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‘Help’ eyeing off donations

ORGANISERS of charity fashion event "Help from the Underground" are looking to top last year's $18,000 in donations for the homeless.   Zoo Advertising CEO...

Digital edition 24 May

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

Tangled up in red tape

CANBERRA, with a single government that merges state and local council responsibilities, ought to be in the box seat to streamline urban development. The ACT...

Glass miniatures for connoisseurs

“CITYNEWS” popped in yesterday for a quick preview of Bilk Gallery’s likely-to-be-popular ‘miniature’ glass exhibition, opening tomorrow evening, April 16, with a celebration from...

Gallagher survives no-confidence motion

CHIEF Minister Katy Gallagher has survived a no-confidence motion brought against her by the Liberal Party. After almost three hours of debate at the Legislative...

The Living End to headline Summernats

ARIA award winning rock band The Living End will headline Summernats in January, as the car festival looks to "revamp" its music line-up.  Summernats Co-owner Andy Lopez says the...

School is back and with it 40 zones

JOY Burch is reminding motorists that 40km/h school zones are back in force with the start of Term 4 of the school year. “Children are...

Taking nerdsploitation to new heights Dames of Throne is coming to Canberra

THE team that thrilled nerds across Canberra with the "StarWars" parody "The Empire Strips Back" have gone with the next big thing in Game...

Missing man needs medication

UPDATE: POLICE say Daniel was found over night.  CONCERNS over the health of a 29-year-old man has been raised after he went missing from Canberra...

Riding to help break the slavery cycle…

ALANNA Davis says she is a survivor of domestic abuse, and is using her experience to help stand up for women halfway across the...

NFSA searches the world for new CEO

THE National Film and Sound Archive is searching internationally for a new CEO after the resignation of Michael Loebenstein.  Loebenstein came to Australia from Austria...

Police praise the cup day crowds as three males let the side down

ACT Policing is pleased that the vast majority of Canberra’s Melbourne Cup revelers enjoyed the festivities responsibly across the Capital yesterday. Police maintained a high-visibility...

Murder investigators search for missing shoe

POLICE are searching the Mugga Lane tip for a missing shoe as part of investigations into the murder of Phillip man Miodrag Gajic.  Following on the...

Good start to the day for Canberra’s hungry kids

AROUND a quarter of Australian children miss out on breakfast, starting the day distracted and hungry. To help address this, the Red Cross operates almost...

Police hunt for ‘car flipping’ vandals

POLICE are searching for a group of "mindless" vandals who flipped four cars onto their roofs in Southside suburbs overnight. The vandals targeted the suburbs...

Historic pay rise assured

THE ACT Government has accepted $25 million from the Commonwealth to help fund pay rises for ACT workers in the social and community services...

Sheikh concedes Senate contest

THE GREENS' Simon Sheikh has conceded the Senate contest as results point to The Liberals' Zed Seselja securing the ACT's second Senate seat. In a statement...

Queanbeyan gets a taste for the world

IF you missed the National Multicultural Festival don't fret – Queanbeyan will  host their annual event on Sunday at Queanbeyan Park. “This year’s Carnivale Multicultural Festival...

Australians too shy to reveal political views on media

ARE you anxious about expressing your political views online? If so, you are not alone. Australians are more worried about this than citizens in...

Did you see the knife wielding thief in the Rivett Newsagency this morning?

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Rivett this morning (Wednesday July 30). About 7.45am, a man entered the Rivett Newsagency holding...




What’s on this weekend?

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts, events and shows in Canberra

Lauren tops the building awards


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