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#19787 - Farrer's dream for the Federal Capital at Waniassa

Resource ID
Location
19787
Newsletters ed.376, Sept 2001
Title/subtitle
Farrer's dream for the Federal Capital at Waniassa
Author/Creator
Hall, Michael
Format
Newsletter article
Identifier
Farrer, William
Publisher
Canberra & District Historical Society
Summary
William Farrer, the internationally reknowned wheat breeder, proposed, in 1901, that Waniassa, in the Tuggeranong valley south of Canberra, be the site of the new Australian capital. He and John Gale produced a pamphlet to push their case to Members of Parliament.
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