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In 1973, Australia had a new icon -- the Sydney Opera House.
This landmark was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II who was now known as the Queen of Australia.
The nation building of the 1920s continued with the formation of QANTAS (Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services), the growth of the commercial food supply, C E W Bean's official history of the 1914-18 war and the opening of palatial cinemas in the capital cities.
Australia became a member of the League of Nations, the Country Party and the Communist Party were formed and the first woman was elected to an Australian Parliament.
Green bans caused massive debates over heritage and what was or was not worth saving.
Aboriginal Land Rights became part of the political agenda and the Aboriginal flag was designed.
In 1972 the Australian Labor Party won the Federal election after 23 years in opposition.
Gough Whitlam became Prime Minister and immediately ended the National Service call-up.
The Archibald Prize was awarded for the first time; the 'Road to Gundagai' hit the top ten (or would have if there had been one!
The voting age was reduced to 18 years old and university fees were abolished.
Germaine Greer wrote `The Female Eunuch' which became a bible for the rising feminist movement.
The 'White Australia' Policy was established, the Australian Labor Party was formed, Empire Day was inaugurated and the High Court was set up. The New South Wales Aboriginal Protection Board was established and Canberra was chosen as a site for the federal capital.
Questions for research and discussion: It was a time of change.