Canberra Confidential / Messengers don’t get the message

OH, no! What’s this? An unthinkable tiff between the ACT Government and reporters from the “Canberra Times”? Unhappy reporter Tom McIlroy, sniffily tweeted that it...

Kimchi workshop!

THE Canberra Environment Centre is holding a kimchi cooking class on Saturday July 19 from 10am – 1.30pm. Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish...

When television crosses the line

WHEN will the intrusion by television into sporting events ever stop? When will the media bosses say “enough is enough” and leave sport alone? The...
Matt Giteau… did all he could to lift the team but, it wasn’t easy with slow ball.

Brumbies: hope for the best!

Eleven losses in 16 games; this year was the Brumbies annus horribilis, the worst in the club’s history, writes TIM GAVEL I HAVE been...
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Free pool day as Civic Pool re-opens

SHANE Rattenbury says Canberra Olympic Pool will host a free open day next Saturday (31 October) to celebrate the start of the summer swim...

Callous start to our Centenary story

The Commonwealth Government took no prisoners when it resumed private land to create the Federal Capital Territory, writes STEPHEN EASTON

Girls get a kick out of self confidence

Reporter KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK meets two budding champions of the martial arts – both aged 10.  

Review / Adult science night at Questacon

THERE'S no band in the world as wonderfully nerdy as They Might Be Giants. No wonder then that the first thing I thought of watching...

Canberra bidding to host a Davis Cup tie

TENNIS ACT have confirmed they will bid to host the Davis Cup tie scheduled for March 4-6, 2016. The draw was conducted overnight in...

Parking changes at Canberra Hospital

The Health Directorate are advising that due to building works to expand the National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) there will be changes to parking...

Our Olympic kids are alright

With the London Olympics looming, TIM GAVEL says Canberra has much to be proud of in the athletes from our town

Website brings back wartime memories

RELATIVES of the men killed on the Montevideo Maru in 1942 are adding heartfelt tributes to a new website honouring their memory. The site, set...

Gavel / Sport treats, but not at any price

"While Canberra should celebrate the events it has managed to attract, a long-term visionary approach needs to be maintained," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL

Calls for FFA to consider Canberra as a host city 

The Canberra Liberals has written to Football Federation Australia, asking for it to reconsider Canberra’s involvement in the FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup after the ACT government chose not to bid for a local game. 

When the coach turns babysitter

Is there more difficult work these days than that of a sports coach, asks TIM GAVEL?

Winning ways of new-Face Kate

It’s a gorgeous face, and one Canberrans will be seeing a lot more of this year, says fashion writer LAURA EDWARDS

Greg Mews: Healing Canberra

Urban planner Greg Mews writes:

Car use only creates convenience for a small number of people per vehicle and degrades the space between A and B. When was the last time you saw a good crowd of people having quality time on a medium strip?

Cosy ‘spaces’ launched in Civic

is the latest urban installation by Canberra’s Wellspring Environmental Arts & Design, and is one of three temporary seating areas made possible by...

Angela likes breaking the rules

WHEN it comes to dressing for the races, serial fashions-on-the-field entrant Angela Menz, of Kingston, is not interested in rules. “I know there are a...

Canberra’s Dragons Abreast going on a road trip

DRAGONS Abreast are a Canberra based group of 18 breast cancer survivors who race dragon boats. On the long weekend in June they are travelling...





Woman assaulted in drunken Gilmore ‘scuffle’

"Several" people were taken into custody for being drunken and disorderly in a public space in Gilmore early yesterday (July 5) morning. 


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