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    Selected items on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh's visit to the City of Wollongong on Thursday 11th February 1954 as part of their official Royal Tour of Australia.

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  1. Queen's W'gong Visit, Feb. 11th
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 7 May 1953 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh will visit Wollongong on Thursday, February 11th, 1954. 129 words
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  2. THE QUEEN WILL COME NO NEARER THAN WOLLONGONG Hopes For Royal Visit Fade
    Kiama Independent (NSW : 1947 - 1954) Saturday 9 May 1953 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Hopes that a visit to Kiama by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh would be included in the itinerary of the 1954 Royal Visit were ... 260 words
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  3. Queen's 2 1/2—Hours Visit To Wollongong
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 16 July 1953 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will have two and a half hours to see Wollongong's 80,000 people, and five days to see Canberra's 16,000. 613 words
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  4. Renaming Of Kembla St. Urged To Commemorate Queen's Visit
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Tuesday 21 July 1953 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A life member of Illawarra Historical Society has suggested to the City of Greater Wollongong Council that Kembla St. be renamed "Queensway," in 234 words
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  5. Queen's Tour Plans Discussed
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 20 August 1953 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The Queen's Tour Committee met in Wollongong on Tuesday night, and decided to recommend to 298 words
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  6. Queen Will Return To Sydney By Coast Road
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 15 October 1953 p 6 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The Queen, when she visits the district on February 11, will go back to Sydney via the lower coast road, not by Bulli Pass, as had been intended. The ... 295 words
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  7. Queen's Visit Route Changed
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Wednesday 25 November 1953 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Queen on February 11 will not slow down or stop at schools along the Highway, as intended, and will go up Bulli Pass and along the Highway on her ... 568 words
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  8. OPINION—ROYAL VISIT THE QUESTION OF A ROYAL VISIT TO THIS DISTRICT BRINGS TO MIND THE HOPES THAT WERE HELD IN KIAMA FOLLOWING REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN PARLIAMENTARY CIRCLES IN NOVEM...
    Kiama Independent (NSW : 1947 - 1954) Wednesday 20 January 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: That move was followed by a direct invitation from the Mayor, and townsfolk, of Kiama to Buckingham Palace 319 words
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  9. The Sun-Herald souvenir of THE ROYAL VISIT
    The Sun-Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1953 - 1954) Sunday 31 January 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
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  10. Careful Planning For Next Week's Royal Visit
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 1 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Some of the details of the careful planning behind next week's Royal Visit to Wollongong were announced at the week end by Mr. W. H. Mitchell, Greate ... 970 words
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  11. SYDNEY CHEERS THE QUEEN CITY'S TUMULTUOUS GREETING AS ROYAL COUPLE ARRIVE Dense Crowds Pack Streets
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 4 February 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Her Majesty the Queen landed at Farm Cove at 10.33 a.m. yesterday and received the most tumultuous greeting Sydney has ever given any visitor. It was ... 1378 words
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  12. A Bright Welcome Awaits The Royal Visitors
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 4 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: A bright welcome awaits the Royal visitors to Wollongong on February 11. The city and its surroundings has never been gayer. Hundreds of gallons of p ... 266 words
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  13. Exhausting Countryside Programme Ahead Of Royal Pair
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Monday 8 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY, Sun.-The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are making the most of a well-earned rent before they set out to see the New South Wales Countryside ... 288 words
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  14. THOUSANDS CAMP BY ROAD SOUTH COAST READY FOR BIGGEST DAY
    Kiama Independent (NSW : 1947 - 1954) Wednesday 10 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The South Coast is ready for its biggest day ever to-morrow when the Queen and the Duke are to visit Wollongong. Thousands are expected to pour into 483 words
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  15. Royal Visit Supplement
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 4 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Next Monday's issue of the "South Coast Times" will include a 44 page special supplement marking the 93 words
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  16. Official Arrangements For Queen's W'gong Visit
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 5 February 1954 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Following are the official arrangements which must be observed by all members of the public coming to Wollongong next Thursday o see Her Majesty the ... 812 words
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  17. W'gong Royal Visit Details
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Monday 8 February 1954 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The Queen is to change into an open car at the Mount Keira Rest Home next Thursday and drive at 30 m.p.h. to the Wollongong Cross Roads. At this poin ... 449 words
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  18. Colourful Decorations As Setting For Royal Visit
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 8 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: It was a busy weekend for many in sections of Greater Wollongong along the route of the Royal Progress putting some final touches to the colourful an ... 720 words
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  19. WELCOME FROM GREATER WOLLONGONG SOUTH COAST TIMES MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1954
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 8 February 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Aerial view of Wollongong with Jubilee Bridge in centre foreground. 139 words
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    44 page Royal Visit Supplement includes a map of the proposed official street route through Wollongong.

