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The Fashion Plate. Virginia Robinson, William Verity on piano. School life. John Brown (JB) & Ann Dennis. Charlie Perkins. Charlie Perkins & Jim Spigelman. Run off the road. Machteld Harli, Robyn Iredale & Darce Cassidy. Lest we forget. Steve Rutley & Charlie Perkins. No, no, no. Eileen Cain. Resistance to the Rule. Fay Green. Hidden Soundfields: Park. Archival sounds from Freedom Rides and recordings from Freedom Rids re-enactment 2015. RSL. Fay Green.

Photo acknowledgement: Archival photos made available with the permission of Anne Curthoys. Thanks also to Sydney University (© University of Sydney / Victoria Baldwin 2015) and William Verity for Freedom Ride reenactment photos. Note: Image of Charlie Perkins in bus (taken by Robert McFarlane) was not taken during the Freedom Rides.