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Oct. 20, 1973. Sir Roden and Lady Cutler, and Sir Robert and Lady Askin with Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh at the opening of the Opera House.
Feb. 4, 1972. Minister for Public Works Davis Hughes and Premier Robert Askin tour the concert hall of the Sydney Opera House during construction. Hughes had forced Utzon's resignation five years earlier.
January 1968. Part of the shells which form the roof of the Sydney Opera House, still under construction after 10 years of work.
March 8, 1966. Architect Jorn Utzon after a press conference with a scale model of the Sydney Opera House.
March 3, 1966. Students protest and march from Sydney Opera House to Parliament House in Sydney after the resignation of architect Jorn Utzon.
Oct. 22, 1966. While the exterior of the Opera House was mostly completed in 1966, the interiors had to be significantly redesigned after Utzon's resignation.
1965. Architect Jørn Utzon in front of the Sydney Opera House, eight years after his designed was selected and six years into construction.
June 20, 1960. Tradesmen working on the construction of the Sydney Opera House live in caravans on-site at Bennelong Point.
Dec. 30, 1958. The tram shed at Bennelong Point is demolished to make way for the construction of the Opera House.