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Entertainment

From the Canberra suburbs to a Netflix streaming success and a Venice Film Festival debut

Stranger Things, Tiger King, and Bridgerton are all well-known small-screen behemoths and cultural touch points found on Netflix. But the latest worldwide success from the streaming giant comes from the mind of one of Canberra’s own — the psychological thriller Echoes, written by Vanessa Gazy. Gazy hails not from the Hollywood Hills or the Brooklyn lofts […]

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Pets

‘At breaking point’: Canberra Pet Rescue struggling to rehome rising number of abandoned animals

Canberra animal rescue charities say they are at breaking point as they battle to rehome an increasing number of abandoned pets. Amanda Doelle from non-profit organisation Canberra Pet Rescue said the charity had more pets to care for than they had capacity. “It’s very hard for our team at the moment. We’re at breaking point,” she said. “The shelters […]

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World

Canberra airport chaos: Passengers evacuated and arrest made after gunshots heard

Hundreds of passengers have been evacuated from Canberra Airport amid reports of a shooting in the Australian capital. The Austrian Federal Police is currently guarding the building as dozens of police vehicles and armed officers are stationed outsides. Flights have been suspended as a police spokesman has confirmed there has been an incident. There are […]

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World

China bristles under mounting pressure as Canberra warns against bid to take Taiwan

The Australian Government has moved to dissuade China from making aggressive moves to seize Taiwan in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. China’s Xi Jinping has made increasingly belligerent comments regarding the sovereignty of the self-governing island which Xi believes should be forced to unify with mainland China. Australia’s Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese has […]

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Gaming

How this Canberra rapper got his music start in Call of Duty

Believe it or not, this was not the biggest influence the virtual world has had on YNG Martyr’s career. When the rapper left high school, he went straight into the public service, working in web design. Realising that he neither liked nor was talented at web design, he decided to get a $15,000 loan from […]

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Business

From The Beatles to John Denver: Canberra Men’s Choir to hold concert

Canberra Men’s Choir to perform Saturday, May 28 at Harmonie German Club The Canberra Times Source link

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Science

Australian women document climate crisis in visual petition – in pictures

The #everydayclimatecrisis visual petition is a collection of more than 1,000 photographs taken by women and non-binary people across Australia showing the impact of the climate crisis on their lives. The images of fires, floods and environmental destruction will be tabled to parliament in Canberra in June in a call for leaders to do more. […]

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Sports

‘Didn’t want to make it to 22’: Huge support after Aussie tennis star’s heartbreaking revelation

Australian tennis star Destanee Aiava has revealed she attempted to take her own life last month, claiming she “did not want to make it” to her 22nd birthday. Aiava, who currently sits at No. 463 on the WTA rankings, shared the devastating news to her Instagram followers, thanking them for their support and well wishes. […]

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Canada

China vs Australia: Canberra prepares for war with £400m defence upgrade as tension mounts

Author: This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: World Feed And Mr Morrison also said his country would be teaming up with the United States in expanded war games aimed at ensuring both nations were battle-ready. In an announcement that comes amid an increasingly bitter diplomatic and trade spat with China, Mr Morrison said […]