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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Mocan & Green Grout, New Acton

By 22 November 2014
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I've walked past Mocan & Green Grout a lot but always found it way too busy to indulge in a coffee or a meal. This week I was in the area for a meeting and spied a few empty ta...

A Summer Fling

By 21 November 2014
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With these warmer months approaching it's hard not to want to spend most of my time out doors, taking in all the sunshine and warmth before the next Winter comes. It's also ...

Local startup Hardcotton launches Kickstarter campaign to develop world first in 3D printing

By 22 November 2014
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Hello fellow Rioters. Canberra has a record of invention and local tech startup Hardcotton continues to take up this challenge and make an impact in the 3D printing world. ...

Hot air balloon stuck in light fitting

By 22 November 2014

Firefighters are helping to untangle a hot air balloon that is suspended in a light fitting at the Aranda District Playing Fields. Sixteen people were in the basket at the time of the crash. ACT Ambulance Service said nobody was injured. (ESA Media Release)...

Macgregor Primary School Fete on today! 3-7 pm

By 22 November 2014

Come over to Macgregor Primary School in West Belconnen and help us celebrate the school's 40th birthday. We are holding a massive school fete from 3-7 pm with rides, reptiles, live entertainment, a monster raffle (over 45 prizes!), market stalls, a food court, and heaps more including an art sho...

Witnesses sought to collision in Franklin

By 22 November 2014
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ACT Policing is appealing for any witnesses to a single vehicle collision that occurred on Friday, November 7, in Franklin. About 3pm, a blue Holden Astra was driving northbound...

Awards for rising school sports stars

By 21 November 2014
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An Australian footballer from St Clare’s College, an orienteer from Kaleen Primary School and a golfer from Burgmann College are among 10 ACT school students to receive 2014 Scho...

New ways of nursing at Canberra Hospital to improve patient experience

By 21 November 2014

The Chief Minister and Minister for Health Katy Gallagher today announced a suite of initiatives to further improve patient experience at Canberra Hospital and make it easier for nurses to continue to offer excellent care. The new measures include: introducing ‘team nursing’, where nurses sha...

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One of Australia’s most widely adopted Executive MBAs to launch in Canberra

By 19 November 2014
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One of the leading Executive MBA programs in Australia will kick off its February 2015 Canberra intake with an information evening for aspiring leaders on 25 November 2014. ...

7.30 ACT – what to expect from tonight’s program

By 21 November 2014 5
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7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday November 21st The Calverts and Mr Fluffy. The Calverts’ story parallels that of Canberra. They came here in the early 60s and built a home an...

Recent Articles/Opinions For and Against Canberra's Light Rail

By 21 November 2014 4

These relatively short recent articles/opinions are certainly worth a read - what ever your pre disposition to the Light Rail : Against - "Fantasy: The case for light rail in Gungahlin" For - "Public transport report boosts case for Canberra light rail, ACT government says"...

This Saturday - Australian MMA Championship Grand Final

By 21 November 2014
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BRACE Australia's Mixed Martial Arts Event Series is excited to announce details of the upcoming event BRACE 31. This Saturday the 22nd of November BRACE hits Canberra for the ...

First Round of Major Artists Announced: National Folk Festival!

By 21 November 2014
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Following a tasty little Six-­Pack Teaser the National Folk Festival is pleased to announce its first major round of artists for the 2015 Festival. They are: From Canada ...

Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir takes centre stage as ‘Best of the Best’

By 21 November 2014
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For just the second time in the history of the Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show of Australia, a Pinot Noir won the top prize at last night’s trophy presentation dinner in Ca...

Right wing, left wing... what about the bird in the middle?

By 21 November 2014 8
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There has been much discourse in recent times on the relative importance of having a healthy budget position versus having a significantly funded safety net. The orthodox ri...

Repairs to a water main in the city means lane closure on Cooyong Street

By 21 November 2014

The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users there will be lane closures to a short section of Cooyong Street in the City this Saturday 22 November 2014, to allow ACTEW Water to make crucial repairs to a water main. The works will only affect the westbound section of Cooyong...

Chief Police Officer urges community to support Men in Uniform stalls

By 21 November 2014

Chief Police Officer for the ACT Rudi Lammers is urging the community to support the Men in Uniform stalls from 10am-2pm tomorrow (Saturday November 22) and donate to the White Ribbon Foundation by purchasing merchandise and swearing the oath. Chief Police Officer for the ACT Rudi Lammers - a W...

Flowers on Scrivener Dam?

By 20 November 2014 6

Did something happen on Scrivener Dam? I noticed flowers there yesterday and this morning? Col...

Calling all Hipsters, Hackers and Hustlers

By 20 November 2014 1
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Turn your ideas in to reality! Gather a team of three — a hipster, a hacker and a hustler — and meet us at the ‘Hub in the city’ at 10am Saturday. Put together a stella...

Witnesses sought; Kingston property damage

By 20 November 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following an incident of significant property damage to a commercial building in Kingston early this morning (20 November). About 4.10am, polic...

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