Canberra entertainment

Theatre in Acton

Street Theatre

Canberra's leading independent theatre stages interesting contemporary performances from new and established practitioners.
Cinema in Acton

Palace Electric

A luxe cinema in the Nishi Building that screens mainly art-house and independent films.
Arts Centre in Civic

Gorman Arts Centre

This sprawling arts centre – and its sister centre in Ainslie – plays host to a wide range of Canberra's cultural institutions, from galleries to theatre companies to individual artists. There's always something goi…
Stadium in Dickson

GIO Stadium Canberra

The Canberra Raiders ( is the home-town rugby league side, and in season (from March to September) the team plays here regularly. Also laying tackles at Canberra Stadium is the ACT Brumbies (www.b…
Theatre in Civic

Canberra Theatre Centre

Canberra's live theatre hub hosts all kinds of performances, from theatre to cabaret to comedy. Check online to see what's playing during your visit, or pop into the box office.
Cinema in Civic

Dendy Canberra

An independent and art-house cinema in the Canberra Centre. Tuesday is discount day (all tickets $13).
Cinema in Kingston & Manuka

Capitol Cinemas

Six-screen art-deco cinema screening mostly current blockbusters.