[First filed: May 21, 2010 @ 10:45]
One of the tragedies of Parliament House was that when it opened in 1988 it had built into it an intricate mechanised system for moving correspondence around the building. Ten years later the internet had obsoleted the vast majority of its work.
But “tonywilson1972” has posted the fascinating workings of the system onto YouTube with the following note:
Tony Wilson gets a tour of the ingenious mail distribution system set up at Parliament House, Canberra. First screened on ‘Dimensions’ ABCTV, 2000.