Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN applies his ironic eye to the drought.

Movie review / ‘Slam’ (M)

“Slam” is topical, provocative, credible, a compelling example of movie-making craft and, above all in this anxious era of Islamic confrontation, challenging, says movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.

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Garage ablaze in Ainslie

Firefighters responded to a garage blaze in Ainslie this afternoon (October 19).

OPINION

New tricks, same game in Dickson development 

The government-as-developer used a different bag of tricks to convince locals how irresistible was the concept design for a new Common Ground complex to be built on the south-east corner of Section 72 Dickson (the Dickson Parklands), reports "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN applies his ironic eye to the drought.

POLITICS

New tricks, same game in Dickson development 

The government-as-developer used a different bag of tricks to convince locals how irresistible was the concept design for a new Common Ground complex to be built on the south-east corner of Section 72 Dickson (the Dickson Parklands), reports "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.

Government insists Jones didn’t drive new drought payment

Government sources insist shock jock Alan Jones didn’t drive Thursday’s announcement of a cash payment to drought-striken farmers about to be turfed off their household support because they’d reached the four year time limit, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.

ARTS

‘Hope!’ full and heartwarming concert

Reviewer IAN McLEAN savours an adventurous and innovative concert that brought great pleasure to an appreciative audience.

Admirable and entertaining evening of dance

Reviewer LEN POWER feels the power of QL2's powerful new dance program "Power"!

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