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Canberra captured through the lens

Canberra's best hot cross buns

Rachi Perera and Natasha Rudra search for the hottest buns in town.

Hungry Buddha

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Photos from Hungry Buddha restaurant in Curtin. Review by Natasha Rudra.

The threat of Carp

Senior fisheries technician Prue McGuffie of NSW Department of Primary Industries uses a specialised fishing boat on the Upper Murrumbidgee River outfitted with electro-fishing apparatus in an attempt to tackle the threat of Carp on the endangered native fish species.Click for more photos

News NSW Department of Primary Industries use a specialised fishing boat on the Upper Murrumbidgee River outfitted with electro-fishing apparatus in an attempt to tackle the threat of Carp.

Emma Carey's brush with death

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Canberra's Emma Carey, 21, is lucky to be alive - and walking - after a freak sky-diving accident in the Swiss Alps.

Vandalised Islamic Centre

The President of the Canberra Islamic centre Azra Khan outside the vandalized library.Click for more photos

ACT policing investigate the Canberra Islamic centre in Monash after it was found vandalised on Sunday.

Rally for Refugees at Garema Place

Break the Silence: Rally for Refugees at Garema Place.Click for more photos

A large crowd gathered in Garema Place for a Rally for Refugees.

Jane Austen Festival Australia

Socials.  [for Tue 14th]  Jane Austen Festival Australia at University House.  from left Emma Fielder from Cook, Mary Sietsma from Dickson, Karen Hubbard from Charnwood and Tanya Kavanagh from Giralang. 13 April 014  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey ChanClick for more photos

Jane Austen and Napoleonic fans visit Canberra.

Canberra Marathon 2014

The start of the Marathon.
Wheelchair athlete, Richard Nicholson at the start line, ahead of the
runners.Click for more photos

Scenes from the Canberra Marathon 2014, Day Two

CBR Brave vs Newcastle

Australian Ice Hockey League CBR Brave Vs Newcastle North Stars at Phillip Ice Skating Centre.Click for more photos

Australian Ice Hockey League: CBR Brave take on Newcastle North Stars at Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Rugby Easts Vs Gungahlin

Easts player Matt Giugni puts down the ball.Click for more photos

The Rugby Easts take on Gungahlin at Griffith Oval

AFL: GWS vs Western Bulldogs at Manuka Oval

Greater Western Sydney player Adam Kennedy, centre, is congratulated by his team mates after kicking a goal.Click for more photos

Scenes from GWS vs Western Bulldogs match at Manuka Oval

Canberra Raiders vs Newcastle Knights

Raiders player, Jack Wighton,  gets a kick away.Click for more photos

Scenes from the Canberra Raiders taking on the Newcastle Knights, the Raiders were defeated 26-12

Australian Running Festival in Canberra 2014

Australian Running Festival.Click for more photos

Crowds gather for the Australian Running Festival in Canberra.

Snowy Hydro shots by Bryce England

Rainbow at the SouthCare base. 7/10/13Click for more photos

Snowy Hydro shots by Bryce England.

Super Rugby: Brumbies vs Reds

Joe Tomane of the Brumbies scores a try.Click for more photos

The Brumbies take on the Reds in round nine Super Rugby at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.

Fire in Raw Street in Farrer on Friday night.

ACT Fire and Rescue at the scene of a house fire in Raw Place in Farrer on Friday night.Click for more photos

ACT Fire and Rescue at the scene of a house fire in Raw Street in Farrer on Friday night.

Traffic mayhem at Telopea Park School

Traffic mayhem during school drop off times on New South Wales Crescent in Barton for Telopea Park School.Click for more photos

Traffic mayhem during school drop off times on New South Wales Crescent in Barton for Telopea Park School.

NEAFL: Queanbeyan vs Sydney Uni

Liam Greenwell  of Queanbeyan and Monty Krochmal of Sydney Uni during the game at Dairy Farmers Park.Click for more photos

NEAFL: Queanbeyan vs Sydney Uni at Dairy Farmers Park.

Canberra Airport open day

News
Tony Goad and son Thomas, 6 look at the F35  at the Canberra Airport open day
The Canberra Times
06 April 2014
Photo Jay CronanClick for more photos

Canberra Airport opened its doors to the public on Sunday, April 6, with over 20,000 people taking a look.

Ainslie vs Redlands

News
Ash Harris of Ainslie during the game against Redland at Ainslie football oval.
The Canberra Times
05 April 2014
Photo Jay CronanClick for more photos

Ainslie Football Club take on the Redlands in the NEAFL at Ainslie Oval.

