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Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory
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The Australian Capital Territory, often abbreviated ACT, is the capital territory of the Commonwealth of Australia and is the smallest self-governing internal territory. It is enclaved within New South Wales and is regularly referred to as Australia's 'Bush Capital'.

The need for a National Territory was flagged by colonial delegates during the Federation conventions of the late 19th century. Section 125 of the Australian Constitution provided that following Federation in 1901, land would be ceded freely to the new Federal Government. The territory was transferred to the Commonwealth by the state of New South Wales in 1911, two years prior to the naming of Canberra as the National Capital in 1913. The floral emblem of the ACT is the Royal Bluebell and the faunal emblem is the Gang-gang Cockatoo.

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Canberra (Australian Capital Territory).
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Senator Kate Lundy has represented the Australian Capital Territory in the Senate in the Australian Federal Parliament as a member of the Australian Labor Party since 1996. She held many portfolios in opposition including Information Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer Affairs, Local Government, Sport and Health Promotion. Elected for the fifth time, as part of the Rudd Labor Government Senator Lundy is currently Chair of the Joint Standing Committee for the National Capital and External Territories and a long-standing active member of the Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee. She is also one of the Federal Parliament's representatives on the Advisory Council of the National Archive of Australia.
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tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor⢠company) Old Parliament House Canberra Home of Australia's Federal Parliament from 1927 to 1988, this historic building gives visitors a chance to discover Australia's past. Read more at: www.travelpod.com Travel blogs from Old Parliament House: - "... A short walk down to the Old parliament House was the next logical place to visit ..." - "... Including the view of the alignment with Mount Ainslie, the Memorial and the Old Parliament house as above ..." - "... Over the next few days we went to the old Lanyon Homestead, an early colonial settlement outside of Canberra, Parliament House, Old Parliament House and the museums ..." - "... People still get easily lost here???? We went to the Old Parliament House whish is a long white building with a rectangle lake and protesters at the front of it ..." - "... John became fascinated with the Aboriginal Embassy outside on the grounds of Old Parliament House ..." - "... We started with the Old Parliament House which is only circa 80 years old ..." Read these blogs and more at: www.travelpod.com Photos from: - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia - Forrest, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Photos in this video: - "The Old Parliament House of Representatives" by Chezgra from a blog titled "Parliament, Parliament and War" - "Old Parliament House. Start of kids trail." by Schwieso from a blog titled "Happy Fathers Day Tony <b>...</b>
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Ginini Flats Wetland Complex - RAMSAR site Location: Namadgi National Park, ACT Shot: December 2008 This is a short video compile of a the The Ginini Flats Wetland Complex Ramsar site, located in Namadgi National Park in the Australian Capital Territory. The site is made up of a series of interconnected flats known as Ginini Flats and Cheyenne Flats.It is is one of the largest, deepest and least disturbed subalpine Sphagnum bogs in mainland south-eastern Australia. It is also important habitat for the nationally threatened Northern Corroboree Frog:a rare species confined to the Southern Highlands of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. For more information on this and other wetalnds and RAMSAR sites please visit: www.environment.gov.au/water/topics/wetlands/
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This particular leg comprised of a short 2 hour flight from Canberra (YSCB) (Australian Capital Territory) to Albury (YMAY) (New South Wales). Our landing time was as I recall between 2 and 3pm on the 4th of July, 2010. I was filming this particular leg of the flight in the right hand seat. A friend of mine was flying as Pilot In Command. VH-EOF Cessna 172S NAV III Engine: Lycoming IO360 180BHP (2700RPM) Avionics: Garmin G1000 Cruise: 110 Kts (204kph, 127mph) MTOW: 2550lbs (1159kg) Fuel: 201 Lt - [54 USG] Burn: 36 Lt/hr [9.5 USG/hr] (Mixture Rich) Range: 5h35m / 670Nm / 1240km / 770 miles Service Celing: 14000 Ft Fixed Pitch propellor (Diameter: 76in, 190cm) Cost (Standard G1000 Equipped): US$254500 (Approx: AU$305000) Cost with everything: US$311025 (Approx: AU$375000)
