1982 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

1982 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the 1982 Commonwealth Games was held on 30 September 1982 at the QEII Stadium in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

The ceremony was directed by Ric Birch. The chairman for the XII Commonwealth Games was Sir Edward Williams, KBE, KCMG.
Sir Edward was later decorated Australian of the Year for 1982.

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