The Land Of Oz
July : Rod Laver wins the first Open Wimbledon championships to follow his two amateur titles. Over 100 students arrested after anti-
August : Joh Bjelke-
September : Two Catholic priests in Melbourne are suspended after publicly opposing Pope Rual IV’s doctrine banning birth control. South Melbourne rover Bobby Skilton wins his third Brownlow Medal and Carlton defeat Essendon by three points to take the VFL premiership before a record crowd of 116,823. Australian tennis and golf legend Sir Norman Brookes died at age 90. Protests in New Zealand as French resume nuclear testing at Mururoa Atoll.