About the Australian Capital Territory

Canberra City (LATITUDE 35 Deg 19 Min S LONGITUDE 149 Deg 12 Min E) is approximately 580 metres above sea level.

The highest elevation in the Australian Capital Territory is Mount Bimberi at 1912 metres.

The Australian Capital Territory covers about 242 000 hectares (912 square miles).

The area burnt by bushfires in the A.C.T. between 1939 and 1995

ACT RFS Burnovers

The Weather

A.C.T. Weather Summary

A.C.T. Low Humidity Events

News

MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF MINISTER - John Stanhope

"BURN, BOBOYAN, BURN" - High Intensity Prescription Burns June 1998

Gungahlin Joint Emergency Services Centre 13 February 1998

Recommendations :Inquiry into the Proposed Restucturing of the A.C.T. Emergency Service's June 1997

The A.C.T. Bushfire Task Force 24 March 1995

FIRE AT JERVIS BAY N.S.W. December 1994

THE BIG BLOW - Severe wind storm hits the A.C.T. November 1994

New Fire Tower for the A.C.T. 5 October 1994

CONTROLLED BURN - JERVIS BAY N.S.W. July 1994

The Point Hut Crossing Fire October 1990

Thankyou's

From the Chairman of the A.C.T. Bush Fire Council ....... 27 February 2003

Appreciation Ceremony Speech - Peter Lucas Smith 14 February 2003

Letter of thanks from Peter Lucas Smith 26 January 2003

Archived "Letter's of Thanks..."

Last updated 4 November 2014