Canberra definition

kănbər-ə, -bĕrə
The capital of Australia, in the southeast part of the country. Settled in 1824, it replaced Melbourne as the capital in 1927.
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(place) Capital of Australia, in the Australian Capital Territory.
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National capital of Australia, located in the Australian Capital Territory.
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(Colloquial) The Australian government.

A new tax policy was announced by Canberra today.

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Origin of canberra

  • From Ngunawal kamberra (“meeting place”).

    From Wiktionary