Oct 23 2018

ACT schools trailing the nation

ACT schools trailing the nation

Schools in the ACT "trail the nation", says the independent Grattan Institute.Canberra students are at least two to three months behind students nationally in numeracy, reading and writing.

And researchers conclude the underperformance is getting worse.

While the researchers are unambiguous that the ACT is bottom of the list, they said Queensland...

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Oct 23 2018

International students boosting Canberra population

International students boosting Canberra population

Growing numbers of international students helped the ACT record the second-fastest population growth in the nation in the September quarter.The latest Deloitte Access Economic business outlook shows low interest rates and the best federal budget outlook since the global financial crisis also helped the ACT maintain its second-place spot on the...

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Oct 22 2018

Local players on Canberra United team

Local players on Canberra United team

Canberra United has added four local women to the 2019 season. Lauren Keir has joined the top flight team for the first time, while Aoife Colvill, Maddy Whittall and Laura Hughes have all re-signed.

Coach Heather Garriock promised to give locals more opportunities, and says every player earned their spot in the squad....

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Oct 22 2018

Canberra Caps get three from three

 

Canberra Caps get three from three

A white hot Canberra Capitals outfit played their first WNBL home game of the season yesterday to make it three from three, beating Adelaide Lightning 79-75. The win was important after last's year's 13 straight losses after two initial victories.

The Caps next play the Melbourne Boomers this Friday night at AIS Arena....

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