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Canberra Tour

The Canberra trip is a biannual trip for Year 10 students organised by the Humanities and Social Sciences Department.

Students visit Sydney and Canberra. The next trip will take place in December 2016.

Canberra Trip Information and Permission Letter

Canberra Trip Registration Letter

Medical Form 1

As for all trips there is an application process. A high standard of student behaviour is expected. Students would be ineligible for the trip if they have had a suspension in the 20 weeks prior to the trip.

The main focus of the trip is on Civics and Citizenship with visits to:

  • Canberra parliament
  • Old Parliament building
  • Electoral office
  • High Court
  • Australians of the year walk

History:

  • Sydney Pylon museum
  • Australian War Memorial
  • National Museum
  • National Archives Museum
  • Sydney Powerhouse museum
  • National Film and Sound Archive 

Economics:

  • Royal Mint

Geography:

  • Canberra Arboretum
  • National Capital Exhibition

Culture:

  • National Portrait Gallery
  • National Museum

Science:

  • Questacon
  • Taronga Zoo
  • CISRO Discovery Centre

Sport:

  • Australian Institute of Sport

Benefits to students:

  • Great opportunity to visit so many varied places - covers all aspects of Humanities and other subjects
  • Very educational and informative 
  • Get to visit our seat of democracy 
  • Fun and good opportunity to travel inte state - develop independence
  • Also time for shopping in Canberra/Manly and see those famous places- such as a walk around the Rocks in Sydney and a harbour cruise