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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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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Check out this Clip of Bells Milk Bar staff having fun, and the unstoppable dancing urge that comes over the customers when they’ve consumed one of the famous Milkshakes or spiders served here… be sure to watch till the end. visit www.bellsmilkbar.com.au to order syrups on line or find out more. for more Broken hill videos, visit www.mybrokenhill.tv, and visit www.brokenhillaustralia.com.au to learn more about Broken hill.

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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.

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This was originally produced for the 48 Hour film project in 2010. Short films are written shot and produced in 48hrs. I spent a little longer with the editing of this but everything else was done in the 48hr period by the For Reel Productions team. this was my first narrative short film.

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Made for the 48hour film project NSW. a teacher recounts her terrible ordeal during a recent classroom shooting.

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Check out the highlights from the one and only Broken Hill Summer Vibes Festival, a nine-week summer film and community festival in Broken Hill.

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Tommy’s adventure at the train yard down the rd from our place…

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