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Newspaper clipping - Eltham loves a parade, Diamond Valley News (Eltham), Vol. 33, No. 32, 14 August 1979, p1

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

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1979, anne mandel, ansell and muir, bundoora, elections, eltham festival, eltham rugby football club, greensborough cib, helen wells, joh ebeli, ken hines, lyon bros ford, norfolk crescent, parade floats, peter bassett-smith, robert marshall, russell yeoman, shire of diamond valley, shire of eltham, shire of eltham historical society, siege, slovenian association of melbourne, tony zalewski, victoria police valour award
Historical information
Feature news story about 1979 Eltham Parade with photo of Society members Joh Ebeli and Russell Yeoman pushing Peter Bassett-Smith along in a wheelbarrow. Others featured were Eltham Rugby club float and Anne Mandel of the Slovenian Association of Melbourne.

Other story on "Council elections provide shocks" featured the defeat of Eltham sitting councillors, Ken Hines and Helen Wells with Shire president Cr, Robert Marshall returned with a commanding majority.

Reverse side (p2) story "Laughing cop no softy" is a feature article on Tony Zalewski of Greensborough CIB who was the key policeman involved in a hour-long siege in Norfolk Crescent, Bundoora in 1978 and for which he received the Victoria Police Valour Award
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7 Mar 2019 at 3:36PM