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See yourself in the Nation’s Capital? Then you can see yourself in Lily’s Florist Canberra

So, for all your flower deliveries in and around Canberra, you cannot go past Lily’s Florist Canberra. 

At Lily’s Florist Canberra we have a huge selection of the most beautiful fresh flowers to suit all occasions, like birthdays, Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. And if you believe flowers make the perfect gift, Lily’s Florist Canberra can give you the assurance that your order will be handled in a friendly and professional manner, whether you order online or over the phone. 

But there’s more! You know your flower deliveries will be prepared by our finest local florists at an excellent value.

Australia’s capital city, Canberra, has a populace of over 367,000 residents, and is the largest inland city. 

Situated at the top end of the (ACT) Australian Capital Territory, Canberra is 660 kilometres northeast of Melbourne, and 280 kilometres southwest of Sydney. In 1908, to obtain a compromise between Sydney and Melbourne as possible sites, the current area of Canberra was selected. 

Not dissimilar to the American Federal District of Columbia, Canberra is an entirely planned city outside of any state. In 1913, construction commenced from a blueprint by Marion Mahony Griffin and Walter Burley Griffin, Chicago architects. 

Incorporating crucial regions of natural vegetation, Canberra’s design was influenced by this garden setting, earning the title of ‘bush capital.’ The Great depression and two World Wars obviously hindered the development of the city for some time. 

However, after World War II, the capital developed into a prosperous city, with the then Prime Minister Robert Menzies advocating its progress. 
Being the seat of government, Canberra is the site where Parliament House, the High Court, and other government departments sit. Obviously, there are a high proportion of public servants in residence, with the average income higher than the national average, and a lower unemployment rate. 

Aboriginal peoples in the area were found to be in existence for some 21,000 years. The primary group in the immediate region of Canberra was the Ngunnawal tribe, with the Gandangara to the north; the Wandandian on the east; the Ngarigo lived on the south, and the Wiradjuri were on the northwest. 

Tangible European settlement began in the Canberra region as early as the 1820s. A station or homestead was constructed around 1823 on what is currently Acton peninsula. The construction was built by stockmen working for Joshua John Moore. After formally applying to purchase the site in 1826, calling it by the name of ‘Canberry,’ Moore was given permission to retain the 1,000 acres in 1827. 

Presently, the oldest public building in the city of Canberra, consecrated in 1845, is St John the Baptist Anglican Church, situated in the suburb of Reid. The earliest graves of the region are located in St John’s churchyard. 

As time went on, the Aboriginal tribes began to dwindle from the district, mainly from diseases such as measles and smallpox. 

In 1913, Lady Denman, wife of the Governor General, officially gave Canberra its name at a ceremony at Kurrajong Hill, now known as Capital Hill.
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