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Car rental touring in Australian Capital Territory - occupying 2400 square kilometres, lies in the valley of the Molonglo River and at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. The capital city Canberra and its suburbs take up approximately a quarter of the Territory; Namadgi National Park protects the bush and mountain landscape of the remaining area. Pick up a hire car to tour the Australian Capital Territory from our Canberra Airport provider.

 

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Car rental touring Canberra ACT A capital plan - Today the residents of the ACT enjoy the highest standard of living of any Australian State or Territory. As well as a gracious environment, Canberra offers amenities and facilities far beyond those of any other similar-sized city in the world. Just be sure you book your rental car first before you travel to this great state.

A little history - Meeting place The site of the future capital was first occupied by two groups of Aboriginal people, the Ngunnawal and the Ngario. The large campsites found along the banks of the Molonglo indicate a substantial Aboriginal popu-lation in the area. In summer, the tribes left the hot plains of the region for the high country to the west, to feast on bogong moths. In 1820 Charles Throsby Smith was the first European to explore the area. Four years later, Joshua Moore took up 1000 acres (400 hectares) on the banks of the Molonglo River, a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River. He named his property Canberry, an Aboriginal word meaning ‘meeting place’. Another early European settler was Robert. Visit all these historical sites by booking with Airport Car Rental in the Australian Capital Territory.





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