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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NowUC News Monday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Student anger at lack of UC parking Jobs under threat in the greyhound industry, and Floriade organisers claim success despite criticisms

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NowUC News Thursday

  A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Locals push for a Murrumbateman school Park running takes the Capital by storm, and Tourists flock to Floriade.

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NowUC News Wednesday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Eating disorders increase among young men Rising concern about antibiotic resistance International flights boost tourism in Canberra, and Escape rooms; the latest craze in the Capital.

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NowUC News Tuesday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Parking fees causing financial stress for students High rise development changing the face of the capital, and Canberrans giving coffee to those in need

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High cost of university parking fines

By Isaac Nowroozi More than $500,000 in fines for parking offences were issued at the University of Canberra in the 2015 / 2016 financial year. According to figures from the Australian Capital Territory government, 4674 fines were issued in total, resulting in a grand total of $557,039 worth of tickets. The fines, which cost anywhere […]

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All aboard for the ACT election

By Tom Storey The promise of a $939 million light rail system was the controversial centrepiece for the recent 2016 ACT Election. With ACT Labor holding power in Canberra for the past 15 years, the decision of the Legislative Assembly to implement a costly public transport network divided the community, especially on North-South lines. The […]

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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, […]

Community calls for Murrumbateman school

By Blake Danilczak The Murrumbateman Primary School committee has been campaigning for a local school for three years now, to […]

Skin deep regrets

By James Marchet The popularity of body modification trends like tattoos and piercings have skyrocketed in Australia in recent decades. […]

Uniquely Independent: The Go Kimbo 2016 Campaign

By Elliot Williams In the past few weeks you could have been forgiven for confusing Canberra for a different city. […]

Raiders investing in the future

By Jon Kroiter Harry Van Dartel is working hard to pursue his NRL dream. Photo: Jon Kroiter Three days after […]

ACT and the ‘Insulation Effect’

  It has been a tumultuous year in Western politics, with many political scientists and journalists struggling to explain exactly how […]

Launches for Votes for Like Canberra

  The Like Canberra party has been involved in Canberra politics since 2012, with the inception of the Bullet Train […]