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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 14 THINGS NOT TO MISS Kylie Ladd in conversation with Kerri Sackville HerCanberra and Muse are proud to present Kylie Ladd in conversation with Kerri […]

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Why Canberra is the nation’s clever capital

A new assessment of Australia’s 25 largest cities has found Canberra really is the clever capital. Academics from the University of Canberra have recently developed the first Knowledge City Index for Australia, discovering in the process that the nation’s capital is also “fundamentally and exceptionally” Australia’s knowledge city. The researchers assessed each city against six […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 15 THINGS NOT TO MISS Tastes of Two Regions 2017 Tastes of Two Regions brings the wine and food of two magnificent regions to Canberra. King […]

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Why Canberrans have many reasons to be cheerful

With all the headlines of doom and gloom, you could be forgiven for thinking that the world is getting worse each day. But in truth, there’s never been a better time to be alive. Diseases that once wiped out millions of people are being eradicated. Tens of millions of people are being lifted out of […]

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Portrait Gallery’s Winter Festival on again!

This Sunday 6 August, the Portrait Gallery will be celebrating the season with its annual Winter Festival! ‘The Winter Festival is always a great day out for families! This year the Gallery will host special guests, the Northern Territory’s Tjanpi Weavers, who will be sharing their animal-weaving techniques with visitors,’ said Sally Dawson, Learning Facilitator with […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS BANGARRA’S BENNELONG In 2017, Bangarra presents a brand new contemporary dance work that will leave you astonished by Australia’s history, […]

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A better life on the block?

Are we looking towards a future of high-rise hell? Or could apartment living give us the lifestyles many of us crave? Around Australia, 40 per cent of new homes under construction are apartments or units. And, as building approvals for apartments now outnumber those for houses, we can expect more people to opt for medium-density […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 15 THINGS NOT TO MISS Aveda Ayurvedic Wellbeing Masterclass with Sita Chan Sita Chan, an Ayurveda lifestyle counsellor, Aveda educator and yoga instructor will reveal […]

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Could Minecraft help us build a better city?

It’s been called the ultimate sandbox game, but now Minecraft’s imaginary worlds are being turned into bricks and mortar, thanks to a United Nations program that helps people design better public spaces. More than 121 million copies of Minecraft have been sold since Markus Persson released his brainchild on the world in 2009. Persson cashed […]

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Weekend Edit: What’s on in Canberra

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than five years, we’ve published This Week in The Can, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are 10 things […]

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