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Armadale 1979

Introduction

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Golden Girl

People come to the house in fancy dress for my thirtieth birthday.

http://unrealhair.com/fun/fun1.html

Nobody actually came as Elvis. But there was a Pope, a Golden Girl, a Penguin and some Convicts.

 

By this year, the immigration to Australia of refugees from the pre-war Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, from the Soviet Union, Poland, the two Germanies, Holland, Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece and Turkey had so changed the population of Australia that 11.8 per cent of it had no connection either by birth or descent with the inhabitants of the British Isles.

The concept that Australia had been an unoccupied land - terra nullius - without settled inhabitants or laws at the time of British colonisation established in Cooper vs Smart, 1889, was unsuccessfully challenged 110 years later in Coe vs Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Regional Meeting, held at the Hilton hotel in Sydney, was disrupted when a bomb planted in a bin exploded, killing three people.

The Australian Almanac, Pub. Angus & Robertson 1985