Canberra: The Nation's Capital:
History of the Capital -- From the choosing of a site, to the designing of it and naming
it..... all you need to know about how Canberra came to be.
Travel to Canberra
The Airliner shuttle bus service operates Monday to Friday and provides express bus
service to/from the Airport and Canberra city. You can pick up the Airliner bus from the
central terminal right outside the main doors.
ACTION Buses is the sole provider of public transport in the Australian Capital Territory.
Find out more about the routes and timetables and how to get the most out of sightseeing
by using public transport.
Deane's Buslines operates scheduled passenger bus services in the Queanbeyan and Canberra
Region seven days a week and has an extensive charter fleet.
The Privileges Card (launched in 1991) provides visitors, newcomers and local residents
with special benefits and savings at over 200 leading leisure and entertainment venues in
the Canberra Region.
Gallery of Australia:
The National Gallery of Australia, at Parkes Place, is open daily from 10am5pm
(except Christmas Day). There is no admission charge for the permanent collection although
there may be charges for major exhibitions.