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  ACT Electoral Commission
Elections ACT is an independent statutory authority responsible for conducting elections and referendums for the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly.
The Electoral Legislation Amendment Act 2008 was passed by the ACT Legislative Assembly on 8 May 2008.
The Australian Motorist Party and The Community Alliance Party (ACT) have submitted applications to register as political parties for the 2008 ACT Legislative Assembly election, while the Liberal Party of Australia (A.C.T Division) has applied to change its official abbreviation from Liberal Party to Canberra Liberals.
www.elections.act.gov.au   (667 words)

  Australian Capital Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Territory was transferred to the Commonwealth by the state of New South Wales in 1911, and construction of the capital, Canberra, began in 1913.
The floral emblem of the ACT is the Royal Bluebell and the faunal emblem is the Gang-gang cockatoo.
The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) and the Royal Military College, Duntroon (RMC) are in the suburb of Campbell in Canberra's inner northeast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australian_Capital_Territory   (1644 words)

 Floral Emblem - ACT
The Royal Bluebell was announced as the floral emblem of the Australian Capital Territory on 26 May 1982 by the Hon.
The announcement of the Royal Bluebell as the floral emblem brought the Australian Capital Territory to a position equal to that of the Australian States and the Northern Territory.
Previously, in the absence of official territorial emblems, the armorial bearings granted to the city of Canberra tended to be used, either partly or wholly, by community groups and sporting representatives.
www.anbg.gov.au /emblems/act.emblem.html   (611 words)

The Capital Territory is surrounded by New South Wales, with the capital Canberra surrounding Lake Burley Griffin, which is man made.
This explains why the capital is roughly between the two states; although slightly closer to Sydney.
Canberra was the name given to the new capital which is rumoured to be a translation of 'meeting place' in aboriginal.
www.australianexplorer.com /australian_capital_territory.htm   (590 words)

 Ausflag - Australian Capital Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Australian Capital Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911, and attained self-government on 4 March 1989, however until recently it did not have a flag of its own.
The flag for the Australian Capital Territory was adopted by the ACT Legislative Assembly on 25 March 1993.
In the centre of the gold fly is a modified form of the arms of the City of Canberra, whilst the Southern Cross appears in the blue bar at the hoist.
www.ausflag.com.au /flags/act.html   (219 words)

 Australian Capital Territory
The ACT as it is known, is a small territory that is land locked within the mountainous country of southeastern New South Wales and has a population of 300,000.
Canberra the capital city of Australia, is one of 3 planned capital cities in the world.
ANZAC Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian and New Zealand men and women who have served in war.
www.virtualoceania.net /australia/states/act.shtml   (244 words)

 Australian Capital Territory - Canberra, the Australian capital, is located in the Australian Capital Territory halfway ...
Australian Capital Territory - Canberra, the Australian capital, is located in the Australian Capital Territory halfway between Sydney and Melbourne
Canberra, the Australian capital, is located in the Australian Capital Territory halfway between Sydney and Melbourne.
As both these cities could not reach a decision regarding who would hold the title, the Australian Capital Territory was created.
www.australien-individuell.com /eng/au_act_e.html   (345 words)

 Accommodation in Australian Capital Territory - hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, resorts, aprtments, hostels, ...
ACT is landlocked in the mountainous state of southeastern New South Wales; Sydney is 190 miles (306km) to the northwest.
The territory is tiny by Australian standards; it is 50 miles (80km) from north to south and about 20 miles (30km) wide.
The Namadgi National Park occupies the whole southwestern area of the Territory.
au.lodgeseek.com /state.php?state=1   (75 words)

 Australian Capital Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was called the Federal Capital Territory until 1938.
In 1988 the territory gained self-government with its own unicameral parliament, and Jervis Bay was separated from the territory.
The federal government is the largest employer in the territory.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0805380.html   (203 words)

 Australian Capital Territory, Australia current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to Australian Capital Territory, Australia is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
Call Australian Capital Territory, Australia at a great price using a phone card from Nobelcom.
Get a chart comparing the time of day in Australian Capital Territory, Australia with all of the other locations you are interested in.
www.worldtimeserver.com /current_time_in_AU-ACT.aspx   (624 words)

 Australian Capital Territory Travel Insurance from Atlas Direct
The capital territory of the Commonwealth of Australia and its smallest self-governing internal territory.
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.
The ACT is infamous as the only part of Australia where hardcore pornography is legal.
www.atlasdirect.net /worldwide/Australian_Capital_Territory.aspx   (594 words)

 Water Rights Arrangements in Australia and Overseas Annex F - Australian Capital Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Australian Capital Territory case study, Annex F of the commission research paper Water Rights Arrangements in Australia and Overseas, was released on 18 November 2003.
This annex is one of twelve case studies that was prepared to assist the understanding of the complex legal, organisational and management arrangements of the jurisdictions studied.
Case studies were prepared for the Murray–Darling Basin, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory, the Colorado River Basin, California, Colorado, Chile, Mexico and South Africa.
www.pc.gov.au /research/crp/waterrights/annexf   (161 words)

 Australian Capital Territory Consolidated Acts
The Australian Capital Territory Parliamentary Counsel's Office maintains the ACT Legislation Register, a website of ACT legislation.
This database is updated from data obtained directly from the ACT Parliamentary Counsel's Office ACT Legislation Registry website on a weekly basis.
More recent updates may be available from the ACT Legislation Registry website.
www.austlii.edu.au /au/legis/act/consol_act   (275 words)

