Author: Luke Keioskie

Monaro Mall’s new sweet spot

Could Canberra Centre get any sweeter?  Yes! Details of the next stage of Canberra Centre’s Monaro Mall development have been revealed, with the announcement that luxury South Australian confectioner Haigh’s Chocolate will be opening their first Canberra boutique. Haigh’s Chocolates is Australia’s oldest family-owned chocolate maker, keeping sweet tooths happy since 1915.  They pride themselves on being chocolate ‘bean to bar’ specialists, committed to the art of premium chocolate making sourced from plantations around the world.  Haigh’s produced a mouth-watering 750 tonne of chocolate last year, and the company holds international UTZ certification for ethical and sustainable practices.  The new...

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How you can be a light in the darkness

Today, 35 Australians will be given devastating news.  But in their darkest moment, you can show them they are not alone. Now in its 10th year, the Leukaemia Foundation’s Light the Night is a unique event bringing people together in more than 100 locations across Australia, to raise awareness of blood cancer. Blood cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in our country – it kills more Australians than breast cancer or melanoma. Blood cancer and related disorders can develop in anyone, of any age, at any time. The equivalent of one person every 41 minutes...

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10 things to do this weekend: October 6-8

Thanks to daylight savings, you’ve got an extra hour to get out in Canberra and have a great time.  Here are the top 10 things to do in the nation’s capital this weekend. Capital Collab at NewActon 12.00pm Saturday 7 October Set in the gorgeous surrounds of the inner-city precinct of NewActon, Capital Collab will provide the best of two cities in one location for a fabulous and sophisticated afternoon of wining and dining – perfect for a sunny Saturday afternoon in spring.  The event will showcase what makes Wellington one of the coolest little capitals in the world!...

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Food with a Side Order of Social Conscious

Foodies looking to give something back are invited to a special event that supports the people who feed us. The Fair Food Long Table Lunch on Sunday, October 15 at Contentious Character Vineyard, Wamboin, 30km east of Canberra, offers a spectacular two-course lunch of locally grown and produced food. The Indigenous-themed dining experience is matched with a glass of Contentious’ cool-climate wine, where the swings in the weather in the hills of Canberra create a character that is in contrast to what many expect from an Australian wine. The Fair Food Long Table Lunch also features two of the...

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