Event Coverage: The Blue Run Canberra

It’s 11am on a Saturday, nineteen degrees and cloudy, with winds that could just about knock you over. A miserable morning in the Nation’s capital. Despite the bad weather, there are 708 young faces gathered at the National Carillon. Dressed all in blue, and smiling for the first-ever “Blue Run”, a 5km bridge-to-bridge fun run at Lake […]

Capital Yarns – Q&A

Capital Yarns is a project by Canberra lawyer, Sean Costello. The website allows the public to suggest 3 random things and Costello weaves them into a story set right here in our nations capital. I spoke with him about the project and his recent book release. Anja Kokkonen: How did you come up with the idea […]

Twilight Markets at The Hangar

The Canberra Comm.Unity Twilight Markets @ The Hangar take place the third Saturday of every month in Fyshwick. They present local businesses, artists musicians and part of the “Buy Local or Bye Bye Small Business”. This Saturday’s market (March 21st) had an Easter theme throughout as it is the last one before the Easter long weekend.   […]

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Frankenstein – Book Review

Frankenstein was published in 1818 and written my Mary Shelley. To this day it is one of the most famous pieces of literature to date. Frankenstein has spawned a countless number of adaptions that take on an almost completely different premise compared to the novel. There is often confusion regarding who Frankenstein is – people […]

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Grandparents a popular turning point for early childhood care

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) helped shine a light on how important a grandparent’s care is by putting out a media release, last month, which showed that ”…grandparents provide child care for almost one-third of children ofworking parents.” The media release, which was part of a wider report on childcare and education statistics during the period of […]

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The Gordons Q&A

The Gordons Q&A

Local acoustic duo The Gordons are looking to release their second EP in the coming months. They have been working on it for some time but so far are not quite happy with the results. I sat down with them to talk about how they got started and what their plans are moving forward. How […]

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Once they’re gone, they’re gone forever

Once they’re gone, they’re gone forever

  On a farm at Kangaroo Island, lives the last numbers of the Baudin pig breed. This breed came over from the UK in 1803 as part of the colonisation effort of Australia. Many of the initial pigs (like so many introduced species) became feral. These pigs have played an integral part in the development of […]

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Tri-the-Gong triathlon festival

On a warm sunny morning on the first weekend of March, hundreds of lycra cladded bodies converged for the annual triathlon festival in Wollongong. Aptly named Tri-the-Gong, the two-day festival attracted record numbers of participants and spectators. More than 2000 people took part from local and national triathlon clubs as well as international elite teams […]

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Canberra fuel pricing synchronising within eight cents of Sydney’s

Average fuel prices in Canberra are sitting closer than ever to Sydney’s pricing, with the opening of Costco Wholesale Fuel and launch of the ACT Fuel Watch Facebook page appearing to have significant affects on an otherwise stagnant market. As seen in the below graph, figures from the Australian Institute of Petroleum show that in […]

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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, […]

Art, Not Apart

On Saturday, I and thousands of other Canberrans enjoyed an afternoon of sun, art and entertainment at this years Art, […]

How #CBRfree Stacks Up to other Free Wi-Fi Services in Canberra

As the use of mobile devices has increased, so too have the number of public Wi-Fi hotspots available. According to […]

Top 5 White Wines Under $10

If you are unsure of what bottle to bring to that dinner party or simply after a delightful drink that […]

Five ACT locations eligible for funding under Mobile Black Spot Programme

Five locations across the Australian Capital Territory may be eligible to receive funding to improve mobile phone network coverage as […]

CBAA Radio Survey

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) has been conducting research through online surveys in order to better understand the frequency […]

Smashing Shields and Forging Steel – A Look at the Canberra Ancient Arts Fellowship

  If you have ever wanted to go back in time and experience life in the past then you may […]