 Wine Australia - Wine Regions - Australian Capital Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Half-way between Sydney and Melbourne, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) was created from farmland in the 1920s when it was apparent that Australia’s two most populous cities could not agree on which should become the capital of the fledgling nation.
The ACT, excised from New South Wales, was to become home to Canberra, the national seat of Government and the nation’s administrative centre.
The Canberra District wine region incorporates the majority of vineyard developments in the northern part of the territory and the adjoining area of New South Wales.
www.wineaustralia.com /global/Regions/WineRegionState.aspx?p=33   (177 words)

 Australian Capital Territory
Most of the territory consists of an area formerly known as Yass-Canberra, which was ceded to the commonwealth by New South Wales in 1911.
Jervis Bay - Jervis Bay, territory (2001 pop.
276,162), capital of Australia, in the Australian Capital Territory, SE...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0805380.html   (162 words)

 Enrico Taglietti & Associates Pty Ltd, Manuka, Australian Capital Territory, Australia - Archiplanet
Dickson Health Centre, Dickson, Australian Capital Territory, 1981
Embassy of Italy Chancellery, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 1967
Residence for the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Garran, Australian Capital Territory
www.archiplanet.org /wiki/Enrico_Taglietti_&_Associates_Pty_Ltd,_Manuka,_Australian_Capital_Territory,_Australia   (258 words)

 WorldLII - Categories - Countries - Australia - Courts & Case-Law - Australian Capital Territory
Reviews some of the administrative decisions made by ACT Ministers, departments and agencies in an extensive range of jurisdictions (On ACT Magistrates Court and Tribunals)
Residential Tenancies Tribunal of the Australian Capital Territory
Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory - Court of Appeal Decisions
www.worldlii.org /catalog/20.html   (348 words)

 SearchSystems.net - Largest Free Australian Capital Territory Public Records Directory
Description: Browse the ACT Heritage Places list in word or pdf format to find information on historical places in the Australian Capital Territory.
Description: Browse this Australian Capital Territory Department of Education and Training service for schools in the ACT area or use the interactive map service.
Description: Browse this Australian Capital Territory service by name, ABN, product/service, locality, or town/suburb for suppliers involved in purchasing activities with the ACT.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=391   (354 words)

 Australian Capital Territory road map: Australia - Multimap
Australian Capital Territory road map: Australia - Multimap
This Road map of Australian Capital Territory is provided by Multimap.
Map Location: World / Australia / Australian Capital Territory
www.multimap.com /world/AU/Australian_Capital_Territory   (43 words)

 HomeSight Links: Australia, Australian Capital Territory
Australian Capital Territory Housing Assistance Act of 1987
This site provides the entire Act online, and includes information about the Commissioner of Housing, Housing Assistance Programs, and financial arrangements for the Australian Capital Territory.
The entire Act online, this site provides information about Australia's commitment to financial assistance for the provision of home and community care services.
www.homesight.org /loc-australia-australian-capital-territory.html   (187 words)

 ACS (Australian Computer Society) - ICT Professionals Shaping our Future
The ACS (Australian Computer Society) is the recognised professional association for those working in Information and Communications Technology, seeking to raise the standing of IT professionals and represent their views to government, industry and the community.
A member of the Australian Council of Professions, the ACS is the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the ICT sector, committed to ensuring the beneficial use of ICT for all Australians.
It provides both members and non-members with opportunities for professional education and networking, as well as enabling them to contribute to the development of their profession.
www.acs.org.au   (163 words)

 ACT Government Entry Point: Home
Welcome to Ngunnawal Country, Home to Canberra, Australia's National Capital
Stamp duty concession for pensioners to downsize homes
Phone 13 2281 or find a shopfront or go to FAQ
www.act.gov.au /CAP/accesspoint?action=menuHome   (29 words)

 CSU Guide to Australia - ACT
Australian Heritage Commissions homepage providing access to the databases, publications and information produced by the AHC.
A comprehensive listing of web servers in the ACT
Covers Australian quarantine and inspection issues such as import and export conditions for food, animals, plants and grains, air and sea travel, research, quarantine alerts, and a schools kit containing lesson plans
www.csu.edu.au /australia/act.html   (140 words)

 Australian Capital Territory information at AtlasChoice
Sights and Things to do in Australian Capital Territory:
IMPORTANT: due to restrictions, Atlas may not be able to offer Travel Cover to certain destinations if they are deemed a war-zone and/or if HM Foreign & Commonwealth Office recommends no travel to the area/region/country.
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www.atlaschoice.com /hotels-in/Australian_Capital_Territory.aspx   (257 words)

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gocanberracity.com /Asia_Pacific/Australia/Australian_Capital_Territory   (90 words)

 Canberra and Surrounds, Australian Capital Territory - About Australia
Canberra and Surrounds, Australian Capital Territory - About Australia
Canberra - the capital of Australia - is sometimes referred to as the bush capital because pockets of bushland reserve extend almost to the city centre and over half of the Australian Capital Territory, within which Canberra lays, is classified as national park or nature reserve.
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www.about-australia.com /act.htm   (135 words)

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