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Will Australia continue to be a land of droughts and flooding rains? - Public

By 22 July 2014

[ 5 August 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Australians are all too familiar with heatwaves, droughts and floods. These events have increased over recent decades and this trend is likely to continue. But given Australia's natural climate variations, how much is this increase linked to human interferen ...

Kids Storytime - picture books, yummy afternoon tea, and lots of fun

By 22 July 2014

Kids Storytime - picture books, yummy afternoon tea, and lots of fun [ 2 August 2014; 2:00 pm; ] Join children's authors Irma Gold (Megumi and the Bear), Emma Allen (The Terrible Suitcase) and Tracey Hawkins (Max Meets a Monster) for a special a ...

Has Shane Rattenbury thought the medical marijuana question through?

By 22 July 2014 10

I feel for the families of desperately ill patients interstate who need medical marijuana – but has Shane Rattenbury thought this through? If the ACT becomes the first and only prescribing state/territory, there will be a flood of medical immigrants looking for prescriptions. That might not ...

The Art of Holding Focus Mitts

By 22 July 2014

The Art of Holding Focus Mitts Whether it be for boot camp, boxercise or actual boxing, the amount of times I have seen people with extremely poor form is all too common. Poor form on the mitts can also lead to ...

Agricultural burn tomorrow at Pialligo

By 21 July 2014

A private landholder will tomorrow, Tuesday 22 July, 2014, weather permitting, conduct an agricultural burn at the property Willow Park, Beltana Road, Pialligo. The pile burn is expected to commence from 7am and continue through the day. Temporary smoke cover may occur. The Health Directorate advis ...

Local Sports Wrap 19th and 20th July 2014

By 21 July 2014

Rugby Union The ACT Brumbies booked their place in next weekend’s Super Rugby semi-finals with a thrilling 32-30 victory over the Waikato Chiefs at GIO Stadium on Saturday night. The Brumbies were at their attacking best as they ran in four tries to condemn the Chiefs to their first play-off loss ...

BCC July Forum: Higgns primary School redevelopment and Dog exercise areas

By 21 July 2014

[ 22 July 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] The July 2014 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum will be held at: 7.30pm, Tuesday 22 July 2014 Community Room above the Belconnen Library Chandler Street, Belconnen Representatives from the Economic Development Directorate will present a summary of ...

How to handle Social Media from what Ive learned doing Talk Radio

By 21 July 2014 2

How to handle Social Media from what I've learned doing Talk Radio There is something to be said for the catcalls of the rude mob. Of course they’re more easily enjoyed if they’re directed at someone else. But they can possess a certa ...

No Childcare? Try au pair?

By 21 July 2014 5

No Childcare? Try au pair? Rising childcare waiting lists in Canberra with no immediate solution in sight, is driving families to seek options elsewhere. Nanny agencies and au pair placement services are ov ...

Fire in roof of Theodore home

By 20 July 2014 1

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that began in the roof of a Theodore home. The occupants called Emergency Triple Zero (000) after noticing the fire and self-evacuated. The house is located on the corner of Louis Loder Street and Lawrence Wackett Crescent. ACT Fire & Rescue ha ...

Confessions of a Topless Man Painterer

By 19 July 2014

Confessions of a Topless Man Painterer You may think that slopping paint on a half-naked university student’s torso is a questionable Saturday evening activity, but as card-carrying member of the rUCkus crew, I t ...

Education Systems Limited

By 18 July 2014 3

Education Systems Limited In John Dewey’s book Democracy and Education he writes, ‘it is illiberal and immoral to train children to work not freely and intelligently but for the sake of the wor ...

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