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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...

Bellona – Goddess of War – a mobile sculpture

Bellona – Goddess of War – a mobile sculpture

Canberra’s first public art installation, ‘War’ or better known as ‘Bellona’ pronounced as ‘Bellow-na’ has had an interesting history. Locally, she was called ‘Boadicea’, or ‘Bodie’. Bellona is the ancient goddess of war and was created in 1906 by the Australian...

Kangaroo spotting

Kangaroo spotting

Kangaroos group together in what is called a mob. During the day they tend to stay in a shady spot and sleep while one kangaroo remains on guard to alert the others of any danger. Don’t try to look for pretty little animals with their ears up, they are harder to spot;...

Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Mulligans Flat is a great spot to see birds, early morning, and particularly after rain. This is a habitat for a huge variety of birds and is considered by the Canberra Ornithologists group as one of the best areas in Canberra for bird watching. Among the many...

Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Jerrabomberra Wetlands is a valuable wetland habitat of national and international importance. This area was an ancient flood plain along the natural watercourse of the Molonglo River before it was dammed to create Lake Burley Griffin. Water birds are abundant in this...

Cool Country Natives

Cool Country Natives

Located as you enter the landscape/garden supplies strip along Beltana Road, Pialligo, is a great nursery for native plants. Cool Country Natives has a broad range of really attractive native plants. This nursery specialises in stocking unusual and hard-to-get plants....

Magna Carta Walk

Magna Carta Walk

Download a copy of the Magna Carta Walk, a self-guided walking tour from the National Capital Authority www.nationalcapital.gov.au. This walk starts at Old Parliament House heads around to Magna Carta Place via the National Rose Garden, up to Parliament House to see...

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