Friday, September 9, 2011


A little hard to read because of the fading but this is one of the best articles I have found describing Canberra in its early years. Written 8 years after the opening of the new provisional Parliament House the article details descriptions, expenditure and income concerns, housing and recreation with an emphasis on the 'garden' nature of the capital. All up a good read I think...

The Mail (Adelaide) - Saturday 6 April 1935


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