Seaplane proposal to hurt more kids than are on the lake

The implications of proposed seaplanes landing on the west basin of Lake Burley Griffin could affect more than wary sailors steering out of danger.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN has a designed a new flag for the covid Olympics.

Brumbies ready to adopt and call on Queanbeyan home support

THE ACT Brumbies Super Rugby W side are readying to call away their new home.

Canberra hands Townsville Origin debut by default

The NRL allegedly left the ACT government in the dark for an opportunity to bid to host the vacant State of Origin game on short notice.

We want our money back on fee for English half: Furner

Canberra Raiders have threatened to take legal action to recoup punitive costs over alleged financial losses being felt from the departure of George Williams.

Raiders go on the attack to explain their side of drama

Canberra Raiders have gone to great pains to win off the ground amid the public relations war against a disgruntled George Williams over an exit full of hearsay.

Rule out Rugby World Cup for any new stadium: government

Building a new central stadium for Canberra in time for potentially hosting 2021 Rugby World Cup matches has been all but ruled out.  

Could Canberra host next State of Origin within a fortnight?

Canberra has somehow edged its way overnight towards hosting a historic first State of Origin contest on short notice after currying favour with the NRL boss. 

UPDATE: Raiders half departs immediately, heading back to UK

The loose and short tenure of George Williams' playing career in Canberra came to a dramatic epilogue after a request to return home to England was granted. 

Petition pushes for female change rooms

More than 400 people have signed a petition pushing for female change rooms for football players that use Riverside Stadium in Queanbeyan.

Long-term friends named national blackball champs

In an historic win for the ACT, friends Mick Norton and Brendon Smith are the territory's first players to win the seniors doubles event at the Australian Blackball National Championships. 

Nothing Green about Rising Star after success and tragedy

Tom Green hardly needs reminding of the day that not only turned his life around, but also upside down.

Canberra’s home of cricket back in the Ashes spotlight

Manuka Oval has been duly compensated for the covid loss of an Australian one-day international in January, handed the only women's Ashes Test of the summer.

Little Athletics to fight against service club carpark proposal

An athletics field that produced a two-time national champion and dual Olympian along with a range of local sporting heroes could be bulldozed for a car park after a service club proposal under government planning consideration.

Raiders coach apologises over his ‘off-the-cuff’ netball slur

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has trivially conceded an admission of guilt for reported misogynistic remarks that naively damned netball.

AIS welcomes funding ‘certainty’ for sports – and next Olympics

Caught up in the cloud of the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the Australian Institute of Sport is cashed up for another Games campaign ahead of Paris 2024.

Brumbies still left seething over controversial final call

IT'S a feeling, a hype, a preparation, a match the ACT Brumbies have done over again, but no less thoughts are spent on the final before running onto the pitch, laying a tackle or throwing a pass and imagining holding up the silverware again.

Canberra’s sudden standby status safeguards AFL season

Canberra came unexpectedly close to scoring an extra AFL fixture on Sunday

Rugby puts the ball into new and excited hands

In the ACT, a modified version of rugby union is going from strength to strength, with kids with learning and perceptual disabilities participating in a national pastime.

Acton Track counts down days to first meet in 18 months

The synthetic Action Track is preparing to return to racing following repairs to its surface in line with recommendations provided by an independent agronomist.





A lovely lunch with some problems to iron out

The Pelican Place has landed and is now open at the Eyre Street Market, Kingston, and Hibberson Street, Gungahlin, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. 


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