Be a Man: speaking up about a silent killer

By Tori Heron Suicide is the biggest killer for men under 54 in Australia and research by one of the nation’s largest support services, Beyond Blue, suggests men are now more likely to suffer from a mental illness and not get help. The tough exterior has hardened the core of many Australian men, making talking […]

Girls kicking goals

By Libby Kimber As Canberra’s best female AFL players take to the field for the senior women’s grand final, the spotlight is on the national league and the controversy surrounding equal pay. Women’s AFL is kicking off nation-wide, with more and more women taking to the field every year. As the AFL prepares to launch […]

Life in Bloom – Floriade Festival 2016

By Lewis Haskew It’s Australia’s largest celebration of spring, the annual Floraide Flower Festival. The biggest festival of its kind in the southern hemisphere made its return this year for a month of flowers, performances and family fun at Commonwealth Park in Canberra. Now in its 29th year the festival has been faced with uncertainty […]

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Road Trip: How To

  How do I road trip, you ask? Well first, procure a car. I suggest legally. Remember, this car will be your home for the next 2…6…10 hours. Make sure all the bits work. The windscreen wipers, the wheels, the brakes, the stereo and ESPECIALLY the aircon. Trust me, there is only so much one […]

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The Botanic Gardens Put On A Show for Enlighten 2017

The Botanic Gardens Put On A Show for Enlighten 2017

  Walking through an eerie fog filled rainforest to the haunting sounds of a choir above you sounds like an exotic experience found somewhere far away from Canberra. But for four nights during Canberra’s Enlighten festival, you can experience it in our very own backyard. As part of Enlighten 2017’s program, the Australian National Botanic […]

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Planet Earth II: TV Series Review

    David Attenborough; the man, the myth, the legend! Continuing his outstanding career as a naturalist and our favourite narrator from every nature documentary ever made, Planet Earth II has reached screens all over the world and it is everything you hoped it would be, and more. The original trailer, released in October of […]

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Q&A with Daniel Moulis

Daniel Moulis, 56, runs a successful law firm called Moulis Legal, situated right across from Canberra’s airport terminal. However, pre briefcase days Moulis was actually a well-regarded football player. On the opening day of the National Soccer League in 1977 he was the youngest player in the entire league, at just 16 years of age. Later […]

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Art, Not Apart Gave Canberra a Bit of a Shake Over The Weekend

Annual Canberra arts festival, Art, Not Apart, was on a mission to shake things up last weekend, with curators’ intent on challenging the norm. Last year’s festival theme was ‘Patterns of Now’ and if that was aimed at finding connections between things through art, then this year was all about shattering those patterns with new, […]

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My Hot Air Ballooning Adventure

Let’s make it compulsory for all of the Canberra-haters to jump in a wicker basket and float 500 meters above our fair city, so they can see just how beautiful Canberra really is! Strange thought, I know, but it was 6:30am and I had already been up for two hours in preparation for my first […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Q & A with amateur Muay Thai fighter Danielle Curtis

  Stretching the body out after sparring yesterday. It’s an important time for me at the end of training to […]

‘Before I Fall’ Review

Adapted by writer Maria Maggenti this young adult film directed by Ry Russo-Young is an adaption of the 2010 novel […]

Canberra 48-Hour Marathon: Fund Raising One Step at a Time

The Canberra 48 hour ultra marathon has come to an end after a successful weekend of racing and raising money […]

T2: Trainspotting – A Drug-Induced Trip Down Memory Lane

Simon: I’m sorry, I’m trying very hard, but I just don’t feel anything. Renton: We are here as an act […]

Art, Not Apart Continues to Grow Despite Closure of Major Venue

Annual arts festival Art, Not Apart is set to take place on Saturday 18 March, but organisers have had to […]

Review: Burlesque Idol – Canberra Theatre

Champagne, tassels and a whole lot of glitter: this was Burlesque Idol at the Canberra Theatre on Saturday, March 11. […]