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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Canberra's Best

Canberra's Best

Here is just a few of Canberra's Best

Destination Queanbeyan

Despite having long carried the stigma of being Canberra’s little, albeit older, cousin across the border, the river city has flown under the radar...

Changing perceptions of Canberra

Roundabouts and politicians; these boring and sterile stereotypes of Canberra are a constant – but, slowly, the narrative about the Nation’s Capital is changing. One...

Tackling tyres with fast feet

Over the last few columns I’ve shared some tips to master different obstacles and ramp up your training. This week, we’ll tackle tyres and...

Get Spartan ready

Swarms of Canberrans will be climbing, jumping, swinging, pushing and pulling one another around a 5km loop full of obstacles when Canberra hosts its...

Training students to scale new heights

As the renewable industry continues to grow, 2019 ACT VET Teacher/ Trainer of the Year Ken Wilson said there are plenty of employment opportunities...

Calls for senators to support ACT legislative rights

There have been renewed calls for Federal Parliament to allow the ACT to legislate on voluntary assisted dying, or euthanasia. The ‘Andrews Bill’ was introduced...

Midnight welcomes first guests

Midnight Hotel is now open for business, and has welcomed its first guests to the newly completed Braddon hotel. Home to 199 premium rooms, a...

Survival guide: winter training

Winter is going to be cold and some days we won’t want to get out of bed. So, I’ve put together a survival guide...

Government restrains business in money laundering bust

In a first for the Territory, ACT Policing has seized and restrained a Belconnen tattoo studio that was allegedly being used to launder money...

Seeking Canberra’s oldest businesses

What are Canberra’s oldest surviving businesses? That is the question the Canberra Business Council is asking in a bid to celebrate their achievements. According to...

Destination Bungendore

Just a 35-minute drive along the Kings Highway east of Canberra but a world away from city life, is the historic NSW village of...

Ticket to ride

Want the chance to be one of the first to take a ride on Canberra’s new light rail? The ACT Government is offering Canberrans the...

Penten takes out top award

On Thursday 12 July, the 2018 ACT Telstra Businesses Awards saw Canberra businesses awarded for commitment to innovation and technology. Cybersecurity firm Penten took out...

Learning STEM through fun and games

While sick and housebound for an extended period of time, Erica Hediger decided to dabble in electronics and programming with the experience prompting a...

Leaving ACTCOSS wiser, grateful and nurtured by a community of women

On 15 November, I will work my last day as the CEO of the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS), the social justice peak...

Destination Cooma

Around an hour’s drive south of Canberra along the Monaro Highway lies Cooma, the gateway to the NSW Snowy Mountains and the largest town...

Canberrans take to the lake for aqua park opening

Canberra Aqua Park officially opened for business on Saturday 9 November, with a number of Canberrans turning out to enjoy the inflatable water park...