The Volunteers: How Ordinary Australians Brought about the Extraordinary Success of the Sydney 2000 Games
The Sydney Olympics and Paralympics brought to the world's attention the army of 50,000 volunteers who got the Olympic show on the road. Max Walker, a sporting hero himself, was inspired to make a tribute to their amazing efforts, to coincide with the first anniversary of the Games.
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