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  20. Advertising
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Tuesday 9 February 1954 p 4 Advertising
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    Advertisement for the proposed filming of 'A Pictorial Record of the Royal Visit to the City of Greater Wollongong’.

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  21. WOLLONGONG READY TO WELCOME QUEEN Crown Street A Glittering Facade Of Colour, Lights
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Wednesday 10 February 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: With many firms putting the finishing touches to their decorations, Crown St. yesterday presented a glittering facade of colour and bright lights. Th ... 640 words
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  22. THE ROUTE WHICH THE ROYAL PROGRESS WILL TRAVEL TOMORROW
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Wednesday 10 February 1954 p 11 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Map at right shows the route to be taken by the Royal Party procession through the streets of 37 words
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  23. Our Vivacious Young Queen
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Wednesday 10 February 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The already much - travelled Queen Elizabeth II. is naturally changed in several ways from the eager young Princess Elizabeth who declared herself to ... 1338 words
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    8 page Royal Visit Supplement.

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  24. Advertising
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Wednesday 10 February 1954 p 4 Advertising
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    A welcome notice of Loyal Greetings from the Patrons and Managements of Wollongong Theatres Pty. Ltd.

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  25. QUEEN IS LISTLESS
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 10 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Sydney: The first major change in the Queen's N.S.W. tour itinerary was announced in Lismore 197 words
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  26. Queen, Duke Here Today: To Return To Sydney By Rail
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 11 February 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: LISMORE, Wed.-The Premier (Mr. J. Cahill), announced today that a change has been made in the way the Royal Party will return to Sydney from 668 words
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  27. 500 SLEEP ON PAVEMENT TO GREET QUEEN
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 11 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: By midnight last night more than 500 enthusiastic, happy people were huddled in warm groups on the street corners opposite the Council Chambers, chee ... 919 words
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  28. QUEEN WELCOMED ON SOUTH COAST
    Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 - 1954) Thursday 11 February 1954 p 3 Article
    Abstract: WOLLONGONG, Thursday: The time-fuse of weeks of diligent preparation and attention to the minutest detail set off an explosion of thunderous greeting ... 628 words
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  29. Advertising
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 11 February 1954 p 10 Advertising
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    Advertisement for the premiere of 'A Pictorial Record of the Royal Visit to the City of Greater Wollongong’ on 16th February.

