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History & Culture

Gallery: Australia in the sixties

Aussies mixed protests with mini-skirts during this swirling melting-pot of an era. Whether you remember it or not most people declare that the sixties began in the US and Britain in 1963 and died in 1974. It was an era characterised by huge changes to daily life as technology penetrated homes and our the social fabric was torn apart and sewn back together as a mini-skirt. Ron and Elizabeth Morrison where some of the first ’60s freelance news photographers in Australia, and here are some images from their book Those Were the Days: Australia in the sixties.