Hi all I had a search and couldn’t see any other threads so forgive me if this is a repeated question.
We have neighbours who put in a development application for dual occupancy and a condition of this was to have the fences fixed at their cost. Now, they’ve advised that they aren’t going ahead [...]
[ 5 October, 2013; ] Just announced!
The Belconnen skatepark is the venue for the 2013 Australian Pro/Am Invitational Championships on Sat 5 October!
Do you want to save money on your fortnightly shoppping? Are you looking for a better range of products with local producers and the highest range of gluton free products.
So do we, and after a recent discussion with Supabarn in Canberra, now you can. Supabarn conducted an independent inquiry after more than one person [...]
ACT Minister for Education and Training Joy Burch helped launch a new circus space for Warehouse Circus in Kaleen today.
Warehouse Circus are a fantastic not-for-profit business that has helped train some of ACT’s best performers and it’s great to see them expanding their business.
“This unique opportunity opens a new stream of in-school circus programs for [...]
It’s been a while, but Mobile Office Reviews are back in full swing.
Johnboy and rode our bikes down to Dickson to try out Deli Marco as a place of business.
How was it?
No public WiFi. However there were of power points along the walls inside, which if I’m to be honest is seeming to be much [...]
GCNelson has put this gorgeous up onto Vimeo with this note:
That’s the trouble with time lapses. You need time.
This is 8 months of my spare time gone. But it was a worthwhile experience.
What began as a request from science program ‘Catalyst’ morphed into a series of experiments with techniques, software and cameras in an effort [...]
I do believe I have a new favourite restaurant in town.
Sure Copa got off to a bad start. But I figured the most scrutinised kitchen in Canberra was worth a go and so we set off last night to check it out on Woolley Street in Dickson.
Arriving at 6.30 the restaurant was very quiet. While [...]
National Sorry Day Bridge Walk
Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Shane Rattenbury, will mark the upcoming anniversary of National Sorry Day by joining a bridge walk today.
National Sorry Day isn’t until Sunday, but to mark the day there’s a bridge walk today.
The National Sorry Day Bridge Walk commemorates the first National Sorry [...]
The ABC has a new tale of woe surrounding exempt development, this time in O’Connor.
Canberra resident Kamrul Ahsan Khan says building his home in O’Connor has been the most painful experience he has had during his 18 years living in Australia.
He says he wanted to build a family home and had no intention of [...]
[ 24 May, 2013 to 26 May, 2013. 24 May, 2013 to 26 May, 2013. ]
Symmetries – The Australian Ballet @ Canberra Theatre Centre (until 25 May)
Prime Time @ The Q – Queanbeyan Arts Centre, Queanbeyan (until 1 June)
Luke Chiswell Launches New Collection @ Hippo Bar, Garema Place, 5pm
Digest Curated By Scott Chaseling @ Canberra Glass Words (until 20 June)
Public Education Centenary Dinner @ National Press Club, 7pm-11:30pm
Veteran Women [...]
The CSO has made it known that their board has had a refresh:
The Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is pleased to announced its new Board for 2013/2014 with Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, AC, AFC (Ret’d) appointed to the role of Chair at this year’s Annual General meeting.
Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, AC, AFC (Ret’d) [...]
Andrew Barr is breaking out the champagne over this year’s Enlighten numbers:
More than 115,000 people attended the free and ticketed events during ENLIGHTEN 2013, an increase of 290% on last year’s figure of 29,437, according to an independent evaluation report issued today.
Enlighten, which was staged from March 1-9, with a focus on the weekends of [...]
The National Archives have put up an interesting story on the rise and fall of King O’Malley’s alcohol prohibition in the ACT.
While there was significant interest from temperance organisations across the country in keeping the nation’s capital dry, the prohibition of alcohol licensing ended in 1928. There were several reasons for the end of the [...]
A competition for Australian designers to create a plan for a new and improved lodge has been running at the University of Canberra, and today they’ve announced the winners.
Here’s the winning entry by Jack Davies, Nicholas Roberts, and Henry Stephens:
Judged from 242 entries the winners are:
· First [...]
