Welcome to the National Capital

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Mount Ainslie Lookout

Want to see Burley Griffin's plan for Canberra? Visit Mt. Ainslie Lookout to see all the lines and geometric shapes he built for the capital of Australia!

Anzac Parade

Take a stroll on this beautiful promenade lined with monuments commemorating the Australian Defence Force as well as Civilian Peacekeepers.

There is more to the nation's capital than Politicians

Fun stuff

Bikes! Enjoy biking around Canberra - the most bikeable city in Australia! Canberra has several cycling lanes that go almost everywhere. Enjoy the great scenery Canberra has to offer! TIP: Unlike most places in Australia, it is perfectly LEGAL to cycle on pedestrian paths within the ACT. For the CBR Cycling network, see HERE.

Questacon
is the place to be - especially if you like science and cool technology!

Hit up the only Mini Golf in Canberra!

Shopping

There is no "central" in Canberra (Technically Civic but it's not really a CBD). Visit the town centres around the city for malls!

Seasonal activities

Smell the roses at Floriade, Australia's "biggest celebration of spring".

Check out the fireworks spectacle over Lake Burley Griffin at Skyfire.

Touristy / Cultural Stuff

Check out the political heart of Australia at Parliament

Get your art-fix at the Portrait Gallery and the National Art Gallery.

Take a stroll on ANZAC Parde

Look over the planned city of Canberra from Mt Ainsley

Missing the Sydney Tower? Canberra has Telstra Tower

Lake Birley Griffin can get boring sometimes... Maybe visit Lake Tuggeranong! (Another artifical lake)

FUN FACTS!

Melbourne was the capital prior to Canberra! (Should've stayed that way)

Canberra is the coldest capital city in Australia

The suburbs of Canberra were named after ex Prime-Ministers

Canberra is the only place in Australia where "Form One Lane" is written as "Lane One Form"

In the ACT, Y7-10 is called Highschool while Y11-12 is called college. 

38% of the Canberran workforce is part of the Australian Public Service (ABC News 2017)

Arc Canberra Committee

Sports and Clubs

Student Services

ANU Clubs & Activities