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Nuclear energy: the debate Australia has to have

By 23 July 2014 49

[ 28 July 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] ABC 666's Genevieve Jacobs will talk with three of the nation's most compelling experts on an issue we cannot continue to ignore. The world is hungry for low cost, low emissions energy, but in Australia nuclear energy is still off the agenda. Will other low e ...

Live Music: The Yearlings Album Launch @ Smiths Alternative. Friday 18 July.

By 23 July 2014

Live Music: The Yearlings Album Launch @ Smith’s Alternative. Friday 18 July. The Yearlings contrast a depth of emotion with a comfortably detached approach that suits the duo (Robyn Chalklen and Chris Parkinson). Offering up a gentle brand of alt country, ...

Will Australia continue to be a land of droughts and flooding rains? - Public

By 22 July 2014 1

[ 5 August 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Australians are all too familiar with heatwaves, droughts and floods. These events have increased over recent decades and this trend is likely to continue. But given Australia's natural climate variations, how much is this increase linked to human interferen ...

New health care service opens at Civic Early Morning Centre

By 22 July 2014

ACT Chief Minister and Minister for Health, Katy Gallagher, today officially opened a new health care service at the Early Morning Centre in the city centre which will provide health care to some of Canberra’s most vulnerable residents. “The Early Morning Centre is funded by the ACT Governme ...

Kids Storytime - picture books, yummy afternoon tea, and lots of fun

By 22 July 2014

Kids Storytime - picture books, yummy afternoon tea, and lots of fun [ 2 August 2014; 2:00 pm; ] Join children's authors Irma Gold (Megumi and the Bear), Emma Allen (The Terrible Suitcase) and Tracey Hawkins (Max Meets a Monster) for a special a ...

Has Shane Rattenbury thought the medical marijuana question through?

By 22 July 2014 16

I feel for the families of desperately ill patients interstate who need medical marijuana – but has Shane Rattenbury thought this through? If the ACT becomes the first and only prescribing state/territory, there will be a flood of medical immigrants looking for prescriptions. That might not ...

The Art of Holding Focus Mitts

By 22 July 2014 1

The Art of Holding Focus Mitts Whether it be for boot camp, boxercise or actual boxing, the amount of times I have seen people with extremely poor form is all too common. Poor form on the mitts can also lead to ...

Agricultural burn tomorrow at Pialligo

By 21 July 2014

A private landholder will tomorrow, Tuesday 22 July, 2014, weather permitting, conduct an agricultural burn at the property Willow Park, Beltana Road, Pialligo. The pile burn is expected to commence from 7am and continue through the day. Temporary smoke cover may occur. The Health Directorate advis ...

Witnesses sought to Fyshwick collision

By 21 July 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to speak with the driver of a car involved in a collision with a young cyclist on Friday (July 18). About 2.30pm, a teenage boy was riding a bicycle across the intersection of Iron Knob and Newcastle Street, Fyshwick, and was involved in a collision with a silver car. As a re ...

Best of Canberra: Steak (straight up)

By 21 July 2014 15

Best of Canberra: Steak (straight up) I still pine for days gone by, when I lived around the corner from an Argentinean steak house in London. The menu was limited to steak (big or small) and corn on the cob, with a ...

Local Sports Wrap 19th and 20th July 2014

By 21 July 2014

Rugby Union The ACT Brumbies booked their place in next weekend’s Super Rugby semi-finals with a thrilling 32-30 victory over the Waikato Chiefs at GIO Stadium on Saturday night. The Brumbies were at their attacking best as they ran in four tries to condemn the Chiefs to their first play-off loss ...

Fire at Banks property

By 21 July 2014 2

ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a fire at a two story residence on Wittunga Crescent, Banks. The fire is on the second floor and the property has sustained a partial roof collapse. Firefighters have conducted a search of the premises and are continuing to extinguish the fire. Crews ...

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