Canberra Camps, Settlements & Early Housing

Permanent Suburbs - Drafts for Builders of Canberra 1909-1929

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The first permanent suburbs were Eastlake, Ainslie and Blandfordia [Forrest].  Westridge [Brickyards] was a mixture of temporary and permanent and the Power House [Barton] was also a mixture of camps and permanent.  The following chapters give an overview of the permanent prior to the arrival of the public servants and others in 1927 and the few permanent cottages erected 1921-1922.

Permanent Canberra Introduction


Eastlake - Kingston

Deakin, Blandfordia

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