Find out how kids in the Outback go to school when they live up to 5 hour’s drive from the nearest ‘classroom’. When you visit Broken Hill you can sit in on a lesson of the famous ‘School of The Air’ and see for yourself why principle, Scott Sanford believes it’s the ‘best school in Australia’. For more videos about Broken hill visit www.mybrokenhill.tv For more information about Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au Thanks to the School of The Air Broken Hill
Broken Hill Australia is known for the abundance of artists and art galleries in the Outback mining town. There’s no better way to discover the art of Broken hill than taking a walk around town and experiencing the ‘Murals of Broken Hill’. Check out this video to hear from local artist Clark Barrett about the local murals that he and fellow artist Geoff Demain have painted on the town’s public walls. Visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au for more information about Broken Hill. Thanks to Clark Barrett.
The Battle of Broken Hill (AKA the Picnic Train Attack) is one of the most infamous in the town’s history. Find out more about this event in the video including how you can explore the remaining commemorative sites and interpretation in Broken Hill. For more videos about Broken Hill visit www.mybrokenhill.tv visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au for more information about Broken Hill. Thanks to the Sulphide St Railway Museum.
Join us for the inaugural festival tribute to ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ in her spiritual home ~ The Palace Hotel, Broken Hill. The Silver City opens its charms & pops the cork of Priscilla’s biggest 21st birthday bash. Get the key as we unlock the best of this Outback town. Time to dust off the ABBA album and get ready to adventure and …change the way you think, the way you feel, the way you dress…. Check out www.bhfestival.com for more info. For more info about Broken hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au for more videos visit www.mybrokenhill.tv
The Hotel is the centre of any small community and if ever there was a pub, it’s the Silverton Hotel. Hear from owner, Peter price as he describes a visit to this Iiconic watering hole. For more info on Silverton visit www.silverton.org.au For more videos visit www.mybrokenhill.tv
If you’ve ever wanted to go underground without going underground then White’s museum is the place. your knowledgeable host, Kevin ‘Bushy’ White, spent many years working underground before turning his back yard into a mining museum to tell the story of the great mines of Broken Hill. Also featuring a gallery of Betty White’s doll collection for those not interested in mining, Bushy’s mineral artworks made from the minerals found under Broken Hill add to the audio-visual displays, memorabilia, and collectables. This is one must see Broken Hill destination. for more information including about White’s and Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au
You’ve Landed in the 1950s! Step into the land of malted milks and soda spider, discover a lost world , and experience one of Broken Hill’s longest running businesses for a true ‘taste’ of local history. for more information visit www.bellsmilkbar.com.au to find out more about Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au visit www.mybrokenhill.tv to watch more videos about Broken Hill.
Discover the importance of Broken Hill’s Union past with this interview with Barrier Industrial Council (B.I.C.) President Danny O’Connor. Broken Hill workers set the bar for worker’s rights worldwide and many of the conditions we enjoy today are thanks to the dedication shown by the people of Broken Hill under extreme conditions. Watch to fin out why these people are “the salt of the earth”. For more Broken hill Videos visit www.mybrokenhill.tv For more information on Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au Thanks to the Barrier Industrial Council
Discover a window into the life in an Outback mining town by taking a walk through the Broken Hill Cemetery. The cemetery houses a diverse range of important Broken hill citizens dating back to the early days. You can take a walk tour using official maps located at the front entrance, or just have a respectful wander around. For more Broken hill videos visit www.mybrokenhill.tv For more information about Broken hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au Special thanks to the Broken Hill Family History Group.
IN 1913 The amalgamated Miners’ Association of Broken Hill erected a memorial to the brave bandsmen of the Titanic which tragically sank in 1912. Due to the strong union connections which existed at the time the Broken Hill the miners felt a sense of solidarity with the bandsmen who refused to leave their lost despite facing likely death by doing so. The memorial in Broken Hill’s Sturt Park is thought to be one of only two in Australia dedicated to the bandsmen of the Titanic. For more information about Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au