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Unearthing Canberra Stories

Unearthing Canberra Stories
a local history workshop Learning session

Members of the federal cabinet standing on the newly laid foundations of Parliament House, Canberra, ca. 1924
28 March 2018, 13:00-14:00
Ferguson Room, Level 1


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Prior to the construction of Canberra as a planned city there stands a rich history of people, events and places, before and after European settlement. 

The National Library of Australia, by virtue of it's role and its location, stands as one of the strongest custodians of records relating to the local history of the region.

Join this session to gain insights into the resources and services the Library has to offer the interested local historian.