West Lakes: you'll want to live here (1974)





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Published on May 23, 2012

Shows the development of the West Lakes residential suburb in the 1970s. Situated along the beach just west of Adelaide in South Australia, the area is described in the film as a wasteland near the sea. Includes footage of the area pre-development, then South Australian Premier Don Dunstan and Deputy Premier Des Corcoran, aerial views of the land and coastal development, creation of the central lake, Football Park and the finished suburb.

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State Library catalogue record:

South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide, 1974.

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