3seeds - growing your food experience. Visit Andrew Haskins' fabulous hands on cooking school at the Fyshwick Markets.
Take individual day or evening classes from Tuesday to Saturday. Options include Italian, Thai, barbeque and knife techniques. No previous experience necessary.
3seeds also caters to private classes for your next team building event or social gathering.
Visit the Rugby Union Club (RUC) for their modern bistro, stylish decor and a great range of tap beers and wines by the glass.
The RUC has a relaxed pub-style atmosphere. It is only a short walk from Kingston and the Parliamentary triangle. Guests are always welcome.
Membership is a nominal fee valid for twelve months that entitles you to a great range of food and drink specials as well as access to the gaming room.
Watch all Brumbies games, Rugby tests, and State of Origin live on the big...
Take the children along to the adventure playground in Kambah to let off some steam. If they want a challenge then this is the place.
The playground has been designed to meet the needs of toddlers, juniors and teenagers. They’ll love the tree house, junior and senior flying foxes and climbing walls.
Stop by the Ainslie Football and Social Club for meals, drinks, poker machines, entertainment and internet access.
Choose your meals from their alll-weather cook your own barbeque area, the fantastic carvery or pizza oven.
Challenge your friends and family at the pool tables. Watch all the sporting action on huge screens and over 20 plasmas throughout the club.
Their internet kiosk has super-fast broadband connections. Free live entertainment Saturday nights from 10.30pm.
The Embassy of Algeria represents Algeria in Australia. This office offers updated information on Algeria and their relations with Australia.
The Embassy of Algeria provides consular services for Algerian residents living and travelling in Australia and New Zealand.
All Algerian nationals are encouraged to register with the embassy, whether they are students, permanent residents or dual citizens.
Check their website or contact the Embassy for further information and details of visas, passpo...
Visit All Saints Church for reflection, or its architecture and incredible history.
All Saints' stone used to be part of the mortuary railway station at Rookwood, Sydney. The former railway station was painstakingly dismantled and transported stone by stone to Canberra.
The church was erected in 1958. See beautiful stained glass windows and a heritage pipe organ.
Take a break from sightseeing and go ten pin bowling. Choose from 32 bowling lanes at AMF Belconnen. Book your lane in the evening and go glow in the dark bowling.
Get refreshed at their café and fully licensed bar. Have fun on the amusement machines and pool table.
Entry to AMF Belconnen is behind McDonalds. Free customer parking. All prices include shoe hire.
ANCA Gallery (Australian National Capital Artists Inc.)
Discover a diverse range of contemporary visual arts, craft and performance from local artists at the ANCA Gallery. ANCA runs a full program of exhibitions and artist's events including floor talks. Program changes fortnightly.
ANCA's aim is to foster artistic growth by giving artists low cost studio space in a supportive and stimulating environment. They support around 40 artists.
Enjoy an annual exhibition program which reflects the international profile of the Australian National University's School of Art. The School of Art Gallery presents a lively and diverse program of events throughout the year.
The School of Art hosts a lively program of public lectures including visiting speakers twice weekly during Ssmester. Conferences and special programs co-hosted with local arts organisations, such as ArtsACT and CraftACT, take place periodically.
The School also opens i...
University bar by day, the ANU Uni Bar is one of the oldest and most respected live venues still running in Canberra.
Its central location and flexibility makes it ideal for all types of entertainment. From local indie gigs, CD launches, national and international tours to all-night raves and dance parties. Draught beer on tap, pool tables, juke box.
ANZAC Parade is the national capital's major commemorative way. Memorials dedicated to Australian and New Zealand service people who've fought and lost lives in war line the length of the Parade. Download a podcast of the memorials from the website.
The red gravel central strip of this visually powerful landmark was originally made from crushed Canberra house bricks, chosen, in part, to echo the crunch made by military boots during a parade.
ANZAC parade's dark eucalypt 'walls' are created by...
The Apostolic Nunciature is the headquarters of the Pope’s representative in Australia.
This office offers updated information on the Vatican City and their relations with Australia. Call the office for full details.
The Apostolic Nunciature is located in the suburb of Red Hill, approximately seven kilometres from the city centre.
The National Film and Sound Archive is Australia's living archive, capturing a part of Australia's memory that can actually be experienced in 'living' vision and sound.
Arc Cinema is a state-of-the-art cinema screening film and digital formats. The program includes the best of cinema from Australia and around the world. Check the Arc Cinema calendar online for session details. The cafe is open for drinks and snacks at least one hour prior to screenings.
The Embassy of Argentina represents Argentina in Australia. This office offers updated information on Argentina and their relations with Australia. Call for full details.
