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Calling Canberra dogs: feature in a fundraising book project

A new fundraising book project will get tails wagging as a local photographer calls on Canberra's dogs to put their best paw forward.

Hughes Community Shed opens to all

The new community shed in Hughes has officially opened and is ready for participants to take over, with the shed committee meeting to plan future projects and activities. The shed is sponsored by...

Professor Brendan Murphy named 2021 ACT Australian of the Year

The 2021 ACT Australian of the Year Awards have been announced, with Professor Brendan Murphy named 2021 ACT Australian of the Year.

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 The ParadeCBR Gals Network Connect-up GalaLucy Sugerman Sunday SessionsSculptures at the Vineyard launch

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.

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 boost for...

Tool time: A shed for Canberra’s women

The latest community project from Canberra besties Sunita Kotnala and Robby McGarvey has come to fruition, as the red ribbon was cut at Canberra Women’s Shed last Friday and the co-founders declared it tool time.

Neighbourhood for people with dementia promised

The Canberra Liberals have promised Canberrans a purpose-built neighbourhood for people with dementia, to encourage social interaction and foster a sense of belonging. If elected in October, the Liberals would work with The...

Woden Valley Child Care Centre embraces Floriade: Reimagined

Woden Valley Child Care Centre's Gabby Millgate and her team of little gardeners were up to planting flowers for Floriade: Reimagined.

Raw Potential hits the streets in new Outreach van

There is a new player on Canberra’s streets, with local charity Raw Potential officially launching its new Outreach Van on Thursday. The van will help the organisation continue its current quest insupporting homeless...

ACT Indigenous businesses supported in pandemic

A streamlined ACT Indigenous Business Support Program has commenced to help businesses adapt and prosper through the pandemic.

UAE Embassy helps Aussie teenager achieve his dream

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Canberra has collected around 5,000 keyrings to help Queensland teenager Jacob Mackay break the world record for most individual keyrings in a collection – hopefully in time for his 16th birthday on 26 September.