20 January 2011

'Best of Canberra' Social Group

| Buggles
Join the conversation
1

Join a group of fun social people who are out to prove that the myth of Canberra being a boring place is wrong, and get together regularly to mingle, meet new people, and enjoy a range of the ‘what’s on’ activities around town.

Activities will include a diverse range of events, including concerts, live shows, comedy nights, live sports events, and through 2011 a selection from the plethora of regular ‘special events’ scheduled in the ACT including ‘Tropfest’, ‘Celebrate in the Park’, the ‘Fireside Festival’, ‘Floriade Nightfest’ and ‘Wine & All the Jazz’

Ideas from members for events are always welcome, with group members encouraged to host events.

Interested, for further details go to:

www.meetup.com/Best-of-Canberra-Social-Meetup-Group

Join the conversation

1
All Comments
  • All Comments
  • Website Comments
Latest

Suicide Statistics – Sign Petition to save life: http://chng.it/xHKWJd4xB7
Nine Australians die every day by suicide. That’s more than double the road toll.
75% of those who take their own life are male.
Over 65,000 Australians make a suicide attempt each year.
In 2019, 3,318 Australians took their own life.
Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians between the ages of 15 and 44.
The suicide rate in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is twice that of their non-Indigenous counterparts.
People in rural populations are 2 times more likely to die by suicide.
LGBTI+ community members experience significantly higher rates of suicide than the rest of the population.
For each life lost to suicide, the impacts are felt by up to 135 people, including family members, work colleagues, friends, first responders at the time of death.
Males aged 85 and older experience the highest age-specific rate of suicide.
Same-gender attracted Australians are estimated to experience up to 14 times higher rates of attempted suicide than their heterosexual peers.
1 in 4 Australians are lonely and have no-one to speak to.

Daily Digest

Want the best Canberra news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riotact stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.