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Westfield Belconnen beats the Bah Humbugs

Is there a better way to celebrate the end of a big year than making personalised Christmas tees for your team and bringing them together for a Santa photo? I certainly couldn’t think of one. And so it came to pass that we all assembled at Westfield Belconnen’s stunning new Santa set for a team photo that […]

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Get a free taste of the Middle East (and win a trip for two to Europe!)

What’s better than a Ricardo’s macaron? Two limited edition macarons celebrating the launch of Qatar Airways’ arrival into Canberra! The airline—named World’s Best Airline for 2017—takes off from Canberra on 13 February 2018. Flights aboard the award-winning Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will stopover in Sydney, to start a second daily flight and continue on to Doha. […]

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Find a golden ticket and win the ultimate NYE experience!

We’ve teamed up with Casino Canberra to offer you a chance to win the ultimate New Year’s Eve for you and five friends – guaranteed no Oompa Loompas! If you ever wanted to be Charlie in Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory and find a Golden Ticket to a land overflowing with culinary delights, you’re […]

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Win a trip to Wellington

Here’s how you could be heading off on a luxury escape this summer to a destination named by Lonely Planet as the ‘Coolest Little Capital In The World’. Here’s some trivia for you. Which city was named as one of the BBC’s Hottest Cities, one of Rough Guides’ Top 10 Cities for 2015 and named a […]

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What to do for Australia Day 2016

Getting geared up for ‘Straya Day? Here’s where to party, relax and celebrate around our city and surrounds this 26 January (and the night before). Whether it’s an all-out pool party, a concert headlined by an Aussie legend, a breakfast for a good cause or just some really great fireworks, you’ll find the perfect way to […]

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100 Seats with Peter Blakeley

100 Seats is a series of special, one-off sessions in which renowned performers explore their art through conversation and performance, in the intimacy of the National Film and Sound Archive Theatrette. Former Rockmelons lead singer Peter Blakeley will be here at the end of the month to treat audiences. Peter has enjoyed massive chart success […]

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Katie Noonan: Music is a family business

For those who have followed Katie Noonan’s career since she started Brisbane band george with her brother, it’s no surprise music is a family affair. She and brother Tyrone followed george with a jazz band, Elixir, as their next venture and Katie has regularly performed with her mother, opera singer Maggie Noonan. A five time ARIA […]

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“Hidden Places: The 2015 Canberra International Film Festival

The 2015 Canberra International Film Festival, which opens this Thursday, will showcase a curated selection of films, two of which are by Aussie directors Margot Nash (The Silences) and Sari Brathwaite (Smut Hounds) I was lucky enough to speak with Margot and Sari about their respective works and what it’s like to be a female director […]

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Giveaway: The Dressmaker Premiere Screening

Kate Winslet is probably one the foremost stars of modern dramatic cinema. She’s best known for Titanic, although I loved her voice work in Flushed Away and in dramatic roles in films like The Reader, Revolutionary Road (reunited with Leo!) and, most recently, Divergent. But right now, I can’t stop watching her Australian accent. When […]

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Giveaway: 2015 Greek Film Festival

“I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek.  The 2015 Greek Film festival, hosted by Dionysus himself (or his PR company, anyway) is set to take centre […]

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