Seeing MS: app helps sufferers share realities of disease

Seeing MS uses smartphone technology to visualise an unseen disease.Click for more photos

Seeing MS is a global photographic project which saw nine photographers depict a symptom of multiple sclerosis in a single image.

LEGO House in Turner

Lego fanatics Charlie Bigg-Wither and his son Ted (9) at their home in Turner.Click for more photos

Charlie Bigg-Wither and his son Ted are fanatical about LEGO

Canberra and Yarralumla nursery circa 1913

Charles WestonClick for more photos

Images of Canberra, and the building of Yarralumnla nursery from around 1913.

ACT Brumbies v Auckland Blues

Pat McCabe scores an early try.Click for more photos

ACT Brumbies v Auckland Blues at GIO Stadium in Canberra.

104.7's $100,000 basketball competition

News
Geoff Graham of Mawson takes a half court basket ball shot for $100000 at the AIS arena 
The Canberra times
4 April 2014
Photo jay cronanClick for more photos

There was 104 people in contention for the chance to win $100,000 by sinking a shot from the centre line of a basketball - and it all came down to Geoff Graham.

Tathra fatal shark attack

At Tathras Beach, on the NSW far south coast, where a woman has been killed in a shark attack. Photo: Ben Smyth, Bega District News. Click for more photos

At Tathra Beach, on the NSW far south coast, where Christine Armstrong was fatally attacked by a shark on April 3.

A Preview of the QT Hotel

Preview of the QT Lounge on the 15th floor of the QT Hotel that will be opening on Budget nightClick for more photos

The former Rydges Lakeside hotel has been transformed into the soon-to-be-unveiled QT Hotel.

Artists transform PM's suite

Behind the scenes: Curator Gabrielle Edwards, director Daryl Karp and Kate Conner at the Beyond the Veneer exhibition at Old Parliament House.Click for more photos

Canberra artists have created works for Beyond the Veneer: A Fresh Look at the Prime Minister’s Suite.

Indie Rose Taurima's Fundraiser

Icing of 6,000 cupcakes by APF member Danielle Beckett.Click for more photos

6000 cupcakes were iced at Western Basement by APF members under the supervision of the Jazz Apple café.

Raiders v Rabbitohs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 30:  Dane Tilse of the Raiders celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during the round four NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on March 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)Click for more photos

South Sydney Rabbitohs take on the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium, March 30.

Auto Italia revs up in Canberra

The boys couldn't resist this 1974 Alfa Romeo Montreal. It is considered one of the most beautiful automotive designs ever.Click for more photos

Some of the vehicles on display at Canberra's annual Auto Italia, a celebration and display of Italian automotive machinery.

Queanbeyan v Wests in Douglas Cup final

Sport. The Douglas Cup cricket final at Manuka Oval between Queanbeyan and Wests. After no play on Friday, play got under way on Saturday morning. Wests batsman, Matthew Condon, in action. March 29th. 2014 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.Click for more photos

Queanbeyan take on Wests in the Douglas Cup final at Manuka Oval.

NEAFL Ainslie v Sydney Hills

Nick Salter  of Ainslie football club celebrates kicking a goal in the game against the the Sydney Hills Eagles at Ainslie football ground.Click for more photos

Ainslie Football Club take on the Sydney Hills Eagles in the NEAFL at Ainslie Football Ground.

ACT Rural Fire Service volunteers in training

A fire is started in hay for the volunteers to extinguish.Click for more photos

Rookie ACT Rural Fire Service volunteers undergo a practical skills session to complete their training in Hume.

Relay For Life

Jasmin Poels and Claire Friend at the Relay for Life at the AIS.Click for more photos

Crowds gather to support the Cancer Council's Relay For Life at the AIS.

CIT's paper house

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First year design students have constructed a house entirely from paper.

Jamie Oliver visits Canberra

News: Chef Jamie Oliver visits his Canberra restaurant Jamie's Italian. Jamie Oliver is interviewed by journalist Kirsten Lawson. 28th of March 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Katherine GriffithsClick for more photos

Jamie Oliver visits Canberra, speaking exclusively to Canberra Times reporter Kirsten Lawson and meeting excited staff.

Brumbies vs Rebels

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 28: Nick White of the Brumbies is tackled by Nic Stirzaker of the Rebels during the round seven Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Brumbies at AAMI Park on March 28, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)Click for more photos

Round seven Super Rugby match between the Rebels and Brumbies.

