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BroadAgenda launches at the University of Canberra

On International Women’s Day, 50/50 by 2030 Foundation director, Virginia Haussegger AM, officially launched the foundation’s new blog, BroadAgenda, at the University of Canberra. The launch of BroadAgenda, on March 08, was attended by a mix of University of Canberra students and staff, including Vice Chancellor, Deep Saini, who spoke at the event. BroadAgenda is an […]

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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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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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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. There have been reports of crazed clowns roaming the streets, terrorising civilians. Allegations of corruption hang over the government like a bad smell. Amidst all this, one concerned individual has taken it upon himself to […]

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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 the supposedly inconceivable occurred. The monumental Brexit decision stunned many casual observers of a truly nasty campaign. Simultaneously, the rapid rise of Donald Trump from mediocre businessman to Republican Presidential Nominee horrified many. So, how does one explain […]

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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 Ryan Fennis, a local who made it onto the Groovin’ The Moo line-up

I sat at a table out the front of a bustling cafe in the city waiting for my latte and scrolling through […]

Six YouTube Series to Procrastinate with

It’s getting near exam time here at UC, and that means it’s also procrastination time. When I procrastinate, I go […]

This Is Us: A guaranteed binge watch

A gripping and intensely emotional TV drama has hit Australian screens. The award-winning series  “This Is Us” bounces through different […]

Colossal Film Review

Colossal, the latest work from Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo, hit the box office in early April 2017. The film centres around […]

Q & A: Will Huang, Lead Actor in Canberra Philharmonic Society’s Production of Chicago

On March 26, the curtains closed on Canberra Philharmonic Society’s production of Chicago. I sat down with lead actor, Will Huang […]

Greek Cafés and Milk Bars of Australia – A Book Review.

It is 1942 and just after midnight in the sleepy NSW town of Gundagai and brothers Jack and Vic Castrission […]