MEDIA proprietor Kerry Stokes presented the Australian War Memorial with more than 800 of the fragile First World War photographic glass plates in August, featuring images of Australians who fought on the Somme in the First World War. Photo by Silas Brown.
AFTER Olympic fever hit in July, hundreds of Canberrans gathered in August to welcome home 34 of Australia’s Olympians, who signed autographs and met fans in Civic Square. Australia finished tenth on the medal tally with seven gold, 16 silver and 12 bronze. Photo by Silas Brown.