RiotACT post: Tired Telstra Tower has sky high possibilities

June 19, 2015
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I had fun writing this RiotACT post about finding better ways to use our charmingly 1980s Telstra Tower. I didn’t know that our first Chief Minister Rosemary Follett led the protests against the construction of the tower! But we really do need to fix it up:

Chief Minister Andrew Barr is on record as wanting Canberra to be the “coolest little capital city”. And while the tower might have seen better days, it is iconic and will continue to attract tourists. As one of the first experiences that many tourists have of Canberra, let’s use some creativity and investment to make it unforgettable.