The Opening of Parliament House

Australia, 1988

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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.

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Michael Fitzpatrick

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ABC-TV (Australia)


Paul Montgomery



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