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Latest news: Canberra region

Braidwood the sole entry, finalist and winner in tourism award

In a spectacular coup, Braidwood has taken out first place in the Canberra region's Top Tourism Town Awards, as the sole entrant, finalist and winner. Not to take anything away from its victory...

Capital Region Truffle Festival endures despite loss

On Friday 23 June, Chief Minister Andrew Barr launched the 2023 truffle season at East Hotel in Kingston. There is one presence that will be sorely missed this year. The late Truffle Festival Association president, Dick Groot-Obbink passed away in May from Covid-19 at age 78.

Truffle season, the super-sniffing underdog of ACT winter tourism

Tuesday 21 June marked the beginning of truffle season, the Canberra region’s prized underdog for drawing in winter tourism.