Queen Elizabeth II Visits Australia 1954
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National Museum of Australia - Royal Romance

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This sight only has a little bit of information about the Queen's first visit to Australia and it compares her first visit to her most recent. 

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Queen in Australia (1954)

The Queen in Australia is a landmark in Australian history. It not only records the first visit by a reigning monarch to Australia, it was also the first col...
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This YouTube clip shows the arrival of the Queen in 1954 and the mass of people that turned out to welcome her. This is a good clip as it is original.

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Queen Elizabeth II visits Australia - 80 Days That Changed Our Lives - ABC Archives

Queen Elizabeth II visits Australia - 80 Days That Changed Our Lives - ABC Archives | Queen Elizabeth II Visits Australia 1954 | Scoop.it
The 1954 Royal Tour was the biggest single event ever organised in Australia. An estimated 75% of the population turned out to catch a glimpse of their new Queen.
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A fantastic website; '80 Days That Changed Our Lives', one of which was the Queen Elizabeths visit to Australia. Includes audio as well as photos and written information. 

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Australia Post – Royal Tour

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As this program amply illustrates, an excited Australian public turned out in droves to see the Queen in 1954. For the PMG, her visit represented a coming of age.
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The over voice tells us of the excitement of the Queens visit to Australia for the first time and how Australia prepared for the occasion.

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Queen Elizabeth II and prime minister Menzies, 1954

Queen Elizabeth II and prime minister Menzies, 1954 | Queen Elizabeth II Visits Australia 1954 | Scoop.it
This is a black-and-white photograph of Queen Elizabeth II with prime minister Robert Menzies at an official function during the royal visit to Australia in 1954.
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This gives us a bit of background information about the Queen's visit and the relationship Australia and Great Britian had. 

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Queen Elizabeth's first visit to Australia

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Queen Elizabeth's tour of Australia in October will be her 16th. Take a look at her very first, in 1954.
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A collection of photos from Queen Elizabeth's visit to Australia in 1954 telling a story from her journey's. 

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