The Guardians of Style

Claudie Tetreault of Queanbeyan and Lizzie Wagner Kingston.Click for more photos

The Guardians of Style present Autumn/Winter new season fashions at the Canberra Centre.

Re-enactment of sacred funerary rite

NEWS: Central arnhem, East arnhem and West arnhem dancers perform at Reconciliation Place as part of the  re-enactment of the lorrkkon ceremony. .  25th March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.Click for more photos

A re-enactment of the sacred funerary rite and bone ceremony, or lorrkkon, for Bunitj elder Bill Neidjie OAM at Reconciliation Place in Canberra.

School lockdown

Red Hill Primary was placed in lockdownClick for more photos

Confusion reigned in south Canberra on Tuesday as several schools were put in lockdown while police investigated claims of an armed man in the area.

Sheffield Shield final - day three

WA batsman, Mitch Marsh was 92 not out at the end of the WA first innings.Click for more photos

Sheffield Shield final, day three, at Manuka Oval between NSW and WA.

Raiders v Titans at Canberra Stadium

SPORT:  Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans match at Canberra Stadium. Raiders player Terry Campese react after loosing the match. 23rd March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.Click for more photos

Canberra Raiders v Gold Coast Titans at Canberra Stadium, March 23.

Brumbies vs Stormers match

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Scenes from the Brumbies vs the Stormers at Canberra Stadium on Saturday

Sheffield Shield Final - day two

Sheffield Shield final, day two, at Manuka Oval between WA and NSW. NSW batsman, Moises Henriques, reaches 100.Click for more photos

Sheffield Shield final, day two, at Manuka Oval between WA and NSW

Heritage cottage

Heritage-listed cottage on Cotter Road former resident Robyn Vest reflects on her childhood in the cottage.Click for more photos

ACT heritage home at Weston Creek that has been preserved from the surrounding development.

Sheffield Shield - day one

NSW opener Ryan Carterson his way to 72 runs before being caught behind just before tea.Click for more photos

Sheffield Shield final at Manuka Oval, day one, between NSW and WA.

Fashfest fabric

Designer Pip Morgan of Braddon Tailors will be showcasing its collection in this years Fashfest.Click for more photos

Designer Pip Morgan of Braddon Tailors will be showcasing its collection in this years Fashfest.

Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

Andrew 2013
Andrew M. LanceClick for more photos

Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

Molly

FOOD AND WINE: A new bar in the city called Click for more photos

A new bar in the city called "Molly".

Fyshwick childhood centre's Café outing

Fyshwick childhood centre's Estella Nitschke and Chaela Byrne go to Buzz Caf?Click for more photos

Fyshwick childhood centre's outing at Buzz Café

50th anniversary of Deep Space Network

To mark 50th anniversary of Deep Space Network, the head of NASA Mr Charles Bolden visits the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Tidbinbilla.Click for more photos

To mark 50th anniversary of Deep Space Network, the head of NASA, Mr Charles Bolden visits the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Tidbinbilla.

March In March Canberra

Canberra protestClick for more photos

Scenes from March in March rally in front of Parliament House in Canberra.

Boundless National Children’s Playground

Boundless project director Franco Frino, front, tries out play equipmentClick for more photos

The first phase of Canberra’s Boundless National Children’s Playground should be ready by mid year.

National Capital Horse Trials

Canberra Horse Trails 2014 at Equestrian Park,
Yarralumla.Click for more photos

National Capital Horse Trials at Equestrian Park, Yarralumla.

National Portrait Gallery's new director

National Portrait Gallery director Angus Trumble talk the New Director Reflects at the National Portrait Gallery.Click for more photos

New National Portrait Gallery director Angus Trumble reflects at the National Portrait Gallery.

NRL: Knights v Raiders

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 16:  Edrick Lee of the Raiders celebrates a try with team mates during the round two NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Canberra Raiders at Hunter Stadium on March 16, 2014 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)Click for more photos

Canberra notched its first win of the Ricky Stuart era, downing Newcastle 26-20 at Hunter Stadium.

Swimming ACT Championships

Bonnie Zhang from Aranda with her gold medal.Click for more photos

The Swimming ACT Championships at the AIS.

AFL: Swans v Giants

AFL. GWS Giants vs Sydney Swans. Spotless Stadium. 
Sahne Mumford and Muke Pyke battle in the ruck
Saturday 15th March, 2014
Photos: Anthony JohnsonClick for more photos

The AFL battle of Sydney took place tonight at Sydney Olympic Park for the first time. All pictures by Anthony Johnson. Follow us at http://twitter.com/photosSMH.

