Lord Forster on his way to open final session of Parliament before its move to Canberra.
Item title reads - Opening of Commonwealth Parliament. Lord Forster - the retiring Governor - opens the final session before Parliament is moved to Canberra - Australia's Bush capital. Melbourne, Australia.
M/S as Lord Forster rides along in his carriage with soldiers lined up and people watching from the side, they put their hats on when he gets out. M/S as soldiers stand to attention. L/S as he walks down the line of soldiers inspecting them. L/S as he gets out of his carriage and walks up the steps through the crowds.