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Q&A with Betty Kitchener AM

Betty Kitchener was one of the original founders of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) organisation that teaches community leaders how to assist people experiencing a mental illness or a mental health problem. Kitchener stepped down as the CEO of MHFA in 2016 and has been inducted as a member into the Australian Order. She […]

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The Autumn Forage Festival 2018

If you love helping local businesses, and great-tasting food is your cup of tea, then you would have been sure to attend The Forage Festival. Held on the 7th of April down at the Little National Hotel, it saw local food and drink stalls fill the car park, along with over 1000 people enjoying all there was […]

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Q&A with Co-Creator of StickIt Body Glue

Wardrobe malfunctions… whether it’s a colleague telling you your shirt’s inside out, falling victim to a lazy zipper, or accidentally showing the world too much, most people can relate. But in the dance and performance world, this can be on a much bigger scale. The introduction of StickIt Body Glue will hopefully make these malfunctions a thing […]

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Isle of Dogs – Movie Review

Stop motion films are something that everyone can enjoy, and the team at Indian Paintbrush and American Empirical Pictures have delighted the world with a new creation, Isle of Dogs, directed by Wes Anderson. The story depicts a fictional city in Japan, Megasaki, where all dogs have been exiled to ‘Trash Island’. This was following […]

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The Fall of the Chicken Gourmet Empire: Q&A with Owner Gerry Sanfrancesco

Chicken Gourmet has been the go-to place for a drunken late night fried chicken fix for decades. Sadly this year the doors have closed on this Canberra icon to make way for the newly re-branded restaurant, Gerry’s Kitchen. The fall of the mighty Chicken Gourmet empire is due to the changing market and the opening […]

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Q&A: Budding Canberra Filmmaker Jordan Sanfrancesco

Local Canberran filmmaker and actor, Jordan Sanfrancesco, is making a name for himself in the international independent film industry by applying unconventional philosophies to his work. Jordan considers himself to be an armature nihilist and describes the philosophy to be the anti-hero of the 21st century. Nihilism is the belief that everything in the world […]

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Road Trip for Anzac Day Holiday

Along the coastline of Australia there are lots of beautiful bays and beaches for designated for relaxing which is perfect for the holidays and also for weekend trips. Below lists two road trip ideas for the upcoming ANZAC Day public holiday and will show the attraction of the destinations. Route 1: Canberra > Batemans Bay > […]

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Event Coverage: ACT Permaculture Festival – 40 Years!

The ACT Permaculture Festival has celebrated its 40-year anniversary at Canberra City Farm in Fyshwick. Despite the cruel wind and the slight drops of rain throughout the day, it did not put a damper on fellow Permaculture festivalgoers from attending the events special day. The main idea of the festival is to provide people with food, energy, […]

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The Southern Harvest Markets: worth the drive?

Every Saturday morning the local NSW town of Bungendore hold their Southern Harvest Farmer’s Markets. The markets have a strong focus on sustainable, authentic and regional food, grown and made by the community, for the community. Last weekend Emma de Kiefte made the 40 minute commute to Bungendore to find out whether the regional town’s Farmer’s […]

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“When I was your age…”

  ‘When I was your age’ is not something you look forward to hearing in a conversation. Stereotypically, what follows is a long monologue of dull and confused information that ultimately leads to criticism about how the youth of today behave. But how often in our day to day lives do we actually listen to those […]

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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 PhD Student Stirling Sharpe

Meet Stirling Sharpe, a third-year PhD student at the University of Canberra. After completing his Bachelor of Sports Management in […]

Q&A with Field Hockey Umpire Nathan Cornish

In sport, we often consider the pressure that players and coaches are under. But rarely do we contemplate the pressure […]

Q&A with Betty Kitchener AM

Betty Kitchener was one of the original founders of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) organisation that teaches community leaders […]

The Autumn Forage Festival 2018

If you love helping local businesses, and great-tasting food is your cup of tea, then you would have been sure […]

Q&A with Co-Creator of StickIt Body Glue

Wardrobe malfunctions… whether it’s a colleague telling you your shirt’s inside out, falling victim to a lazy zipper, or accidentally […]

Isle of Dogs – Movie Review

Stop motion films are something that everyone can enjoy, and the team at Indian Paintbrush and American Empirical Pictures have […]