Passing of Her Majesty Queen – Wollongong

  • When: 10 April 1970
  • Who: Her Majesty The Queen, HRH Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles The Prince of Wales and Princess Anne
  • Mayor: Lord Mayor of Wollongong Ernie Ford, Deputy Mayor Rube Hargrave
  • Sailing up the east coast of Australia Disembarked the Royal Yacht HMY Britannia, which is docked at Port Kembla Harbour
  • Visited: Town Hall at Crown Street, Wollongong Education Complex
  • It was in 1970 when Queen Elizabeth II granted the title of Lord Mayor to the city and that the current name ‘City of Wollongong’ was adopted.
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