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Armadale 1981

Introduction

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Daughter

Andrew starts a microfiche business. Katherine is born in July.

1984 Katherine Brown. Oil on canvas. Private collection, London

 

The population of Australia reached 14,922,300 comprising 7,448,300 males and 7,474,000 females. Unlike the census in 1901, Aboriginal people were counted, there being 159,600 Aborigines.

In Tasmania, controversy over the flooding of the Franklin-below Gordon.

The Pitjantjatjara tribal group were granted land rights in South Australia when that Government returned to them tribal land in the north-east of the state.

Production of yellow cake from uranium ore commenced at Nabarlec.

Ministerial review of Government services and functions carried out by a group known as 'The Razer Gang', comprising federal politicians Lynch, Howard, Nixon, Guilfoil and Viner who attempted to cut public services and promote the private sector.

The Australian Almanac, Pub. Angus & Robertson 1985