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Friday, November 27, 2020

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ACT Policing cracks down on early morning speeding hotspots

The operation came just two weeks after local law enforcement revealed they had already handed out more speeding fines in 2020 than the total number issued in 2019.

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.

RAAF supersonic stealth fighter flypast

A pair of F-35A Lighting II aircraft is set to track south-southeast to north-northwest between 10.30am-10.45am, hitting speeds of up to 850 kilometres per hour and flying no lower than 150 metres above ground level.

Kambri’s summer-long festival showcases diverse female artists

The festival, HERE I AM: Art By Great Women, will showcase the work of a long, diverse list of female-identifying Australian creatives.

Some flourish, others falter: La Niña in the ACT landscape

Despite above average rainfall throughout autumn and winter 2020, the severity of seven years of drought followed by catastrophic fires left scars on land and living creatures that will be permanent or slow to fade.

ACT, NSW to reopen borders to Victorians on Monday

ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Kerryn Coleman has announced the Territory is still on track to lift its border with Victoria on Monday 23 November, as the southern state recovers from a second wave of COVID-19.

Garage Sale Trail, Canberra’s big weekend of bargain hunting

Over $57,000 is expected to change hands at garage sales in the ACT this weekend, 21-22 November, with 239 secondhand stalls registered and more than 76,000 objects up for grabs as part of the annual Garage Sale Trail.

Gambling reform: Is the ACT Green’s vision of a network of pokie-free clubs possible?

Of the 49 ACT clubs, hotels and taverns offering gambling poker machines on-site in October 2017, just three venues have since gone pokie-free, according to data from the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission.

True blue sounds of Australia

Today, 10 new entries were added to the Sounds of Australia registry, a list of recorded sounds that have played a part in shaping Australian culture and history, maintained by the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA).

Finding his feet: Canberra’s newest giraffe calf

Big sister Nzuri was caught off guard by the arrival of her clumsy baby brother, the first male giraffe calf born at Canberra’s National Zoo and Aquarium.

Supporting nursing students during the pandemic

At the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) in Bruce, what started as a group assignment became an enduring message of inspiration and appreciation for nursing students.

Production designer Rose Montgomery on opportunity and serendipity

Following her passions led Canberra-born set and costume designer, Rose Montgomery, to work in theatre, opera, film, TV and music videos at home and abroad.