The Embassy of Argentina is located in the suburb of Barton approximately four kilometres south of the city centre. Argentina also has a consulate in Sydney.
Aubergine is the gastronomic gem of suburban Canberra, its beautifully presented food and attractive interior making it an elegant spot to dine. Enjoy seasonal dishes made with creativity and technical skill.
The menu reflects the experience of Chef Ben Willis with strong French and European overtones as he draws from his international experience at Michelin-starred restaurants.
Ben relies heavily on seasonal produce. His food reflects Canberra's distinct seasons resulting in a regularly chan...
Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture: Bible Garden
The Bible Garden is a beautiful, quiet place overlooking Lake Burley Griffin. Relax among protected grasslands, a shaded rainforest area, and a labyrinth. Read the plaques that describe the context in which each plant was mentioned in the Bible. Enjoy plants from cyclamens and lilies to crop plants such as apricots, carob trees and lentils. The Bible Garden has 70 plant varieties and will continue to expand. Visit during spring and summer to see the riot of colour as flowers bloom. Come see the...
Discover the champion within at Australia’s sporting powerhouse! Take a tour of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) with an elite athlete as your guide. See where Australia’s sporting champions live and train.
Challenge yourself in Sportex, the interactive sports experience. Try rock climbing, virtual rowing, football penalty shoot-outs, skateboarding, winter sports and more!
Costs apply for tours. Discounts available for group bookings. 3 in Fun tickets give you discounts for the AIS, C...
Indulge yourself and escape from the city in this beautiful national collection of Australian plants at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
Offering a breathtaking array of native plants in a spectacular bushland setting, it is the only place in the world you will see this diversity of Australian native plants in one location.
Featuring year-round events, school holiday programs, exhibitions, guided walks and talks, cafe and botanical gift shop - there's something to suit everyone at th...
The Australian War Memorial is one of the world's great museums. It is also the premier archive and centre for research into the history of Australian involvement in war. The Memorial commemorates the service and sacrifice of all Australian men and women in wartime.
Here you can discover the diverse Australian experiences of war. Here you can connect with the stories of people and events that shaped Australia.
Here you can pay your respects and discover what it means to be Australian. Share th...
The Embassy of Austria represents Austria in Australia. This office offers updated information on Austria and their relations with Australia.
Their website has advice for visitors, and for Austrians regarding passport, citizenship and other matters.
The Embassy of Austria is located in the suburb of Forrest approximately five kilometres south of the city centre.
Argentina also has consulates in all Australian capital cities.
The High Commission of Bangladesh represents Bangladesh in Australia. This office offers updated information on Bangladesh and their relations with Australia.
They only take applications in person for passports and visas between 9.30am and 12.30pm on weekdays.
The High Commission of Bangladesh is located in the suburb of O'Malley approximately 10 kilometres south of the city centre.
Beaver Galleries is Canberra's largest privately owned commercial gallery. This well established and highly regarded gallery features outstanding pieces by contemporary Australian artists.
Works include painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics and glass. All artwork is for sale.
Do not miss their courtyard sculpture garden. The gallery shop has beautiful products from leading Australian craft artists and jewellers.
The award-winning, fully licensed Palette Café, with indoor and courtyar...
A premier arts facility located on the shores of Lake Ginninderra in Belconnen ACT. The gallery regularly showcases the varied talents of local contemporary artists, with a new exhibition to see every three to four weeks. The Centre presents musical, dance and theatrical performances, artists' talks and creative workshops for all ages, twice yearly creative arts markets, and school holiday workshops. The Arts Centre's kiosk offers beverages and light refreshments.
Belconnen Fresh Food Markets have 31 specialty stores. Come and enjoy the ambience of spruikers offering competitive prices, delicious flavours and aromas, and a cornucopia of fresh produce.
There is a smorgasbord of market-fresh, one-stop shopping coupled with friendly customer service. Have lunch in one of the restaurants or cafés. For the food enthusiast, tasting tours are available on request.
The Embassy of Belgium represents Belgium in Australia. This office offers updated information on Belgium and their relations with Australia.
Check their website for visa details and a wide range of other information.
The Embassy of Belgium is located in the suburb of Yarralumla, approximately five kilometres south of the city centre.
If you are a wine connoisseur, or just love drinking in lovely surrounds, then Benchmark Wine Bar is for you. They serve over 100 wines by the glass and more than 400 by the bottle from both new and old world countries.
Dine at Benchmark. Their menu is European based and French influenced. Try their popular tapas menu anytime of the day. Their philosophy for the cuisine you’ll enjoy is to serve the best possible produce daily in a simple and unique style, where both food and wine complement eac...
