Canberra was politics-free zone in the 1940s under a young Robert Menzies

By Stephen Holt
Updated May 26 2019 - 1:18pm, first published 12:00am
Sheep outside Old Parliament House circa 1940. Picture: National Library of Australia/RC Strangman
Sheep outside Old Parliament House circa 1940. Picture: National Library of Australia/RC Strangman

Canberra now elects five federal parliamentarians and is the site for pre-election addresses and debates at the National Press Club.

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