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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).
1 November 2002
The Telstra Ballet Dancer Award is launched, on the eve of the company’s 40th birthday, with the aim of nurturing young talent. Many of the dancers who have been winners or even nominees speak of the Award as a massive incentive to their careers, and the winners of the award often go on to great success.