What’s more important than sport? When a series of unfortunate incidents threaten to prevent him from watching the big game of Friday Night Football, Smithy, a retired farmer resorts to desperate and surprising measures. This is a volunteer-created No-Budget film from Outback Filmmakers in Broken Hill Australia. Visit www.mybrokenhill.tv for more Broken hill Videos Check out www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au for more info on Broken Hill. Credits: The Big Game Written, Directed & Edited by Jason King Cast: Smithy Graham Warren Mary Joy Thomas TV Commentators Gavin Coote Jason King Radio Commentators Damien Fisher Bryan Mullard Production Manager – John Macleaod Director of Photography – Nick Crowhurst First Assistant Director – Gavin Coote […]

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On 21st August the community of Broken Hill and visitors to town flocked to the Broken Hill Racecourse for the Outback Astronomy site of the Australian World Record Attempt. Over 50 sites across the country came together to attempt the world record for most people stargazing across multiple sites in a country. Early reports are that the existing record was smashed on the night. In Broken Hill over 220 people officially ‘gazed’ while many more assisted with the event. Broken Hill Mayor Wincen Cuy praised the success of the event. “What a perfect night it turned out to be… When you come out here, you’re in a different part of […]

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Broken Hill was the first town in Australia to be listed on the National Heritage Register.  Find out what the future holds according to some of the town’s entrepreneurs. For more information on Broken Hill click here      

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[Source: BrokenHillForReal youtube Channel] It’s known as the “Hollywood of the Outback”, and for very good reason, with countless iconic films having been set there. We spoke to two locals about how their slices of Broken Hill in to Australian film history; Esther La Rovere, Managing Director at the Palace Hotel, where most of The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert was filmed, and Adrian Bennett, owner of the Mad Max Museum. Produced by The Nest For more information on Broken Hill visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au

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