, There are no wind-power generators in Canberra, but several have been built or are being built or planned in nearby New South Wales, such as the 140.7 megawatt Capital Wind Farm.  A total of 137 valid entries were received. The table below displays average monthly climate indicators in CANBERRA based on 8 years of historical weather readings.
 Street names typically follow a particular theme; for example, the streets of Duffy are named after Australian dams and reservoirs, the streets of Dunlop are named after Australian inventions, inventors and artists and the streets of Page are named after biologists and naturalists.
, The lowest recorded minimum temperature was −10.0 °C (14.0 °F) on the morning of 11 July 1971.
 Both teams play their home games at Canberra Stadium, which is the city's largest stadium and was used to hold group matches in soccer for the 2000 Summer Olympics and in rugby union for the 2003 Rugby World Cup. This zone covers the high areas of the New South Wales, Northern Tablelands (Armidale, Guyra, Glen Innes), Southern Tablelands, Canberra/ and most of Tasmania. Canberra is a city with a significant rainfall. "Nganbra" or "Nganbira" could readily have been anglicised to the name "Canberry", as the locality soon become known to European settlers. , In an effort to improve road safety, traffic cameras were first introduced to Canberra by the Kate Carnell Government in 1999.  Since the initial construction of the lake, various buildings of national importance have been constructed on its shores.  The Chief Minister is elected by the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and selects colleagues to serve as ministers alongside him or her in the Executive, known informally as the cabinet..  Winter 2011 was Canberra's warmest winter on record, approximately 2 °C (4 °F) above the average temperature. Canberra has the lowest rate of crime of any capital city in Australia as of 2019[update]. , Canberra has one of the highest rates of active travel of all Australian major cities, with 7.1 per cent of commuters walking or cycling to work in 2011.  However, the ACT member could only vote on matters directly affecting the territory.  In 1913, Griffin was appointed Federal Capital Director of Design and Construction and construction began.  A survey was conducted across several sites in New South Wales with Bombala, southern Monaro, Orange, Yass, Albury, Tamworth, Armidale, Tumut and Dalgety all discussed.  Most suburbs are planned to include a primary and a nearby preschool; these are usually located near open areas where recreational and sporting activities are easily available. Since then, plantations have been expanded, with the benefit of reducing erosion in the Cotter catchment, and the forests are also popular recreation areas. , Lake Burley Griffin was deliberately designed so that the orientation of the components was related to various topographical landmarks in Canberra.  A growing number of software vendors have based themselves in Canberra, to capitalise on the concentration of government customers; these include Tower Software and RuleBurst. The last significant snowfall in the city centre was in 1968.  Qcity Transit provides bus services between Canberra and nearby areas of New South Wales through their Transborder Express brand (Murrumbateman and Yass) and as Qcity Transit (Queanbeyan). , A number of creeks, including Jerrabomberra and Yarralumla Creeks, flow into the Molonglo and Murrumbidgee.  In 1927, the property was official dubbed Government House. Climate zone 8 - alpine These eight climate zones are illustrated in the form of a climate zone map which was created using Bureau of Meteorology climatic data with two supplementary zones added to accommodate an additional temperate zone and alpine area.  The vast majority of the population of the Territory reside in Canberra though and the city is therefore the primary focus of the ACT Government. Canberra climate summary The Canberra lies on 574m above sea level The climate in Canberra is warm and temperate.  The ACT government announced in 2014 that up to 23 megawatts of feed-in-tariff entitlements would be made available for the establishment of a facility in the ACT or surrounding region for burning household and business waste to produce electricity by 2020. , Of all waste produced in the ACT, 75 per cent is recycled. Almost 750 names were suggested. Related Resources. s68 allows for an annual increase linked to a Rental Housing CPI index, which is usually significantly higher than CPI. The median age is 35 years and only 12.7% of the population is aged over 65 years.  It was downsized and rebranded as Stone Day in 2012. , The Griffins assigned spiritual values to Mount Ainslie, Black Mountain, and Red Hill and originally planned to cover each of these in flowers.
 As the city has a high proportion of public servants, the Commonwealth Government contributes the largest percentage of gross territory product and is the largest single employer in Canberra, although not the majority employer. , The Australian Defence College has two campuses: the Australian Command and Staff College (ACSC) plus the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies (CDSS) at Weston, and the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) beside the Royal Military College, Duntroon located in the inner-northern suburb of Campbell.  A consortium of private and government investors is making plans for a billion-dollar data hub, with the aim of making Canberra a leading centre of such activity in the Asia-Pacific region.  The ACT Government announced on 5 March 2020 that the CIT campus and an adjoining carpark in Reid would be leased to the University of New South Wales for a peppercorn lease, for it to develop as a university campus.
 Canberra gets 100.4 clear days annually.  The lakes stretch from east to west and divided the city in two; a land axis perpendicular to the central basin stretches from Capital Hill—the eventual location of the new Parliament House on a mound on the southern side—north northeast across the central basin to the northern banks along Anzac Parade to the Australian War Memorial.  On 11 March 2014, the last day of the centennial year, the Canberra Centenary Column was unveiled in City Hill. Sub-tropical Region with warm, humid summers and mild dry winters. , Lake Burley Griffin is the site of the Captain James Cook Memorial and the National Carillon. , The city's main industry is public administration and safety, which accounted for 27.1% of Gross Territory Product in 2018-19 and employed 32.49% of Canberra's workforce. Tennis courts include those at the National Sports Club, Lyneham, former home of the Canberra Women's Tennis Classic.
The ACT was given its first federal parliamentary representation in 1949 when it gained a seat in the House of Representatives, the Division of Australian Capital Territory.  ActewAGL is a joint venture between ACTEW and AGL, and is the retail provider of Canberra's utility services including water, natural gas, electricity, and also some telecommunications services via a subsidiary TransACT. Such was the popularity during the COVID-19 isolation in 2020 that the ACT Government initiated a 'Clockwise is COVID-wise' rule for walkers and runners.  Most town centres have facilities for a community theatre and a cinema, and they all have a library.  In 2012, the ACT Government legislated greenhouse gas targets to reduce its emissions by 40 per cent from 1990 levels by 2020, 80 per cent by 2050, with no net emissions by 2060.  Between 1920 and 1922 the train line crossed the Molonglo River and ran as far north as the city centre, although the line was closed following major flooding and was never rebuilt, while plans for a line to Yass were abandoned. In the administrative sphere, most frequently this is through the actions of the National Capital Authority which is responsible for planning and development in areas of Canberra which are considered to be of national importance or which are central to Griffin's plan for the city, such as the Parliamentary Triangle, Lake Burley Griffin, major approach and processional roads, areas where the Commonwealth retains ownership of the land or undeveloped hills and ridge-lines (which form part of the Canberra Nature Park). Canberra Nature Parks have a large range of walking paths, horse and mountain bike trails.  Other significant annual sporting events include the Canberra Marathon and the City of Canberra Half Ironman Triathlon.  There were four expeditions between 1820 and 1824. Prime7 airs short local news and weather updates throughout the day, produced and broadcast from its Canberra studios. Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city's accommodation was not nearly sufficient to house the 1,250 delegates and a tent city had to be set up on the banks of the Molonglo River. , The Australian Federal Police (AFP) provides all of the constabulary services in the territory in a manner similar to state police forces, under a contractual agreement with the ACT Government.
 There are numerous bars and nightclubs which also offer live entertainment, particularly concentrated in the areas of Dickson, Kingston and the city.
advocating Canberra to every member of the Commonwealth's seven state and federal parliaments.
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