
    Society's strains on natural resources, the problems of want versus need and the effects of waste and pollution, especially noise pollution, are tackled by schoolchildren.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 22 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 318406
    Shelf Number: 92

Dairying in Australia
    This film describes the dairying industry in Australia. It shows how all the different dairy products such as milk, cheese, cream and butter are made and the different factory processes or systems which are used to produce them. It describes how milk is a very important part of our lives, how it is a basic family need and necessary for children all over the world. It also stresses that Australia is a very large producer and exporter of dairy products, especially to Asia.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 215109
    Shelf Number: 34

Dairying space and system
    A film showing the space needed by dairy farmers for their cattle.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 302402
    Shelf Number: 53

Dangerous immigrant
    The European house borer is a grub which eats away at softwood, and so can undermine the stability of houses. This film gives information on the signs of European house borer infestation, their effects, and the measures that can be taken in response to infestation.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 317315
    Shelf Number: 26

Darwin-Katherine Region
    A filmed survey and report of the potential for developments held in the Darwin/Katherine region of Australia.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220122
    Shelf Number: 92

David and Jennifer learn their kerb drill
    This film, intended primarily towards young children, aims to promote road safety and awareness. A scenario is given in which two children depart from their home and take a walk through their local neighborhood where they must cross through several intersections and road crossings throughout the course of their journey, prompting them to exercise proper care.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517211
    Shelf Number: 102

Days I'll remember in South Australia
    A sweeping postcard of South Australia's attractions concentrating on the laid-back nature of the state. A framing story deals with Julie Anthony and her husband reminiscing about South Australia from rainy London. Julie then visits locations and sings.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 302116
    Shelf Number: 93

Dean and Donna
    The film explores the relationship Dean and Donna (unrelated children) have with their respective step-parent. In each case, the child, the natural parent and the step-parent are given roughly equal time to express their feelings.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517305
    Shelf Number: 104

Dentistry
    A vocational guidance film showing the skill necessary to the dentist to prevent decay in teeth, and to correct jaw irregularities and accident damage in the entire mouth area.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508503
    Shelf Number: 134

Desert landforms.
    Wind, water, the growing influence of man on the environment - all of these combine to produce a powerful effect on the landscape. This film studies such influences as they apply to the arid regions of Australia.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 21 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 312304
    Shelf Number: 45

Destruction on the wing.

    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424217
    Shelf Number: 110

Digging up ancestors
    An examination of a wide range of fossils that have been discovered throughout Australia. Experts discuss the types of prehistoric and more recent animal and plant life and the habitats in which they once thrived in within the Australian landscape. Various fossil sites are shown with newly acquired specimens.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401103
    Shelf Number: 34

Dipping sheep
    This film addresses the correct procedures for dipping sheep in an insecticide liquid in order to remove harmful parasites and ensure healthy stock.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412706
    Shelf Number: 100

Disco
    The film considers the social and sexual expectations and attitudes of teenagers attending a disco. Their perceptions of male and female roles are portrayed through their behaviour, conversation and dress.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424105
    Shelf Number: 102

Discovering colour
    Colours differ in 3 ways: hue, value and intensity. The film demonstrates clearly the techniques of colour mixing and explores the great variety of colour we can see in the world around us.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305316
    Shelf Number: 26

Discus throwing with Alan Launder
    The film promotes track and field athletics through interviewing an accomplished coach on discus throwing techniques.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 310-301
    Shelf Number: 18

Distemper in dogs
    This film highlights the need to raise awareness and draw attention to Distemper, a debilitating virus which can seriously affect the health of dogs. The implications that Distemper can have on working sheep dogs and their performance are addressed in this film. Symptoms of the virus, such as watery eyes and fatigue, are shown to identify the negative impact Distemper has on dogs. Detailed instructions of the medical procedures contained with the vaccination are demonstrated by a veterinarian.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 9 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412702
    Shelf Number: 139

Do I have to kill my child...?
    Dianne becomes pregnant with her third child, stops working and moves from her home town to Sydney with her husband, Ross and their two daughters. She becomes depressed, resents her new baby and on seeking help, is given tranquilizers and told to cheer up. Her depression, frustration and isolation combine to cause her to harm her child. Her husband arranges a holiday but she asks for help instead, "Do I have to kill my child before you'll understand?" A psychological drama that is designed to appear as a documentary or a re-enactment through the inclusion of Diane's voice-over and direct address to camera (in the final stages this address is justified diegetically as being one between Dianne and a counsellor).
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 53 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 008217
    Shelf Number:

Dollars or decay
    A film illustrating the consequences that a poor or bad diet has on teeth. Attention is especially drawn to food served in school tuck shops. In too many instances a school playground will contain a tuck shop and a school dental van - one creating the problem for the other.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 5 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412602
    Shelf Number: 104

Domestic solar water heating
    Solar water heaters for domestic use are becoming increasingly popular all over Australia. This film shows how these heaters are installed and illustrates their principle of operation.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524303
    Shelf Number: 110

Don't be incorrectly dressed
    Deals with the use of protective clothing in industry with particular application to abrasive blasting, welding, lead processes, chemical plants and foundries. The use of gloves, respirators, safety helmets, overalls, aprons, safety footwear, goggles and safety spectacles is featured.
    Released: 162
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 523101
    Shelf Number: 110

Don't be scalped.
    Stresses the need for hair protection for female workers in factories.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 12 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407513
    Shelf Number: 12

Don't be strained
    This film illustrates the ways in which correct posture can help to avoid muscle strain in lifting and moving heavy weights in industry.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512522, 410302
    Shelf Number: 100

Don't lose your grip
    Demonstrates the proper method for handling and storing prefabricated steel angles. Emphasises the terms of the Scaffolding and Lifts Act of New South Wales.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 705101
    Shelf Number: 18

Double trouble
    Designed to establish cordial relations between Australians and European migrants. Two Australians who criticise migrants poor understanding of English find themselves in trouble when magically transported to Europe
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420407
    Shelf Number: 105

Down a long way.
    How do oilmen decide where to drill and how does the drill work? This animated film tries to answer these questions simply yet dramatically.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 18 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 304403
    Shelf Number: 12

Down in the forest
    To the strains of a waltz, various native Australian mammals and animals are shown working and playing. The habitat is named a forest which in turn is represented as a kingdom; nests and burrows are castles or fortresses, kin are courtiers, danger is avoided by raising the drawbridge.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422514
    Shelf Number: 139

Drama lesson
    Provides an insight into the system of "creative drama" being practiced in some Australian schools. The system aims to stimulate the imagination of the children and to improvise and recreate situations based on their experiences. Includes a film made of an improvisation and discusses the planning of its action.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 21 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 310115
    Shelf Number: 29

Drawing a portrait
    Elliot O'Hara demonstrates the proper method for drawing a portrait.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517505
    Shelf Number: 105

Dreamtime, this time Dreamtime
    "Dreamtime, this time Dreamtime" tell of the life experiences of aboriginal children today and in the past. The film does this by using the paintings and stories of aboriginal children from all over Australia.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 113214
    Shelf Number: 8

Driving to a safe system
    Demonstrates systematic control of the car for safe handling in traffic.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 311106; 312520
    Shelf Number: 13

Drugs: facts everyone needs to know
    Presented in lecture format with Sanford Feinglass lecturing. A look at the drugs of the time the effects, addiction rate, and health hazard involved in taking them.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 205323, 604515
    Shelf Number: 86

Dry pastures and flood plains.
    Troubles of the Australian dairy industry and possible solutions.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 26 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 215111
    Shelf Number: 7

Dung down under: a study in biological control
    Explanation of the process in which dung beetles have been exported from South Africa to Australia and how they help to destroy pests such as the Buffalo fly.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407508, 218616
    Shelf Number: 85

Earth fir and water.
    This film stresses the need for individual and community preparedness when natural disasters such as floods, bushfires and cyclones occur.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 425324
    Shelf Number: 12

East Arm settlement
    East Arm, a leprosy hospital located near Darwin managed by sisters of Our Daughters of the Sacred Heart, administers modern drugs to patients infected with leprosy. The film attempts to dispel the perception that leprosy is still a disease feared.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424514
    Shelf Number: 101

Easy does it
    This safety film, discusses correct lifting techniques in relation to the physical exertion placed on the back, both at home and in the work place. The natural lifting ability of the body should be used to one's advantage, to lessen the risk of back injury.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410218
    Shelf Number: 103

Eddies in captivity
    By applying small lateral oscillations of a glass tube from which smoke is issuing, perfectly periodic co-flowing jets and wake structures are produced at Reynolds numbers of order 300 - 1000. These structures remain coherent over long streamwise distances and appear to be perfectly frozen when viewed under stereoscopic light synchronised with the disturbing oscillation. By the use of strobing laser beams, longitudinal sections of the structures are...
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419 409
    Shelf Number: 13

Eighteen footers
    Study of yachting on Sydney Harbour, with special reference to the Australian designed eighteen footer
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 19 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 323 211
    Shelf Number: 13

Eighty channels under the sea
    A telecommunications partnership between Great Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand brings about the construction of the Commonwealth Pacific Cable, an 80 multi-purpose channel cable laid at the bottom of the sea to connect the Commonwealth countries with Europe and the Americas. The film follows assemblage of the Trans-Tasman segment of the cable between Australia and New Zealand. It uses various narration and editing techniques to convey information with respect to the theme that closer communication leads to closer bonds with people in general.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210412
    Shelf Number: 18

Electricity in agriculture
    This film shows how to make the best out of electricity on the farm in Australia. It shows how electricity and mechanisation has improved farming techniques and yields. Farmers can increase efficiency with electricity and mechanisation. Some of the primary industries which are covered in the film are the dairy, fruit and vegetable and poultry industries. The film also covers the ways that electricity saves time, reduces labour and the chance of injury.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315519, 202225
    Shelf Number: 53

Electrostatic precipitation of dusts.
    The CSIRO division of mineral chemistry has developed a unique test plant for assessing the efficiency of the electrostatic precipitation of fly ash produced from burning pulverized coal. An essential part of the work was to study substances which, when added to flue gases, assist in smoke precipitation.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415512
    Shelf Number: 45

Elementary sewing
    Shows the equipment needed and methods in sewing and finishing of various kinds of seam: plain, curved, French and machine fold, and joining and blending two or more seams.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505721
    Shelf Number: 136

Energy for South Australia
    A documentary on the sources and consumption practices of electricity in South Australia. Our resources of coal, natural gas, and imported crude oil are investigated as the proven methods for creating electricity. Concern is raised over the decreasing availability of these resources and alternatives are sought. Solar and wind power are discussed as future sources for the production of electricity.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321519
    Shelf Number: 92

Epiphany - Ian Fairweather
    Ian Fairweather's "Epiphany" (1962) is considered by many to be his greatest work. The film examines this powerful, sombre painting in detail, illuminating its intricacies and drawing on other related works by the artist, including a number of rarely seen canvasses from private collections.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513719
    Shelf Number: 136

Eternal Forest

    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420108
    Shelf Number: 126

Fabrics with a future
    Finished fabrics made from Australian wool.
    Released: 1940
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412708
    Shelf Number: 136

Faces in the street
    The 1888 poem by Henry Lawson is illustrated in terms of the people of modern Sydney.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505706
    Shelf Number: 138

Faces in the street
    The 1888 poem by Henry Lawson is illustrated in terms of the people of modern Sydney
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505707
    Shelf Number: 110

Faces of the city.
    Study of the growth and change patterns of Australian cities. Presents the five largest cities of Australia and identifies their five general zones of activity: the central business district, the inner mixed zone, the established zone, the newer growth zone and the rural-urban fringe.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 318524
    Shelf Number: 12

Facing facs
    The facts of life insurance explained in a dramatic setting.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 25 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208615
    Shelf Number: 45

Fairway champions.
    Experienced Australian international golfers Peter Thompson and Kel Nagle, together with other Australian professionals demonstrate in normal and slow motion some important points in golf.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 711604
    Shelf Number: 4

Farm machinery maintenance
    This film is an introduction to specific forms of farm machinery, such as pick-up balers and hammer mills, and develops the importance of machinery maintenance of today's agricultural production.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412716
    Shelf Number: 100

Farmer was a fighting man
    This is the story of war service land settlement carried out by the Commonwealth and state government for the benefit of servicemen of World War 2. Shows clearing and land reclamation in WA, SA, Tasmania.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424402
    Shelf Number: 139

Fashions for men
    Documents the wartime production of the uniforms, parachutes, gas masks and badges of the Australian army, beginning with a short history of army uniform fashions. The narration emphasises the patriotism and morale of "...the men and women who, in the factories and workshops of Australia, are toiling for victory...".
    Released: 1940
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424221
    Shelf Number: 102

Fat is not fashionable
    The measurement and weights of pigs are looked at to determine optimum growing techniques for good bacon. Contrasting methods from different farmers such as Bill Colbert and Les Castle yield different results, and the consumer is the final judge.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204219
    Shelf Number: 92

Fat pigs are out.
    Professional actors in a piggery discuss sales and demonstrate good an bad points of a pig with the aid of a carcass.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 7 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412719
    Shelf Number: 138

Fine feathers
    A nature documentary of particular interest which concerns Avian life in the Australian Bush. Includes footage of birds in their natural habitat accompanied with the sound of their affiliated calls and song.
    Released: 1946
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408116
    Shelf Number: 105

Fire control.
    A film made for employees of petroleum storage establishments which details the causes of fire and the different types of fire extinguisher and their methods of use.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 711603
    Shelf Number: 4

Fire making
    A Pintubi boy makes a fire by friction of a spear thrower on a log.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514613
    Shelf Number: 126

Fire's on
    A film about the creation of the painting "Fire's on" by Arthur Streeton.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402417
    Shelf Number: 141

First days
    Starting school is often a stressful time for children and their parents. Focusing on the first days of school, this film provides information on new styles of education that are implemented to create a productive and beneficial learning environment.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214424
    Shelf Number: 34

Fisherman
    Frank Broder is captain of a tuna fishing boat. He lives at Eden, a small town on the south eastern coast of Australia. It's the home port of many boats that fish for hundreds of kilometres along the coast.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 18 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 403407
    Shelf Number: 45

Five aboriginal dances from Cape York
    A group of Aboriginal people at Aurunun mission settlement perform five traditional dances from the dreaming.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501425
    Shelf Number: 98

Five, four, three, two, one, birds away
    This film shows off the missile system of the Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Hobart and the Jarvis Bay missile range.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511420
    Shelf Number: 140

Flo and Marrianna...a matter of language
    Depicts a female immigrant living alone, seen from the point of view of an Australian neighbor; discusses various attitudes toward immigrants in Australia.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506615
    Shelf Number: 100

Flying Among the Weeds
    This film features interviews with defence force pilots about 'flying amongst the weeds', a term used to describe tactical low flying. Investigations to this effect include a description of the importance of this dangerous act in battle situations.
    Released: 1985
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 713-415
    Shelf Number: 92

Flying squirrels
    An on-screen narrator introduces the audience to the habits of sugar gliders, who are commonly referred to as flying squirrels. The film shows how young gliders can be tamed and kept as pets from a young age. Also it explains how they 'fly' and a way to catch them.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416706
    Shelf Number: 103

Flying Veterinary Service
    This film shows how the Flying Veterinary Service operates. It also features the activities of the N.S.W stock inspector who is stationed at Broken Hill. The film describes the economic importance of wool and the national importance of ensuring that our sheep and cattle are healthy. The film shows what happens when there is an outbreak of disease among sheep. The veterinarian immediately flies from Broken Hill to aid the isolated farmer. The film promotes this service as unique and important to those in the outback, and stressess how quick and efficient it is.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412724
    Shelf Number: 100

Focus on Canberra
    This film focuses on the city of Canberra. It shows all the different areas of Canberra and tries to promote the city as an enjoyable, pleasant and relaxing place to live and work. It shows people playing and watching many sports e.g.: rugby, bowls, tennis, sailing, windsurfing, skiing, golf, hockey, croquet and horse racing. It shows people relaxing and having picnics in the many parks and people commuting on the many highways. The film also shows the vast and progressing development of the city and scenes of its nightlife.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 307421
    Shelf Number: 53

Food for thought
    This presents a number of different situations for students to follow up and write a story on. There are four composition ideas that are meant to be adopted for the use in primary and lower secondary classes.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402502; 518620; 518621; 518622
    Shelf Number: 137

Football time
    An informative film explaining the distinguishing features of the four codes of football played in Australia. The codes are soccer, rugby union, rugby league, and Australian rules (called the Victorian Football League here). Explains the differences in scoring and the impact on spectators as followers, recognising VFL as the most popular of the four codes.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422605
    Shelf Number: 98

For humanity
    This film looks at the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps (R.A.A.N.C). It investigates training, field hospitals and female nursing orderlies.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212-421
    Shelf Number: 18

For love or money
    Follows the stories of two young men paying for aesthetic alterations to their cars. It investigates the importance of money, for the customer as well as the tradesmen. It also looks at the advantages and disadvantages of owning your own business versus working for someone else.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220507
    Shelf Number: 92

Forests and wood
    Follows the life of pinus radiata from the perspective of the modern world. This includes seeding and many states of growing, through to milling, and finally permapine constructions.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 101519
    Shelf Number: 93

Forward communications
    This film outlines the need for a postal service in rural Australia. In particular, it deals with the post-war (World War 2) need for communications and the Post Offices' (about 10000 of them) efforts to meet that demand. Focussing on the day to day duties of postal workers, the film demonstrates the main factors in the effectiveness of a communications system.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420808
    Shelf Number: 103

Four hectic days
    The story of the 1965 BP rally of South Eastern Australia. Four rigorous days driving through rugged and beautiful country.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 115421
    Shelf Number: 95

Frayed lines
    Encourages the safe use of electricity on a farm via the juxtaposition of safe and unsafe work practices.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 3 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510108
    Shelf Number:

Freeway driving
    Freeways are designed for fast and safe motoring. By eliminating sharp curves, intersections and pedestrians, it is possible to drive faster than on other roads. But higher speed gives less time to recover from mistakes, and these driving conditions may be unfamiliar to you.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 521205
    Shelf Number: 136

From birth to walking: the developing child
    The documentary educates new parents in the appropriate games and activities necessary to teach a child from the earliest stages of its life. There are a number of games a parent can play with a child to teach it life skills such as the sensation of hot and cold.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407223, 709209
    Shelf Number: 26

From the tropics to the snow
    A writer, director and producer argue over the making of a film about Australia. As each person argues his point, footage of various Australian icons is presented. This includes footage of our cities, culture, tourist attractions, animals, recreations and past-times.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 016503
    Shelf Number: 94

Fruit fly story
    An outline of the procedures taken by the Dept. of Agriculture in preventing the entry into S.A of infested fruit from interstate. The life cycle and habits of the pest are shown together with methods of eradication under S.A. conditions. Methods of fumigating bananas prior to release on the Adelaide market are shown.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 15 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 323 503
    Shelf Number: 29

Gallery
    Study of the treasures, the atmosphere, the people and the architecture of the National Gallery in Melbourne. Without commentary, the film studies the mood of the gallery and its art.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515520
    Shelf Number: 136

Gaol to gentry: 1788-1840's
    The documentary depicts the early migrant experience through pictures, paintings and letters. The images reveal attractions for settlers such as the "wool dream". The migrants include convicts, free settlers and a particular focus on Germans escaping religious persecution.
    Released: 1985
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 711212
    Shelf Number: 26

