Bogong Moths by Jim Williams & Matthew Harding
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Canberra is the capital city of Australia. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), 280 kilometers (170 miles) southwest of Sydney, and 660 kilometers (410 miles) northeast of Melbourne.

FYI - @AustraliaGreat spotlights ACT and Canberra on Mondays. More info on Google+


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ABC Canberra - @666canberra

Canberra's pastoral history lives on at Yarralumla and Duntroon - Long before the city was built, the area was a giant sheep run, home to some hard-nosed Scottish settlers whose legacy can be seen at landmarks like Yarralumla and Duntroon. And long before sheep ran across the limestone plains, Aboriginal tribes gathered to feast on the bogong moths the region is famous for.

Arboretum - Canberra is a city founded on trees. We explore the history and the future - in a large new Arboretum - a collection of 100 forests.

Canberra bushfires: ten years on - CSIRO plant ecologist Michael Doherty explains how the bush has recovered in the decade since the 2003 bushfires.

Canberra – inspired idea or historic mistake? - Canberra has always had its detractors as well as its enthusiastic supporters.

Iconic Buildings: The Shine Dome, Canberra - It's a great example of how no building can ever be seen in isolation; that it's always subject to the influence of others.


Canberra ACT
ACT Photographers


2016 Election: October 15

News -


Canberra Cavalry - facebook - @CanberraCavalry
Listen to home games on Mixlr (showreel)

Narrabundah Ballpark, aka the Fort

The Fort at MIT Ballpark was established in 2010 through cooperation with the ACT Government and due to the efforts of the "Let's Do It, Canberra!" campaign.

ABL - Narrabundah Ballpark

Elsewhere on the Web

Territory and Municipal Services
Australian Science Foundation
Canberra is the Best City in Australia - @The_RiotACT
Canberra: Full Circle 2013
Explore Canberra: interactive walking map

national capital authority

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Australian National Botanic Gardens


National Science and Technology Centre
Museum of Australian Democracy

National Library

The National Library is located on Parkes Place in the central Canberra suburb of Parkes in the Parliamentary Triangle. @nlagovau


National Parks Association of the ACT

  • Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve
  • Gungaderra Nature Reserve
  • Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserve
  • Kama Nature Reserve
  • Mount Majura Nature Reserve
  • Mount Mugga Mugga Nature Reserve
  • Mount Painter Nature Reserve
  • Mulanggari Nature Reserve
  • Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
  • Pinnacle Nature Reserve


The Canberra Nature Map App allows you to quickly upload your own sightings and browse species guides when you're out and about exploring - even without any mobile reception!
Download for iPhone
Download for Android

Look for the Australian reed warblers and friends at the Canberra Dump water reservoir

Government - @envcomm_act

Rugby Union


Rugby League


Canberra Cycling Club


Floriade 2013
30th anniversary in 2017



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act - Canberra - Floriade - Kangaroos - Light Rail - Parliament


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