Bicicletta, designed as a rustic bistro fused with chic industrial style, is in the award winning Diamant Hotel Canberra. Bicicletta offers authentic hand-made Italian fare, with a focus on fresh local produce and simplistic old-country culinary techniques.
Superb local and international wines complement signature dishes. Choose from spaghetti scoglio, homemade tagliatelle with duck ragu and mouth-watering, hand made thin and crispy pizzas such as the pork sausage-meat and porcini mushroom.
Big Splash Waterpark is open during Summer.
Head to the suburbs and cool down in this awesome waterpark. Nine waterslides and five heated pools will keep you going all day.
Lounge around the pools or float on rubber tubes in Canberra's only waterpark cinema. Let your children enjoy the play area when they're not getting waterlogged. Trained lifeguards on duty.
Get your refreshments from the hot food kiosk or their fresh sandwich bar.
Check their website for full details.
After operating for nine years from Workshop Bilk in Queanbeyan, Bilk Gallery is now open in Palmerston Lane in the heart of Manuka.
Bilk Gallery was conceived to bring together both the makers and the public to create dialogue and promote the best of young emerging artists and established internationally renowned artists.
Bilk Gallery aim to give a new value and concept to contemporary glass and metal and satisfy the need for an expression of individuality.
Visit the Bison Australia ceramic workshop in Pialligo.
Bison stoneware ceramics are beautiful, handcrafted, and durable pieces for the kitchen, dining and living room. They are produced with modern designs and materials by artisans who use experience and knowledge accumulated over the millennia.
Bison ceramics have been photographed in numerous magazines and sold around the world.
Take your opportunity to buy firsts, seconds and samples from the store that started the legend.
Discover fantastic views appearing through the trees as you walk around the marked walking trails on Black Mountain.
Black Mountain is the most diverse of Canberra’s nature parks. It houses 100 species of birds, 500 species of plants and 5000 species of insects. The wildflowers in spring and early summer are beautiful. You may even surprise reptiles sunning themselves on the path.
Enjoy 22.2 hectares of foreshore parkland on the north western side of Lake Burley Griffin.
Black Mountain Peninsula was designed for enjoying the lake. Use the boat launching ramp for non-powered craft and go sail away. Swim, paddle or just stroll along the water’s edge.
Picnic areas and playgrounds make this an ideal spot to enjoy the lakeside environment.
This small stone cottage was built about 1860 as a home for workers on the Duntroon Estate.
A number of families lived in the Cottage over the hundred years it was occupied. The first occupant, William Ginn, was a ploughman for the Campbells. The second, George Blundell, was a bullock driver for the estate. The third, Harry Oldfield, worked from the Cottage as a shepherd. His wife Alice ran the Cottage as a boarding house after his death.
The Cottage is now a remnant of the National Capital's...
This embassy is responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina's interests in Australia and New Zealand.
The embassy is equipped to assist nationals and non-nationals with all enquiries. Check their website for full details.
The Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the suburb of Deakin, approximately six kilometres south of the city centre.
The Embassy of Brazil represents Brazil in Australia. This office offers updated information on Brazil and their relations with Australia.
Check their website for full details. The Embassy does not provide or accept telephone inquiries on the status of any documentation submitted by mail.
The Embassy of Brazil is located in the suburb of Yarralumla approximately five kilometres south of the city centre.
Brazil also has a Consulate General in Sydney.
The British High Commission is located in the suburb of Yarralumla approximately five kilometres south of the city centre.
For British visa applications, biometrics and enquiries, visit Piccadilly House, 39 Brindabella Circuit, Canberra Airport between 9am and 3pm weekdays. Visas can only be issued at that office.
British passport applications are available online and from certain Australian Post stores. Check the web site for full details.
Buy your Brumbies merchandise here at Brumbies Headquarters! Ensure you are kitted out for the Brumbies' next big game of rugby.
Brumbies HQ has information on competitions such as TransACT Club Shield, Premier Division, Monaro Division and ACT Womens Rugby.
They also provide information on corporate hospitality, tickets and membership.
Visit Calthorpes’ House and step back to life in early Canberra.
Not far from the city centre, this Spanish Mission Style house was built in 1927 and is a window into an almost forgotten world. This genuine survivor is a treasure house of domestic history. Original furnishings, household appliances and photos all tell a vivid story of family life in Canberra's early days.
Don’t miss the Second World War bomb shelter in the backyard.
Education and community programs are available. Bookings a...
The Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Canberra represents the Kingdom of Cambodia for Australia and New Zealand. This office offers information on the Kingdom of Cambodia and their relations with Australia.
