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All the news and photos from Canberra’s big year.

Raquel Ormella New Flag 2

Political art with humour and honesty

  “THE Triangle” is a new show at Canberra Contemporary Art Space that aims to   engage with the Featuring works by Alison Alder, Alex Asch, Robert Boynes, Ham Darroch, Julian Laffan, Raquel Ormella, John Reid, Toni Robertson, Bernie Slater, the looks at “politics of the everyday, the mainstream, the party and the public.” According to […]

$100,000 for 100 heroes

ONE hundred thousand dollars worth of grants is up for grabs as part of the 100 Community Heroes Campaign, launched today by Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr.  The 100 grants, each worth $1000, are open to charities and community groups in Canberra and Queanbeyan. They are being provided by the four ACT Community Bank branches – Calwell, […]

Centennial souvenirs unveiled

THE official commemorative tea-towels of Canberra’s centennial year go on display today, among five winning entries from a competition to design memorabilia for the city’s 100th year. The work of the five winners and four other finalists from the “Canberra: a legacy of good design” competition form an exhibition that opens at 6pm tonight at the […]

Craig Rankine with his family from Amaroo.

All the fun of the ferry

A FERRY service run by Southern Cross Cruises has proven to be a hugely popular form of transport at the Canberra 100 festivities, taking about 100 people at a time from the Regatta Point stage to Reconciliation Place, where the “World’s Longest Bubbly Bar” will soon open, serving specially produced Centenary Sparkling wine.  The ferry’s […]