Berry says migrant cleaners’ jobs are safe

Education Minister Yvette Berry has come out and said the jobs of migrant cleaners are safe after Shadow Employment Minister Andrew Wall claimed migrant cleaners, working for the ACT government, are at risk of losing their jobs.

Artichoke with a majestic presence

Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT is transfixed by the "majestic" globe artichoke, a very decorative plant that can be grown for its silver leaves and huge, thistle-like flowers or as a vegetable.

NEWS

Man assaults light rail employee

A man allegedly assaulted a Metro staff member at the Alinga Street station before boarding the light rail at about 4.15pm on Friday (June 21). 

OPINION

The growing problem of not planting trees

"To get back to where we should have been with the number of trees, Canberra needs an injection of at least 40,000 trees," writes Canberra Matters columnist PAUL COSTIGAN. 

Letters / This government is testing the true believers

"Surely even the government’s most rusted-on supporters cannot vote for this tired, complacent and high-taxing regime to be given another term!" says letter writer COLIN LYONS, of Weetangera.

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POLITICS

Compliant Kristina goes cold on the fate of refugees

"Albanese and Keneally have moved from supporting the human and legal rights of asylum seekers to supporting a system that has resulted in multiple deaths, sexual abuse, psychological harm, trauma and mental illness," writes JON STANHOPE.

Morrison’s plan to remove regulatory barriers around investment

Scott Morrison will commit to getting consumers, business and investors “off the economic sidelines and on the field again” in his first major domestic speech of the new term, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.

ARTS

Upcoming concert plans to open on a high

Tobias Cole is debating whether to wear a back or a white feather boa when he sings the grotesquely beautiful "Roasting swan" aria, “Olim lacus colueram” (Once I swam in lakes), from Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” this weekend.

Art exhibition promises ‘new tricks’

“NEW Tricks” is the title of the graduating exhibition for the Canberra Institute of Technology’s Diploma of Visual Arts, opening tomorrow (June 26). 

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Morrison’s plan to remove regulatory barriers around investment

Scott Morrison will commit to getting consumers, business and investors “off the economic sidelines and on the field again” in his first major domestic speech of the new term, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.

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