This week on 7.30 ACT

johnboy 16 March 2012

1/ The Lakes
Canberra’s lakes are now all closed to swimmers. Adam Shirley investigates what it would take for them to be free of blue-green algae. Apart from political will, it needs a well of cash.

2/ The Carers
A summit was held this week to explore assisted living options for people with a disability or mental illness. We talk to a family in need – and another who’ve found a solution.

3/ The Surf
Legendary film maker, Jack McCoy has released his 25th surfing movie. So beautiful, you don’t need to be a surfer to relish this story; how Hawaiian surf culture conquered the world. Coming to Belconnen for three nights March 22-25.

4/ The Ballet
Lana Jones and Daniel Audiello are principal artists with the Australian Ballet, visiting Canberra for one night only. Lana grew up in Canberra and is delighted to dance for the home crowd – at Commonwealth Park on Friday night. You can’t be there because you will watching 7.30 ACT. (app 4:30)

Jeremy Nijinsky Thompson reports.

Closer: The Australian Ballet “The Merry Widow”

On ABC1 of course.

Courtesy 7.30 ACT.

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