This is the opening scene to a documentary on Australia’s ABC2 called Suicide and Me about suicide and what it’s like to work at a suicide hotline. Heartbreaking.
Produced by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1966. Directed by Antonio Colacino. Made for the Department of Immigration the Life In Australia series aimed to show potential immigrants an idealised picture of life in Australia with particular focus on the capital cities and large regional centres like the Victorian town of Geelong.
Check out this old-timey film from Australia called Queensland Playground. Produced by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1957.
Just found out about this amazing beach sculpture in Bondi, Australia by David McCracken called Diminish and Ascend. It’s being labeled as a sort of “stairway to heaven” piece. Pretty neat!