Oo-ah… ‘Skyfire’ captivates big lake crowd

One of Canberra's top photographers, ANDREW CAMPBELL, was out snapping last night's "Skyfire" firework event, including a shot when one of the staging barges caught fire.

Spirited protest by school kids in Civic

MIKE WELSH reports from the School Kids 4 Climate Action rally in Civic.

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Daytime burglars leave empty handed

One of three men dressed in balaclavas threatened a resident with a weapon before leaving a Gordon home empty handed during an attempted robbery this morning (March 19). 

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Wax and polish for Canberra’s first lady

Every five years Canberra's first lady gets a thorough wash, wax, and polish. At 113 years old, she’s still in great condition and she deserves nothing less. Here are this week's top letters to "CityNews".

‘Coal-hearted’ PM in the sights of protesting kids

IF Friday's School Kids 4 Climate Action rally in Civic wasn't the biggest the city has seen in recent times it was certainly the most vocal and spirited, writes Seven Days columnist MIKE WELSH.

Dose of Dorin

Dose of Dorin

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Morrison announces $55 million for security at religious premises

SCOTT Morrison has warned against “tribalists” hijacking policy arguments, declaring the migration issue “must not be appropriated as a proxy debate for racial, religious...

Skipping class makes for a great education

"I join with these vibrant young Australians in thumbing my nose at the narrow-minded comments of conservative academics and commentators along with senior politicians," writes former senior school teacher MICHAEL MOORE

ARTS

Refugee focus for World Poetry Day

Canberra poets and people of conscience will descend on Garema Place in Civic on Thursday (March 21) for the UNESCO-designated World Poetry Day, writes HELEN MUSA.

Open project draws homes of the past

review / "The Share House Project", Stephanie Jones & Janine Mikosza at Art Not Apart, March 16. Reviewed by CAREN FLORANCE.

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Refugee focus for World Poetry Day

Canberra poets and people of conscience will descend on Garema Place in Civic on Thursday (March 21) for the UNESCO-designated World Poetry Day, writes HELEN MUSA.

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