Notes on the Geography of Australia: Central Perth 1: Photo 11
This is the Dumas House, completed in 1965 near Parliament House and intended for staff offices. The premier at the time, David Brand, said at its opening, "I believe history will look back on the 'sixties as one of the landmarks in the story of our State." That's probably true, but he couldn't quit while he was ahead and so proceeded to burble of "a new age of development--aided by science, aided by an unprecedented inflow of capital funds, aided by great enthusiasm for the harnessing of our enormous resources and spurred on by the enterprise of thousands of people." Better if he had just winked and said, "Boys, get that ore."
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