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Canberra Destination Guide

Explore Canberra in Australia.

Canberra in the region of Canberra with it's 327,700 inhabitants is a place in Australia and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Canberra

Current time in Canberra is now 07:24 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Sydney" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tuggeranong, Sydney City, Sutton, Queanbeyan, Majura or Macarthur. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Weston Creek, Weetangerra, Phillip, Molonglo, Harman and Macquarie. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

16°C / 61 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 950.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 26th of September 2018
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: 5°C (40 °F)
Thursday, 27th of September 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Friday, 28th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)


Canberra in spring 1957

08:00 min ( July 12, 2011 by aussiewalker)
Views: 752 - Rating: 5/5

Holiday movie of Canberra in 1957

National Food Festival - Canberra Austra...

06:40 min ( February 14, 2009 by AussieSteve001)
Views: 592 - Rating: 0/5

Sight and Sounds of the annual multi-cultural food festival which is held in Canberra, Australia. Canberra is the capital city of Australia

Russian Gypsy Dance - Multicultural Fest...

02:24 min ( February 21, 2011 by mrtracyut)
Views: 636 - Rating: 0/5

Russian Gypsy Dance-Multi Cultural Festival 2011 Canberra One of two dances the ladies did this year. The children also did one dance

Advance Australia fair national anthem ...

01:11 min ( April 26, 2012 by nanningbear)
Views: 431 - Rating: 0/5

Recorded this video on a good spot, which was occupied by two media guys (guys wearing vest with "media" signs)

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Canberra during the next days.


The Write Stuff: Shane W. Smith - Graphic Novels, Developing Your Concept And Making It Work (Adults, 16+) (Gungahlin Library)

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The Black Dahlia Murder / Aborted - Canberra

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The Bootleg Beatles

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Floriade Music NightFest - Thursday

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ITIL Foundation Classroom Training In Canberra, ACT

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Floriade Music NightFest - Friday

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Ask Legal Aid (Adults 16+) (Civic Library)

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Eden @ QT

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Postmodern Jukebox

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Postmodern Jukebox

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Interesting facts about this location

Australian Academy of Science

The Australian Academy of Science was founded in 1954 by a group of distinguished Australians, including Australian Fellows of the Royal Society of London. The first president was Sir Mark Oliphant. The Academy is modelled after the Royal Society and operates under a Royal Charter; as such it is an independent body, but has government endorsement. The Academy Secretariat is in Canberra, at the Shine Dome. The objectives of the Academy are to promote science through a range of activities.

More reading: Australian Academy of Science homepage
Located at -35.28, 149.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1954 establishments in Australia, Australian National Academies, Australian National Heritage List, Canberra, Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, Learned societies, Learned societies of Australia, National academies of sciences, Organisations based in Australia with royal patronage, Organizations established in 1954, Scientific organisations based in Australia

Cooperative Research Centre

Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) are an Australian Federal Government initiative and key bodies for Australian scientific research. The Cooperative Research Centres Program was established in 1990 to enhance Australia's industrial, commercial and economic growth through the development of sustained, user-driven, cooperative public-private research centres that achieve high levels of outcomes in adoption and commercialisation.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -35.28, 149.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Research institutes, Research institutes in Australia

City, Australian Capital Territory

The central business district of Canberra, Australia's capital city, is officially named City. However it is also referred to as Civic, Civic Centre, City Centre, Canberra City and Canberra. Canberra's City was officially established in 1927, although the suburb name City was not gazetted until 20 September 1928. Walter Burley Griffin's design for Canberra included a "Civic Centre" with a separate "Market Centre" located at what is now Russell.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -35.28, 149.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Central business districts in Australia, Suburbs of Canberra

North Canberra

North Canberra, also known as the Inner North, is a district of Canberra, the capital city of Australia, comprising 14 suburbs with 19,115 dwellings housing 42,113 people of the 324,034 people in the Australian Capital Territory (2006 Census). Many of Canberra's oldest dwellings are in this district.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -35.28, 149.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Canberra

Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly

The Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly (formally, the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory) is the unicameral legislature of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It sits in the Legislative Assembly Building located on Civic Square, close to the centre of the city of Canberra. It was created by four acts of the Commonwealth Parliament in 1988, including the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988.

More reading: Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly homepage
Located at -35.28, 149.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1988 establishments in Australia, Parliament of the Australian Capital Territory, Unicameral legislatures