Mt Gambier Factory opens

In March 1972, production of FJ shorts commenced at the Fletcher Jones Pleasant Park Factory in Mt Gambier. The factory was officially opened by the Premier of South Australia, Don Dunstan in September of the same year.  

Fletcher Jones and Dick Tongue planting a tree at the Mt Gambier factory, 1972.  Photo: Jones Family Collection

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