Timeline   ACT   NSW   NT   QLD
SA   TAS   VIC   WA   Australia

Part of Australia's charm is its history. It also makes for some great places to visit! So take a journey down Australia's timeline & see what you can discover, or even learn.

Aust. Capital Territory


05 July

The ACT permitted to travel to New Zealand provided they hadn't visited a designated hotspot. [Covid-19]


17 October

Australian Capital Territory general election: Andrew Barr's Labor government is returned for a sixth 4 year term


31 January

The ACT becomes the first Australian region to legalise recreational cannabis


18 January

The Canberra bushfires entered the suburbs of Canberra & 4 people died, over 490 injured, and 470 homes destroyed or severely damaged.
A Virtual Tour of Parliament House
A Virtual Tour of Parliament House

Parliament House is one of Australia's most recognizable landmarks.

Canberra CBD from Mount Ainsley lookout, with Lake Burley Griffith in the background.
The Heart of Australia

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is a hidden gem in the heart of Australia, home to the government's capital city Canberra, which offers much more than just being a hub for politics.

Aboriginal Embassy
Aboriginal Embassy - Canberra

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy is a permanent protest occupation site representing the political rights of Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people.