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Todd Carney hanging out with the Corbys

TODD Carney completists will be thrilled to learn that Goulburn’s Finest has had himself photographed hanging out with Australia’s favourite drug smuggler and her centrefold sister. The Daily Telegraph has the scoop of the disgraced former Raiders star photographed with Schapelle and Mercedes Corby in Bali. Which does sound rather more pleasant than playing rugby […]

Canberra Confidential / Curtins for someone?

IN announcing an eminently worthy fellowship for gender equity in science, Labor Chief Minister Katy Gallagher’s otherwise word-perfect press release finished with this howler: “The Fellowship is named in honour of Emeritus Professor Judith Whitworth AC, who was director of The John Curtain School of Medical Research from August 1999 until July 2009”. Widely regarded […]

Afghan cricketers coming to Manuka!

EVENTS ACT have announced warm up matches for the one day Cricket World Cup and we’re getting the eclectic mix of Afghanistan and Ireland! Our lot are: Friday 26-Sep-14 Afghanistan v Comets / NSW 2nd XI Canberra Manuka Oval, Canberra Sunday 28-Sep-14 Afghanistan v Comets / NSW 2nd XI Canberra Manuka Oval, Canberra Tuesday 7-Oct-14 […]

Ambulance service numbers much improved

SIMON Corbell says the ACT Ambulance service now has the best priority one response times at the 90th percentile of any Australian capital city, according to an independent review. Simon says the report showed significant financial investment from the ACT Government had led to major improvements in the structure, governance and performance of the ACT […]

This week in beer… take a ride with Cavalier Brewing

FROM humble beginnings (like most craft breweries), Cavalier Brewing is coming on in leaps and bounds as a front runner and leader in the Australian craft beer industry. Although every market is important to Cavalier Brewing, owner Heath Shirtcliffe sees Canberra as an important next step in Cavalier Brewing’s continued expansion into the craft beer […]