Canberra's holiday destination Narooma and the Justin Hemmes effect

By Megan Doherty
Updated December 17 2021 - 8:46pm, first published 6:00pm
Justin Hemmes (left) on the beach at Narooma. Picture: Narooma News

Narooma is one of Canberra's favourite summer playgrounds but a newspaper headline last month suggesting billionaire Justin Hemmes thought the South Coast town could eventually "rival Noosa" struck fear into the heart of many who've enjoyed an old-school holiday there. But he's denied ever saying it.

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