• Short Summary

    In Canberra, workmen are putting the final touches to the new Menzies Library in the Australian National University.

  • Description

    In Canberra, workmen are putting the final touches to the new Menzies Library in the Australian National University.The queen will open the new building during her official visit to the national capital next week.

    In this large temporary pavilion in front of Parliament House the Royal Couple will see an exhibition of the city's past and future development.They will also visit a twelve-sided kiosk on Regatta Point for panoramic views of the development area.

    While workmen polished the floor of the kiosk, others were preparing garden beds in the city along the route of the Jubilee procession - marking the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the city.It will be held next Tuesday.

    Towering flagpoles - one hundred- and-20-feet high - have been erected , while the new Commonwealth Bridge is taking shape as the timber supports are removed.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYAU6T0RSMVHIN4GAZQ0MCZB1
    Media URN:
    VLVAYAU6T0RSMVHIN4GAZQ0MCZB1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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