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Kangaroo culls – Do we have the right to protest?

By 28 April 2015 12
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Over 2400 kangaroos will be shot this year as part of an ACT government cull - up almost 1000 on last year's numbers. Earlier this week it was revealed that the licence authori...

Why two-up should be legalised

By 28 April 2015 7
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I think gambling is great fun… especially that game so indelibly etched in the Australian psyche: two-up. Yet it has always struck me as an injustice (and a belittling ins...

Best of Canberra – Chai

By 28 April 2015 10
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After last week's wind and rain, it is starting to look like the cold weather is here to stay. I found myself digging out my woollen jumpers and drinking twice as much tea in an ...

Traffic infringement notice scam

By 28 April 2015 3
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The Australian Federal Police has taken to Facebook to warn users of a recent traffic infringement notice scam. According to the AFP, scammers claiming to be police are asking p...

Canberra women rewarded for aspiring ideas

By 28 April 2015
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A social justice radio show, a school holiday music program and a website that aims to increase female sports participation are just a few of the Canberra-based projects that h...

Superhero-themed dance party

By 28 April 2015
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Bring the child in you back to life. Dress up in your favourite superhero costume for a theme dance event. From Captain America to Spider-Man to X-Men to Cat Woman, this not to...

Police investigate suspicious fire in Red Hill

By 27 April 2015
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Investigations are underway after ACT Policing attended a fire in Red Hill yesterday (Sunday, 26 April). ACT Fire and Rescue and police arrived at a unit in Discovery Street aro...

Review: Urban Suburban at CMAG

By 27 April 2015
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The Canberra Museum and Gallery has a major exhibition of local visual arts with the focus on artists' views of life in this city. This is an exhibition of art created in the C...

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Keller Sessions presents Leo Joseph - Sat 9 May at 7 pm

By 28 April 2015
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The versatile Leo Joseph, whose bands Nightless Lovers and Key Grip are amongst the best blues bands Canberra has to offer, will play solo blues piano and guitar (not at the sa...

Griffith Street Party this Saturday!

By 27 April 2015
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The annual Griffith Street Party hosted by M16 Artspace and the Griffith-Narrabundah Community Association will be held again at M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, t...

Tommy Balogh's Stretch Marks of the Universe at Nishi Gallery

By 27 April 2015
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Nishi Gallery Tommy Balogh’s universal expression invites us into the sublime. Stretch Marks of the Universe is an ambitious exhibition of contemporary abstract paintings...

Advertising agency Nation opens Canberra office

By 27 April 2015
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Adelaide-based advertising agency Nation Creative has expanded into Canberra, hiring four local employees and opening an office on Allara Street. Here’s the media release:...

Review: Dinner With Whisky, Hotel Realm

By 27 April 2015 4
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Last week I was invited to attend the DINNER WITH WHISKY event at Hotel Realm, hosted by renowned whisky personality Martine Nouet. Wednesdays are date night in our house, so I...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Thai

By 27 April 2015 6
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Thai food is definitely a favourite of mine and this week’s Taste Off couldn’t have come at a better time. My parents are holidaying in Thailand at the moment and have been sen...

Proportional representation - Xanadu

By 27 April 2015 7
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Anyone see John Warhurst’s article in last week's Crimes? It was on voting reform. He made a number of good points. One was that the report from the Joint Standing Commit...

Serious collision at Dickson over weekend

By 27 April 2015
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ACT Policing attended a serious collision between a pedestrian and a car at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Antill Street in Dickson on Saturday night (25 April). ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 27 April 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Kaleen

By 26 April 2015 1
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the BWS liquor store in Kaleen on Friday night (24 April). About 6.45pm, two men entered the store on Georgina ...

Playground review - Kambah Adventure Park

By 26 April 2015 5
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I have a tendency to forget what a good playground the Adventure Park is in Kambah. Whenever I go there, the kids have a great time and spend so much energy running around the ...

In photos: Anzac Day Dawn Service 2015

By 25 April 2015 22
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For the 120,000 people in attendance at this morning's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, Anzac Day began at around 3am (perhaps even earlier for those keen to get a good...

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