Mt Franklin memories: The thrill of taking the high road

By Matthew Higgins
May 20 2022 - 2:00pm
Annetta and Walter Dowling at the junction of the Mt Franklin and Brindabella roads in the 1940s, an intersection wryly referred to as Piccadilly Circus. Picture: Courtesy of the Dowling family

On the skyline south-west of Canberra is the ACT's highest road. The Mt Franklin Road has for decades taken people into the Brindabellas. It is an inspiring drive along a road steeped in story.



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