Ricky Stuart House opens in Chifley

ANDREW Barr and Chris Bourke have joined Ricky Stuart and members of his Foundation to open the Ricky Stuart House in Chifley. "In 2012 the...

Photos / Fashfest 2016 night 1

Photos by Holly Williams.

Peggy Brown moving on from ACT Health.

SIMON Corbell has thanked the outgoing Director General of ACT Health, Dr Peggy Brown, for her many years of distinguished service to the people...

Not-so-mini milestone

CONGRATULATIONS to Doug and Brenda Sarah, creators and owners of Cockington Green Gardens. “Confidential” has heard the pair will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on...

Canberra Confidential: Neon sign language

LAST week’s story of the continuing sad state of the heritage-listed, old  Starlight Drive-in sign, currently sitting unloved and awaiting repair in a Fyshwick...

Canberra Confidential / Wood for the trees

THE future of the trees on the tram-fated Northbourne Avenue has got gardening writer Cedric Bryant out of the potting shed and into the...

Half a million arboretum visitors in 2015

SHANE Rattenbury says the National Arboretum Canberra saw its visitation once again increase in 2015 with over a half a million visitors recorded through...

Wellington comes to Canberra for a celebration

IT’S just over one year since Singapore Airlines’ Canberra-Wellington "Capital Express" flights started and NewActon is marking this sister-city connection with craft beer, food,...

Canberra Confidential: Right place, right time

 “I LOVE the clouds. I love the panorama. I loved being in the right place and at the right time, and getting everything aligned,”...

Anyone up for a deal on Polish beer?

THE fire earlier in the year at O'Connor's Polish Club was an unmitigated tragedy for Canberra's live music scene and no doubt the Polish...

Canberra Confidential: Coralie couldn’t resist

“MY finger hit the shutter. No self control,” is how “CityNews” snapper Gary Shafer tried to weasel his way out of taking this wonderfully...

Road trip for mens’ health

WHAT started off as plans for a road trip to Australia’s biggest music festival amongst nine friends, has turned into a campaign to raise awareness for men’s health issues.

Raiders side unchanged

INJURIES plague the Canberra Raiders ability to make any player changes to the side that faces St George-Illawarra Dragons on Monday night at Canberra...

Winter’s phlegm is flying!

I’M not particularly squeamish these days; it’s a state of mind that comes with family life. After all as a parent you get used to...

No ordinary Joes in the shed

SEEING double? Has Joe Picker got a shearing twin? No. The two-Joes photo is one of two Raiders (the other’s Bronson Harrison) featured in a...

Labor unveils a community health plan

ANDREW Barr says Labor’s community health plan includes a new centre to provide health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans, two new...

The Art of Good Health

WE all like to think that the arts are good for us, but are they really? "Just how relevant are the arts if you've been...

Liberals promise health will be their first priority

JEREMY Hanson says the number one priority of a Hanson led Canberra Liberals Government will be fixing the health system that has been so...

Good riddance to Ferguson

Raiders fans should be happy that we’ve seen the last of Blake Ferguson, says MARK PARTON

Canberra Confidential / Blyth for Brindabella

FORMER Chamber of Commerce chief Andrew Blyth was passionately extolling the virtues of cutting weekend penalty rates on the “CityNews Sunday Roast”, the weekly...




Discovering another side to the Potter people

“Magic and witchcraft maybe the driving forces behind the Melbourne hit success ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’, but it’s the human elements of the play that give it flesh and blood,” says arts editor HELEN MUSA.


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