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‘Gibraltar Falls’ wins the 2014 Top Geoshot photo competition

CANBERRA’S Mark Jekabsons has taken out the 2014 Top Geoshot photo competition run by Geoscience Australia, for his photo of Gibraltar Falls. Chosen from a tough field of over 360 entries from across Australia, Mark’s photo highlighted this year’s theme, ‘Great Southern Land’, capturing mountain and valley formations from the top of Gibraltar Falls. Dr […]

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Repelled from the gates of the Assembly, the trolleys still circle

Returning to our Monday programming we can happily report that the imminent threat of a shopping trolley invasion of the ACT Legislative Assembly has been averted with the Trolley At The Door pushed away by some instrumentality. Trolleys, however, do remain within sight of the building in spite of the legislation passed in that hallowed […]

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We now return to Monday parking

WITH Canberrans settling into the unfamiliar and distressing need to work on Mondays after a habit forming run of public holidays we return to pictures of poor parking around Canberra. Juha has popped out the Queanbeyan’s Supacheap auto to spy this effort. Meanwhile I saw this in Braddon. While technically a fine park it did […]

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What bug is this?

THIS handsome fellow was sited this morning here in Canberra. Do any “CityNews” readers know what exactly it is beyond “A big moth”? Answers much appreciated in the comments or via email to john@citynews.com.au . Similarly any questions you need answers to at the same address and our terribly well informed audience will no doubt […]

Toilet humour from Gorman House vandals

A particularly low form of toilet humour appears to have infected Canberra’s inner city vandals with the pictured modification of the Gorman House Arts Centre’s sign. But we’ll admit somewhere deep within our inner child there was a muffled snicker. Have you seen something interesting around Canberra? Take a picture and send it to john@citynews.com.au […]

Civic’s secret garden

CIVIC in winter can be a touch bleak. Before the plane trees unfurl their leaves the concrete jungle on a cloudy day leaves a bit to be desired. But there’s a bit of a surprise if you go looking for it. Nipping down Riverside Lane in a car park bounded by City Walk, Petrie Plaza, […]

Signs of spring in Canberra?

There are a few ways to tell if spring has come in Canberra. Young women ride past wearing skirts on bicycles, magpies become a topic of discussion, I stop wearing gloves, I’m sure you dear reader can add a few of your own. But I think most definitive is the beautiful display of blossom in […]