ABC Stateline Canberra: "The Dames of Dumaresq Street"

On Friday 24th July 2009, ABC Stateline ACT showed a special edition covering the story of four friends and neighbours who moved to Canberra in the early Sixties,when Dickson was so remote it was described as North Yass. Videos of the story can be viewed here*: Joan Kellett’s story Joan Kellett and her husband missed the sea when they moved to Canberra. Joan remembers the building of Dickson pool and her early involvement with swim programs – nearly 50 years later, she is still involved. Maureen Rogers’ story Maureen Rogers moved to Dumaresq St when her husband was posted to

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