Topic archives: act

The end of greyhound racing? On the track at the ACT’s final race meet

May 2, 2018 2

This week, greyhound racing became illegal in the ACT. Depending who you're talking to, that's either worth celebration or it's total "bullshit".

Replacing the entire media with these geniuses sounds like a great idea

March 13, 2018 4

Listen. Engage. Make very little sense to the average person.

The trick question that may stall ACT gay marriage laws

The trick question that may stall ACT gay marriage laws

October 3, 2013 1

The ACT wants to legalise gay marriage but there's a bevvy of legal challenges the bill could face. David Donaldson lists the obstacles ... and finds the big problem could be divorce, not marriage.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

September 19, 2013

The ACT's gay marriage push may come to nothing. Plus other political snippets noted along the way.

Canberra barista creates swans, dragons, angels and pigs from frothed milk

May 22, 2009

Sam serves up to 1,500 cups of coffee every day at Cafe Yala in the Canberra Institute of Technology. In the downtime, he practices his latte art...

Tips and rumours

June 27, 2008 3

The Federal Department of Health is struggling for some continuity of management. Mick Reid left as Chief of Staff of Roxon’s office, partly due to acrimony between him and the Minister. Many had tipped Reid as the replacement for Jane Halton when her contract ends later this year; until then, the Department is in a […]

Richard Farmer’s political bite-sized meaty chunks

June 4, 2008 2

Meaty snippets from the home of government plus the daily reality check and the pick of other people's political coverage. Richard Farmer writes.