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Who shafted Les Darcy?
What made Australian boxing legend Les Darcy stow away to America two days before the 1916 Conscription plebiscite? What crime led Australian and American newspapers to vilify him mercilessly? Why did three American state governors ban him from boxing? Roger Ley revisits this century old cold case.
Harrison Craig – King of Vegas
Harrison Craig’s unique tone and crooning style sets him apart in his genre. See him live on stage during his Kings of Vegas: Lounge Sessions tour.
The two-hour concert will showcase songs from the Craig’s Kings Of Vegas album.
The Band of the Royal Military College is proud to present Marziale. This spectacular military themed concert features one of Australia’s finest military bands, Canberra’s own RMC Band joined by music students from the Australian National University School of Music.
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FACTS & STATS
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The ACT stands for the ‘Australian Capital Territory’, and is Australia’s smallest self-governed territory comprising 2,359km2 of bushland and one major city – Canberra.
of our population were born overseas