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Card - Country Roads Board, Calder Freeway Official Opening, Niddrie, Victoria, 21 Apr 1972 Document Reg. No: HT 25877

Summary:
Entrée card and car parking pass issued by 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.

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.
Description:
Pink rectangular card printed in black ink on both sides. On the front is a faint 'CRB' logo in ellipse printed behind the text.
On the back is a map showing the site of the Opening Ceremony situated on the eastern side of the Tullamarine-Calder Freeway interchange on the triangular shaped traffic island between the Tullamarine bound off-ramp and the Calder Freeway. An adjacent area reserved or car parking for the event is marked as a shaded area at the start of the west-bound carriageway of the new freeway.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Graeme Fullarton, 2007
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 83 mm (Height), 127 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: roads, car parks, 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 front: 'CALDER FREEWAY/OFFICIAL OPENING/21ST APRIL/THIS CARD ADMITS YOUR VEHICLE TO THE/ PARKING AREA AT THE SITE/OF THE OPENING CEREMONY/PLEASE SEE PLAN ON REVERSE SIDE'
Issued By: Country Roads Board of Victoria (CRB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Apr 1972
Issued To: Councillor Graeme Fullarton - City of Keilor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Apr 1972

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