Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Canberra Day festivities have something for everyone

Drum Circle drummers Adam Swoboda, Mory Traore, Lance Radus

Megan Doherty Canberra Day organisers have one-tenth the budget of last year's event, Canberrans will still enjoy a host of activities this year.

Logo designers seek people ready to take CBR to the world

CBR Logo.

Megan Doherty Canberrans are being urged to saturate social media with the logo and hashtag.

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Who do Canberrans trust? Here's a strong hint, LOL

Cockatoos at floriade. Floriade was chosen as Canberra's favourite event.

Megan Doherty Club Lime is totes the most trusted brand in Canberra, according to a new online survey.

Face of Canberra Racing finalists ready for last push

Sophie Phelan, 21, of Wanniassa,  Stephanie Davies, 19, of Barton,  and Nada Ninchich, 21, of Belconnen are 3 of the 10 finalists for Face of Racing competition.

Megan Doherty An aspiring doctor, a radio presenter and a young fashionista are in the running to be this year's face of Canberra Racing.

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Lisa’s loving the rollercoaster

Canberra Times - News - 2014 February 19
Former 106.3 breakfast presenter Lisa Ridgely and her new bub Lachlan Box
Photo Elesa Kurtz

Megan Doherty Private Capital: Popular former radio presenter Lisa Ridgley is revelling in first-time motherhood at the age of 41.

Lisa Ridgley revelling in first-time motherhood

Megan Doherty Popular former radio presenter Lisa Ridgley is revelling in first-time motherhood at the age of 41.

From Canberra to couture: Mia Wasikowska is in Vogue

Mia Wasikowska- pic courtesy of Vogue Australia.


Megan Doherty Former Canberra schoolgirl Mia Wasikowska is looking stunning on the cover of the latest issue of Vogue Australia.

Sculptor Geoff Farquhar-Still enlists community help for time capsule

Geoff Farquhar-Still in his studio working on the time capsule which will be unveiled on City Hill on the 11th of March.

Megan Doherty A community of artists is shaping the large sculpture that will hold the Canberra Centenary time capsule on City Hill.

Tributes for ALP stalwart and 'hilarious heckler' Brendon Morrison

Tributes are flowing for 'hilarious heckler' Brendon Morrison who died in Canberra Hospital on Monday.

Megan Doherty He was known by generations of Canberrans for dressing up as Santa every Christmas and driving around the suburbs in his ute to shower delighted children with lollies.

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Enlighten festival: Come paint the town red and blue and ...

The Electric Canvas projection designer and technical director Peter Milne who fresh from working on the opening ceremony off the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Megan Doherty Fresh - well, just a little exhausted - from his role as director of projection at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Peter Milne is now turning his attention to the ever-popular...

Tragic death helped improve quality of life for many

Kyall Green who died in a car accident in Canberra in January 2013.

Megan Doherty Amid the maelstrom of emotion that followed the death of young Higgins man Kyall Green in a car accident last year was a searing moment of clarity.

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Myer ambassador Kris Smith joins Black Opal Fashions on the Field judging panel

Kris Smith

Megan Doherty In a coup for Thoroughbred Park, Myer Ambassador Kris Smith will be joining the judging panel for this year’s fashions on the field at the Black Opal Stakes on March 9.

Color Run heads to Canberra

The Color Run.

Megan Doherty Organisers of the Swisse Color Run around the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin on Sunday say within two hours of the event people won't even know it's been there.

Canberra time capsule sealed for a century

News: Artist Geoff Farquhar-Still is putting together a time capsule of Canberra and will bury the capsule on City Hill. The capsule will contain objects such as an ACT number plate, the skywhale 'toe', sculpture head of King O'Malley, Canberra centenary coin and other objects. Artist with skywhale toe. 13th of February 2014, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Megan Doherty So what would you put in a time capsule to capture Canberra in 2013?

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Comedian Greg Fleet gets serious with zombie film

Greg Fleet on the set of

Megan Doherty Greg Fleet may be starring in a Canberra film about flesh-eating zombies but he's also enjoyed dining in some of the national capital's restaurants.

Valentine's Day brings out romance in Canberra

Cathy and Ben Crowley

Megan Doherty So this is love - from extravagant, rose-tinged gestures to a simple holding of hands.

Work begins on $10m Bowen Place underpass

An artist's impression of Bowen Place.

Megan Doherty Work has finally started on a new $10 million underpass for Bowen Place in Parkes near Lake Burley Griffin to give safer passage to pedestrians and cyclists.

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Lake Burley Griffin levels drop

Lake Burley Griffin low water levels.

Megan Doherty Government House, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and Yarralumla Nursery have all been asked to reduce the amount of water they extract from Lake Burley Griffin for irrigation as the lake...

Milliner's skills top-notch as glory days revisited

Irmgard Grady of Tracey Lord Hats (right) with the winner of the best hat at the first fashions on the field in 1968 Patricia Murphy.

Megan Doherty Patricia Murphy, an elegant 73-year-old mother of eight, took out her lace-edged handkerchief and wiped her eyes.

Celebrities tour Canberra: Hugh Laurie and Lisa Marie Presley to tour in 2014

Megan Doherty and Sally Pryor Some big Hollywood names are headed to Canberra in the coming months.