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Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia and is located in the Australian Capital Territory to the southwest of Sydney. Following a long dispute over whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the national capital, a compromise was reached: Canberra. It was constructed in the early 1900s following a design by architect Walter Burley Griffin.

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The difficult-to-get-a-good-picture spot
Canberra - War Memorial 2
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

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Canberra City YHA

Canberra City YHA

Great for a YHA - good lounge spaces, pool, roof terrace and big kitchen area. Kitchen equipment was sadly lacking and the tin opener (chained to the worktop!) had definitely seen better days but the cooking areas were good. Parking near the hostel is easy and good value and, on the whole, the staff were helpful. ... more

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Canberra Discussions

  • Canberra for the Weekend....
    So I'm off to Canberra for two days, everyone's telling me not to go, but I want to for two reasons, I really want to see the parliament and museums, and also I would feel very ignorant if I stayed in a country for nine months and didn't see it's capital. Can anyone tell me about night life ...

  • Canberra....Anything to do?
    Hey all, Well I am currently stuck in Canberra while my camper "Dotty" is being fixed up. Can anyone recommend anything fun to do as I am struggling to find something. Not really interested in art but if there are some good walks or anything really it would be appreciated. PS. Anyone travelling in Canberra ...

  • Sydney, Canberra, or Melbourne?
    're juggling between Sydney or Melbourne, or may Canberra... which one is better in terms of cost of living ...

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