ANU the best university in Australia and 25th in the world according to QS World University rankings

THE QS World University Rankings for 2014/15 are out and our own Australian National University can bask in 25th place, sandwiched between the Parisienne Ecole normale supérieure and North Carolina’s Duke University. The next Australian competition is Melbourne at a lowlier 33, with Sydney coming in 27. ANU alumni can bask in this reflected glory […]

‘Fame’ hits the stage in Gungahlin

GUNGAHLIN College’s second major musical production and follows highly successful short seasons of “Grease” in 2012 and “Romeo and Juliet” in 2013. Yes, it’s that school-age showstopper, “Fame” the musical, by David De Silva and this exciting production combines the use of innovative sets, evocative music, exciting dance numbers and a cast and crew of […]

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Realm, East, and QT win national hotel awards

CANBERRA’S best hotels and venues were honoured with national accolades at the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) National Awards for Excellence last night. Hotel Realm, East Hotel and Lucky’s at QT Canberra beat their interstate counterparts to win National AHA Awards – with Hotel Realm winning Australia’s Best Meetings and Events Venue for the third year […]

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Kippax gets a bike and ride cage

SHANE Rattenbury has announced the completion of a new bike and ride facility on Kippax Place at the Kippax Centre. “Bike and ride facilities provide an easy and convenient way for Canberrans to get around our nation’s capital and help to reduce congestion on our road network. This new facility will ensure residents in Kippax […]

DUI and on the run in an unregistered car

A 25-year-old Griffith man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after he was apprehended by an ACT General Duties Patrol early this morning in Garran. Police had been attending a reported disturbance at a Phillip address around 1.30am today (Tuesday, September 16) when they saw a man running from the scene. The same man […]


Runaway driver causes Cook smash

ACT Policing is investigating a serious vehicle collision following a police pursuit in Cook this afternoon (Monday, September 15). About 2pm, an unmarked K9 Team Patrol activated warning lights and sirens on William Hovell Drive near the intersection with Bindubi Street, Aranda. The driver of the Toyota came to a stop at the side of […]

Video / A whizzy fly-through of the Capital Metro route!

The ACT Government has celebrated its decision to build the Capital Metro light rail line with a jazzy animation of what the route is going to look like and what how Canberra might function around the tram tracks. Capital Metro fly-through displaying the latest designs for Canberra’s first light rail project. The track surfaces are […]


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