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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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Baptist Care Red Hill
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Summerfield Constructions

Ballina-Byron to Canberra flights extended

In rare positive news for the local aviation industry, the Canberra Airport has announced an extension of the flight service between Ballina-Byron Bay and Canberra for a further eight weeks.

Planning Minister ‘calls in’ Common Ground Dickson approval

ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman exercised his ‘call-in’ powers on the Common Ground Dickson social housing development last week.

Weekend rain brings minor flooding across Canberra region

A plethora of rivers rose and roads closed as steady, heavy rain poured causing minor flooding across the Canberra region this past weekend.

Light rail near misses emerge for Rail Safety Week

Canberrans are being reminded to pay attention when travelling around the light rail, as a new video of near misses emerges in time for Rail Safety Week, 10-16 August.

Labor promises city-wide food waste collection scheme if re-elected

Canberrans could see their food waste recycled and turned into compost under a re-elected ACT Labor Government. City Services Minister Chris Steel...

Domestic aviation in ‘state of disaster’ says Canberra Airport

The Canberra Airport is urging National Cabinet to implement a contingency plan within the domestic aviation industry, to address its current “state of disaster”.
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Brite Holdings

NRL round 13 review: Wet weather footy

NRL round 13 saw the Parramatta Eels and Cronulla Sharks play an enthralling match in some extraordinary conditions.

Ryan James signs with Canberra Raiders

Ryan James will join the Canberra Raiders in 2021, after the 29-year old signed a two-year deal with the club.

Brumbies go down to Melbourne Rebels at wet Leichhardt Oval

The Brumbies were beaten 30-7 by the Melbourne Rebels at Leichhardt Oval on Friday 7 August in a disappointing night for the previously unbeaten Super Rugby AU leaders.

Giants stun Bombers with epic comeback

The GWS Giants have produced a stellar second half to run down the Essendon Bombers by 4 points at Metricon Stadium.

Giants round 10 preview: Bombers away

The GWS Giants will be looking to make it three straight wins when they take on the Essendon Bombers tonight, at Metricon Stadium.

Sport at a glance: New united coach

Canberra United has welcomed Vicki Linton as head coach for its Westfield W-League team.
Amazing Clean
Amazing Clean

GIVEAWAY! Starbucks by Dolce Gusto

One lucky Canberra Weekly reader will win a Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio S+ machine Father’s Day bundle.

WIN! Get WellSorted!

Thanks to Virginia at WellSorted, Canberra Weekly has 2 x ultimate decluttering kits (RRP $95 each), to be won.

Staging ‘Milk’ again at The Street, in a pandemic

Having previously staged his work-in-progress play Milk at The Street Theatre in May 2019, Canberra-based actor and playwright Dylan Van Den Berg will be performing the work once again over a year later, albeit in a completely different way.

Now Showing: The Vigil (MA15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 supernatural horror film, The Vigil.

Book talk: Winter reads

Jeff Popple reviews three winter reads for a cold night. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com

That’s arts and entertainment: Director departs The Q

Stephen Pike, will be leaving his post at the Queanbeyan theatre.
Baptist Care Red Hill
Baptist Care Red Hill

Expert styling tips with Neale Whitaker

Interior design expert and Luxaflex brand ambassador, Neale Whitaker, shares his tips for styling that suits your home and personality.

Seven luxe hand sanitisers for your desk drawer

While it’s still critical to continue washing regularly with soap and water, why not treat yourself to a luxe hand sanitiser.

Keep an eye on the big picture during uncertain times

Keep your eye on the bigger picture and start imagining what you will say in 10 years' time about the pandemic, writes Meldi Arkinstall.

Helping you look good and feel good

Two doctors’ journey to skin cancer and aesthetic medicine.

Lemon Wedge: downsized and delighted

Simplicity, functionality and community were at the heart of this year’s Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland Award winner for residential architecture in...

