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Monday, March 1, 2021

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Next round of returning travellers to land in Canberra tonight

At 7.45pm today, a Government-facilitated flight from Singapore carrying between 150 to 180 passengers will be greeted by authorities.

Shave for the Brave to raise critical funds for Domestic Violence Crisis Service

Social distancing has made fundraising opportunities harder to come by, and the non-government, not-for-profit service has had to completely change its approach.

National Sheepdog Trials flock to Hall

Sheepdog triallists will travel from across Australia for the event in early March, to compete in a complex sport rich with history.

MoodOff Day 2021: could you cope for five hours without your phone?

If you’ve ever been phubbed – that is, phone snubbed – and felt second best to a smartphone, challenge yourself and your nearest and dearest to go five hours without smartphones this Sunday, 28 February.

New Zealand travel bubble pops as ACT announces new restrictions

New travel restrictions for passengers from New Zealand were announced by the ACT Government late yesterday afternoon.

Locals warn dangerous driving is destroying Narrabundah peafowl pride

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.

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.

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.

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.

Update: Eden-Monaro frontline workers offered vaccine in Bega

The news follows public outcry about a potential 11-hour return trip for some frontline workers to access the jab.

Betty holds the keys to one of 20 new public housing units in Dickson

Residents of a new 20-unit public housing development near the Dickson shops began moving in this week.

Australia Post issues special stamps to honour essential workers

One year since the pandemic became part of life, Australia Post has released a new set of stamps featuring illustrations of essential workers to honour their ongoing contributions and the associated challenges they face.