A Local’s Guide to Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 403,468, Airport Manager, Andrew Georgiou says “Canberra is home to me. I’ve been raised here and have loved it. Everyone is always friendly and helpful and it is such a great environment to be in’.

Michael Le, Fleet Presentation Officer, says “working here is great, although Canberra is small, there is always a chance to meet new friends and find new opportunities.”

A small cosmopolitan community, Canberra is enriched with renowned galleries and museums.

Canberra has “many hidden treasures that make it such a great city to visit. The best place to see would be The War Memorial, such a sacred place with so much history”- George Giannakakis, Fleet Presentation Officer

The team further recommend visiting Questacon, Lake Burley Griffin, National Museum of Australia and the Arboretum.

When we asked the Canberra team the best place to eat we had a number of different votes:

  • Casey Jones- “burgers are insanely amazing” Kosta Giannakakis, Fleet Presentation Officer
  • Grease Monkey- Andrew Georgiou, Airport Manager
  • The Dock in Kingston- George Giannakis, Fleet Presentation Officer

If you’re looking for a place to stay the night check out QT Canberra- it’s central to everything.

Canberra is the perfect place to immerse yourself in rich culture and art.


Image credit: Scott Leggo