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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Locals warn dangerous driving is destroying the Narrabundah peafowl flock

Two birds were hit by a car or truck within 48 hours of one another this week, and locals are calling on the ACT Government to take action.

Christine Nixon to chair corrections oversight committee for $2k per day

Former police commissioner Christine Nixon will develop a blueprint for changing the ACT prison and custodial services.

Will today’s storms include hail?

Still traumatised by the freak hail event of January 2020, Canberrans were watching the radar closely this morning, 25 February, debating whether to move their car under cover.

Increased European wasp activity to continue until May

Recent data has revealed that European wasp season in the ACT is only just heating up, with peak wasp season continuing until May. CoreEnviro Solutions...

To the editor: Our economy intertwined with China

Oh well, Katter has an opinion, writes C. Wright of Canberra. Our economy is intertwined with China. Australia and China have a history of mutual benefit.

The changing face of real estate: Weekly market wrap with Sam Dodimead

The changing face of real estate. Since the invention smart phones, social media and the internet have become entrenched in our lives.

Brumbies well represented in Junior Wallabies squad

New Junior Wallabies coach Nathan Grey has selected eight Brumbies players in his first squad of 2021.

Brisbane enters ‘targeted dialogue’ with IOC to host 2032 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee will enter into a “targeted dialogue” with the Brisbane bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games.

Curtis Scott starting 2021 NRL season with ‘clean slate’

After missing half of last year's NRL season due to indifferent form and injury, Raiders centre Curtis Scott wants a fresh start in 2021.

Raiders recruit Ryan James ready to rumble

29-year-old middle forward Ryan James has come to the Canberra Raiders on a two-year deal and aspires to win a premiership in lime green.

Raiders name 32-man squad for Roosters trial

Josh Hodgson and Ryan James are amongst the 32 players selected in the Canberra Raiders squad for their trial against the Sydney Roosters.

Brumbies begin title defence with clinical victory over Force

The Brumbies have begun their Super Rugby AU title defence with a clinical victory over the Western Force 27-11 at HBF Park in Perth.

How to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 in Canberra

There are a great variety of women-centred events planned around Canberra in coming weeks, from business breakfasts through to art exhibitions.

WIN! Bondi Joe for kids

Canberra Weekly has 4 x Bondi Joe kid’s trunks to be won, valued at $59.95 each.

WIN! Girls Can’t Surf (M) film passes

Thanks to Dendy Canberra Centre, Canberra Weekly has 6 x Girls Can't Surf in-season double passes to be won.

What’s on in Canberra February 2021

Making plans for February 2021 in Canberra? Look no further than this guide of what's on featuring exhibitions, live theatre, music and more.

Book talk: Three historical fiction reads

This week, Michael Popple checks out three amazing and thought-provoking historical fiction reads.

Enjoying Enlighten in a vaster, emptier space

The Enlighten Festival, beginning on Friday night, marks the first return of a major ACT festival since COVID-19 began.

Horoscopes: 25 February – 3 March 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 25 February – 3 March 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Teresa Palmer.

Kids’ health and fitness in 2021

During 2020, I noticed a lot of kids dealing with changes like less outdoor time and the temporary cancellation of team sports.

Flavour and more with Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash, Cucurbita pepo, is a delicious novelty in the summer veg patch. Once cooked it becomes delightful spaghetti-like strands.

Canberra Weddings: Cooper and Jess

For our first ever wedding feature, we’re sharing the luxe Canberra wedding of Cooper and Jess, featuring an intimate gathering of 50 guests, a gown from Pallas Couture and a touch of Italy in the heart of Canberra.

Horoscopes: 18 – 24 February 2020

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 18 – 24 February 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Sophie Turner.

Building your wellbeing

You know the saying, “your body keeps the score”? It's the idea that if we treat our body with kindness, it will repay us with good health.
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Good Food Month is coming back to Canberra in March

This year’s event will see homegrown talent team up with major culinary players from across the country with events to be held right across the month.

Fun, fruity and flirty cocktails

Take your event to the next level with some fun, fruity and flirty cocktails that are sure to be crowd pleasers.

Your guide to the best coffee in Fyshwick

Far removed from its infamous seedy past, Fyshwick is now just as famous for its coffee beans, with cafes aplenty, servicing tradies, retailers and...

The best coffee in Canberra: City and Inner North

It’s a loaded question. Where is the best coffee in Canberra? That might depend on how you like your coffee. I like a soy flat...

Capital Brewing’s latest beer is inspired by love

Created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), Capital Brewing Co.’s new ale is designed to reflect the “sometimes sweet, sometimes sour nature of romantic love”.

Valentine’s Day recipe: strawberry scones

Treat your number one to breakfast in bed this Valentine's Day with this recipe for strawberry scones, served with fresh cream and jam.

Roll up, roll up to The Big Canberra Bike Ride!

Riders of all ages and abilities will wake up on Sunday, 21 March, buckle their helmets and roll up to the The Big Canberra Bike Ride, now in its 22nd year.

Deepak-Raj Gupta: My favourite things

A community man through and through, Indian-born Deepak-Raj Gupta is a strong voice for Canberra’s multicultural community.

Calling Canberra women with ‘Great Ydeas’

Once again supporting women and girls in the Canberra region, YWCA Canberra and its partners are bringing dreams to life through the 2021 YWCA...

Association of Spouses of Heads of Mission morning tea

Social photos at the Association of Spouses of Heads of Mission (ASHOM) morning tea, Residence of Peru, Forrest. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Raiders help kick off Vinnies Knock On Effect fundraiser

From 1974 until 2019, Vinnies Doorknock Appeal was a ubiquitous fundraiser - as of 2021 it's been replaced by the digital Knock On Effect.

Have you heard? Gift of Life’s 2021 DonateLife Walk goes virtual

Gift of Life’s DonateLife Walk has been a mass-participation event for the past 15 years, the 2021 event will be virtual.
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Canberra Weddings: Cooper and Jess

For our first ever wedding feature, we’re sharing the luxe Canberra wedding of Cooper and Jess, featuring an intimate gathering of 50 guests, a gown from Pallas Couture and a touch of Italy in the heart of Canberra.

Lana Condor: Style file

Breakout Netflix star Lana Condor has already mastered red carpet dressing, and she’s certainly not afraid of a statement sleeve.

Treat yourself: the how-to guide to buying lingerie

Burlesque star and owner of an eponymous lingerie line, Dita Von Teese, shares a few tips to help guide you when buying lingerie.

The history of intimate apparel laid bare

A material culture historian at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) looked at women’s clothing throughout history for insights into their sexuality and societal identity.

Inspiration: date night

Take inspiration from these celebs for some date night looks you can dress up or down.

Dress it up for date night

Dress for your date with an outfit that suits the time of day and the summer weather. Pastels for the day and brighter colours for evening.

Association of Spouses of Heads of Mission morning tea

Social photos at the Association of Spouses of Heads of Mission (ASHOM) morning tea, Residence of Peru, Forrest. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

OutsideIn | InsideOut exhibition launch

Social photos at the OutsideIn | InsideOut exhibition launch, West Gallery, Belconnen Arts Centre. Photos: Denholm Samaras.

Australia Day National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony

Social photos at the Australia Day National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony, Rond Terrace, Canberra. Photos Salty Dingo.

2021 Australian of the Year Awards reception

State and Territory recipients in the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards attended a reception at Government House, Yarralumla on Sunday 24 January.

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.
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