Factual error: One can read in the newspaper "Standard" dated from Monday 11 May 1941 the headline "Germany urges Japan to enter war". The text below says that Germany urged Japan to attack the USSR as Berlin broke the non-aggression pact the previous month. But Germany attacked the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, so the newspaper article should be dated July 1941. Besides, this information was top secret and could not have appeared in a newspaper in May 1941.
Continuity mistake: When Drover and Ashley are parading in the rain at the ball, there is a shot of Drover's all white clean shirt, specifically the arms. When they dance in the mud after it starts raining, it has some mud stains on one of the arms. Cut back later and the shirt is clean again.
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Factual error: In the scene where the Japanese are attacking Darwin, the American Battleship USS Oklahoma is shown being bombed and torpedoed. The USS Oklahoma capsized after being attacked at Pearl Harbor several months earlier. This appears to actually be a piece of a scene from the 2001 movie "Pearl Harbor".
Factual error: At the beginning of the film, the map of Europe is not from September 1939, which should be showing Nazi Germany, including east territories and Austria. It's from 1993 or later, showing the democratic Federal Republic of Germany after its reunification. The modern map has just been covered by a Nazi flag.
Continuity mistake: During the cattle drive Nullah starts out by riding a Skewbald (brown and white) horse but in subsequent shots the horse is Piebald (black and white). In later scenes the horse remains Piebald but the pattern of the markings changes between shots indicating that the pony was actually grey.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Nullah's mother is telling Mr. Fletcher lies about the cattle, you can see her leaning against the porch post in two different positions, in three quick shots - one with her arm low on the post, and the next shot with her arm higher up on the post.
Continuity mistake: As Mr. Fletcher is riding up on horseback to greet Lady Ashley, you can see him riding up next to a parked, red truck, that has the front end pointed away from the house. Keep an eye on that truck, because it will have the front end pointing towards the house, as Fletcher gets closer to Lady Ashley.
Continuity mistake: As Lady Ashley and Ramsden are walking in to the horse stables, while discussing the sale of Faraway Downs, you can see the background of a servant, along with a serving cart, and one closed door that would lead further in to the stables; as the two walk away from that scene, take notice that the background has changed - it now has a wheelbarrow full of hay, the door is open, and the servant and cart have disappeared.
Plot hole: At the beginning of the movie, Lady Sarah Ashley's husband is killed before Nullah rides to Faraway Downs. There he sees Sarah go into the home and find her dead husband. This would mean that somebody had to recover his body and transport it to Faraway Downs faster then Nullah, who went straight there following the murder.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Flynn is on the ground and the cattle are stampeding towards him, you can see him raise his chest up off of the ground to look back at the stampede; immediately, the next shot, you see Flynn looking back at the stampede with his face and chest more closer to the ground.