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Former prime minister Bob Hawke inspires potential new suburb at Thoroughbred Park

Melanie Dinjaski
By Melanie Dinjaski
March 25 2022 - 6:30pm
Queen Elizabeth II and former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at Thoroughbred Park on May 8, 1988.

If Thoroughbred Park's chief executive Andrew Clark has his way, the newest suburb in Canberra could be named after one of the nation's most beloved prime ministers.

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Melanie Dinjaski

Melanie Dinjaski

Sports Reporter

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She's covered every code from NRL to NFL, and has experience in print, digital, podcasting, TV and video journalism, having spent time working in newsrooms at Nine, Fox Sports and Seven before moving to the capital. Melanie aims to bring Canberrans all the sports news they need to know - have a story worth sharing? Get in touch!

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