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Teens: 10 things to do before Christmas

If your teen has just finished their assessment for the year, there may be a constant “I’m bored” echoing around the house. It’s an awkward time of year – you’re probably not off work yet and unable to start doing ‘summer holiday’ activities with them, but Christmas and leave are still a while away… The […]

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16+ ways to ‘give’ locally this Christmas

No matter what your family situation, the numbers in your bank balance or your age, Christmas is a time to share. Sharing presents, food and hospitality with family, friends and loved ones are staples of Christmas that everyone can relate to, but Christmas is sometimes to perfect way to share with those you don’t know. Spreading […]

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Summer School Holidays sorted

School might be out, but this summer holidays the children of Canberra will be busier than ever with a plethora of activities on offer. Whether your child is an artistic soul, a sports fanatic, an inquisitive mind or a teen looking for goings-on we’ve got you covered. For The Artistic Child Children with a creative, […]

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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2017 in Canberra

Pop the champagne, 2017 is almost here!  Whether you’re keen to pack a picnic and lounge by the lake, indulge in an evening of fine dining by candlelight or pop some champagne under the fireworks, here’s how to bring in the New Year in Canberra. FREE AND FAMILY FRIENDLY Civic Square and Garema Place Fireworks […]

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Weekend Edit: What’s on in Canberra

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than five years, we’ve published This Week in The Can – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why we’ve introduced our Weekend Edit… Here are 11 things you shouldn’t miss! 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS CIRCUS 1903 – THE […]

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Kids’ play gets a makeover at the NGA

Not many children have the patience or temperament to endure art galleries for long stretches. But the National Gallery of Australia could fast become this city’s hottest ticket for kids, now that it has revealed its state-of-the-art play space. NGA Play will ensure little art-lovers will have the room, stimulation and hands-on creative experience to […]

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Canberra ain’t boring

The power of two women with a plan cannot be underestimated.  Soudalay Thammavongsa and Emma Madsen are two such women who are setting out to change Canberra, one small purchase at a time. Their first venture, Spare 10! was launched in May 2016 to help Canberra’s homeless find warmth by encouraging Canberrans to donate the cost of […]

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Weekend Edit: What’s on in Canberra

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than five years, we’ve published This Week in The Can – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why we’ve introduced our Weekend Edit… Here are 11 things you shouldn’t miss! 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS Show & Tell Market  […]

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Local voices bring Versailles to life

They may have perfect French accents, but the children’s audio guides to the upcoming Versailles blockbuster are distinctly local. As art lovers and Francophiles from across the country await the opening of the upcoming National Gallery of Australia blockbuster, Versailles: Treasures from the Palace, a group of young Canberra students are particularly invested in the […]

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