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...

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...

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.

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A treat not to be missed

THEATRE “Out of Order”  By Ray Cooney, directed by Walter Learning, for Canberra Repertory, at Theatre 3, until December 3. Reviewed by Helen Musa ENGLISH playwright Ray Cooney is an expert at winding up ridiculous plots; Canadian director...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Raider with the biggest heart

If the NRL was serious, it would appoint Alan Tongue as a full-time ambassador for the code, says TIM GAVEL SOME people are not playing...

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...

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