Gas, the magic flame
    The use of gas in the home and industry is related to the Australian demand of goods and services. Gas is an important feature in household applications and comforts, yet it is only through its industrial application that we can manufacture products for our use. We are thus taken through the industrial procedures that use gas in manufacturing products such as gas light bulbs, and in generating electricity and making fuel.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212509
    Shelf Number: 92

Gas welding equipment No. 1
    A beginner's introduction to the tools used in gas welding.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410502
    Shelf Number: 141

Get fit ...keep fit
    Highlights the importance and benefits of being fit. A variety of training exercises are investigated as potential methods for achieving and maintaining fitness.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401511
    Shelf Number: 18

Getting through in Papua and New Guinea
    One of the major problems of Papua and New Guinea is that of communication made difficult by different languages and rugged terrain. This film shows the building of a bridge across a river connecting previously remote areas and thus improving communication.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 25 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 205321
    Shelf Number: 95

Gift of life.
    An account of the collection of blood from donors and its use in hospitals.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212613
    Shelf Number: 12

Gippsland honeymoon

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 057115
    Shelf Number: 93

Gold.
    Illustrates the history of gold discoveries in Western Australia and deals with the various methods of gold mining, open-cut, vertical and inclined shafts. The treatment of the gold-bearing ore is followed through to the final casting of the bars or bullion.
    Released: 1988
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305325
    Shelf Number: 12

Gold Coast
    This film presents Queensland's Gold Coast as a perfect tourist spot and holiday destination for the whole family. It is a portrayal of the laid-back Australian lifestyle in the sun, surf and sand, and describes numerous activities available on the beautiful east coast. There is a large emphasis on beaches and presentations of the typical iconography of Australian life.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504525
    Shelf Number: 102

Gold town
    Kalgoorlie, situated in the semi-desert of Western Australia is a principal gold mining town of Australia. From the goldrush of the 1890's, Kalgoorlie is famous for its Gold Mile, one of the richest areas on earth, where miners cut rock and stone in search of gold.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420807
    Shelf Number: 98

Golden sands
    This film examines the significance of particular types of minerals that can be found within sand on Australian beaches. The methods of extracting the minerals and their distribution is shown as well as the many products that can be manufactured using these minerals, such as jewellery, medical equipment and parts for aircraft.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515625, 412105
    Shelf Number: 105

Good buy
    Emphasises the problems the unwary buyer may experience if consumer caution is not used. Stresses that not all sellers are trying to deceive and rip off the customer, but the unwary buyer is the prime target for the few unscrupulous sellers who are trying to make an extra bit of money. This animated film shows the do's and don'ts when shopping and making purchases of a large volume and price.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410501
    Shelf Number: 101

Graphic communication
    This Film is trying to promote an understanding of the newly-introduced study of graphic communication in secondary and technical schools. The film aims to introduce and develop basic concepts and skills in the visual communication of information and ideas. IT shows things such as road signs, shapes, different sporting actions, timetables etc. The film is trying to teach how to recognise different signs, objects and activities.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408711, 507208
    Shelf Number: 137

Green leaves and living
    This explains the different farming methods required for various crops, as well as explaining the fertilisers used and the process of photosynthesis.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401101
    Shelf Number: 34

Green pea harvest prediction
    The green pea harvest is predicted each year through scientific research to provide the grower, processor and consumer with the best results. The system offers the maximum yield from any crop under any conditions using modern processing equipment combined with the expertise of the C.S.I.R.O.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416806
    Shelf Number: 140

Gretel.
    An adaptation of a Hal Porter short story, 'Gretel' recreates, by using extended flashbacks in time, the memory of adolescent awakening.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 25 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 312215
    Shelf Number: 4

Guards of the north
    Shows the part played by Canadian troops in the building up of defences at Iceland, an important strategic link in the defence of the Western hemisphere, and jointly occupied by British and American forces.
    Released: 1944
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424303
    Shelf Number: 134

Gummosis.

    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 18 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319220
    Shelf Number: 12

Gymnastics: just about the best thing going
    A promotional film about gymnastics for children ranging in all ages.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308 605
    Shelf Number: 13

Hands off
    While walking through an army shooting range looking for lost ammunition, Peter and his friend are discovered by an officer. After having pointed out the dangers of the explosives they might come upon, Peter's friend enquires as to the safety of the collection at Peter's home. Quickly assessing the potential danger in the collection, the officer arranges for the bomb disposal team to safely remove Peter's deadly collection.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 222 111
    Shelf Number: 13

Having a go: a look at small business in Australia
    Five entrepreneurs discuss how their small businesses have grown into million dollar corporations. The ongoing message throughout the film is the importance of education through small business agencies and management training centres.
    Released: 1984
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 622210
    Shelf Number: 86

Head on collision
    Looks at the most dangerous of two car crash accidents, the head-on collision, showing numerous causes including fatigue, lack of concentration and the influence of alcohol. Gives demonstrations on how to avoid these accidents or lessen the impact when it is caused by another driver, trying to develop good defensive drivers.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505624, 402515
    Shelf Number: 105

Health centres: the Canberra concept
    Using 2 typical suburban Canberra Community health centres as examples, shows how a centre works in its community and how it fulfills the concept of catering for health needs where they arise. The community health scheme is rapidly expanding with over 200 projects planned around Australia
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 222 110
    Shelf Number: 13

Hector and Milly save Uncle Tom.
    A musical pantomime in which Hector and Milly teach Uncle Tom the road safety rules of crossing the road.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321507; 411 308; 411309
    Shelf Number: 13

Hector goes to play ball
    Hector the cat, with the aid of the lyrical musical score, teaches children about road safety by demonstrating the right and wrong way to cross a road. It all comes to a terrible end when Hector forgets his road safety rules.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518217
    Shelf Number: 140

Helpem mifala: aid for Solomon Islands
    Examines the Australian aid program for the Solomon Islands which became independent in 1978. As well as financial aid, technical and medical advisors are assisting the islands in their development.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 417316, 417317
    Shelf Number: 26

highway improvements
    Details of planning and improvements of Victorian state highways, including climbing lanes for slow traffic, duplicate pavements, elimination of railroad crossings and development of bypass roads.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210105
    Shelf Number: 45

Hindu world
    This historical and cultural survey of Hinduism is set against a background of ancient temples and statues of Hindu religious rites The film stresses the various physical and mental disciplines called yogas, through which Hindus seek eternal union with Brahma, the universal spirit of God. Also treated are the caste system, the belief in reincarnation and the deep influence of the religion on the Hindu way of life.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 404607
    Shelf Number: 122

Hitting a brick wall
    For some people the act of retirement is an unexpected shock. How can one properly prepare? This programme looks at several people who have approached retirement in different ways.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707304
    Shelf Number: 4

Hobart: island capital
    Only 90 minutes from the mainland of Australia is Hobart, a friendly town which lacks the impatient rush of the major cities. Hobart is a city based around the significance, in terms of industry and leisure, of the coast. Not only is Hobart a progressive place, its distinguished charm can be seen in its history.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512510
    Shelf Number: 99

Hold the land
    This film describes and shows the danger of soil erosion. Scientists and soil conservation experts assist farmers with improved techniques, designed to prevent soil erosion. The film shows the different types of soils and how it is very important to have rich fertile soil so you can grow food and plants for hungry people all over the world. It stresses that we can work with nature and hold the land to ensure our future and enlarge our heritage.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424603
    Shelf Number: 101

Honey harvest
    Migratory beekeepers in Western Australia. Honey is stored in frames in beehives and then collected. Honey is extracted and transported to a factory, heated to 38 degrees C, pasteurized, blended, strained, bottled and exported for use in honey ale and sweets.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 414424
    Shelf Number: 110

Horses in motion
    Demonstrations of the various types of horse gaits including the gallop, canter, pace, trot and walk
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 34 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 022208
    Shelf Number: 94

House With A Secret
    A young girl finds a wallet outside of a house and knocks on the door to return it. She enters the house and a newly married couple come home. She replaces the wallet where she found it and skips off down the street.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518403
    Shelf Number: 141

How to drive: inspecting the car
    A look at general car maintenance including the checking of fanbelts, tyre pressures, radiator, lights, spare tyres, etc.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515621
    Shelf Number: 103

How to drive: moving off hills, reversing and parking
    Instructions on various driving skills. Hill starts, reversing and parallel parking are worked through using practical examples.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515618
    Shelf Number: 101

How to play cricket: by Don Bradman

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: B 406
    Shelf Number: 34

Huon's new harvest
    The planning, construction and operation of Australian paper manufacturers unique pelleted pulp mill at Port Huon.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 16 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319402
    Shelf Number: 45

Hydatids
    Hydatids are a species of tapeworm commonly found in sheep, and the documentary graphically depicts this through a post mortem of the affected sheep. Dogs can also contract the disease when they eat infected sheep, causing cysts to form on their organs. Prevention of "the dirty hands disease" in children is easy and the infectious parasite can be prevented through a simple procedure in sheep.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510616, 515410
    Shelf Number: 139

I give my heart
    This film tells the story of Ulla, a social worker, helping Indo-Chinese refugees settle into the western suburbs of Sydney. Ulla is not paid for her work, but rather contributes her time to aiding these people.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 216516
    Shelf Number: 26

I need more staff
    This film is produced for the Public Service Board to show how lack of communication and co-operation in the workplace can result in a problem never being solved. It follows a mechanical problem through the entire office, and shows how everyone is too busy to help with the situation, choosing to ignore it, which creates an even bigger problem.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 403323
    Shelf Number: 53

I, the Aboriginal
    A look at the life of Phillip Roberts, a full-blood Allawa Aboriginal from Roper river.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 56 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 004118
    Shelf Number:

I wasn't made to be a secretary
    Eight women from various trades including stone masonry, gardening, printing, cooking and painting talk about how they came to take upon apprenticeships in fields usually dominated by men. There is a large focus on breaking away from the stereotyped jobs women in the early 80's were associated with.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 206407
    Shelf Number: 18

I'm a lawyer
    A look at the various career paths available to those interested in pursuing a law degree.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 21
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 417411
    Shelf Number: 18

I'm going to school today
    Describes the experience of a child's first day at school through the eyes of their teacher.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 223210
    Shelf Number: 8

I'm ready to learn
    Promotes the need for more kindergartens and nurseries to be made available for the teaching of young minds. The number of quality teaching facilities and establishments available for pre-schoolers is low and needs to be increased to give a good educational start for children in Australia.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 221414
    Shelf Number: 94

I'm still a woman
    Joyce Mann, who has undergone a mastectomy (removal of the breast), addresses issues about recovery and life after the operation. Presented at the Royal Perth Hospital to nurses of the hospital. Issues covered include prosthesis, breast reconstruction and plastic surgery. This documentary was presented with a gold medal at the 1st International Scientific and Educational Cancer Film Competition.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 39 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 024509
    Shelf Number:

Icarus
    A celebration of non-engine flying craft, detailing the simplest hang glider enthusiasts leaping of cliff faces to the more sophisticated equipment use requiring an initial propulsion from an airplane. Their journeys are set to a backdrop of experimental music.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407322; 311 101
    Shelf Number: 85

Ideas for you.
    Productivity ideas are vital to progress in Australian industry. Productivity groups of twelve or more meet regularly to exchange ideas. A new method of coating earth moving equipment, new fixing cement, a shortened cycle in washing machines, an insulated container for freighting dry ice, and a new method of packing poultry are some results of the group's activities.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 19 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220515
    Shelf Number: 12

If only I'd known what to do
    A series of six first aid training films produced with the co-operation of the St. John Ambulance Association.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224322
    Shelf Number:

Images for quartet
    An interview with Carl Pini, a distinguished English musician, and the three other members of the "Carl Pini Quartet". Pini talks about his influences and his migration to Australia, seeking recognition as an artist.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204205
    Shelf Number: 92

Impressions discotheque
    A silent film that utilises cutaways and fast editing in an attempt to recreate the disco atmosphere of the early 1970's.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 2 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518421, 518422
    Shelf Number: 102

In a manner of speaking
    Educational film demonstrating how to effectively utilise the telephone within government departments.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422809
    Shelf Number: 102

In dense traffic
    The power of concentration, road observation, and the ability to react to changing conditions are stressed.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515611
    Shelf Number: 137

In good company
    Outlines the activities of the Australian Citizenry Forces with emphasis on training techniques and the variety of the membership. Displays mock battles and technological and weapons training, as well as the ACF's relationship to the regular army. The film also details the medical and nursing staff of the force.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424519
    Shelf Number: 101

In good company
    Shows the training of officer cadets at the Royal Military College, Duntroon.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 16 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 320 506
    Shelf Number: 29

In harbour
    A day in the life of the people who work and live on and around Sydney harbour.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422217
    Shelf Number: 99

In one lifetime
    A look at the political structure and the election to create the second house of assembly in Papua New Guinea in 1968. Examines Australia's involvement in trying to simplify and establish a more effective political system in Papua New Guinea.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112402
    Shelf Number: 86

In song and dance
    The story of the 1964 Rock and Roll Eistedford in Darwin and its transformation from its humble beginnings in 1957 to a culturally diverse format allowing Aboriginal involvement in the major dance and song categories. Gives a detailed description of the origins of the festival and shows the acts that competed in this year.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 223213
    Shelf Number: 94

In the South Seas
    Study of the diet of Trobriand Island natives, who have shown a marked resistance to diseases common to other natives of the Pacific Islands
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424822
    Shelf Number: 136

Inckle looms
    A simple instructional film on the various types of weaving as demonstrated by Erika Semler, President of the Hand Weaver's Society (Australia)
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 507306
    Shelf Number: 139

India - harvest of hope

    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524208
    Shelf Number: 110

Inland with Sturt
    In 1951, the Australian Broadcasting Commission, with the assistance of the Jubilee Arts Committee and the Army, reconstructed Captain Charles Sturt's 1830 voyage down the Murray River. This film is mainly a condensed version of the larger film's narrative and, more slightly, a document of its creation. Driving this logic are the voices of two narrators: an objective storyteller and Sturt as portrayed by an actor reading passages from his notebooks. Sturt's accomplishment is placed in a contemporary context by an extended denouement that glorifies the Murray (the "surge of life") as a valuable resource for irrigation, cultivation, industry and residential property.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 312614
    Shelf Number: 26

Insect World
    Views various Australian insects
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514809
    Shelf Number: 126

Inserting a zip
    This film shows how to insert a zip in a garment.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 5 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519314
    Shelf Number: 134

Interview
    Training film for future union delegates and representatives involving the question of overtime, fair notice to work overtime, union agreements with the employer and fair payment.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504715
    Shelf Number: 100

Into your hands
    Looks at the problem of conservation in Australia, with public responsibility emphasised.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 120524
    Shelf Number: 86

Introduction to Papua New Guinea
    An Australian take on creating a unified country in Papua New Guinea, through political, industrial and social progress. Education, health, agriculture, industry and international investment are helping to create a unified nation rather than many tribal groups.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515405
    Shelf Number: 99

Irrigation in Australia
    A general coverage of the various irrigation areas throughout Australia. Reference is made to the dams and weirs on the Murray and its tributaries, Victoria and S.A., the Kalgoorlie pipeline in W.A, and the Dawson River irrigation area in Queensland.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 509516
    Shelf Number: 136

Island from the sea
    The creation of a coral island in the Great Barrier Reef and the hotel subsequently built on top of it.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214514
    Shelf Number: 34

Island of turtles
    On islands off the Queensland coast, turtles lay their eggs on the beaches. This documentary shows the process of laying eggs by the mother turtle and what happens when the eggs hatch and the baby turtles have to fend for themselves. Also the differences between hens eggs and turtles eggs are explored.
    Released: 1958
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 516120
    Shelf Number: 104

Island patrol
    A documentary depicting the Papua New Guinean sailors as they work alongside the Royal Australian Navy. The ship patrols the PNG coastline visiting various ports along the way for work and recreation. The new recruits from PNG are trained and leave their proud families to help man the ship.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 516123
    Shelf Number: 140

It could happen to you
    Aimed at the migrant population, this film highlights, through example, three Government agencies which help people resolve problems: Department of Consumer Affairs; Legal Aid; and Ombudsman.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406706
    Shelf Number: 139

It is always so in the world.
    The day-to-day life of the Sun family, typical of urbanised Chinese families today. This family of two grandparents, their son, his wife and two granddaughters, live in an apartment in Pengpu, one of the new self-contained villages built in Shanghai in the past twenty years.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 016223
    Shelf Number: 7

It needn't happen
    A film demonstrating simple ways parents can prevent accidents from happening to their children, whilst their backs are turned.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422713, 410220, 511317
    Shelf Number: 105

It's always so, in the world.
    The day-to-day life of the Sun family, typical of urbanised Chinese families today. This family of two grandparents, their son, his wife and two granddaughters, live in an apartment in Pengpu, one of the new self-contained villages built in Shanghai in the past twenty years.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 016223
    Shelf Number: 7

It's easy to criticise
    The film endeavours to give voice to the marginalised multicultural communities within Sydney. It shows Australia as a complex multicultural society, and sheds light on the difficulties facing migrant communities. Highlights include cinema verite style street interviews, an investigation into displacement, isolation and Alzheimers amongst elderly migrants. Culminates in an appeal to the Australian government for an increase in funding for welfare services for migrants
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 701507
    Shelf Number: 85

It's Rice - Australian
    Presents the history of rice cultivation in Australia. The importance of the preservation of water is stressed, as is the combination of traditional farming and modern laboratory techniques. Also discusses the 1960s increase in rice appreciation, and its increasing frequency on restaurant menus.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

Jacaranda festival
    Description of the Jacaranda festival at Grafton, N.S.W.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424813
    Shelf Number: 137

Jamieson house
    Four short films showing various public utilities are developed by loans from assurance companies: 1) The bridge builders 2) The life stream - communications 3) Australian heritage - primary industries, gas, electricity, waterways etc. 4) See how they run - Melbourne tramways board
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424818
    Shelf Number: 137

Jewellery making: casting
    An introduction to the techniques used in the creation of modern jewellery by professional craftsmen. Demonstrates two popular methods of using cuttlefish bones and "lost wax" for preparing moulds to create solid jewellery shapes and sizes
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 7 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503721
    Shelf Number: 137

Ka Rorn: Southern village
    Ka Rorn, a small village on the island of Phuket, remains largely untouched by western influences. The rubber plantations, rice paddies and fishing are all part of the daily activities in this beautiful village.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 304318
    Shelf Number: 26

Kangaroo
    Tells how the kangaroo is one of the oldest mammals in history and shows its habits and characteristics. Various species are shown.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520308
    Shelf Number: 110

Kangaroo Island
    A contemporary study of Kangaroo Island and its inhabitants: fishermen, pelicans, seals and tourists.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: RLSB25
    Shelf Number: 93

Kangaroo Island
    A virtuoso performance by the cameraman captures the animals and rugged grandeur of this island's long established wild life reserve. "Kangaroo Island" won a gold medal at the 1974 International Festival of Tourist and Folklore Films held in Brussels
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 17 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316 211
    Shelf Number: 29

Katherine: air conditioned frontier
    Describes the city of Katherine in the Northern Territory
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 18 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204 101
    Shelf Number: 13

Kathy and Tracey
    Examines the problems of young girls entering the work force for the first time.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 312 413
    Shelf Number: 29

Keep it clean.
    The Australian meatworks are adopting stringent standards of hygiene at all stages of handling and processing, to ensure that all the meat marketed in and from Australia is microbiologically clean.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 19 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415514
    Shelf Number: 45

Keep it green
    The routine method of plant quarantine in Australia is crucial in agricultural production. The geographical isolation of Australia has helped to protect the country from overseas plagues but it is the introduction and spread of pests interstate in Australia that is of concern. This film thus shows procedures of plant quarantine techniques in exterminating any pests and diseases that may be detrimental to the Australian standard of agriculture.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422323/521401
    Shelf Number: 101

Keith the wombat
    Focuses on the lifestyle, physical characteristics and habits of one of Australia's native animals, the wombat. Following a day in the life of Keith, a pet wombat, we learn about what they eat, where they sleep, their build, claws and teeth, their swimming capabilities and their reproductive systems.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517405, 507114
    Shelf Number: 99

Kemal: a Turkish boy
    Kemal is Turkish born youth who came to Australia 2 years ago. The film shows the difficulties he experiences at school here, particularly with language, and his alienation from his Australian classmates. It also illustrates the cultural background of a child from Turkey - a strongly male orientated society - and the significance of the Islamic religion.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506611
    Shelf Number: 136

Kilkenny Primary School
    Children's education is a changeable practice and should adapt to new times and techniques. Focuses on the progressive,"open plan" ways of learning that Kilkenny Primary School created to challenge their students. The focus on issues of immigration and ethnicity is especially interesting.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 31 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 3863/C 1491
    Shelf Number: 8

Kimberley holiday
    Kimberley holiday follows a group of children who leave Perth by plane for their homes in the outback at the beginning of their holidays. Aerial shots cover diversion dams and irrigated farms on which safflower, linseed, rice and cotton are grown. The children watch the harvesting of a cotton crop.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214 206
    Shelf Number: 29

Koko pops
    Represents the history and development of music through time from the beginning of man to the present. The film combines bold colour and decorative design to create continuous movement through nationally specific histories of theatre, dance, politics and art.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504708
    Shelf Number: 103

Lake St. Clair - by William Charles Piguenit,1887
    Looks at some of the works of Australian artist Charles Piguenit and in particular his painting "Lake St. Clair" in Tasmania's western highlands. Piguenit was the first important landscape painter to be born in Australia.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424325
    Shelf Number: 137

Lamb for the world market
    Lambs being railed to Robbs Jetty, Fremantle for slaughtering. Shows grading and dressing of the carcasses and the modern blast freezing technique.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 414422
    Shelf Number: 110

Land of Australia: click go the shears, a folk song
    An animated representation of the folk song "Click Go The Shears"
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 14-48
    Shelf Number:

Language at twelve.

