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Old Parliament overrun with voters

Jenna Clarke The Australian Electoral Commission expected about 600 people to vote at Old Parliament House on Saturday. What they found was that many queued on the front steps by 9am.

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.

Regatta regales capital with strict fashion rules

Jenna Clarke Attention Canberra, it is time to do away with sensible style and embrace bright floral prints, bow ties and braces for the inaugural Burley Griffin Regatta.

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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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Kambah butcher out to make mincemeat of small fry

Cameron Fenson from Meatways Butchery in Kambah is off to Perth to represent ACT in the National Sausage King Competition.

Jenna Clarke A Kambah butcher will be taking his lamb sausages to the other side of the country in the hope of snagging the title of Australia's Sausage King.

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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Brammall hungry for success

Patrick Brammell attends the 2nd Annual AACTA Awards Luncheon at The Star on January 28, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

Jenna Clarke While Jennifer Lawrence and Daniel Day-Lewis were addressing the Screen Actors Guild on Monday, Patrick Brammall was thanking another academy - the Australian Academy of Cinema Television Arts.

Australia Day storm leaves trail of damage

Bob Goodall of Florey has a look at his next door neighbours pergola roof that landed in his driveway during the storm last night.

Larissa Nicholson and Jenna Clarke Hundreds of Canberrans spent Sunday clearing their properties and counting the costs of Saturday's wild storm.

Bit itchy, but this T-shirt shames latest effort

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Aaron Chandler, wearing his vintage Canberra t-shirt and Chuck Taylors with his restored 1970s Valiant
The Canberra Times
07 March 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Jenna Clarke The official centenary T-shirt does nothing to quash unfounded beliefs that Canberra is boring and bland.

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Sole solution puts dancers on the good foot

University of Canberra Professor Gordon Waddington with Ballet student Emily Clout, 16, of Bruce.

Jenna Clarke Researchers in Canberra are hoping to prevent career-ending injuries for dancers by revolutionising the design of ballet slippers.

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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Top tips for William and Kate

First time mum's talk about their experiences and the up coming birth of Kate and Williams royal baby. Left: Rebecca Hofnik, 23yrs of Queanbeyan with 7 week old baby Jayden Sartor. Niki Thompson, 30yrs of Amaroo with 5 month old Mitchell Donlan, Jessica Smith-Roberts of Queanbeyan with 11 week old Charlotte and Rebekkah Fahy 20yrs of Conder with 1 week old Christian Taylor.

Jenna Clarke Stock up on bibs, trust your instincts and sleep when you can. No, we're not talking about how to survive the Ashes series, we're referring to how soon-to-be parents William and Catherine can cope...