Australian Capital Territory Warnings and Dangers

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Australian Capital Territory Warnings and Dangers

  • Crime

    Canberra Warnings and Dangers

    Thankfully this is not a warning but rather a message to put your mind at ease when visiting Canberra. Australia and Australian cities are amongst the safest travel locations in the world. Canberra, the Capital of Australia and oft described as a big country town, is very safe from a visitor perspective with one small exception which would not...

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  • Wildlife

    Canberra Warnings and Dangers

    There is a great opportunity for visitors to Canberra to se over 500 Eastern Grey kangaroos within minutes of the Canberra City! Just travel down Ginninderra Drive from the city and turn into Baldwin Drive, the driveway to the Belconnen Naval Transmitter Station is about 2km up the road on the left. You wont be allowed into the site but there are...

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  • Traffic

    Canberra Warnings and Dangers

    Car Parking, this was one place where we drove round and round! There is a large underground car park beneath the Forecourt of the building with a time limit of three hours, but this was completely full. Outside, and the are plenty of parking bays, but these were all full too, unless you wanted to walk a long way, which my husband couldn't do...

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  • Politics

    Canberra Warnings and Dangers

    In total, the national parliament has under 250 politicians: even including their personal staff you have probably no more than a thousand people. And remember, if you're an Australian citizen and you're unimpressed by 'the Pollies', the people of Canberra didn't invite them: you're the ones who keep sending them here! . So when the media says...

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  • Kangeroos & other wild animals

    Canberra is a city which is very well spread out over the surrounding plains and hills. As such, you can actually see wild animals such as kangeroos especially when you are in the suburb areas. Do be careful not to provoke these animals, and be alert during driving especially look out for big animals which may jump out from the sides of roads.

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  • Willow tree Pollination

    When I was at Canberra in Sep-Oct 2008, it was spring time and I could see lots of willow pollination (in the form of floating flowers just like cotton wool), especially at the park area on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin (see photos).For those who are allergic to such things, do be careful especially if you are near the lake during spring time.

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