8 June 2023

QUIZ: Which town was originally chosen as Australia's capital city?

| John Coleman and Jeremy Jones
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Armidale, Canberra, Sydney

It almost wasn’t Canberra! Photo: File.

The Seat of Government Act 1904 proclaimed … where to be Australia’s capital? Who invented the saying ‘a diamond is forever’? And how well do you know cheeses?

It’s all in this week’s quiz.

Take the quiz alone, challenge friends or colleagues, but hit the Take the Quiz button below to start (and don’t forget to share your score).

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Dalgety -because it’s as cold and miserable like Canberra! You have to realize that in that era air conditioning was not yet invented and so they looked for a place with cool nights in summer -so Dalgety and Canberra fitted the bill! Personally I wish “Canberra” had been up there near Byron Bay!

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