50 years on, the question echoes: who killed Keren?

What unfolded along a dark Canberra road on the evening of February 26, 1971, ranks as one of the capital’s oldest unsolved crimes, writes "Yesterdays" columnist NICHOLE OVERALL.

Hold school goals, kids have to learn to cope first

Starting school is a big transition for the whole family and there are things parents can do to make sure the early days of schooling aren’t anxiety generating, says education professor Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak.

NEWS

House prices in Canberra reach record high

House prices in Canberra reached a record high at the end of 2020, according to the “Domain House Price Report” for the December quarter.

OPINION

Creation of Australia Day is based on a lie

More prophetic words could not be postulated regardless of which side of the debate Australians stand. 

‘Courageous’ Grace named Australian of the Year

Grace Tame, a victim of sustained abuse, took on the restrictive Tasmanian legal system to win the right to tell of her traumatic experience, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN. 

POLITICS

ACT’s covid response gets a $63 million boost

The ACT government is giving Canberra’s COVID-19 health response and services a $63 million boost.

Slippery, tricky NCA fails the people of Canberra

"It is rare to hear praise for the management of the NCA. The perception is that it performs badly. Some see it as fairly useless, others more forgiving while being upset with the developer-focused decisions it makes," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN. 

ARTS

Review / Scott redeems colours through glass art

The bright colours fill me with joy and this exhibition, "The Redemption of Colour" by Scott Chaseling, is an excellent way to start a new year, writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Artsday / Playful paintings move into the third dimension

There's always something going on in the arts scene, and "CityNews" arts editor HELEN MUSA has it all in her latest "Artsday" column.

LIFESTYLE

QUEANBEYAN

Medal recognises Matthew’s courage

NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) member, Matthew Chifley, or “Pockets” as he is known to many, has been honoured with the Emergency Services Medal (ESM) in the 2021 Australia Day Honours list.

Queanbeyan police chase ends in a crash

A police chase through Queanbeyan ended when the alleged offender crashed into a telegraph pole on Wednesday (January 20). 

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