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Digital edition 20 December

“MEN are uniquely unsuited to the business of politics. It should an occupation reserved for women.” Crazy or courageous? ROBERT MACKLIN makes his argument in our final, fabulous edition for the year.

SPORTS columnist TIM GAVEL says Canberra should acknowledge the Tour de France champion Cadel Evans in Canberra by renaming the Stromlo Forest Park. His “Campaign Cadel” starts here! Sport, politics and religion abound in this week’s edition – all just a click away...
A JOYOUS edition, proof positive that spring has arrived and Floriade is poised to blow away winter’s grey cobwebs. Click on to the digital edition of Canberra’s favourite weekly magazine... Available also on your ipad or iphone.
"This government is sitting on another planet while residents are being subject to massive damages to the cherished urban fabric of our bush capital," writes PAUL COSTIGAN
CityNews 1 June
MUM in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN exposes the pain "fake news" is bringing to a very public crisis in her family.
GREAT reading awaits: JON STANHOPE says it's time to get cracking on affordable housing; CHRIS COLEMAN sees injustice in the impending dog-racing ban and TIM GAVEL scores a rare interview with Terry Snow.
This edition comes with an alert from columnist NICHOLE OVERALL to keep an eye skyward, for history shows it’s the season for UFO sightings!
CityNews March 9
WHICH name is applicable to a male presiding officer? It's a word of eight characters and "3 across" in this week's general knowledge crossword on Page 17.

Digital edition 30 November

THERE'S a lot of talented women in Canberra and this week, in our annual salute to the city's women in business, we feature 10 pages of professionals you can trust.
OUR beauty editor LIBBY HILL agreed to put her face on the line when she was invited to experience the latest in laser treatments. How did it feel? Her report starts on Page 22. Elsewhere, Kevin Rudd’s biographer ROBERT MACKLIN says, come what may, the former PM hasn’t changed, columnist MICHAEL MOORE explains why means testing the private health insurance rebate is good for the country’s economic health and MARK PARTON reckons this summer’s been a breeze.
THE bravery of breast-cancer survivor JOANNE BURCH and the artistry of photographer ANDREW CAMPBELL have conspired to create a compelling cover of confronting beauty.
CityNews 4 August
"HAVING rorted the real estate and retirement income systems to the utter detriment of the wider nation, please excuse us if we don’t want to hear more about your moral superiority." Columnist JOHN GRIFFITHS is heartily sick of rude, old people.

Digital edition 11 December

Beyond the flurry of local politics this week, KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK traces the Queanbeyan Bowling Club’s tough struggle for survival; WENDY JOHNSON looks at the renaissance of Manuka; TIM GAVEL sides with a footballer with a conscience and CEDRIC BRYANT has some advice about Christmas trees.
CANBERRA’S first radio station, 2CA, celebrates its 80th birthday on November 14 and this week we present a nostalgic spread of old names and faces likely to bring back fond memories. Elsewhere, TIM GAVEL writes about an inspirational athlete, who has gone from novice to triathlon champ in only a year; ROBERT MACKLIN fears an Abbott Liberal Government will mean bad, bad news for Canberra and CEDRIC BRYANT gets his head out of the plants to look at some of the hard aspects of gardening. Lots to read, lots to enjoy, only a click away...
ANA STUART is our new, primary photographer. This week's cover to illustrate LUCY ALEXANDER's fine story on fear-free vets is her first for us. It's a great debut. Welcome, Ana.
CityNews 30 March
"NOBODY goes into politics to be in opposition," Alistair Coe tells ROD HENSHAW in a profile piece on the new, determined ACT Opposition Leader.

Digital edition 3 September

IN a surprisingly tender story, ROD HENSHAW goes a couple of rounds with boxing barrister Jack Pappas, who puts his money where his mouthguard is to help kids box their way out of bother.
It’s often the little things that help make a paper great. For instance, this week arts editor  HELEN MUSA reviews a play, “The Dark Side of Midnight”, that she reckons is worth seeing; we’ve given a byline to budding journalist (and work-experience student) RAFIQA FATTAH, who spent a week...
"APART from its immaturity, the ban by ministers on dealing with ClubsACT, together with the proposal to raid the community contributions of its member clubs, sets a dangerous precedent," warns JON STANHOPE
CityNews 6 October
“I TOLD my doctor I’d broken my arm in two places. He said stop going to those places.” RICHARD CALVER's hilarious wine column endures Father's Day... and dad jokes.




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