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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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

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,...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

‘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,...

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...

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...

The cancer threat that haunts Danielle

WIN News presenter reveals the health fear that runs in her family

Barnsie tops new-look Canberra show

LEGENDARY Australian singer Jimmy Barnes is the star of this year’s new-format “Australia Celebrates Live” on Monday, January 25. The annual Australia Day eve show...

When the Penises for Peace came a cropper…

From the Homosexual Law Reform Society, Women Against Rape in War to Penises for Peace, Canberra has a rich history of protest. ROWAN HENDERSON previews a new exhibition of local activism that’s just opened at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

My Summer / Tim Overall

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council mayor TIM OVERALL’s summer involves an inland driving holiday and a good read.





Second man arrested over Kambah fire

Another man has been arrested in relation to the house fire that put resident's lives in danger in November. 


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