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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...

Shane rails against a 5×5 assembly

THE Green Shane Rattenbury is putting up a last ditch solo fight against switching the Legislative Assembly to a five seats in five electorates...

Women who dance the weight away

WITH 29 Australian women dying every day from heart disease, the Heart Foundation is appealing to women to “live lighter” and prevent heart disease...

Head-on crash causes huge damage

TWO vehicles have been "significantly damaged" and two people have been taken to hospital following a head-on crash in Pialligo on Thursday (September 8).  Police...

Graeme Neate to preside over the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

SIMON Corbell has announced the appointment of Graeme Neate AM as President of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal. "Mr Neate will serve as President...

ACTSPORT closing down

SHANE Rattenbury has thanked ACTSPORT for its contribution to the Canberra region’s sporting community, after the organisation signalled its intention to wind down. “After...

Lorina to sparkle in Domain opera

IT'S  the time of year when we usually speak to former Canberra soprano Lorina Gore about “Opera in the Domain”,  the annual big free...

We missed one!

IN skiting last week about newly gonged "CityNews" writers Michael Moore AM and Bill Stephens OAM joining columnist Jon Stanhope AO, editor Ian Meikle...





Canberra returns to tighter patient restrictions

Health facilities, including hospitals, across the ACT will return to tighter visitor restrictions of one visitor per patient, per day, next week.


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