Tag: <span>summer</span>

Volunteer fire units prepare for hot, dry summer season in bush capital

Posted December 13, 2015 12:16:21 Right after the 2003 Canberra bushfires claimed 4 lives and destroyed hundreds of residences, a group of volunteers decided to join the frontline to defend the bush capital from future fire risk. Over the previous decade, the Community Fire Unit (CFU) has grown to more than 1,000 members and Canberra…


Pet crematorium owner called to 20 snake bite dog deaths this summer time in ACT

Posted December ten, 2015 21:50:07 External Hyperlink: Tips on snakes in the ACT from Territory and Municipal Services Photo: Brown snakes at Jerrabomberra Wetlands in Canberra. (Supplid: Lyndon Howe) Dog deaths from snake bites are on the rise this year according to the owner of a Canberra pet crematorium, who says she has been known…


Cricket Australia enjoying the success of day-night Tests and planning for more next summer

Posted November 28, 2015 22:59:30 Photo: Nearly 90,000 attended the initial two days of the day-evening Test played below lights at Adelaide Oval. (Getty Pictures: Cameron Spencer) Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has signalled day-night Test matches are set to continue subsequent summer following the early accomplishment of the match below lights at Adelaide…