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Smoking cause of death for 10,000 Indigenous Australians in a decade

A new study from The Australian National University has found smoking was the cause of death for half the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population aged 45 and older. The study began in 2006...

Australia Daze screens at National Film and Sound Archives

As the conversation about Australia Day’s inclusivity continues into 2021, the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) is taking you back to Bicentennial celebrations on 26 January 1988 with a screening of...

Renters offered online tool to aid cooling during heatwave

Just in time for Canberra’s forecast heatwave, in which temperatures are expected to hit the high 30s from Saturday to Tuesday, the ACT Government has issued a warning of its dangers and...

Waitlists for aged-care home packages continue to grow

Residents of Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounds continue to face growing waitlists for aged care home-care packages despite a Federal Government funding top-up in July of last year.  Over 1,000 people in Canberra and...

Initial pandemic lockdown costly for vulnerable children

Nine months after Australia’s initial lockdown, data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has painted a bleak picture of its immediate effects on the nation’s at-risk children. Several risk factors...

Canberra filmmaker creates VR healing program

Canberra filmmaker Christian Doran created a virtual reality (VR) healing program using his cinematography skills and interest in the body.

Five more cases of community transmission in NSW

NSW has recorded five locally acquired COVID-19 cases and 11 overseas acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last night (Monday 11 January), bringing the state’s total to 4,845. Two of the...

Three new NSW COVID cases as Greater Brisbane mandates masks indoors

NSW has recorded three new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, all believed to be linked to the Berala cluster, and eight new overseas acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last...

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 preparing their homes now to avoid “bill shock”...

Step inside: the official residence of Sweden

Is there a country more synonymous with interior design than Sweden? A look inside the official residence of Sweden in Yarralumla speaks to the famous stylish simplicity, minimalism and functionality that defines...

Get creative with paint – even in a rental

From FOMO, FOJI, JOMO comes FOMU – the fear of mucking up. Don’t give into your FOMU this summer! This list of quick and easy weekend projects will help you get creative...

Make your own big screen for under $100

Canberra’s very own interior stylist Gina Ciancio of Style Curator is at it again with a plan to help you make the most out of summer with your very own big screen...