The Greens on drugs

THE ACT Greens have announced their plan to trial pill testing at festivals and host a drug law reform summit in the ACT. "The...

‘Masterchef’ tops the week’s ratings

Top 20 programs for the week to July 7 # Program, Channel, Audience 1 MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA SUN, SC TEN 55,772 2 HAMISH & ANDY’S EURO GAP YEAR,...

A trip to the QT lounge, a strange journey

Back at the end of June a strange delivery arrived for me at "CityNews" palatial offices. A black envelope sealed in red wax? How intriguing! The...

Yikes, the call of God!

IT is a bit of a worry how, in the general cacophony of daily family life, sometimes really quite big issues can get overlooked. The...

Canberra architects build their way to national awards

THE revamped Monaro Mall at the Canberra Centre was one of only three Canberra buildings awarded at the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards...

Canberrans keen on the casino, according to casino research

AQUIS Entertainment CEO Jessica Mellor says only one in five Canberrans oppose the proposed new integrated city entertainment precinct despite a vicious fear campaign...

Art exhibition shows a tonne of hope

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre’s hugely successful "Messengers" program is turning 18 and it'll be celebrating with a collection of student work today (November 15). Messengers...

Westside Acton Park to be open in a month?

Above is the "Westside Acton Park" as it appears on their website. The developers behind it, known as the "Stomping Ground Collective" have been out...

Edgy Friday night Fashfest wows

Words: Annie Brown. Photography: Andrew Campbell.  AFTER receiving rave reviews for its first two nights, Fashfest had high expectations to meet for its Friday night showing....

Fashfest 2015, Night Two

NIGHT two of Fashfest again showcased the strength and style of the capital’s diverse fashion designers. One by one, designers launched new collections that...

Don’t worry, be massaged!

SCHOOL mornings can be stressful. My kids have PhDs in passive resistance. Getting them fed, dressed and teeth cleaned is a challenge and, sometimes,...

Puppets help Patsy spin a yarn

  ARMED with a zany puppet for every occasion and a genuine love of storytelling, Patsy Allan knows how to spin a yarn. “The face-to-face element...

Arts / Cavs join Kulture Break in music venture

CANBERRA Cavalry and Kulture Break have formed a partnership which will see singers and musicians from the Canberra-based youth charity services provider perform on...

War Memorial salutes local heroes

In a special Centenary exhibition, the Australian War Memorial gives a rare salute to Canberra’s military heritage. STEPHEN EASTON reports

Woman robbed at knifepoint in Curtin

A WOMAN was robbed at knifepoint by two men in Curtin early this morning.  About 6.15am the 41-year-old woman was at Curtin shops when she was...

Frog reaches for the stars

FREYLA FERGUSON discovers that when you want to know anything about music, there’s only one man to go to.

Space travel’s future is all about plasma power

Christine Charles, the head of the Space Plasma, Power and Propulsion laboratory at ANU, is working on one of the biggest problems when it comes to going back to the moon – fuel, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

Swinging all over town

BIG bands, vintage frocks, perfect pin curls, lindy hopping, three days and four nights of dance parties – it must be Canberräng time! More than...

Scribbly Gum scribbles unravelled at Gardens

IF YOU’RE walking around the Australian National Botanic Gardens on the weekend, take a look at the newly unveiled interpretive panel in honour of...

‘Gap Year’ tops the local TV ratings

THIS week Hamish and Andy’s "Euro Gap Year" recorded its best-yet audience figure of over 56,000 in the latest local TV rating as reported by Grey...




UnionsACT encourages students climate strike

UnionsACT is encouraging students to protest against the Government's inaction on climate change, four days out from a Student Climate Strike in Canberra. 

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