Who is Canberra?

By Markus Mannheim
Updated May 28 2018 - 3:37pm, first published May 2 2018 - 11:48am
Illustration: David Pope
Illustration: David Pope

A quarter-century ago, 60 Minutes broadcast a sneering snapshot of Canberra during the early 1990s recession. Its star reporter, Richard Carleton, and his crew filmed the city's wealthiest street, took viewers into busy pubs and did their best to portray every stereotype they could.

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