Budget funds stop Aust film history going up in flames

The world’s first feature film The Story of The Kelly Gang
The world's first feature movie, The Story of The Kelly Gang, was made on nitrate film in Australia. -PR Handout Image

Important parts of Australia's history are stored on film so flammable it can burn underwater, but $9.3 million in the federal budget will be used to build a new storage facility for it.

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