Canberra Local Customs

  • Driving, Road Rules
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  • Local Customs
    by ATXtraveler
  • Local Customs
    by ATXtraveler

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  • 1. Driving, Road Rules

    I noticed that in Canberra, above all other cities in Australia, Ute drivers had something to say. In particular, this driver's vehicle was a rolling billboard, although he had so many messages, I...

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  • 2. Tipping, GST

    In general it is not customary to tip in Australia though this is now changing and ten percent will sometimes be added to hotel bills. In some of the more exclusive restaurants it is usual to tip up...

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  • 3. Dress

    Canberra is the seat of the Australian Government and as such the dress code in Canberra is a little more formal than in other cities in the country. For business people it is the norm for both men...

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  • 4. Climate

    The temperatures in Canberra vary considerably from summer to winter. Rug up for the winter months as temps often drop below zero at night and are usually below 10C in the day. . In summer the...

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  • 5. Laws/Crime

    In every state there is a State Police Force. eg; NSW Police When your in Canberra they have the Federal Police. In other states Federal Police are reserved for my bigger issues Such as Customs,...

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  • 6. Festivals, markets

    The day we were in Canberra (Feb 2005), we were lucky to catch the start of a 10 day multicultural festival, held in one of the main squares of the city. There was free entertainment by travelling...

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  • 7. Eating and drinking

    The ACT has quite liberal drinking laws. Clubs and pubs are nearly unrestricted in their trading hours. Most local residents drink at home or when visiting friends, so bottle shops are popular: these...

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  • 10. George Gregan

    George Gregan is an icon in Australian Rugby. He has played in more international test matches than any other in the world, and has led his professional team,...

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  • 11. WHEELS display

    Every year, the vehicle enthusiast clubs of Canberra and the surrounding region gather for a major public display of their vehicles – the main purpose is to...

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  • 12. Just placing pics now. Info...

    Just placing pics now. Info follows later. Thanks to be patient...

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