Canberrans do not deserve the great city title

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:31pm, first published October 7 2014 - 11:30pm

Two minutes after the customary expression of pleasure by Canberra folk about having their city recognised again as having the highest standard of living in the world, its citizens should stop to contemplate how little they deserve the title, what little use they are making of their circumstances and how easily it could all be taken away.

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