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Books, magazines and more, its all got to go at the library SALE. Following the successful inaugural book sale last November, the Libraries ACT book sale returns to the Tuggeranong branch today, Saturday 25 and tomorrow, Sunday 26 March 2017. “Thousands of items in good condition have been withdrawn from our branches and will be […]read more
Alex Sloan has been selected as the 2017 Canberra Citizen of the Year. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will make the announcement at a ceremony at the Canberra Museum and Gallery this morning, saying the recently-retired ABC broadcaster was being honoured for her commitment to “telling the stories of Canberrans.” In November, after 27 years […]read more
“After 127 years, it is time for a change and the different perspective a female CEO will bring to the organisation.” Master Builders Australia has announced on International Women’s Day that Denita Wawn has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer – the first female to head the organisation in its 127-year history. The appointment […]read more
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
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Frank Bongiorno’s The Eighties has been announced as the winner of the 2016 ACT...READ more