60 years on, Footscray stand strong

“Footscray went mad with joy. Bands played, train whistles blew, cars honked and men, women and children cried with delight. Bursting rockets in red, white and blue intermittently lit up the Footscray sky.”*
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That was Footscray, in the heart of Melbourne’s western suburbs, 60 years ago this September.

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