Traditional custodians, police reckon with aftermath of Old Parliament House fire

Hannah Neale
Miriam Webber
By Hannah Neale, and Miriam Webber
December 31 2021 - 7:23am
Police guard the scene of the fire at Old Parliament House on Friday. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Ngunawal and Ngambri traditional custodians are reckoning with the aftermath of a destructive protest which saw the historic doors and portico of Old Parliament House burnt, orchestrated by a group they say is not local.

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Hannah Neale

Hannah Neale

Reporter

Hannah is a general reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering the early breaking news shift and is ready to chase your morning headlines. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT. Twitter: @neale_hannah

Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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