Radio 3BA begins broadcasting, Her Majesty’s Theatre is wired for sound and Phar Lap wins the Melbourne Cup, with the moment captured for posterity on ‘talkie’ film.

The Ballarat airport is established in the same year thousands of people turn out en masse in Darwin to see Amy Johnson after her epic solo flight from London which took just under 20 days.

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