McCabe warns on asbestos

ACT Work Safety Commissioner Mark McCabe says he is "extremely concerned" with the cavalier attitude to the handling of asbestos by a small number of...

Searching through back issues of ‘CityNews’

Here's an easy way to search back issues of "CityNews". Using Google, type the words you are searching for followed by Example: Then click the edition...

Computer seized in bar bust

SEVERAL items, including computer equipment were seized from The London Burger and Beers yesterday after detectives spent several hours searching the bar and restaurant. The...

Brave Daniel’s way of life

FOR Daniel Jamieson, it’s the small things that make a difference to his day. He suffers from a rare condition, Hollow Visceral Myopathy, which means...

When the journalistic right to write is wrong!

MANY journalists love to think that a carte blanche freedom to write what they want is as fundamental to democracy as the right to...

‘CityNews’ public news desk: Tell us your ideas

In the publishing business, we only know what we are told and people often know good leads to great stories but don't know...

Seselja questions Gallagher over office decision

ACT Opposition Leader Zed Seselja has said today's announcement that the Government will scrap the plan for $432 million office block, is a blow...

Faith in a green world

Bishop George Browning, Convenor of the World Anglican Communion Environmental Network (ACEN), will talk about “Faith in a Green World” at the Anzac Memorial...

Faking it

AS much as we love pure porcelain-toned skin, there are times when a girl just looks better with a tan. A beautiful bronze glow is...

More boys and girls come out to learn

SPONSORED CONTENT:  AN expansion to the Canberra Girls Grammar School Early Learning Centre (ELC) means more boys and girls can engage in its unique program, says director Kate Columbine.

Jon calls for arts champ

EVEN the sudden downpour couldn’t dampen the spirits at Strathnairn Homestead’s refurbished woolshed on Friday when the president of Strathnairn Arts Association, Anita McIntyre,...

Freeman / A uniform approach to tax deductions

SPONSORED CONTENT: Chartered accountant GAIL FREEMAN offers advice on the tax deductibility of clothing in the workplace.

Review: “Hugo” (PG) ****

BRAVO, director Martin Scorsese and co-producer Johnny Depp, for this charming film in which Hugo, after his clock-maker father dies, lives in the attic...

The awful lesson of influenza’s bite

I’VE learnt my lesson, well and truly: don’t delay, don’t equivocate – get your flu shots early – well before winter sets in. Of course,...

One access point for health

A NEW online tool launched today will provide one access point to all healthcare service information for the Canberra region. The information will be provided...

Vacancy rates still high

THE  vacancy rate in Canberra decreased slightly over the six months to July 2011, from 13.4 per cent to 13.3 per cent, according to...

Street protest by cleaners

MORE than 40 cleaners, community members and members of United Voice, the cleaners’ union, will protest outside of the Department of Education,...

Sneaky Sound System to play at Australia Day concert

AUSTRALIAN duo Sneaky Sound System are the first act announced for the 2012 Australia Celebrates Live concert. The concert, formerly known as Australia Day Live...

Retailers hail rate hold

RETAILERS have praised the Reserve Bank’s decision to hold interest rates steady, describing it as the break the sector needed to get back on...

Fieldhouse wins top gong for indigenous ceramic arts

JANET Fieldhouse has won the $20,000 main prize at the 2011 Indigenous Ceramic Art Awards. Fieldhouse, a Canberra-based Torres Strait artist and a CIT cultural...





Canberrans can fly without restrictions to two states

Canberrans can now fly without restrictions between Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne, according to Canberra Airport's head of aviation, Michael Thomson. 


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