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tinyurl.com Legit-Profitable Online Business Opportunity In Australia (watch profit-revenue..) 1 Sydney, New South Wales 3641422 [1] 2 Melbourne, Victoria 3371888 [2] 3 Brisbane, Queensland 1676389 [3] 4 Perth, Western Australia 1256035 [4] 5 Adelaide, South Australia 1040719 [5] 6 Gold Coast-Tweed Heads, Queensland/New South Wales 454436 [6][7] 7 Canberra-Queanbeyan, Australian Capital Territory/New South Wales 356120 [8][9] 8 Newcastle, New South Wales 288732 [10] Newcastle 9 Central Coast, New South Wales 282726 [11] Sydney 10 Wollongong, New South Wales 234482 [12] Illawarra 11 Sunshine Coast, Queensland 184662 [13] 12 Geelong, Victoria 137220 [14] 13 Townsville-Thuringowa, Queensland 128808 [15] 14 Hobart, Tasmania 128557 [16] 15 Cairns, Queensland 98349 [17] 16 Toowoomba, Queensland 95265 [18] 17 Ballarat, Victoria 78221 [19] 18 Bendigo, Victoria 76051 [20] 19 Albury-Wodonga, New South Wales/Victoria 73497 [21][22] 20 Launceston, Tasmania 71395 [23] 21 Mandurah, Western Australia 67813 [24] 22 Rockingham, Western Australia 67520 [25] Perth 23 Mackay, Queensland 66874 [26] 24 Darwin, Northern Territory 66291 [27] 25 Maitland, New South Wales 61431 [28] Newcastle 26 Rockhampton, Queensland 60827 [29] 27 Bunbury, Western Australia 54482 [30] 28 Bundaberg, Queensland 46961 [31] 29 Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 46735 [32] 30 Hervey Bay, Queensland 41225 [33] 31 Port Macquarie, New South Wales 39219 [34] 32 Shepparton-Mooroopna, Victoria 38773 [35] 33 Melton, Victoria <b>...</b>
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Brace For War 7 Canberra Storm Oshyer Vs Spencer Saisanavong Mma Cage Fighting Australian Capital Territory Canberra Act
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I left the Blue Mountains and headed south along the Hume Highway and through some very California-like regions to reach Canberra, the capital city of Australia. There, I learned a bit about the Australian government in the Parliament House, and later hung out with Aboriginal activists outside the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. All of the music included in these videos contains music heard while on my trip. In order: Drapht - "Where Yah From" Midnight Oil - "Beds Are Burning"
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Sydney Morning Herald--Home loans in the -Australian Capital Territory- jumped 8.8 per cent, from a 5.2 per cent fall in March. ''The housing market is recovering after the floods, with solid demand across the eastern states during the month,&ap - Date : Wed, 08 Jun 2011 02:16:49 GMT+00:00
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Victoria is the least happy state - Herald Sun Tweet this news
Herald Sun--VICTORIANS are the unhappiest of all Australians except those in the Northern Territory, a study reveals. The latest data from The Test, a wide-ranging online health survey, shows that residents in the -Australian Capital Territory- are happie - Date : Sat, 21 May 2011 10:18:42 GMT+00:00
SA shoppers tighten their belts - Adelaide Now Tweet this news
Adelaide Now--Turnover rose in Queensland (2.3 per cent, WA (1.6 per cent), Tasmania (1.3 per cent) and the Northern Territory (1.7 per cent). Besides South Australia, retail figures were down in Victoria (-0.3 per cent), the -Australian Capital Territory - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 01:05:52 GMT+00:00
Tasmania to Recognise Gay Marriages, Partnerships and Unions from Tomorrow - UK Gay News (press release) Tweet this news
UK Gay News (press release)--From tomorrow, civil partnerships from Victoria, New South Wales, the ACT (-Australian Capital Territory-), New Zealand and the UK will be recognised in Tasmania, along with civil partnerships and same-sex marriages from all t - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:57:50 GMT+00:00
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VAdvert Press Center (press release)--24, 2009, provided greater levels of automation, performance and capability for ADF users, a back-up network management facility at Canberra in the -Australian Capital Territory-, and Generic Mobile Upgrade Systems fo - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 18:27:44 GMT+00:00
Changing population a threat to small business - StartupSmart Tweet this news
StartupSmart--The Federal Government has proposed a sustainable population strategy, which would freeze -Australian capital- cities at their current size. Urban Taskforce chief executive Aaron Gadiel says population growth is a vital part of any modern -c - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 05:26:09 GMT+00:00
National VET scheme on trainer wheels - PS News Tweet this news
PS News--It will begin by regulating trainers in New South Wales, the -Australian Capital Territory- and the Northern Territory. According to the Minister for Tertiary Education and Skills, Senator Chris Evans, the move represents a new era for vocational - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 23:57:40 GMT+00:00
Heavy NSW loss shows Labor vulnerable in Queensland - New Zealand Herald Tweet this news
New Zealand Herald--If Queensland follows NSW, only South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the -Australian Capital Territory- would remain in Labor hands. In NSW, O'Farrell said he would govern "for all people". & - Date : Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:35:43 GMT+00:00
Boeing Receives AUS$15.5M MHFCS Support Services Contract - IEWY News Tweet this news
IEWY News--24, 2009, provided greater levels of automation, performance and capability for ADF users, a back-up network management facility at Canberra in the -Australian Capital Territory-, and Generic Mobile Upgrade Systems for land-and-sea and air plat - Date : Sun, 27 Mar 2011 08:54:31 GMT+00:00

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