The Library has a collection of Australian movies to assist students to understand the Australian language and culture. Many are available online through our subscription.
Online Australian Movies available through our Subscription
AustraliaOn the brink of World War II, an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) travels to the faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewn local (Hugh Jackman) and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited.
Bran Nue DaeAccompanied by the joyous sounds of country gospel with Broome-style Broadway dancing, comes a road musical that celebrates the adventure of finding your way back home.
Crocodile DundeeAn American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher, and invite him to New York City.
Crocodile Dundee llMick 'Crocodile' Dundee returns to Australia, where his girlfriend, journalist Sue Charlton, is kidnapped by drug dealers.
The DishA group of eccentric scientists are responsible for manning a satellite dish inauspiciously located on a remote Australian farm. Much to NASA's alarm, they are the world's only hope for receiving the images of man's first steps on the moon.
Fringe DwellersStory of an Aboriginal family who tries to move out of the fringe into the main white community.
Ladies in BlackLadies in Black is a comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.
Looking for AlibrandiA story about a high school growing up in a broken but loving home with Italian traditions who finds love and heartbreak in one of the most difficult years of her life.
Muriel's WeddingIn her hunt for Mr Right in all the wrong places, Muriel buys a one-way ticket to freedom and embarks on a madcap journey of self-discovery where success isn't the best revenge but being yourself is.
Ned KellyAfter a brutal childhood at the hands of the police & the subsequent death of his father, Ned Kelly is imprisoned on the trumped up charge of horse stealing. Then when a police officer assaults Ned's sister Kate, it is Ned & his mother who are charged.
Paper PlanesAfter he wins his school's paper plane making contest, 11-year-old Dylan and his father bond as Dylan prepares for the World Paper Plane Championships in Tokyo.
Phar LapThe true story of an Australian racehorse that became a champion, with the help of a local stable boy.
Picnic at Hanging Rock RockSet in 1900, it is about a group of female students at an Australian girls' boarding school who vanish at Hanging Rock while on a Valentine's Day picnic, and the effects the disappearances have on the school and local community.
Red Dog: True BlueIt is a prequel to the 2011 film Red Dog, detailing the early days of the Red Dog, the Pilbara Wanderer. An 11-year-old boy strikes up a friendship with a scrappy dog which will one day become an Australian legend.
Ride like a GirlThe true story of Australian jockey, Michelle Payne. Against impossible odds, Michelle never gives up on her childhood dream of winning the Melbourne Cup.
TracksAccompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian woman satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
WalkaboutSet in the Australian outback, it centres on two white schoolchildren who are left to fend for themselves in the Australian outback and who come across a teenage Aboriginal boy who helps them to survive.
Water DivinerSoon after the end of WWI, an Australian father arrives in Turkey in search of the fate of his three sons, supposedly lost in the battle of Gallipoli.
Click here to view onlineBased on the true story of three young Aboriginal girls, Molly, Daisy and their cousin, Gracie, who, in 1931, were forcibly removed from their mothers and their home in Jigalong and moved over 2414km away, as a part of official 'White Australia' government policy.
Click here to view onlineSamson and Delilah's world is small - an isolated community in the central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone they discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.
Click here to view onlineAfter the death of his father, proud young Jim Craig sets out to become his own man. Taking a job with horse rancher Harrison, Craig is treated poorly by the more experienced cowboys, but wins the heart of the rancher's daughter, Jessica.
Click here to view onlineA young Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, miles from home. He is eventually adopted by an Australian couple, but years later he sets out to find his lost family.
Click here to view onlineIn 1968, four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war as their all-girl group The Sapphires travels to Vietnam to entertain the US troops.
Click here to view onlineThe happy existence of a man and his loving family is disrupted when they are told they must leave their home to make way for an airport expansion. Determined to stay, they take their case to the High Court.