Kangaroo Soft Toy
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CH classification CIVIC MEMENTOES Souvenirs
© XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES \ AUSTRALIA 1982 FOUNDATION \ ALL NEW MATERIALS - ACRYLIC FIBER \ THIS ITEM MEETS OR EXCEEDS ALL \ AUSTRALIAN SAFETY REGULATIONS \ INCLUDING FLAMMABILITY ACT \ MADE IN KOREA 3
Unassuming and uniquely Australian a giant mechanical kangaroo named ‘Matilda’ captivated the world at the Games Opening Ceremony with her endearing winks and beguiling flutter directed towards Prince Phillip . The official mascot proved to be one of the most successful elements of the marketing programme for the Games.