25 years of ‘CityNews’ / Thanks for the kind thoughts

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FOLLOWING our celebratory, 25th anniversary edition this week, we have been gently overwhelmed by the lovely response from all sorts of people and organisations across the ACT and beyond. Thank you. Here are some of them:

“Congratulations to ‘CityNews’ for its 25th anniversary. We’re very proud to have been in this special feature. Thank you to the whole team for always coming up with great ads for Faux Tanning Studio – love the editorials, you always go above and beyond to make sure it’s all good for us.”

–Jasmin Moore, Faux Tanning Studio

“Congratulations on this huge milestone, it has been a pleasure being one of your advertisers. Here’s to another 25 years!”

–Ivan Slavich, via website

“Returning after 11 years away from the ACT, I find that ‘CityNews’, in both hard copy and electronic form, is the best available print medium for its news and critical coverage of the arts in the ACT and, occasionally, important art events in other cities. Please keep it that way.”

–Phillip Mackenzie, via website

“You’ve been a great supporter of mine over many years and even featured my wedding! Congratulations.”

–Phillip Jones, The Martini Whisperer


–Danielle, Danielle Cleary Events

“Congratulations ‘Canberra CityNews’. So proud to have been a small part of the journey.”

–Libby Hill, former “CityNews” journalist


–Kingston Barton Residents Group

“Wow. Congrats to the whole team and also for supporting community schools like us.”

–Canberra School of Bollywood

“Good on you ‘CityNews’. You have the best arts coverage of any paper in Australia. Long may you thrive.”

–Rob Kennedy, arts reviewer

“Well done ‘CityNews’, congratulations on 25 years! Looking forward to seeing the paper grow and change in the next 25 too.

–Clare, via website

“Congratulations to your dedicated team on 25 years of reporting on Canberra for Canberrans. Well done.

–Russell via email

“Just read ‘CityNews’. Congratulations – that is quite an achievement. Great issue, too – excellent lay-out and interesting stories as usual.  

Gird your loins for the next 25!

–Bill Stephens, arts reviewer

“I didn’t know ‘CityNews’ was celebrating its 25th birthday. Great news (pun intended!).

–Jen Seyderhelm, via email

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

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