november memories / 24

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

24th November, 1946 : The Australian Government plans to build a rocket testing range in South Australia. However, there is already concern that the range could present a danger to Aborigines living in the area. Cabinet has come to an arrangement with Britain, which considers the proposed site, Mount Eba, about 200 miles north-west of Port Augusta, to be ideal for the tests.

 

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