The Gang-gang Cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum) was adopted as the faunal (bird) emblem for the ACT on 27 February Canberra is the only city in Australia where these distinctive ash-grey cockatoos live. LOVE HIS AWESOME HAIRDO!
A Sunday tradition in Canberra, visiting the Old Bus Depot Markets in Kingston is a must. Pick up some tasty treats, handcrafted jewellery, local art, clothing and toys plus regional produce while you explore the stalls.
The Kingston Foreshore is transforming into a vibrant waterfront precinct with a strong arts, cultural, recreation and dining presence. You’ll now find a variety of new restaurants and cafes in the area, including the popular @localpresscafe. Thanks to Instagrammer @dizzy82 for sharing this photo of one of her favourite places. #visitcanberra
Floriade NightFest continues to transform Commonwealth Park into an illuminated wonderland until Sunday 27 September. Nightfest offers visitors the chance to explore @floriade_australia after dark with dazzling lighting, bustling night markets and entertainment for all ages. Some incredible images were captured on the media preview night, like this spectacular photo by Instagrammer @kazuriphotography, and you can find a selection of images on our Facebook page. #visitcanberra
This image was taken at the National Arboretum on the first morning of the 9 day Canberra Balloon Spectacular. user captured perfect start to the festival when some light winds and about 40 balloons all took
“Looking down over her kingdom.” Instagrammer @lrlc82 photographed this sculpture at the National Arboretum Canberra. A striking metal sculpture of an Australian wedgetail eagle on its nest, Nest III was made from welded steel found-objects by Richard Moffatt in 2007 and sits at the top of Dairy Farmers Hill. #visitcanberra