Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory (abbreviated ACT) is a territory in the south east of Australia, enclaved within New South Wales. The Australian Capital Territory was created to house the nation’s capital Canberra with a population of 374,245. It is the smallest self-governing internal territory in Australia.

The ACT is bounded by the Goulburn-Cooma railway line in the east, the watershed of Naas Creek in the south, the watershed of the Cotter River in the west, and the watershed of the Molonglo River in the north-east. The ACT also has a small strip of territory around the southern end of the Beecroft Peninsula, which is the northern headland of Jervis Bay.

The ACT has a mostly dry, continental climate with warm to hot summers and cool winters. The average annual rainfall is 629 millimetres which is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month is October and the driest is June. During winter, snow falls in the nearby Australian Alps. January is the hottest month with average maximum temperatures of 28°C. The coldest month is July with average daily temperatures of 11°C which can drop below zero at night. Canberra has around nine hours a day of sunshine in summer, dropping to around five hours in winter.

Apart from the city of Canberra, the Australian Capital Territory also contains agricultural land (sheep, dairy cattle, vineyards and small amounts of crops) and a large area of national park (Namadgi National Park), much of it mountainous and forested. Small townships and communities located within the ACT include Williamsdale, Naas, Uriarra, Tharwa and Hall.

Tidbinbilla is a locality to the south-west of Canberra that features the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, operated by the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of its Deep Space Network. There are a large range of mountains, rivers and creeks in the Namadgi National Park. These include the Naas and Murrumbidgee Rivers.

Canberra

As the seat of the government of Australia, Canberra is the site of Parliament House, the High Court and numerous government departments and agencies. It is also the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance, such as the Australian War Memorial, Australian National University, Australian Institute of Sport, National Gallery, National Museum and the National Library. The Australian Army's officer corps are trained at the Royal Military College, Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy is also located in the capital.

The city's design was influenced by the garden city movement and incorporates significant areas of natural vegetation that have earned Canberra the title of the "bush capital". Explore the treasure trove of national attractions, sprawling parklands and fashionable restaurants and bars.

Just a 45 minute drive from the city, you’ll find the wildlife, walking trails and Aboriginal rock art of Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park in the northern Australian Alps. Drive the Poacher’s Trail to the wineries, farms and galleries of the surrounding scenic countryside. Hike past wildflowers and glacial lakes in the Snowy Mountains and spot dolphins from pristine beaches on the South Coast.

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Acreage For Sale

Acreage For Sale

110,000
Riverland
A dream come true for anyone one wishing to spend their future in a lovely rural area. If you are looking to live in a quiet private location, Loxton has so much to offer. Sit back and enjoy the peace and serenity that this is the allotments boasts. Totaling some 11 acres approx, this allotment is located in the heart of Loxton’s primary production area whilst being only a short drive away from the warm, welcoming and thriving community CBD. This is the perfect spot for someone wanting to build their life with a calm yet exciting lifestyle in the Riverland. FEATURES INCLUDE: L... 
240 Morgan Road

240 Morgan Road

Expressions of Interest
Riverland
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST An opportunity of a LIFETIME! Here we have an outstanding opportunity for YOU to own an established caravan park boasting some 39 acres on the Lake Bonney waterfront. The vendors have been busy with refurbishments to the amenities, camping sites and the park grounds, offering a great and relaxing atmosphere for all to enjoy. Features of this unique resort include a 3 bedroom house, camp kitchen, amenities block (including disabled), sauna and massage area, kiosk, BBQ area, recreation hall, small winery and workshop. Offering a variety of powered and non-powe... 
20 Old Kapunda Road

20 Old Kapunda Road

E.O.O $995,000 - $1,090,000
Barossa Valley
A wonderful Barossa Valley lifestyle only an hour from Adelaide! “Warnest Haus” was originally built around 1913, and four generations of the same family have lived and loved it here ever since! A truly magnificent homestead with irrigated orchard of over 50 varieties of fruits and nuts. The beautiful stone residence sits proudly on its own piece of land of some 1,964 sqm (approx.), with 2 adjoining “orchard” blocks of 1,833 sqm (approx.). The land size of the combined offering is approx. 3,787 sqm. on a corner of prime “Village of Nuriootpa” real estate. The home itself is a qui... 
Mullers' Meat Store

Mullers' Meat Store

279000
Riverland
For 30 years, this butcher shop has been servicing the local surrounding communities with high quality products and great customer service. It takes pride in being the first choice for generations of locals and is known for producing quality small goods which have been nationally awarded. Don't miss out on this outstanding opportunity as they do not come along often. FEATURES INCLUDE: INTERIOR- Open plan layout, shop frontage, rear workshop area, cools rooms and storage. LAND- 1000m2 approx. with ample parking space and r... 
Mungungo Exchange

Mungungo Exchange

$235,000
Gladstone
Located just a short 11 kilometre drive from Monto, the dynamic service centre for the North Burnett region is this well established and beautifully presented 3 Bedroom “Air BnB”. . Situated in the quiet hamlet of Mungungo, within walking distance to a family friendly and extremely popular country pub, this property, and the buying options available offer prospective buyers an envious possibility of deriving an ongoing passive income due to the ever expanding tourism opportunities that are developing in and around the region. . This beautifully renovated home situated on a good sized 96... 
Ruston's Roses

Ruston's Roses

NEGOTIABLE
Riverland
You can follow in the footsteps of Property royalty and be a part of the world Renowned “Rustons Roses” complex, which is in a class of its own. This complex has been fully renovated and comprises of 26.19 acres (approx.) of land which is home to some of the world’s rarest roses. With an open plan floor space there is enough room for over 200 seats in the luxurious restaurant. The estate comes with a high end commercial kitchen, established car museum, historical rose garden beds and all the facilities to allow an array of commercial, residential and business purposes. Only 5 kms f... 
40 Nookamka Terrace

40 Nookamka Terrace

Expression of Interest
Riverland
A true classical Riverland mansion. This two-storey home is dressed to impress and offers unparalleled quality, feel and style. With once in a life-time views and access to Lake Bonney South Australia you are going to fall in-love with this property. With the elegance of a Victorian style castle, this home makes you feel like you have been swept away to a distant land which is perched on a hillside with great scenery and water. Being double storey you have the option to live upstairs while allowing private access to the downstairs living area and amenities. FEATURES INCLUDE: HOME ... 
Farmstay/Country Resort in the Mountains

Farmstay/Country Resort in the Mountains

$1,350,000
Southern QLD Country
This unique property ideally located in the centre of 4 National Parks, 3 lakes, horse riding and wineries has become available for someone looking to purchase a going concern lifestyle business. Less than 2 hours from Brisbane central, 45 minutes from Toowoomba and 2.5 hours from the Gold Coast and Noosa it is close to everything and a huge estimated 3 million population demographics. The closest rural town is only 10 minutes drive and has a school and shops necessary for day to day living. The 72 acre property is situated right on the New England Highway with all weather access and has...