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Footage from the Australian Deaf Games in Perth, held in 1970-71 – social events, WA Deaf Society building, a motel, a cityscape, a ferry trip, some races, a group photo, lawn bowls, tennis, netball, feeding bears at a zoo, a railway station and a train trip. It looks like some of the footage might actually be from the 1973-74 games (see Archival Footage 9).

SOURCE
NSW Deaf Community Collection (Deaf Connect).

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