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Some of the text in The Australian Ballet timeline is adapted from essays in Luminous. These were written by Valerie Lawson (The Sixties), Jill Sykes (The Seventies), Lee Christofis (The Eighties), Michael Shmith (The Nineties) and Deborah Jones (The New Millennium).
The inaugural Telstra Young Ballet Dancer of the Year Award (later the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award) is announced at the Melbourne Telstra Ballet at the Bowl performance. Matthew Lawrence wins the prize; Danielle Rowe wins the People’s Choice award.