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Entree Card - Department of Civil Aviation, Opening of Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine, Victoria, 1 Jul 1970 Document Reg. No: HT 25874

Entrée card issued by Department of Civil Aviation to Councillor & Mrs G.G. Fullarton to gain entry to the Reception to celebrate the opening of the new Melbourne Airport on Wednesday, 1st July 1970.

Graeme Fullarton was living in East Keilor at the time, where he had purchased a block of land in November 1959 on a new housing estate and later built a house with his wife Elaine. In 1966 Graeme stood as an independent candidate in the City of Keilor municipal elections and was successful, serving as a councillor for several years and as Mayor in 1969-1970. He represented the City of Keilor as a guest at the official opening of the new Melbourne Airport, at Tullamarine and at events to mark the opening of the Tullamarine and Calder Freeways.
Folded square card printed in dark blue ink on white stock. The crest of the Commonwealth of Australia appears on the front above the works 'Department of Civil Aviation'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Graeme Fullarton, 2007
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 103 mm (Height), 101 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: aviation, airports, receptions, invitations, opening ceremonies
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airports
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Text, printed front: Department of Civil Aviation/ENTREE CARD.
Text, printed inside card: Would you please:/Place the enclosed windscreen sticker on your car to enable easy direction to special car park/Present this entree card to gain admittance to the/opening ceremony on the first floor and the hospitality/function on the second floor/Endeavour to be seated by 2.15 p.m./Note that the function will conclude at 5 p.m./Reception/to celebrate the/opening of the new/Melbourne Airport/Councillor and Mrs. G.G. Fullarton/Wednesday, 1st July 1970.
Issued By: Department of Civil Aviation, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jul 1970
Issued To: Councillor Graeme Fullarton - City of Keilor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jul 1970
Place & Date Used: Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jul 1970

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