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Teen's passion brings Hunger Games call-up

Jenna Clarke Australia's own Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games has been discovered in Canberra.

Capital embrace a hit as royals leave their mark on city

Britain's Prince Charles (L) chats with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Jenna Clarke ''OH, I like that,'' beamed the Prince of Wales as he admired Alyson Richards's T-shirt covered with a print of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

Name game vital for apartment marketers

Nina Markovic has bought apartment number 13 in the Friday Boutique Apartments in Griffith.

Stephanie Anderson, Jenna Clarke Canberra's apartment listings can sometimes sound more like a science textbook than suburban addresses.

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Formal season celebrates the return of glamour

Elise Bills,18 of Jerrabomberra and Chris Valencia,18 of Yass .

Jenna Clarke In Canberra, a town renowned for formalities, kids get a taste for the black tie lifestyle before being old enough to undertake a bachelors degree.

Gillard to say goodbye in post apocalyptic world: Psychic of The Year

Gillard and Shorten

Jenna Clarke The world will not end on Friday and Prime Minister Julia Gillard will not be in the top job for much longer according to Canberra’s Psychic of the Year.

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Competition to replace 'embarrassing' Lodge

New Lodge thumb

Jenna Clarke The Canberra home of the Prime Minister is a poorly decorated embarrassment according to the director of the National Gallery of Australia.

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For spies in disguise it's all about being boring


Jenna Clarke The style mandate for ASIO's intelligence officers is ''boring''.

Winner impressed right out of the gate

Winner Kate Goodwin

Jenna Clarke In a borrowed hat and Target dress, 19-year-old Kate Goodwin beat 25 young hopefuls to become the 2013 Face of Canberra Racing.

Sell-out Fashfest makes a stunning debut

Canberra models front. Jessica Tipping, Angela Timani, Alice Downing and Samara Purnell before  the catwalk at the opening night of FASHFEST at Canberra airport.

Jenna Clarke, Emma Macdonald In her centenary year, Canberra has been formal and fabulous, but the city has never been more frocked-up than at the opening of Fashfest.

Thirsty quest for the next Holy Grail

NEWS: Ian Meldrum, owner Holy Grail Kingston ,Canberra will serve its last drinks this Friday. 4th February 2013.  Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Jenna Clarke Canberra will once again host the political version of the Oscars on Tuesday when Treasurer Wayne Swan hands down his sixth Federal Budget, but once all the numbers have been crunched and analysed...

Supporters fly to defence of Skywhale


Jenna Clarke Through Skywhale, Robyn Archer has planted a seed for the future of Canberra's creativity, according to the artwork's owner and pilot.

The great generation gap bridged by Gatsby


Jenna Clarke With rap music, 3D and more booze than a liquor superstore Baz Luhrmann may have been trying to revive Gen Y’s interest in The Great Gatsby but instead he captured the imagination of Canberra’s...

New black is blue fashion statement

NEWS: Help from the underground: The annual St Vincent de Paul Fashion parade in the Zoo Advertising car park, Kingston. Models L-R Simone Luker and Samantha Farron. 12th June 2013.Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Jenna Clarke On a day when blue was the most talked about colour in the country, the cobalt closing segment at the Help from the Underground fashion event on Wednesday night was a fashion statement not a...

Canberra is most well-read city, says survey

Books and Reading
Photo Michele MOssop
Wed 2nd March 2011
Berkelouw books Paddington
Generic books reading bookshops retail online fiction non fiction bookshelf

Jenna Clarke Canberrans are Australia's biggest bookworms, according to research by one of the country's largest online bookstores.

Kingston: The stylin' streetz with beatz

Fashion in Kingston

Jenna Clarke The chilly mornings can’t dampen the spirits of the Southside folk. The fashionable people of Kingston take the Canberra winter in their stylish stride and march to the beat of their own drum.

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St Johns to ring in a royal birth

St Johns Reid Bell Ringer Matthew Stokoe in the bell room at the church in Reid. He will play the bells to mark the Royal birth..
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.


Jenna Clarke St John's in Reid is bringing back the tradition of ringing church bells when a royal baby is born - whatever the hour of day, or night.

Southside vs Northside 'war' hijacks Wikipedia


Jenna Clarke South Canberra has triumphed over the northside and won the war of “Indiependence” according to Wikipedia.

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Healthy role model loves big breakfast

Asher Crawford trys on an Antony Capon dress backstage at Fash Fest.

Jenna Clarke When you say ''Black Caviar'' to a model, one would think they would automatically associate that with dinner, but in fact many of the runway stars of Fashfest adhere to a strict training and diet...

Catering empire in tax probe

august 17 2010. panorama QA Sarina Talip Canberra Times photo GARY SCHAFER. Restauranteur Fiona Wright. SPECIAL 1

Jenna Clarke Liquidators are investigating businesses owned by prominent Canberra restaurateur Fiona Wright.

For capital creativity, meet The Milkbar collective

Members of a new group of creatives who have opened a shared space called Milkbar in Greensquare, Kingston.


Jenna Clarke It's as if Andy Warhol has risen from the grave and moved his famous Factory to Canberra. The exposed brick walls of the new Kingston co-operative space, The Milkbar studios, which opened last night,...