Monday, 18 March 2013
Picture of the Month - March 2013
Canberra, Australia’s ‘National Capital’, celebrates its centenary on 12 March. On that day in 1913, the foundation stones were laid for a ‘Commencement Column’ and the new Australian capital was officially named ‘Canberra’ by Lady Denman, wife of the then Governor-General.
It would be remiss not to point out that Melbourne was the seat of Australia’s Federal government for over a quarter of a century. Read more...