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Latest news: Gifts

Santa ‘Claws’ visits National Zoo and Aquarium

Santa ‘Claws’ has come to town early, bringing animals at the National Zoo & Aquarium some delicious, nutritious, and entertaining presents. Earlier this morning, Friday 23 December, the residents of the otter, bear,...

Pets as presents? Not the best idea, says RSPCA ACT

Are you thinking that an adorable ball of fur would make the perfect present under the tree this year? The RSPCA ACT says gifting yourself a fluffy, feathered, or scaley friend can be okay if you are ready for a new family member but strongly advise against choosing one for friends and relatives.

Buy local Christmas gift guide: Canberra homewares

From world-class Scott Leggo photographic prints in Kingston to handcrafted Italian Deruta pottery from Paradiso Ceramics in Crookwell, here’s CWs gift guide to spoiling your family and friends, locally.

WWTA: Valentine’s Day gift guide

Personalised Pearls Australian Vogue’s recent article Are personalised pearls the next frontier in jewellery? said that thanks to fast-fashion and microtrends obliterating the 20-year trend cycle, people will be giving a big “no...

The history of intimate apparel laid bare

A material culture historian at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) looked at women’s clothing throughout history for insights into their sexuality and societal identity.

Sustainable gifting: good for the planet

It was a sad day when we realised glitter wasn’t good for the planet and maybe we should let go of the traditional Christmas paper. But never fear, there is so much...

Mother’s Day gifting: Top 10 gifts for mum

Canberra Daily fashion & beauty editor LIbby Kimber has put together a Mother's Day gifting guide with 10 perfect gifts for the best mum in the world. More stories: Winter bloomThe best eyeliners to...

As Nature Intended serving up hampers full of happiness

As well as tasty takeaway options, As Nature Intended organic and wholefood café is offering customers a range of healthy hampers filled to the brim with organic wholefoods.

Mother’s Day gifting and supporting local made easy with Handmade

Canberra's beloved Handmade Market returns this Sunday 26 April 9am-9pm with a virtual shopping extravaganza for all your Mother’s Day gifting requirements.

V Day gifting for someone special

Find the perfect gift for your perfect person! For more: Science-based skincareLong weekender