This Network Ten Eyewitness News story details the plans for the Sydney Opera House opening ceremony.
With a budget of half a million dollars, the reporter quips that the opening will make anything previous 'look like a country carnival'.
The footage shows organiser Sir Asher Joel talking up the ceremony with the associated watercraft, fireworks and release of balloons.
The story is cut off prematurely. This footage is from a news file footage can (number 2322) from the NFSA collection.
Notes by Beth Taylor