Liberals hosting a forum for Therapy ACT clients

THE Liberals' Andrew Wall is organising a forum next week for Canberran's concerned about the winding up of Therapy ACT during the transition to...

My Summer / Patrick Mullins

Local writer PATRICK MULLINS is looking forward to early morning walks and ploughing through piles of books.

Australia v. India at Manuka Oval. Tickets on sale now

THE Australian cricket team will return to Canberra in 2016 for the Victoria Bitter One Day International (ODI) which will be played at Manuka...

Raiders first coach Don Furner dies at 87

The Canberra Raiders inaugural coach and life member Don Furner Sr died last night (February 24) following a long battle with illness. He was 88.

Wine, roses and the Canberra district

IT’S TIME for the annual “Wine, Roses & All That Jazz Festival” this weekend. The festival features, at last count, 22 participating wineries, all...

Sport: Can the Raiders save Ricky?

Ricky Stuart has come to Canberra with his reputation as a coach hanging in the balance, says TIM GAVEL

Fashfest 2014: The final night socials


Gemcraft show hits Exhibition Park at the end of May

The Canberra Lapidary Club's Winter Gemcraft and Mineral Show is on Saturday 31 May and Sunday 1 June. Entry is $5 adults, $9 family, $2...

Arts / Celebrating Manning Clark with music

MANNING Clark House, in Tasmania Circle, Forrest, is about to celebrate its 25th birthday as a centre of cultural activities. Originally the building designed by...

Some decent crisp flavours finally reach our shores

FOR far too long Australians have languished in the thrall of an inferior selection of potato chip flavours. What little innovation we have seen has...

Gavel / Word is, don’t rock the boat

“Government spending on sport and sporting facilities in Canberra is a sensitive issue," writes sports columnist TIM GAVEL

Time for magnificent magnolias

Magnolias perform well in Canberra and now's the time to select these magnificent shrubs and trees in flower in garden centres, says CEDRIC BRYANT

Canberra sees that ‘giant leap for mankind’ first!

Hundreds of millions of people around the world collectively gasped at Neil Armstrong's first tentative steps on to the lunar surface on July 21, 1969 – and Canberra was in the thick of bringing those pictures to Earth.  

Top clicks of the columnists for 2019

From a decaying construction site to a dire wet-weather warning for Queanbeyan, these columns got the most clicks on in 2019.

Yesterdays / A Royal toast to the teetotalling King O’Malley

IT was a teetotalling Canberra advocate who proved himself something of an enemy of its people but one of the greatest of friends...

Cheap lunches. Oscar’s on City Walk

SINCE I started this series I've been under considerable and concerted pressure in the "CityNews" offices to review Oscar's CBD. Succumbing to this multi-pronged...

Unseen treasures from Canberra’s first day

  YOU can be sure the Centenary is upon us when you see Centenary of Canberra history and heritage advisor David Headon out and about...

Canberra Confidential: Right place, right time

 “I LOVE the clouds. I love the panorama. I loved being in the right place and at the right time, and getting everything aligned,”...

ANU to be a smoke free campus from July 20

VICE-CHANCELLOR Ian Young has announced that there will be no more cigarettes smoked on campus (although there will still be some designated smoking zones). "To...

Your ideas wanted for lakeside fitness circuit in Yarralumla

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the fitness circuit along Alexandrina Drive in Yarralumla will be revamped with new outdoor fitness equipment to be chosen by the...





ACT Architecture Awards go virtual

What’s happening where… it’s all in HELEN MUSA’s weekly “Arts in the City” column.


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