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Peter Rasey is Editor and Producer of the Foundation Expo '88 YouTube Channel and has held various public roles in Expo 88 Anniversary Committees.

Inauguration of Expo 1988 Brisbane. Image credit: Queensland State Archives

Thirty-five years ago today, Specialised Expo 1988 Brisbane opened its gates, welcoming visitors with the slogan “Together we’ll show the world”. The Expo, which put Brisbane on a global stage and transformed the South Bank area, is still remembered as a game changer for the city. Here are five interesting facts about Expo 1988 Brisbane:

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