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Free bus to the Memorial, but you need to register

EVERY year Transport Canberra proudly uses its bus services to support Anzac Day, says Transport Canberra’s director of Public Transport Operations Ian McGlinn. It...

Where to see the Royals

CHIEF Minister Katy Gallagher has words of comfort to the legion of distraught would be royal watchers who failed to win a lucky email...
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2015 CEO sleepout raises $325,000 for homelessness services

Last night the 2015 Vinnies CEO Sleepout took place at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Despite the conditions, morale was high with many CEOs...

Composition winners announced

THE two brilliant young winners of the 2013 Classical Guitar Composition Project, it has just been announced by the Canberra Classical Guitar Society and...

Big buzz builds for the sweetest of days

World Bee Day will be celebrated in Canberra for the first time on Sunday, May 20. KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK reports

Is this Canberra’s happiest man?

HAPPINESS is important to Erwin Tanaja, a man who loves his job, his life and his gelato. “It’s the best job in the world, because...

Belconnen Arts Centre closes due to extreme heat

BELCONNEN Arts Centre will be closing immediately until Tuesday, February 14, following the ACT government's advise which earlier urged the state to reduce power...
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A bad year for road safety in the ACT

SHANE Rattenbury is finding comfort in the fact the number of fatalities on ACT roads in 2014 was once again below the national average...

Alleged Campbell rapist to face court

ACT Policing arrested a 19-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday, August 19) after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women in Campbell on two separate occasions. Police will...

Ridesharing decision brings union warning

AS the ACT government gives the green light to ridesharing, Unions ACT has warned that the arrival  of app-based booking services such as Uber...

UC’s Paul Hetherington has won a Roman residency

THE Head of the University of Canberra’s International Poetry Studies Institute, Dr Paul Hetherington, has won an $18,000 grant from the Literature Section of...

Named. The Canberra charities not complying with the regulator

THE Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has named 80 Canberra charities who have failed to lodge reports, earning them a "red-mark". ACNC Commissioner, Susan...

All Stars come home for comedy festival

SOME will struggle to contain their excitement while others shudder at the thought. The Doug Anthony All Stars are getting back together for two...

Help for households to fight carbon threat

SIXTY per cent of the world’s emissions trace back to households, which is why Lily Dempster, founder of the social enterprise The Neighbourhood Effect,...

Hotel Kurrajong sells for $7m

BARTON'S historic Hotel Kurrajong has gone under the hammer for $7,650,000 today.  The purchase is a joint venture agreement between Toga Hospitality, who operate the Medina...

Unions ACT campaigning for penalty rates

UNIONS ACT Secretary Alex White is campaigning to retain penalty rates with new polling showing Canberrans support them. “Australians have been subjected to a false...

Grattan on Friday / Abbott’s reality show has trouble with the script

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra THE Abbott government desperately tries, but nearly always fails, to run to a tight script. The current script has two big...

Honeysuckle Creek burn

THE ACT Parks and Conservation Service advises that a 2,642 hectare hazard reduction burn will be conducted south of Honeysuckle Creek and Apollo Road,...
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Police have a second go in the search for Yuki

YESTERDAY ACT Policing made a missing person call for Yuki Motomura. Last night they informed the media that the picture of the car they'd sent...

Phone-camera artist finds ‘mystery’ in surroundings

AS part of its annual “Piece of Mind” exhibition series featuring “amazing people with amazing stories” who use their art as a tool to...




Channelling my inner-Mufasa’s circle of life 

"The 'circle-of-life' theme has helped us navigate the whole awkward discussion about death with our five-year-old. Thank you, Disney!" writes "Mummy" columnist KATE MEIKLE


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