7.5 C
Canberra
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Highgrove Bathrooms
Highgrove Bathrooms

Canberrans recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Raiders head coach Ricky Stuart and outgoing ACT Cultural Facilities Corporation CEO Harriet Elvin are among the host of renowned and lesser-known Canberrans acknowledged in the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List.

Update: Rex route between CBR and MEL delayed further

Rex will delay the commencement of its Canberra-Melbourne route, offering one-way fares from $69, from Thursday 10 to Friday 18 June due to the extended lockdown in the Victorian capital.

Does the Liberals’ attack on the government hold water?

Canberra Liberals have accused the government of mismanaging hospitals, schools, housing, prisons, police, and electricity.

Labor has lost its way and its heart, says Liberals’ Elizabeth Lee

Labor is not governing for the best interests of Canberrans, claims Canberra Liberals leader Elizabeth Lee.

Grattan on Friday: Scott Morrison’s quest to be a Biden ‘bestie’

Scott Morrison, who was embraced as a bro’ by Donald Trump, now seeks to become one of Joe Biden’s besties.

Resorts gear up for bumper ski season

The Snowy Mountains has received a dumping of snow ahead of the official opening of the ski season this weekend.

Brumbies outplayed by Highlanders 33-12 in Canberra

The Plus500 Brumbies have gone down 33-12 to the Highlanders on an unlucky night at GIO Stadium last night in their final game of the 2021 season.

‘Genuine match-winner’ Tom Wright re-signs with Brumbies

Dynamic Brumbies winger Tom Wright has re-signed with the club until at least the end of the 2023 season, extending his stay in the Capital.

Raiders v Broncos match day guide and preview

Match day guide and preview for the Canberra Raiders Round 14 home game against the Brisbane Broncos at GIO Stadium this Saturday, 12 June.

Papalii back as Raiders name reshuffled line-up for Broncos clash

A rejigged Canberra Raiders line-up sees stars return from suspension and injury ahead of the club facing the Brisbane Broncos this weekend.

Curtis Scott stood down by Raiders following alleged involvement in nightclub fight

Canberra Raiders centre Curtis Scott has been stood down from “all duties” by his club as he is investigated by the NRL Integrity Unit.

The Bowral Classic set to return to the Southern Highlands in October

After cancelling the 2020 event, Bicycling Australia is excited to host the Bowral Classic once again on the 16th & 17th of October.

Nine things to do in Canberra over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend

Try out our nine top picks of things to do in Canberra over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, featuring markets, music, theatre, and more.

Floriade set to return for 2021 with theme ‘future of flowers’

The Territory’s favourite flower festival is back, with Floriade 2021 set to run in both Commonwealth Park and around Canberra.

Braddon and Civic street art festival coming November

A new street art festival to be held in Canberra in November will see blank surfaces throughout the city transformed into works of art.

Win! ‘Mark Vincent: A Tribute to Mario Lanza’ tickets

Australia’s beloved tenor Mark Vincent will be at The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, on Saturday 10 July with his show that pays tribute...

WIN! Harper Collins winter book packs

We’re giving away two great new Australian books to welcome winter; The Thief by Allison Butler and Stella Quinn’s The Vet From Snowy River.

WIN! ‘Three Summers’ (PG) film passes

Courtesy of Potential Films, Canberra Weekly has five double passes to give away to see Brazilian comedy-drama, Three Summers (PG), at an independent cinema near you from 24 June.

The Handmade Market is coming back to Canberra

The market will be held on Friday 25 to Sunday 27 June and will host its usual 270 stalls full of locally and Australian-made goodies.

Lock in the heat this long weekend

As Canberra braces for another cold weekend, the warmth of the heater has never looked so alluring. However, as energy prices rise in Canberra,...

Meet Lilli McKenzie: design student driven by sustainability

As a young girl growing up in Canberra, Lilli McKenzie was taught how to sew by her mother, making her own dress-up clothes and...

Find the gift of being in the present

I’m sure most of us would agree that it would be nice to experience states of contentment, peace and happiness more regularly in our lives.

Winter style inspo

Some winter wardrobe inspiration from seriously stylish celebs. Blake Lively arrives at Good Morning America last year. Style icon Alexa Chung at London Fashion Week. Caro Daur...

Horoscopes: 3 – 9 June 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 3 – 9 June 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Rafael Nadal.

Belconnen welcomes Forrest Specialty Coffee

Belconnen’s newest go-to café is set to bring a “finer dining brunch spot” to the Town Centre.

Five Canberra gins to try for World Gin Day

Happy World Gin Day, Canberra! Our vibrant gin scene has something for everyone.

Cubby and Co launch tiny house in the vines

If you’ve ever fancied a stay at one of Cubby and Co’s bell tents among the vines but hesitated at the word ‘tent’, then their latest launch is definitely for you.

Winter warmer: wonton soup

This week, food writer Libby Kimber shares this wonton soup recipe that will warm and nourish from within.

Food for thought: Sky High Tea

Enjoy Sky High Tea at QT Hotel on the first Saturday of every month between June and October in the QT lounge on level 15.

In season: winter produce picks

Our picks for winter produce including dates, strawberries, and grapefruit.

Coffee and community connection inspire Evatt Primary’s new café

Inspired by coffee and community connection, a new café and multi-purpose hub has opened in an unusual location – Evatt Primary School. The Nest officially...

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser

Social photos at the Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser at Car Mechanical Services, Fisher. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

What’s in the box? Local students take on the Ration Challenge

Students and teachers at St John Paul II College in Nicholls will be eating like a refugee for a week in solidarity with children...

Argentinean National Day Reception

Social photos at the Argentinean National Day Reception, Argentine Official Residence, Red Hill. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Sauce sales raise $14,000 to help sick kids in Canberra

Coles supermarket customers have raised nearly $14,000 in just two weeks for the Canberra Hospital Foundation, helping to bring kids back from hospital sooner. Believing...

Have you heard? Kangara Waters Charity Sale

Kangara Waters Charity Sale Kangara Waters Retirement Village is holding a winter charity sale is on Saturday 5 June 8.30am- 12.30pm at 2 Joy Cummings...

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser

Social photos at the Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser at Car Mechanical Services, Fisher. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Argentinean National Day Reception

Social photos at the Argentinean National Day Reception, Argentine Official Residence, Red Hill. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Launch of updated National Pain Services Directory

Social photos at the Launch of updated National Pain Services Directory, Capital Pain and Rehabilitation Clinic, Deakin.

Cancer Council ACT Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event

Social photos at the Cancer Council ACT Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event, Government House, Yarralumla. Photos Kerrie Brewer.

Domestic Violence Crisis Service gala events

Social photos at the Domestic Violence Crisis Service gala events, Hotel Realm, Barton. Photos: Hot Shots Photography.

Lord’s Taverners ACT Annual Dinner

Social photos at Lord’s Taverners ACT Annual Dinner, Royal Canberra Golf Club. Photos: Terry Cunningham @ImagesInstantly

Instagram