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"3infun Canberra Attraction Pass Including the Australian Institute of Sport
3infun Ticket"Whether you want to size yourself up against some of Australia’s elite athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport venture into the delightful miniature world of Cockington Green Gardens or try your hand at some of the 200 exhibits and experiences at Questacon 3infun is serious fun for all ages.The Australian Institute of Sport (The AIS)Australia's premier elite sports precinct. A place that cannot be found anywhere else in Australia. Throughout the year the AIS opens its doors to over 200000 visitors from Australia and overseas. Only minutes from Canberra's CBD with plenty of free car and coach parking
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National Museum of Australia: Ultimate Museum Experience
"Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Canberra the Museum's stunning architecture offers an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. See some of the nation's most popular and important objects all in one place from Phar Lap's heart and the Holden Prototype No.1 to bark paintings and ochre used by Aboriginal artists over 50000 years ago. The Ultimate Museum Experience offers a private tour with a guide. The tour is flexible and is tailored to how you would like to experience the Museum. You will be greeted in the Hall and offered refreshments in the e brunch or lunch before or after your tour. Tour duration is just over an hour.""""Discover where Australia's stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia. The Ultimate Museum Experience offers an exclusive personalised tour of the Museum with a dedicated tour guide
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"National Museum of Australia: A History of the World in 100 Objects
"National Museum of Australia: A History of the World in 100 Objects An Exhibition from the British Museum""The major international exhibition A History of the World in 100 Objects provides an exceptional opportunity to witness compelling human stories expressed through a unique and beautiful collection of artefacts drawn from across the globe. Each object featured in the exhibition marks a poi from two million years ago until the present.During your visit to the National Museum of Australia you also have the opportunity to discover where Australia's stories come alive. Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Canberra the Museum's stunning architecture offers an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. Explore the Museum's permanent galleries and see some of the nation's most popular and important objects all in one plac
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, the ACT Brumbies to two Super 12...
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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 raise money for local charities (it’s been...
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Just placing pics now. Info follows later. Thanks to be patient...
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Top Hotels in Canberra

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Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Australia
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1 Binara Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, Australia
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18 National Circuit, Barton, Canberra, 2600, Australia
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London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Australia
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84 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2612, Australia
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Cnr Ainslie & Limestone avenues Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, ACT 2601, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Canberra

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Australian War Memorial

I don’t, as a rule, write reviews on one off events, temporary exhibits at museums, galleries and the like as by their very nature they will invariably have finished or be gone by the time my reader...
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Cockington Green

I have to admit being a little skeptical about this one. I didn’t actually visit it till I was over ten years in Canberra. Why was I skeptical? Well, I expected it to be a poorly maintained, worn out,...
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Black Mountain - Telstra Tower

Black Mountain is the location of the 195 metre high Telstra Tower, officially opened on May 15, 1980 by the then Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser You can drive here and enjoy the views, or do one of...
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Tourist Drives

(Additional tracks and links will be added to this page as I complete individual track reviews) A Different look at Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory This review provides background...
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Embassy Tour

Embassy of Poland is located in 7 Turrana Street. The area where embassies have their buildings is called Yarralumla. It is closed to the Parliament. If you are lucky you may see kangaroos in the...
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New Parliament House

The State of Victoria’s Aboriginal Protection Act 1869 included the earliest legislation authorising the removal of children from Aboriginal parents. Other states and territories soon followed suit....
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Top 5 Canberra Writers

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wabat

"Wonderful, immoral, tempting and terribly ........"
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balhannah

"CANBERRA - Aboriginal for "MEETING PLACE""
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tiabunna

"The Bush Capital..or..a good sheep paddock wasted?"
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iandsmith

"A Capital Idea"
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fachd

"Canberra Our Home"
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