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...

Erindale tastes gold again

ERINDALE College has won the annual Australian Culinary Federation ACT’s Secondary Schools Culinary Competition for the second consecutive year and is now heading to...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

The political pain a smacking ban can bring

NICK JENSEN says its worth having a discussion about the idea of ACT becoming the first jurisdiction to ban the smacking of children.

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...

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