Australian Capital Territory
Federal territory of Australia, containing the capital city, Canberra
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), known as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) until 1938, is a landlocked federal territory of Australia containing the national capital Canberra and some surrounding townships. It is located in southeastern Australian mainland as an enclave completely within the state of New South Wales. Founded after Federation as the seat of government for the new nation, all important institutions of the Australian Government are headquartered in the territory.
Footage of a dawn retrieval of a kangaroo from Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin went viral around the world, but the kangaroo met a..