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The pursuit of a career in law took Anthea Roberts from her home town before she had even completed her degree – she was one of ANU’s first exchange students to Oxford University in her third year. There was a quick return home to complete her degree and graduate, after which she spent a year […]read more
Lisa Messenger’s life story to date reads a bit like a movie. Girl grows up riding horses and making mud pies in Coolah, Central Western New South Wales. Girl decides to start a national magazine in 2013, Collective Hub, with no background in media, no money and a team of three all under the age […]read more
16-year-old Dhani Gilbert was surprised to be named Young Canberra Citizen of the Year for her advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In her eyes, she’s just an average teenager. “Winning the award was super amazing because I didn’t actually expect to win it, there was so many great people there who had […]read more
The Canberra International Music Festival brings internationally acclaimed musicians to our city each year. Mary Finsterer may not be an immediately recognisable face around Canberra. But she is undoubtedly one of the city’s most internationally successful musical exports—if not one of the country’s. Raised in the suburb of Dickson, educated at St. Brigid’s Primary School […]read more
There’s something intimate about the bond between a beauty technician and their customer. It goes beyond just the areas of your body you let them see. It’s the perceived flaws you admit, and the vision of yourself you share with them. For Helen Athanasiou, it’s a privilege that has let her into the lives and […]read more
Born in Bavaria, raised in Cooma, educated in Canberra then whisked up in a whirlwind career as a bona fide supermodel, Anneliese Seubert has come full circle. The woman who can claim one of the most successful careers of any Australian model— working during the 1990s for the likes of Dior, Gucci, Versace, Yves Saint […]read more
Courtney Act loves few things more than shimmy and shine. After a resounding victory in Celebrity Big Brother UK, Australia’s most beloved Doyenne of Drag is back in Australia with both the crown and the jewels! On 3 April, Courtney will be coming to the National Gallery of Australia to celebrate the launch of Cartier: The […]read more
Like many teenage girls, Alex Carson dreamed of showbiz. But unlike the rest of us, she actually made it. After starting dance classes at the age of 11, Alex now works as a professional dancer and has toured the world with Janet Jackson and Gwen Stefani. “I used to just watch a lot of music […]read more
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16-year-old Dhani Gilbert was surprised to be named Young Canberra Citizen of the Year...
Like many teenage girls, Alex Carson dreamed of showbiz. But unlike the rest of...