The Opening of Parliament House

Australia, 1988

TV show
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With archival footage showing the opening of the old Parliament House and all the splendour of the historic opening of Australia’s new Parliament House, this video is a souvenir of a great occasion and a permanent record of a unique event. It includes the Governor General’s welcome to Her Majesty the Queen, the Honour Guard, a tour of the magnificent new building with its great architectural and engineering achievements and the opening ceremony itself.

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

producer

Michael Fitzpatrick

Duration

02:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324915

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Parliament House (Canberra, A.C.T.)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Speeches, addresses, etc.

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Parliament House (Canberra, A.C.T.)

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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