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Larissa Nicholson

Larissa Nicholson is a journalist at The Age.

Plucky role reversal as luthier son pulls strings

Larissa Nicholson It was a case of the apprentice becoming the master for John and Andrew Doriean at the National Folk Festival.

Royal tour 2014: Prince William, Catherine, Baby George arrive in Canberra

Waiting with a
gift is 8 year old Ilaria Triunfo of Dickson. April 20th.

Fleta Page and Larissa Nicholson The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George have arrived at Government House in Canberra for a day of rest in the national capital.

Greek Orthodox Church celebrates community, life at Easter

Alex Kalloniatis chief cantor at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

Larissa Nicholson Easter is a busy time for Alex Kalloniatis, who has been singing himself hoarse this weekend.

Lanyon Homestead Easter hunt has 2000 suprises tucked away

Lanyon Homestead guide, Jim Harris, hides Easter eggs for the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Larissa Nicholson Hunting for eggs at the Lanyon Homestead has become something of an Easter tradition in Canberra.

From radical to Archie Roach, National Folk Festival's fun in the sun

Balloon artist Peter Karmel shows of a couple of his creations with Rory Swadling 4 from Yass.

Larissa Nicholson Sydney musician Candy Royalle and her band Sloppy Joe have launched their album Frida People at the National Folk Festival.

ACT Wildlife volunteers get approval to care for Canberra's animals

Larissa Nicholson Orphaned baby possums and kingfishers with broken wings are being cared for by the volunteers of ACT Wildlife.

Meet the average March In March protester

Scenes from March in March rally in front of Parliament House in Canberra on Monday 17 March 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Larissa Nicholson A well-educated GetUp member concerned about asylum seekers, the environment and the behaviour of Tony Abbott - meet the average March in March protester.

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ANU research: age of stars could unlock secrets of the universe

Larissa Nicholson Discovering the age of stars using a new technique may help build a much better understanding of the history of the universe, a Canberra scientist says.

NDIS eligibility rules may deny hundreds help, says advocate Ian Rentsch

Mental Health Community Coalition ACT head, Ian Rentsch.

Larissa Nicholson Hundreds of mentally ill Canberrans may struggle to access their entitlements under the NDIS, advocates say.

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Vital to check blood pressure and cholesterol

Larissa Nicholson Public servant Jeannie Southgate was travelling through eastern Europe nearly two years ago when she sought medical treatment for a severe headache.

Earth Hour focuses on preventing reef madness

Artist Jorge Pujol of Hervey Bay who has designed the lighting of 3600 candles for Earth Hour at Federation Mall, and Rachel Lynskey of Ainslie, Scott Walker of Campbell, Nivi Nair of Aranda and Jill Byrnes of Hervey Bay who will be taking part in Earth Hour.

Larissa Nicholson More than 3500 candles will light up the lawns of Parliament House on Saturday evening in a call for action on climate change.

Top thinkers entered into Australian Academy of Science

Larissa Nicholson A self-described "discovery-junkie" with a passion for biodiversity will take his place among Australia's scientific elite this May.

Heart disease remains number one Australian killer

Larissa Nicholson Heart disease continues to kill far more Australians than any other cause, according to new statistics released on Tuesday.

Yass students forced to travel to ACT as Mt Carmel closes


Katharyn Brine, Karan Gabriel and Larissa Nicholson Yass students will be given priority enrolment at schools in Canberra's north next year after the town's local Catholic secondary school closes.

Natural bleach kick-started life on earth: researcher


Larissa Nicholson Natural bleach may have been responsible for kick starting life on earth, a Canberra researcher says.

After 30 years of near-misses ex-farmer takes out sheep dog trials

Larissa Nicholson Victory was 30 years in the making for Laurie Slater at the 2014 National Sheep Dog Trials.

Lisa Scharoun's rainbow vaccination reminder wins Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation award

Dr Lisa Scharoun, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Canberra.

Larissa Nicholson Using colourful design to remind parents to vaccinate their children has won a Canberra academic world recognition.

Neighbour runs over baby boy

Victoria Police.

Jil Hogan, Larissa Nicholson A nine-month-old boy is in hospital after being run over in a neighbour's driveway in Merimbula.

Man dies in Hindmarsh Drive crash

Police Car, with Siren and lights, Cops, Emergencies, Generic

Larissa Nicholson Canberra records its third road fatality in 2014.

University of Canberra Students' Association hands back Arscott House

University of Canberra.

Larissa Nicholson The University of Canberra said the move will not affect student residents.