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Free, at last!

THE ACT Government will now be allowed to make their own laws without the threat of intervention by Federal ministers. The House of Representatives passed a Bill that amended the Territories Self-Government Legislation, removing the […]

Join the circus!

Join the circus!

AS part of National Circus Day, Warehouse Circus will hold an open day this Sunday. From 11am to 4pm, the troupe will hold open sessions, do a performance and hold a barbecue lunch. National Circus […]

Good news for borrowers

THE Reserve Bank of Australia has lowered the cash rate by 25 basis points to 4.5 per cent, coming into effect tomorrow. Governor of monetary policy decision Glenn Stevens said: “Recent information is consistent with […]

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Northbourne’s facelift

ROOF gardens, swimming pools, a public library, cafes and restaurants; see the Northbourne Apartments public housing complex completely transformed at an exhibition this week only in Civic. The exhibition will feature entries from more than […]

Cops to bag Cup lunchers

POLICE will be out in full force tomorrow to tackle Canberra’s Melbourne Cup celebrations. Police will target Thoroughbred Park , Civic and other licensed venues as revellers continue their celebrations. Targeted and random breath tests […]

Uni seeks food feedback

CANBERRANS can have their say on food sustainability and the food-buying experience as part of a research project by the University of Canberra. The research project, by nutrition lecturer Gabrielle O’Kane, will explore how and […]