Australia’s largest trampoline centre opens in Hume

FLIP Out have opened their doors in Hume with a vast facility offering all the trampolining one could ever hope to do. The 1,800 square...

Dreadful numbers for Canberra hospital

JEREMY Hanson says the 2015 Public Hospital Report Card published by the AMA today shows thatthe ACT health system is in desperate need of...

Arts / MoAD goes mad with cartoon show

THERE were exceedingly strange things going on at the Museum of Australian Democracy at old Parliament House this morning (November 16) with the launch...

Get ready for Cup fun and fashion

YEAR after year, there’s something decidedly alluring about the Melbourne Cup; from the sleek horses and glamorous racegoers to the glorious turn in weather,...

Gavel / Dismay when players have their hands out

"Players need to tread carefully. If it is perceived as a cash grab by the top players, history has shown it has the potential to backfire," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL

Now tourists can get an authentic Australian restaurant experience in Canberra!

ONE of the joys of being an Australian is avoiding the truly awful Australian themed bars and restaurants which lurk around the world. Now in...

St Hilliers to build the bush healing farm

SIMON Corbell has announced that St. Hilliers Property Pty Ltd has been awarded a $6 million contract to build the Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm. “The...

Try Tai Chi – for free

AN Open House at Canberra’s Tai Chi headquarters tomorrow  will give Canberrans the chance to try Tai Chi – and it’s  free.  The ACT Branch...

Perfume, bronzer, rouge and gloss

This week’s best in beauty... MICHAEL Kors eau de parfum spray: Classic tuberose is transformed into a modern fragrance by surrounding this floral with spices...

Public invited to Centenary preview

THE Centenary of Canberra unit is throwing open the preview of the festivities to the general public.  On Tuesday, September 4, Creative Director Robyn Archer...

An interactive website to explore Icon Water’s history

ICON Water has launched a new web portal dedicated to telling Canberra’s water story. The site is intended for educators, students and historians. Angie Drake,...

Macklin / Echo of racism amid our hidden history

"It was prideful Britishness that was behind their determination to treat the Chinese migrants as interlopers. Indeed, they even passed a law that they couldn’t marry indigenous Australians!" writes author ROBERT MACKLIN

Now you can park your horse at the Arboretum

SHANE Rattenbury has opened a new horse holding yard which allows riders to make greater use of facilities at the National Arboretum Canberra. “ACT Equestrian...

Kyrgios gets lots of mentions

CANBERRA tennis star Nick Kyrgios was the most mentioned sports person in 2015 by Australian media. Run-ins with tennis authorities and allegations of poor behaviour...

‘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...

Embassy open days kicking off this Saturday

CANBERRA'S Embassies and High Commissions will open their doors tomorrow at the beginning of the month-long Windows to the World celebration. Visitors will be able...
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Volunteers wanted for embassy open days

THE Australian Institute of International Affairs is putting together a team of volunteers to assist at foreign missions around Canberra during the 2015 Windows...

How to ‘make do’ with limited food in a crisis

Scarcity and food system vulnerabilities are not new experiences, writes BETHANY TURNER.

Canberra Confidential / A Boeing moment

WHAT were the statistical chances… ACT numberplates 727 and 747 innocently parked beside each other? Our sharp-eyed inner-south snout snapped the duo and surrendered...

Canberra Confidential: Whoopsy…

POOR Fashfest model and former Miss Universe finalist Asher Crawford had a slip and trip in her flowing Jenifer Aniela dress on the second...





Artwork takes a seat in Canberra after difficult start

The exhibition, "Differing Perspectives", by Adelaide artists Calum Hurley and Jordan Leeflang had a difficult beginning due to COVID-19, but they managed to make it work, writes craft reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE


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