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July 20, 2021

Memories of the old school bus

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.

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July 12, 2021

Artist Profile: Jenny Blake

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.

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June 11, 2021

Suburbia Utopia

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.

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May 27, 2021

Getting her SPARK back

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).

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May 21, 2021

Putting play at the heart of place

“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.

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