a moth image

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people and recognise any other people or families with connection to the lands of the ACT and region.

Enjoy a vibrant lifestyle

Canberra is so much more than the national capital. With nature on our doorstep, a rich arts and culture scene and world-class dining and entertainment, we are one of Australia's best-kept secrets.

Arts & entertainment

We host some of the country’s biggest festivals and exhibitions. Our eclectic community calendar is packed with activities for everyone to enjoy.

Read more

Outdoors & nature

Canberra’s planners ensured nature would weave through the city. It’s easier to de-stress here from the demands of modern life.

Read more

Eating & drinking

Canberra is a foodie paradise. We have everything to tempt your tastebuds, whatever your mood or budget.

Read more


We are Australia’s sport and fitness capital. Whether you want to cheer from the grandstands, or get in on the action, we have you covered.

Read more

Making friends

We love to welcome new people to our town. With lots of activities and events to choose from, you’ll find it easy to make friends.

Read more

Multicultural Canberra

More than a quarter of our population is from overseas. And we don’t just welcome people from other cultures — we celebrate with them.

Read more