Tony Wright column: the modest spy and Monterey, Australia's Bletchley Park

By Tony Wright
Updated July 10 2017 - 1:40am, first published 1:30am
THE MODEST SPY: Albury woman Joan Fairbridge, 97, worked alongside the head of Navy signals intelligence, Lieutenant-Commander Jack Newman, as he built his secret directorate, when she was just 20. Picture: MARK JESSER

Drift past an apartment building called Monterey on Queens Road, South Yarra, right across from the Albert Park golf course, and you might, if you were to notice it at all, register it is a fine example of art deco.

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