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Short+Sweet winners

Short+Sweet winners

WINNERS of Canberra’s Short+Sweet festival have been announced. The festival, considered “the biggest little play festival in the world”, included a selection of 10-minute plays written, directed and acted by local performers. Canberra’s festival ran […]

Bag ban hits TV

THE plastic bag ban’s electronic advertising campaign begins today on tv and radio. From November 1, all single-use plastic shopping bags of 35 microns or less, generally distributed through supermarkets, grocery stores and takeaway food […]

Babycam wins prize

THE innovative webcam project allowing families to view their babies in the Canberra Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has won an Australian Institute of Project Management (ACT) award. The NICUCAM resource streams video images of […]

Nurses reject prison needles

Nurses have joined prison staff and prisoners in opposing the Government’s plans for a needle exchange at the ACT prison. The Australian Nursing Federation union representative Jenny Miragaya has publicly ruled out supporting the needle exchange […]