• Captivating range of films

    Film Reviews By Rama Gaind THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTLIST: Said to be the most ambitious project to date for internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding) offers a shining examination of prejudice on a global scale involving a Pakistani Princeton graduate who is torn between the call of his homeland, a hostage crisis and his American [...]

    Captivating range of films
  • Amazing Thai memories unfold in the northern provinces

    Located outside Chiangrai, in Thailand, Rong Khun Temple is a visually striking attraction with a unique design that combines classic and contemporary styles. Photo: Rama Gaind   By Rama Gaind On the road in Thailand’s northern Lampang Province and the kingdom of Lanna provides everlasting memories of a country that’s truly amazing.   Captivating images linger of [...]

    Amazing Thai memories unfold in the northern provinces
  • Even in footy season, one Canberra cricket club is still hitting for six

      Normally this would be the time of year that cricket players take off their pads, drop the bat and ball and start kicking the footy around – not North Canberra Gungahlin Cricket Club!   During their off-season this year, North Canberra Gungahlin Cricket Club has become the first community sporting club in Canberra to [...]

    Even in footy season, one Canberra cricket club is still hitting for six
  • Health hero honoured on White Pages

    Anna Wellings Booth OAM, an O’Connor breast cancer survivor who created a popular rowing group to help women recovering from breast cancer, has been selected to appear on the cover of this year’s Canberra White Pages® and Yellow Pages®book. Commencing distribution on 4 May 2013, this year’s Canberra White Pages® and Yellow Pages® will be distributed in a [...]

    Health hero honoured on White Pages
  • Join the Bondi Rescue guys as they Give It Up for mental health

    If you’re a fan of Bondi Rescue, you’ll no doubt have seen Rod “Kerrbox” Kerr drop the odd F-bomb or other choice swear word. He’s known for having a bit of a potty mouth, which is why it’s going to be a tough week for him during Schizophrenia Awareness Week, May 13-19. Kerrbox has joined [...]

    Join the Bondi Rescue guys as they Give It Up for mental health
  • Madman titles out on DVD

                                    Paris-Manhattan is out on DVD from Madman Entertainment.   DVD titles from Madman Entertainment By Rama Gaind   JUST LIKE A WOMAN: With strains of Thelma and Louise, directed by Oscar nominee Rachid Bouchareb,  Starring Sienna Miller (GI Joe: The [...]

    Madman titles out on DVD
  • When a community cares

    When a community cares at end of life ACT Carers and their communities are being invited to participate in new research about networks of  support when someone is dying at home. “The majority of Australians say that, given the choice, they would like to die in the comfort of home; though for many reasons very few [...]

    When a community cares
  • Winter Gemcraft and Mineral Show

    If you love sparkly gems and jewellery, collect rocks and minerals, facet or fossick, you’ll be sure to find something of interest at the Canberra Lapidary Club’s Winter Gemcraft and Mineral Show. The Show will be held in the Conference Centre Parkes Room at EPIC (Exhibition Park off the Federal Highway, Canberra) on Saturday 1 [...]

    Winter Gemcraft and Mineral Show
  • Colourful blooms at the 2013 Chiangmai Flower Festival

    Crowds surge forward to see a float festooned with flowers at the 2013 Chiangmai Flower Festival in Thailand.   Story and picture by Rama Gaind THE 2013 Chiangmai Flower Festival, in Thailand, was a robust profusion of joyous colours, attracting the masses on an annual basis.   It may often be called the ‘Rose of the [...]

    Colourful blooms at the 2013 Chiangmai Flower Festival
  • Living Below the Line

    Live Below the Line is a simple way to better understand extreme poverty, and make a real impact. From May 6th – 10th, thousands of Australians are taking the challenge to eat on $2 a day for five days – the equivalent of the extreme poverty line. It’s a worthwhile experience that gives you a window into the day-to-day [...]

    Living Below the Line
  • Canberra scientists to wow at Marine Science Forum

    Research scientists from Canberra are making a coast trip to speak at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre’s 5th Annual Marine Science Forum to be held over the weekend of 4th & 5th May in Eden.   Scientists from the Australian National University and Geoscience Australia will be two of the six presentations held during [...]

    Canberra scientists to wow at Marine Science Forum
  • The Spiegeltent gets Beautifully Mad

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    The Spiegeltent gets Beautifully Mad
  • Salvos Stores Salvonista Mobile Boutique!

    Salvos Stores have launched their fashion focused Salvonista campaign which will run throughout October 2012. The Salvonista Mobile Boutique will be popping up in Gungahlin Place on Saturday 20th October, 10am – 5pm. The Salvonista campaign encourages fashion savvy, budget conscious consumers to shop at their local Salvos Stores and discover affordable fashion, while helping [...]

    Salvos Stores Salvonista Mobile Boutique!
  • THE DOOR

    The Door Based on the award-winning novel of the same title by Hungarian author Magda Szabó, The Door from Director István Szabó  (The Lives Of Others) tells the story of two isolated women—each distanced from their respective worlds by vastly different circumstances—who forge an unlikely friendship over the course of their lifetimes. Set in mid-20th [...]

    THE DOOR

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Join the Bondi Rescue guys as they Give It Up for mental health

Join the Bondi Rescue guys as they Give It Up for mental health

May 15, 2013 2:16 pm
If you’re a fan of Bondi Rescue, you’ll no doubt have seen Rod “Kerrbox” Kerr drop the odd F-bomb or other choice swear word. He’s known for...
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Captivating range of films

Captivating range of films

June 21, 2013 4:41 am
Film Reviews By Rama Gaind THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTLIST: Said to be the most ambitious project to date for internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding)...

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    Small Businesses Target Search Listings as Online Advertising Costs Rise

    April 4, 2013 12:02 pm
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    Canberra scientists to wow at Marine Science Forum

    Canberra scientists to wow at Marine Science Forum

    April 24, 2013 10:03 am
    Research scientists from Canberra are making a coast trip to speak at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre’s 5th Annual Marine Science Forum to be held over the weekend...

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    Even in footy season, one Canberra cricket club is still hitting for six

    Even in footy season, one Canberra cricket club is still hitting for six

    May 20, 2013 5:29 am
      Normally this would be the time of year that cricket players take off their pads, drop the bat and ball and start kicking the footy around – not North Canberra Gungahlin...