By Margaret Wade
Your Guide To The Capital
Your ‘go-to’ guide to Canberra for residents and visitors. Updated to include the latest things to see, do, explore and enjoy in and around the city.
Hundreds of secrets divulged in the city and beyond:
✓ iconic national attractions
✓ unique Aboriginal and European heritage
✓ adventures, walks and jaunts
✓ nature and wildlife
✓ festivals and events
✓ food and wine
Best Selling Author Marg Wade
Marg grew up in the Blue Mountains NSW and came to Canberra as a young teacher. She very quickly fell in love with the city and its surrounds.
Tired of hearing so much negativity from people who didn’t understand the city, she
Wonderful. Canberra is so much more than the tired old clichés of politicians and roundabouts.
– Alex Sloan, 2017 Canberran of the Year
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