    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 29 min.1
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 217424
    Shelf Number: 86

Last coastline
    Story of Matthew Flinders' exploration of the Eyre Peninsula coastline in search of "...the last unknown coastline" Many miles of this coast have scarcely changed since Flinders' voyage.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422103
    Shelf Number: 136

Late
    Short film about a boy who overcomes several obstacles to get to school on time, only to be thwarted by a cold, malicious fate.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 1 minute
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 516-312
    Shelf Number:

Late again
    A farce about a profiteering schoolboy who lies, assaults and steals from his classmates when they arrive late to school.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 516314
    Shelf Number: 99

Le village: un village
    This film presents an insight into the daily life of the people who live in Sainte Alvere; a small village is situated in the Dordogne region of France.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604424
    Shelf Number: 8

Legend of Byamee
    This film presents a representative selection of aboriginal bark painting to a Bach-ground of authentic traditional music.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422112
    Shelf Number: 137

Let's go skindiving
    Filmed at Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, the important basic points to follow when using snorkel or scuba gear are demonstrated by Eva and Ben Cropp.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 16 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 244 516
    Shelf Number: 29

Let's make puppets
    Detailed instructions are given on making puppets, demonstrating various techniques. The different stages of assembly involved in the process are conveniently divided into distinct segments for easy instruction.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406116, 519203
    Shelf Number: 102

Letting go
    This drama explores the communication difficulties and difference in values between the generations of a 'typical' Australian family. Issues of how much to protect children from the dangers of growing up are addressed. Conflicts reach a crisis point when the 17 year old daughter, Sharon, decides to leave home with her boyfriend Jules. The change of times and morality and the ability of parents to adapt are also explored.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 022209
    Shelf Number: 8

Lifeline to Adelaide
    This film gives us an introduction to Adelaide, its setting and city planning. The importance of Adelaide as an industrial centre is emphasised and its growth to the outer suburb of Elizabeth, introducing the idea of the city's demand for water. We learn of the planning and construction of dams and reservoirs outside the city utilising the supply of water from the River Murray, via the Mannum pipeline. It is this pipeline that is an essential feature of Adelaide's water supply.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505208
    Shelf Number: 103

Lily
    A fictional story in which Lily, a Chinese girl living in Australia, encounters racism in different forms.
    Released: 1984
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524410
    Shelf Number: 141

Limiting the goblin
    Introduces the diesel and nuclear submarines. Their diving and missile capabilities are highlighted. The film describes the 'barra' sonar-buoy for detecting submarines through sound in the oceans.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419622
    Shelf Number: 53

Living forest
    Shows how man is making heavy demands on the earth's remaining forests. A detailed study is made of the ecology of a eucalypt forest and the many plants and animals which make up the forest community.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 22 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 302425
    Shelf Number: 29

Living north
    This film promotes the potential of the Northern Territory by showing its industries (e.g.: agriculture, mining, fisheries, cattle) and its growing facilities in transport and education. This film describes all the different challenges the N.T. area faces in trying to develop its industries. The film shows how the people have come to terms with the harsh heat and land and are now creating new industries which are starting to thrive.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122409
    Shelf Number: 86

Living off the land

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm Large size , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: AB8/2
    Shelf Number:

Living way out
    This film looks at some of the problems of living in remote mining towns, such as Shay Gap in Western Australia. It suggests that problems may be overcome by involving social planners at the drawing board stage of development and by allowing residents more responsibility in the day-to-day running of their communities.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 201323
    Shelf Number: 8

Lonely island
    A look at the fauna surrounding the Australian Antarctic research station at Macquarie Island.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511505
    Shelf Number: 101

Long time journey
    Depicts the beauty of the Flinders Ranges flora and fauna while making a case to preserve the heritage of this unique area.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422722
    Shelf Number: 126

Look after your bicycle
    A short educational film directed towards young children on looking after a bicycle.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514207, 514208
    Shelf Number: 104

Looking at plants
    Filmed in the Sherbrooke Forest Park, Austraflora Nursery, Victoria, we are shown glimpses of the plant and insect life that abound there. The film uses techniques of macro photography to show extreme close ups of these forms of nature. There is the coming together of two cultures as we see images of white man entering the native environment as shown through the use of indigenous music.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422213
    Shelf Number: 102

Madame Sosostris; By James Gleeson & Robert Klippel, 1948
    This film focuses on the creation of the sculpture of "Madame Sosostris" by James Gleeson & Robert Klippel.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515501
    Shelf Number: 141

Make the most of your roast
    The film demonstrates that four essential characteristics are required in the preparation and cooking of a great roast : 1) allowing heat circulation, 2) cooking at moderate temperatures, 3) using a meat thermometer, and 4) resting the roast before carving. Emphasis is placed on contemporary cooking techniques and the epicurean pleasure of tasting well-cooked meat.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410111
    Shelf Number: 140

Making a wira
    Shows an Aboriginal man cutting wood for a digging dish and shaping the dish.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 9 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408716
    Shelf Number: 139

Making cotton clothing
    Tells the story of a child's cotton print dress from designing of the original to pressing and packing hundreds of dozens of garments in a modern mass production garment factory.
    Released: 1946
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515517
    Shelf Number: 100

Making curriculum relevant
    A look at teenagers learning in disadvantaged areas and their introduction to Work Experience programs.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420825
    Shelf Number: 138

Malaria: the recurring enemy
    The army malaria research unit, formed during WW2 is making a significant contribution to Australian and world research aimed at defeating the disease which in 1980 was estimated to affect 200 million people and cause 2 million deaths.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419 623
    Shelf Number: 29

Malaysian village
    Johar was once a fisherman but as a result of Malaysian confrontation with Indonesia across the Straits of Malacca he now drives a school bus. Many village activities are depicted including top spinning, a colourful wedding and the Malay version of volley ball.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 21 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401 425
    Shelf Number: 29

Male and female
    An upper primary class study the male and female reproductive organs, conception and explore their thoughts and feelings towards puberty and love making.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 421613
    Shelf Number: 93

Man and his dog
    A promotional film for the Australian Army, displaying the various stages of training dogs for combat and tracking purposes--in particular the German Shepherd and Labrador breeds.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 100

Man in the desert
    This film examines the living conditions of the aborigines, cattlemen and miners, who live in Australia's deserts. The film explains how people have adapted to this environment and what effects they have had on it.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 318313
    Shelf Number: 26

Margaret: a pride in identity
    Margaret is an urban aboriginal woman who became involved in the pre-school Murawina - first as a mother then as a trainee pre-school teacher. Margaret's husband is white and her 2 young boys are very fair. The shows the importance of Murawina to aboriginal mothers. It stresses the importance of identity.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506601
    Shelf Number: 136

Mark
    Chronicles the daily life of Mark, a quadriplegic who injured himself in a surfing accident. The views of family and friends on his condition, as well as his own thoughts and views on life in general are documented. The film also outlines the social services which are available to him.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510725, 521412
    Shelf Number: 100

Marloo, the red kangaroo
    Shows the life history of the red kangaroo including birth and care of the young. We are shown typical adults in their natural state, in various parts of Australia. Also discusses the conservation problem.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 23 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 114501
    Shelf Number: 86

Means of being rescued
    If stranded at sea the small boat owner can do several things to aid survival. They should stay calm, check their food and water supplies and prepare their safety equipment to aid in their rescue.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420401
    Shelf Number: 126

Measure of care: Alligator River region
    This film examines the possible effects that uranium mining may have on the water quality of the Alligator River that runs through Kakadu National Park. An extensive research programme is shown in full operation.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604421
    Shelf Number: 86

Mechanical engineer
    Trainee mechanical engineers receive instruction at the B.H.P. works.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416509
    Shelf Number: 110

Mechanized mining at B.H.P.'s Burwood mine
    Gives a detailed tour of the mining procedures of B.H.P.s Burwood Mine in Newcastle. Explains the positive elements of working in this mine, through explanation of equipment, training available and the benefits available.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406218
    Shelf Number: 100

Megalomedia
    A three part film that charts the rise of the media from its origins before print. The impact of the media on the individual is examined together with a calling for the accountability of the establishment.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 606-302
    Shelf Number: 8

Melbourne, festival city
    Promotes the beauty of the leisurely Melbourne way of life through the annual Moomba Festival. Facets of society such as the arts, sport and fashion are discussed and depicted as progressive elements in the development of a happy, laissez faire Australian identity.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416703
    Shelf Number: 93

Men and mobs
    A history of Australian sheep grazing and wool production, dating from the First Fleet and John MacArthur to the time of the film's production.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224306
    Shelf Number: 85

Men and science.
    A montage showing geologists, botanists, medical research workers, and a university research chemist precedes the titles. The commentary mentions the work these scientist do. The following sequence takes the viewer to Seal Rocks to visit a group of scientists at work, led by Mr Robert Warneke of the Victorian Fisheries and Wildlife Department. These men have set up a research station on the rugged island so that they can make a close study of the...
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305614
    Shelf Number: 4

Men in wool
    The production of wool is promoted for its comfort, durability and fashionable appearance. We are taken through the process from mill to consumer and the wonderful tailored suits it offers.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204307
    Shelf Number: 18

Men of Canungra
    A film that looks at the jungle warfare training site of Canungra in Eastern Queensland established during World War 2. The film takes us through the training procedures required from the cadets. The film begins with classroom training, moves to obstacle course work and ends with a two day ambush session in the outback.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212512
    Shelf Number: 93

Men of Capricorn
    A look at the various industries that operate throughout the rural Queensland areas around the Tropic of Capricorn. These industries include agriculture, land settlement, sheep and wool, cattle, coal, gold and copper mining as well as salt production.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 218208
    Shelf Number: 18

Men wanted
    Describes the Australian way of life and shows the opportunities existing for immigrants from overseas.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 8 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424308
    Shelf Number: 102

Metalmakers
    Using animated diagrams as well as filming the men at work, this film shows how the copper, silver, lead and zinc ores found at Mt Isa were laid down and how they are being mined and processed. It shows the many uses of ores produced.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 310119
    Shelf Number: 29

Mind, body and spirit.
    The role played by two women doctors at Chienchou people's commune in Wuhsi county. They attend to most of the basic health care needs of the people, and through their work is seen the medical service provided for China's rural people - an integration of Chinese traditional medicine with western medicine.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 014425
    Shelf Number: 7

Mind made
    A film to promote the services of architects and to show the values of architecture.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 414508
    Shelf Number: 110

Mine on channel reef.
    Concealed in the coral gardens of Australia's Great Barrier Reef is a man-made peril potentially more dangerous than a shark - a breakaway World War II mine. This film shows a true-to-life incident when men of the navy's Clearance Diving Team One dispose of a live mine.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 205509
    Shelf Number: 7

Mineral exploration
    Given the abundance of minerals in so many household items and objects around us, it is clear that minerals have had a marked importance in Australia's development. This film is a scientific exploration by geologists, geophysicists and geochemists, in search of hidden ore bodies underneath the surface of the Australian earth. We learn of their tools, instruments, methods and field work in assessing Australia's mineral wealth.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 216616
    Shelf Number: 92

Minh: a Vietnamese
    An account of the difficulties and pleasures of a Vietnamese refugee and his family as they adjust to Australian society.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422618; 507220
    Shelf Number: 138

Mining in action
    This film shows the new developments, techniques and improvements in mining. It shows and summarises the recent activities of Conzinc Riotinto Australia. Operations shown include: the Bougainville copper operation, a New Zealand aluminium smelter, the expansion of the Hammersley operation in W.A (including the establishment of the company's second mine at Paroburdoo and the integration of widespread lead and zinc interests into the Australian Mining and Smelt Corporation Ltd.) The film also shows the different processes that are involved in mining.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 218524
    Shelf Number: 53

Mining men
    This film focuses on the opportunities for young men in the mining industry. The film presents the life and work in new and developing mining communities of Australia.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112406
    Shelf Number: 8

Mining town by Arthur Boyd: 1946-1947
    In this film Australian artist Arthur Boyd discussed the effect that his upbringing and family background had on the style and content of his work. The film looks in particular at his painting "Mining Town".
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 509724
    Shelf Number: 104

Minutes to live
    The importance of the knowledge of resuscitation is explored in this movie which is narrated by a Medical Commentator. There is only a few minutes to live once the breath of life stops and the film shows how to resuscitate through the use of a live model, a mannequin, case scenarios and diagrams.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321220
    Shelf Number: 34

Mitosis: how cells divide and multiply
    An animated film (with also extensive use of still pictures) detailing information about cells including the varying sizes and shapes, and how the number of chromosomes in a cell is significant (ie 46 for a man and 66 for a horse). Most importantly it explains the process of division of cells, and the parent/daughter relationship between cells.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513702
    Shelf Number: 134

"Mobil's circle of safety" commercials
    A collection of nine television commercials produced by Mobil as part of their 'join the circle of safety' promotion.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 516105
    Shelf Number: 141

Modern breadmaking
    Follows the process of modern breadmaking in an industrial production line bakery. Emphasises the ease and efficiency of machine labour over human labour.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305320
    Shelf Number: 34

Modern farm horse
    Encourages the safe use of a farming tractor via the juxtaposition of safe and unsafe work practices.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 3 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510108
    Shelf Number:

Modernism
    The arrival of Modernism to Australia came after its peak internationally. Part five of this series looks at its belated arrival to our shores. The female artists Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith were dominant in this unresponsive era, but the film also looks at the work of Roland Wakelin and Roy de Maistre.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604106
    Shelf Number: 8

Moist Heat Cookery (No.2)
    Methods of cooking economy cuts of meat through slow cooking processes such as stewing and braising. No recipes, only cooking methods.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mintues
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410112
    Shelf Number:

Molala Harai
    Department of Posts and Telegraphs, Papua New Guinea. On 19th April, 1969, a set of 4 Papua New Guinea postage stamps were issued which consisted of 2 5cent and 2 10 cent stamps respectively. This set is the second folklore issue in the national heritage stamp series to feature examples of the bold and primitive motifs of the Elema tribe.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 19 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 216 508
    Shelf Number: 29

More food for thought.
    In this film four completely different situations are shown to give children ideas for the writing of essays. Its purpose is to provide a starting point for those children who find essay writing difficult. Contains: 'The Rug', 'Smugglers beware', 'He who laughs last', and 'Joy ride'.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 309120
    Shelf Number: 4

Moro: Melanesian bigman
    This film shows Moro, a Solomon Islander, elected by his community to lead them to economic independence, while at the same time maintaining their Melanesian customs and traditions.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 36 min.
    Format: 16mm Large size , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 103416
    Shelf Number:

Motor bike safety with Stewart Faichney
    Narrator Stewart Faichney runs through a thorough explanation of proper procedures to follow when using a motorcycle on public roads. These include the correct use of gear changing, breaking technique on different surfaces, acceleration and deceleration, all of which are demonstrated by Constable Ian Harris.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 317113
    Shelf Number: 93

Mount William from Mount Dryden by Eugen Von Guerard: 1857
    Besides examining the title painting in detail the film surveys a number of the artist's finest works. It reveals how his training.....enabled him to produce works that express .... appreciation of the Australian landscape.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 9 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517417
    Shelf Number: 104

Moving wool
    The pressing of wool, its baling and shearing are all touched on in this film. The film also raises the introduction of chemical treatment which would enable the wool to be peeled off sheep.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 407323
    Shelf Number: 53

Mr. Fixit, my dad
    "Whatever possessed you to get yourself on drugs?...." These are the words of a father reprimanding his son for being caught with drugs.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422206
    Shelf Number: 136

Mules and Tail operation
    Demonstration of the operation is very limited. It mainly shows the results after the operation.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412815
    Shelf Number: 136

Murawina - self help
    Murawina is an aboriginal pre-school in Chippendale, an inner Sydney suburb. The aboriginal mothers who run Murawina want a separate pre-school for their children. They want to develop, in their children, a black pride that may not be encouraged by the white schools the children will next go to. The film raises questions about prejudice, the influence of past experiences on present day attitudes and the relationship between urban and tribal aborigines.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506630
    Shelf Number: 136

Museum: a living memory
    This represents a cerebral approach to documentary film-making, as image-driven sequences of the Museum of Victoria after closing hours alternate with cinema verite style street interviews. The interviewees are linked by their age group (mid to late twenties). The general theme of the interviews is the relevance of museums in the 'age of entertainment'.
    Released: 1984
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 312106
    Shelf Number: 84

Music in the making
    This film concentrates on the study of music in different educational institutions, such as the Australian Youth Orchestra. Musical theory, history and performance are discussed.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122413, 122414
    Shelf Number: 86

Mutton birds of Bass Strait.
    The habits and life history of a species of mutton birds. Showing research, conservation studies and an account of the industry built up around the birds' capture and sale.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214611
    Shelf Number: 45

Mystery single vehicle crash
    This film examines the causes of single car accidents and proposes several preventative measures a driver is able to undertake.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503609; 512719
    Shelf Number: 126

Namatjira, the painter
    A look at the work of the painter, Albert Namatjira, his life, and his influence on his fellow Aborigines.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315313; 315320
    Shelf Number: 13

