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The ABC broadcast a minute selection of edited highlights, scoring record Sunday night ratings.
Our people were out of the closets and into the streets. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Every night there would be new people showing up to give jobs to and organise into teams which would make things happen.
The music suddenly had to stop at 3am when one reveller got too high - he climbed up a girder and the venue was briefly cleared out while he was deftly and safely rescued.