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Diplo-brat pack: Canberra’s politically savvy kids steal the limelight

Diplo-brat pack: Canberra’s politically savvy kids steal the limelight

A ten year old joining a political party? Not that strange if you live in Canberra, home to our nation's most politically active youths.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tips and rumours

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

Richard Farmer’s political bite-sized meaty chunks

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