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Argentinean National Day Reception

Social photos at the Argentinean National Day Reception, Argentine Official Residence, Red Hill. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Sauce sales raise $14,000 to help sick kids in Canberra

Coles supermarket customers have raised nearly $14,000 in just two weeks for the Canberra Hospital Foundation, helping to bring kids back from hospital sooner. Believing that kids belong at home and hoping to...

Have you heard? Kangara Waters Charity Sale

Kangara Waters Charity Sale Kangara Waters Retirement Village is holding a winter charity sale is on Saturday 5 June 8.30am- 12.30pm at 2 Joy Cummings Place, Belconnen. There are many handknitted scarves and...

Canberra icons go red to raise awareness of haemochromatosis

Telstra Tower and the National Carillon will be glowing red tonight until Monday 7 June to raise awareness of undiagnosed iron overload disorder, otherwise known as haemochromatosis. From 1 June, over 30 well-known...

Locals ‘go pink’ to raise awareness of breast cancer in men

Canberra locals are banding together to make a pink pledge and dye their hair tomorrow, Thursday 3 June, to raise awareness of and money for breast cancer in men. Following Steve Hall’s breast...

Go jump in the Lake: Streakers swim on the solstice

Intrepid Canberrans will swim nude in Lake Burley Griffin on the winter solstice to raise money for Lifeline.

Launch of updated National Pain Services Directory

Social photos at the Launch of updated National Pain Services Directory, Capital Pain and Rehabilitation Clinic, Deakin.

New outreach program provides free legal help for homeless women

The Street Law program and McKillop House, a women’s shelter run by CatholicCare, have come together to provide free legal help for homeless women in the ACT. The outreach program is a six-month...

Have you heard? Bake for Babies

Bake for Babies The Newborn Intensive Care Foundation (NICF) is urging people from the Canberra region to take the Bake for Babies challenge to raise $40,000 to buy a cooling blanket and a...

CEO Sleepout comes to Fyshwick carpark

The St Vincent de Paul Society CEO sleepout, to be held the cold night of 17 June will shine a spotlight on the issue of homelessness.

Charity best served with a cuppa: Hartley High Tea returns

Proving that charity is best served with a cuppa, the Hartley Lifecare High Tea and fashion parade is returning on Sunday 18 July from 2pm until 5pm, to raise much needed funds...

Bake for Babies back to help sick newborns

Canberra’s own Bake for Babies fundraising challenge returns this winter after a break last year due to pandemic restrictions.

Have you heard? World Bee Day celebrations

The Capital Region Farmers Market will host a special World Bee Day celebration on Saturday 22 May 7-11.30am at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

Cancer Council ACT Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event

Social photos at the Cancer Council ACT Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event, Government House, Yarralumla. Photos Kerrie Brewer.

Domestic Violence Crisis Service gala events

Social photos at the Domestic Violence Crisis Service gala events, Hotel Realm, Barton. Photos: Hot Shots Photography.

Sue Webeck: My favourite things

Sue Webeck is a proud Canberran, having moved here when she was three. Here are five of her favourite things.

Local women’s and baby pantry offers a little bit of dignity

Hidden behind happy yellow doors, the Dignity and Desire Women’s and Baby street pantry offers anything and everything for those struggling and doing it tough. Located in Ngunnawal, the pantry popped up 12...

ACT Salvos Red Shield Appeal aims to raise $150,000

The Salvation Army officially launched the Red Shield Appeal in the ACT yesterday, 13 May, at the Australian War Memorial Treloar Technology Centre in Mitchell, aiming to raise $150,000 for the local...

Lifeline challenges Canberra to 3,318 push-ups for mental health

Lifeline Canberra is challenging people to get down and push up as they ask locals to do over 3,000 push-ups to raise money for mental health support services. Kicking off in June, the...

Lord’s Taverners ACT Annual Dinner

Social photos at Lord’s Taverners ACT Annual Dinner, Royal Canberra Golf Club. Photos: Terry Cunningham @ImagesInstantly

Local family pushing boundaries to access paediatric healthcare

There are no specialists in Canberra who can provide care for the complications arising from six-year-old Cooper Hadley’s craniofacial abnormalities.
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