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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 Aveda Ayurvedic Wellbeing Masterclass with Sita Chan Sita Chan, an Ayurveda lifestyle counsellor, Aveda educator and yoga instructor will reveal […]

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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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Helping hands from Canberra to Sierra Leone

Ravaged by civil war throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, and more recently devastated by the Ebola crisis, Sierra Leone is most often associated with disaster. However, it is also a nation of resilience. The adult literacy rate saw growth of 14% between 2004 and 2015. Yet, such changes don’t appear out of the ether. […]

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The ultimate guide to Canberra in winter

No more of this “winter is coming” malarkey, winter is most definitely here. The minus 6-degree temperatures have sent Canberrans into a state of shock, with newsfeeds statewide filled with the protests of freezing locals. Regardless of the relentless cold, life must go on. But don’t worry your cold little noses; we’ve got you covered! […]

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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 Westfield Woden Truffle Market Day Westfield Woden invites you to attend the Truffle Festival Market Day, part of the 2017 […]

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Are we building a city of inequality?

Urban optimists – and I put myself in this category – laud the rise of cities as the great engines of innovation and economic opportunity. But a new book from urban theorist Richard Florida, The New Urban Crisis, finds the most innovative and creative cities often have the highest levels of social and economic inequality. […]

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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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13 (more) things to do these winter school holidays

Do the winter school holidays feel like they’re dragging on forever?  Make the time fly (and have fun too!) with these 13 fun options. National Dinosaur Museum Take your junior palaeontologists to the National Dinosaur Museum for a whole range of free (with normal entry) holiday activities. Until July 16 at 12pm and 3pm daily, […]

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Keep off the grass?

Visit many of the big cities of the world – from Hong Kong to Paris, and from New York to London – and you’ll find signs warning passers’ by to “keep off the grass”. In these cities, many grassed areas are off limits, and with it the chance to stretch out in the sun or […]

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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. 16 THINGS NOT TO MISS OPENING WEEKEND OF CANBERRA CENTRE’S BEAUTY PRECINCT SIP & SCENT EVENING MASTERCLASS WITH PHILLIP JONES & DIMITRI WEBER Indulge in […]

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