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When a Pardon sets a President Free - The Bali 9 Final Plea

At the end of their 72  hours execution notice, in their final hours today, they would have said their last goodbyes to their loved ones. Then in the middle of the night, they would be shackled and taken from their  isolated cell, each of them will be escorted by 5 guards to a  jungle clearing on Nusakambangan Island, Indonesia. 650 more words

Civil Society Issues

Tax talk - save the date!

Let’s talk about tax, baby

Let’s talk about PAYG and me

Let’s talk about all the good things

And the bad things that may be… 85 more words


Lest We Forget

The Australian War Memorial in Canberra has recently overhauled its World War One Galleries, using innovative technology to enhance the experience without sacrificing heritage or succumbing to gimmickry. 17 more words


New Gungahlin Access Canberra shopfront to open

The first redesigned and expanded Canberra Connect facility will open in Gungahlin on Thursday 21 May.

Access Canberra will integrate ACT Government services including Canberra Connect, the Office of Regulatory Services, Environment Protection Agency, Construction and Client Services, Health protection Services (food services); Gaming and Racing, and public unleased land permit. 329 more words


Bistro Nguyen's

I’m not very adventurous when it comes to Vietnamese food, and when I saw the menu at Bistro Nguyen’s, I was overwhelmed by the choice. Whilst my friends had been there before, I hadn’t, so I chose the rare beef pho and young coconut juice as a safe pick. 169 more words


Sunny Afternoon

We managed a bit of sunshine in Canberra while New South Wales was having their horror storms last week.


King Parrots

There are a few times each year where Canberra seems to fill up with a gazillion king parrots. This tree in the garden has been full of them, but because they tend to blend in with their surroundings, it’s hard to get a decent photograph!