Native bears
    The film looks at three types of native bears in their natural habitat and examines their eating, nesting and living habits. The possum, the wombat and (in most detail) the koala are studied in the normal surroundings by a bush man who also narrates the film.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416704, 513720
    Shelf Number: 104

Native earth: New Guinea
    An account of life and conditions in New Guinea. The film outlines the history of the region since 1920 and illustrates many aspects of life and work, including the following: the equatorial forest; the clearing of the forests for rubber and coconut plantations;, the traditional costumes and customs of the native tribes and their life as workers on the modern plantations; the provision of homes and educational facilities.
    Released: 1946
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224309
    Shelf Number: 4

Nauru
    Life on the tiny island in the central Pacific is preparing the people for life in the modern world.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 21 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208 611
    Shelf Number: 29

Navigating the Sepik
    Two modern navy vessels are assigned to "penetrate " 200 miles up the Sepik, a river 800 miles long running from West Irian to Papua New Guinea.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511415
    Shelf Number: 105

Navy for a new nation
    This film portrays the role of the Royal Australian Navy in Papua New Guinea, particularly in the training and recruitment of Papua New Guineans for increased defence self-reliance as they approach independence. The film shows naval apprentices doing multiple tasks and progressing to officer ranks. The film shows the intensive training and commitment that is needed to become a successful part of the Navy.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 114115
    Shelf Number: 86

Ned Kelly
    This film is a rhythmically edited illustration of a song. All the images are taken from Sidney Nolan's paintings. Ned Kelly's much mythologised life is condensed into this film.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512-324
    Shelf Number: 98

Nest, web, cocoon
    A beautiful compilation film using field footage with natural sounds and music. The theme of "nature's builders" links the three sequences.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 8 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514121/514122
    Shelf Number: 104

Nests in the bush
    A variety of birds such as the honey eater, kingfisher and variegated wren are shown building nests and rearing their young. The different habitats selected for the site of the nest and the various materials which nests are built with are demonstrated by the different species of birds.
    Released: 1958
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511311
    Shelf Number: 140

New cords for old
    Shows worn and damaged electrical cords and connections and improvised extensions such as are commonly used in the home, and demonstrates the correct inspection procedure for safety.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 4 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412405
    Shelf Number: 104

New decimal coin designs
    Depicting the 6 new decimal coins. On one side there will be the new design of the Queen's head recently approved by Her Majesty. On the other side will be a series of designs of wild life animals uniquely Australian, 7 of them in all appearing on 6 coins.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 4 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412707
    Shelf Number: 126

New Guinea highway
    Tells the story of Gabriel, a school teacher, driving from Mt. Hagen to Goroka along the New Guinea highway. His goal is to get five school children and a brand new car to the annual highland show. Along the journey, Western culture in New Guinea is investigated, highlighting the economic benefits of the introduction of industry.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 216408
    Shelf Number: 92

New lease of life: resuscitation
    Opening with scenes showing the various forms of artificial resuscitation through the ages, the film then shows the present approved methods of mouth to mouth, and mouth to nose resuscitation.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506510
    Shelf Number: 136

News for the Navy
    Norman McLaren's documentary style account of how a letter from home reaches a sailor on duty in foreign waters.
    Released: 1938
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524816
    Shelf Number: 138

Night driving
    Methods are shown of detecting various features which will affect course and speed when driving at night.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515614
    Shelf Number: 137

Niki
    Niki, a 14 year-old schoolgirl, doesn't need her parents to look after or make decisions on her behalf. They have an agreement that she will be responsible for herself. Told primarily through interview, the film focuses on what Niki and her family think about this independence and how they operate within its framework.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424421
    Shelf Number: 104

Nitrogen fixation by legumes.
    With the increasing demand for new and improved pastures and high protein food crops, research is seeking to develop better strains of nodulated legumes both for temperate and tropical agriculture.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415513
    Shelf Number: 45

No chalk talk.
    Explains what ASEP is about for teachers. It explains how ASEP is designed for students to learn through activity and why this is good; shows ASEP in action in a classroom, contains interviews with ASEP staff teachers and students; shows the developing of a unit, the setting out of a unit...
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 29 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 116101
    Shelf Number: 7

No place like a home.

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 24 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 7

Northern Territory Fillers No. 1
    A short film used as a TV filler that looks at Darwin, the Olgas, Ayers Rock (Uluru) and Kakadu National Park.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511717
    Shelf Number: 141

Northern Territory Fillers No. 2
    A short film used as TV filler that looks at Alice Springs, the city of Darwin and the effects of Cyclone Tracy.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511701
    Shelf Number: 141

Northern Territory Fillers No. 4
    Archaeological sites and Aboriginal rock paintings are focused on in this short film used as TV filler.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511804
    Shelf Number: 139

Northern Territory Fillers No. 5
    A helicopter is used to show cattle mustering in the Northern Territory.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511811
    Shelf Number: 141

Northern Territory mining
    A study of mining developments in the Northern Territory.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 18 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 310420
    Shelf Number: 4

Northern Territory (T.V Filler no. 12)
    This film, produced as a T.V. filler, shows solar power generation in Bathurst and the Melville Islands
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519514
    Shelf Number: 137

Not a job for everyone
    A recruitment film showing the variety of career opportunities in the police department.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 16 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 302209
    Shelf Number: 45

Not wanted on voyage
    A film teaching immigrants that bringing in produce from overseas is not allowed. It focuses on all the good produce that comes out of Australia as a way of showing immigrants that they will happy leaving their own produce behind.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424609
    Shelf Number: 104

Nullabor hideout
    The children explore a cave, and find an underground lake. The music adds to the atmosphere of mystery and suspense.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503425; 503708
    Shelf Number: 136

Objective clip preparation
    Gives a detailed account of the Objective Clip Preparation, the new wool production technique introduced to create better efficiency in woolclassing and marketing.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410222
    Shelf Number: 100

Odd man in
    A short comedy film about a high school boys' cricket team.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 3 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510614
    Shelf Number: 103

Officer Cadet School
    An account of the training, living conditions, sport and recreational facilities at the Officer Cadet School at Portsea, Victoria.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 17 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224511
    Shelf Number: 92

Offshore oil search
    This film documents the first oil rig in Australian waters. The complete process of operation is revealed. The construction of the drilling barge is shown, as well as its transportation to its drilling location, the working life of the crew onboard, the means by which oil is extracted from the ocean floor and the analysis of samples in a laboratory.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214114
    Shelf Number: 34

Oil in your life
    A junior film showing the part played by oil in a modern community.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 17 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220213
    Shelf Number: 53

Oil, our hidden wealth
    Emphasises the importance of oil to Australia and details the industry that surrounds it. Drilling in Papua New Guinea is shown as well as oil strikes in Moonie and Cabawin.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 106319
    Shelf Number: 8

Olives Don't Float
    A look at small boat safety using comical relief.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524416
    Shelf Number: 140

On the wallaby track
    In this painting we can see the meeting technically, of the very old with the very new. In the old, Renaissance-based technique each painted area was carefully finished so that no brush strokes were visible to interfere with the "illusion of reality". By the late 19th century, rough unfinished brush strokes and the laying on of paint with the palette knife had come to be regarded as aesthetic elements desirable in their own right.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 10min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402420
    Shelf Number: 104

On tour with the Arts Council
    Film focuses on the ways in which the Arts Council "gets art to the people" through classes such as pottery, painting and drama plus traveling theater shows and art exhibitions. Stresses that art is not only a part of big city living and should extend to Australian rural communities.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 118105, 122417
    Shelf Number: 8

On tour with the Arts Council.
    Describes the work of the Arts Council of NSW and shows extracts from some of the performances.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122418
    Shelf Number: 7

On Your Marks...
    A visual montage celebrating human athleticism at its highest, and promoting the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503125
    Shelf Number: 99

One Designer, Two Designer
    An animated, satirical film stressing the importance of functionality over style in consumer goods such as kitchenware. A "mocumentary" technique is occasionally employed to demonstrate how design is more crucial than flashy, redundant features.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515418
    Shelf Number:

One hundred entertainments.
    A remarkably intimate and entertaining view of the life of Chinese artists, the acrobats of the Shensi provincial acrobatic troupe, who travel throughout the province.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 014419
    Shelf Number: 7

One man's war
    A look at the experience of the Korean War as told by the Australian infantry member, Chris Jones. Shows the war from the view of ordinary soldier, and gives a visual description of Korea's landscapes and people.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424120
    Shelf Number:

Only one way
    Demonstrates road crossing safety and typical and typical accidents to pedestrians (for children).
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 522617; 522616
    Shelf Number: 110

Operation picul stick.
    An approach to the problems of factory safety and management.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220522
    Shelf Number: 12

Operation skill test
    A film to publicise and promote the sport of gymnastics.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308 601
    Shelf Number: 13

Ord Irrigation
    This film investigates the construction of the Ord River Dam, near Kunanurra. All facets of the construction are explored. The benefits of the Dam to the Kimberly region are outlined.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 24 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308-424
    Shelf Number: 84

Ordinary streets.
    Highlights planning problems in the redevelopment of an old meat works.
    Released: 1910*
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 203103
    Shelf Number: 7

Our firemen
    Takes a behind the scenes look at the fire brigade through the eyes of two children. The film specifically targets a young audience from 6-8 yrs
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422321
    Shelf Number: 141

Our land Australia
    An informal look at Australia and its inhabitants: from leisure activities to the economy, from suburban living to agricultural industries and the native fauna.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 318505
    Shelf Number: 18

Our living past.
    This film deals with Australia's heritage of historic places and buildings which still exist to be used, loved and enjoyed by all.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 115302,115302
    Shelf Number: 7

Our primary industries
    Aimed at young children, the film explains the importance of Australia's primary industries. The sheep, cattle, wheat, timber and sugar industries are advocated in terms of their final respective commodities: houses, clothes and food.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406404
    Shelf Number: 104

Out of sight
    This film follows a retired couple, the husband of which suffers from dementia, showing the problems which arise from this disease and outlining what is believed to be the cause. Systems for support and treatment are also mentioned.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 19 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707217
    Shelf Number: 4

Outdoor adventure: the tiger snake
    A Queensland farmer recounts how he caught a tiger snake, and subsequently explains the process of identifying snakes by counting their scales and how best to "milk" the venom from dangerous species by forcing them to bite a special beaker.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511406
    Shelf Number:

Overtaking and being overtaken
    A look at the dangers in overtaking in the city and highways and ways to avoid potential problems.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504807; 505716; 512718
    Shelf Number: 138

Pacific Endeavour
    Tourist postcard that follows Captain James Cook's voyage around the Pacific Ocean, comparing briefly his encounters with the modern lifestyle found at the various locations at the time the film was made.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117408
    Shelf Number: 94

Paddington Lace
    A short fictional drama set in the Sydney suburb Paddington, that shows a group of young people applying for a home loan to buy their first house. They are rejected when the bank finds that the couple is not married. A film that can be used for class discussions.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: ZC036
    Shelf Number: 94

Papua and New guinea command.
    The Australian army is making its contribution to welding people of Papua and New Guinea into a single nation. In the Papua New Guinea command, men of different tribes learn to understand each other and their place in the country's progress.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220513
    Shelf Number: 4

Papua and New Guinea development
    Shows the immense basic potential of Papua New Guinea, which has basic materials such as rubber and copra available in abundance and developing copper deposits on Bougainville, suggesting that traces of nickel and gold found elsewhere may prove of substantial importance in the future.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 218315
    Shelf Number: 29

Papua New Guinea report
    A report on the condition of Papua New Guinea as it shifts from ancient culture towards the twentieth century. It covers geographical, political and social issues, such as education, and the economy (particularly copper mining). The film was produced as a report to the United Nations as the territory shifted towards self-government.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 44 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 105318
    Shelf Number:

Parks are for people but...
    Film in Kosciusko National Park, this film investigates the balance necessary for accommodating all of the specific needs of the different groups of people that use national parks.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 703215
    Shelf Number: 85

Paspalum vaginatum
    Summer growing grass which will grow on saline soils providing there is moisture present. Particularly suitable for creek beds and gullies. Seed is not produced. Established by sod in September. Method of establishment in dry areas is shown.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412818
    Shelf Number: 110

Pearlers of the Coral Sea
    In the 1960s, Thursday Island depended on the pearl shell industry to sustain life on the island. This documentary reveals the many risks and rewards of the pearling trade. Fishing for shells is done on Torres Strait and other pearling activities at Broome on Western Australian coast are displayed. The old method of diving with helmets and life lines is explored and there are even some underwater shots of the divers in action.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208415; 311316
    Shelf Number: 45

Pearls in the north
    Shows the pearl industry in north west Australia.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 302421
    Shelf Number: 4

People count
    Describes how the Census is collected.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517703
    Shelf Number: 136

People of the Australian Western Desert, Part 14
    Djumurai, an aboriginal man, is filmed in the act of making a wira, a kind of digging dish. He is shown finding a hollow river gum and chopping a curved section from its trunk. He demonstrates how a stone chopper can be used to cut the wood, but replaces the traditional tool with a Western-crafted metallic axe to finish the job. Later, he scrapes wood from the underbelly of the section, totally with a metallic tool this time, until the final shape resembles the wira.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408716
    Shelf Number:

People of the Australian Western Desert, part 9
    An insight into the daily chores of the aboriginal women of the Tika Tika tribe, from spinning hair string, to getting water from a well and binding a girl's hair.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422311
    Shelf Number: 92

People of the sea: changing traditions in Solomon islands
    The traditional lifestyle of the indigenous people of the Solomon islands is shown, contrasted with their interaction with modern society through the trading of goods. The Fanalae village of South Malaita and the Busu village of North Malaita are featured.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315520, 315521
    Shelf Number: 85

phalaris staggers in sheep: chronic staggers
    A record of typical cases of phalaris staggers in sheep, during an outbreak in south eastern South Australia in 1951. Reference is made to the use of cobalt drench and its preventive effect.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412618
    Shelf Number: 139

Phalaris staggers in sheep: the acute stages
    Depicts the various stages of Phalaris staggers in sheep which have been run on phalaris dominant pastures.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503701
    Shelf Number: 136

Philippines: the gateway to the far east
    Description of the past history, present activities and possible future growth of the Philippine Islands, with views of farm and city life, the natural resources and increased education.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524419
    Shelf Number: 138

Pig raising today
    The results achieved by Australian pig raisers during World War 2 have been such that pig raising today is an important industry on the threshold of an attractive future. It can be expanded still further, but development must be along sound lines with a view to promoting better methods of production. The Departments of Agriculture of Victoria and N.S.W, and the Federal Department of Commerce and Agriculture, have produced this film to show many aspects of good pig raising techniques.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204310
    Shelf Number: 53

Pioneer Stud
    Depicts the pioneering spirit on one of the older sheep studs in N.S.W.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412721
    Shelf Number: 138

Place for a village
    A representation of Melbourne as a vibrant and diverse metropolis and center of living. The film focusses on various aspects of the city's identity such as different forms of self-sufficient industry, educational institutions, as well as cultural, social and sporting events.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422101
    Shelf Number: 139

Plan for living
    A study of the problem of haphazardly planned cities and of the need for remedial measures
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422825
    Shelf Number: 126

Plant quarantine at work
    A detailed look at the quarantine procedures for plants, timbers and seeds imported from overseas. Promotes high standards in keeping any diseased material out of Australia.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410315, 410318
    Shelf Number: 99

Platypus: orythorhynchus antinus
    A exhaustive account of the platypus detailing scientific terminology, its ancestry and position as part of the monotremes species, its geographical location, physical characteristics and attributes, habitat, diet, and its rare reproductive system.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 305102
    Shelf Number: 2

Pleuro story
    Examines the effects of plueropnuemonia on cattle and how it is spread, the preparation of a vaccine and what attempts have been made to control it.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 21 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321 512
    Shelf Number: 29

Point of danger: agriculture's first line of defense
    Point of Danger deals with plant quarantine and explains why customs officials and Australia Post sometimes have to confiscate incoming flora. It warns Australians about the possibility of fruit and plant diseases from overseas being brought into our country if these officials are not vigilant.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422215
    Shelf Number: 102

Point of entry
    Quarantine is still an important safety measure at any point of entry and plant quarantine, which is controlled by the Australian Department of Health, is part of Australia's protective shield against imported disease. To maintain that shield intact, the closest scrutiny must be kept on all arrivals from overseas.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204514
    Shelf Number: 4

Political development in Papua and New Guinea
    An account of the development of political institutions in the territory of Papua New Guinea by the Australian administration.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 38 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112507
    Shelf Number: 94

Politicians
    A representation of political leadership. The film uses stop-motion photography to create a battle field, situated on a desk, using paper clips, thumb pins and tacks as soldiers and generals. A war is fought with no victors, only losers.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510706
    Shelf Number: 138

Port of Adelaide
    Outlines the history, current usage, and potential for expansion at the docks in Port Adelaide. After Colonel William Light was first attracted to the area, the port now hosts a variety of ships with cargo typically of wool, lamb, mutton, wheat and flour. Currently manufactured goods are challenging the traditional goods in terms of cargo amount. It is suggested that the number of pleasure ships visiting the port can increase, and that Port Adelaide could become a significant commercial capital.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415305
    Shelf Number: 34

Portrait of an Australian
    The myth of the Australian male is explained through pictures and paintings such as Tom Roberts', 'Shearing the Rams'(1890) and ballads like 'Waltzing Matilda' are also performed. Although the origins of the "melting pot" of Australia's diverse culture is expressed, the development of the gentle, honest ambassador, the "aussie" male is the focus of the documentary.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 28mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 106309, 106322
    Shelf Number: 94

Ports of pearls
    Broome is the principal port of Western Australia where commercial pearling began more than 100 years ago. At Kuri Bay are seen crates of live oysters being dispatched by Japanese technicians and hung in baskets from rafts for three years during which time they produce cultured pearls.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214 203
    Shelf Number: 29

Power from the sun
    This documentary encourages concern for the environment through the production of silicone cells still in research stages. By harnessing the power from the sun, we can conserve energy using the solar cell system for hot water and refrigeration.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415522
    Shelf Number: 26

Pregnancy and birth
    This film educates expectant parents about what they should do to prepare for the birth of their baby. It does this by following a young couple as they prepare for the birth of their second child. Features actual footage of the birth.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220221, 220220
    Shelf Number: 26

Pregnancy and birth.
    Shows a young couple preparing for the birth of their second child. It shows them attending prenatal classes together and the actual delivery. It also emphasises the importance of involving other children before and after birth to minimise their feelings of jealousy.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 709304
    Shelf Number: 4

Preparation for sewing
    Shows the selection of needles and describes thread and stitch length to suit cloth being sewn, the insertion and threading of a sewing machine needle, the threading of the bobbin, and the adjustments of stitch length and final checking before sewing.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 9mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 505720
    Shelf Number: 136

Presenting a career in retailing
    A promotional film to encourage a career choice in retailing, giving a thorough description of the job titles and the possibilities for promotion up the ladder to an executive position. Shows each role available in retail in great detail and recognises the sales person as the most promising and important to the field.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224325
    Shelf Number: 18

President Soharto in Australia, February 1972
    Documents Indonesian President Soharto's three and a half day visit to Australia in 1972. He and his wife are received by Prime Minister McMahon and attend several functions, with a particular focus of expanding business relations between the two nations. Other ceremonies are held in their honour, and Madame Soharto visits schoolchildren.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 24 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 116302
    Shelf Number: 8

