Welcome to the Spring edition of Essential Living magazine. To help you enjoy our beautiful region, we’ve packed this edition full of local stories and advice as well as the latest news and events. We talk to Tara Costigan Foundation CEO Nadia Pessarossi about the Angel emerging from a tragic story, and give you the inside story on how we work every day to keep your lights on.

Meet Canberra born fashion stylist Fiona Keary and enter our competition to win a personal styling session plus a $500 shopping voucher. We also have a unique glamping escape to the Clyde River up for grabs and 10 family passes to the 2018 ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show.

Check out our events page for fun for you and the family.

Inside this issue


Tara’s Angel is saving lives

We chat to Tara Costigan Foundation CEO Nadia Pessarossi about the initial success of the Tara’s Angels program.

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Keeping the lights on

Ever wondered what happens when the power goes out? We chat with ActewAGL’s Clinton McAlister to find out.

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Liberate your style this summer

Local fashion stylist Fiona Keary gives some fashion tips that will help you liberate your style this summer.

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Time to escape

Find out about glamping on the Clyde River at The Escape.

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Mocktail recipes

Mix these refreshing drinks to add some flavour to your next party.

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Reduce energy costs with these hot offers

The Energy Shop has some great deals to help keep you warm.

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