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Metropol: changing the face of city living

Not so long ago, Canberra’s city centre was reserved solely for work, not play. Walk into Civic on a Saturday afternoon, and you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d stumbled onto the set of The Walking Dead. Thankfully that’s all changing, and fast: the record-breaking pre-sales of GEOCON’s highly anticipated city development, Metropol, is proof that […]

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In the market for some merry-making?

Mark December 8, 9 and 10 in your diaries to shop Christmas at Handmade Markets. It may feel like markets are popping up everywhere these days. But one continues to draw the largest crowds of local and interstate shoppers – transforming itself from a simple stall set-up to a major tourist drawcard. Handmade Markets are […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 16 THINGS NOT TO MISS Undercurrent Design Market 2017 The 2017 Undercurrent Design Market – held in the award-winning National Portrait Gallery, will be showcasing an array […]

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How to get over Canberra’s growing pains

Not wanting Canberra to grow is like wanting to freeze frame your child at 12 years old, says ACT Government Architect Catherine Townsend. Appointed to the role in August 2016 to provide independent design advice to the ACT Government on architecture, urban design and planning for both major government projects and private proposals, Catherine says […]

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Queerberra: images of love and pride

Last night, East Hotel was home to the launch of an exhibition of love and equality. Photographer Jane Duong and producer Victoria Firth-Smith have collaborated to create a unique art project that portrays the beauty of Canberra’s diverse community in the form of Queerberra. In both exhibition and book form, Queerberra’s 100+ photographs portray a rich array of local identities from […]

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The Weekend Edit

YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO WHAT’S ON IN CANBERRA THIS WEEKEND! Every Monday for nearly seven years, we’ve published This Week in The Can, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are the things you shouldn’t miss! HERCANBERRA […]

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Canberra says YES!

The results are in and as we had hoped, Canberra was awesome in supporting the rights of our LGBTIQ population. Almost three in every four Canberrans voted YES in the same-sex marriage postal survey. “There are many reasons to be proud of our city, but today I feel particularly proud of how Canberrans have voted for […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS HERCANBERRA ACTIVE DAY HerCanberra has joined with some of Canberra’s best studios, instructors and experts (including the experts in delicious […]

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Why the Canberra region is Australia’s best kept secret

Where else could you start the day walking on a pristine beach in the morning and be skiing down the slopes in the afternoon? Or where else could you catch an international blockbuster exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in the morning, before taking a wine tasting tour in the afternoon? I often hear […]

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Denman Village: not your average local

 Cutting edge design, an emphasis on public art and sweeping views aren’t traditionally what come to mind when you think of your average “suburban shops.” But it’s safe to say the Denman Village Shops won’t be your average local. With high calibre tenants and views across Craven’s Creek Reserve and the National Arboretum, constructors Capital […]

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