This short Nine Network news item heralds the arrival of Circus Oz for a season of performances at Melbourne Town Hall in 2002.
Founded in 1978 in Melbourne, Circus Oz is an animal-free troupe that incorporates circus acts, theatre and music.
The company is also known for its strong social justice agenda, including women's rights, land rights for Australia's First Peoples and strong opposition to the detention of asylum seekers.
Circus Oz has performed in 27 countries across five continents and has broken box-office records at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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