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Government Records about the Australian Capital Territory


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Topographical map of the Federal Territory Australia, circa 1910.

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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, Canberra, 1964. Construction of the bridge began in March 1961 and it was opened in November 1963.

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Tuggeranong Public School’s punishment book, circa 1898.

From Chapter 1

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Lady Denman names the federal capital city 'Canberra', 12 March 1913.

From Chapter 2

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The design of FFC Type 9, one of the more popular floor plans offered by the Federal Capital Commission, 1926.

From Chapter 3

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Albert Hall, Canberra, 1928.

From Chapter 3

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Manuka Pool under construction, Canberra, 1930.

From Chapter 4

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Administrative Building, Parkes, 1957.

From Chapter 4

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Monaro Shopping Mall, Civic, 1966.

From Chapter 5

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Prime Minister John Gorton at Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station during the Apollo 11 moon landing, 1969.

From Chapter 5

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An aerial view of Woden Valley showing the expanding suburban growth of Canberra, 1968.

From Chapter 6

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Image no: 12

National Capital Development Commission stand at the Home Show, Canberra, 1974.

From Chapter 6

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Rosemary Follett, Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory, 1989 and 1991–95.

From Chapter 7

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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, 1977.

From Chapter 7

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Image no: 15

Conference delegates in front of the Australian Institute of Anatomy, McCoy Circle, Acton, 1933.

From Chapter 8

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Proposed development of the National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1968.

From Chapter 8

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Image no: 17

Googong Dam under construction, circa 1977.

From Chapter 9

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Image no: 18

An aerial view of Narrabundah High School, Canberra, 1972

From Chapter 10

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Image no: 19

The switch-room unit, which served the 10 million volt proton synchrotron installation at the Australian National University, Canberra, 1955.

From Chapter 10

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Workers in the kitchen, Woden Valley Hospital, Canberra, 1992.

From Chapter 11

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Image no: 21

Minutes of ACT Advisory Council Meeting relating to law and order, 22 April 1963.

From Chapter 12

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Image no: 22

Canberra Fire Brigade, 1928.

From Chapter 12

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Image no: 23

Proposal for Lutheran Portion, Woden Public Cemetery, 1952.

From Chapter 13

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Image no: 24

Very Fast Train concept drawing of Gungahlin Terminus, circa 1990.

From Chapter 14

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Bus shelter installation, Erindale, 1990.

From Chapter 14

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A scene from Jesus Christ Superstar, performed at the Canberra Theatre, 1980.

From Chapter 15

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Cattle on parade at the Canberra Show, 1979.

From Chapter 15

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Image no: 28

Floriade, Canberra, 1988.

From Chapter 16

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'Canberra, Australian Capital Territory' travel poster, 1932. © James Northfield Heritage Trust

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Government Records about the Australian Capital Territory - Rear cover

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Government Records about the Australian Capital Territory - Book front cover

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