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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

ACT ends mandatory quarantine for Northern Beaches

Seventy-five people will leave quarantine in the ACT today, as restrictions end this afternoon for Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Hazardous surf conditions to impact the NSW coast

Canberrans travelling to the coast better hold onto their hats as hazardous weather conditions are predicted to impact the NSW coastline today and tomorrow. The...

Safewards intended to decrease violence in ACT hospitals

Violence occurs daily in the ACT’s hospitals - but Safewards, a program to make wards safer for staff and patients, could offer a solution.

Extensive search in Tidbinbilla locates body of 21-year-old motorcyclist

The fatality marks a tragic milestone, being the first death on ACT roads in 2021.

Moruya drowning: mother of two dies rescuing child at Congo Beach

NSW Police have confirmed the drowning of a 50-year-old Sydney woman yesterday at Congo Beach, south of Moruya on the NSW South Coast.

Vale Michael Bryce AM

Acclaimed architect and designer, Michael Bryce AM AE KStJ FRSA LFDIA LFRAIA, husband of former Australian Governor General Quentin Bryce, died on Saturday 16 January,...

Aussie tennis players could benefit from Aus Open lockdown

Australian-based tennis players may have a once-in-a-lifetime advantage at the 2021 Australian Open as many of their counterparts lockdown.

Cavalry to continue season in Lismore against Blue Sox

The Canberra Cavalry will resume its season against the Sydney Blue Sox in Lismore later this week.

Brid Stack cleared of serious injury after nasty incident

Bríd Stack has been released from hospital after a nasty incident in the Giants’ practice match against the Crows on Sunday 17 January.

Canberra swimmer Habibat Ogunbanwo races to Russia on the road to Tokyo 2021

Before travelling nearly 14,000km from Canberra to Kazan in Russia next month, future Olympic swimmer Habibat Ogunbanwo is enjoying laps at her local, Stromlo Leisure Centre, and spending time with her family.

Giants look to unify Canberra and Sydney with new 2021 jersey design

The GWS Giants are celebrating their 10th season in the AFL with a bold new jersey design that is aiming to represent their entire...

Brumbies trial match against Waratahs cancelled

The Brumbies have announced today that their Super Rugby trial match against the NSW Waratahs in Bowral has been cancelled.

What’s on: Australia Day 2021 in Canberra

CW has compiled a list of eleven community events on in Canberra this Australia Day, 26 January 2021, and in the lead up to the day.

Book talk: 3 reads for the new year

This week, Michael Popple checks out three exciting reads to get you pumped in the new year. Find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog.

Now showing: Wonder Woman 1984 (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 superhero film, Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine.

Back to school with Smiggle

Choose Kindness when you head back to school this year. Take the Kindness Pledge in a Smiggle store and show your support of anti-bullying initiative...

WIN! Bondi Sands suncare

Canberra Weekly has 5 x Bondi Sands Suncare packs (valued at $54.85 each), containing SPORT SPF50+ sunscreen lotion 400mL, 150mL and sunscreen mist 160g, to be won.

Pop quiz: summer reads

To test how well you’ve read this edition of Canberra Weekly, we have a bundle of books to be won. To enter, email [email protected] with...

Pretty in pink

Match the hot weather with some warm shades of pink.

Gardening with wicking beds and pots

Wicking beds are an increasingly popular growing system which hydrate plants using a wicking (capillary) action. Essentially, they are a self-watering pot. Wicking beds...

Work out with style in 2021

If working out more often is on your list of resolutions this year, you’ll need the style to match!

Horoscopes: 14 – 20 January 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 14 – 20 January 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Lucy Bonyton.

Ten tips to help beat the heat this summer

The Bureau of Meteorology’s Climate Outlook might be forecasting a less intense heat than last summer’s scorcher, but Canberrans are being advised to start...

Horoscopes: 7 – 13 January 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 7 – 13 January 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Lewis Hamilton.

