Centenary of Canberra: Vision and GoalsVisionAll Australians proudly celebrate and share in the Centenary of Canberra, ournation’s capital–the city that tells the story of our countrys freedom, spirit,achievements and aspirations.Goals•Increase the pride and ownership of Australians in their capital.•Fully engage the community of Canberra, the Capital region and the broaderAustralian community in the celebrations.•Establish enduring international recognition of Canberra and its role as thecapital.•Build the positive image and reputation of Canberra as a city and community.•Build lasting legacies of community value through memorable celebrations andhigh quality projects.•Create impetus for future development of the national capital.
Centenary of Canberra Creative Director, Robyn Archer AOin full flight at Centenary Medallion ceremony.
Special Centenary Sporting MatchesBrumbies vs Waratahs
Westfield Matildas vs New Zealand Ferns16 June 2013 – McKellar ParkDiamonds vs Silver Ferns13 October 2013 – AIS ArenaAustralian Boomers vs New Zealand Tall Blacks and;Jayco Australian Opals vs New Zealand Tall Ferns18 August 2013 – AIS Arena
Centenary Commissions – Century – Andrew Schultz
Centenary Commissions – Monument – Australian Ballet
Centenary Commissions – Skywhale By Patricia Piccinini
Centenary Commissions – Skywhale By Patricia PiccininiMedia CoverageNationally, the Skywhale has featured in morethan 900 stories across print, TV, radio andother media.More than 80 stories have been tracked in theinternational media.