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Fundraising for the war effort, Sydney

Various wartime fundraising and recruit...

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‘Australia prepared’ – making ammunition

‘The Amazing Micrometer’, a machine mea...

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Sheep dogs & medieval knights, Australian Gazette

From a sheepdog trial to a costume parade in...

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Distraction from the war - Coogee Beach

Scenes of surf, sun and swimming at Coo...

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The war cameraman

British journalist Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, o...

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New furs from Georges

While a bitter war raged on the other s...

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Penny trails and white feathers

During WW1, those at home were encourag...

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Tea for two, and an unknown soldier

In the war years, home movie-making in New&n...

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Flower power

It was the most spectacular parade that...

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Schoolgirl life and love during the war

There was a sharp divide between rich and po...

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War Fever

At the outbreak of the war, a commonly expre...

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Distraction from the war – a day at the beach

This brief clip from around 1914 is one ...

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Even Major-Generals die in battle

The sombre 1915 funeral procession of M...

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Gallipoli’s wounded return to Wellington

On 15 July 1915 the transport ship ...

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Tamworth celebrates the 8-hour day and war efforts

Rain poured and cold winds blustered, b...

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Starting the New Zealand RSA

Many men who had been invalided back to New ...

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Patriotic Football

Football clubs displayed their patriotism by...

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Boxing and recruiting

In the early stages of the war sport was see...

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The wounded return home to Australia

More than 150 sick and wounded men return to...

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Within Our Gates

After the outbreak of war there was a g...

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Australia Day at Burra

This newsreel shows the then prosperous and ...

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“Brave Women Who Wait”

For the war effort to be successful, it...