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Cheap eats Asian Noodle House (Tuggeranong)

By 1 July 2015
asian noodle house laksa

When it comes to value for money, you can do a lot worse than fill up on a big bowl of laksa. It’s cheap, the servings are gigantic and while a great laksa is always preferab...

Why are so many of Canberra’s public memorials out of sight, out of mind?

By 1 July 2015

Over the years I have wondered about the placement of public art and memorials in and around the parliamentary zone. Here are three stories. A couple of months ago the winner of...

Canberra, the age friendly city?

By 30 June 2015 22
Canberra - age friendly city

Slogans can be used or abused. They can encapsulate a moment in time, or they can serve as hollow reductions etched like a skid mark from the suppository of Australian politic...

A pedestrian lane for people using phones? Not a bad idea…

By 30 June 2015 17
man texting while walking

News stories have cropped up in the last few weeks about a university in the United States that has painted bright green lanes on the footpath for runners, walkers, and people ...

Best of Canberra - Pub food

By 30 June 2015 15
beer and burgers at pub

There are three certainties in life – death, taxes and getting a generous, well-priced counter meal at a pub. Steaks, schnitzels, burgers or seafood – whatever your choice, ...

Here’s how to build a green home in Canberra without spending a fortune

By 29 June 2015
Green Homes Australia Canberra display home

If you think building an energy efficient home requires spending big on expensive green materials, building methods and technologies, you might have to think again. Whether ...

147 animals removed from Banks home

By 30 June 2015

RSPCA ACT has removed 147 animals, including cats, dogs and birds, from a family home in Banks. From RSPCA ACT's media release: RSPCA ACT Inspectors attended a house in Ban...

Teen burglars caught red handed

By 30 June 2015 2

ACT Policing has apprehended two offenders attempting a burglary in a home in Kaleen yesterday (29 June). About 10.30am, a 17-year-old teenage boy and 18-year-old woman att...

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Free sausage sizzle tomorrow at Belconnen Community Service open day

By 30 June 2015
belconnen community service

There is such thing as a free lunch, northsiders. Come and meet Belconnen Community Service program managers and staff at tomorrow's open day, and you'll also get to enjoy a fr...

Weekend getaway recommendations

By 30 June 2015

Husband and I are planning a last minute, mid-week getaway. Grateful for any recommendations/ thoughts of what we can see and do. Keen to explore regions around Canberra (ie no...

A shot & a beer – Stand up comedy and live podcast

By 30 June 2015
Jen Carnovale

Half stand-up show, half live podcast recording, A Shot & A Beer is back for the second month with the celebrated and hilarious talent, Jen Carnovale. Look at this quote...

2015 House of the Year revealed at Master Builders Awards

By 29 June 2015 10
2015 MBA House of the Year

A country home built by Canberra business Select Structures has taken out three residential building awards, including House of the Year 2015, at the 25th Master Buil...

Canberra Grammar's Snow Centre wins Project of the Year at Master Builders Aw

By 29 June 2015
2015 MBA Project of the Year

Canberra construction company Construction Control has won Project of the Year at the 25th Master Builders and Cbus Excellence in Building Awards, held in Canberra on ...

What is a police caution and do we have to do anything?

By 29 June 2015 12

My brother was recently pulled over and given a caution from a police officer. We understand that he shouldn't gain any demerit points or get a fine but does anything else hap...

Mick Gentleman to discuss future planning at TCC general meeting

By 29 June 2015 2

Just a quick note to advise Tuggeranong residents that ACT Planning Minister, Mick Gentleman, will be guest speaker at the next Tuggeranong Community Council general meeting on...

Best of Canberra taste off - Local wine

By 29 June 2015 1
Mount Majura 1

I love a good wine tasting any day of the week no questions asked, but this weekend Canberra really turned on the weather and gave us the perfect conditions for a little wine tour ...

Advice on fixing dodgy retaining wall

By 29 June 2015

Fellow Rioters, I am looking for some advice in relation to an issue I have with a well known Canberra Building company. In short, the builder constructed two properties th...

Why we should encourage MLAs to venture beyond Civic Square

By 29 June 2015 12

The 2016 ACT election will be the most significant election since self-government. The increase from 17 MLAs to 25 should mean that our local communities are better represen...

One man's freedom fighter is another man's terrorist

By 29 June 2015 39
Zacky Mallah

Last August I wrote about the application of the political paradigm known as the state of fear. It has been employed by bodies politics and dictators since Persian times, reach...

Where can I find Canberra's highest streets?

By 28 June 2015 15

This is a bit a random I know, but can anyone tell Scentednightgardens which Canberra suburban streets (and respective suburbs) have the highest elevations in Canberra? I...

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