Canberra -  it’s simply one good thing after another. And what better way to discover all the great things to see and do than from the local experts from VisitCanberra? VisitCanberra is the official tourism organisation for Canberra and the ACT Government, working to grow the visitor economy for Canberra and the surrounding regions by creating and implementing a range of marketing and development programs. No-one knows Canberra better. Whether it’s new restaurants and bars, upcoming exhibitions and shows, popular events or revamped hotels, the local team at VisitCanberra have first-hand knowledge as to how to make your visit to Canberra a great one. Take advantage of our local expertise and enjoy exploring Canberra’s official tourism website.

Canberra showcases Australia’s rich Indigenous history year-round, and prepares for Reconciliation Week and the nation’s first Reconciliation Day Public Holiday

As Canberra prepares for Australia’s first Reconciliation Day public holiday on 28 May 2018, Canberra’s attractions showcase their rich and cultural indigenous offerings year-round – some of which are among the largest collections of Australian Indigenous art, history and culture in the world.  While Canberrans will recognise the day itself with Reconciliation in the Park……

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Get ready to Switch On! The official unveiling of Enlighten 2018

Canberra’s upcoming Enlighten Festival 2018, proudly presented by Singapore Airlines, will kick off with the unveiling of the architectural projections, Illuminating cultural institutions within the Parliamentary Triangle, at this year’s ‘Switch On’ event. Enlighten Festival’s Switch On Event, powered by official energy partner ActewAGL, takes place Friday 2nd March 2018 at the National Library of……

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Canberra set to shine even brighter at Enlighten Festival 2018

Illuminating Canberra for its eighth year, Enlighten Festival is back in 2018 bigger and brighter than ever before. Proudly presented by Singapore Airlines, this year’s Enlighten Festival will be held over 16 days in March, and as Lonely Planet’s 3rd best city in the world to visit in 2018, Canberra will transform into a hive……

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