Pride and prejudice.
    One of a series of five films presenting some of the work and views of women artist in Australia.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 24 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 022420
    Shelf Number: 7

Prince Philip's tour

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 77314
    Shelf Number: 93

Probing the continental margin
    This film documents a joint Australian and French survey of Australia's continental margin. It shows the procedures for seismic readings and the analysis of undersea landforms for mineral content.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208413
    Shelf Number:

Processing the census
    This film, the sequel to "People Count", shows how census information is processed and used in Australia. It shows the data transcription centre where all the information is collected, processed and then destroyed. The film emphasises the enormous task that is involved in calculating information for the census and population numbers. It shows the modern computer technology that does this and tells us how important census information is to the government, industries and businesses.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 701522; 701525
    Shelf Number: 92

Production unlimited
    A review of the rapid progress of Australian secondary industry. The theme is that the country has the potential to compete on an international level. Goods such as cars, pottery, mechanical equipment, electronics and engineering goods are shown in the manufacturing process. Sir James Kirby claims Australia can become the "industrial leader of the southern hemisphere".
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122416, 122415, 116525
    Shelf Number: 7

Puberty
    An observational documentary of an upper primary class learning and discussing aspects of puberty.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 421614
    Shelf Number: 53

Public service
    A young boy undertakes a school research project into the role of the public servant in Australia, and the political factions involved in the decision-making process.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220109
    Shelf Number: 92

Pulpy Kidney (Enterotoaxaemia)
    A film that looks at the causes, diagnosis and treatment of the fatal pulp kidney disease, Enterotoxaemia, which is common to sheep. The film advocates vaccination to try and eliminate this disease, as well as other prevention techniques.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412723
    Shelf Number: 100

Quest for oil.
    The continuing Australian search for oil to meet demand.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319216, 319213
    Shelf Number: 12

R.A.A.F Heritage
    This film provides a retrospective history of the R.A.A.F, beginning prior to its inception in 1921. A complete history is offered, detailing war and peace time activities backed up by some interesting facts and statistics. The career of Richard Williams is utilised as both a sub plot and as a device for temporal grounding.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110508
    Shelf Number:

Radioastronomy in Australia.
    Study of radiowaves emitted form celestial bodies: their size, composition, temperatures and their characteristics. Also deals with Australia's contribution in this field and the equipment involved.
    Released: 1958
    Running Time (minutes): 19 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212610
    Shelf Number: 12

Ram sales
    Describes the different types of wool grown in Australia and the kinds of fabrics they make through a narrative thread of a ram auction. Emphasises the importance of wool in Australia's economy and so the need for the public to support it.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 102

Raw fish and pickle.
    This film shows life in a traditional Japanese rural province - Iwate Prefecture. Featured are the Vice Governor of Iwate, Mr Chinohara, and the family of a salmon boat crewman, Mr Oikawa. The Vice Governor is working to move Iwate Prefecture towards modern agricultural methods and improving Japan's self-sufficiency in food. The film also shows traditional fishing songs, dancing and the Morioka Snow Festival.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 606316
    Shelf Number: 7

Reaching for the rainbow
    An Australian army unit is sent to Papua New Guinea to assist with the development of a road. The film documents how this enhances the agriculture of the land and the education, nourishment and health of the people.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 701405
    Shelf Number: 26

Reaching out
    This film examines an experiment which shows how a community is benefitting from putting to use the previously wasted skills and wisdom of its old people. The results have two-way benefits: the older people feel happy to be contributing and those helped by them are grateful for the assistance coming from the aged.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707219
    Shelf Number: 4

Ready for action
    An instructional film demonstrating techniques of fire prevention and preparation.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416117
    Shelf Number: 102

Reluctant flame
    This documentary explores the political struggle of villagers throughout Papua New Guinea, through the eyes of three particular factions. Through protesting, a travelling theatre, and an experimental village, the people are all trying to get their views across to an administration that has separated itself from the life politics of the village people.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 201402
    Shelf Number: 86

Remembering it all
    A summary of the 'How to Drive' series
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515615
    Shelf Number: 137

Report: Endeavour anchor
    David Humes, one of the founders of the Endeavour anchor expedition, tells the story of the discovery and reclamation of Captain Cook's anchor "from her grave of 200 years" on the Great Barrier Reef.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204207
    Shelf Number: 92

Rescue 036
    A simulated rescue performed by paramedics of the Air Crash Rescue Team, at Army Aviation Centre, Oakey, Queensland.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420723
    Shelf Number: 139

Retreat...retreat
    Features a man who runs from his office desk into a partly ruined stone house in the countryside. From there he dreams, imagines or transports himself into several different situations or fantasies in which he is the main character. Mimed theatrical action about the idea of retreat, withdrawing into privacy or seclusion.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 40 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 105307
    Shelf Number:

Rhythmic composition in yellow green minor by Roy de Maistre (1894-1968)
    Analysis of the early abstract paintings of Roy de Maistre, an artist who tried to apply musical theories (such as harmony, dissonance, rhythm and counterpoint) to painting, especially to the use of colour. The film is focused on de Maistre's belief that the forces of art and life are governed by a wider force of harmony.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402513
    Shelf Number: 105

Riding your bicycle
    Aimed specifically at children, this film stresses the importance of following the rules of the road and using common sense when riding a bicycle. Above all, the need to stay alert and aware at all times on the road is strongly emphasised. Several dramatic incidents are staged to indicate this.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416807
    Shelf Number: 101

Road lore
    A road and traffic safety film demonstrating the dangers of carelessness of both the driver and pedestrians.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416712
    Shelf Number: 103

Road Observation
    Shows the importance of road observation with the points of Highway driving, parked cars blind spots, crossings, distractions, etc. all included.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515617
    Shelf Number: 103

Robin Campbell: Old Feller Now
    Robin Campbell, an old man of the Murrawarri Aboriginal tribe recalls through dramatic re-enactments past memories and things he has learnt. How he was taught as a child to hunt the Emu. How according to traditional songs and stories the animals came to be. Robin continues to tell of his past, how he worked on the land as a drover in the 1930's and 1940's.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 016415
    Shelf Number: 8

Ron Shelley, civil engineer
    This film acts as a visual diary for Ron Shelley (and his wife and family), who lives and works in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, constructing bridges and roads. It depicts Ron as a pioneer in an undeveloped land, while his family lead a life very similar to the life they lead in Australia.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412518; 412307
    Shelf Number: 126

Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps
    Describes the function of ordnance in the army
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220 413
    Shelf Number: 13

Royal Australian survey Corps
    Army training in map making and printing and use of aerial photography and surveying
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 15 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220 404
    Shelf Number: 29

Royal Flying Doctors: Broken Hill
    A short film outlining the various aspects of job description, importance for locals and community, and similarities between the city and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

Royal visit to Victoria

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: B649
    Shelf Number: 93

Rubella: German measles
    A educational film targeting women of child bearing age, warning of the effects of Rubella to the unborn child.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 521322, 521722
    Shelf Number: 100

Rugby rouses me
    Explores the game and culture of rugby union in Australia from primary school students to international level. There is a particular emphasis on the dedication and camaraderie of players, organisers and supporters.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122217
    Shelf Number:

Rural industries
    This film examines the rural industries that dominate the Australian economy and their products. It shows the export importance of many products. The rural industries that are shown: wool, beef, veal, dairy, wine, fruit and vegetables, fishing, sugarcane, wheat, cotton and rice. The value of their earnings and exports is emphasised.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402725
    Shelf Number: 99

S.A.S!
    An investigation of the S.A.S. (Special Air Services regiment) based in Swanburne, W.A. Includes an insight into their training and a fictionalised mission briefing.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424518
    Shelf Number: 101

Sack your garbage
    Through interviews with garbage collectors, doctors and housewives, the benefits of the paper Garbage is expressed. Their quality, durability and strength is appreciated by all and the effect it has on the overall hygiene and tidiness of the community is astounding.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210225
    Shelf Number: 53

Safe in the snow.
    Shows the work of the Voluntary Ski Rescue Service in the Australian alps. Featured are dramatic rescue sequences, colourful scenery and expert skiing.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 21 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 711605
    Shelf Number: 4

Safe setting up procedures
    Shows how to set up gas welding equipment safely, and how to mix and ignite the gases.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 4 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518805
    Shelf Number: 110

Safety in your hands.
    This film examines the responsibility of each worker for their personal well-being in their daily life. It demonstrates how untidiness, inattention, over-confidence and the failure to use the safeguards and clothing provided can lead to accidents.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202320
    Shelf Number: 12

Safety is no accident
    The documentary reassuringly promotes airline travel by showing the audience the comfort and safety standards it offers for all Australians. There are "no backyard mechanics in the airline industry" and the documentary encourages airline travel as transport for people both within our country and overseas visitors. It also promotes work operations such as the shipment of goods by air.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 29 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117413
    Shelf Number: 94

Safety with small craft
    Stresses the safety rules which apply when handling a small craft.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503413
    Shelf Number: 138

Saga of a city
    A description of Sydney, Australia's largest city
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416506
    Shelf Number: 110

Sailor
    The life of sailors aboard the HMAS Yarra. Includes excerpts from home life and overseas service. The sailors talk about the benefits they've gained from their life on the sea.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308124
    Shelf Number: 34

Samoa I Sisifo
    A look at the lifestyle, culture and the progress made in 10 years of independence in Samoa. This movie shows the many aspects of Samoa including tourism, industry, schooling, ceremony, sport, entertainment, government and beliefs of the nation. The changes in Samoa have been significant in certain aspects but not at the expense of their heritage. This is the duality of Samoa as revealed by the documentary.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 116313
    Shelf Number: 8

Sappers K-9, the dogs of war

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 314125
    Shelf Number: 34

save your teeth
    The dangers of dental cavities to human health are stressed and adult responsibility for the care of teeth in the young is emphasized.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402713
    Shelf Number: 99

Say bow wow.
    A satirical study of a nonconformist in a conformist society, using the example of a man who turns into a dog to fit in with the prevailing trend.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308210
    Shelf Number: 45

Scabby mouth
    Typical cases are demonstrated and the treatment is shown.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412803
    Shelf Number: 100

School of Physics - University of Sydney
    A insight into the projects initiated by Sydney University School of Physics. Be it collecting solar energy, radio tracking crocodiles or measuring the stars, all of these projects are relevant to maintaining a healthy environment.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224524
    Shelf Number: 92

Sea and air power
    Flying operations on board the aircraft carrier H.M.A.S Melbourne. Skyhawk, Tracker and Wessex aircraft are shown.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 4 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 418109
    Shelf Number: 136

Seals of Macquarie Island
    Macquarie Island is situated about half-way between Australia and Antarctica. In 1810 a fur seal colony was discovered there. Ten years later, commercial exploitation had wiped out the entire colony. In 1948 an Antarctic research expedition found seals on the island, a benefit of the island's status as a wildlife sanctuary since 1933. The film shows the seals in their natural environment and demonstrates the efforts of scientists to repopulate the colony and to understand the behaviour of the species.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 518816; 422808
    Shelf Number: 126

Seamanship
    A safety film for recreational boat owners, stressing the importance of preparation, of being weather conscious, and of distributing weight correctly in the boat.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420122
    Shelf Number: 139

See you tomorrow
    The film centres on Phillip, a young blind boy, who has to train at the Mobility Centre. It follows his progress to a stage where he can return to his school and tells how blindness has affected his life. It stresses that a fruitful life can still be lead even if blind. It also shows how the Mobility and Orientation instructor played a vital role in consulting with Phillip's parents and school teacher to re-establish Phillip in his everyday life and school activities.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408620
    Shelf Number: 99

Sense organs of man
    Briefly reviews the 5 senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch, leading to a discussion of organs associated with each.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503615
    Shelf Number: 136

September spring
    A look at the Snowy mountain water diversion scheme. The Snowy Mountains scheme is changing the geography of the Snowy Mountains. Generators driven by water produce much needed electricity and the same water is returned inland for use in irrigation.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401214; 204601
    Shelf Number: 13

Setting a sleeve
    The setting of sleeves is shown in this film about garment construction.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519507; 519506
    Shelf Number: 137

Sexually transmitted diseases
    A graphic look at sexually transmitted diseases, their prevention and cure. Some scenes are of a graphic nature.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 703209
    Shelf Number: 85

Shapers of steel.
    John Lysaght Ltd. The story of steel and the men who roll it into shape.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220520
    Shelf Number: 12

Sharing
    This film highlights the joint use of libraries by both school and the community in regional areas. This involves the demand for library facilities, administration, staffing, library policies and legal and financial issues in cooperation with the Education Department.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 222322
    Shelf Number: 92

Shearing hygiene
    Stresses the importance of clean shearing sheds so that risk of infection at shearing time is reduced to a minimum. Actual methods of disinfecting floor boards and swabbing wounds are shown.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506412
    Shelf Number: 110

Shearing table

    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511616
    Shelf Number: 110

Sheep crutching techniques
    Instructional film about why wool growers should regularly crutch their sheep and how shearers should go about it. Lessons are repeated, bad examples are also demonstrated with comparisons.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513-707
    Shelf Number: 104

Sheep, sheep, sheep

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 67153
    Shelf Number: 2

Sheltered workshops
    A focus on the many disability workshops established around the nation, that employ over 5000 people. These factories attempt to maximise the potential of otherwise disadvantaged people by making them produce textiles and furniture for less than minimum wage.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110308
    Shelf Number:

Sibling rivalries and parents
    Rivalry among brothers and sisters. Reasons for this rivalry, the varied manifestations of it, and means of holding natural friction to a minimum
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422820
    Shelf Number:

Six heavy fish and a ton of sinkers
    Divers retrieve cannons from the sea floor where they were discarded as ballast from the ship Endeavour when it hit a reef in 1770. The retrieval and restoration of the cannons are inventively documented, with an actor posing as Captain James Cook to narrate the retrieval of the cannons he threw overboard some two hundred years earlier. Re-enactments and factual information are included, utilising aerial shots and an underwater camera. Also contains footage of Prime Minister John Gorton.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202116
    Shelf Number: 34

Ski patrol
    This film describes the beauty and recreational benefits of the Australian ski fields. It highlights the relaxing social benefits of holidaying at the ski fields and also the dangers that can be associated with skiing. During a blizzard the ski patrol is called on to rescue a young woman who has been injured in a fall. All ends well as the ski patrol accomplish their duties with professionalism and dedication.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420210
    Shelf Number: 98

Skidding
    Explains types and causes of skids and the methods of correction
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515603
    Shelf Number: 137

Skybridges
    This film shows the various applications that aircraft can be used for in fulfilling the needs of small communities in outback Australia. The Flying Doctor Service, the Missionary Service and the Flying Arts Service are each represented and discussed.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110111
    Shelf Number: 86

Soccer
    The popularity of soccer and difficulties involved with promoting it as a popular sport among Australians other than recent migrants.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117103
    Shelf Number: 94

Soccer.
    Soccer coaching in Australia: top-class competition, better coaching and the many juniors moving up in their game, has improved standards, building Australia up to world-class status.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110102
    Shelf Number: 7

Soccer.
    Greek narration.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 014109
    Shelf Number: 7

Some Australian birds
    This study focuses on three less-heralded species of Australian birds; the mallee fowl, the penguin and the mutton bird. In particular the nesting habits of the species are compared, with the coastal pair of penguin and mutton bird preferring granite "caves" and the mallee fowl constructing shelter in scrub.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 020506
    Shelf Number:

Some Australian marsupials
    This film gives a broad background of the development of the marsupial and how this species is in endangered by the speed with which man is modifying the native habitat
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 15 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316 104
    Shelf Number: 29

Some creatures of the Barrier Reef
    A look at the various creatures that inhabit the Great Barrier Reef, including turtles, coral, octopus and jelly fish.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408701
    Shelf Number: 140

Some get busted
    An anti drug film, it focuses on the outcomes of trafficking drugs in foreign countries. Told through the real life stories of three young people who got caught, fictionalised segements depict getting caught and the harsh prison life that follows.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 705306; 519421
    Shelf Number: 85

Soundscape
    Non-narrated film showing a series of everyday sights around Melbourne, with a soundtrack of natural sounds and electronic synthesizer.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 6159
    Shelf Number: 134

Sown pastures
    A record of an experiment undertaken by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) to advocate the breeding of sheep on sown pastures over native grasses. A detailed graphical analysis shows how sheep on sown pastures grow bigger and produce better wool.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412821
    Shelf Number: 141

Spanner in the works
    This sets out the benefits of work place safety. An employer becomes alarmed at the incidence of work related accidents, as they are affecting the output of his company. A fellow factory owner demonstrates that a tidier workplace will mean fewer accidents, and a higher level of output for his company.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 409509
    Shelf Number: 18

Spear making/Boy's spear fight
    A Pintubi aborigine constructs a spear from the wood of a small Acacia-like tree. He uses a small axe in preference to a traditional stone chisel. Later, children are seen playing with smaller spears as they learn the basic throwing techniques.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514611
    Shelf Number: 138

Spinning Hair String

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

Spirit of the Plains by Sidney Long
    The Spirit of the Plains (1897) is recognised today as Sidney Long's finest painting. It is a synthesis of decorative qualities and gentle symbolism - a perfect example of the art nouveau style in its Australian form.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514723
    Shelf Number: 126

Sport in Australia
    Shows most of the popular sports played in Australia in 1962. The film describes how they are played and who plays them. It shows famous sports people in Australia in action--Don Bradman, Dawn Fraser, Ken Rosewall etc., and where the sports are played--MCG, SCG etc. Promotes sport in general, encourages the youth of today to participate in any sport and shows off how good Australians are at sport.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 320207; 208609
    Shelf Number: 45

Sports day
    A sports day is held for children with physical disabilities. Competitive events are devised to encourage children to work as teams and as individuals.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412607, 506118
    Shelf Number: 104

Sports medicine
    This film examines the role of training, technology and psychology in maintaining optimum performance in sport. The emphasis is on the positive benefits that physical fitness can have on the human body, demonstrated by various tests of endurance in different types of sports.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117417
    Shelf Number: 94

Spotlight on Australian Ballet
    Documents ballet in Australia, from the early visits of international ballet companies, through the establishment of ballet schools and amateur ballet companies, to the formation of the Australian Ballet. Includes footage of ballet performances, contemporary dance and archival material and images of the lifestyles of various ballet dancers. The film also describes the aspects of art, design, costumery, and musical composition that contribute to the production of a ballet performance.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 50 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 101109
    Shelf Number:

Spring fever
    Introduced by scenes at Flemington in the 1860's, preparations for the Melbourne Cup are shown, social sidelights, horses training and finally the running of the Centenary Melbourne Cup on 1st November, 1960.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212315
    Shelf Number: 85

Spring's wild splendour
    Western Australia's uniqueness in its flora is shown at the arrival of spring where wildflowers, birds, shrubs, bees, and flowers present a beautiful sight of the birth of a new season. Tourism is encouraged through this beautiful natural phenomenon that spring brings across a land.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 404316
    Shelf Number: 101

St Albans - an ethnic programme
    The teaching of the languages and practices of ethnic Australians is an important tool through which tolerance and understanding can be created between peoples. This film charts the efforts of St Albans Primary School in Melbourne to promote ethnic awareness, pride and appreciation within its school community.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 705308
    Shelf Number: 92

Stamina
    The Stamina trouser factory and the detailed process involved in the making of such garments is conveyed through a briefing on the history of trousers. Two young boys have a privileged tour of the factory and are shown the benefits of the Singer sewing machine and the skills of the many women who work there.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202518
    Shelf Number: 18

