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Karen Grillo Snaidero and Mayor John Dal Broi recall the 1987 Griffith High Graduation Ball

Oliver Jacques
Updated November 2 2017 - 10:55am, first published 10:32am

At the Griffith High School graduation ball 30 years ago last week, Karen Grillo Snaidero gave her date a wallet with a two dollar note in it, just months before the banks notes were withdrawn from circulation from Australian currency. 

Oliver Jacques

Oliver Jacques


Moved to Griffith as a refugee from Sydney traffic and housing prices. Previously freelanced for The Guardian, ABC, SBS and Daily Telegraph. Email story ideas to