Super Rugby: Brumbies vs Waratahs

Peter Betham of the Waratahs is tackled.Click for more photos

Round 5, Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and Waratahs.

Art Not Apart Festival Canberra

Marianne Metters from Dickson with one of her puppets at her Puppetoodle stall during the Art Not Apart Festival at New Acton.Click for more photos

Art Not Apart Festival at New Acton.

Skyfire 2014

At 6 pm the crowd is building as the sun came out.Click for more photos

Skyfire 2014 through the eyes of Canberra Times photographer, Graham Tidy.

Calvary Birth Centre

Celeste Dalwood of Dunlop was the first mother to use the new facilities, giving birth to her two-day old baby girl Lyla.Click for more photos

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher officially opens the Calvary Birth Centre.

Canberra Stamp Show

The 2014 Canberra Stamp Show at the Hellenic Club, Woden. One of the hundreds of exhibits on display.Click for more photos

The 2014 Canberra Stamp Show at the Hellenic Club, Woden has hundreds of exhibits on display.

The Rolls Royce Silver Ghost (1910) unveiled

News.  Ian Irwin from Flynn in his 1910 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, he has spent 32 years restoring the car and it is still a work in progress.  6 March 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey ChanClick for more photos

Ian Irwin's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost (1910). He has spent 32 years restoring the car and it is still a work in progressIn

Fire at Weston cafe

Fire overnight at a cafe in Brierly street, Weston.Click for more photos

Fire crews and police investigate a fire in a cafe in Brierly street, Weston.

QT Hotel comes to Canberra

The Rydges Hotel Lakeside is being rebranded and refurbished to launch as QT Canberra later in the year. New head chef, Carlos Saslazar in part of the new kitchen.Click for more photos

Rydges Lakeside is being rebranded as QT Hotel.

Biologist Linda Raynor in the field

Biologist Dr Linda Rayor in the field at Mount Ainslie collecting Huntsman Spiders to study their social behaviours.Click for more photos

Biologist Dr Linda Rayor in the field at Mount Ainslie collecting Huntsman Spiders to study their social behaviours.

Canberra's Record Breaking Hang Glider

Hang-glider and Canberra public servant Kari Roberson has set an Australian women's record for time in the air, landing 297km away from her take-off point.?Click for more photos

Kari Roberson has set an Australian women's record for time in the air, landing 297km away from her take-off point.

Parrot down at Balloon Spectacular

Peg leg PeteClick for more photos

Peg Leg Pete's landing on Gungahlin Drive on Monday, March 10.

Racing: Black Opal Stakes 2014 Canberra

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy winner of the Canberra Cup with horse Jacquinot Bay.Click for more photos

Black Opal Stakes 2014 at Thoroughbred Park.

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Autumn Photo Comp

A selection of entries received so far for the 2014 competition.

Flashback Galleries

Canberra Airport

A look at what the airport was like in yesteryear.

Protests in Canberra

Canberra can draw quite the crowd when it comes to rallies.

Civic Merry-go-round

A look back at Civic's historic Merry-go-round.

Skyfire

Revisit Skyfire over the years.

Canberra Day celebrations

A look back at how Canberrans have celebrated Canberra Day.

School dress up day

How Canberra kids have done school dress up day.

Canberra Show

It's that time of year again when the Royal Show rolls into town.

Valentine's Day

Photos from Valentine's Day in Canberra over the years.

Multicultural Festival

A look back at the Multicultural Festival in years gone by.

Back to school

Back to school photos from the Canberra Times photo archives.

Australia Day

Flashback Friday - Canberra celebrates Australia Day.

Canberrans cool off

Flashback Friday- Canberrans cool off in Summer.

Canberra on the coast

We look back over the years at Canberra spending summer holidays on the coast.

Classic Summernats

Classic pics from Canberra's Summernats.

New Year's celebrations

New Year's celebrations in the capital.

Canberra at Christmas

Classic Canberra Christmas moments.

Canberra Santas

Canberra Santas over the years.

Old Parliament House

A look back at Old Parliament House.

Cinemas and drive-ins

Cinemas and drive-ins in Canberra.

Epic moustaches

Amazing Canberra moustaches throughout the ages.

The Birdman Rally

A look back at The Birdman Rally.

Food and Wine frolic

Flashback Friday- Before Beer Week we had the food and wine frolic.

Sunday in the Park

Flashback Friday- grown ups enjoying Sunday in the Park.

45 years at UC

Flashback Friday - 45 years of fun at the Uni of Canberra.


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