Starting Up, Moving Off, Stopping
    The handbrake, checking panels, wipers, mirrors, seatbelts and more are focused on in this how to series of driving films.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515619
    Shelf Number: 103

Stealthy
    A combined operations training film showing all 3 services cooperating in the night time raiding exercises.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224 409
    Shelf Number: 29

Step by step
    Details the facilities and training available to handicapped children, particularly those of the Spastic Centre.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 315111
    Shelf Number: 92

Sterilizing woollen blankets for hospitals
    In the fight against airborne cross infection in hospitals, scientists from the CSIRO and Royal Melbourne Hospital have developed a method of sterilizing wool blankets by boiling them. The scientific method of achieving this is re-enacted. The film shows the process of washing, boiling and drying in hospitals to ward off disease. A marker disease is used in the process where woollen and cotton blankets are used in different solutions.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204317
    Shelf Number: 34

Story in sand
    This film answers the question of what makes the beach, using geology and humour. The origin of sand, its formation into beaches, and the uses to which beaches are put, are all displayed. There are scenes of surfers, lifesavers, swimmers, sunbakers and families enjoying an Australian past-time of the beach.
    Released: 1959
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416710
    Shelf Number: 134

Story of prehistoric man
    A description of the life of prehistoric man, his probable appearance, his habitat, and his achievements. These are reconstructed from authentic evidence: prehistoric tools and weapons, cave paintings, stone carvings and skeletal remains. The periods of the old and new stone age are indicated and the geographic areas are mapped.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524420
    Shelf Number: 138

Story of the molecules.
    Uses experiments to introduce students to the existence of atoms and molecules.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 322314
    Shelf Number: 4

Strange creature: the echidna.
    Shows the echidna's growth, reproduction, feeding and burrowing behaviour. A short version of the 1969 CSIRO film.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 322319, 322321
    Shelf Number: 12

Strawberries without cream
    Documents the rise of viral infections in strawberries grown in Victoria, and the the advances in breeding virus-free strawberry varieties. The film also investigates the Toolangi quarantine.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204319
    Shelf Number: 18

Streets are for sharing
    An educational documentary to teach communities ways of overcoming the domination of cars over pedestrians, avoiding unnecessary accidents. Physical separation is the most effective method suggested, creating streets with limited access like those introduced in Holland, where the cars are allowed to enter the street yet the pedestrians remain dominant.
    Released: 1980
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 221209
    Shelf Number: 86

Stress and the child
    This film looks at some potentially stressful family situations for children, such as the arrival of a baby, entry into a new school and discord between parents. Shows stress, with love and understanding, can be utilised as a stepping-stone towards emotional growth and family unity.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 509310
    Shelf Number: 98

Strictly white collar
    An instructional film on how to maximise office efficiency. Methods such as flow charts, competency testing, time management, posture tips and office layout are explained. There are also suggestions on how to improve personnel training and correspondence.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 37 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 104116
    Shelf Number: 8

Study for dog Gymkhana by Frank Hinder
    'Study for a Dog Gymkhana' is one of a handful of paintings which carried Australian art beyond post-impressionism into cubism and its off-shoots. Frank Hinder gives a delightful account of how he conceived the picture on a wet day in a school playground.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515821
    Shelf Number: 126

Studying Australian animals
    A study of the behaviour and unique habits of a variety of Australian animals. Some of the animals observed include the parma wallaby, cape barren goose and the brush turkey. Shows the role technology can play in recording relevant data for analysis.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 321308, 321309
    Shelf Number: 26

Style of champions: the Australian crawl
    Australian swimming champion, John Konrads, discusses the merits of the Australian crawl swimming style. Introducing international swimmers and contrasting their style techniques, the film promotes the benefits of healthy living and uses good camera work to achieve its means.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 214115
    Shelf Number: 92

Sugar and Fiji
    A complete coverage of Fiji's main industry.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 38 min.
    Format: 16mm Large size , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 103118
    Shelf Number:

Suggest a better way
    A documentary mixing cinema verite and musical dramatisation to raise the profile of the "suggestion box" in factory and office workplaces and how they can benefit both employers and employees. There are several individual case examples of innovative workers with money-saving ideas who were rewarded financially by their respective companies. Also looks at "Suggestion Committees" and union groups representing workers and their communications with corporate bodies.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 24 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110307
    Shelf Number:

Summer scene
    The south western corner of Western Australia is captured on film, showing its wildlife, Karri forests, caves and wildflowers; also features remote rivers, inlets and popular beaches.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 404318/508119/524316
    Shelf Number: 98

Sun fruit
    A study on the pineapple industry in Queensland, from harvesting, to packaging production, to distribution and marketing.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 306203, 306204
    Shelf Number: 26

Supply and drainage ditches.
    Dept. of Agriculture/C.S.I.R.O. design of irrigation ditches for different types of soil. Shows methods of construction and use. Deals briefly with drainage.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204318
    Shelf Number: 4

Surfing waves.
    A detailed analysis of wave motion in water with some reference to surfing skill. Aerial photography and animation are used.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419611
    Shelf Number: 12

Survival
    A comparison of the inbuilt survival factors in wildlife and the risks taken by a careless motorist.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 12 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210102
    Shelf Number: 45

Swimmer
    Swimming is as least as much a national past-time as cricket or football, but to compete at the highest level requires commitment, sacrifice, a supportive family, a great coach, and the enticement of winning. This film examines the lives of a few of Australia's elite swimmers as they prepare for the 1970 Commonwealth Games. It features swimmers Karen Moras and Diana Rickard as well as coaches Don Talbot and Forbes Carlisle.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 221118
    Shelf Number: 8

Sydney
    Shows different images of suburban life in Sydney. Follows the day/night activities of a family of four. It shows the quiet suburban streets where families happily live and the hustle and bustle of inner city life. Its shows people commuting to and from work on public transport as well as playing and relaxing in the parks and socialising at the many pubs and clubs in Sydney. The film promotes what is good about Sydney by having no narration and just a music soundtrack which increases or decreases depending on the style of life being shown.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401124
    Shelf Number: 93

Sydney Opera House 1972
    The architecture of the Sydney opera house is explored in detail. Various aspects of the building's design featured in the exterior and interior are discussed.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 5680
    Shelf Number: 139

Taipan hunt
    At David Fleay's wildlife sanctuary in Queensland, taipans are bred for their venom, which is used to make antivenene at the Commonwealth serum laboratories.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220117
    Shelf Number: 26

Taken for granted
    The arrival of a large passenger liner at the overseas terminal in Sydney Cove shows the facilities provided for shipping by the Maritime Services Board and other authorities, as well as scenes of the city. Includes shots of Newcastle, Port Kembla, Botany Bay and some of the outports of the state.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 22 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 218316
    Shelf Number: 29

Talk it over
    Discusses and promotes the benefits of the public exchange of ideas to create a strong, unified, democratic and internationally recognised Australian identity.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422107
    Shelf Number: 102

Talking about belonging
    A film based around discussions with four men and their wives dealing with the way they were portrayed in the films 'Belonging..the 1st week' and 'Belonging..the 2nd week'. Together with the director, they talk about the content of the films and whether they have any criticism of how their town of Wellington, in New South Wales, is represented.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 417312
    Shelf Number: 26

Taxi to Rumdoodle
    A look at the lives of the people who are based at Rumdoodle, the Australian Antarctic base. The film places heavy emphasis on the effectiveness, durability and performance of the Volkswagen motor car in the freezing conditions of the area.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210319
    Shelf Number: 18

Teach me what?
    Shows the training of army apprentices, and depicts the variety of trades open to young men at the army apprentice school at Balcombe, Victoria.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 13 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 409325
    Shelf Number: 45

Teaching a language structure by the Australian situational method: part 1
    A demonstration of the four step situational method used to teach sentence structure to English as Second Language (ESL) students. First part of a two-part series.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401602
    Shelf Number: 92

Technical services: line service
    The Technical Services College in Portsea, Victoria, is a training institution for those men between the ages of 18 and 23 who want to serve their country. Offering a diverse range of physical and mental training, there is also an emphasis on sport and leisure activities.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

Teja: a Sikh priest
    Teja is about the Indian Sikh community in Woolgoola. a small town on the N.S.W. north coast. Teja Singh is the community's priest and the film explores his view of his role in the preservation of the culture, traditions and religion of the old life in India and his view of the necessary changes and adaptations that the future will bring.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 506605
    Shelf Number: 136

Telecom 2000
    Expansion and progress in technology carried out by Telecom, and the pros and cons involved in implementing changes on a society that may not be ready for them.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 221-502
    Shelf Number: 94

Television commercials no. 3
    Eight television commercials advertising Rinso, New Persil, Lux Flakes, Surf, Vim, Softly, Blue Clinic Shampoo, and the Lux Lady Contest.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 6 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514408
    Shelf Number: 139

Television commercials number 1
    A collection of soft drink commercials that focus on a variety of different target markets. The collection includes two 'Tab', two 'Coca-Cola' and a 'Leed' commercial.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 507615
    Shelf Number: 103

Television commercials number 2
    Features commercials for washing powders (Persil, Lux, Surf, Vim and Softly), shampoo (Clinic), and soap (Lux, featuring a competition to win a visit to Sophia Loren's house in a cross promotion for the film Lady L).
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 102

Tempo
    In the 1970's, an era of advanced technological computerisation, a modern computer centre collects information on Australia in the 70's and produces a report. The viewer sees and hears the report as it issues from the computer, by means of a giant television, screening to us the visual information. We learn of Australia in this decade and how the population explores, discovers, utilises and consumes differing elements of this country.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 24 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117418
    Shelf Number: 8

Tempo: Australia in the seventies (Indon)
    An Indonesian language version of the above film.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 24 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 014514
    Shelf Number: 7

Tennant Creek in passing
    A pictorial study of Tennant Creek and its people.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508102
    Shelf Number: 110

Tennis, a game of a lifetime
    A study on the techniques of stoke making, styles, exercises and drills of great Australian tennis players of the era.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212513
    Shelf Number: 18

The Adult Technical Training Scheme of the R.A.A.F
    This film investigates the technical training scheme of the R.A.A.F, based in Laverton, Victoria and Wagga, N.S.W.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508-814
    Shelf Number: 105

The angry decade
    Australian art from depression into the 1940's saw the rise of a new, urban based breed of Australian artists. The film's focus is on the young men whose style came to define the era, including Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker, John Perceval and Arthur Boyd.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604104.
    Shelf Number: 8

The Apprentice Scheme of the R.A.A.F
    This film promotes the R.A.A.F through an investigation of the apprentice scheme. It details the different jobs available within the R.A.A.F and what these jobs entail.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508-818
    Shelf Number: 105

The Argentine ant
    In 1866 a destructive ant was first observed in Argentina. The so-called 'Argentine ant' later appeared in countries as far-removed as Australia. The film documents the attempts of the C.S.I.R.O. to "eradicate" this pest from Australia. The Argentine ant is depicted as an agricultural and domestic problem. Shown in combat, the prevailing technique of science officers is to establish a perimeter and destroy the ant with pesticide.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 521302
    Shelf Number: 140

The arms schools
    A short film advertising the Army and the facilities they provide and the skills learned, including the use of guns, tanks and survival skills.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 15
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212423
    Shelf Number: 53

The athletes.
    (Man and his sport) A Greek language version of the above film.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 014114
    Shelf Number: 7

The athletes.
    Athletics in Australia, starting from junior level to international standard. Shows training methods of four top Australian athletes. It features the Pacific conference games held in Tokyo 1969.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108402
    Shelf Number: 7

The Australian Mallee
    Nature documentary on the native animals of the Victorian Mallee.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108110
    Shelf Number: 95

The big catch
    This film demonstrates the various products of commercial fishing in Tasmania, and the respective processes of catching them.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419520
    Shelf Number: 18

The big day
    The problems of what to do with life after retirement from the workplace and the dangers of doing nothing. Covers medical, emotional and financial reasons for planning retirement at an earlier age.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220508
    Shelf Number: 93

The big island
    Looks at the different activities, throughout Australia, that the public are involved in. From beach activities on the coast and the fast paced city environment, to inland mining. There is also a brief look at some of the many animals and reptiles native to Australia.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515620; 515612
    Shelf Number: 136

The big island - Greek version
    A promotional film for Greek viewers that focuses on Australia as a land of opportunity for building families and gaining employment.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515705
    Shelf Number: 105

The big island - Indonesian version
    Looks at the different activities, throughout Australia, that the public are involved in. From beach activities on the coast and the fast paced city environment, to inland mining. There is also a brief look at some of the many animals and reptiles native to Australia.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 515704
    Shelf Number: 105

The black man and his bride
    The series of Arthur Boyd's paintings, "The Black Man and his Bride" are explained in narrative form through a sequence of shots of the actual paintings while an original ballad plays in the background.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520623
    Shelf Number:

The Blind Man By Judith Wright. Part 1: The Dust in the Township
    This is a Poem by Judith Wright with accompanying imagery. The visuals are led by the narrative poem. The story is of a blind man named Jimmy Delaney.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520-702/ 520-701
    Shelf Number: 103

The boy from Coober Pedy
    Told through the voiceover narration of a young girl, the film focuses on her families involvement in the opal mining industry of Coober Pedy. The working conditions and general elements of their, and the community's, lifestyle are depicted.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: B 4417
    Shelf Number: 93

The career escalator.
    Japan's top commercial companies are locked in competition. Their executives and the young men seeking a career with them face a hard working life and the education system reflects these demands. This film features Y:uichi Nozawa, a student studying for this entrance exams to a top university and Mr. Oka, a senior executive at Mitsubishi.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 606318
    Shelf Number: 7

The case of the travelling garden
    An animated film (owing something to the style of Hanna-Barbera cartoons) about a family migrating to Australia, and learning that no plant matter can be brought into the country, and that Australia already has rich agricultural resources.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510210/510211
    Shelf Number: 134

The central state
    A film made to promote South Australia as a location for industrial development. A businessman reads out a report extolling the virtues of the state for industry. These virtues include plentiful land, good transport and research facilities, and an attractive lifestyle. Existent industries, including shipbuilding, textiles and television production, are featured.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512220
    Shelf Number: 98

The challenge
    A short film which can be used in class discussions, illustrating everyday problems in the workplace. These include laziness, taking orders and jealousy about status among workers.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 3 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410405; 515817
    Shelf Number: 126

The change at Groote
    A discussion of the changes taking place on the Aboriginal community of Groote Island in Australia's top end. The film studies the effects of employment, housing, education, the introduction of Christianity and the loss of land and culture stemming from the recently developed mine.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112217
    Shelf Number: 86

The choice
    A group of students writing for a school newspaper decide to do an article exploring effects of illicit drugs and why people do or do not use them.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 32 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604509
    Shelf Number:

The city speaks

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 19 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 34

The Cliffs are Red
    This film depicts the history of bauxite mining at Weipa, aluminium reduction at Bell Bay and fabrication operations at Yennora by the company Comalco.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 210206
    Shelf Number: 85

The colonial chair
    The story of two men determined to buy a colonial chair at a bric-abrac market. After a short argument, one of them drives off on his motorbike, with the chair on his head.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 507204, 412516
    Shelf Number: 139

The commandos.
    How volunteers are trained as commandos in the Australian Army.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 17 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220403
    Shelf Number: 4

The contract
    Follows the relationship and contract created between national park activist, Percy Treizise and the indigenous artist Dick Roughsey. In return for assisting him to be an artist, Dick helps Percy in the creation of a national park to preserve Aboriginal sites and cave paintings.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604108
    Shelf Number: 8

The destruction of St Patricks
    This film uses the demolition of an old church to question whether Australians are interested in their history. The film suggests that we should do something so we can distinguish ourselves from other nations.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410324, 410322
    Shelf Number: 100

The diesel story
    This film describes and shows the historical development of the compression ignition engine and the principles on which the two stroke and four stroke types are based. The film goes into great detail about how the different engines work and uses animated diagrams and real life examples to show how they run. It shows how the modern diesel engine is very efficient, reliable, versatile and has many uses. The film shows the progression from the early steam and combustion engines to the new modern diesel engines.
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 18 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224520
    Shelf Number: 34

The drover
    Outlines the role of the drover--his importance to the farming industry by guiding mobs of sheep with precision, as well as his role in the national mythology of Australia.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202405
    Shelf Number: 18

The expressive arts: everyone succeeds
    Various South Australian primary schools are shown in the documentary, emphasising the importance of subjects, apart from those considered to be 'academic,' in helping children develop. Music, Drama, Painting and Sculpture are some of the outlets for children to express their personalities through their school work.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 219223, 207413
    Shelf Number: 86

The extraordinary experience of Nicholas Nodwell
    Thirteen year old farm boy, Nicholas Nodwell, drifts off while his fastidious teacher lectures on the production and uses of petroleum products. He dreams of a pre-industrial world where there is no oil, and discovers how hard life would be.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 409415
    Shelf Number: 26

The ferry : by E. Phillips Fox, 1910/11
    An analysis of an Australian painting of a ferry on a beach.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402424
    Shelf Number: 103

The Field Day
    A dramatisation of a discussion at a country fair between a non-chemical agriculturalist, a representative of the State Agricultural Institute promoting integrated pest control (using safe pesticides) and a traditional farmer who stands by the use of his trusty DDT. The discussion becomes an argument with no resolution- the film is educational in that it is trying to promote the mediation skills of public servants in difficult situations.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508713
    Shelf Number:

The First Week
    This film tracks the first week in Australia of a migrant Finnish family. Through an interpreter, they discuss their positive first impressions of the country. The father of the group, Sirkka, uses his qualifications to gain a job in a building firm. The family are quite pleased with their hostel accommodation, but discouraged with the difficulties of crossing the language barrier. During the week they are followed by a dedicated interviewer.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 123416
    Shelf Number:

The fitness factor
    This film is designed to illustrate the importance of exercise, especially with regard to fitness and the prevention of heart disease. This film looks at the right and the wrong way of exercising by using narratives with real life characters. Alf, the average Australian, thinks he is fit and healthy and that he knows all there is to know about exercise. But he is wrong and doesn't know anything about exercise. The learning process is long and painful.
    Released: 1987
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 421/317
    Shelf Number: 53

The forest by night
    A look at the flora and fauna of the Australian bush by night.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406325
    Shelf Number: 101

The futuremakers
    Tells the story of synthetic fibres in Australia; how they are manufactured and how their varied uses serve defence, industry and fashion.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308321/308322
    Shelf Number: 26

The gallery: choosing a theme and matching a style
    An analysis of a ten minute colour film made on The Melbourne Art Gallery for "The Outlook" series. Producer Gil Brealey explains how the director, Phillip Law, and his crew united the theme of their documentary with a specific matching style in order to create a certain contemporary sense of the gallery. The film is aimed at an audience interested in developing ideas from paper to film and is constructively self-critical.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 314618
    Shelf Number: 93

The gang
    This film explores gang culture in young primary school children. The film specifically looks at the thoughts and feelings of Lonadie, Julie and Joanne, three young girls who have formed their own gang. The film also investigates the reactions of their peers, the school principal and some of their parents.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 521315
    Shelf Number: 141

The giant devil dingo
    An animated cartoon depicting the Aboriginal story of a giant sized dingo in pursuit of the butcher boy brothers who use their cunning to entrap the animal.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 404406
    Shelf Number: 103

