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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...

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...

My Summer / Liz Craven

World champion powerlifter LIZ CRAVEN just loves summer...

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?

My Summer / Brian Schmidt

ANU vice chancellor Prof BRIAN SCHMIDT’s summer means…

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...

Kambah party ends in sirens

A YOUNG person was treated by ACT Ambulance Service officers after being assaulted at a party in Kambah on Monday (December 17).  The young person was...

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...

When pollies want more crackers

ANYONE who thinks we pay local politicians too little – or too much – is invited to present a submission to the independent ACT...

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...

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.

Modest Mr Reid and that first step on the moon

ROD HENSHAW talks to an author who has revealed that when it comes to that first step on the moon, "The Dish" wasn't the dish we thought it was.

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...

Grattan / Political impasse stops protection for LGBT students passing

THE government’s bid to legislate this year to protect LGBT students from discrimination at religious schools has failed because of an impasse over the...

Review: “The Fire and the Rose”, Challenging, satisfying concert

“The Fire and the Rose” - Concert 23 Canberra International Music Festival Llewellyn Hall – Saturday May 17 Reviewed by Bill Stephens
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Belconnen burglary spree

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to five aggravated burglaries in Weetangera, Hawker and Aranda on Saturday morning (1 August). Between the hours of 2am and...

Trooping of the Colour coming up on Gallipoli Reach

THE Duntroon Corps of Staff Cadets, together with the Band of the Royal Military College, will be Trooping the Queen’s Colour in honour of...

Fyshwick burglary spree

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to five burglaries in Fyshwick on Friday morning (March 27), believed to be related. Between 5.30am and 6am on Friday...

Mawson robbery: do you know this man?

THE  Caltex Woolworths petrol station in Mawson was the scene of an aggravated robbery last night (February 23).  At about 9.20pm, a man demanding money...

Bringing out the inner tigress

AS Canberra’s first Tigress Yoga teacher, Kelly Henderson says she wanted to bring the practice to women here to help them take time for...





A fractious face of madness

Reviewer ARNE SJOSTEDT has mixed feelings about Rep's production of "Cosi".


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