Summary

Letter inviting Councillor G.G. Fullarton, Mayor of Keilor, to join the official party on the dais at the opening of the Tullamarine Freeway, presided over by Sir Henry Bolte, Premier of Victoria, on Tuesday 3rd February 1970. Issue on Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works letterhead from 110 Spencer Street, Melbourne, 29 January 1970.

Graeme Fullarton was living in East Keilor at the time, where he had purchased a block of land in November 1959 on a new housing estate and later built a house with his wife Elaine. In 1966 Graeme stood as an independent candidate in the City of Keilor municipal elections and was successful, serving as a councillor for several years and as Mayor in 1969-1970. He represented the City of Keilor as a guest at the official opening of the new Melbourne Airport, at Tullamarine and at events to mark the opening of the Tullamarine and Calder Freeways.

Physical Description

Electric typed letter on single sheet of quarto-sized letterhead with circular crest of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works printed in blue in the top centre. Below is stamped 'CITY OF KEILOR RECEIVED 30 JAN 1970'.

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