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Migrants are helping to bring a 5 million pounds communications "wonder" into operation in Australia. It is a six tube coaxial cable, 2 in. wide and 606 miles long, between Sydney and Melbourne. The cable - which crosses rivers, creeks, gorges and mountains - will open a new era in telephone, telegraph and television transmission in Australia. It will come into operation early next year. This project is the biggest single job ever tackled by Australia's post Office. Tidying up with a chain saw - Hank van Vanee, 28, from Holland. He also drives a front-end loader

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A12111, 1/1961/16/34
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