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Canberra Nara Candle Festival official ceremony

Canberra Nara Candle Festival official ceremony, Embassy of Japan, Yarralumla. For more social photos: JWLand’s topping out ceremony for...

United Arab Emirates Heritage Day reception

Canberra Weekly's social photos at the UAE Heritage Day reception, Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Canberra. Photos: Kerrie Brewer

JWLand’s topping out ceremony for The Parade

JWLand's topping out ceremony for The Parade, Campbell5 precinct. Photos: Kerrie Brewer For more social photos: Canberra Business Chamber...

Josh Tonna’s marathon effort for Lifeline

Queanbeyan Muay Thai fighter Josh Tonna is easing the pain of his recent loss in Singapore by walking 42 kilometres a day in hotel quarantine in Sydney, while raising money...

Dr Steph McLennan: My favourite things

Dr Steph McLennan is an Antarctic geoscientist at Geoscience Australia. Her research focuses on the impacts of people on fragile ice-free landscapes in Antarctica.

Leo Sayer ‘feels like giving’ for Can Give Day

The Canberra Hospital Foundation have brought Leo Sayer on board as an ambassador to launch their new fundraising venture Can Give Day.

VIEW Club celebrates 60th anniversary

VIEW Club members from the ACT and NSW came together to celebrate their 60th anniversary at a reception at Government House on 13 October, hosted by The Governor-General David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Linda Hurley.

Raising awareness of Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases

On 20 October, landmarks and venues around Canberra are lighting up purple to raise awareness of Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases.

Lids4Kids calls for one-stop recycling centre

The founder of grassroots organisation Lids4Kids is calling for a permanent home for the facility in the ACT – a one-stop recycling drop-off centre for Canberrans. Lids4Kids...

The Fathering Project to launch in Canberra next year

National charity The Fathering Project is recruiting volunteers as they prepare to roll out their services in the ACT early next year.

Cruisin’ Café hits the street to help youth stay on track

A new Youth Mobile Training Van - aka Cruisin’ Cafe - has hit the streets of Canberra, thanks to a collaboration between Canberra PCYC, the Snow Foundation and local business...

Cavalry pitches naming rights to Lifeline

The Lifeline Canberra logo will be seen on the Canberra Cavalry jersey this season, as the local Australian Baseball League (ABL) franchise hands over its naming rights for a good cause.

Floriade ends but tulips continue to brighten the city

Floriade is over for another year, and while it was a slightly different celebration this year in the form of Floriade: Reimagined, the flowers remained the same, lighting up Canberra’s...

Frocktober: dressing up for a good cause

For Victoria-Rose Paris, women’s health is an issue worth talking about, and she’s harnessing her inner (and outer) style queen for a good cause by participating in Frocktober this month.

Sun’s out, pink buns out

There has never been a better excuse to buy one of Bakers Delight’s iconic Pink Buns (or a six pack) than from today until 28 October.

Canberra Business Chamber Business After Business networking event

Canberra Business Chamber Business After Business networking event, Hotel Realm, Barton. Photos: Terry Cunningham @imagesinstantly

Have you heard? Big garage sale

On Saturday 10 October 8am-12pm at Good Shepherd Community Church, you'll find a big garage sale with a large variety of goods.

Zango turns purple for a good cause

Local property platform Zango is harnessing the power of community and painting the town purple for a good cause.

Brumbies meet the Bemboka and Broulee locals

Tumut, Bemboka and Broulee were visited by the 2020 Australian Super Rugby champions, the Brumbies, and national online charity GIVIT last week, as they provided financial support and a morale...

The icing on the cake: get baking for RSPCA Cupcake Day

It’s that time of year again when we whip up our best baking creations in the name of a good cause - RSPCA Cupcake Day.

Have you heard? GIVIT donation: Seeds

GIVIT is seeking 300 seeds for a variety of herbs, fruits and vegetables which are suitable for growing in the south coast NSW region.