ANU crisis a fiction, says union

TO rhythmic chants of “Bullsh*t, come off it, out education’s not-for-profit,” a large crowd of students descended upon the chancellery of ANU at lunchtime...

Stephen Parker moving on to ‘The Conversation’

"THE CONVERSATION" has announced that Professor Stephen Parker, AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Canberra, will be joining The Conversation as Director...

Year in review: February

CANBERRA experienced one of the biggest rain events in recent history, with flash floods around the nation. This woman struggled to find shelter from...

Listen to the earth speak in art

BELCONNEN Community Service is marking Reconciliation Week this year with an unusual mixed media exhibition by Warlpiri artist Wanta Jampijinpa, Canberra artist, Lee Anne...

Blizzard warning from the Bureau!

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a blizzard warning for the ranges as wild weather comes in and temperatures plummet. "A vigorous frontal system will...

Coin trove in Melba garden

POLICE recovered about $200,000 worth of rare coins this morning from a home in Melba. The coin collection, that included rare coins from America, was...

Canberrans urged to avoid discoloured water

CANBERRAN's experiencing water discolouration in Casey, Ngunnawal and Moncrieff are urged not drink the water if it looks or smells objectionable, according to Icon Water's...

Striking drawings express ‘internal thoughts’

“I DRAW mostly when suffering from episodes of severe depression, says Aboriginal Artist Rhonda Kennedy. “I don’t set out to create artwork and never think...

First time entrant Erin Dando takes the local photography gongs

A first time entrant to the Australian Institute of Professional Photography’s State Print Awards, Erin Dando says she was “in total shock” at being...

We’re here no matter what, say violence responders 

WITH people spending more time at home and movement restricted, there has been a significant increase in demand for family violence services, according to victims of crime commissioner, Heidi Yates.

Circus runs away with kids

A GROUP of plate-spinning, trapezing, juggling Canberra kids are set to hit the road and showcase their circus skills in regional areas. About 20 students...

Drawing all the rage at NGA

DRAWING is all the rage in Canberra. M16 studios in Griffith are running a drawing competition and now we hear “The Big Draw 2012” will...

Digital edition 24 May

GIVEN the ACT government's distressing stewardship of indigenous issues, JON STANHOPE wonders what's to celebrate on Reconciliation Day.

Update: Amber’s been found

Police and the family of Amber Cotter are concerned for her welfare after she went missing yesterday (November 22). 

Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equity in Science established at the John Curtin School...

KATY Gallagher has announced the establishment of the Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equity in Science at an event held at ANU's John Curtin...

Family violence victims urged to ask for help

It's the National Day of Remembrance, and in light of it, organisations supporting families and victims of crime are urging people who need help, to reach out. 

About 23 vehicles crash daily on ACT roads

For the first seven months of this year (from January 1 to July 31) there has been 4220 crashes on Canberra's roads, which is an average of more than 600 crashes per month or 23 per day, according to ACT police. 

And the finalists for the 2014 ACT Telstra Business Women’s Awards are…

LEADERS from a diverse range of workplaces have been named as the 20 finalists for the 2014 Telstra Business Women’s Awards. The 2014 finalists...

Burch aims policy at youth and arts facilities

HOT on the heels of the ACT Liberals' announcement of arts policy, Art Minister Joy Burch headed for Gorman House Arts Centre to announce...

Needles found in third brand of strawberries

CANBERRANS are being told to throw out any punnets of Donnybrook strawberries after it has become the third brand found contaminated with needles.  Acting ACT...





Aya flies swiftly to the top

Canberra singer/songwriter Aya Yves has been selected as one of two emerging artists to perform at the first “Express Yourself – Queer Discovery" music showcase this weekend. 

Digital edition November 26


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