The Girl of the Year events were held to celebrate the fundraising achievements of the participants. This footage was originally aired by Channel 7: presenter Geoff Raymond is the master of ceremonies, TV personality Dan Webb is the Chairman of the judging panel, and Dame Elisabeth Murdoch is seen giving a passionate and grateful speech to all the participants.

Film Title: Girl of the Year 1962
Production Date: 1962
Location: The Royal Children’s Hospital; Carlton, Victoria
Media: 16mm black and white film, sound
Measurement: 40.23 minutes
Maker: The Royal Children’s Hospital
Rights: Film courtesy of Channel 7
Accession Number: 2018.2468


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