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Opening day at Chadstone Shopping Centre

23 December 2021

Will you be spending your Boxing Day tracking down the best deals? If you are, there's a good chance you're lining up at Chadstone Shopping Centre.

When the centre opened its doors on 3 October 1960 it was the biggest single retail development in Australia's history. It covered a 30-acre site in Eastern Melbourne and cost six million pounds to develop, changing Australian retail forever.

Watch the video above to be transported back to opening day at Chadstone Shopping Centre, which attracted 7500 prospective shoppers with many more watching the launch on television.

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