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The Weightlifting.

Lifting 5 kilos more than he ever lifted before, Australian tuna fisherman Dean Lukin wins a Gold Medal in the Weightlifting (the first ever for Australia). Back home Australia's Prime Minister Bob Hawke has trouble keeping the ANZUS Treaty alive thanks to statements by Governor General Bill Hayden and the New Zealand Government.