Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN...

Street festival celebrates hip-hop culture

Garema Place in Civic is set to break out this Saturday (January 23) with a show of “peace, love, unity and having fun” — the “four principles” of hip-hop — as the inaugural Canberra Street Dance Festival swings into gear.

Why seafood beats meat for next Christmas

"One would assume that butchers eat a lot of meat – and when did you last see a healthy-looking butcher?' says columnist CLIVE WILLIAMS. 

Transgender footballer fights off online abuse

A transgender footballer has opened up about the latest online bullying she has encountered after wishing to return to the territory's top AFL competition.

Cricket star has grounds for a new career

HE may have pulled up stumps on his long-standing career in the public service, but Queanbeyan and ACT cricket legend Peter Solway is embarking on a new innings.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN sees some new priorities in getting ready for a new school year...

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.

It’s a great time to grow natives

Many native plants are bred locally and perfectly acclimatised for this area, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.

It’s time Tim Paine closed his innings 

"At 36, Tim Paine has two options: to soldier on until the selectors have no real choice but to drop him or to make a gracious exit to the applause of a grateful nation," writes "The Gadfly" columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.

Habibat wants to inspire more African-Australians to swim

Olympic-hopeful and recent grant-winner, Habibat Ogunbanwo wants to inspire other young African-Australians to take up swimming.

Giving wine a future, a bottle at a time

"We should commit to purchasing and consuming Australian wine. It seems that next time Tom and I get together, we should buy a bottle of Australian wine, not just two glasses," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER.

Canberra welcomes Randwick, but not Rosehill or Warwick Farm

Canberra Racing Club is set to welcome back a swathe of jockeys, trainers, owners and connections back to Thoroughbred Park. 

Don’t assume when it comes to the heart, says doctor

This February, Heart Research Australia is inviting people to wear red to raise awareness for heart disease, the leading cause of death in Australia every year.

E-scooters open the way for concrete mixers?

Unlike the legislatively reviled abandoned shopping trolleys, the urban "litter" of e-scooters on pathways, traffic islands, outside The Lodge, anywhere really, is just fine; likewise, the procession of injured people through the emergency departments of our hospitals. Will it end in tears, wonders columnist IAN MEIKLE. 

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Back to work today? We know how you feel.

Out of control and unruly, even in Cedric’s patch

Readers may assume I keep my garden immaculately. Not a weed to be seen and all the shrubs immaculately pruned? Far from the truth, this year, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.

For Parliament House bees, the hives have it

PARLIAMENT House’s voluntary head beekeeper Cormac Farrell has become quite attached to the parliament bees, and at times says they become quite attached to him!

What’s on and where for the holidays

Running out of things to do over the holidays? Here are some fun ideas of what's on to keep you entertained.





The jobs facing the most extreme weather risks

As the climate changes and heatwaves become more frequent and severe, it’s vital we do more to understand who is most vulnerable and how we can reduce their risk, writes THOMAS LONGDEN, MATT BREARLEY and SIMON QUILTY.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

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