Man ‘seriously’ injured in Queanbeyan shooting

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after he was shot in the Queanbeyan region this morning (June 3).

ACT on alert after covid case stopped in Goulburn

A confirmed case of COVID-19 was potentially infectious when they were in Jervis Bay, Goulburn, Hyams Beach and Vincentia just over a week ago. 

Brumbies ready to adopt and call on Queanbeyan home support

THE ACT Brumbies Super Rugby W side are readying to call away their new home.

‘Chronic’ teacher shortage sees staff walk off the job

Queanbeyan West Public School staff walked off the job yesterday (May 31) in protest of the pressure put on them due to a "chronic shortage" of teachers in the public education system. 

Make the best use of fallen leaves

Deciduous trees are shedding the last of their summer coat for brilliant autumn shades before they fall, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT. 

Simpson wins for her sacred, symbolic installation

Artist Sally Simpson won the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Acquisitive Art Award for her sculptural installation, “Fragile Equilibrium”, at the 2021 QPRC Art Awards last night (May 27).

The Canteen crew creating wonders

Tokyo Canteen, which popped up at Eyre Street Market several months ago, is pure evidence of our passion for the flavours of Japan. It’s pumping, says dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON.

Artsday / Exhibition honours first indigenous senator

From celebrating Australia’s first indigenous senator, to talking about Tempo Theatre's latest murder show, it's all in arts editor HELEN MUSA's latest artsday column.

Club praised for its ongoing community work

The Rotary Club of Jerrabomberra has been praised for the community work its been doing over recent months, which has included donating items to the Jerrabomberra Creek Park playground. 

Man stabbed in brawl outside Kmart Queanbeyan

A man and a teenager were taken to hospital following an alleged stabbing during a brawl outside of Kmart in Queanbeyan yesterday (May 25).

Petition pushes for female change rooms

More than 400 people have signed a petition pushing for female change rooms for football players that use Riverside Stadium in Queanbeyan.

New fire station opens at Majors Creek

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) of the Lake George District yesterday (May 23) celebrated the opening of a new fire station at Majors Creek.

The art of espalier for smaller gardens

Traditionally, the best fruits to espalier are apples and pears, which are easily trained with new growth, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.

‘Rebel’ brings out the world of protest

QL2 Dance's "Rebel" is a thought-provoking, challenging and thoroughly entertaining evening of dance, says reviewer BILL STEPHENS.

Debate increases around Australia’s international border

What’s dubbed “Fortress Australia” is objectively driven by the slowness of the vaccination rollout, which has Morrison under pressure, not least because it holds back the economy, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN.

Dancers take a revolutionary look at change

The production “REBEL: Then.Now.When?”, is a revolutionary look at how culture and collective action can stimulate change.

Artsday / Collective showcases vibrant Latin jazz

Starting with “Latin Nights: Jazz from Brazil and Beyond” at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre, here's arts editor HELEN MUSA's arts round-up.

Unsettling play explores girls in extremis

Canberra Youth Theatre’s director Luke Rogers is determined to make up for covid-lost time with a year of stage plays that address young people’s fears and strength.

Long-term cultural facilities head steps down

In surprise news today (May 19) the long-time – and only – CEO of the Cultural Facilities Corporation, Harriet Elvin, has announced that she’ll be moving on “to pursue new directions”, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Women build social-housing updates for women

Molonglo Support Services has won a $200,000 boost from the NSW government to upgrade four social-housing properties that provide respite for those with nowhere else to turn, and it will be local women leading the way on their construction.





A rousing celebration of hope and resilience

This well-attended concert was a welcome return for the Qwire and they fully deserved the appreciative audience response, says reviewer LEN POWER.


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