Success runs on huffing

IN an attempt to tackle the obesity crisis, children across the ACT are participating in the Active Kids Challenge. An initiative of The Physical Activity...

Lake gets cod boost

MORE than 37,000 Murray Cod fingerlings were today released into Lake Burley Griffin. The fish, from the Uarah Fish Hatchery in Wagga Wagga, cost $20,000...

Taking ACTION on Hawaiian Shirt Day

By Vanessa Lam ACTION bus drivers will be driving up their fashion sense tomorrow, to help celebrate and raise awareness of the ACT Eden Monaro...

Plan to protect police

LEGISLATION to protect ACT police will be introduced in the forthcoming sitting of the Legislative Assembly. Calling on support from Labor and the Greens, Opposition...

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...

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...

Barry Humphries ‘unmasked’ in Canberra


Convoy protest photos

"CityNews" snapper SILAS BROWN, who protectively rode his push bike to Parliament House to avoid the traffic at about 7.30am, reports not seeing a...

Yikes, the call of God!

IT is a bit of a worry how, in the general cacophony of daily family life, sometimes really quite big issues can get overlooked. The...

Canberra Confidential: Success lives on in Portia’s place

THE news that Portia was selling Portia’s Place after 25 years came as a shock with rumours rife the famous Chinese restaurant in Kingston...

Local snapper scores stamp

AN image taken by Kingston photographer Amanda Morrison will feature on an Australia Post stamp from today. The image, “This is So Relaxing!” taken of...

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...

Memorials role for locals

LIBERAL Senator Gary Humphries says a Coalition Government will end a long period in which the role of the ACT community has been overlooked...

‘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...

Sponsored / Upselling hearing aids, how does this make you feel?

“We need to speak out and about what is going on in the hearing-aid industry if we want change,” says Deakin audiologist Dr William Vass

Review: The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn, Part 1 ?

CINEMAS go to the expense of midnight screenings to tempt a franchise’s dyed-in-the-wool fanatics to see the film’s first local screening. I have it on...

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,...

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...

Freeman / A uniform approach to tax deductions

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

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...





New coin captures the strength of women cricketers

Women cricketers have featured on a new Australian coin to mark the International Cricket Council Women’s T20 World Cup.


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