The golden rule
    Presents the safety standards used in manufacturing electrical appliances, checking those standards by government authorities and methods of safety when using electrical appliances in the home.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 4 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412407
    Shelf Number: 140

The grating rulers
    Investigating the use of diffraction grading in producing a colour spectrum. Diffraction grading is a method used in the field of spectro-scopic analysis and evolved from the prism (of light).
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 022024
    Shelf Number: 94

The Great Barrier Reef.
    Marine life on the Great Barrier Reef, and some of the scientific observations of the Heron Island research station. Illustrates all the characteristic fishes, molluscs, other invertebrates and vegetation of a coral reef, and the turtles and birds that breed on the islands.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 26 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 114104
    Shelf Number: 7

The hairy nosed wombat
    This film is an investigation into the life of the Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat. It follows a typical wildlife documentary format, complete with interviews with experts and observations of field biologists at work. Includes a few linked stories, such as the investigation of different species (predominantly birdlife) that frequent the wombat's habitat. Although the film finishes on a conservationist note, it dwells on farmer's opinions of the wombat as 'vermin', indeed it includes a plea to exterminate the species entirely. Rod Wells, from Adelaide University offers the preservation viewpoint, and Neville Pledge from the South Australian Museum demonstrates the difficulties in the field of population ecology, and the determination of numbers.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 62 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 2 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 209508
    Shelf Number: 86

The harbour from McMahons Point - by Lloyd Rees, 1950
    This film gives a vivid impression of the range of Lloyd Rees' work during his long career, revealing his architectural strength and fine control of tone.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519107
    Shelf Number: 104

The head on collision
    An educational film showing drivers how to avoid a head on collision through alertness, judgement, foresight and skill.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 418 602
    Shelf Number:

The heroes
    A boy with a creative impulse is exposed to the influence of war toys through his companion and through commercialism.......He eventually abandons his drawing pad and runs off to play war.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 4 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402317/518221
    Shelf Number: 102

The Hertz experiment
    The properties of Electro-magnetic (EM) radiation are explored based on a classic experiment by Hertz in which radio waves were produced and detected. EM radiation is the property of moving electric charges and they are the properties of radio waves. Properties of EM radiation are displayed through experiments.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501811
    Shelf Number: 100

The hills to Berry's Bay, by Roland Wakelin, 1916
    A look at the Roland Wakelin's post modernist approach, and the style of his paintings.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519104
    Shelf Number: 138

The human machine
    Follows the research being conducted in Australia and overseas into the development of an artificial hand. Also investigated is a communication system and robotic apparatus being developed to be used by quadriplegics.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 21 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 401523
    Shelf Number: 92

The inbetweens
    This film looks at the study of the behaviour of a group of children between the age of two and three. It looks at the interaction of children one on one, within a group, with their parents and with a teacher.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 123307
    Shelf Number: 86

The Insurance Story
    Outlines briefly the history and general principals of insurance. The film demonstrates the work of insurance companies in accepting risks and providing security against fire, accidents, personal injury, marine and general property loss.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 23 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208405
    Shelf Number: 85

The koala or native bear
    A study of the Australian native marsupial, the koala. Discussing the growth and development of the baby koala, protection laws, origins, eating, sleeping and mating habits of the koala.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 507112
    Shelf Number: 104

The lamb story
    A comprehensive study on agencies and individuals in the sheep industry. The film discusses techniques of flock management for producing quality flocks.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319112
    Shelf Number: 53

The land my mother: walya ngamardiki
    An insight into the deep spiritual connection the Aboriginal people of Australia have with the land. Through depiction of dreamtime stories and discussions with Aboriginal elders the concept that the people are the land and the land are the people is conveyed.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415519, B801
    Shelf Number: 34

The large stomach worm
    The dramatic documentary graphically depicts the presence of blood sucking parasites which thrive in the stomachs of sheep. The worm larvae are found in pastures predominantly during dry cold weather, and outbreaks are also affected by the seasons. Numerous post mortem analyses show the infestation, prevention, control and cure of the large stomach worm in sheep, encouraging farmers to use the drenching method.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204305
    Shelf Number: 53

The laser way
    A film following the BP Laser sailing championship at Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. This race for small, fast craft takes place in challenging varying winds and features many international competitors. Triumphing in 1979 was 18 year-old Dane Lasse Hjortnaes.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 014121
    Shelf Number:

The leaders
    All facets of army life are explored, from war games to the social life of recruits, through the innovative use of editing techniques, camera use, and a bouncy soundtrack. The film shows what it takes to be a leader in today's society through interviews with army cadets. It gives an insight into what life is like in the army and the opportunities it can present.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410303
    Shelf Number: 104

The lighthouse keeper
    A look at the lifestyle of a family who operate a lighthouse on Maatsuyker Island.
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424824
    Shelf Number: 104

The making of Sunday
    The making of South Australian produced film 'Sunday Too Far Away' starring Jack Thompson. It features interviews with Thompson, the director of photography, Geoff Burton, and others, as well as behind the scenes footage and excerpts from the film.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 25 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 123507
    Shelf Number: 86

The mateship commune
    Robert Hughes narrates this look at Australian art of the late nineteenth century. Artists including Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin, Arthur Streeton and Charles Conder formed the nucleus of Australian impressionism, as they experimented with the images and colours of nationhood.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 604105
    Shelf Number: 8

The name of the game is football
    This film describes the history of soccer and shows how it is played using slow motion to bring out the finer skills and points of modern soccer. Soccer is a world game and is played and watched by millions of people all over the world. The film makes a strong point of this and shows what the game looks like in many different countries. The film especially looks at the skills of the game and what you need to do to be a good player. It also shows how the game is fast and thrilling to watch and people enjoy it because it is a team game.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422225
    Shelf Number: 100

The near edge - three families of the global villa
    Three families which live in Australia, New Zealand and Tanzania present the way they are changing the way they live for the better of the world. With light of the global problems facing the world these families show alternatives to living in a nuclear family which can be draining on world needs.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 221102
    Shelf Number: 8

The nest egg
    This dramatised film shows the options and dangers awaiting the newly retired, dazzled by their investment choices. People retiring with large sums of cash need to be warned of the pitfalls ahead.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707302
    Shelf Number: 4

The new ship
    The film deals with events leading up to and the commissioning of the new guided missile destroyer, HMAS Perth.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108418
    Shelf Number: 86

The northern run.
    Hundreds of ships pass through the Whitsunday Passage and Torres Strait annually, and each is the responsibility of a member of the Queensland Coast and Torres Strait Pilot Service. The film tells the story of four members of this service.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 23 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 115310
    Shelf Number: 7

The Northern Territory
    A look at the growth of agriculture, industry, population and access in the Northern Territory.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112318
    Shelf Number: 94

The now generation
    The Now Generation is a group of young Australians being trained and taught to work in the National Bank of Australia. The film gives an account of career opportunities in a financially growing nation, and the responsibilities that go with it.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 14 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 206616
    Shelf Number: 53

The Oberon submarine
    This film takes us on-board the Oberon Submarine and gives us an insight into its power, uses and efficiency.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410412
    Shelf Number: 103

The one that got away
    Focuses on the daily life of a young Australian family who have decided to abandon the conventions of big city living and move to the bush. The way in which this is viewed by society as "incorrect" is discussed.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220209
    Shelf Number: 93

The other Olympics
    A comprehensive recording of the 1980 Olympics for the disabled in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Emphasis is placed on promoting sport for the disabled as we see an enthusiastic perspective of the competitors in various sporting pursuits. Events include weightlifting, volleyball (for the first time in a disabled Olympics), and track and field events.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 223303
    Shelf Number: 94

The other side of the coin.
    In an affluent society it isn't easy to 'make do' supported only by the age pension. In this film a retired couple show how they manage with their wry but courageous philosophy of life.
    Released: 1989
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707225
    Shelf Number: 4

The passionate industry
    Documents the history of Australian cinema from 1920 to 1930 and particularly the 1927 Royal Commission into the motion picture industry. Also details the construction of picture theatres and addresses film as a record of social history. Constructed with archival documents, interviews, male and female narration and stills and footage from Australian films of the period.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 59 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: A9558
    Shelf Number:

The pearlers
    Details the process of diving for pearl shells off the northern coast of Australia and all the intricacies involved. (This is a shorter version of an 18 minute film.)
    Released: 1949
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406518
    Shelf Number: 99

The process of arbitration and conciliation.
    There is no compulsion on the two parties to negotiate directly with each other. When the parties traditionally do not do so, or when they fail to agree on some matters, an alternative is available. This film is about industrial arbitration and conciliation.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 30 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 022519
    Shelf Number: 7

The Queen returns
    Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and His Royal Highness, Prince Phillip return to Australia to celebrate the Jubilee. Images of the rugged Australian coastline tackled by surf lifesavers, Aboriginal artists and their work, and Chinese Dragon dances are some of the impressions with which the Queen is greeted. The history of the Parliament House in Canberra also features as part of Australia's rich British tradition.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 33 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122412
    Shelf Number: 86

The rabbit in Australia
    Follows the rabbit as it makes its way to Australia via Europe and England. Originally brought to Australia as a food source, the rabbit quickly adapts to its new environment and increases its population rapidly. Due to a lack of natural predators, disease and predatory animals are introduced to reduce the rabbit population.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 24 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 94

The river

    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 31 min.
    Format: 16mm Large size , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 43005
    Shelf Number:

The road to Charlie
    An animated film following Charlie's search to discover his identity within society. Elements of youth culture such as drugs and clothing are represented, as are stereotypical notions of the Australian identity.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 408122, 521705
    Shelf Number: 104

The rush that never ended
    This film details the history of mining in Australia, and it explores Australia as one of the most mineral-rich countries on earth. Beginning with the initial gold rush in Ophir in 1851, the success of the mining industry in Australia has often faltered, but never ended. All of Australia's big mining fields and mineral exports are covered, and the film plays out as both a historical chronology of prospecting and mining booms, alongside a political commentary of the importance of mineral discoveries to Australia (and the British Empire). Highlights include turn of the century sepia footage, and a re-enactment of the Eureka Stockade. Narration by Charles 'Bud' Tingwell.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 60 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 2 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 606411
    Shelf Number: 8

The selling of the female image
    Utilising snippets from television commercials and explanatory inter-titles, the film shows how various stereotyped images of women are used to sell products.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412610
    Shelf Number: 99

The shearer
    The work of shearers on a typical sheep station: the election of the shearing board, preparation of machines, combs and speed of shearing and the work of the wool classer and baler.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422405
    Shelf Number: 134

The sparks fly
    Encourages the safe use of welding equipment (goggles, gloves, the welder) in a proper environment (with no children or loose flammables) via the juxtaposition of safe and unsafe work practices.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 3 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510108
    Shelf Number:

The splendour and the peaks
    A look at the Freycinet and Mount Field National Parks of Tasmania.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424410
    Shelf Number: 139

The story of copper.
    Covers the mining, crushing, extraction and smelting, to the finished product of copper cathodes and by-products at Mount Lyell on the west coast of Tasmania.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 307513
    Shelf Number: 12

The story of diplomacy
    Modern day diplomacy and the function of the ambassador is examined from an historical perspective. Theories of diplomacy are looked at from backgrounds as diverse as the ancient Romans, Machiavelli, and Demosthenes. Modern day ambassadorship is seen to be an extension of these theories; aided by their mistakes and assisted with the advent of modern technology. The film contains footage of the League of Nations, and personalities including Adolf Hitler and President Kennedy.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 31 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110118
    Shelf Number: 8

The story of plywood
    A look into the manufacturing, strength and the many uses of Plywood.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 416805
    Shelf Number: 103

The story of steel
    The story of the manufacture of steel from the mining of the three raw materials, through the refining process, to the finished product in the rolling mill.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 311307
    Shelf Number: 4

The story of Ted Hughes
    The rehabilitation of Ted Hughes, a young man who has lost his leg in an accident years ago, and how he is rehabilitated into leading a useful existence in the workforce through the care and facilities provided by the Department of Social Security.
    Released: 1954
    Running Time (minutes): 24 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 220123
    Shelf Number: 53

The superb lyrebird
    A real-time film following a lyrebird in its native habitat. The only sound recorded is from the bird itself as it mimics calls such as the kookaburra and the magpie. Particular focus is on the beak and throat movements of the bird as it makes its calls.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513714; 416824
    Shelf Number: 134

The technique of Billroth 1 gastrectomy
    A detailed account of a surgeon performing a particular technique of gastrectomy. Constant use is made of medical terms and procedures, for use as a training tool by medical students as opposed to the public.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 423404
    Shelf Number: 92

The temple of twenty pagodas
    The film shows one day in a Buddhist monastery in Northern Thailand.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 21 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 304 422; 304 423
    Shelf Number: 29

The Tiger Snake
    Describes the capture and identification of a Tiger Snake, and details of the "milking" of the venom of this deadly Australian reptile.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 10 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511-406
    Shelf Number: 134

The training dividend.
    Even small businesses may benefit from government-provided personnel training methodology. This film shows how such skills can be a positive contribution to productivity.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 403611
    Shelf Number: 45

The transport game
    A wide variety of different modes of transport are featured which allow commuters and consumer goods to travel to specific locations within Tasmania. The film emphasises the importance of having an efficient transport system in a heavily populated state like Tasmania.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501322
    Shelf Number: 100

The treatment of burns by exposure
    Sets out a method of management of burns by exposure that is simple, safe and practicable even for modest sized hospitals.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420801; 509823
    Shelf Number: 137

The universities of Australia
    Displays a variety of university campuses around Australia, including New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT. It emphasises the culture of learning encouraged at these universities, as well as their capacity to act as a training grounds for professionals and places to grow before stepping into adult life. Featured areas of study shown include biology, social history, law, commerce, environmental science and engineering. Extracurricular activities such as theater, sport and music are highlighted. Importantly, the film suggests that universities suffer from a chronic lack of funding.
    Released: 1951
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 230157
    Shelf Number: 26

The unlucky country
    Describes the role of the Australian Armed Forces in Vietnam as a dual effort to win the war and develop the nation, emphasising the latter. Includes interviews with army personnel, surgical staff, Vietnamese press and university teachers and focuses on the rebuilding of the nation through the 'civic action program'.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110204
    Shelf Number: 8

The vintage
    An exploration of South Australia's Barossa Valley that emphasises the history of its local wine industry. The area is represented as having a largely traditional populace dominated by the Germanic heritage of early colonisation. Grapes are shown in various stages of growth; natural, time-honoured techniques are used to craft the production of wine. The domestic well-being of family wineries is considered to be under the threat of corporate take-overs.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 943744
    Shelf Number: 140

The visit to Victoria of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
    News footage of the Queen and the Duke as they tour sites of interest throughout Victoria. Includes visits to military bases, churches, sporting events and primary production areas.
    Released: 1954
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number:

The world of commerce.
    Illustrates the range of occupations in the busy world of commerce and portrays the many levels of training available to both boys and girls in Australia.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 20 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 311618
    Shelf Number: 45

Their campus the sea
    A promotional film to engage interest in recruiting men into the Royal Australian Navy during the late sixties. The film is based at Jarvis Bay Royal Naval College and reveals the lifestyle that men could lead when part of the navy. Formal lessons, sport, sailing, social graces and the presentation of Christian beliefs were shown in the documentary.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511502
    Shelf Number: 101

They can be saved
    Queensland's beaches are subject to the force of cyclones. This film shows what is being done by the beach protection authority to combat erosion along the sea shore and sand dunes by sand stabilisation methods
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 18 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 411` 115
    Shelf Number: 29

Think Big
    The film looks at the personalities of two very different people who are driven to succeed in their chosen professions. It examines the pleasures and the costs of life at the top; the material rewards, the prestige and the stress and strains on personal health and family life.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 409512
    Shelf Number: 85

This is Marshall McLuhan: 'The medium is the massage'.
    A presentation by McLuhan of his ideas about the media and their effect upon personal and national cultural patterns. (This is reel 1 of 2; reel 2 not present)
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 54 min.
    Format: 16mm , 2 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 207312
    Shelf Number: 7

Thomastown
    A look into the lives of students and teachers at Thomastown, a unique and controversial high school in Melbourne.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 616206
    Shelf Number: 95

Three dances: Gulpilil
    An Aboriginal man, David Gulpilil, performs three dances of an emu, a kangaroo and fish hunting. The film uses traditional aboriginal music in an outdoor setting, amongst the Australian bush land and shrubs. Gulpilil is dressed in traditional costume of aboriginal ornaments and body painting, and portrays the traditional cultural elements of his people. His dancing in the first two performances is a solo imitation of the animals, and the third incorporates a larger group of aboriginal people, dancing together.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504611, 422824
    Shelf Number: 100

Thrombo-endarterectomy for femoral artery occlusion
    This film shows the complete sequence of the operation. "To be used for medical and medical training purposes only". By courtesy of Milton Pharmaceutical Co.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 423403
    Shelf Number: 92

Through the post
    An in-depth analysis and promotion of the Australian mail system, from sending to delivery. This analysis is followed by a pledge from the government to inject 42 million pounds into this department, over the next 3 years, to improve all phases of operation, in the aftermath of World War 2.
    Released: 1950
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424606
    Shelf Number: 105

Timbergetters
    Shows typical scenes of work and life in an Australian lumber camp
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420101
    Shelf Number: 126

Timbertown
    Timbertown nestles in the forests of the Southwestern coast of Australia. From the tiny seed pods to the 80 metre high giants, from forest to mill, we see the industry in action. Highlight of this informative film about the industry in Western Australia is a controlled aerial born operation to kill off the undergrowth and help plant regeneration.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 14 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 411311
    Shelf Number: 29

Time and place.
    A film study of our living environment in all its variety. It captures the mood of today's living, grasps at images of a graceful more leisurely past, and examines alternative paths into the future.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 27 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308608; 204604
    Shelf Number: 13

To fell a tree
    Encourages the safe use of a chainsaw to fell a tree via the juxtaposition of safe and unsafe work practices.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 3 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510108
    Shelf Number:

To find a path: the story of the Pacific Islands Regiment.
    An account of the instruction and training by Australian officers and N.C.O.s of the Pacific Island Regiment in New Guinea.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 17 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 212209
    Shelf Number: 45

To run
    Investigates the different disciplines involved in cross-country skiing, such as Nordic skiing. Importance is placed on the entire process including ski preparation, training and competition. A successful cross-country skier must have adequate physical and mental training.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510821
    Shelf Number: 138

Today it's news
    This film shows how newspapers and the news industry satisfy a news-hungry Australian public. It shows the importance of telecommunications and the development of new technology in the rapid collection and distribution of news to millions of people all over Australia. From the inner city areas near the coast to the isolated inland areas of outback Australia, news is available to everyone. The film shows how news is received and distributed and the process of putting together and processing a newspaper using the latest technology.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 402425
    Shelf Number: 99

Toes tell
    A barefoot girl steps on, and feels many textures with her toes: fur, gravel, sand, paint, etc. Viewers will be delighted with this opportunity to tell how the textures shown would feel to their feet.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 6 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 406606
    Shelf Number: 122

Together we build
    Describes the parts being played by new Australians on the Snowy Mountains Project and how they are settling into the community in harmony and friendship with Australians.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420125
    Shelf Number: 102

Tomorrow's headlines
    A thoughtful, kind man at home turns into an inconsiderate reckless man once behind the wheel of a car. His driving causes an accident in which his wife is killed.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514517
    Shelf Number: 98

