Passport issued to Rupert Bates on 9 March 1978. Dark blue vinyl cover featuring the Australian Coat of Arms printed in gold, a crown and the text: "AUSTRALIA/PASSPORT". Perforated number upper edge. Contents include a colour photograph of Bates, his date of birth, brief description, address and signature. The passport was last dated and stamped in May1978.
H: 155 W: 100 D: 4mm (H: 6 1/8 W: 3 15/16 D: 3/16")
Rupert Bates; 18 Oct 1904; 06 Oct 1993
Commonwealth of Australia Government
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Rupert Bates