This in from the ABC.
1. Ngarigu Claim
The Ngunnawal people are recognised by the A.C.T. Government as the traditional owners of the region – a decision resisted by those identifying as Ngambri people.
Now there is a new claimant to the land – from the lesser known Ngarigu tribe.
Rural landowners around the country having been trying to lock their gates to mining. But it seems companies are now using a new strategy to get access to key parcels of land – without the trouble of resistant landowners.
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In the nearby Southern Highlands, the recent purchase of a large property by Hume Coal passed unnoticed by the community – because the company used a third party.
Trove is a treasure belonging to the National Library – and therefore to everyone.
The collection includes millions of digitised newspaper articles… however many of the articles are old and somewhat the worse for wear – so the digitisation process has included many errors.
Volunteers from the public have been trusted with making the necessary corrections.
4. Caught Inside
An Australian surfie thriller is winning critical acclaim – but very few cinemas are showing it.
5. CLOSER – Canberra by Night
shot this week by cameraman Adam Wyatt – (whilst the national institutions were bathed in golden light to celebrate the emergency services) set to the music of Brisbane jazz pianist David Bentley.