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Returning to the capital in March 2017, over 40 hot air balloons will float across Canberra skies as part of the annual Canberra Balloon Spectacular. The much-loved event runs across nine mornings from 11-19 March, and features balloons from around the world. This year, the Hummingbird (from the United States) and the Smurf (from Belgium) […]read more
Same-sex couples who have married elsewhere will have their rights and civil unions recognised in Canberra. New laws passed on Tuesday will now automatically recognise same-sex marriages and other same-sex relationships which have been formally recognised in other jurisdictions. Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay said the Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill (No 3) has now amended the Civil […]read more
A baby boy is the first child born through the ACT Government’s publicly-funded Homebirth Trial. Ari Cvjeticanin was born on Saturday 21 January in the family’s home to mother Ella Kurz and father Relja Cvjeticanin. Their primary midwife Christine Foy (pictured middle) was on hand for the birth, as was a second midwife. Ari holds […]read more
After 27 years with the ABC, 666 Canberra Afternoons presenter Alex Sloan has announced her retirement. Alex is a much-loved presence in cars, living rooms and offices across the city. Her trademark laugh, warmth and empathy have made her a favourite interviewer for many Canberra personalities, while her firm but fair questioning has seen her […]read more
The Chief Minister of ACT, Andrew Barr MLA, has announced the 2017 ACT Australian of the Year Award recipients. The 2017 ACT Australian of the Year is youth mentor and educator, Alan Tongue. After a stellar sporting career, Alan Tongue understands how to demand and inspire greatness in others. Since retiring from football in 2011, […]read more
The ACT’s Legislative Assembly has had a gender reassignment of sorts. When the new and expanded chamber sits next Monday, the majority of MLAs will – for the first time ever – be women. And this week two women, Yvette Berry (pictured, right) and Nicole Lawder, have been elected deputy leaders of the Labor and […]read more
The ACT election on Saturday 15 October is your chance to be heard. To cast a vote you’ll need to complete a ballot paper. Here’s how to do it right. THE BALLOT PAPER Each electorate has its own ballot paper which lists the names of all candidates in that electorate in columns: columns for parties, […]read more
We’re just weeks out from the ACT election and it’s time to get ready. You can choose from 81 polling places across the ACT on Saturday 15 October, each open from 9 am to 6 pm, but if for some reason you can’t get to one, don’t stress – you have options! Remember, voting is […]read more
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Frank Bongiorno’s The Eighties has been announced as the winner of the 2016 ACT...READ more
Leaders of the Canberra and Region tourism industry gathered last night to celebrate another...READ more