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Tackling the reform of the Australian Public Service is not for the faint-hearted. But Lucy Poole is one of a new generation of creative thinkers considering how the APS can benefit from business opportunities and be more responsive to change, all the while maintaining high levels of efficiency and trust with the public. Born in […]read more
Caitlin Figueiredo was just six years old when she felt an acute awareness that the world was not a just place. Now, at just 21, she has put her passion for equity into practice. Having grappled personally with gender-based violence and chronic mental illness, Caitlin was forced to drop out of Merici College at 16. […]read more
A good work husband or work wife is worth their weight in gold, right? They know your coffee order off by heart, you’ve cried to them in the toilets when you didn’t get that promotion and laughed with them, hysterically, post that painful team building exercise, akin to root canal. I’m getting a new work […]read more
What are the chances that two brothers would date two women who would go on to be elected to the ACT Assembly – but would represent opposing sides of politics? In Canberra, it turns out those chances are high. And that is the story of Tara Cheyne and Elizabeth Lee. In early 2016 – an ACT […]read more
There are a lot of things people don’t know about Canberra, which often lead to our fair city being labelled boring. Any proud Canberran would be able to argue for hours about the vibrant local precincts for an excellent brunch or good night out, or our excellent local arts and music culture, and history as […]read more
Lucy Sugerman is through to another level on the voice – and from now on the public, and not Seal, will decide her fate. Canberrans can get behind their local singing sensation from next week when live battles start and the public’s vote decides who stays and who goes. Lucy said she was both thrilled […]read more
Connie Johnson and her brother Sam are planning one last, massive fundraising effort before she devotes herself fully to her boys. When Samuel Johnson won his Gold Logie last fortnight it was the biggest moment of his life. Not because he was recognised for his brilliant portrayal of rock guru Molly Meldrum, but because he […]read more
Fresh from the excitement of shooting her blind audition on The Voice, Canberra’s newest reality TV star tells us why she chose Seal as her mentor and just how nervous she was to perform. While promos had already let the cat out of the bag in terms of local singing prodigy Lucy Sugerman appearing before the judges […]read more
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