THE mowing season starts in earnest this week with some spring cleaning of road verges and other grassed areas in parks and public spaces, says the director of City Presentation, Stephen Alegria. He says last year’s mowing […]
SEVENTY Five years ago today an RAAF Hudson bomber carrying a large chunk of the Menzies Cabinet and the Australian High Command crashed into a hill overlooking Canberra airport with no survivors.
With the country deeply embroiled in the Second World War this was something of a blow to the nation and arguably the Menzies Government never recovered.
The War Memorial has a page on today’s commemoration which will include a last post in honour of General Sir Cyril Brudenell Bingham White, Chief of the General Staff.
Wikipedia also offers further reading.