Suburb Profiles


CAPTAINS FLAT


55km from Canberra and 45km to Queanbeyan.  This quaint, mountainous old mining town offers a unique native experience with abundant wildlife and a quiet charm. Captains Flat is one of the more affordable small towns in close proximity to both Queanbeyan and Canberra..

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CARWOOLA


 20km from Canberra and 10km to Queanbeyan. Unique to the Canberra region, offers picturesque rural parcels of land abundant with green rolling hills, leafy established trees and lush pastures may with beautiful views so close to town and the Defence Headquarters.  Country lifestyle with city convenience only a short distance away!

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COLLECTOR


 Tiny historic township just off the Federal Highway between Goulburn and Canberra. The village is home to the historic and famous Bushranger Hotel with memorabilia associated with Ben Hall's bushranger gang. Collector also has a couple of cafe's and is growing steadily in its arts and crafts culture. Collector continues to attract thousands of people each year to the charming community-run family festival that is "The Collector Village Pumpkin Festival". Collector has a great community and small public school that is well resourced, has a well equipped library and has internet access in the classroom.  Or make use of the free school buses that will take the kids to most ACT primary or high schools.   Easy commuting distance to Canberra on highway in approx 40 minutes and just 20 minutes to Goulburn.

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GUNDAROO


 Gundaroo is a tiny historic village which has been totally by-passed by all the major roads passing through the area. A haven of natural beauty, gift shopping, fine food and history. This historic village is untouched by modern commercial developments and features the renowned award winning 'Grazing' hotel, local pub and award winning 'Cork Street Cafe'.  There is also a terrific public primary school, playing fields and local supermarket/post office and the village has a great sense of community. Easy commuting distance of 30 minutes to Canberra's CBD.

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GUNNING


 Only 45 - 50 minutes commuting distance to Canberra, Gunning is an old transport and wool growing centre offering heritage experiences with a peaceful, friendly rural atmosphere. It has Antique and craft stores, restaurants, historic buildings and B&Bs. A great childcare centre, local primary school, show grounds, public swimming pool and river makes this town perfect for anyone with a young family and is equally enjoyed by retirees in the area. Located 1km from the Hume Highway also makes it popular for people regularly driving to Yass, Goulburn and Sydney.

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HALL


The Village of Hall is located within the border of the Australian CapitalTerritory just 14 kilometres from the City of Canberra, and even closer tothe Belconnen and Gungahlin Town Centres. Is was one of the earliestsettlements in the region and some of the buildings exhibit features of anage now gone. The village is known for its rural, peaceful character, having the homes(some at prestige level) set on large blocks among mature trees. Located inthe village are a supermarket, popular pub, and a number of servicebusinesses, and it also serves as an interchange for school busses going tothe various schools and colleges in Canberra. The surrounding region is located over the border in New South Wales, and ispopular as a rural residential location, being on the fringe of Canberra withtravel times to employment centres comparable to suburban living, yetenjoying the rural lifestyle. It is also in the Cool Climate Wine region,and scattered through the region are a variety of boutique vi...

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