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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Security officers to rally

MORE than 50 security officers, supporters will rally at the Customs Building in Civic at noon on Monday protesting at pay rates and to...

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...

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 site:issuu.com/citynews 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Blaze destroys apartment

THE top level of a two storey apartment in Banks was destroyed by fire today. ACT Fire Brigade received phone calls at about 3.40pm of...

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...

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...

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...





Canberra’s Meryl choreographs ‘Claudel’

What's what and who's who in the arts this week? Here's HELEN MUSA's weekly “Arts in the City” column.

Digital edition April 15


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