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Black-belt champ gets a kick out of karate

THE odd combination of karate movies and “Beef Week” started Lawson man, Reece Cummings on a 19-year martial arts journey before earning a top...

Ruth’s gifts to saying goodbye

WHEN Ruth Hutchinson’s mum died three years ago she wanted to find a way to have her mum, Jill, remembered forever. “I needed to do...

Author Alan sees local history everywhere

“PEOPLE think because Canberra is relatively new it doesn’t have much history to uncover, but I’m hoping what I’ve done is enough proof to...

Back in the saddle and on the case for cancer

ADAM Visser is starting conversations about early testing for prostate cancer. Following his own diagnosis in May, the 67-year-old created an initiative called Ask Your...

Digital edition 20 December

“MEN are uniquely unsuited to the business of politics. It should an occupation reserved for women.” Crazy or courageous? ROBERT MACKLIN makes his argument in our final, fabulous edition for the year.

Shrinking migraine pain without drugs

The whole time TABITHA CARVAN is speaking to Prof Paul Martin, she feels she’s getting a headache. Should she see a doctor about it – or a psychologist?

Men get takeaway with Dominos’ safe

TWO men spotted stealing the safe from Domino’s in Fyshwick led police a merry dance before escaping in a stolen white van. At about 6.55am...

Send food not flowers to new mums

Ebony-Maria Levy... “This is really just about one family cooking for another.” Photo by Andrew Finch WHEN you’ve just had a baby, the last thing...

My Summer / Kagiso “KG” Ratlhagane

Canberra rapper and hip-hop artist KAGISO “KG” RATLHAGANE is looking forward to...

Review / Coward with a light, delicate touch

theatre "Blithe Spirit" By Noel Coward, directed by Kate Blackhurst At Theatre 3 until December 6. Reviewed by Helen Musa.

My Summer / Lucy Sugerman

Singer LUCY SUGERMAN’s summer plans include…

Grattan / David Hurley will be Australia’s new Governor-General

YESTERDAY (December 16) Scott Morrison announced that NSW Governor David Hurley will become Australia’s next Governor-General, succeeding Sir Peter Cosgrove.  The Prime Minister timed his...

BUDGET14: Reactions to the ACT Budget

AS reactions come in to today's budget we'll be publishing them below in the order they have arrived. First in was the Greens' Shane Rattenbury...

Team Zed’s got the message

Zed says you asked for it and the Liberals say they’ve ‘absolutely’ got it: A strong, hard-working, unified team. As they turn into the...

Canberra’s politicians get a pay rise amid entitlement changes

THE ACT Remuneration Tribunal has determined that the denizens of the Legislative Assembly are in need of a pay rise. The tribunal considered the Wage...

A South by SouthEast festival for Canberra if Labor is returned

ANDREW Barr says a re-elected ACT Labor Government will bring a new winter festival to Canberra’s calendar. "The Canberra Arts Biennial will take place during...

Grattan / 2018, the year of governing badly

LOOKING back on the federal politics of 2018, voters can conclude they’ve been given a rough trot.  What’s been dubbed “the permanent election campaign” to...

How we can reinvigorate the Australian Federation

By Vince FitzGerald, Australian National University WHEN our two major levels of government work in partnership, our Federation can function well. The standout period for...

Popular names top the list again this year

THIS year’s most popular ACT baby names are Amelia and William. “Amelia and William have both been popular names in the past, with William being...

Changes to Canberra’s tenancy laws

SIMON Corbell has announced the introduction of legislation granting property owners and tenants in the ACT more rights and protections including a broader range...

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