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  30. [Wollongong Railway Station decorated for the visit of Queen Elizabeth II]
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    At State Archives, NSW
    [Wollongong Railway Station decorated for the visit of Queen Elizabeth II]
  31. ELIZABETH II, Queen of Great Britain - Visit to Wollongong, 1954
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    At Wollongong City
    ELIZABETH II, Queen of Great Britain - Visit to Wollongong, 1954
  32. ELIZABETH II, Queen of Great Britain - Visit to Wollongong, 1954
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    At Wollongong City
    ELIZABETH II, Queen of Great Britain - Visit to Wollongong, 1954
  33. Exuberant Welcome For Queen 120,000 Line Streets; Cheer Royal Party
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: More than 120,000 wildly waving, exuberantly happy people yesterday thronged the streets of Wollongong to give Queen Elizabeth II the greatest welcom ... 1294 words
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  34. TUMULTUOUS FAREWELL AT BULLI RAILWAY STATION
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At Bulli railway station, magically transformed into a colourful departing site for Royalty, Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh boarded ... 1182 words
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  35. GUARD OF HONOUR INSPECTED
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The Queen inspected a Guard of Honour of Ex-Servicemen before entering the Soldiers' Hall for the Civic Luncheon. The President of the Wollongong R.S ... 72 words
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  36. A HAPPY QUEEN MEETS WOLLONGONG PEOPLE
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: ABOVE: The Queen was escorted by the president of the Wollongong branch of the R.S.L., Mr. F. H. March, as she entered the R.S.L. Hall for a civic lu ... 84 words
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  37. LAUGHING, JOKING QUEEN ENJOYS DRIVE Picnic Atmosphere On Visit To Wollongong By Our Special Reporter
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: There was a picnic air about the Queen's visit to Wollongong yesterday. For the first time since the tour began the day's events were completely info ... 1413 words
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  38. Legacy Ward Steals Royal Hearts At Wollongong Dais
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 4 Article
    Abstract: WOLLONGONG, Thursday.—Janette Kurr, a blonde, nine-year-old Legacy ward, to-day stole the hearts of the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and the gay Woll ... 706 words
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  39. THE QUEEN'S DAY IN WOLLONGONG
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE QUEEN steps on to the dais at the civic welcome in Wollongong (above) with the Mayor, Alderman J. J. Kelly, and Mrs. Kelly. THE PRESIDENT of the ... 139 words
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  40. The Queen Left Tea To Wave
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The Queen interrupted her tea on the Royal train yesterday to wave from the observation platform 436 words
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  41. RETURN FROM WOLLONGONG
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 6 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The Queen looked fresh and happy as she drove from Central Station last night after her long day in Wollongong. Lady Pamela Mountbatten is sitting be ... 30 words
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  42. Queen's Speech Barely Audible WOLLONGONG, Thursday.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 12 February 1954 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Queen's speech at the civic reception at Wolongong to-day was barely aud[?]ble because technicians were 80 words
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  43. QUEEN'S PLEASURE AT SEEING WOLLONGONG
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1954 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Replying to the Address of Welcome extended to her by the Mayor (Ald. J. J. Kelly) on behalf of the people of the district, Queen Elizabeth yesterday 625 words
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  44. Storm Of Cheers Greets Queen And Duke In Crowded Streets ROYAL SALUTE FROM COAST TUMULT OF WELCOME FOR ROYAL PAIR
    Kiama Independent (NSW : 1947 - 1954) Saturday 13 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Amid Celourful Scenes Of Excitement And Jubilation In Wollongong On Thursday The People Of The South Coast Gave Their Beloved Queen And 607 words
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  45. IN CLEAR VOICE QUEEN'S REPLY
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 15 February 1954 p 3 Article
    Abstract: As the Queen replied to an address of welcome by the Mayor Greater Wollongong (Ald. J. J. Kelly) a cool 299 words
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  46. A 'Royal' Welcome at Bulli
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 15 February 1954 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: A tremendous ovation from a crowd of 35,000 greeted the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when they arrived at Slacky Flat Sportsground, Bulli on Thurs ... 1088 words
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  47. Diggers at Mount Keira Greet Queen
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 15 February 1954 p 27 Article
    Abstract: About 400 people, in drizzling rain on the roadside near Mount Keira Diggers' Rest Home, on Thursday morning save an enthusiastic welcome to the Quee ... 934 words
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  48. GAY DECORATIONS FOR ROYAL VISIT
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 15 February 1954 p 28 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Business houses and private homes made a glorious visit of Her Majesty the Queen. Top right is section of crowd at the dais on Barnes Darling corner ... 186 words
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  49. Sad Queen Says Goodbye
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 15 February 1954 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: It was a sad Queen, who said goodbye to the Mayor of Greater Wollongong. Ald. J. J. Kelly, the Town Clerk, Mr. W. H. Mitchell and their wives, as she ... 767 words
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    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Monday 15 February 1954 p 4 Advertising
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    Advertisement for the next day's premiere of 'A Pictorial Record of the Royal Visit to the City of Greater Wollongong’.

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  51. Her Majesty Said—"Thank You For A Splendid Day"
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 18 February 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Just prior to departing from Wollongong to return to Sydney on Thursday, Her Majesty The Queen said to the Mayor of Greater Wollongong, Ald. Kelly: " ... 506 words
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  52. Film of Royal Visit To Wollongong
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 18 February 1954 p 17 Article
    Abstract: Wollongong Theatres this week are showing a film of the Royal Visit to Wollongong. 154 words
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  53. Advertising
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 19 February 1954 p 4 Advertising
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    "Now showing!' advertisement for 'A Pictorial Record of the Royal Visit to the City of Greater Wollongong’.

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  54. Advertising
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 25 February 1954 p 4 Advertising
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    "Special featurette" advertisement for 'A Pictorial Record of the Royal Visit to the City of Greater Wollongong’.

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  55. SHOW TRUST TO PLANT ROW OF PINES
    Illawarra Daily Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Thursday 18 March 1954 p 11 Article
    Abstract: The Wollongong Showground Trust last night decided to plant a row of Norfolk Island pines along 92 words
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  56. Setting a Table Special Feature
    The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) Wednesday 14 April 1954 p 27 Article Illustrated
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    Includes a photograph of the luncheon table setting for the Royal Lunch held in the Wollongong Soldiers Hall on February 11th 1954.

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  57. '54 Greater Wollongong's Most Momentous Year
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 30 December 1954 p 1 Article
    Abstract: 1954 was probably Greater Wollongong's most momentous year. It was a year for the breaking of records, of spectacular development and increased produ ... 4246 words
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