About Australian Capital Territory

The ACT Australian Capital Territory houses Canberra, Australias capital, built between Sydney and Melbourne in the early 20th century. The federal districts forest, farmland and nature reserves earn Canberra its nickname, the Bush Capital. The cities focal point is Lake Burley Griffin, filled with sailboats and kayaks. On opposite shores are the grand Australian War Memorial and the massive, strikingly modern Parliament House.

Things to do in Canberra

Looking for things to do in Canberra? From the Australian War Memorial to the National Zoo and Aquarium, we've got something for everyone.