Public Health Emergency in the ACT

A Public Health Emergency has been declared in the ACT for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

Caretaker period

On 11 September 2020, the ACT Government assumed a Caretaker role, with an election to be held 17 October 2020. Information on this website will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.

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Major Events in Canberra


As our nation’s capital, Canberra provides the perfect location for a range of major international events.

The ACT’s world-class venues regularly hold international summits, sporting fixtures and national events, attracting large numbers of visitors to Canberra and offering something for everyone to enjoy.

If you would like to volunteer at major events hosted by Events ACT, please complete the Volunteer Expression of Interest Form. 

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