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Sustainable Life: Easiest up-cycling ideas for clothes

In a world where most things are mass produced to be cheaper than cheap, unique items have special value.  They speak of character and celebrate everyone’s unique personality, however, finding unique items can be a challenge. Unless, of course, you make your own. Enter these five easy upcycling ideas. You don’t have to be a […]

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Not Your Average Phone Call

For more than 45 years, Lifeline has been supporting members of the Canberra community. Its 24/7 crisis line assists individuals in Canberra and the surrounding regions in the best way possible: by providing judgement free support and information that saves lives. Not your average superheroes, Lifeline volunteers dedicate their time to listen with care and acceptance to […]

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What to stream in July

Cosy nights call for excellent TV.  Luckily, we’ve entered a new era of quality streaming, with films, documentaries, TV shows, comedy specials and more available at the touch of a button, for a comparatively small price. Netflix and Stan might be the big guns, but don’t dismiss the free providers. With SBS on Demand’s wide […]

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DVCS is hoping to join forces with YOU this July

DVCS is super pumped to launch DIY July this year.  So what is DIY July we hear you ask? It’s an opportunity for the Canberra community to create their own fundraising and awareness-raising events on behalf of DVCS, helping them to continue their support of those experiencing intimate partner, domestic and family violence within the […]

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Are you Happy As?

Everyone wants to be happy, but is the relentless quest for that elusive state of being actually making us unhappy? After a lifetime spent actively searching for happiness as well as studying it, communications executive and yogi Lisa Portolan shares valuable insights into how we made happiness a science and an industry, created products around it and […]

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Talking body and boudoir

Ah, teenage diaries. They’re a wonderful source of amusement and angst. I was cleaning out my storage unit before we moved to London, and decided to re-read them whilst doing a general clean-up of old photos and keepsakes. I kept a diary from the time I went to boarding school at the age of 12. […]

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Grenfell: A creative hub

Grenfell is most commonly known as the birthplace of Henry Lawson, Australian writer and bush poet. But while this little town seems unchanged, a surge of creatives has brought new shops and services to the region. Grenfell is a two and a half hour picturesque drive from Canberra and during spring your drive will be […]

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Netflix and Stan: What to watch in June

As winter sets in, there’s nothing we love more than a cosy Netflix or Stan session. Here are our recommendations for your next binge watch. ALI’S WEDDING Modern Family alumni Jeffrey Walker directs this drama-comedy-romance where Ali, the son of a Muslim cleric, finds himself stuck in between his sense of duty to his family […]

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The Great Pretenders

Rachael is a professional woman and mother living with a chronic health condition. She describes it as isolating and lonely in a society that values perfection. Despite the fact even getting to work is becoming increasingly difficult, Rachael describes her public persona as a façade. “Because I have a chronic condition I think a lot […]

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HerCanberra’s Winter Magazine is here!

HerCanberra’s new Magazine has arrived! For our winter 2018 edition of Magazine we decided to explore all things Taste, from a taste for adventure to people whose taste defines their career. There’s winter fashion, recipes for icy days, homewares, ideas for road trips, and, as always, profiles of locals doing and making amazing things. We hope […]

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