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ACT records first case of COVID-19 in over 100 days

The ACT has recorded its first case of COVID-19 overnight after more than 100 days of no cases having been recorded in Canberra.

Canberra marks 100 days free of COVID-19

Canberrans should give themselves a pat on the back today, as the ACT records 100 days without a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Drones deliver democracy sausages for Palmerston P&C

Do you remember the Victorian man who was fined $9,000 for flying a drone to Bunnings to get a sausage? Well, turns out he may have been the Steve Jobs...

Transit passenger at Canberra Airport has tested positive

A woman in her 30s, who recently travelled from Townsville to Melbourne by air and has tested positive to COVID-19, transited through Canberra Airport for a short period on 7 October.

Life in Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown

CW’s remote intern and former Canberra resident, Josh Martin, provides an insight into his life under stage four restrictions in Melbourne: For eight months, Melbourne has been...

Itadakimasu! Nara Festival introduces foodie weekend

This year's Canberra Nara Candle Festival will look a little different with new proceedings culminating in an 'Itadakimasu' foodie weekend.

Relaxed COVID restrictions could have come sooner for some

The ACT’s further relaxing of COVID restrictions from 9am today have received a mixed response from the cinema and theatre sectors.

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-based PKUP service ready to relaunch

Canberra-based ride share app PKUP has today announced the relaunch of its service, after a pause in operations due to COVID-19.

Two-square metre rule introduced for outdoor venues

Outdoor spaces and venues will be allowed to abide by the 'two-square metre rule' (down from four square metres) as restrictions ease slightly from tomorrow, Friday 9 October, the ACT...

People more worried by money than coronavirus

Financial stress during lockdown has had a greater cost on people’s mental health than exposure to COVID-19 itself and cuts to the rate of JobKeeper and JobSeeker could create further...

Breast cancer screenings drop during pandemic

The first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic caused the number of breast cancer screenings to decline significantly across the country, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has...