Health / Yoga, Pilates, whatever… it’s all exercise to me!

"You are supposed to clear your mind of everything but I can’t do that and am perfectly relaxed having a good think about important things such as will there be any pork fillet left at the butcher when this is over?" writes WENDY MACKLIN

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...

Ground control to Major Tom…

Tom the pet cockatoo gets the professor thinking about the brains of birds and what they are feeling, says HEIKE HAHNER

Attention! Memories of the wilds of Weston

"As a teacher with the NSW Education Department, I was posted to the Weston school for the last couple months of 1972 (NSW ran education in Canberra back then)," reminices PAUL COSTIGAN

Arts / ‘Streetwise’ program gets older artists painting

THE humble bus has become the subject of a new community art work at Woden Bus Interchange. On hand today when “CityNews” arrived was Canberra...

Is ordinary Joe our most forgotten PM?

What's in a name? Notoriety if you're James Cook; nothing if you're Joseph Cook, the prime minister who STEPHEN HOLT reckons we've all but forgotten.

Local ‘champions’ gather for Queanbeyan’s 180th

  “180 Mementos, 180 Years,” the exhibition marking Queanbeyan’s 180th birthday, was launched in fine style last night at The Q, but the cake looked...

Yesterdays / Better than all the rest…

AUSTRALIA'S greatest sportsperson? While the first thought might be Bradman or Thorpie, it's a “Queanbeyan girl” who can lay as much claim to that...

Arts / Sculpture festival livens up the lake

ALL eyes were on Lake Burley Griffin today (August 29) as long-time Canberra art collector, patron and landscape architect Neil Hobbs stepped up to...

Healthy Eating / Making the most of moderation

"Our brains compartmentalise each event of 'unhealthy' eating and we struggle to see the big patterns of eating which are undermining our progress," writes dietitian CLARE WOLSKI

Arts / Hundreds of students tell stories through dance

THE annual Wakakirri performance season began last week with 235 schools and hundreds of primary and secondary students taking to the stage at professional...

Arts / Indonesian adventure celebrates its independence

THE Australia Indonesia Association’s annual winter dinner is coming up to celebrate Hari Kemerdekaan, Indonesia’s Independence Day, which falls late this week. There’ll be live...

Arts / Brown’s paintings support good cause

“CITYNEWS” has been reporting on visual artist Sarah Brown since at least 2013 and now she’s in town again with a new suite of...

Overall / It’s the season to be looking skywards

"Given the time of year, best keep your eyes peeled and your smartphone at the ready next time you're hanging out the washing – and be sure to post before the men in black arrive," writes NICHOLE OVERALL

Yesterdays / It’s that season to be looking skywards…

"Given the time of year, best keep your eyes peeled and your smartphone at the ready next time you're hanging out the washing...” writes NICHOLE OVERALL

Canberra Cavs sign power-hitting star

BASEBALL team Canberra Cavalry are over the moon as having signed former New York Yankees power-hitting draftee Zach Wilson, who will join the side for the...

Canberra league ‘legend’ ready to retire

"LEGEND of the game", Canberra Region Rugby League chairman Noel Bissett says it's the right time to retire and plans to in December.  Mr Bissett...

Dog attacks / Put teeth into the law and train the owners

"Tightening laws and regulations may help, but a more feasible way of managing and preventing dog attacks is enforcing the education of dog owners," says dog trainer HEIKE HAHNER

Yesterdays / The great, ghostly hoax of Government House

“He has been seen from the dining room on cold, dreary nights when the breezes whistle down on Canberra from snowbound Monaro ranges. In...

Chef loves turning on the curry festival heat

INSPIRED by his mother’s cooking as a child in Kerala, India, Canberra chef Arunkumar Asharikkandy has made a career from his love for curry...




Young Canberra artist wins massive prize

A YOUNG Canberra-raised artist has been awarded the $50,000 Muswellbrook Regional Art Prize. Sacha Jeffrey painting as Sacha Pola, beat a field of to 31...


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