Canberra UAV team members are sharing the fun of building your own
quadcopter with do-it-yourself workshops at the local Make Hack Void
Over three nights participants are assembling their own unmanned
aerial vehicle and learning how to fly them both manually and in autonomous
While the first workshop booked out early, members hope to organise
more sessions in [...]
Does anyone here know anything factual regarding the rights and applicable law relating to patients obtaining their medical records?
What I want to know is if a patient can walk in to a medical practice and ask for their records to be handed over to them?
I could care less if they keep a copy [...]
While flying a quad copter over the Aranda bushland area to photograph some kangaroos today the camera caught some funny roo action after a crash.
Have a laugh to start off the New Year.
The Motorcycle Riders’ Association of the ACT annual Toy Run was held on Saturday 8 December, 2012 at Old Parliament House in Canberra. Over 1000 riders, friends and supporters joined in to donate $15,000 worth of toys and $6,000 in cash to support the Salvation Army and St John’s Care.
701 motorcycles, decorated for the season, [...]
On Saturday 3 November 2012 thousands of motorcyclists traveled to Thredbo to support the Steven Walter Foundation in raising funds for childhood cancer research at the 2012 Snowy Ride. Their goal is a 100% cure rate for children with cancer and over the last twelve years the millions of dollars raised by the ride have [...]
This Friday and Saturday you will probably notice a lot of motorcyclists heading South to Thredbo. Cooma will packed with riders and their shiny loved one’s. All of Thredbo has been booked out for the 3,000 plus riders attending one of the biggest annual rides in Australia.
The Snowy Ride was started by the family of [...]
The Motorcycle Riders Association of the Australian Capital Territory launched the 2012 Motorcycle Awareness campaign Saturday 20 October 2012 at Old Parliament House.
See if you can spot a MRA ‘Joe’ this week.
I doubt that bad driving in Canberra is news worthy but today I witnessed something that really made me wonder how people get their drivers licenses.
Middle of a lovely sunny day in very light traffic I’m heading East on Ginnenderra Drive and pull up to a red light at Kingsford Smith intersection. I notice an [...]
Taking notice of a storm overhead it was off to Mt Ainslie to try out some time lapse photography.
The trusty GoPro did a great job but my new high tech ‘sweeping panorama’ hamburger timer let me down. Maybe next time.
Hamburger timer (no motion though):
Got images of Canberra you want to share with the [...]
[ 18 August, 2012; 8:30 am; ]
If you feel like a challenge and enjoy the adventure of the open road, then you’ll love this awesome ride. Commencing on August 18, riders from all around Australia are heading to the Red Centre to raise community awareness of depression and suicide prevention. The final leg of the journey on [...]
The Australian Capital Territory Motorcycle Riders Association (MRA ACT) annual Blanket Run to support the work of the Salvation Army was held on Saturday 12 May 2012.
This is a very special event involving about 400 motorcyclists and supporters getting together to raise funds, and donate blankets to help out those [...]
Those of you who shop in Florey will know all about the nice little coffee shop there named The Perfect Bean. After two years the owner has decided it’s time to wrap it up which is very sad news for those of us who enjoy a good cuppa.
Geoff runs the coffee shop and he’s a [...]
[ 29 April, 2012; ] Sunday 29 April 2012 riders in the ACT will be enjoying their very own Black Dog Ride to raise awareness of mental health issues and to support Lifeline.
Register soon on the Black Dog Ride website for your very own black dog to join in for an attempt to set a world record for [...]
At 5.30pm today I was riding my motorcycle along Parkes Way and as I approached the large roundabout at Civic I noticed a car stopped in the fast lane at an angle. There were no other cars but the hazard lights were on and traffic was slowing to move around it. As I rode past [...]
Yesterday I headed on over to Old Parliament House for the annual Motorcycle Riders Association ACT Toy Run along with about a 1,000 other riders.
What an incredible day.
There are going to be some really happy kids these holidays thanks to the generosity of riders throughout the ACT.
From what I hear there was [...]
As much as I hate trial by media once again I have to report an appalling case of Canberra Hospital dropping the ball when it comes to providing mental health services.
A young family member recently overdosed on illicit drugs in a Canberra nightclub and was taken to hospital by ambulance. The next morning he [...]
Perth motorcycle rider Steve Andrews has invited fellow riders from all over Australia to join him in this year’s Black Dog Ride to raise awareness of depression and support for the Black Dog Institute in Sydney.
Read the whole story at blackdogride.com.au
Last year three riders from Canberra signed up for the ride. I actually made it [...]
I was sitting outside Woden Plaza yesterday enjoying a cold drink and just watching the world go by.
I noticed a boy about 7 years old walking down a flight of stairs from the car park. His father (I assume) briskly walked past him and slapped him so hard across the back of the head that [...]
Anyone have any favourite places to hang out and have a cuppa in Charnwood area?
Only place I’ve been able to find is McDonald’s and I’ve decided one of my new year’s resolutions will be not to buy anything from them this year in protest of the horrendous service. They don’t seen to care about anything [...]