1927 Parliament House opened in Canberra

After the ceremony, the official party, including the Duke and Duchess of York, lunched on ┬áturtle soup, poached schnapper, fillets of beef, roast chicken and ham, straw potatoes, green peas, Canberra pudding, fruit ices, coffee and cheese. ┬áProvision had been made for the public, but the crowd was smaller than anticipated. As a result, more … Continue reading 1927 Parliament House opened in Canberra