Mecca Maxima is coming to Canberra

Beauty junkies across the ACT will be treated to a series of firsts with a debut Mecca Maxima store to open in style in the Canberra Centre on Thursday 13 July at 9am. Canberra customers will no longer need to travel interstate to enjoy Mecca Maxima’s enormous offering of exclusive brands and renowned beauty experts, […]

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Canberran named Young Gun of Wine finalist

 Earlier this week, the finalists for the coveted 2017 Young Gun of Wine trophies were revealed. The 12 finalists consist of six winemakers from South Australia, two from Western Australia and Tasmania respectively, and one from both Victoria and the ACT. This year, amongst the Final 12 are four female winemakers, including one in a husband and […]

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Barlens Awarded Rental Company of the Year

Canberra’s own event hire company and HerCanberra’s preferred event supplier and sponsor of UNVEILED The Event, Barlens, has been named Rental Company of the Year – Events in the Hire and Rental Industry Association’s (HRIA) national Hire Industry Excellence Awards for 2017 . The win is no small feat for the locally owned and grown business […]

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My Kitchen Rules is casting in Canberra!

Do the people of Canberra and the surrounding region have what it takes to be on My Kitchen Rules? We think so.  The MKR Casting Team will be at Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets today, Sunday 7 May, searching for teams of two to take part in the next series. They’ll also be running open auditions […]

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Could this be Canberra’s biggest book sale?

Books, magazines and more, its all got to go at the library SALE. Following the successful inaugural book sale last November, the Libraries ACT book sale returns to the Tuggeranong branch today, Saturday 25 and tomorrow, Sunday 26 March 2017. “Thousands of items in good condition have been withdrawn from our branches and will be […]

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Canberra women achieving a record political majority

The ACT’s Legislative Assembly has had a gender reassignment of sorts. When the new and expanded chamber sits next Monday, the majority of MLAs will – for the first time ever – be women. And this week two women, Yvette Berry (pictured, right) and Nicole Lawder, have been elected deputy leaders of the Labor and […]

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Make your vote count at the ACT Election

The ACT election on Saturday 15 October is your chance to be heard. To cast a vote you’ll need to complete a ballot paper. Here’s how to do it right. THE BALLOT PAPER Each electorate has its own ballot paper which lists the names of all candidates in that electorate in columns: columns for parties, […]

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Purple Butterflies for Canberra

The introduction of purple butterfly stickers in Canberra hospitals to signify the loss of multiple births could lead to better levels of care for families. The Australian Multiple Birth Association (AMBA) today announced the Purple Butterfly initiative – a simple and sensitive way to let others know about the loss of a baby, or babies, […]

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Keeping young people out of aged care

“Receiving this grant has meant so much to our family” $250,000 is currently available for people aged 18 to 65 in NSW/ACT who require specialised equipment, support, or home modifications to reduce the risk of moving into aged care, as part of Youngcare’s At Home Care Grants Program through the generous support of GIO. The micro […]

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Game, set and match for parents of very sick newborns

A local charity event next month will raise vital funds for an internet-based initiative with webcam technology that will enable parents to be at the ‘virtual’ bedside of their seriously ill newborns admitted to the Canberra Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Tennis legends John Fitzgerald and Wally Masur will lend their star power to the Maxim Invitational […]

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