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Invitation - Country Roads Board, Opening of Calder Freeway, Niddrie, Victoria, 21 Apr 1972 Document Reg. No: HT 25876

Invitation card issued by the Chairman and Members of the Country Roads Board to Councillor G.G. Fullarton, City of Keilor, for the Official Opening of the Calder Freeway at Niddrie on Friday 21st April 1972 and refreshments afterwards at the Hotel International , Airport West.

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.
Rectangular white card with rounded corners with text printed on one side only in blue ink in italic font and the name 'Councillor G.G. Fullarton' in typescript.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Graeme Fullarton, 2007
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 108 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: roads, invitations, opening ceremonies, freeways
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Road Making & Maintenance
Tertiary Classification: freeways
Inscriptions: Text, printed: 'The Chairman and Members of the Country Roads Board/have much pleasure in inviting/Councillor G.G. Fullarton/ to attend the/Official Opening/of the/Calder Freeway at Niddrie/by/The Hon. A.J. Hunt, M.L.C./at 2 p.m. on Friday 21st April, 1972/and afterwards for refreshments/at the Hotel International , Airport West./R.S.V.P. by 12th April, 1972.'
Issued By: Country Roads Board of Victoria (CRB), Kew, Victoria, Australia, 21 Apr 1972
Issued To: Councillor Graeme Fullarton - City of Keilor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Apr 1972

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