Every purchaser of a brand new residential block of land in Canberra is eligible for the Free Plant Issue Scheme.
And there is a list on the Ginninderry website which gives a range of native plants that are allocated for your front landscaping. This is a good place to start!
If you’re super keen check out the “blooming marvelous” Australian Plants for Canberra Region Gardens and other Cool Climate Areas book produced by the Australian Native Plants Society of Canberra . You can buy this from some great retailers around Canberra.
The ACT Smart Plant Selector can help you find the right plants for your area.