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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014
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Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 10
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Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014
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Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 5

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014
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The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

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Best of Canberra Taste Off: Best Steak

By 7 August 2014 11
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For this week’s Taste Off, steak was on the menu. It may not be the friend of vegetarians, but for meat lovers world wide, sometimes there is nothing better than a good steak. ...

Arcadia - Canberra Repertory (Review)

By 7 August 2014 2
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"Even in Arcadia, there is death."  But that's fine, there's plenty of sex to balance things out.  Stoppard's sex comedy/romantic ode to science still delights in a decent bu...

Facefit released of pizza driver robber

By 7 August 2014
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ACT Policing has released the facefit of one of two males who robbed a pizza delivery driver in Banks on Thursday (July 25). About 9.25pm, a pizza delivery driver attended a...

Warehouse Circus Inc. premieres Refract in Canberra tonight

By 7 August 2014
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Warehouse Circus Inc. are bringing their high flying cast of young artists to shatter your idea of extraordinary with their new show Refract. An ignorant sailor attracts the...

Beets are in!

By 7 August 2014 7
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Beetroot are in. They are in season and in fashion. I came to beets later in life and now I adore them. If you're a fresh juicer, then you'll know the huge benefits of fresh be...

Liberty, Cruelty, and Animals

By 7 August 2014 34
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"There's a poor animal with blood on its head and tears running down its face. Who did that to it? It's lying in the dust and its wings are broken. Who broke its wings? Who cut...

Is Canberra Infested by a Brain-Eating Zombie Virus?

By 6 August 2014

Hi All Just a quick note to say I am about to take down my short story about whether Canberra is infested by a brain-eating zombie virus. It was inspired by a reader's request to include three items in a yarn set in Canberra (and a dash of 1950s US Cold War zombie movies): Gold Creek Loll...

New Canberra Region Cancer Centre opens

By 6 August 2014

Canberrans and residents from the surrounding region undergoing specialised cancer treatment will now benefit from a streamlined cancer centre, based at the Canberra Hospital, that will combine several elements of cancer treatment including screening, treatment and palliative options in a new state-...

Moves and Appointments

By 6 August 2014
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In a new series each week I will profile some of the bigger moves and appointments taking place around Canberra.  Utilising tips and LinkedIn, I will also profile a new busi...

Game On! International Sport Business Breakfast

By 6 August 2014

2015 is set to be an exciting year for Canberra as the capital hosts matches as part of the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Canberra is hosting seven matches of the AFC tournament from 10 January to 23 January 2015, including a quarter final; and it will host thre...

Contract awarded for waterway monitoring

By 6 August 2014 4

The ACT Government has taken an important step towards improving water quality in Canberra's lakes and waterways with the announcement of the first successful consultancy to inform phase one of the $85 million Basin Priority Project. Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, said the successf...

Separation of Church and State

By 6 August 2014 29
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The emergence of the enlightened catch up of the Liberal Party (and hopefully their Coalition Party colleagues, the Nationals) to allow MPs a conscience vote on same sex marria...

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