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ALWAYS available and never judgmental, youth outreach worker and former real estate agent Peter Schwarz tirelessly helps vulnerable and at-risk young people by offering guidance, practical support or a shoulder to cry on. In this […]


MOVIE reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD is half a star short of ecstasy in this week’s cinema column, garden guru CEDRIC BRYANT is talking vegetables at Floriade and there are five pages of social photos to have […]


IT’S Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and MEGAN HAGGAN reports the good news that men are finally willing to talk about the disease and its treatment. Elsewhere in this week’s edition, MICHAEL MOORE wonders how we […]


THE things we do for love… arts identity Frank Madrid is limping around the town having just donated a last-chance tendon to his beloved nephew, a budding soccer star; Terry Snow loaned his helicopter for […]


OUR “Mum in the City” columnist SONYA FLADUN was one of the record number of Canberrans seriously affected by influenza this winter. Her horrific tale of misery – from a snuffle to a hospital bed […]


NOW there’s a smile. On the front cover this week snapper SILAS BROWN has caught cancer survivor Ross Green’s lust for life and, inside, he tells reporter KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK: “Before the cancer you wouldn’t have […]


SPORTS columnist TIM GAVEL says Canberra should acknowledge the Tour de France champion Cadel Evans in Canberra by renaming the Stromlo Forest Park. His “Campaign Cadel” starts here! Sport, politics and religion abound in this […]


POLITICAL columnist MICHAEL MOORE takes strong exception to the Greens’ attitude to the recent Greenpeace raid on the CSIRO’s genetically modified crop in Gunghalin, accusing the party of thumbing a nose at the rule of […]


ROBERT MACKLIN doesn’t like Rupert Murdoch, MICHAEL MOORE doesn’t like the politics in planning and DOUGAL MACDONALD doesn’t like the latest Harry Potter movie. That lot notwithstanding, there is a lot to like in this […]


ALL very seasonal this week – gardening guru CEDRIC BRYANT is planting now for spring’s rewards and Mum in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN is dodging winter’s phlegm! Roll on summer, we say. Until then, […]


SHONK, jellyback, buffoon, wimp, moron, coward, sexist, fascist, bigot; insults, says MICHAEL MOORE, are all in a day’s work at the Legislative Assembly. Also in this week’s edition TIM GAVEL takes a forensic look at […]

THIS week, “CityNews” launched a new website aimed at providing Canberra with continuous local news, weather and other information as well as the full variety of news, views and features you enjoy every week in […]

ON a personal level, Julia Gillard and her partner seem like squatters in The Lodge, says ROBERT MACKLIN in a frank look at the Prime Minister and her popularity problems. Elsewhere this week, ACT Opposition […]

IS an absence of service sending customers away from department stores and on to the internet? It certainly is, says columnist SONYA FLADUN. Also in this week’s edition, MICHAEL MOORE explains why trounced Steve Whan’s […]

THIS week columnist TIM GAVEL confronts the worrying spectre of over-competitive parents and how they are ruining sport for kids. MICHAEL MOORE ponders the Chief Minister’s choices now Chris Bourke has joined her team. DON […]

TIM GAVEL is fed up with sports stars thinking they’re the only people in the world under pressure, MICHAEL MOORE warns second-time Planning Minister Simon Corbell about mistakes this time around and ROBERT MACKLIN challenges […]

BEYOND the week’s political upheavals, Mum in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN warns parents to be careful what they wish for when it comes to kids, MARK PARTON reveals the strange ritual of stealing road […]