Canberra Cavalry, now free of covid-related border restrictions, will host the Sydney Blue Sox on “Pride Night” this Saturday (January 30).
"Whatever the future holds, our wondrous capital city, rich with character, learning and politesse, is undoubtedly the place to be," writes "The Gadfly" columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.
Author Peter Freeman has just writing a book about the lives and work of early Canberra architects Malcolm Moir and his wife Heather Sutherland.
AS back-to-school beckons, "Mummy" columnist KATE MEIKLE has compiled a cheat sheet for new kindergarten parents.
Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN...
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.
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!
"I'm going all out this year. So turn up the Mariah. Pass me a mince pie. Maybe I have lost the plot but, hey, it’s the end of 2020!" writes "Mummy" columnist KATE MEIKLE.
“This is just about my favourite day of the year,” National Museum of Australia director Mathew Trinca exulted this morning (December 16) when welcoming the state and territory recipients of the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards and launching an exhibition themed “Reflect, respect, celebrate”.
"Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN heads out of town to enjoy the delights of lunch at Braidwood.
Power-house fundraiser Natalie Tanchevski has a bold plan to help a lot of people without much at Christmas. Want to help?
AN album of historic photographs including images of the moment on March 12, 1913 when Canberra was named as the nation’s capital, has been donated to the National Museum of Australia.
Australia's first Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton, is the subject of a new retrospective exhibition at Parliament House, now open to the public.
"Wander through Commonwealth Park and you will see the grass is mown and there are a few works underway here and there, but there's so much not being done, so much neglect," bemoans "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
Publicist Marilyn Chalkley's new children's book about her cheeky rescue greyhound, Swifty, will help raise funds for the charity Greyhound Connections.
"I know how important swimming lessons are for water safety and such a life skill for our children, but sometimes if they aren’t loving it, it’s a hard sell to get them to the pool," writes "Mummy" columnist KATE MEIKLE.
Author Gina Newton’s latest children's picture book “Combat Wombat to the Rescue” wasn’t directly inspired by the accidental-hero wombats that made headlines earlier this year for sharing their burrows during the bushfires, but it’s undeniably serendipitous that the book’s being published now.
The Planning Institute of Australia ACT has awarded the consortium behind Haig Park Experiments and a collaboration on Campbell Section 5, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
The Royal Australian Mint has launched a coloured $2 commemorative coin honouring Australia’s firefighters, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
The Australian National Botanic Gardens is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the opening of a garden dedicated to the native banksia wildflower.