Thursday, September 9, 2010


A collection of Movietone - Cinesound - Australia newsreels from 1938 - 1948 - 1962 showing everything Canberra had to offer. Buildings, the City, the Kingston Hotel, half of the King George V memorial, various government buildings of course, a wonderful view of the undeveloped Limestone plains - the area now covered by Lake Burley Griffin, construction of the Civic Centre and much more...

Canberra through time : Part 1

Part 2 contains Cinesound - 1960's - The building of commonwealth bridge, vehicle testing station and era cars, how to use circles - 1972 Australian Movie magazine - A tour of Canberra. (expected population by 1990 - 500,000), aerial views of 1970's Canberra, the rapid expansion of new suburbs and finishing with a 1990 capital 7 community advertisement for the capital...

Canberra through time : Part 2

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