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The role of public parks and gardens

Posted by John Zeaiter on

The iconic holds sway here in my country town of Katoomba, NSW. Built in 1883 and then re-named three years later in honour of the then Governor of New South Wales, Lord Carrington, the beautiful and originally-designed building is built on the highest point in one of the highest townships in the Blue Mountains. As well as its front lawns playing host to a variety of fundraisers, activities and events (as I speak the much-loved Blue Mountains Ukelele Festival is being held!), its gardens provide a respite and source of relaxation for town residents and visitors alike. With its mix...

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