She Shapes a Nation

A 2hr walking tour through the heart of the nation

Bronze Statue of Robert Menzies; Bronze Ceiling Canberra; Statue Equality Canberra; HERSTORY Australia
Meeting + Finishing Point: The Ladies Rose Garden
Distance: 3km (Wheelchair & Pram Accessible)
Group Size: Up to 16
Duration: 2 Hours
The Ladies Rose Garden, Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia
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If you would like to make a booking for a larger group or for a time that isn't listed, send us an email at hello@sheshapeshistory.com.au.

It’s more than sightseeing, it’s seeing in a new light.
On this 2 hour, 3km walking tour through the heart of Canberra, you will uncover the stories of the incredible women history has forgotten.

You'll discover Australia’s hidden history as you walk among some of our nation’s most iconic cultural institutions and monuments.

Hidden between the National Archives, the National Library and the National Gallery are the stories of women who designed cities, changed Australia’s constitution and dismissed governments.
Small Group Walking Tour Canberra, Australia
Canberra Tour Itinerary, Parliamentary Triangle Route, Canberra Travel Itinerary
At Federation Fountain, you will hear the remarkable tale of a mother’s journey to the Front.

At the High Court of Australia and Reconciliation Place, you’ll be captivated by the stories of women who fought for Indigenous sovereignty, rights and recognition.

At the end of the tour, you will return to the Ladies Rose Garden with a transformed view of Canberra and our nation’s history.

You’ll leave knowing the stories of twelve unlikely Australian women who shaped our nation and continue to shape our lives today. Join local guides, Sita and Ripley, on this fully outdoor COVID-safe experience.

You will leave with your very own She Shapes History tote bag. Inside, you will find an eco-friendly water bottle, a classic gluten and dairy-free Australian snack and more!
Limited Edition
Tote Bag
This original set of eight recipes is designed and developed by our creative team. You will receive a series of unique postcards detailing the techniques women have used to shape history.
Recipes for Shaping a Nation
This tour has a maximum of 16 guests, allowing us to keep the tour intimate, friendly and COVID-safe.
Guaranteed Small Group
If you’re as much of a nerd as us, you will want to chase up and explore the stories we share. We have made sure each recipe includes a QR code that directly links to the sources behind the story.
Resources for Further Learning
We are dedicated to sharing all Canberra has to offer. You will leave our tour with great recommendations for local businesses, services, restaurants and attractions.
Local Knowledge
You will be guided through the National Triangle by locals with a great sense of humour, a genuine passion for Canberra, and lots of fun facts to share. All our guides are trained in first aid and have received their COVID-19 vaccines.
Professional & Passionate Guides

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