canberra canberra  /ˌkæn ˈbɛ rə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital of Australia; located in southeastern Australia

News

  1. Volkswagen recalls almost 26,000 cars in Australia

    CANBERRA (Reuters) - Automobile maker Volkswagen AG will recall almost 26,000 cars in Australia in response to potential gearbox problems, the company said on Wednesday, mirroring recalls already ordered in China, Singapore and Japan. Volkswagen Australia would recall Golf, Jetta, Polo, Passat and Caddy models manufactured between June 2008 and September 2011, the German company said in a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Northrop Grumman Appoints Ian Irving as Chief Executive for Australia

    CANBERRA, Australia, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of Ian Irving as chief executive for Australia, effective July 15. In this new ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Witch hunts in Papua New Guinea linked to jealousy

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — On a tropical island where most people live in huts, assailants armed with guns, machetes and axes stormed the wooden house by night. They set the building on fire and took away four female relatives to be tortured. Their alleged crime: witchcraft.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. Dolce says there have been about 70 "international cover versions" of Shaddap You Face "by artists as diverse as Lou Monte, Manuel of Fawlty Towers - and even rapper KRS-One. The Canberra Celtic Pipe Band does a brilliant highland fling...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Joe Dolce Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "There are probably more eastern gray kangaroos in Canberra now than any time in the last 100 years," Stanhope told reporters. "I think we have perhaps tried too hard not to cull."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Jon Stanhope Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It's still early, we just didn't hold the ball for long enough and build enough pressure (against Canberra)," Hornby said. "We think it can work for us. Time will tell, we'll keep working at it and we think we can get the best out of having...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Ben Hornby Source: The Age

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