Prince Philip dubbed Canberra a city without a soul. But it didn't stop him coming back

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated April 10 2021 - 10:18pm, first published 3:00pm
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, arrives in Canberra on October 14, 1973, where he was met at the Fairbairn RAAF base by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, right. Picture: Peter Ford

Pamela Gates once found herself in conversation with the Duke of Edinburgh at the British Embassy in Rio de Janeiro.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.