Australian Capital Territory


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Australian Capital Territory

n
(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


n.
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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Believes it is unacceptable that Australians who reside in the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory should have fewer democratic rights than other Australians;
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.
Local officials in Canberra, Australia recently announced that the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has introduced 24 Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) into agency fleets.
These appendices present background data; some theoretical considerations, national programs, and sections on New South Wales; Victoria; Queensland; Western Australia; South Australia; Tasmania; Australian Capital Territory; and Northern Territory.
Australian Capital Territory chief minister John Stanhope said: "Questions need to be answered and lessons learned."
"We are still facing some very high to extreme fire dangers," said Peter Lucas-Smith, chief fire controller for the Australian Capital Territory.
The venture, 51% owned by ntl while WIN and SCB have the remaining stake, is to build a carrier-grade network with over 100 points of presence covering New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory.
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.
Following the passing of last years assisted dying law in the State of Victoria, Australian Senators are poised to vote in favour of allowing a ban to be lift on assisted dying laws in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory (NT) next week.
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

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