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.

Industry Resources

CREDITS

Map of Australian Capital Territory, Australia

No listings for Australian Capital Territory at the moment, but here's a selection of featured lifestyle properties from around Australia

No listings at the moment; here's a selection from around Australia
The Wharf Maryborough

The Wharf Maryborough

$2,950,000
Fraser Coast
An idyllic waterfront lifestyle and a thriving business in one, this is a unique and highly sought-after opportunity not to be missed. The Wharf Maryborough has been an iconic landmark along the mighty Mary River for more than 25 years and it could be all yours. . Both locals and tourists alike flock to this bustling riverfront attraction renowned for its family-friendly atmosphere, peaceful ambience and selection of boutique shops and accommodation options. . The Wharf Maryborough consists of three freehold titles plus one seabed lease with 31 years remaining. The extremely popular ma... 
6 Porter Street

6 Porter Street

$1,100,000
Barossa Valley
Contact Kyle Hand on 0439 685 369 to organise an inspection of this timeless classic. Only a leisurely 2 minute drive from Gawler’s CBD and within 40 minutes to the heart of Adelaide, this incredible manor offers a truly inspiring opportunity for the new owners. Previously a nuns convent, this property was home to many of our sisters and has ties to Mary Mackillop, who occupied a cottage that was on this allotment. 6 Porter Street Gawler is positioned on a private allotment totaling 1814m2 approx. Hand crafted using the best of the best period materials and fittings available fro... 
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... 
“CALLAWAY COURT” LUXURY AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE

“CALLAWAY COURT” LUXURY AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE

From $75,000
Riverland
Loxton has been voted the most livable place in South Australia. This pretty riverside town not only offers exceptional property buying at an affordable price, it also offers some of South Australia’s most awarded sporting schools, South Australia’s award for the tidiest town in consecutive years, ample job opportunities and a thriving commerce and business industry. Loxton is a tourism beacon for South Australia offering first class accommodation, unique attractions and has a nationally recognised golf course. Wine tasting, numerous festivals and events, beautifully maintained gardens and... 
Synergy Skin & Beauty

Synergy Skin & Beauty

$49,999 - VENDOR MUST SELL!
Riverland
A STANDOUT ONCE IN A LIFE TIME OPPORTUNITY Have you ever dreamed of owning your own Beauty salon? If you have, the opportunity will never be better than this. Synergy Skin & Beauty is an established salon which has been thriving for the past several years. Synergy Skin & Beauty have been delivering the highest quality beauty treatments and products possible. Included in the sale is a large client list which guarantees the rewards of having many repeat customers. Client satisfaction has been the highest priority in this business and will continue to be a core value for many years to co... 
Acreage For Sale -  Certified Organic

Acreage For Sale - Certified Organic

$220,000
Riverland
Here is an opportunity that does not come around very often. This substantial property is well located in the heart of Loxton’s Primary Production area. Currently offering a selection of crops it will make the perfect property for an enthusiastic buyer who is looking to live a chemical free life style. Certified organic- the returns are high. Current set up with irrigation and fencing you can be sure to instantly reap the rewards. FEATURES INCLUDE: LOCATION- Located with-in short drive the Loxton CBD. Dual access into the property from alter bitumen roads SHEDDING- A large comm... 
Fernweh Guesthouse

Fernweh Guesthouse

$895000
Barossa Valley
An outstanding location 300 metres from the centre of Tanunda walking distance to great restaurants, cafes, wine bars and wineries. Fernweh Guesthouse comprises an outstanding restored family home (circa 1927) which on its own is an amazing asset in an outstanding location in the best wine region in Australia. The guesthouse has been immaculately presented with luxurious furnishings (mahogany furniture) and includes all of the essentials to run the business. What makes the business a success is the capacity to have three luxury rooms available for guests which return approximately $800 per ... 
Premium Shopping Centre

Premium Shopping Centre

Expressions of Interest
Riverland
Here is a truly substantial opportunity to purchase a shopping centre under cost price. This property is situated across 10 titles. Currently offering 3 individual spaces/ shops/ tenancies. This property could be split into many shops and would make an extremely attractive centre which is located in the heart of town and within a short stroll to the beautiful Murray River. A formal kitchen area and both male and female toilets make this building suitable for a large array of businesses. The Riverland is a prosperous region with new major corporations taking advantage of this fact such as...