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A day in the life of a Tidbinbilla Threatened Species Officer

Published 21 Jun 2022

Known for its amazing views and walks and just a 45-minute drive from the city centre you’ll find Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Threatened Species Officer, Sophie Bean, shares tips on when and where to spot animals in the reserve.

Visitors to Questacon walk across the light tunnel bridge.

Eight must do winter school holiday activities

Published 21 Jun 2022

While Canberra’s iconic attractions are open for fun, educational experiences throughout the year, many host an array of activities and programs exclusive to the school holidays.

Top cosy winter experiences

Published 3 Jun 2022

Learn how to ski, enjoy a cocktail by the fire, and explore Indigenous art exhibitions in Canberra this June, July and August.

Highlights of Connection

Published 1 Jun 2022

Step inside the National Museum of Australia to discover a multi-sensory experience bringing to life the stories, art, and culture of Australia’s First Peoples.

A child and her mother going down the snow at Corin Forest in a tobaggan.

10 cool things to do with the kids

Published 19 May 2022

Here's your guide to the best family activities in Australia's capital. There’s so much for kids of all ages to enjoy in Canberra that they’ll want to keep coming back each school holidays.

Family Fun
Toddler in puffy blue jacket and beanie on an orange toboggan being pulled across the snow.

What's on this winter

Published 19 May 2022

Canberra celebrates each season in style and winter is no exception. This June, July and August, why not have a snow ball fight at Corin Forest, hunt for truffles, or cheer on your favourite rugby team?

What's On
Child playing on the Pod Playground at the National Arboretum.

72 hours of family fun

Published 28 Apr 2022

There are plenty of fun things to do in Canberra with kids for school holidays or a weekend away. Enjoy this family-friendly weekend itinerary of where to eat, stay and play.

Family Fun
A customer taking a look at the retail items at a market grocer store

Best places to shop at Pialligo, Fyshwick and Majura

Published 25 Apr 2022

The area encapsulating Fyshwick, Pialligo and Majura is nothing if not diverse — a motley collection of, well, pretty much everything.

Shopping & Markets
Artistically plated dish at Raku restaurant

Chef-hatted and awarded restaurants

Published 22 Mar 2022

Restaurant-goers are more than spoilt for choice when it comes to fine dining in the capital. Canberra is a culinary paradise of chef-hatted and award-winning restaurants awaiting your indulgence.

Restaurants & Cafes
Joel Spring, Wiradjuri people, work in progress

Behind the scenes of the 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony

Published 22 Mar 2022

The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony ( 26 March - 31 July) opens first in Canberra.

Mum and daughter looking at portrait of Hugh Jackman.

What's on in Canberra this autumn

Published 22 Mar 2022

Experience Australia’s capital with this bucket list of the best activities from seeing Churchill and Sheeran under one roof through to strolling through vistas of autumn leaves and sipping wine at cellar doors.

What's On
Exterior of National Portrait Gallery

Through a curator's lens: Shakespeare to Winehouse

Published 21 Feb 2022

More than eighty treasures from the National Portrait Gallery London will travel to Canberra for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

Museums & Galleries
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