Canberra became the site for the newly federated nation of Australia in 1908 by a ballot in Parliament. The Indigenous peoples of this area have lived here for over 20,000 years. Since then the city has grown to become the proud home of the Australian story.
Canberra is a fantastic base from which to explore the many treasures of the surrounding region. Explore historic townships, natural wonders, beautiful coastlines and the famous Snowy Mountains. So allow enough time to linger longer and enjoy all that the nation’s capital has to offer.
Australian Capital Territory
Australian Capital Territory is the land of the nation’s capital. Discover the beautiful city within a garden and home of the Australian story.