When Canberra was designed by Walter Burley Griffin back in 1911, a small triangle on the plan was to be the centre of government and home to Australia's great national institutions.
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Today, in keeping with those first plans, the area is becoming known as the National Triangle. It's a bit like the Smithsonian of Washington with its collection of national treasures, - says TV personality, Mike Whitney, - but in true Aussie style, our National Triangle is a place for the people. It's the Sort of place you can walk through, bike or roller blade around, or take in during a relaxing cruise.
The 10 national attractions in the Triangle are presenting a fresh collection of exhibitions and interactive displays that interpret for us, aspects of our past, and insights into the future. Take a guided tour or just pick up a walking map and explore this beautiful place -? it's your capital, a place for all Australians and our overseas visitors.