Federal Inland Development Organisation (FIDO) planning for changes to the Outback.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Special Report: What Could Be Done With The North". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
Australia. Story about Federal Inland Development Organisation (FIDO) planning for changes to the Outback.
Aerial view of Australian outback. MS Some cattle grazing on outback, barren country. VS Lorry and car on dusty road. MS Cattle being led into slaughter house. VS Sides of beef hanging up. VS Men cutting up meat. VS Boxes of boneless beef being loaded into truck. VS Large refrigerated lorry leaving meat factory and moving along road. VS Buildings under construction in Darwin. MS Street scene in Darwin. VS Wharf extensions being made for better sea trade. Aerial view of Australian outback. Aerial view of Ord River scheme in Western Australia showing the cotton fields. VS Irrigation scheme in cotton fields. MS Two men looking at cotton ball. MS Sacks being loaded up. VS At a town called Mount Isa showing mainly the mineral mine and the new railway station being built. VS The mineral mine. VS Showing Australian outback and school children leaving small school and walking along dusty road.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 13/11/1964.