Quality Hotel Woden
Crnr Melrose Drive & Launcesto
Canberra, AC 2606
Phone: (61) 2 62817733
Fax: (61) 2 62817730
The Woden Tradesmen's Union Club offers many facilities for members and guests. It is close to the Woden Shopping Plaza with plenty of parking. Visitors are welcome and you will find someone to have a quiet drink with in the fully stocked bar. Some of the facilities available are an inexpensive restaurant, which is open daily, a snack bar and coffee shop, housie, over 100 gaming machines and meat raffles. There is a pensioners' social club and a fishing club.
Woden Youth Centre is a cool place where youngsters can hangout in a clean and safe environment. Free from drugs and alcohol, the center aims to provide a space for having fun, playing games and indulging in creative activities. The pool tables, basketball court, musical instruments, playstation and many other facilities are made available to youngsters. Apart from entertainment, the youth center also conducts outreach programs, workshops, art & crafts sessions and similar other events. For more details, simply walk-in or call ahead.
The Malkara School aims to provide a positive environment for student to grow and excel. They have special learning programs for students with disabilities and works towards their progress. The school organizes a number of programs and activities for their development and growth. The Malkara Model Railway and Scales Model Exhibition is held here annually, and is said to be one of the most awaited exhibitions by model train enthusiasts.
The Baha'i faith was founded in Baghdad in 1863 and officially established in Canberra in 1957 with only a few members. It is now a flourishing community consisting of about 130 members. The Baha'i Centre is located at Weston, about ten minutes from the city center. The Baha'i religion promotes oneness across all religions and backgrounds and is based on the teachings of Bahha'u'llah, the prophet founder of the Baha'i faith, which now has approximately five million members worldwide.
When you adopt a pet from the RSPCA, you are doing much more than purchasing a cute puppy or kitten. A wide range of animals are available, ranging from babies to older pets needing a new home. Ensuring that proper responsibility is taken for the pets adopted, de-sexing is paid for at time of purchase. The RSPCA give plenty of information and education about the care your new animal needs. Pet care items are available, including scientifically balanced food, bowls, leashes and toys. A cruelty complaint service is also available if you have any concerns about pets in your area.
Shoppers are used to their local pharmacy providing them with prescriptions, over the counter medicines and even a small range of cosmetics, but Holder also offers some more natural products. Happily combining alternative remedies with modern medicines customers will be able to receive homeopathic remedies, experience the benefits of Iridology and even receive counseling in natural therapies. Friendly staff can help you find quick relief for anything from a cold to chickenpox, and there are even a few gift items and perfumes available upon the shelves.
The Canberra Girls Grammar School is a popular school in the city. Apart from boosting students to achieve academic excellence they also have a lot of extra curricular activities. The school is famous for the Canberra Girls Grammar School Auditorium which hosts musical concerts and such other entertaining shows.
The Embassy of Switzerland is a body that represents Switzerland in Australia. It offers its nationals residing in Australia information about international laws and also acts as a friendly bond between the two countries.
The Austrian Embassy Canberra is the official residence of the Ambassador of Austria. It provides its nationals with the necessary information regarding the various international laws and also functions as a bridge between Austria and Australia.
The first thing you notice at the Indonesian Embassy is the stairway of hand-carved statues leading to the visitor pavilion. The statues depict the characters from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, two famous Hindu epics. Inside the pavilion, you will find colorful costumes from various areas of Indonesia, as well as many artifacts. The instruments of the complete Gamelon orchestra, are an impressive site, and on special days these are played. Bookings are required for groups.
Embassy of Finland in the Yarralumla suburb of Canberra provides consulate services regarding visa and resident-ship for non-Finnish travelers. Also the Finnish citizens in Australia are well-guided in passport-related issues and other formalities pertaining to the Consular Services Act of both the countries. Visit their website to know more about the center.
The Papua New Guinea High Commission was opened in 1981. The spectacular building is in the form of a Haus Tambaran or Spirit House from the Sepik River area. Totem poles guarding the entrance are carved depicting ancestral spirits. The gable of the Haus Tambaran was painted by university art students from Port Moresby. It depicts stylised images of clan ancestors. The Haus Tambaran was traditionally a meeting place for the elders in the villages. Traditional objects including a Garamut (gong drum used as a telephone in the Madang area), are on display for visitors. Bookings are required for groups.