Maybe it was a slow news time in Queensland for this article to emerge in a time when any news from the new Federal Capital was of interest. What interests me today was if it was a serious suggestion or the residents around the new Canberra "having a lend" of the Nation's collective interest.
From other reports I have read dingos in the area were pretty thick on the ground. The settlers however proved their point as evident by the result...
The Queenslander - 6 June 1929
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