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Ian Cubitts
Ian Cubitts

ANU School of Art and Design at risk

Staff at the ANU School of Art and Design (SOA&D) are dismayed by the prospect of severe cuts that could see three workshops close, disciplines cancelled, and the institution’s international reputation suffer.

ACT’s single use plastics ban legislation to be introduced this week

Under the Plastic Reduction Bill, plastic cutlery, drink stirrers and polystyrene food containers will be banned in the ACT from 1 July 2021.

Student-led exhibition hits Braddon

Braddon’s Adytum library will sport a new student-focused exhibition throughout December, thanks to a collaboration between the University of Canberra’s Faculty of Arts and Design and wellness brand, Adytum.

Royal Canberra Show cancelled for 2021

The 2021 Royal Canberra Show has been added to the growing list of COVID-19 cancellations, in the first time the event has been cancelled in over 70 years.

Proposed changes to ACT’s strict planning rules

A simpler ACT planning system is on the cards, with a release of papers highlighting a number of potential changes being considered by the...

Woman dies in Kambah house fire

A 70-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Kambah last night that took place at around 7.45pm, 29 November 2020.

Canberra Raiders 2021 draw revealed

The Canberra Raiders will kick off their season at home against the Wests Tigers on Sunday 14 March at GIO Stadium, after the full...

Canberra Raiders to play in Wagga Wagga

The Canberra Raiders will take one of their 2021 NRL home games to Wagga Wagga next year, after COVID-19 impacted the League playing in regional NSW during the 2020 season.

Papalii helps Queensland to famous Origin victory

One of the great State of Origin upsets is complete after Queensland stunned NSW 20-14 in an epic decider at Suncorp Stadium.

Heyman makes not so secret return to Canberra United

After teasing a return to the W-League on her Instagram, Canberra United veteran and ex-Matilda Michelle Heyman has announced she will re-join the local side for the 2020-21 season.

5 of the worst Australian sport team names

The ‘JackJumpers’ announcement prompted CW to have a light-hearted look at of some of the other worst team names in Australian sport.

Giants lose stars, gain draft picks during busy trade period

The GWS Giants were once again heavily involved during the 2020 AFL free agency and trade period, building a strong hand for the upcoming...

Now showing: Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 romantic comedy film, Ellie & Abbie (and Ellie's Dead Aunt), directed by Monica Zanetti.

Volunteers honoured as National Museum takes in NSW SES uniform

The National Museum of Australia today took an SES uniform into its collection for the first time, while also launching a new website.

Your go-to guide to Canberra’s best Christmas events

Don’t be deterred by a COVID-safe Christmas. While mass gatherings are still a problem for the usual Christmas calendar, we’ve gathered a list of...

What’s on in Canberra

What's on in Canberra. Check out all the different events happening in coming days and weeks ...

WIN! Sherbet the Gotta Go Flamingo

Canberra Weekly has 4 x Sherbet the Gotta Go Flamingo toys to be won.

WIN! $50 Smiggle gift cards

Thanks to our friends at Smiggle, Canberra Weekly has 5 x $50 Smiggle gift cards to be won.

My weekend upcycling starter garden

I’m on a mission to beautify my balcony. I want it to be comfortable enough to do yoga, lie down and read a book, have a wine with a friend.

Horoscopes: 26 November – 2 December 2020

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 26 November - 2 December 2020. This week’s celebrity birthday is Rita Ora.

In the garden this week: tips and tricks for spring planting

Spring planting season is well under way and before long, the heat of summer will slow growth and our gardens will enter survival mode.

Start now for a better 2021

From a COVID-19 perspective, Canberrans must consider ourselves very blessed compared to other communities around the world in 2020.

More than you imagine at National Arboretum Canberra

The Discovery Kitchen Garden at the Australian National Arboretum consists of a large, raised bed approximately 6m long and 1.5m wide.

Brightening up your interiors for summer

Whenever there’s a change of season, Canberra Interior stylist, blogger and DIYer Gina Ciancio looks for ways to change up her interiors to breathe...