This just up on Copa’s facebook page:
Due to the ongoing investigation, we have not been able to make an official statement as yet.
It is with sincere compassion and genuine sorrow that we apologize to all the people and their families affected by the recent tragic sequence of events. We hope this apology is received to [...]
Yesterday morning I found one of my cats injured on the doorstep. At first thinking it was the result of being run over by a car, I prepared myself and the kids for him needing to be put down.
Turns out the injuries are the result of a (big) dog attack, the teeth have punctured my [...]
Hello fellow rioters. I thought I would throw the question out here to see what knowledge you guys have.
I am not a wordsmith by any means so apologies in advance if this is disjointed and or confusing, I will do my best and apologies for any spelling and or grammar issues.
I have a dilemma on my hands [...]
Summernats have the intriguing news that they’re taking the show to Malaysia:
Today in Kuala Lumpur Andy Lopez, co-owner of the Summernats, signed a joint venture with leading Malaysian motorsport promoter JPM Motorsports to stage a Summernats Exhibition Event at the 2013 Malaysian GT at Sepang on 15/16 June, the first step towards a stand-alone Summernats [...]
Canberragirl1234 has uploaded to YouTube more evidence that Canberra is under attack from beyond the stars.
The evidence keeps piling up, remember this?
Oh what fun!
Picture Sideshow, Mysterious Light Orb Worms Over Canberra, ACT, 2012
I Have tons of photos, the originals can be requested at email@example.com
Featuring works by local and interstate artists, PINup, the latest exhibition at the ANCA gallery opens tonight, 22 May.
Mayor Rattenbury has the happy news that The Green Shed (formerly Tiny’s) has handed over $10,000 to The Yellow Van:
Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, will tomorrow present a cheque for $10,000 to The Yellow Van on behalf of The Green Shed (formerly known as Tiny’s Green Shed).
The $10,000 was raised by The [...]
Support Pegasus at the inaugural gala dinner.
Pulp Kitchen is fast becoming my go to breakfast spot.
They’ve also added this very beautiful mural to Ainslie shops.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Rioter SheepGroper (really?), sent us in this image:
Telstra building contractors diligently propping up the tax building.
Must be developing a lean due to all that paperwork.
Seen a picture of Canberra that you’d like to share? Send it to email@example.com.
Ausguy81 has kindly sent us a couple of glorious shots of our pretty city looking all nice, enjoy.
Make sure to have a peek of his Flickr page to see more of his great work.
So 5.15pm today I swing into Fyshwick to pick up the wife from work (no not what you think), just as I pull up and the wife gets in a van pulls up next to me toots the horn ???? I wind down the window and this middle eastern fellas says “moit do you want [...]
Devil_n_Disquiz sent us this in:
This clown had already passed us on Brindabella Road between Uriarra Village and Cotter Road. He passed over double lines then too. Not only that but on the crest of a hill. If a motorcycle had been coming the other way it would have been all over red rover. I specifically [...]
Today we ventured out of the inner-north and made the long journey all the way up to the middle-north.
We went to Belconnen to have Yum Cha for lunch, and I ate so much I feel a little ill.
This is what I wanted.
The Yum Cha costs $22 a head, and I easily ate my $22 worth. [...]
Andrew Barr has announced that the Stromlo Forest Park is also going to host a swimming pool:
The Gallagher Government is delivering on its election commitment to provide a new 50-metre indoor swimming pool in the Weston Creek/Molonglo area.
The Government is today announcing that land adjacent to Stromlo Forest Park has been chosen as the preferred [...]
Copa, the restaurant at the heart of Canberra biggest salmonella outbreak ever has reopened its doors with the blessing of ACT Health reports ABC News.
This is good news as I really would like to go…
I may avoid the mayonnaise.
Chief Minister Gallagher has launched a new program today:
Chief Minister Katy Gallagher together with The Governor General, the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO today formally opened the Intentional Community, a new public housing development designed to better support the needs of people with disability in our community.
The Intentional Community in Phillip is a unique development [...]
Rioter Kim sent us in the above shot of GG’s driveway forest.
That beautiful forest that lines the GG’s Driveway is being destroyed. I’m flabbergasted!