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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).
August – September 1973
The Australian Ballet tours to the USSR; conditions are difficult, with fresh food hard to find and a feeling of constant surveillance, but ecstatic audiences make up for the tough times.
Also in 1973
The Friends of The Australian Ballet NSW is formed.