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Opening of Parliament House - Stock Shots

Prime Minister Bob Hawke arriving at Parliament House, also Governor General Sir Ninian Stephen, Queen Elizabeth II. Guard of Honour. HAS inside Parliament House, Queen and other dignitaries enter, large crowd present. Hawke speech, leader of Opposition (Liberal) John Howard speech, Queen speech. Dignitaries leave. Outside, crowds, Aboriginal demonstration, military march, fly past. Queen opening door, chatting inside, signs book, outside. 9th May 1988
Access No. 124409 | 29 mins | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
On steps of new Parliament House, Queen Elizabeth II with Prime Minister Bob Hawke, other dignitaries including religious leaders, scout leaders, Aboriginal flags. Also seen Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Hazel Hawke. Queen receiving bouquets from children, driving in car. Large crowds, media with cameras, Australian emblem and flag on top of building, aboriginal demonstration, military marching, fly past. 9th May 1988
Access No. 124410 | 13 mins 42 secs | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Queen Elizabeth II into car outside Parliament House. Flags, crowds, Aboriginal demonstration, photographers. Inside parliament chambers, Queen enters with Prime Minister Bob Hawke and dignitaries. Singer. Hawke speech, Julie Anthony singing. Outside, Queen unveils statue of herself, Aboriginal demonstration, CU statue head. Inside chambers, Queen speech, orchestra 9th May 1988
Access No. 124411 | 28 mins 33 secs | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |