'Canberra Literary Centre of Australia' compiled by Rosemary Sorensen

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February–March 1991, no. 128

'Canberra Literary Centre of Australia' compiled by Rosemary Sorensen

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February–March 1991, no. 128

In his Canberra 1913–1950 Jim Gibbney summarises the indecisions which accompanied the establishment of a site for Canberra around the turn of the century. When finally, in De­cember 1908, Yass-Canberra was decreed the Seat of Government, it brought to a close nearly two decades of hesitation – at least Australia knew where the Federal Capital was to be situated, if not what kind of city it was to be.

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