Australian Capital Territory

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Australian Capital Territory

(Placename) a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay (the latter sometimes regarded as a separate entity). Pop: 373 100 (2012 est). Former name: Federal Capital Territory

Austral′ian Cap′ital Ter′ritory

a federal territory on the continent of Australia in the SE part: includes Canberra, capital of the Commonwealth of Australia. 304,100; 939 sq. mi. (2430 sq. km). Formerly, Federal Capital Territory.
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Similarly, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government tendered more recently for the development and implementation of a Capital Works Management system.
Destructive winds at an average of 50 to 70 km/h with gusts to 100 km/h were forecasted to blow at the the Illawarra, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts today, beginning afternoon.
Ireland will begin their six-match tour against minnows Victoria in Melbourne on May 29 followed by matches against Super 12 sides Australian Capital Territory in Canberra on June 1, New South Wales in Sydney on June 5 and Queensland in Brisbane on June 8.
Stromlo Observatory in the Australian Capital Territory says spectra he took indicate that brightness peaked April 21, well before the first sighting.
The contract has been bagged to supply an additional 100MW of power to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
The Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court approved lawyer Mark McCormack's application to use Facebook to serve legally binding documents to tell the Canberra couple that they had lost their house after defaulting on a loan.
OzFoodNet, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; ([dagger])-Communicable Disease Control Branch, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; and ([double dagger]) OzFoodNet, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The retailer, which has been offering customers in that state discounts on fuel since July, commented late last month that it will bring the program to New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, and Tasmania beginning December 1.
The analogue network has already been closed in the metropolitan areas of mainland Australia and in many regional areas in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory.
Information on award winner and events of state and territory ALW follow for the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia.

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