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Australia Healesville 1973

Introduction

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We live in communal houses around Melbourne, then to Moora Moora, on Mount Toolebewong.

1973 Jumpimg Girl, screen shot. Hand processed and solarised standard 8 film.

 

The Sydney Opera House opened after 16 years in the building at a cost of $100 million (compared to the original estimate of $7 million).

By the end of this year Prime Minister Gough Whitlam could announce that his Cabinet had made 1,675 decisions between January and November, the equivalent of four a day including weekends.

Patrick White was the first to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his novel The Eye of the Storm

Rudolf Nureyev in Austrlaia danced Don Quitote with the Austrlaian Ballet.

The Governement paid $1.2 million for 'Blue Poles' by the American artist Jackson Pollock for the Australian National Collection.

The Australian Almanac, Pub. Angus & Robertson 1985