Courtenay launches book donation

IN a whirlwind speech this morning at the ANU’s Menzies Library today, best-selling author Bryce Courtenay helped unveil the donation of a significant collection...

Canberra Confidential / Memorial gets its war wrong

THE War Memorial’s daily tweet “On this day...” featured a wonderful howler on September 16 when the esteemed national centre for Australia’s war history...

Every year, the annual decisions

Annuals have a place in most gardens; Floriade wouldn't survive without the infill of instant colour, writes gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.

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...

Healthy eating / Putting a pause on type 2 diabetes

"Type 2 diabetes is a confusing health issue that all comes down to insulin, a lovely hormone made in our pancreas," writes dietitian CLARE WOLSKI

ANU unveils its new ‘meeting place’

“YOU ain’t see nothin’ yet,” ANU Chancellor Gareth Evans proclaimed this morning (February 11) at the official unveiling of the new $260 million "Kambri"...

Canberra Confidential: Snow’s cool for ‘Skool’

BUBBLY pinup Keegan Snow Spence, has won a national competition for the title of 2014 covergirl for “Pinup Skool” magazine, but you saw her first...

Ping Pong debuts in film

  TONIGHT'S the night when The British feature film, “Ping Pong,” makes its Australian debut at the Arc Cinema, along with parts of the documentary...
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Climbing competition to cap Canberra Tree Week

THE Australian Capital Tree Climbing Championships is one of the highlights of Canberra Tree Week 2016 which will run from Monday May 2 to...

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Can Steve Smith save the economy? Cartoonist PAUL DORIN thinks so!

‘Innovative approach’ for school courtyard

THE Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, the University of Canberra students and local ACT School, Torrens Primary, yesterday unveiled designs for a new play...

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

‘Stunning’ tiles unite art and mental health

IT was time for rejoicing at the Ray Morton Park near the Riverside Café on Queanbeyan River this morning when community members gathered to...

Bollywood dancing workout

Bollywood dancing is great fun for people of all cultural backgrounds and it’s taking off in Canberra.

Carroll / Walking the fine line between healthy weight advice and fat shaming

BEING overweight increases your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, muscle and joint problems, and some cancers (including endometrial, breast and...

Fashfest 2014: Night 4 reviewed

It was a sold-out, red-carpet affair. Fashfest 2014 released standing room only tickets to cope with demand and guests lapped up the experience, the...

Celebration of Murray-Darling Basin

TOMORROW Belconnen Arts Centre will host the culmination events of “One River”, the year-long Centenary of Canberra project that has enabled communities throughout the...

Plunge into graphics, tribal and tropical

WE may not have a beach, but swimwear is a “big deal” in Canberra each summer, says Haus fashion director and stylist Steven Wright. “So...

Pressure to beat the taste for salty foods

“ONCE you develop a taste for salty foods, it can be hard to cut back,” says Lyn Roberts, national CEO of the Heart Foundation. “Our...

The ACCC has issues with Supabarn selling to Coles

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a Statement of Issues outlining its preliminary views on Coles’ proposed acquisition of nine Supabarn...

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