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Albanese pledges $100m aid for Ukraine

Australia has given Ukraine another $100 million in military aid, and Albanese has pledged Australia will continue support for the embattled country “for as long as it takes for Ukraine to emerge victorious", reports MICHELLE GRATTAN.

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Brave story in letters of doomed nurse

World War I nurse Edith Blake was no Victoria Cross winner. Her name doesn’t appear on the War Memorial’s Roll of Honour. In fact, most people wouldn’t even know her name. But her story is no less incredible, reports NICK OVERALL.

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Albanese pledges $100m aid for Ukraine

Australia has given Ukraine another $100 million in military aid, and Albanese has pledged Australia will continue support for the embattled country “for as long as it takes for Ukraine to emerge victorious", reports MICHELLE GRATTAN.

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Opinion

Democracy muted as Mick calls in YWCA project

"Given the Christian values, the founders must be turning in the graves at the YWCA's actions to be horrible towards residents along with challenging the democratic processes in how planning decisions should be made," writes PAUL COSTIGAN.

Letters

With this government, we get what we deserve

Letter writer ANDREW SUTTON, of Campbell, says: "This government has become increasingly arrogant and belligerent and seemingly uncaring as to the concerns of its constituents, but we keep re-electing them every four years." 

Opinion

Albo’s real test is competing with China

“The Chinese – having failed to gain consensus for their latest proposal – will fold their tents and redirect their expansionist ambitions to other more easily infatuated areas of the globe,” says columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.

Arts

Craft

Artist shares memories of past generations

"Through objects commonly found in garages and sheds, glass artist Annette Blair shares memories of generations of makers in her family and acknowledges the precious time she spent with them," writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Musical Theatre

Show falls short of the Sondheim promise

"If more directorial attention had been paid to the stage picture, sound balance... and better use of the lighting facilities, 'A Sonnet for Sondheim' may have reached the professional level it strived for," says reviewer BILL STEPHENS

Books

Writers’ festival getting back to business

With an eclectic line up featuring everything from Jane and Jimmy Barnes’ cookbook to a Zoom conversation with Chilean writer Isabel Allende, the 2022 Canberra Writers Festival program was launched last night.

Lifestyle

Wine

Why Jesus and Bacchus have a lot in common

Wine writer RICHARD CALVER reports that Jesus and Bacchus have a lot in common... both are born from a mortal woman but fathered by a god; both return from the dead; both give wine to their followers to drink.

Lifestyle

Tricks and treats of covid grants

It's tax return time and companies may be wondering how to treat the covid grants of the past year. Chartered accountant GAIL FREEMAN has some advice.

Sport

Solo Scott steps up to answer the Wallabies’ call

"With 69 Tests to his name, Scott Sio is no stranger to being in Wallabies camp. But this time the 30-year-old comes into the Australian squad without a domestic team as his 11-year career with the Brumbies ended," writes SIMON ANDERSON.

Dining

Crab burger gets the thumbs up

Dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON pops into a casual dining spot that features a clean, bright interior, with Scandinavian-inspired design influences.

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