Here in Australia, Polo has gained momentum as a popular social spectator sport particularly within capital cities. Once upon a time only country folk who lived in regional areas were able to enjoy one of the world’s oldest team sports for obvious reasons of having the available space. Thanks to the dedication and hard work of event organisers who are also helping to dispel the myth that Polo is an elite pursuit, several events are staged annually across Australia.
The site of Canberra was selected for the location of Australia's capital in 1908 as a compromise between rivals Sydney and Melbourne, country's two largest cities. Over 100 years later, Sydney is internationally known for amazing views and landmarks like Harbour Bridge and Opera House but Melbourne is taking the crown as cultural capital of Australia.