Apply for Cambodian visas in person at the Embassy between 9am and 12.30pm weekdays, excepting public holidays. Check their website for full details.
The Royal Embassy of Cambodia is located in the suburb of Deakin approximately six kilometres south of the city centre.
The High Commission for Canada in Australia is responsible for Canada's interests in Australia and a number of Pacific island countries and territories including the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.
For immigration and visa services you will need to visit the Consulate General of Canada in Sydney.
The High Commission of Canada is located approximately five kilometres south of the city centre.
Myer and David Jones lead an outstanding collection of Australian and International fashion labels, along with a stunning range of over 260 specialty stores located in the heart of the city.
Experience local and international cuisine at Canberra Centre's North Quarter - where dining and entertainment culture thrive day and night with an array of award winning restaurants and Premium Class Dendy Cinemas.
Two Food Courts
Come down to Canberra City Bowling Club to meet Andrew and the staff at Blake's. Open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Saturday.
Tucked away in a quiet location just minutes from the city centre, the Canberra City Bowling Club has great facilities. Get some coaching if you're new to bowls or want to brush up your skills.
Come in between 5.30 and 6.30pm on weekdays and enjoy happy hour with 15% off bar prices. Try your hand at Karaoke on Fridays from 8pm.
Interstate visitors don't need...
Visit this vibrant centre for the experience of contemporary art.
Canberra Contemporary Art Space is dedicated to the generation, presentation and promotion of innovative contemporary visual arts practice in Australia.
Its program of exhibitions, performances, artists’ talks and publications aims provide opportunities for artists in the ACT to exhibit their work within a context of current national and international practice.
Located in the heart of the Canberra City, Canberra Day Spa invites you to invigorate your senses by enjoying the unique and peaceful amience of this beautiful day spa.
The spa features the latest technology and facilities in beauty including hydrotherapy spa, couples geisha tub, pedi - spas, the latest technology in skin and body care and microdermabrasion.
Canberra Day Spa also offers waxing treatments and full day packages, and caters for individuals, couples, groups and corporate booking...
As part of NASA's Deep Space Network, they provide the vital two-way radio link with dozens of robotic spacecraft exploring the Solar System and beyond.
Just a 45 minute drive from the heart of Canberra, located in the beautiful Tidbinbilla valley. The Complex is dominated by the giant antenna dishes which send commands to and receive data from spacecraft exploring planets hundreds of millions and billions of kilometres from Earth.
Come and discover the latest news and images from across the u...
Canberra District wines deliver qualities from a unique environment. The altitude, climate, soils, grapes and the people combine to produce liquid geography - wine with uniqueness, character and authenticity.
Situated at the foot of the Brindabella Mountains, the tranquil rural countryside around the ACT is home to 140 vineyards and over 30 boutique cellar doors.
Wineries are small and intimate providing an interactive visitor experience. Enjoy the privilege of being served by the winemaker...
See professional glass artists at work. Make your own glass paperweight, bird or bauble in the Hotshop. Take introductory glass courses from the experts and see their striking exhibitions.
Canberra Glassworks is housed in the historic Kingston Powerhouse. Take a free tour on weekends (11am) and discover Canberra's heritage. This contemporary glass centre is the only one of its kind in Australia.
Buy exquisite handmade pieces in the gift shop and try a burger from the iconic Brodburger.
Climb for as long as you like at Canberra Indoor Rockclimbing. Challenge yourself with 25 to 35 ropes and wall heights from 6.5 to 8.5 metres.
All levels are catered for.
You can hire shoes, harnesses and chalk bags on site. Track suits, shorts, leggings, sneakers or runners are the best attire.
Canberra Indoor Rockclimbing also has a southside location at 26 Raws Crescent, Hume. Ph 6260 1101.
Locations both have the same opening hours.
Canberra International Golf Centre offers a range of golfing activities to suit keen golfers, families and fun seekers.
Enjoy their 18 hole pitch and putt course and mini golf. The two story driving range is open till late.
Shop for all your golfing needs at Pete’s Golf Connection; their showroom style pro shop.
Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre (CISAC)
Visit CISAC for all your health, wellbeing, sporting or leisure activities. Swim in their 50 metre 10 lane, Olympic sized indoor pool.
They also have a 25 metre pool, leisure pool with beach entry, water slide, spa, steam room and much more. Pools are heated all year round.
Other facilities include gymnnasiums, day spa, discount health and fitness store, cafe, PADI dive centre, physiotherapist, and skin treatment, and weightloss centre.
CISAC is Canberra's largest indoor sporting venue.