Fire up the barbie

This week, food writer Libby Kimber brings you two recipes that are perfect for the barbie.

A French cheese expert on putting together the perfect cheese board

While there’s nothing wrong with some cubes of cheddar served alongside cabanossi and Jatz, a special festive occasion, particularly after the year we’ve all...

Three mouthwatering recipes for world cake day

It’s world cake day today, Thursday 26 November, so to celebrate, we’ve pulled three of the best recipes from the Canberra Weekly archives.

Slow roasted lamb shoulder

Food writer Libby Kimber shares a divine recipe for slow roasted lamb that will make entertaining friends and family this summer a breeze.

Friday cocktail recipes: spicy margarita

Wind down with a knock-off cocktail to kick-start the weekend. We've rounded up these two cocktail recipes: try a spicy margarita to get your...

Digital deli The Merchant’s Feast launches in Canberra

A new digital deli service has launched in Canberra, promising to deliver gourmet Mediterranean produce right to your door. The Merchant’s Feast is a Canberra-based...
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Domino’s delivers opportunity for young people

When 22-year-old Esmaeil Safi moved from Iran to Canberra with his family 14 months ago, it was more difficult than he had imagined. Esmaeil needed...

More Canberra volunteers needed for Orange Sky

Orange Sky is calling on locals to step up and volunteer to run the charity’s mobile laundry and shower services for people experiencing homelessness...

Have you heard? The Lifeline Canberra Southside Bookfair is back!

Lifeline Canberra invites all Canberrans to visit the Southside Bookfair on Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 December at Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium.

HIA-CSR ACT SNSW Awards presentation

HIA-CSR ACT SNSW Awards presentation, Winning Appliances Kingston. Photos Denholm Samaras.

Official opening of the Hughes Community Shed

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the Official opening of the Hughes Community Shed, Hughes. Photos Kerrie Brewer.

Charity Monopoly board includes Belconnen, Queanbeyan, Batemans Bay

A new limited-edition Australian Community Relief board will honour regional Australian towns that were heavily impacted by bushfires, floods and COVID-19 in 2020.

Dive in with this year’s swimwear trends

Get ready to dive into summer with this year’s swimwear trends.

What we’re talking about: Swimply pool-sharing

Would you pay to use someone else’s pool this summer? Pool-sharing platform Swimply says it’s gearing up for a busy season.

Slide into summer

Put your best foot forward and slide into summer with these new sandal styles.

Lily Collins: Style file

As she takes our screens by storm on Netflix’s extremely-bingeable Emily in Paris, we take a look at some of Lily Collins’ style moments.

Off and racing

While spring racing carnivals will likely not be the same as in previous years, the fashion stakes remain the same.

Frocktober: dressing up for a good cause

For Victoria-Rose Paris, women’s health is an issue worth talking about, and she’s harnessing her inner (and outer) style queen for a good cause...
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HIA-CSR ACT SNSW Awards presentation

HIA-CSR ACT SNSW Awards presentation, Winning Appliances Kingston. Photos Denholm Samaras.

Official opening of the Hughes Community Shed

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the Official opening of the Hughes Community Shed, Hughes. Photos Kerrie Brewer.

2020 Canberra Women in Business Gala Awards

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the 2020 Canberra Women in Business Gala Awards, National Arboretum Canberra. Photos AHC Studios.

CAPO 2020 Awards presentation event

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the CAPO 2020 Awards presentation event, CCAS, Parkes. Photos Hilary Wardhaugh.

2020 Canberra Netball Ball

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the 2020 Canberra Netball Ball, Ainslie Football Club. Photos Denholm Samaras.

Verity Lane preview night

Verity Lane preview night, Sydney Building, Canberra City. Photos Kerrie Brewer For more social photos: Canberra Business Chamber Business After Business networking eventJWLand’s topping out ceremony...
Ian Cubitts
Ian Cubitts