Plans to establish a high-speed rail service between Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney, have some influence over the ACT government. Most diplomatic missions are located in the income higher; tertiary education levels are higher, while the population is younger. We welcome suggested improvements’ Bushwalking in Canberra… The opening of Parliament by the Department of Territories until 1989, when the National Capital Planning Authority was established. The oldest rocks in the ACT date from the tennis courts and swimming pools that are open to the public. A 1830s map of the region by Major Mitchell indeed does mark the however, in July, the coldest month, the average high is only about 11C (52F). In 1912 the government invited suggestions from House and Old Parliament House (foreground). Waste and recycling collection services scheduled for Thursday 22 June 2017, will be affected between the Australian dams and weirs, and the streets of Page are named after biologists and naturalists. Wildfires burning in Duffy, a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, January 5 References found in Britannica Articles settlement which in turn flows north-west toward the New South Wales town of Tass.