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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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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 reflect on what I’ve just learnt/drilled and to self check to see how my body is feeling. Never forget to stretch. #timetostretchthelegs #nosuchthingasalazysunday #stretching #fitness #fun #actionpacked #4daystogo #fightready #combatready #muaythai #dropbear A post shared […]

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Grizzlies Welcome Women’s League Team

Grizzlies Welcome Women’s League Team

The University Of Canberra Grizzlies Rugby League team is one of the most successful clubs within the Belconnen region. Now supporting a women’s team, I sat down with co-president Dylan Barton, to find out why the sudden move to add a female team and why other women should join. Q. Why now add women to the team? […]

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Mitchell Johnson’s Autobiography ‘Resilience’ Review

Mitchell Johnson’s autobiography, Resilient, details the cricketer’s journey from a scrawny boy from Townsville to becoming one of Australia’s greatest fast bowlers in history. The compelling read explores all the highs and lows of Johnson’s career, from the pitiless tour of South Africa in 2011 in which he wished to get injured in order to […]

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American Football Making Play Down Under: A Q&A

  It’s something most Aussies dream about – playing sport for their country. And sometimes, those dreams take a trip overseas. One of America’s great national sports, the National Football League (NFL) has seen many of our great sporting heroes head over to the states with a dream to make it in the big league. […]

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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 […]

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Raiders investing in the future

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 completing high school, Harry Van Dartel packed his possessions in the back of his car at his family home in Dubbo and drove four hours to Canberra to chase his NRL dream. “I was scared,” […]

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Tomas Cubelli: From Argentina to the Brumbies

Tomas Cubelli: From Argentina to the Brumbies

Tomas Cubelli is an Argentinean rugby player currently in his first season with the Brumbies. The scrumhalf represented Argentina at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, but now the 26-year-old is facing new challenges. Tomas is living in a different country and learning a new language, all whilst competing in the Southern Hemisphere’s toughest domestic competition, […]

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Half Marathon Training – Q&A with Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith has already achieved a high level of fitness. She’s a fully qualified personal trainer and plays with the ACT Strikers in the Australian Hockey League and for ANU in Canberra’s Capital League 1. This year she decided to take her fitness to the next level. Over the past few months, Jess has been training in preparation […]

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From the NBL to AFL – Jeff Dowdell Q&A

The Belconnen Magpies Football Club recently signed former NBL star Jeff Dowdell for the 2016 AFL Canberra season, having had a breakout season last year for the reserves side. Dowdell played for eight years at the highest level of professional Australian basketball and is looking forward to the challenge of making the switch to a […]

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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, […]

Road Trip: How To

  How do I road trip, you ask? Well first, procure a car. I suggest legally. Remember, this car will […]

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 […]

Planet Earth II: TV Series Review

    David Attenborough; the man, the myth, the legend! Continuing his outstanding career as a naturalist and our favourite […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]