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What's on in Canberra!

13 Jun 15
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30 Aug 15
Purple Hill Harden bergia violacea

A potted history of Canberra region ceramics

Canberra Museum and Gallery

From a pinecone fashioned by fourteen-year-old Doris Todd in 1923 out of clayey soil turned at the site of provisional Parliament House, to Cathy Franzi's porcelain bowls which celebrate the native...

3 Nov 14
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3 Nov 15
Australian soldier on watch in the Afghanistan countryside

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...

6 Jun 15
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1 Aug 15
Tour group with their lanterns in the gardens

afterDARK Lantern Tours

Australian National Botanic Gardens

afterDARK Lantern Tours are a wonderful way to spend a winter evening in the nation's capital. Participate in a lantern making workshop then embark on a fascinating night tour of the Australian...

16 Jun 15
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18 Aug 15
Entrance to the National Portrait Gallery

Art and Dementia

National Portrait Gallery

Art and Dementia - this interactive tour at the National Portrait Gallery involves looking at portraits and listening to music. It's ideal for people living with dementia and their carer. Free,...

5 Dec 14
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29 Nov 15
Behind the Lines 2014 cartoon

Behind the Lines 2014: The year’s best political cartoons

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

See powerful political caricature in the Behind the Lines 2014 exhibition, which celebrates the best political cartoons of the year. Superheroes. Battle axes. Death stares. Who said politics was dry...

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