Spend 2021 in the kitchen

What’s trending in the kitchen for the year ahead? After a year that saw many of us confined to our houses (and kitchens) for a...

Vegan recipe: Osher Günsberg’s eggplant parmy

Check out this vegan eggplant parmy recipe from our favourite host of The Bachelor, Osher Günsberg.

Breakfast bowls to kick-start your day

Kick-start your day, month, year with these nutritious and delicious breakfast bowls, brought to you by our food writer, Libby Kimber.

Paranormal Wines: anything but normal for Campbell’s new wine shop

Campbell’s latest offering, bottle shop-meets-‘drinkery’ Paranormal Wines, is anything but ‘normal’, and that’s exactly the point.

Aussie summer, California style

This week, our food writer Libby Kimber shares some recipes from the Californian coast to keep you cool – in both senses of the word.

Five of the best cocktail recipes for summer

While we’re resting, relaxing and recharging after a hectic year, we’ll also be sipping on cocktails! Here are 5 to try.

Hike for hunger fights food waste one step at a time

Queanbeyan man Joash Taufa’ahau, is over 500km into a huge adventure hiking the length of the NSW coast to fundraise for Oz Harvest.

Canberra Hospital nurses raise over $15,000 for World’s Greatest Shave

Four nurses from Canberra Hospital have raised over $15,000 after shaving their hair for blood cancer.Claire Doherty, Gabrielle Nugan, Genevieve Gerrett and Lucy Clark all participated in the World’s Greatest Shave for the Leukaemia Foundation on 6 January.

Have you heard? Recycling Discovery Hub

Recycling Discovery Hub public session: pondering plastic Have you ever wondered what happens to recycling and waste in the ACT? Find out at the Recycling Discovery Hub’s...

Calling Canberra dogs: feature in a fundraising book project

A new fundraising book project will get tails wagging as a local photographer calls on Canberra's dogs to put their best paw forward.

Happy Fit Footwear first birthday cocktail party

Social photos at the Happy Fit Footwear first birthday cocktail party, Greenway. Photos Terry Cunningham @imagesinstantly

2020: Canberrans describe their year of challenges and learnings

2020 has been described in many ways, not all can be safely printed. So, CW journalist Cassandra Power asked Canberrans to tell us about their...
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Pretty in pink

Match the hot weather with some warm shades of pink.

Work out with style in 2021

If working out more often is on your list of resolutions this year, you’ll need the style to match!

New undies might be the ultimate Aussie Christmas gift

Research indicates Australians consider buying underwear to be a ‘grudge purchase’.

Wrap it up

Ten gorgeous gift ideas for your favourite ladies.

Golden accessories

Go for gold this festive season with some shimmery additions to your wardrobe that will make any party look shine.

Silly season style

‘Tis the sequin! No festive fashion look is complete without some shimmer and shine, perfect for an evening affair.

Happy Fit Footwear first birthday cocktail party

Social photos at the Happy Fit Footwear first birthday cocktail party, Greenway. Photos Terry Cunningham @imagesinstantly

ACT Young Lawyers’ Networking Drinks

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the ACT Young Lawyers' Networking Drinks, Badger & Co, Kambri precinct, ANU. Photos Denholm Samaras.

Canberra Weekly’s team Christmas party

Social photos from the Canberra Weekly’s team Christmas party, Red Baron, Symonston.

Angels for Peru photographic exhibition launch

Angels for Peru photographic exhibition launch, Residence of Peru, Forrest. Photos Kerrie Brewer. For more socials: Canberra Business Chamber 2020 Farewell Cocktail PartyLifeline Canberra Christmas Appeal...

Canberra Business Chamber 2020 Farewell Cocktail Party

Social photos at the Canberra Business Chamber 2020 Farewell Cocktail Party, National Arboretum Canberra. Photos @imagesinstantly

Lifeline Canberra Christmas Appeal launch

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the Lifeline Canberra Christmas Appeal launch, Book Lovers Lane, Fyshwick Markets. Photos Kerrie Brewer.