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Same-sex marriage recogntion a step forward

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 […]

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It’s a boy – ACT homebirth trial’s first baby

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 […]

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Uber delivering free Poachers Pantry Hams

This Wednesday only, Uber are delivering FREE festive hams on demand to get you into the holiday spirit! Yep, they’ve partnered up with local smoke house specialists Poachers Pantry to deliver ham on demand in Canberra. Simply open the Uber app between 12-2pm Wednesday, and get a delicious 450 g mini ham delivered directly to your home or […]

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Bosom Buddies gift to the Canberra community

Bosom Buddies ACT is funding a gift to the Canberra community in celebration of their 20th anniversary. For twenty years Bosom Buddies ACT volunteers have personally and individually supported women diagnosed with breast cancer, and their families, during challenging times. Volunteers have also helped raise awareness of breast cancer (which will affect 1 of 8 women) and the importance of […]

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Canberra Region Tourism Awards

The best of the best in the Canberra and region tourism industry last night celebrated together at the 30th annual Canberra Region Tourism Awards. National Capital Attractions Association Representative and Chair of Judges, Garry Watson, said the night was highly successful with the major awards going to some very well deserved winners. “Questacon, the National […]

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Nip Wijewickrema and sister Gayana. Photo by: Hannah Walmsley 666 ABC Canberra

ACT Australians of the Year announced

The Chief Minister of the ACT, Mr Andrew Barr has announced the 2016 ACT Australian of the Year Award recipients at a ceremony at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra yesterday evening. The list of awards is a glittering sample of the multifaceted individuals that make Canberra an amazing place to live and work, including HerCanberra writer […]

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Canberra City Walk Markets “warming up” the City

 Canberra’s market lovers can celebrate as the Canberra City Walk Markets is set to launch this weekend in Petrie Plaza.The Canberra City Walk Markets will host their first official market day with a Market Warming Party this Saturday, 24 October 2015. The Canberra City Walk Markets have been developed from the previous inner city market, […]

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Telstra unveil ACT Business Women’s Awards Finalists

The Telstra Women’s Business Awards are one of the most prestigious ways in which ACT businesswomen are publicly applauded. Telstra Chief Operations Officer and Telstra Business Women’s Awards Ambassador, Kate McKenzie, said ACT business women were excelling in a broad range of sectors. “Now in their 21st year, the Telstra Business Women’s Awards not only […]

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