Canberra Cavs sign power-hitting star

BASEBALL team Canberra Cavalry are over the moon as having signed former New York Yankees power-hitting draftee Zach Wilson, who will join the side for the...

Racing ambassador announced

BRITTNEY McGlone is the Myer Face of Canberra Racing, beating a record number of entrants for 2012. Thoroughbred Park received 54 entries into the competition,...

Sustainable start to six-star suburbs

GINNINDERRY is the ACT’s first six-star Green Star development and will have a strong focus on sustainability with the first stage including mandatory requirements...
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Playground Martini Bar raided for drugs

ACT Policing Regional Targeting Team members from City Police Station conducted a search warrant in the City on Friday night (4 September). Around 10.30pm, police...

Green comedy at the Casino

A stand-up comedy show featuring UK comedian Jeff Green is coming to Casino Canberra tomorrow. Green, known for his appearances on television shows such as...

Rainbow flag over Canberra police stations

ACT Policing is proudly flying the Rainbow Flag today (Tuesday, 17 May) in support of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). IDAHOT is...

Man brings a gun to rob the Kippax Woolies

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Kippax Fair Shopping Centre on Friday (23 September). Around 9.35pm, a man...

‘Cool’ young musicians serenade lunchtime crowd

IF you’re wondering why two enthusiastic groups of boys and girls were singing “Anything you can do I can do better” from “Annie Get your...

Access Canberra takes aim at unlicensed tradies

ACCESS Canberra’s Chief Operating Officer David Snowden has announced that, as part of an upcoming compliance program, Access Canberra officers will be reviewing advertising...

Supabarn backs supermarket cap

THE ACT government's decision to limit supermarkets at Canberra's local centres to 1000 square metres has been backed by large supermarket chain Supabarn. On...

Survey gives voice to people with disabilities

RESEARCHERS from Deakin University need ACT residents with disabilities to tell them all about other people's negative attitudes towards their disability. Sponsored by Victorian disability services provider...

No new nor active covid cases in the ACT

There continue to be no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT and, over the weekend, the last of the most recent spate of active cases has recovered. 

Wine / Torn between two lovers

"Legend has it that when a French wine critic first tasted a NZ sauvignon blanc he described it as tasting like a cat had pissed on a tomato plant," writes wine columnist RICHARD CALVER

Greg puts a new Order into his life

MAKING use of the adage “write what you know”, former Speaker of the Assembly, Greg Cornwell, has penned a series of eBook crime novellas...

Shock hike in electricity prices; Rattenbury blames the Feds

ELECTRICITY prices in the ACT are likely to rise 10.9 per cent from July 1, according to a draft determination from the Independent Competition...

Gary Byles moves on from TAMS

MEEGAN Fitzharris has thanked Gary Byles for his almost seven years of service as the Director-General of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) and said...

Grattan / Government knocks out 478 courses from loans under VET crackdown

DIPLOMAS of circus arts, fraud control, explosive ordinance manufacture, and sound and vibration therapy are among 478 courses that will be excluded from government...

Bremner’s operatic ‘Midnight’ in Brisbane

TONIGHT'S the night for  a workshop staging by Opera Oceana at 4MBS Studios in Brisbane of an opera based on a play first seen...

Hawke, the cartoonist’s dream

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke died yesterday. He was 89. "CityNews" cartoonist PAUL DORIN remembers a man he could draw with his eyes closed.

Corbell’s planning laws taken behind the woodshed with an axe

THE Liberals' Alistair Coe is celebrating the withdrawal of Simon Corbell's proposed changes to the ACT's planning laws. “This failed bill would have made Simon...





Election 2020 / Deafening silence of the Greens

"A city of towers with less community and cultural facilities and diminishing greenery is not what people had expected to be the outcome of having the ACT Greens as part of government," writes"Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN. 


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