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Dancing to success

It’s fair to say that when Julie Scheer left Canberra as a 19-year-old, she never wanted to return. The ambitious dancer and fashion PR was on the way up and a series of promotions landed her working for some major national and international companies while she was living the life in Bondi, Sydney. Her passion […]

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ACT Greens to table new abortion legislation

This week, the ACT Greens will table legislation aimed at improving Canberra women’s access to medical abortions in the ACT.  The Health (Improving Abortion Access) Amendment Bill 2018 will propose changes including “…that a doctor or nurse must not refuse to carry out, or to assist in carrying out, an abortion in an emergency where a […]

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Sustainable Life: Green transport

Zip, zoom, zip. Just squeezing in a trip to the shops. Just picking the kids up from swimming lessons. Just heading to the gym after work. Let’s go! We’re all busy going somewhere. We all need to get around and sometimes it feels easier to use the car. Our reliance on cars comes at a […]

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There will be free flu vaccinations for Canberra kids this winter

Canberra children aged between six months and five years will be eligible for a free influenza vaccination this flu season. The vaccinations will be available for free from providers, including GPs and ACT Health Early Childhood Immunisation Clinics, from April 2018. “Offering this free vaccine for children between six months and five years will ensure […]

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7364 reasons we need this specialist treatment centre

When I was young, I had this image of my life. I made boundaries I never dreamed to cross, and when I did, I woke completely lost. I felt like I knew nothing. I felt as if I was walking around in the dark. Everything confused me and I had no idea how to deal […]

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Sustainable Life: Summer’s Kitchen Garden

Summer in my garden tastes of juicy, cherry tomatoes that are warm from the sun. I love to share them with friends as an appetiser, threaded on a toothpick with fresh baby bocconcini cheese, a few leaves of basil, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt. Yum! Being in my kitchen garden […]

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Self-Help Books For When You Can’t Eat, Pray, Love

Self-help books are a great way to seek information and strategies to find appropriate resolutions for what might be going on in your life. However, sometimes inner peace can’t be found in the classic self-help books like Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and not everyone can Eat, Pray, Love their way through […]

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Kicking it old school

Whether you’re looking to completely overhaul your approach to exercise, or just looking for a few fun additions to take the seriousness out of sweating, it’s time to look to our childhoods for fitness inspiration. How far our exercises regimes have come since our youth. All you need to do is look around a gym […]

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10 favourite South Coast beaches

A Local’s Guide to some of the South Coast’s favourite beaches. It’s no secret that the South Coast’s great waves, rugged coastline, secluded hamlets and family-friendly play areas make it the ideal holiday destination – there’s a patch of sand to suit every beach lover! Boasting a beautiful, rolling seaboard of breathtaking scenery, it’s the […]

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Affordable Christmas catch ups

The festive season can sometimes cost an arm and a leg. With work functions and family and friend catch ups, it can feel like you’re constantly reaching for your wallet from November until January. But having a social summer doesn’t have to send you broke. Here are some cost-effective options for spending quality time with friends, […]

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