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Local leaders – Jessica May (Enabled Employment)

By 1 April 2015
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Canberra entrepreneur and disability advocate Jessica May has achieved more in just six months than what many business owners do in years. The former public servant founded ...

Cheap eats – Turkish Pide House (Woden)

By 1 April 2015 2
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I love Turkish food. All of it. Whether it's Turkish bread smothered in hummus or beetroot dip (or both!), kebabs, pide, baklava, or even a bottle of sparkling Gazoz, I will be kee...

Concern as Braddon’s historic car yards in danger

By 1 April 2015 7
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There are reports circulating that the future of an important aspect of Braddon’s heritage is in danger of being lost. The Northbourne Historic Trust’s President, Sir Ke...

ACT electorate redistribution proposal unveiled

By 31 March 2015 6
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The ACT Redistribution Committee has today announced its proposed redistribution of the ACT into five electorates. Currently the ACT has three electorates: The electorat...

Addictive prescription drug use in Canberra

By 31 March 2015 3
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Every day, general practitioners in Canberra are confronted with patients asking, often pleading, for drugs of addiction. The two most sought-after drugs of addiction are th...

Is Manuka dying?

By 31 March 2015 15
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The shops at Manuka in Canberra's inner south have always been a hive of activity. The first work started there in the late 1930s and by the 1960s the shops were flourishing w...

Does anyone know Adam or Meg?

By 1 April 2015
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I found a really nice Happy Easter note today (1 April) in O'Connor, between David St and Ormond/Condamine Sts (near the Alliance Francaise building). It would be a shame if th...

Recommendation to remove wood heater/flue and repair ceiling?

By 1 April 2015 1
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We are looking for someone to remove our wood heater and flue (never use it as house has ducted gas as well), and patch the resulting hole in the ceiling. The tricky bit is th...

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Thoughts on making recycling weekly and rubbish fortnightly

By 1 April 2015 16
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I was thinking about the recycling bin at my house and how it gets filled up about five to seven days before the fortnightly recycling pickup and thought about that swapping we...

Ram raid at Gungahlin

By 31 March 2015 1
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ACT Policing is investigating a second aggravated burglary in which a stolen vehicle has been used to force entry inside a shopping centre, and also used to force entry to an arcad...

The Awesome Adventure Holiday Drama Workshop 7-12yrs

By 31 March 2015
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The air is crisp, the leaves are a rainbow of colours and we can see winter poking her head around the corner... it must be AUTUMN!! Canberra Youth Theatre has decided to ce...

The Battlefield Challenge comes to Canberra

By 31 March 2015
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The paintball grounds in Pialligo were filled with people in camouflage gear and carrying plastic guns for Operation Blackhawk “Battlefield Challenge” over the weekend. ...

Best of Canberra - Sushi

By 31 March 2015 15
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Exciting times for me this week. I'm filling in for the Best Of Canberra series while Bec is on holidays - lucky thing! I now have an excuse to eat all in the name of work. ...

Wig, dog treats stolen in string of Fyshwick burglaries

By 30 March 2015 3
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to five burglaries in Fyshwick on Friday morning (March 27), believed to be related. Between 5.30am and 6am on Friday (March 27), an offender g...

Free outdoor community fitness sessions in April

By 30 March 2015

Take your workout outdoors this Wednesday, 1 April 2015, and come along to a free outdoor lunchtime fitness session at the Deakin fitness station from 1 pm (adjacent to the intersection of Denison Street and Thesiger Court). Local fitness trainer Lee Campbell will show you how to get a full body ...

Ram raid in Kippax; witnesses sought

By 30 March 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following an aggravated burglary involving a stolen vehicle within the Kippax Fair shopping centre early this morning (Monday, 30 March). Aroun...

Canberra Youth Theatre and Trick of the Light present The Bookbinder

By 30 March 2015
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“They say you can get lost in a good book. But it’s worse getting lost in a bad one …” Canberra Youth Theatre are bringing award-winning independent company Tri...

Should I move to Canberra?

By 30 March 2015 43
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I own my own villa in Oxley Park suburb of Sydney and currently living there with a 7-year-old and my wife who stays at home. We are on PR right now and I will be getting my ci...

Canberra Symphony Orchestra celebrates Sibelius' 150th

By 30 March 2015
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The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to the concert hall for the first Llewellyn Series in 2015 to pay tribute to Finnish composer Sibelius on the occasion of his 150th anni...

Recommendations for wedding cake supplier in Canberra

By 30 March 2015 4
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Can anyone recommend someone to make a wedding cake in the Canberra region for a reasonable price?  Perhaps someone who works from home or a business who doesn’t charge a fo...

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