Canberra was in the grip of a heatwave – the longest in its recorded history. After two weeks of hot weather, the temperature topped the century once more, as 800 visitors swarmed into town for the 1939 meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS).
Below is a selection of audio recordings of lectures and talks produced by the National Archives.
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|Dr David Lee – Stanley Melbourne Bruce: The forgotten prime minister, 11 April 2010||43:05 minutes||40.4mb||Paper|