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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...

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GEORGE Barlin is 95 and, for years, lived at the cutting edge of technology. In his day it was called radio and, in a charming interview, he tells FREYLA FERGUSON all about the early days of 2CA. George will return to the microphone next month when Canberra’s first radio...

FRANK BURES sometimes felt he was losing his mind. He was drowning in the sea of data that swamped his computer every day. A year ago, he put his finger into the dyke and resolved to spend each Monday offline. Mad or masterful? It certainly changed his life and...

What’s worth reading this week? Everything, that’s what! It’s a busy paper led by political pundit MICHAEL MOORE’s first call of next year’s ACT election; DON AITKIN says however low we think the current Federal political debate may be, its not plumbing the depths of the past; TIM GAVEL...

THIS week columnist ROBERT MACKLIN reveals his daily battle with tinnitus, the endless ringing in his ears that is getting progressively louder. Compelling reading, it’s just a click away...

ALWAYS available and never judgmental, youth outreach worker and former real estate agent Peter Schwarz tirelessly helps vulnerable and at-risk young people by offering guidance, practical support or a shoulder to cry on. In this week’s paper, this remarkable man tells KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK that he’ll “help anyone who needs...

MOVIE reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD is half a star short of ecstasy in this week’s cinema column, garden guru CEDRIC BRYANT is talking vegetables at Floriade and there are five pages of social photos to have a sticky beak at – and that’s before we get to the fine writing...

IT’S Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and MEGAN HAGGAN reports the good news that men are finally willing to talk about the disease and its treatment. Elsewhere in this week’s edition, MICHAEL MOORE wonders how we lost our compassion for refugees, SONYA FLADUN finds herself explaining God for the first...

THE things we do for love... arts identity Frank Madrid is limping around the town having just donated a last-chance tendon to his beloved nephew, a budding soccer star; Terry Snow loaned his helicopter for a Flying Doctor rescue in Broken Hill and our cartoonist Paul Dorin is in...

OUR “Mum in the City” columnist SONYA FLADUN was one of the record number of Canberrans seriously affected by influenza this winter. Her horrific tale of misery – from a snuffle to a hospital bed – is an abject lesson in what can happen if you don’t bother with...

NOW there’s a smile. On the front cover this week snapper SILAS BROWN has caught cancer survivor Ross Green’s lust for life and, inside, he tells reporter KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK: “Before the cancer you wouldn’t have even got me on a rollercoaster, but now I’m thinking about jumping out of...

SHOULD a woman change her name when she marries? It’s caused a lot of discussion around our office this week around the wed, the newly wed and the about-to-be wed. So we invited an “I do” supporter and an “I don’t” proponent to put their very differing positions. It...

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...

POLITICAL columnist MICHAEL MOORE takes strong exception to the Greens’ attitude to the recent Greenpeace raid on the CSIRO’s genetically modified crop in Gunghalin, accusing the party of thumbing a nose at the rule of law. Less seriously, MARK PARTON seems to have fallen for a horse and gardening...

ROBERT MACKLIN doesn’t like Rupert Murdoch, MICHAEL MOORE doesn’t like the politics in planning and DOUGAL MACDONALD doesn’t like the latest Harry Potter movie. That lot notwithstanding, there is a lot to like in this week’s digital edition. Be here now...

ALL very seasonal this week – gardening guru CEDRIC BRYANT is planting now for spring’s rewards and Mum in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN is dodging winter’s phlegm! Roll on summer, we say. Until then, get clicking...

SHONK, jellyback, buffoon, wimp, moron, coward, sexist, fascist, bigot; insults, says MICHAEL MOORE, are all in a day’s work at the Legislative Assembly. Also in this week’s edition TIM GAVEL takes a forensic look at the Brumbies horror season, ROBERT MACKLIN ponders the depth of prejudice against refugees and...

THIS week, “CityNews” launched a new website aimed at providing Canberra with continuous local news, weather and other information as well as the full variety of news, views and features you enjoy every week in the magazine or the digital edition. Please click through, you’ll find the digital edition...

ON a personal level, Julia Gillard and her partner seem like squatters in The Lodge, says ROBERT MACKLIN in a frank look at the Prime Minister and her popularity problems. Elsewhere this week, ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja tells FREYLA FERGUSON he’s got a strong, credible and united team...

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