Space travel’s future is all about plasma power

Christine Charles, the head of the Space Plasma, Power and Propulsion laboratory at ANU, is working on one of the biggest problems when it comes to going back to the moon – fuel, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

Beyond the spin, how many pollies are on the bus? 

"Listen to how bureaucrats and their ministers talk about public transport and it becomes obvious that they don't base their comments on personal experiences but rather on the spin," writes Canberra Matters columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.

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Police find hub of stolen goods in Queanbeyan

After locating a hub of stolen goods in Queanbeyan, NSW police are now in the process of finding who owns the items. 

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Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.

Grumpy / ‘Ashamed’ of shameful profligacy 

Occasional Grumpy columnist, CEDRIC BRYANT, of Watson, can't get over the wastefulness of the tram-launch knees-up.

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Tax cuts take from the poor to give to the rich

"At a time when the divide between the rich and the poor has grown so much, what is surprising is that these tax cuts so significantly favour the rich over both the poor and the average-income earners," writes political columnist MICHAEL MOORE.

Beyond the spin, how many pollies are on the bus? 

"Listen to how bureaucrats and their ministers talk about public transport and it becomes obvious that they don't base their comments on personal experiences but rather on the spin," writes Canberra Matters columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.

ARTS

Chunky orchestra with a big, fat, romantic sound

The chunky, fat, romantic Australian World Orchestra is coming to Canberra for the first time, reports arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Sharing lunch with an old friend

"The Urban Pantry menu has great variety and focuses on local produce and flavours that are anything but wimpy, writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON.

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Update: Anthony’s been found safe

Police and the family of missing man Anthony Florentine hold concerns for his welfare after he disappeared earlier this week.

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