Ginninderry residents and the broader community will soon get to immerse themselves in even more of their natural surroundings thanks to the first walking track in the Ginninderry Conservation Corridor.
It was one large step for the Strathnairn Charity House but an even bigger leap for women in the building industry when JAG Pumping and Boral Concrete poured the charity house’s structural slab last week, setting the literal foundation for this ambitious and exciting project.
For the Ginninderra valley kids back in the 1940’s, getting to school was a daily adventure that involved stow away ducklings, trading valuables such as catapults, and sometimes getting bogged.
After raising five children and working in the media and arts sector, Jenny Blake finally had the opportunity to pursue her art practice. Making up for lost time, she has managed to complete a Diploma of Visual Arts from the Canberra Institution of Technology, exhibited her work in seven group shows and eight solo shows, submitted works for the prestigious Archibald Prize, secured a place as an artist in residence at the Straithnairn Arts Precinct and exhibited works as part of the GX Art Trail within the Ginninderry Display Village.
It may come as no surprise to hear that women are underrepresented in the construction industry, but when you actually look at the stats, the figures are still quite staggering.
Whether you are a seasoned angler or new to fishing, Canberra offers a great variety of fishing opportunities, styles and locations. Contrary to popular belief, Yellowbelly, Murray Cod, Trout, Redfin, Carp and a handful of endangered fish are all present within 50kms of Parliament House.
Our world is rapidly changing, and so are the needs and demands of our population. The development of new suburbs provides the opportunity to pave the way for a better future: one that embraces cutting-edge innovations, technologies and ways of thinking to create more connected, sustainable and healthier communities.
The days are shorter, the leaves are falling off the trees, and the temperature is gradually sneaking its way down, which can only mean one thing: winter is on its way.
Just under a decade ago, Maree Macgregor’s world was turned upside down in an instant. She had been attempting to get back into the workforce, after taking an extended period off to raise her children (now young adults).
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing" — George Bernard Shaw It is well documented that play—at all ages and levels of ability—enables people to reap a multitude of health, wellbeing, social, cultural and economic rewards.