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The Olympic Torch Relay comes to Redcliffe - June 2000

Updated: Apr 25

The 2000 Summer Olympic Torch relay was the transferral of the Olympic Flame to Sydney in the build up to the 2000 Sydney Olympics.The torch passed through Redcliffe on the 15th June 2000 on its journey around Australia.

2 Redcliffe based photographers, Duane Hart and Michael Broadbent through Duane's Brisbane based sports photo agency Sporting Images, were accredited to cover the Olympic Games in Sydney as part of the Australian Media contingent.

Suttons Beach

Olympic Torch Relay - Redcliffe 15th June 2000. photo:Michael Broadbent

Julie Mcdonald with the Olympic Torch Relay - Suttons Beach Redcliffe 15th June 2000.

Photo:Michael Broadbent

Photo:Michael Broadbent

Cathy Freeman lights the flame inside the Olympic Stadium. Photo:Duane Hart

2000 Opening Ceremony - Australian team Photo:Duane Hart

Duane's sports portfolio including images from the Sydney Olympics can be found at :

Olympic Torch Relay - Suttons Beach Redcliffe 15th June 2000. The original poster is on display in the Jetty Arcade on Redcliffe Parade. Copies available from shop 12a in the Cominos Arcade.

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