A trip to Canberra is a rite of passage for all Australian students. Embarking on a journey of discovery, students come face to face with our history, democracy, culture and heritage. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should visit Canberra.
- See the Prime Minister at work
Guided tours of Parliament House have students learn firsthand about Australian democracy, lawmaking and how Parliament works to make Australia a better place to live. At Government House students can learn about how the government works, what the role of the Governor General is and what it means to be an Australian citizen.
- Be inspired by our nation’s founders
From the National Capital Planning Exhibition to the Museum of Old Democracy, students can step back in time and relive history from the moment our nation’s capital came to be, through to the early days of government. Students will take a look at the decisions that shaped our nation into what it is today.
- Let your imagination run wild
At the National Science & Technology Centre aka Questacon, students can explore over 200 hands-on science exhibits that encourage them to learn and play. From science to the stars, at the Deep Space Communication Complex students are met with informative and enjoyable ways to learn about the solar system and the story of space travel.
- Meet with sports stars
At the Australian Institute of Sport students enjoy guided tours of Australia’s premier sporting precinct where they learn about the extensive training regimes of its athletes, understanding what it takes to make it to the Olympics and beyond! Afterwards they can jump into Sportex, one of Australia’s leading interactive sports exhibits.
- Explore tomorrow’s innovation
Engage your inner scientist at the CSIRO Discovery Centre where you can imagine, collaborate and innovate with fellow science enthusiasts. At the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre, students are inspired to pursue careers in technology and engineering as they learn about how things are made and how innovation can solve every day problems.
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