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31 August 2018 6:36 AM James Bennett rules himself out of AFL Canberra showdown

"But we’re expecting, and we’ve planned for, Belconnen at full-strength. Whether James plays or whether other people play, that’s neither here nor there for us. We’ve put a plan in place for all those players to play. "We had a really good performance against Belconnen at The Nest, but then we followed it up six weeks later with a pretty ordinary showing 16

28 August 2018 7:36 AM Illawarra Hawks keen to strengthen Basketball ACT pathway

Illawarra Hawks general manager Mat Campbell says establishing a nest in Canberra will secure the club's long-term future in a deal that will strengthen the region's development pathways. Illawarra have now ticked the first box as they look to lock in a long-term deal to play games in Canberra and strengthen the capital's development pathways, as the NBL takes 29

13 June 2018 12:23 AM Skye Nicolson walking into the Hornet's nest

"The Olympics have always been the big goal for me, so Tokyo 2020 is my next big goal," Nicolson said. "Then we’ll sit down and look at what I want to do next after that. Definitely not [turning professional] in the next year and a half to two years, but after that it’s definitely something we’ll be looking into. "I’ve still got plenty on, I’m boxing 29

4 May 2018 7:13 AM Ainslie's Jeremy Hirst to pay emotional tribute to his father

Every time he walked into the office a beaming Rourke would sing out "the great man has arrived". Jeremy is proud of the legacy his father left at the club and now the 26-year-old physiotherapist is desperate to repay the Tricolours for the support they showed the Hirst family during a tough time. "It’s definitely a big milestone and I’m sure he would 27

26 January 2018 10:33 AM No Canberra home complete without this hilarious calendar by Michael Ashley from Leafy Sea Dragon Artwork

We may have missed January, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy the slightly subversive 2018 Canberra calendar by local artist Michael Ashley. Ashley specialises in capturing the unofficial soul of Canberra, the things we all know and love about the place, writ large. So there's "The girl that kicked the European wasp nest", drawing on a little 36

13 October 2017 7:18 AM National Bird Week takes flight from October 23

Help identify and tally 1.5 million birds in the seven days of National Bird Week. For the nation’s bird nerds, there are only 10 days to go until BirdLife Australia’s Aussie Bird Count from October 23-29. The aim is to tally 1.5 million birds in the seven days of National Bird Week. And two little birds, the Superb Fairy-wren and the Variegated Fairy-wren 125

5 October 2017 7:33 PM Lord Howe tree lobster officially back from dead as island pushes ahead with poison program

Stick insects found on an outcrop off Lord Howe Island have been confirmed to be the same species as those once thought to have been driven to extinction by the black ship rat. The findings, published today in Current Biology, come just weeks after the Lord Howe Island (LHI) board voted in favour of a controversial plan to helicopter-drop poison-laced 52

12 September 2017 3:53 AM Driver fails to contact family after crash that killed mother and son

THE woman charged over a horrific crash which killed a mother and son in Sydney’s south earlier this year has made no effort to reach out to the grieving family. Athena Vibert, 50, was not required to appear before Picton Local Court today and was represented by her solicitor, as the victim’s family continue to wait for answers about what caused the tragic 86

19 August 2017 10:13 PM Andrew Cadman arrives in Barcelona as the hero who saved Julian Cadman’s mother, Jom Cadman, emerges

Missing boy's father arrives in Barcelona0:35 Julian's dad has arrived in Barcelona and been taken straight to the city's main police station and morgue. JULIAN Cadman’s father has arrived in Barcelona and visited a facility where victims are being identified as hopes fade for his son. Andrew Cadman touched down at Barcelona Airport about 5.45pm (1:45am AEST) 67

22 May 2017 6:13 AM Warringah Freeway fatal: Woman hit and killed while changing tyre

A young NSW Central Coast woman had just moved to Sydney to live with her best friend and was “excited for the fun to begin”, when she was hit and killed by a minibus after pulling over to change a flat tyre. Tegan Miller, 24, had moved to North Sydney from Woy Woy a day before she was killed at Crows Nest in the early hours of Sunday, just minutes from her new home. Earlier 55