A large crowded stadium at night with a rugby game.


A 15-minute drive west of the city centre will find you in Belconnen, a neighbourhood home to the GIO Stadium, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), and two hospitals.

Highlights of the area

Sporting precinct

The suburb of Bruce is home to the AIS, where Australia's champions train, and GIO Canberra Stadium where you can watch the Brumbies and Canberra Raiders.

A retail and dining hub

Westfield Belconnen is the shopping hub in this district and a nearby lakeside casual eating precinct at Emu Bank.

Thriving local arts scene

Belco Arts along Lake Ginninderra's foreshore is the area’s arts hub, with music, visual arts and theatre.


Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)

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Bruce, ACT
Restaurant interior

The Hungry Buddha

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Belconnen, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Banana and Rasberry Bread

Knead Patisserie

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Belconnen, ACT
Under $20
breakfast french toast

54 Benjamin

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Belconnen, ACT
Under $20
Steak and Chips

Rashays - Casual Dining - Belconnen

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Belconnen, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Miso Baked Eggplant

No.10 Restaurant + Bar Belconnen

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Belconnen, ACT
Between $20 and $30
A packed stadium at night

GIO Stadium Canberra

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Bruce, ACT
The Bavarian Belconnen

The Bavarian Belconnen

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Belconnen, ACT
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HOYTS Recliners

HOYTS Belconnen

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Belconnen, ACT
The aquatic centre at Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre

Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre (CISAC)

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Bruce, ACT
San Cisco
26 Jul 2024

San Cisco - Under The Light Regional Tour

UC Refectory, Bruce
Next on 26 Jul 2024 from 8:00pm to 11:30pm
A collection of mini tarts on a plate.

La Sable Patisserie Belconnen

Belconnen, ACT
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Pinot & Picasso Belconnen

Pinot & Picasso Belconnen

Belconnen, ACT
21–24 Aug 2024

2024 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Australian Institute of Sport, Bruce
Next on 21 Aug 2024 from 9:00am to 9:00pm
Infrared sauna

Sauna Float ACT

Belconnen, ACT
Belconnen Studio

Pinot and Picasso Belconnen

Belconnen, ACT
4 women in dark clothes smiling at camera on left side. 3 men in jackets walking at camera on right
4 Aug 2024

Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers + The Grogans ‘Fix it with Salt Tour'

The Baso, Belconnen
Next on 4 Aug 2024
Apii Nicholls at GIO Stadium Canberra
24 Aug 2024

Raiders v Cowboys - NRLW Round 5

GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce
Next on 24 Aug 2024 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm
Laser Tag Vest

Zone 3 Lasertag

Belconnen, ACT
Man sitting down wearing white shirt and black suit using a purple vape
11 Aug 2024

Andrew Hamilton - Comedy at The Baso

The Baso, Belconnen
Next on 11 Aug 2024
Simaima Taufa makes a break against the Eels.
15 Sep 2024

Raiders v Eels - NRLW Round 8

GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce
Next on 15 Sep 2024 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Stonefest 2023 Swan Logo
19 Oct 2024

Stonefest 2024

University of Canberra, Bruce
Next on 19 Oct 2024 from 3:30pm to 11:30pm
Madison Bartlett scores a try against the Knights.
3 Aug 2024

Raiders v Knights - NRLW Round 2

GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce
Next on 3 Aug 2024 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Club Captain Adams leading from the front
30 Jul 2024

2024 Australia Cup Round of 32 - O'Connor Knights vs. Macarthur FC

GIO Stadium, Bruce
Next on 30 Jul 2024 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
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