Hidden Canberra

History of Canberra

 

Click to view and/or read a part of Canberra's history.

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Button Wrinklewort

This small flower is an endangered species. It grows in Stirling Park and the Majura Firing Range ACT, with the largest 'population' in Stirling Park.

Brickyards - Westridge

Brickyards 2 - Westridge - Draft

Draft for the revised version of 'Builders of Canberra' - Westridge, Yarralumla

Brickyards Section 1       Brickyards Section 1 cont. 

John Foster - Rose Garden, Old Parliament House

  

*John Foster 1940s Rose Garden Old Parliament House (photograph
courtesy Claire Brinkmann)

 

Canberra Locals - Part 2

Henry Edwin Horne (Canberra) - Henry read at the opening of Parliament in 1927

Stirling Ridge, Yarralumla

 

One of the scarred trees on Stirling Ridge
Has spiritual significance to the Aboriginal people - Below detail of the scar. This tree was fully grown before the arrival of Europeans. [Ref report and discussions with Dr Robert Boden and Ngunawal elder, Mr Don Bell] 

Builders of Canberra 1909-1929 - Draft

BUILDERS OF CANBERRA 1909-1929 DRAFT FOR REVISED EDITION

A) COTTER RIVER UPDATE

B) ACTON