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Bernie Ryan

Bernie Ryan

Vinyls are cool again! Kingston store grows to meet demand

If you were a music lover between the 1960’s and 1990’s, you may remember the excitement of peeling that thin plastic layer from the outside of your favourite artist’s vinyl record in a pre-internet era.

What you should know about the World Health Organization’s plans for you this May

Most Australians are likely unaware of the proposed new World Health Organization’s (WHO) Pandemic Treaty or the 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR) Amendments which are currently being discussed in Geneva and will be voted upon, on their behalf, in the week of 27 May this year.

Peter Gordon leaves a lasting legacy at Hands Across Canberra

Last week, founding member and CEO since 2010 of community foundation Hands Across Canberra, Mr Peter Gordon handed the CEO baton to former founding Region Group Editor and former ABC presenter Genevieve Jacobs.

Could you be the next Canberra Innovation Grant recipient?

When a new product or service hits the market, many of us kick ourselves in a “Why didn’t I think of that?” moment. Interestingly, most of us do come up with some great ideas, yet simply don’t know how to navigate them from out of our heads and into reality.

Are you a Fearless Canberra Woman?

Local registered nurse Nadine recalls not having a strong female mentor growing up. So, when she came across a social media post last year from Fearless Women, which invited Canberra women to become what she had always wished for herself, Nadine didn’t hesitate.

Prisoners Aid ACT: the charity we never want to need, but just might

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ most recent Prisoners in Australia report, as at June 2022, 77 per cent of the ACT’s then 381 prisoners had already served at least one prior prison term.

Whose Voices will be heard on 14 October?

One of the most significant drivers of wider community support for the Voice referendum is the belief that both the Uluru statement from the heart and the Voice are overwhelmingly supported by 80 per cent of Australia’s First Nations Peoples. Does this figure stack up? Bernie Ryan investigates.

Local man seizes victory in 2023 NY Product Design Awards

Local man Matt Berry-Smith of Coolcardie Coolers won Silver at the New York Product Design Awards for his environmentally friendly, corrugated cardboard drink cooler.

Canberra hosts birthday party for heroic Digger, Keith Payne VC

Canberra hosted a 90th birthday party for Victoria Cross recipient and Vietnam veteran, Keith Payne, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Australia’s withdrawal from the Vietnam War.

Put your money where your mouth is: the future of cash is in our hands

With the wave of a device, card, or a few keystrokes, could we be unwittingly sending a message that we no longer need or want our cash? Bernie Ryan report.

Misinformed? Why Aussie doctors are rejecting Labor’s online censorship Bill

According to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts, “Misinformation and disinformation pose a threat to the safety and wellbeing of Australians, as well as to our democracy, society and economy”.