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2019 Tourism Commendations

2019 Tourism Commendations

2019 was a huge year for Canberra Secrets Personalised Tours, and owner, Marg Wade. Mid-way through the year Marg was awarded the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Captain Trevor Haworth Award for outstanding contribution to the Australian Tourism Industry....

2019 Tourism Commendations

2019 Tourism Commendations

2019 was a huge year for Canberra Secrets Personalised Tours, and owner, Marg Wade. Mid-way through the year Marg was awarded the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Captain Trevor Haworth Award for outstanding contribution to the Australian Tourism Industry....

Thank You Canberra

Thank You Canberra

Owner of Canberra Secrets Personalised Tours, Marg Wade, was thrilled to be announced the winner of the Micro Business Award in the 2019 Canberra Women in Business Awards. Pictured here is Marg Wade, second from left, along with winners of all categories of the...

Magna Carta a gem on the Hill

Magna Carta a gem on the Hill

Sitting in a special display case in Parliament House is an original copy of the inspeximus issue of the 1297 charter (an inspeximus issue is basically a reissue of the Magna Carta with amendments). The Magna Carta, Latin for Great Charter, is one of the most famous...

Cotter Catchment Lookout Walk

Cotter Catchment Lookout Walk

This is a great new walk that leads up to a magnificent view of the expansive reach of the Cotter Catchment. A moderate 800m walk up a well-defined track through light bush takes in delightful birds and plants. During spring, the purple of the hardenbergia and yellow...

Wonderful sculptures – John Curtin and Ben Chifley

Wonderful sculptures – John Curtin and Ben Chifley

Peter Corlette is an outstandingly fabulous sculptor. He has created some amazing pieces in Canberra including the larger-than-life sculpture of former Prime Minister John Curtin and his treasurer, Ben Chifley (later to also become Prime Minister). The men are...

Skyspace by artist James Turrell

Skyspace by artist James Turrell

Head to the southern side of the National Gallery to experience Skyspace. This wonderful installation by James Turrell, is open 24 hours a day and sits within the Australian native garden. This is a very popular artwork and is known to the locals as a romantic place...

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