National Capital Authority Education Portal

Primary Education Kit

Primary Education Kit

The Story of our Nation's Capital provides primary teachers with a curriculum-based education resource to support the story of Canberra as told through the National Capital Exhibition.

Secondary Education Kit

Secondary Education Kit

Reflections of a Nation - the history and design of our National Capital presents teachers with the opportunity to reinforce the role of Australia's national capital and to familiarise students with the unique story of Canberra.

Primary Education Kit

Blundells Cottage Education Kits

Blundells Cottage education kits provide primary school teachers with curriculum based resources to support studying the history of the local area and life in pre-Federation Australia

Police Memorial Education Kit

The National Police Memorial Education Kit

This unique resource has been designed for secondary students up to Year 10. The kit provides direct links to themes in Australian history and geography, with particular emphasis on Australian identity and commemoration.

Mapping the Capital

Mapping the Capital

Currently on show at the National Capital Exhibition, Mapping the Capital, celebrates 100 years of the Scrivener Survey of Canberra. Learn about surveying and mapping and how this was carried out in the Australian bush in the early 1900s.

Primary Education Kit

A Capital Choice display

Why was Canberra chosen as the site of Australia's national capital? A Capital Choice explores the decision to select Yass-Canberra as the site for our national capital in 1908 and links to both the Primary and Secondary education kits.

Online Booking System

Guided tours of the National Capital Exhibition, Blundells Cottage, Anzac Parade and the Old Parliament House Gardens can be made directly via our online booking system. Bookings are essential for all school and group tours.

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