Australian Screen Education collection is designed to help teachers and students make the most of moving image resources. Access images from collections such as, History, Identity and culture, Indigenous Australia, Values and citizenship and Society.
Southern Cross windmill in country Queensland Photographer: R. E. Collett Description: In 1876 Griffiths Bros. & Co were credited with making the first windmills in Australia. They named them the 'Griffith Mills' and built them at their Toowoomba, Queensland, factory. In 1903 the factory sold its first commercial windmill under the trade name 'Southern Cross'. The Southern Cross became the most popular windmill in Australian history and are still being manufactured to this day.