Canberra Confidential: Milk man turns green

IT’S not queasy being green... well, that’s what Raiders tragic and Canberra Milk boss Garry Sykes must feel, photographed alongside Janeanne Gray at the...

Lake Ginninderra water skiing gets a tick of approval

TERRITORY and Municipal Services have announced that water skiing on Lake Ginninderra can go ahead at times when Molonglo Reach is closed. “Following the outcomes...

My Summer / Cedric Bryant

“CityNews” gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT won’t be doing too much gardening in the heat of the summer.

Monkey business looms for Chinese New Year

The Year of the Monkey is nearly upon us. KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK looks at how Canberra will celebrate the Chinese New Year

Helping power of a photo

“I was always interested in photography,” Rodney Hoare says, adjusting his glasses and tapping away on his keyboard. “Basically, when I got crook, I found...

Frank and the art of giving dangerously

Arts personality Frank Madrid has offered up his tendon for sport. FREYLA FERGUSON reports... IT was days after Frank Madrid had a tendon removed from...

Ping Pong debuts in film

  TONIGHT'S the night when The British feature film, “Ping Pong,” makes its Australian debut at the Arc Cinema, along with parts of the documentary...

Is social media wrecking your neck?

"My worry is the way accessing social media requires moving the head forward and the effect this has on the neck," writes Canberra chiropractor MURRAY FISHER

Property Council celebrates Canberra’s wellbeing

THE ACT Property Council's Catherine Carter is celebrating the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Regional Well-Being Report 2014, released this week, which finds...

Dreadful numbers for Canberra hospital

JEREMY Hanson says the 2015 Public Hospital Report Card published by the AMA today shows thatthe ACT health system is in desperate need of...

Gavel / Ice crush awaits Labor’s promise

"Demand time on the ice rink at Phillip is at an all time high with operations running at capacity seven days a week," writes sport columnist TIM GAVEL

Canberra Confidential: Speechley cut short

ANOTHER senior manager at the highly anticipated Centenary of Canberra has followed the late-June departure of Centenary director Sarah Hitchcock. Jane Speechley, senior public relations...

New owners for Benedict House

IN what she billed as  the “Changing of the Guard at Benedict House,” retiring owner of the historic Queanbeyan former convent, Kate Shelton, yesterday...

New services for Canberra’s obese

CHIEF Minister Gallagher has launched the Obesity Management Service. “This service will help to provide specific advice to those in the community who are suffering...

‘Loco’ and, well, loving it!

EVER woken up suddenly in a dark room and, for a moment, been unsure which continent you were on? It happened to me a few...

Griffiths / Public network a snooper’s dream

“A tricked out mobile phone with a $30 solar charger could sit on the roof of any building in the centre of Civic and listen in to everything being sent on the free public wifi network," writes JOHN GRIFFITHS

For the Centenary, we get a cancer chair

CHIEF Minister Katy Gallagher has announced the appointment of Professor Ross Hannan as the first Centenary Chair of Cancer Research at the John Curtin...

Kate’s fate and the mysterious miracle at Majura

Kate Donnelly, a 21-year-old maid, disappeared one night near the Queanbeyan railway station on April 15. "Yesterdays" columnist NICHOLE OVERALL traces the weird stuff that happens next.

Sophie’s choice, look good for less

Fashion editor LAURA EDWARDS meets a successful local blogger with an obsessive eye for fashion on a budget

Upgrade complete at the Chapman Shops

SHANE Rattenbury has officially unveiled the $1.2 million upgrade of the local Chapman Shops. “The upgrade of the public spaces at Chapman Shops has revitalised...





Eden-Monaro’s result pales next to Victoria’s COVID crisis

Anthony Albanese is set to struggle over the line in the Labor seat, courtesy of preferences including from the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers, unlikely bedfellows who, being on the top of the ballot paper, got the “donkey” vote, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN. 


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