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Australian Capital Territory

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  1. (ACT) is the capital territory of the Commonwealth of Australia and its smallest self-governing internal territory

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  2. It is an inland enclave in New South Wales, situated in bushland

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  3. The ACT was conceived during the Federation conventions of the late 19th century as a neutral location for a new national capital

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  4. Section 125 of the Australian Constitution provided that following Federation in 1901, land would be ceded freely to the new Federal Government

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  5. The territory was transferred to the Commonwealth by the state of New South Wales in 1911, and construction of the capital, Canberra, began in 1913

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