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Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald has been writing about Canberra and its people for more than 20 years, winning numerous awards for her journalism - including a Walkley or two - along the way. Canberra born and bred, she’s fiercely loyal to the city, tribally inner-north, and relieved the rest of the country is finally recognising Canberra’s cool and creative credentials.

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A hug, not a heart, of glass

Glass artist Catherine Newton only came to her artistic calling after she devoted decades...

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Future Generation: Chelsea Lemon

When is a table a piece of art? When it is a meticulously hand-crafted...

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An Ashby State of Mind

A small stone cottage in Bungendore has survived 180 years.  Now a young Canberra...

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Future Generation: Ute Pikler

She’s only 28 but Ute Pikler has spent four of the last ten years...

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Future Generation: Alison Plevey

Why get bogged down in words when you can express yourself through movement? Alison...

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Future Generation: Jessa Rogers

A young Indigenous girl from a low-income family falls pregnant in Year 12. An...

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Future Generation: Tanya Hennessy

There is a little bit of all of us in Tanya Hennessy. Except few...

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Future Generation: Lucy Poole

Tackling the reform of the Australian Public Service is not for the faint-hearted. But...

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