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East Melbourne 1975

Introduction

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Path

Pro Hart is coming for afternoon tea at the gallery where I work. I am sent down the road to buy a tin of sardines.

Screen shot from 'Roget's Circular'
Interactive CDROM (2001)

I worked for Joseph Brown, dealer of Australian art. He seems to have an expectation that I will follow Tom's path.

 

Australians saw their favourite television shows in colour.

The Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act came into force: a newly appointed Commissioner for Community Relations could investigate complaints of racial discrimination and attempt reconciliation between the parties; in the event of the failure of conciliation, the Commissioner could issue the complainant with a certificate entitling him to take civil action.

The 'Loans Affair' began the demise of the Labour Party in Australia, with the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, blocking supply and replacing Whitlam with Frazer as the country's leader in a 'caretaker government' before elections.

An Australian National Line freighter, Lake Illawarra, rammed a pylon of the Tasman Bridge, across the Derwent river, bringing it down and sinking with the deaths of at least nine people.

The Government recommended there were no environmental reasons for the prohibition of uranium mining.

The Australian Almanac, Pub. Angus & Robertson 1985