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Multicultural Flavour in Kingston

  The Old Bus Depot Markets in Kingston are everything you could expect of a classic Sunday market and more! The markets are open from 10am to 4pm with themed days adding another dimension. The markets are spread over two levels with a variety of stalls open for people with different tastes. Sunday 6th May, […]

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Q&A with Adam McMaster

Adam McMaster is the drummer for the band ‘Slipways’ which began in Bega on the NSW south coast. Recently, the band has transitioned to Canberra and gained and then lost a bass player, Toby, in that time. The band is currently a three piece and are playing at venues across Canberra such as the Phoenix […]

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What’s all the Buzz in Canberra?

There is a sound of buzzing in the air of Canberra and President Cormac Farrell of the ACT Beekeeping Association knows what all the ‘buzz-i-ness’ is about. The sound is coming from backyard beehives as people continue to join the ‘hive mind’ and take part in the beekeeping craze. The ACT Beekeeping Association is a beekeeping club in […]

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Q&A with Sam Perry

Following the biggest sporting scandal in Australian cricket history, Laura Gale, sat down with ACT Cricket Senior Development Officer Sam Perry to talk about what this means for cricket in the ACT.   The Australian mens cricket team were involved in a ball tampering scandal during the test match against South Africa in Cape Town. […]

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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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ACT Emergency Services Do Us Proud

Have no fear, Canberrans! When it comes to state emergency services, you’re in the best hands in Australia. The results from 2016 are in and the ACT emergency services have the fastest average response times in Australia and the best performances in Australia across all services. The ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) has 247 staff whom […]

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Top Three Places to Play Pool in Canberra

Looking for a good place to play pool this weekend? We’ve done the leg work for you by visiting venues all around Canberra, and have come up with this concise list. 3. Transit Bar Transit bar makes the list because of the atmosphere, and not because of the tables. The tables are well taken care of, though […]

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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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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 no avail. Murrumbateman is approximately 36 minutes from the fringe of Canberra. It does not have its own school, therefore, nearly 1000 local students commute on the dangerous Barton Highway to attend school in Canberra […]

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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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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, […]

World XI – Jakob Gisik

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (France) Lloris edges out Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois as the starting goalkeeper. The French captain wasn’t […]

World XI – Vincent Smith-Koppie

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) Thibaut Courtois finished the World Cup with a tournament-high 27 saves including some special efforts in […]

World XI – Ben James

Goalkeeper – Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark) The main reason behind Denmark’s group stage survival, Kasper more than lived up to his […]

World XI – Michael Djordjieski

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford (England) The 24-year-old Everton shot stopper was immense for England throughout the tournament. Pickford arguably produced […]

World XI – Josh Knox

Goalkeeper – Guillermo Ochoa (Mexico) Ochoa only featured in the four matches but made a whopping 25 saves in the […]

World XI – Dominic Unwin

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford Gareth Southgate’s decision to leave veteran Joe Hart out of England’s squad paid off after Pickford […]