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Darwin in the 1970's - prior to Cyclone Tracy

You may have heard that the NT has been pushing to attract more people to this northern outpost. In the past week the National Film and Sound Archive has released a film from 1970 that highlights the lifestyle and opportunities in Darwin and the Northern Territory. Little did they know, just a few years later Darwin was hit by Cyclone Tracy.

In light of the current campaign, check out this historic film: