When the Raiders Come to Town: Lecture with Dr Guy Hansen

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

24 Sep 2019

On 24 September 1989, the Canberra Raiders defeated the Balmain Tigers in the grand final of the New South Wales Rugby League Premiership. In the days following the win Canberra was flooded in a sea of green celebration. On the 30th anniversary of this memorable game, the Library’s Director of Exhibitions, Dr Guy Hansen, will discuss how success on the sporting field added a new dimension to Canberra’s identity and changed how the city was seen beyond its borders.

Event Times

24 Sep 2019

Once Only Event



25 Parkes Place West, National Library of Australia, Parkes, 2600

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