May 07 2021

Meteor Shower to Light Up Canberra

Spectacular meteor showers are set to light up Canberra skies for three nights only.

Clear skies will be needed to see The Eta Aquarid meteor shower which normally takes place in early May

Dr Brad Tucker from Mt Stromlo Observatory says the shower is renowned as one of the brightest meteor showers to happen each year.

 

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May 06 2021

Funding For Mr Fluffy Victims

New government funding has been announced to support Canberrans who have developed an asbestos related illness after living in a Mr Fluffy home.

The eight million dollar contribution from the Federal Government will help cover the medical costs for victims.

The ACT Government will establish and administer the fund, will match the federal...

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May 06 2021

Organ Donations To Be Acknowledged

The ACT is the first jurisdiction in Australia for organ and tissue donations to be acknowledged on death certificates.

Families are also able to request a written letter form the Chief Minister acknowledging the gift of life.

From today, a donor’s next of kin can apply to have the statement “the deceased gave a gift of life, generously...

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May 06 2021

Lions Australia National Convention

Hundreds of volunteers and community leaders are arriving in Canberra today for the annual Lions Australia National Convention.

Canberra locals are invited to hear from guest speakers, receive a free skin cancer screening test and learn more about Australia’s largest service organisation.

CEO of Lions Australia Rob Oerlemans says the Lions are...

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