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Multicultural Canberra: a place to call home for Indian immigrants

With a bustling Indian community within the ACT, the Gandu family, who immigrated to Australia from South-East India, now call Canberra home.

Gungahlin’s first Youth Centre offers young people safe space

Gungahlin’s first Youth Centre has officially opened to the public, providing an inclusive, welcoming, and safe space for young people at the Gungahlin Marketplace. Northside Community Services partnered with Barnardo’s and Multicultural Hub...

Have you heard? Friends of Black Mountain

Friends of Black Mountain Friends of Black Mountain will host several walks in April. Plants and Fire on Black Mountain, Saturday 10 April 9.30am-12pm; join plant ecologist Michael Doherty for a walk and...

Golden Wattle Grove marks largest planting of Australia’s floral emblem

The largest planting of Australia’s floral emblem, the Golden Wattle, has taken place in Canberra this week to belatedly celebrate the 50th birthday of the Australian National Botanic Gardens in 2020. Hand grown...

Have a ‘hart’ and make a difference for Hartley Lifecare

Hartley Lifecare is looking for locals to be one in a million and donate to the redevelopment of one of the first supported independent living communities in Canberra. Home to 10 residents, Hartley...

Fangirls opening night social photos

Social photos at the Fangirls opening night, Canberra Theatre Centre. Photos Kerrie Brewer.

RMHC ACT Lexus of Canberra Gala Ball socials

Social photos at the Ronald McDonald House Charities ACT Lexus of Canberra Gala Ball, National Convention Centre Canberra.

Margaret Fulton the Musical opening night

Social photos at the Margaret Fulton the Musical opening night, The Q, Queanbeyan. Photos Images Instantly.

Unique mural celebrates kids with autism

Local graffiti artist and father to an autistic child, Geoff Filmer, put the finishing touches on his one-of-a-kind Canberra mural at the new AEIOU Canberra Region centre yesterday, 31 March. Established in partnership...

Lifeline Bookfair back with a bang

Lifeline Canberra’s first big bookfair since the COVID-19 pandemic took off with a bang, as thousands visited the COVID Safe event.  Held over four days from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 March, the...

The ‘Mayor of Leane Street’ voted Canberra’s best neighbour

Celebrating community and encouraging connection, the ACT finalist has been named for the third annual ‘Celebrate Your Neighbour’ competition. Run by Nextdoor, an online platform that helps to connects neighbours to each other,...

Share the Dignity calls for 65,000 more period products

As their biannual March Dignity Drive begins to wrap up, Share the Dignity is calling for donations of 65,000 period products for women doing it tough. The Dignity Drive aims to give dignity...

Aussie Peace Walk celebrates 100 years of Rotary

Celebrating 100 years of Rotary in Australia and New Zealand, the first Aussie Peace Walk will be held in Canberra on 27-28 March. Originally named the Canberra Two-Day walk, the event has been...

Vinnies Knock On Effect opens doors to hope

The St Vincent de Paul Society are encouraging the Canberra community to get involved in the Vinnies Knock On Effect appeal.

Brumbies join forces with charity partner GIVIT for 2021

The ACT's Super Rugby AU team, the Plus500 Brumbies, have announced GIVIT as their major Charity Partner for 2021.

Coffee with a Cop program returns to Canberra

ACT Policing have brought their ‘Coffee with a Cop’ program back to life, inviting locals to get chatting over a cup of joe.  The first free event of the year was hosted at...

New charity house to deliver significant community benefit

A new charity house project in Strathnairn is set to deliver significant community benefit while providing a platform to promote women in the construction sector. Designed, built and sold entirely by women, the...

Walking a new track: how the Bold Bandannas will relay their way

The Bold Bandannas will be travelling a new track this year as they relay their way for the Cancer Council’s annual Relay for Life fundraising event. Donning their iconic bandana pants and colourful...

Hands Up 4 CBR Giving Day raises $640,000

The Canberra Day Appeal “Hands Up 4 CBR” Giving Day has raised $640,000 for local charities and community organisations.

Canberra Raiders’ Soliola jumps on board to Shave for the Brave

It wasn’t the first time Canberra Raiders prop Sia Soliola shaved his head for a good cause, and he was more than happy to do it again.

The Women Empowerment Project: The Gender Super Gap

The Women Empowerment Project: The Gender Super Gap, Greenwich Village, Campbell. Photos Denholm Samaras.
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