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Lily Pass is a general reporter with "CityNews".
AUSTRALIA Day events in the ACT are being run in line with ACT Health COVID-19 regulations, says CEO of the National Australia Day Council, Karlie Brand.
Michael and Alysia Ssentamu have just published their “debut” book, based loosely on their daughter Rhea. It's a children's story, but Alysia says everybody could learn a lesson from it.
Lockdowns have changed what people want to wear and comfort has become a much more important factor in buying clothes, says fashion design lecturer Shelley Campton.
“What we want for the holidays is no more animals to come into care, please,” is Lindy Butcher’s wish as president of ACT Wildlife.
“Get rid of any distractions and let people know that you’re not working and you’re not available,” is clinical psychologist Dr Vivienne Lewis’ advice for the holiday season.
Three long-term friends and running mates have collaborated on a 1.4-kilogram book, to tell the story of the ACT Cross Country Club.
“No one will go without, not if I can help it,” says Lee Tammy and fellow street pantry operator Pam Zielke agrees as they provide gifts and food for people in need at Christmas.
Narrabundah vet Dr Isabelle Resch expects that with the recent lockdown and people returning to work, she will see more pets who develop anxiety disorders.
“There’s a housing crisis really, for animals that are hollow-reliant,” says Christine Rampling, tree management officer of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council. She's working on a solution.
Meet one-year-old cheetah brothers Viking, Asani and Zambi, the newest arrivals at the National Zoo and Aquarium.
Paula Wallace says some research facilities in Australia have licences to use animals as part of their work. Her work is rehome them. LILY PASS reports.
IT'S 30 years since the Royal Canberra Hospital closed its doors and every year since a reunion lunch has been held to reminisce about life on Acton Peninsula. But the catch-up this year is to be the final one.