In 1988, Australia celebrated the Bicentennial of its colonisation by the British with a year of activities and events. Expo 88 in Brisbane was the venue to hand over a cheque for $5,000 to the ’88 Paralympics Appeal from Pick ‘n Pay Hypermarket, attended by athletes and dignitaries. Seated (front) L-R: Ray Epstein (weightlifting) and Carmel Williams (table tennis). Back L-R: Sir Frank Moore (Chairman of the Queensland Tourist and Travel Corporation), Verlie Seagrove (Secretary-General, Australian Confederation of Sports for the Disabled and coordinator of the 88 Paralympic Appeal), Peter Rice, unknown blond male Paralympic athlete, unknown female Paralympic athlete, and Chris Scott (7-a-side football in 88, later a cyclist).
Date: October 1988