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Events ACT is your guide to what's on in Canberra and the region. Browse and filter upcoming Canberra events in the calendar to find information about free and ticketed events that interest you. If you're an event organiser you can also add events, plan events and apply for funding and grants.

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28 Nov 14
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9 Mar 15
Photograph of Brian Jondmusson and wife Visitacion arriving in Sydney, 1963

A Ticket to Paradise?

National Archives of Australia

A Ticket to Paradise? delves into the rich diversity of the nation's migrants and their experiences, and looks at promotional campaigns which presented a Utopian view of Australia as a welcoming...

3 Nov 14
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3 Nov 15
Australian War Memorial

Afghanistan: The Australian Story

Australian War Memorial

Afghanistan and the Middle East are now linked to Australia's national story. Australia's mission is clear: to combat international terrorism, to stabilise Afghanistan, and to support Australia's...

29 Nov 13
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30 Nov 14
A member of the 2nd Battalion carrying on with his correspondence in the mud

ANZAC voices

Australian War Memorial

Marking the centenary of the First World War, this exhibition features treasures from the Australian War Memorial's archives. The voices of the ANZACs will be presented through their letters and...

5 Nov 14
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14 Aug 15
Ben Quilty Poster

Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan

Australian War Memorial

After spending over three weeks talking to Australian servicemen and women in Afghanistan, Ben Quilty felt an overwhelming need to tell their stories. He went there in October 2011 as an official war...

26 Nov 14
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15 Nov 15
Imagery from the exhibition Bespoke: Design for the People.

Bespoke: Design for the People

The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

Bespoke. Custom made. Tailored. Made to measure. Bespoke: Design for the People. In a collaboration with Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre, five artists respond to the furniture designed for the...

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