Canberra

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Australian Capital Territory

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The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory; 280 km south-west of Sydney and 660 km north-east of Melbourne. The land was transferred to the Commonwealth by New South Wales in 1911 creating the Australian Capital Territory, two years prior to the capital city being founded and formally named as Canberra in 1913.
The Australian Capital Territory, formerly known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938 and commonly referred to as the ACT, is a federal territory of Australia containing the Australian capital city of Canberra and some surrounding townships.

Australia

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is the capital city of Australia.
Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney.

Melbourne

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The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory; 280 km south-west of Sydney and 660 km north-east of Melbourne.
After the federation of Australia in 1901, it served as interim seat of government of the new nation until Canberra became the permanent capital in 1927.

Walter Burley Griffin

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Following an international contest for the city's design, a blueprint by American architects Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin was selected and construction commenced in 1913.
He is known for designing Canberra, Australia's capital city.

Australian National University

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It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library.
The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.

Parliament House, Canberra

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This includes Parliament House, the official residence of the monarch's representative the Governor-General, the High Court and numerous government departments and agencies.
Parliament House is the meeting place of the Parliament of Australia, located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.

Australian Institute of Sport

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It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library.
The Institute's headquarters were opened in 1981 and are situated in Canberra (the capital city of Australia).

List of cities in Australia by population

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Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall.

National Museum of Australia

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It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library.
The National Museum of Australia, in the national capital Canberra, preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people and events that have shaped the nation.

Marion Mahony Griffin

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Following an international contest for the city's design, a blueprint by American architects Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin was selected and construction commenced in 1913.
During her career, she produced some of the best architectural drawing in America and was instrumental in envisioning the design plans for then new capital city of Australia, Canberra.

National Gallery of Australia

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It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library.
Located in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory, it was established in 1967 by the Australian government as a national public art museum.

High Court of Australia

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This includes Parliament House, the official residence of the monarch's representative the Governor-General, the High Court and numerous government departments and agencies.
The High Court has had a permanent home in Canberra since 1979.

Australian War Memorial

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It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library.
The Memorial is located in Australia's capital, Canberra.

Royal Australian Mint

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It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library.
Opened in 1965 and situated in the Australian federal capital city of Canberra, in the suburb of Deakin, the Mint is also a very popular tourist destination for visitors and locals alike.

Royal Military College, Duntroon

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The city is also home to many important institutions of the Australian Defence Force including the Royal Military College Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy.
It was founded at Duntroon, in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, in 1911 and is located at the foot of Mount Pleasant near Lake Burley Griffin, close to the Department of Defence headquarters at Russell Hill.

New South Wales

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The land was transferred to the Commonwealth by New South Wales in 1911 creating the Australian Capital Territory, two years prior to the capital city being founded and formally named as Canberra in 1913.
Eventually the area that now forms the Australian Capital Territory was ceded by New South Wales when Canberra was selected.

Capital city

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is the capital city of Australia.
In Australia, the term "capital cities" is regularly used to refer to the aforementioned state capitals plus the federal capital Canberra and Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory.

Australian Defence Force Academy

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The city is also home to many important institutions of the Australian Defence Force including the Royal Military College Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy.
ADFA is located in the suburb of Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, near the Australian Government district of Russell.

Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory

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Other notable early settlers included the inter-related Murray and Gibbes families, who owned the Yarralumla estate —now the site of the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia — from the 1830s through to 1881.
Yarralumla is a large inner south suburb of Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

St John the Baptist Church, Reid

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The oldest surviving public building in the inner-city is the Anglican Church of St John the Baptist, in the suburb of Reid, which was consecrated in 1845.
St John the Baptist Church is the oldest church in Canberra, Australia, and also the oldest building within Canberra's city precinct.

Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly

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The Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly performs the roles of both a city council for the city and a territory government for the rest of the Australian Capital Territory.
It sits in the Legislative Assembly Building on Civic Square, close to the centre of the city of Canberra.

Government House, Canberra

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Other notable early settlers included the inter-related Murray and Gibbes families, who owned the Yarralumla estate —now the site of the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia — from the 1830s through to 1881.
It is located in the suburb of Yarralumla, in the City of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory.

Weetangera, Australian Capital Territory

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The Campbells sponsored settlement by other farmer families to work their land, such as the Southwells of "Weetangera".
Weetangera is a suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

Mount Ainslie

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An alternative definition has been claimed by numerous local commentators over the years, including the Ngunnawal elder Don Bell, whereby Canberra or Nganbra means "woman's breasts" and is the indigenous name for the two mountains, Black Mountain and Mount Ainslie, which lie almost opposite each other.
Mount Ainslie is a hill with an elevation of 843 m that is located in the northeastern suburbs of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

Seat of Government Act 1908

Following discussion and exploration of various areas within New South Wales, the Seat of Government Act 1908 was passed in 1908 which specified a capital in the Yass-Canberra region.
The act selected the Yass-Queanbeyan region as the site for Canberra, the new capital city of Australia.