Horoscopes: 6 – 12 August 2020

Francis Bevan has put together his weekly horoscopes for the week 6 – 12 August 2020. This...
Gillespie Finance Directions
Gillespie Finance Directions

Weekend baking: score some brownie points

Score some brownie points this weekend by whipping up a batch of these chocolate-on-chocolate brownies that are crunchy on the outside and...

Food for thought: #TakeawayTuesday

The Restaurant & Catering Association’s (R&CA) #EatAloneTogether campaign has now evolved into #TakeawayTuesday.

Mid-week meal: hummus with spiced lamb

In need of some easy weeknight dinner inspiration? Look no further than this delicious recipe by Elena Duggan for Australian Lamb.

Breakfast with a twist

This week, keep warm and start your day right! Food writer Libby Kimber brings you two breakfast options with a classic Aussie twist.

Local, fresh, delicious: Dinner’s Ready!

Dinner’s Ready pride themselves on preparing quality meals that are delicious and nutritious, and you’ll look forward to eating at the end of the day.

Whipped lemon fizz mocktail

We’re almost at the end of Dry July, and if you’re in need of a boost to get through the final week, food writer Libby Kimber has you covered!
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Spanline

Have you heard? Daffodil Day Appeal

Cancer Council ACT is asking the Canberra community to raise more than hope by donating a virtual daffodil online.

Canberra Business Chamber’s Business After Business Networking event

Canberra Business Chamber’s Business After Business Networking event, Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden.

Double denim: Donations doubled this Jeans for Genes Day

Thanks to some generous donors, donations made to Jeans for Genes Day tomorrow, Friday 7 August, will be doubled – and help researchers at the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) continue their important work in gene therapy.

Landcare Week recognising thousands of ACT volunteers

Thousands of ACT community environment volunteers will be celebrated for their efforts to improve and maintain environmental assets, as part of the annual Landcare Week, 3-9 August.

Four-year-old Daisy reads for families impacted by MS

Four-year-old Daisy is one of 686 ACT children participating in this year’s MS Readathon, which inspires kids to read as much as...

CBR Gals Network Connect-up Gala

CBR Gals Network Connect-up Gala, Hotel Realm. Photos: Denholm Samaras. More socials:
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Ecoheat

What we’re talking about: Country Road re-opens

Country Road re-opens after an extensive revamp, and the new-look store boasts a series of ‘green’ credentials that are easy on the eye and the environment.

Hues of blues

Navy, aqua, royal or cobalt? Nothing says sunny days and warm nights like a classic colour combination of blue hues.

How fashion stitched together a community

Saloon Design House, on Braidwood’s main street, has become a part of the fabric of the country town’s community.

Maddison Brown: Style file

You may have seen Maddison Brown on screen starring in Strangerland opposite Nicole Kidman, or in the Netflix remake of the classic Dynasty.

Christmas in July style

We could all use a little festive cheer right now, so why not bring some Christmas spirit into your wardrobe?

Faux fur: Fake it ‘til you make it

Dress up your winter wardrobe with some faux fur for a touch of old Hollywood glamour, and an ensemble that’s both stylish and cosy.
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Makin Mattresses

Canberra Business Chamber’s Business After Business Networking event

Canberra Business Chamber’s Business After Business Networking event, Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden.

CBR Gals Network Connect-up Gala

CBR Gals Network Connect-up Gala, Hotel Realm. Photos: Denholm Samaras. More socials:

Lucy Sugerman Sunday Sessions

Lucy Sugerman Sunday Sessions, part of the We Love Local festival at Tallagandra Hill Winery, Gundaroo.

Sculptures at the Vineyard launch

Sculptures at the Vineyard launch, Tallagandra Hill Winery, Gundaroo. More socials:

Turning of the sod ceremony at Renaissance Manuka

Turning of the sod ceremony at Renaissance Manuka by Morris Property Group. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Social Throwback: 2018 Volunteer ACT awards

In light of Volunteer week running from 18-24 May, here's a #throwback to the 2018 Volunteer ACT awards at the National Arboretum.
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Summerfield Constructions

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