Dindemic: Canberra - Australian Capital Territory - Australia

By dindemic // October 3 2017 // 0 comment
New exhibition brings to light rarely seen images of Canberra after 90 years Released 30/09/2017Minister for the Arts and Community Events, Gordon Ramsay, has officially opened Eirene Mort: a livelihood at the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG).This year marks the 40th anniversary of Eirene Mort’s passing at the age of 98; a fitting time to consider her life and work.

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By dindemic // October 3 2017 // 0 comment
Statement on Justice Gallop AM QC RFD Released 03/10/2017On behalf of the ACT Government, I wish to pay my respects to Justice John Gallop AM QC RFD. Justice Gallop became a judge of the ACT Supreme Court in 1982 and retired in July 2000 on his 70th birthday.

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By dindemic // October 3 2017 // 0 comment
Showcasing the UC Caps like never before Released 03/10/2017Showcasing the UC Caps like never beforeA new basketball court at the National Convention Centre will bring elite sport into the city’s heart for the first time, starting this Friday night!The University of Canberra Capitals are our most successful women’s sporting team, with a proud history of success and a record of producing some of Australia’s finest basketballers.This Friday night, the UC Capitals will take to their new home court in the National Convention Centre for the very first time.

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By dindemic // October 3 2017 // 0 comment
Take a virtual tour of Gungahlin’s new bus station and shared zone Released 03/10/2017Virtual reality in the Gungahlin Marketplace will reveal a glimpse into the future of the new Gungahlin Bus Station and Hibberson Street shared zone, from today.

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By dindemic // September 28 2017 // 0 comment
Time to nominate Canberra’s inclusion champions (joint media release)Released 28/09/2017Nominations are open for the 2017 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards, recognising individuals and organisations that promote inclusion in Canberra.

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By dindemic // September 28 2017 // 0 comment
Building women’s confidence to return to work Released 28/09/2017Fifteen women have just successfully completed the new Belconnen Return to Work Program for Women, designed to assist women in the Belconnen area to build self-esteem, and the skills and confidence to return to work.The program is a SPARK Ginninderry Training and Employment Initiative funded by the ACT Office for Women and delivered in partnership with the Career Shop.Through workshops, the women learnt invaluable skills to help prepare them for returning to the workforce, including resume writing and applying for jobs, job

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By dindemic // September 27 2017 // 0 comment
ACT public school census shows increase in student numbers Released 27/09/2017Student enrolments in the ACT’s local public schools continue to grow strongly, according to the Canberra Public Schools Census conducted in August.Both our schools and our city are growing.

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By dindemic // September 27 2017 // 0 comment
Historic Calthorpes’ House throws a party Released 27/09/2017A priceless piece of Canberra’s history Calthorpes’ House throws open its doors this weekend to celebrate its 90th Birthday, Minister for the Arts and Community Events Gordon Ramsay announced today.Calthorpes’ House, located in Red Hill, is one of Australia’s most significant heritage assets and is the only known house of the 1920s in Australia to survive in such an intact state.“The house is of exceptional interest because of the contribution it makes to the architectural, social and domestic hist

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By dindemic // September 26 2017 // 0 comment
NT joins the ACT & SA to grow Australian Space Industry Released 25/09/2017Today I joined Northern Territory (NT) Chief Minister Michael Gunner and South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide to commit all three jurisdictions to work together on growing Australia’s astronautical capabilities.As the home of the nation’s space industry leaders such as UNSW Canberra and ANU, Canberra has become Australia’s space capital.

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By dindemic // September 22 2017 // 0 comment
Ensuring casino’s commitment to harm minimisation (joint media release)Released 24/09/2017The ACT Government has today introduced legislation to ensure the Territory has nation-leading harm minimisation for electronic gaming machines in a casino.Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay said the Casino (Electronic Gaming) Bill 2017 would allow the holder of the casino licence in Canberra to acquire gaming machine authorisations under strict conditions, including Australia’s first use of mandatory pre-commitment, lower maximum bets than in clubs and more machines being taken out of circulation

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