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Using history to manage ’emotions of isolation’

Exploring historic approaches to isolation could open up different experiences of current pandemic restrictions, according to researchers at the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Father’s Day aged care visits may be possible

Canberrans are being urged adhere to COVID-19 restrictions over the Father’s Day weekend but may be able to visit relatives in aged care facilities for the occasion, the ACT Chief Health Officer said today.

Worry increases, distancing decreases in second wave

An ANU survey has found that more than three in five Australians (62.6%) felt anxious or worried about the coronavirus in August, up from 57.3% in May.

UC drive-in cinema returns for all

The University of Canberra drive-in cinema is set to return to the campus, following the success of the event during O-Week.

Food court freedom as restrictions ease in ACT

As restrictions eased in the ACT today, local food courts re-opened, bringing an end to eating on the go with shopping bags sliding down your body, while leaning against a wall or...

From the editor: The male #Karen

A quick Facebook poll CW conducted this week and research of previous mentions elsewhere, suggests the male equivalent of #Karen is #Kevin or #Ken (apologies to every kind, well-adjusted, community-minded, hashtag-free Karen,...

Canberra businesses return to networking, COVID style

Guests at last night’s Canberra Business Chamber networking event at Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden mingled at a safe 1.5 metre distance by using “discussion pods” and rotating “speed dating style” regularly throughout the evening.

No new cases but no time for complacency

As the ACT welcomes another day with no new COVID-19 cases being recorded overnight, this is no time for complacency, warns Acting ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Vanessa Johnston. While it was important...

First Canberra restaurant fined $5000 for COVID-19 breach

Despite a number of prior warnings, a Canberra restaurant has been fined $5,000 after "brazenly flouting" COVID-19 restrictions, the first fine issued by ACT Policing as part of the Territory's COVID-19 response. ABC...

Sculptures at the Vineyard launch

Sculptures at the Vineyard launch, Tallagandra Hill Winery, Gundaroo. More socials: Turning of the sod ceremony at Renaissance ManukaSocial Throwback: 2018 Volunteer ACT awardsSocial throwback: 2019 RMHC Back to the 80s ball

Technology could help with social distancing

Technology to assist with social distancing has been trialled at a recent event at the National Convention Centre Canberra.

Turning of the sod ceremony at Renaissance Manuka

Turning of the sod ceremony at Renaissance Manuka by Morris Property Group. Photos: Kerrie Brewer. For more social photos: Social Throwback: 2018 Volunteer ACT awardsSocial throwback: 2019 RMHC Back to the 80s ballCanberra Region...