A HEARTBEAT before the election was called, our veteran political columnist MICHAEL MOORE called it for Labor. This week, Kevin Rudd’s biographer (and “CityNews” columnist) ROBERT MACKLIN says the PM’s a goner, thanks in no small part to Rupert Murdoch. One of our writers is right, but which one? Time will tell.
We took one fabulous dress and persuaded four very different, well-known Canberra identities to model it in the name of Frocktober, the month-long awareness campaign for ovarian cancer. Snapper-to-the-stars SILAS BROWN got a page of lovely photos. For the rest of October, the dress (and the opportunity to have...
SHANNON Mortlock is struggling to feed drought victims – the unwanted animals she has taken in to her not-for-profit sanctuary at Williamsdale. The pastures are bare and every spare cent she earns goes to buying feed, but she can't keep going without help. Page 3 has the story.
WHAT strange (and wonderful) city we live in: ELERI HARRIS reports that the jackhammers are ringing out on London Circuit again and are likely to be back there by year’s end as two development plans seem to be colliding; and in a city where billboards are illegal, the bureaucratic...
GEORGE and Iris Barlin have been married for 75 years. That’s right, 75 years. Their blessed love story traces delightfully the evolution of Canberra, especially in this important year. Reporter STEPHEN EASTON and photographer SILAS BROWN spend a little time with this remarkable couple.
Each performer mastered the necessary stretch to get on top of the delicate balance between the comic and the tragic, writes reviewer JOE WOODWARD of the "The Wharf Revue: Good Night and Gook Luck".
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