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Art with a conscience

IN its only appearance outside Adelaide, the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize exhibition opened today at the National Archives. The exhibition, named after the SA Museum’s first curator Frederick George Waterhouse, uniquely showcases artworks with […]

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Coe confronts drones

THE ACT Government’s point-to-point speed cameras can be used for car tracking by unmanned aerial vehicles or “drones”,  according to minutes released under freedom of information to the Opposition. “This shocking revelation from an Australian Federal […]

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Remembering deceased online

ACCESS to the online memorial is now available in Canberra through Tobin Brothers Funerals locations in Kingston and Belconnen. Christine Walters, area manager for Tobin Brothers, says is an online memorial community based […]

Volunteers ‘live longer’

PEOPLE who volunteer may actually live longer than people who don’t, according to a recent survey. The research, which was first published in August in the journal “Health Psychology”, reveals that people who volunteer for selfless […]

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Rally marches through city

COMMUNITY sector workers gathered at Civic Square for today’s Equal Pay Rally, which ACT Greens spokesperson for Community Services, Meredith Hunter, says is about a clear and indefensible injustice. “The community sector workforce is 85 […]

Cement truck rolls

THE driver of a cement truck was taken to hospital with minor injuries after his vehicle rolled on Moreshead Drive-Russell Drive roundabout. There are traffic delays on the city-bound lane of Moreshead drive. Photos by […]

Kids get physical

THE  Bluearth Foundation is working with 10 schools in the ACT and Queanbeyan region during Health and Psychical Education week to help students experience what it means to be physically active. And it is staging a Bluearth […]

Book fair opens Friday

THE Lifeline Canberra Spring Bookfair opens at Exhibition Park on Friday morning. One of the biggest second-hand book sales in Australia, book fair organisers expect it to attract more than 13,000 local and interstate buyers. […]