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Local leaders – Camilo Potocnjak Oxman and Rish Ratnam (Implement Imagination)

By 2 September 2015
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Implement Imagination co-founder Camilo Potocnjak Oxman (pictured above, right) describes teaching as a very rewarding chronic condition. “The thing about teaching is that...

Blowing up the interwebs as easy as un, deux, trois!

By 2 September 2015 4
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Well I fell for it, hook, line and sinker! Take a pretty girl, add a beautiful exotic accent (well, I thought it sounded sexy), a sob story and voila ... you have instant marketing...

Cheap eats – Global Cafe (Civic)

By 2 September 2015 1
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I'd heard of Global Cafe before but had never been there or even noticed it in the street until recently. It's tucked in between the late night pharmacy and the Jolimont Centre...

Seeking a planning minister for Canberra

By 2 September 2015 5
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Canberra residents have the perception, or at least the aspiration, that the elected ACT politician appointed to be the planning minister will oversee the future planning and d...

Border Force by tram

By 3 September 2015
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Just a nuance about last week's Operation Fortitude demo in Melbourne.  I'll bet most of the demonstrators (not to be confused with rioters), got the site at Flinders Street Stati...

Who is the Canberran agent for iRobot? (Roomba)

By 3 September 2015
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I need some bits to spruce up my humble house cleaning friend, the battery is getting weak and there are a few upgrade kits you can throw at the old ones to make them better. ...

Police seek Tuggeranong Parkway hoon

By 2 September 2015
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ACT Policing is searching for a green Camry Sedan bearing registration number YGC14U which was seen driving dangerously between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August. The ca...

Strata managers in Canberra – Recommendations wanted!

By 2 September 2015
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There are a couple of dated posts relating to this topic I can see (2007 & 2012), but we are looking for some updated information. Our units plan (class b) is interested...

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Friday Night Live - The Wayne Kelly Band

By 3 September 2015
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It’s always amazing watching Wayne Kelly play and his own enjoyment is infectious! Wayne is a uniquely talented Australian jazz pianist and has been a professional musicia...

Meet world cycle adventurer Jeremy Scott

By 2 September 2015
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Meet Jeremy Scott at the launch of the Big Heart Appeal. As a toddler, Jeremy Scott had a huge hole in his aorta valve that cruelly denied him the opportunity to live the life o...

Canberra Bonsai Society Annual Show 2015

By 2 September 2015
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The Canberra Bonsai Society Annual Show will be held on the weekend of the 10th - 11th October 2015 at the Canberra Grammar School, Red Hill, ACT. The display will feature b...

Queen Juanita and the Zydeco Cowboys at Harmonie German Club

By 2 September 2015
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Queen Juanita and the boys play to dancers - swing, rockabilly, rock and roll, zydeco two step. They have caused hips to shake across several states including the Illawarra, Co...

$50 load ups in ACT pokies will be allowed - if it's recommended

By 1 September 2015 10
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Yesterday during the #CBRCabinet event held via the Periscope app, Minister Joy Burch confirmed that $50 poker machine load ups will be allowed if the current committee review...

Should we ban smart watches while driving?

By 1 September 2015 17
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Using a mobile phone while driving has been an offence for quite some time now. But what about sending an SMS from an object that isn't a phone? My partner bought an Apple W...

Join the Canberra Wind Symphony this Friday

By 1 September 2015
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Are you ready to be blown away? If you like bad*ss massive sounds that swallow you whole, or sweet lilting melodies... if you like George Gershwin, blues, or if you want to hear...

The bright stuff: Project Lighting goes from strength to strength

By 1 September 2015
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If you’ve bought a light fitting in Canberra, Queanbeyan or the South Coast in the past 40 years, there’s a good chance you’ve visited Project Lighting. The Canberra-f...

Quality gym near Civic/Ainslie/Dickson?

By 1 September 2015 2
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I am a student looking for a quality gym near Civic, Ainslie or Dickson. Hopefully I can get fit. I am looking for a price around $10 - $20 a week. Thanks in advance for you...

MB Cup trivia night - Supporting Lifeline Canberra and RUOK?

By 1 September 2015
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Over the last three years Canberra City and Suburban Cricket Association and Last Man Stands Canberra have worked with Lifeline Canberra and RUOK? to raise awareness of the s...

Why we need safe access zones outside Canberra's abortion clinics

By 1 September 2015 22
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Many years ago, as a student of the Australian National University, I’d often ride my bike past the ACT Health building in the city and wonder why the front was often tassell...

Best of Canberra - Burritos

By 1 September 2015 17
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Burritos are seriously the best. Whether it’s for lunch, dinner or even a cheeky snack, a good burrito will always hit the spot. My favourite thing about burritos is their ver...

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