Toula
    The film dramatises issues of multicultural conflict through the story of Toula, a teenage girl of Greek background. It shows the expectations placed upon her by her family and community, contrasting these with what she wants after having been exposed to a different way of life in Australia. The film shows the Greek social scene in Sydney with images of dances, dinners and Easter church rituals.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 29 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110507
    Shelf Number: 8

Towards school
    This film shows the pre-schools balance of creative play and structured experience as enhancing to a child's social, intellectual and physical growth. Play has allowed the child to test and adapt to new situations.
    Released: 1978
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504717; 501314
    Shelf Number: 126

Towards unity in Papua and New Guinea
    A sociological history of Papua and New Guinea focusing in particular on the benefits of assimilating the culture and religion of the various tribes.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 27 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 106315
    Shelf Number: 8

Tracey and Trevor
    Tracey wants to be a jockey and hates frilly dresses. Trevor loves to cook and read books. This film sensitively portrays the viewpoints of two children who do not conform to their usual sex-stereotyped roles.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 511507
    Shelf Number: 103

Training champions
    This film describes and shows the methods used by well known Australian coaches to train and produce future Australian swimming champions. Underwater photography is used to show the action of swimmers such as Lorraine Crapp, David Thiele and Murray Rose. The film shows the swimmers going through their paces and the different types and styles of training they do twice a day each day of the week.
    Released: 1957
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410311, 416222
    Shelf Number: 99

Travellin' round
    A holiday tour around Australia.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 32 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117105
    Shelf Number: 95

Trombone and tuba
    Details how to read music for, assemble, play and care for a trombone and tuba.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 420813
    Shelf Number: 103

Trouble in town!
    A silent film exercise utilising basic continuity editing to narrate a Western genre plot: the advance of three villains upon some good citizens and the ensuing fisticuffs.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 6 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510709, 510710, 510711
    Shelf Number: 105

Trout in the Karri country
    A trout hatchery in Western Australia is shown in full operation. Work includes breeding, the extraction of eggs from the fish, the release of some fish into streams and a means of distributing livestock across the state.
    Released: 1961
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512512
    Shelf Number: 98

Tullamarine : Melbourne airport
    A comprehensive account of the day to day running of an airport in the late 1970's. Every aspect of airport procedure is discussed, from aircraft maintenance and pilot training to passenger arrival and departure. Tullamarine Airport is portrayed as being capable of managing huge numbers of aircraft in a domestic and an international capacity.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: C02231
    Shelf Number: 86

Turn the soil
    The practices of the Australian wheat industry are described and demonstrated. The film covers William Farrer's invention of the harvester, contemporary wheat farming techniques and factory production line processes. There is an emphasis on the impact of landscape on the lives of rural Australians.
    Released: 1948
    Running Time (minutes): 16 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224417
    Shelf Number: 85

Turnover
    A lack of communication in the workplace and home results in a unhappy marriage, ending in divorce. A short film that can be used in class discussions to highlight the problems of communication breakdowns between people.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 501407
    Shelf Number: 101

TV ads: our mini myths
    Eleven prize-winning commercials, grouped according to their persuasive intent, provide an entertaining and informative look into the business of advertising. From automobiles to insurance from camerias to cologne, these vignettes illustrate the manner in which products are promoted all over the world. With no narration other than that contained in the commercials, each segment speaks for itself.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 35/96
    Shelf Number: 2

TV commercials
    A series of Mobil, Ampol, Steam rollers, canned peaches and Betty Sydney commercials.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 514408
    Shelf Number:

TV commercials - Fanta, Leed, Coke
    A series of commercials for Leed, Fanta and Coke made in 1973.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510524
    Shelf Number: 102

Two blades of grass
    A study of the possibility of a properly fertilised legume either in pasture, or as a rotation, becoming an important factor in Australian agriculture.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 25 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 224512
    Shelf Number: 34

Two eight bravo
    A tank in Vietnam hits a landmine and is put out of action. The film captures the drama of the battle and follows the crippled tank back to Australia where the repairs begin. At the same time one sees young army apprentices in training, learning how to repair the tanks, aircraft and electronic equipment which are damaged.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes):
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 204 605
    Shelf Number: 29

Ultrasonic examination of the brain in children
    Ultrasonic examination of the brain is a technique for the accurate visualisation of the size and shape of the lateral and the third ventricles and of space occupying lesions. Shows the method of examination, studying the several examples and stressing the safety of the procedure.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 520503
    Shelf Number: 105

Under the one roof.
    This film examines cultures throughout the world which still maintain traditions of respect and status for their older members and points out that in Australia, where the nuclear family is the norm, some families maintain extended lifestyles.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707221
    Shelf Number: 4

Under the wing
    This recruiting film for the RAAF technical training section shows something of the courses available in armament and electrical fitting, radio, electronics and motor transport.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 17 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419314
    Shelf Number: 13

Underground water
    The importance of underground water in Australia indicates the extent to which the cattle country relies on bore water, and the work being done by geologists and hydrographers on the problem of desalination.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 15 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 302318
    Shelf Number: 45

Understanding the car
    Demonstrates the components of a car, piece by piece, explaining their purpose and how each functions.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 20 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308120
    Shelf Number: 18

Underwater medicine.
    The task is being undertaken by a branch of the Royal Australian Navy, the School of Underwater Medicine situated at HMAS Penguin. Their job is to probe deep into the undersea world and use their knowledge in an effort to make diving safer for all.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 308609
    Shelf Number: 12

Unending search
    While we have made great advances since Australia was first colonised, in terms of both agricultural and veterinary science, there is still a great demand for skills within these fields. This film is displaying the major advances within agricultural and veterinary science, as well as promoting them as potential vocational paths for young Australians.
    Released: 1960
    Running Time (minutes): 12 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410421, 410422
    Shelf Number: 99

Union communication: report
    Factual information concerning the payment of wages is misreported to employees by a company's union representatives. A strike very nearly ensues much to the embarrassment of the officials.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 101

Unknown land
    The North West of Australia has long been thought of as an unknown land. This documentary shows the progression of large development projects changing the old way of life in a sparsely populated country. The Pilbarra and Kimberleys are featured, as is Broome and the Ord River dam. Aerial shots show how prospectors find ores to mine through infra red and thermal imaging. The film shows changes in land use from the time when only Aboriginal people inhabited the area to the present day.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 117425, 116320
    Shelf Number: 8

Unknown land
    The isolated north west of Australia is a largely unexplored land. However, recent large development projects headed by mining companies have slightly modified the landscape, bringing technological advancement and a drastic increase in population.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 30 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 215521
    Shelf Number:

Unseen journey
    Focuses on the differences between the city and country experience of the aboriginal Australians. A group of students from The College of Aboriginal Education travel to sacred sites, such as Uluru (Ayers Rock), and question what it means to be an Aboriginal and how they define themselves within contemporary society.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 314117
    Shelf Number: 53

Urban mixtures
    Highlights the positive aspects of participating in a multi-cultural society in Australia. The dilemmas of migrants who have settled in Australia are discussed in relation to educating those who are unaware of their rights. There is an understanding of the importance to educate and encourage migrants within Australian culture; one of the practical ways illustrated is the establishment of ethnic radio stations.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 28 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 022322
    Shelf Number: 86

Urban patterns
    A brief study of the economic history that has influenced where Australian towns and cities are situated, and where people have settled.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 17 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 316109
    Shelf Number: 93

Valley deep, mountain high: the Kosciusko National Park
    Four seasons in the Mount Kosciusko National Park; the beautiful countryside, skiing, fishing and bush-walking.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 22 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 112224
    Shelf Number: 95

Versatile navy
    A catalogue of R.A.N. ships and equipment
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 418111
    Shelf Number: 136

Vicki
    Vicki is a thalidomide victim who refuses to use artificial arms because they hinder the use of her feet for bio-mechanical actions. We see Vicki driving, working at the Department of Social Security and making wedding plans with her fiancé and guardians. The film stresses that Vicki is basically no different from any other person.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 507119
    Shelf Number: 139

Victory girls by Albert Tucker: 1943
    In this film Australian painter Albert Tucker describes the origins of his 1943 painting "Victory girls" in the atmosphere of wartime Melbourne
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 509820
    Shelf Number: 137

Wag
    A film made in South Australia concerning a young boy who 'wags' school.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 510321
    Shelf Number: 110

Wagga Wagga.
    German language version.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 24 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 205508
    Shelf Number: 7

Wall of silence : Patricia
    This film shows how people with hearing impairment learn to communicate. Patricia Qhinn-Boas, who before meningitis caused her to become almost completely deaf, was a lecturer in education explores the subjects of lip reading, sign language, special devices and early detection of hearing problems in children.
    Released: 1981
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319317
    Shelf Number: 45

Walter and Milly went to read
    Film emphasises the variety of experiences - both naturally occurring and parent/teacher initiated - which prompt and feed the child's need to read.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 19 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 307417
    Shelf Number: 29

Wanderer or Monarch butterfly
    Shows the life cycle of the Wanderer or Monarch butterfly
    Released: 1952
    Running Time (minutes): 5 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 522821
    Shelf Number: 110

Warringah expressway.
    Department of main roads, New South Wales. Planning and construction of the Warringah expressway, North Sydney, from 1964 to the official opening in 1968.
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 28 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 108320
    Shelf Number: 7

Watch over Japan
    Documents the post-World War II occupation of Japan by the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (Australia, New Zealand, India and Britain). It includes the destruction of Japan's war machines, the post-war living standards of the Japanese people and their interaction with the occupying allied forces.
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513421
    Shelf Number: 104

Water dwellers
    A study of the people living and working in the pittwater area, 25 miles north of Sydney, where the Hawkesbury river joins the sea at Broken Bay
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 15 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 218 314
    Shelf Number: 13

Water project.
    Department of Agriculture A.W.B. Badgery's Creek. Show overall view of the farms and dams, pastures, hoeing, irrigation. Brief reference to the Key Line Plan.
    Released: 1956
    Running Time (minutes): 14 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202301
    Shelf Number: 4

Wavelength of light
    Some familiar properties of light are briefly examined, including the way in which a gauze grid breaks up light into diffraction patterns. A laser beam passing through slits in a darkened microscope slide forms a pattern on the screen consisting of an elongated series of bright and dark divisions. The film develops the concept that this pattern results from the wave motion of light. A formula is used to calculate the wavelength of the laser light being used.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 7 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503617; 521517
    Shelf Number: 136

We both want to win.
    A portrait of two young members of the Australian swimming team at the 1982 Commonwealth Games, Lisa Forrest and Georgina Parkes, who were competing against each other in the women's 100 metre and 200 metre backstroke.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 25 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 110108
    Shelf Number: 7

We too can learn
    Documents a camp for mentally handicapped children in Tasmania which is meant to teach them self reliance and social skills.
    Released: 1968
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412403
    Shelf Number: 139

Weekend fishing
    A montage of various types of hobby fishing in Australia set to smooth jazz.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412510/412521
    Shelf Number: 103

What about alcohol?
    This educational film examines the implications and effects of alcohol through discussion and interviews with students of a metropolitan high school. The students give dramatic improvisations as if alcohol is an accepted drug, and it is through this, that they learn of its detrimental consequences.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 22 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 405417
    Shelf Number: 85

What am I bid for the tree?
    This film is designed to highlight the importance of trees to the world. Fictional characters explain why trees are important to them.
    Released: 1974
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 519417
    Shelf Number: 99

What have you done with my country?
    An enquiry into the effects that settlement and a modern society has had on Australia's land, animals and indigenous people.
    Released: 1975
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 119224
    Shelf Number: 86

What is a market.
    Themes and concepts such as location, selection, choice, exchange, display, supply and demand are illustrated from street stalls, shops, department stores and several communal auctions.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 419620
    Shelf Number: 12

What is a market?
    Themes and concepts such as location, selection, choice, exchange, display, supply and demand are illustrated from street stalls, shops, department stores and several communal auctions.
    Released: 1977
    Running Time (minutes): 13 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 415 415
    Shelf Number: 29

What's in a jar?
    The film depicts the process used in a factory to make millions of glass jars from a single wooden mould constructed by a skilled craftsperson. Extensive quality control ensures each glass container is beautiful, transparent, convenient, prominent and protective.
    Released: 1964
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 507801
    Shelf Number: 138

Wheat in Australia
    Similar to John Heyer's 'Turn the Soil' (1948) but more concerned with factual information regarding the history of Australia's wheat industry. The film points out that European methods of farming were not suitable to the climate and soil of Australia. People such as William Farrer were essential in performing scientific experimentation to develop the best wheat growing practices for Australia.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422623
    Shelf Number: 138

Where are we heading?
    This film dramatises a group of young adults at the beach using drugs and and discussing whether it is okay to use them. Meanwhile their parents enjoy a barbeque and discuss their concerns about their kids' exposure to drugs.
    Released: 1971
    Running Time (minutes): 24 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 701401
    Shelf Number: 85

Where dead men lie
    A film based on Henry Lawson's fictional film story, 'The Australian Cinematograph', is a commemoration of Lawson's death. The story tells the fate of a drover and his aboriginal mate, who lead a mob of cattle across the vast, arid plains of the Australian desert landscape. This narrative film, tells of their journey and consequences of their actions.
    Released: 1972
    Running Time (minutes): 15 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 202521
    Shelf Number: 53

Where does the steel go?
    Deals with the operations of subsidiary plants adjacent to the Newcastle steel works and shows how some of the steel made by the company is used.
    Released: 1955
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 422811
    Shelf Number: 110

Where have all the drivers gone?
    Shows how bad driving practices cause road accidents, illustrating the dangers of excessive speed, disregard of signs and conditions, inattentive and reckless driving, breaches of traffic rules, intoxication and other factors
    Released: 1969
    Running Time (minutes): 20 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 312 523
    Shelf Number: 13

Where the embryo grows
    The female reproductive system of a pregnant rat is dissected so that the student may clearly see the parts of the system. The technique involved in the dissection are illustrated and the function of each part explained. The uterus is opened so that the embryo rats can be observed. The amnion surrounding each embryo is noted and the placenta is discussed.
    Released: 1970
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 503606
    Shelf Number: 137

Where the pelican builds her nest
    An account of the wildlife of the swamplands of Australia, most specifically the pelican: its physical characteristics, breeding cycle, maturation process as well as a plea for its conservation.
    Released: 1966
    Running Time (minutes): 19 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208216
    Shelf Number: 18

Where the River Kiewa flows
    Illustrates how the Kiewa milk factory in Victoria uses its surplus butter milk to sustain a profitable side activity in pig farming.
    Released: 1954
    Running Time (minutes): 8 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 410101
    Shelf Number: 136

Whither Japan?
    Australia's part in the occupation of Japan and its future development
    Released: 1947
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424406
    Shelf Number: 110

Who'll do the dirty work?
    `A study of the post-war phenomenon which saw non- English speaking immigrants to Australia relegated to manual and repetitive labour - the jobs which no-one else wanted.
    Released: 1985
    Running Time (minutes): 13 min
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 711218
    Shelf Number: 12

Who's to blame?
    An insight into dangerous driving habits and an introduction to defensive driving techniques.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504808
    Shelf Number: 141

Who's to blame?
    Twenty cars = twenty potential accidents and it's always someone's fault. But how do you determine who is to blame
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512713
    Shelf Number: 137

Why fluoridation?: Yass, N.S.W.
    Keith Smith interviews residents of Yass to find out their opinions on the addition of fluoride to their drinking water by the district council.
    Released: 1965
    Running Time (minutes): 5 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 508506
    Shelf Number: 139

Why the emu cannot fly
    An animated version of the dreamtime explanation of why the emu cannot fly.
    Released:
    Running Time (minutes): 2 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number:
    Shelf Number: 102

Wildlife paradise
    A look at the diversity of wildlife that can be found in the Sir Colin Mackenzie sanctuary in Victoria. The behaviour of particular animals is observed and their classification within the animal kingdom is discussed.
    Released: 1962
    Running Time (minutes): 13 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 319108
    Shelf Number: 26

Will you join?
    The new worker at a factory is advised to join the union. He becomes paranoid of the intentions of the unionists and quits his job in fear of being exploited. A union representative catches up with him and offers to explain what the union is and how it functions -- knowledge that has eluded the confused new worker up until now.
    Released: 1976
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 504713
    Shelf Number: 105

Wirritt Wirritt
    The re-telling of a traditional Aboriginal dreaming story on the origin of fire; translated to English and explained through rock paintings.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 7 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 512509
    Shelf Number: 100

With minimal help.
    The need for independence does not diminish with age. This film considers a number of community support systems for retired and aged people which point the way to the future...community based health care and home help, group home living and retirement villages.
    Released: 1983
    Running Time (minutes): 16 min.
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 707223
    Shelf Number: 4

Women alone
    The benefits available to single women are presented through two short dramas in which the central character is a single woman. The first drama follows a widow, while the second focuses on a young single mother.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 122517
    Shelf Number: 94

Wooden wealth
    An educational film for primary school students. The timber industry is discussed with particular relevance to the creation of material objects from nature's wooden resources. The footage focuses on aspects of labour (sawing technique, climbing) and the transformation of nature's products to human craft.
    Released: 1954
    Running Time (minutes): 9 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424411
    Shelf Number: 141

Wool
    A pictorial record of an exhibition of wool in varied forms at the South Australian Art Gallery.
    Released: 1973
    Running Time (minutes): 10 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 203484
    Shelf Number: 139

Work of rivers
    Detailed descriptions of the water cycle and the cycle of erosion show how the earth's surface is changed by the action of running water. Animated drawings, live photography, and working models are used to illustrate the growth of rivers, the formation of valleys and many other geological features such as water gaps, alluvial fans, oxbows, sandbars and deltas.
    Released: 1953
    Running Time (minutes): 10 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 524520
    Shelf Number: 138

Workout
    A young man hopes to ride for his country in the Olympic Games. Between the hope and the realisation must be years of patient training and hard work. Gradually horse and rider come together in skill and understanding through the daily workout.
    Released: 1967
    Running Time (minutes): 9 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 412113
    Shelf Number: 126

World of birds
    A multitude of Australian birds are shown against a predominantly blue, green and brown landscape. Of particular focus is the practice of nest-building and the need to feed the young and protect them from birds of prey.
    Released: 1958
    Running Time (minutes): 8 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 513517
    Shelf Number: 139

Would you like to fly?
    This film teaches us how to fly a early 1950's light aircraft, and it appears easy! Includes an overview of flight theory, aerodynamics, practice, written exams and instructional flights. Features Black Jack Walker, Australian war ace and test pilot for the Australian Dehavilland company.
    Released: 1954
    Running Time (minutes): 11 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 424423
    Shelf Number: 101

You don't have to be mad
    Through the uses of lighthearted sketches and straight documentary style film-making this film debunks common myths about psychologists and their roles and purposes within the Commonwealth Employment Service (CES). The film has the intended viewing purpose of aiding CES psychologists and other relevant Department of Youth Affairs workers.
    Released: 1979
    Running Time (minutes): 26 minutes
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 016106
    Shelf Number: 86

Your hands: Hygiene in the food industry
    For the food industry. Points out the importance of personal hygiene standards when preparing food.
    Released: 1982
    Running Time (minutes): 11 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 517412
    Shelf Number: 110

Youth at the wheel
    Comparing the skills developed by young people in industry commerce and science to the skill of driving a car. Shows how this latter skill may be developed and the responsibility to do so.
    Released: 1963
    Running Time (minutes): 18 mins
    Format: 16mm , 1 reel(s).
    SAFC Number: 208612
    Shelf Number: 45