Canberra Travel Guide (ACT, 2600)

Canberra City | Canberra

Canberra is Australia's National Capital. When the Australian States federated in 1901, it was decided to build an entirely new city so that the Federal Government could have complete control over its own seat and also be removed from the influence of any of the State capitals. The Commonwealth Constitution Act 1900 laid down that the city's site should "be in the State of New South Wales, and be ...

Queanbeyan City | Queanbeyan

Situated 14 kms from Canberra and is on the river of the same name. The town is the centre of an agricultural district. Trips can be arranged to visit Canberra and to include Parliament Houses and other places of interest. Camping is available on the banks of the river.