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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014
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Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 9
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Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014
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Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 1

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014
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The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

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Australia's largest solar farm opens in the ACT

By 2 September 2014

Canberra is a step closer to meeting its 90% renewable energy target with the official opening tomorrow of the 20MW FRV Royalla solar farm by Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell. The facility is the first large-scale solar farm connected to the national electricity market and is an impor...

Man to face court over bike thefts

By 2 September 2014

A 40-year-old Higgins man will face the ACT Magistrates Court next month over the thefts of a number of bicycles. Police will allege the man stole three bicycles on separate occasions since May this year. One of the bikes was stolen from outside Westfield Belconnen, and the other two from Acton. ...

Mr Fluffy - Where are the Feds?

By 2 September 2014 5
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I have noticed in the media lately that there is unfair criticism of the Chief Minister in this saga. Everyone in Canberra has sympathy for those poor folks who are being di...

Love is in the air

By 2 September 2014 10
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Love is in the fresh, spring Canberra air and lovelocks are being latched. Lovelocks are essentially a regular padlock, often engraved with the name or initials of a couple ...

Superstructure for the Super Sized

By 2 September 2014 4
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I took part in a panel discussion Friday on Channel 9 Mornings where one of the topics that provoked a strong reaction was the decision by Canberra Hospital to include reinforc...

Fringe Festival producer announced

By 1 September 2014 1

Local artist Chenoeh Miller will be the producer of the 2015 fringe festival, to be held in conjunction with the National Multicultural Festival, Minister for the Arts Joy Burch said today. Ms Miller was chosen by an independent panel of peers after Ms Burch called for expressions of interest in...

Water leak at Barton building

By 1 September 2014

Firefighters have evacuated approximately 200 workers as a precaution from Pharmacy House, National Circuit and Brisbane Ave, Barton, following a water leak on the top floor. Crews were alerted to the water leak in the Plant Room following an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 1.03pm. The lea...

Commencement of Information Privacy Act

By 1 September 2014

The Information Privacy Act 2014 commenced today, bringing into place a new system for protecting privacy in the ACT. The Act promotes the protection of individual privacy by regulating the handling and management of personal information by ACT public sector agencies. “It requires agencies...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

Studio Underground - Canberra Youth Theatre (Review)

By 1 September 2014
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Appropriately enough for a night of secret theatre when I got my ticket I was also given a password that would grant me entrance to the performance: "poke, email, tweet."  So ...

What's for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 4
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You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Double pass to see 360 on Wednesday night

By 1 September 2014 12

We've got a double pass to see 360 at the University of Canberra on Wednesday 3rd of September. To enter, tell us the name of his latest album in the comments section below. We'll let the winner know tomorrow morning....

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