Suspicious death in Dunlop

ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious death in Dunlop which occurred earlier today (Friday, October 17). About 5:40pm police received a call to attend...

Virus crisis / ACT infections rise by nine to 62

THERE have been nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the ACT’s total to 62, but no evidence of local transmission.

Network 14 cops a flogging on Twitter

ACTION'S new bus timetable Network 14 has not been greeted with universal acclaim on Twitter as you can see below. It should be noted however...

Queanbeyan wins top-park award

QUEANBEYAN'S recently transformed Queen Elizabeth II Park has been awarded the Parks and Open Space Award at the 2017 Landscape Architecture Awards – its...

Toby runs the gamut for St Valentine

ANYBODY acquainted with one of Canberra’s finest musicians, countertenor Tobias Cole, knows that the famous Opera Australia principal artist is a  dedicated family man,...

Capital Estate Developments win the nod to build Denman Prospect

SIMON Corbell says a locally owned and managed company, Capital Estate Developments Pty Ltd, has been selected as the preferred tenderer to develop the...

Human Rights Commission and the Public Trustee re-organised

SIMON Corbell says a restructure of the ACT Human Rights Commission and creation of an Office of Public Trustee and Guardian will ensure the...

New fire cameras help with early detection

The ACT government is investing almost $1 million into fire and smoke detection cameras across Canberra. 

Study: Discrimination against Asian-Australians is increasing

More than four-in-five Asian-Australians have experienced discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new analysis shows.

Union slams music school decision

THE National Tertiary Education Union ACT secretary Stephen Darwin has described the ANU's consultation process around the School of Music upheaval as a "sham". Mr...

Japanese films for Canberra

THE JAPANESE Film Festival is coming to Canberra, with an impressive programme of 18 films, beginning at 8pm tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30,  with director...

Rock Swap!

IF you love gems and jewellery, collect rocks and minerals, facet or fossick, you’ll be sure to find something of interest at the Canberra...

ACCC investigating cartel behaviour in Canberra’s construction industry

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is aware of serious allegations and evidence presented to the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and...

How to gracefully accept an unwanted gift

Gumtree data in 2017 confirmed that 21 million unwanted gifts were received. This year, there are 6509 items listed as "unwanted gifts", and its not even Christmas yet.

ACT Budget / Focus on diversifying the economy

The ACT Budget commits the government to continuing to driving the diversification of Canberra’s economy through investment attraction and facilitation of major projects.

Dry argument for Captain Cook’s fountain

OPERATION of the iconic and recently refurbished Captain Cook Memorial Jet on Lake Burley Griffin has been will suspended until further notice says the NCA.

Warning: Severe thunderstorm on its way

UPDATE: THE weather warning for Canberra has been cancelled as the storm moves towards the Central Tablelands. ORIGINAL STORY: A WARNING has been issued by...

Getting troubled blokes to care and share

IF there is help in front of a man, he will use it, says OzHelp CEO Tony Holland.  Tony and his mental health support team...

Co-housing concept to disrupt the developers

A CANBERRA group is disrupting profit-driven developments with a proposed housing project in Dickson aimed at being socially supportive, economically viable and environmentally sustainable. Rather...

Monday parking this week focusses on the Dickson playing fields

THIS week's dose of bad parking has but a single entry, for "CityNews'" own gardening guru Cedric Bryant. Cedric has been incensed with the...





Movie review / ‘Antoinette in the Cévennes’ (M)

"Antoinette in the Cévennes" is a warmly charming film, an agreeable escape occasionally testing our credulity without abusing it and ending on an optimistic note, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.


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