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  Federation Procession in Sydney on January 1, 1901
Salvation Army
 
Footage of the Federation procession in Sydney, 1901, shot by the Salvation Army's film production and distribution unit, the Limelight Department.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 18 secs | Date Added: 03 June 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  Pintubi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Film Australia
 
Segment on the Central Australian language group Pintubi from the film Pintubi made in 1965, used in "The Way We Really Were", ABC Documentary Unit, broadcast Jan 1990.
Format: mov | Size: 24K | Length: ? m ? s | Date Added: 10 March 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  Post-war migration
SBS Television
 
Voices and pictures from the late 1940s and the 1950s, beginning with the voice of Arthur Calwell, Immigration Minister from 1945 to 1949.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 39 secs | Date Added: 03 June 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  Racial Discrimination Act 1975
Dodson, Mick
 
An Interview with Mick dodson on Racial Discrimination.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 40 secs | Date Added: 17 July 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  The 1986 Budget row
SBS Television
 
Protesters against the 1986 budget greet the Prime Minister Bob Hawke, while he defends it.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 24 secs | Date Added: 06 June 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  The Economy - Cultural Diversity in New South Wales - Many People One State.
Panoramic Productions
 
Michael Photios, former NSW Minister for Multicultural and Ethnis Affairs, speaking in Cultural Diversity in New South Wales - Many People One State, produced for the Office of the NSW Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission of NSW by Panoramic Productions.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 25 secs | Date Added: 12 July 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  The Economy - Vox Populi
SBS Television
 
Outwork in the clothing industry.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 44 secs | Date Added: 12 July 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  The lion dance
Kwok, Jen Tsen
 
A celebration of good fortune - traditional display of colour and skill, part of events marking 30 years of Vietnamese settlement in Queensland, Brisbane, 14 August 2005.
Format: mov | Size: 7.1 MB | Length: 3 min 08 s | Date Added: 29 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Migrant Experience, episode 4 "Working"
Film Australia
 
Working conditions for immigrants during the post war years were not always as rosy as government films portrayed them.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 38 secs | Date Added: 12 July 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  The Power of Water
Film Australia; SBS Television and Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
 
Building the Snowy Scheme
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 22 secs | Date Added: 03 June 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  Vietnamese Buddhists then and now
Channel 7
 
Vietnamese New Year service in 1979. In 2005, another religious service this time marking 30 years of Vietnamese settlement in Queensland.
Format: mov | Size: 6.3 MB | Length: 1 min 06 s | Date Added: 16 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Viewpoints on Mullticultural Australia - The Hanson debate
SBS Television
 
There have been demonstrations against racism all over Australia in response to Pauline Hanson's views. These demonstrations are from Sydney and Ipswich, Queensland on November 23, 1996 and from Melbourne on December 8, 1996.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 62 secs | Date Added: 12 July 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  "Invasion Day" (Excerpt)
SBS Television
 
Protests in Sydney, on 26 January, 1988, marking "Invasion Day" the 200th anniversary of the arrival of Europeans in Australia
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 28 secs | Date Added: 07 June 2002 | | VIEW |
 
  "Kanakas" workers in Queensland Canefields 1899
Will, Fred (Agriculture Department of Queensland)
 
Workers from the South Pacific were brought to Australia, often against their will, to work for British farmers in appalling conditions. After Federation, this practice was eventually stopped and the "Kanakas" deported, as they were seen as unfair competition to the white workforce.
Format: mov | Size: | Length: 23 secs | Date Added: 03 June 2002 | | VIEW |

 
 
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