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More honesty needed for Canberras master plans

By 8 July 2015

A study of the ACT’s master planning processes reveals thorough research and consultations to produce a range of comprehensive documents on options for many of Canberra’s e...

Local leaders – Vivek Bhattacharjee (Legacy Apparel)

By 8 July 2015
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Vivek Bhattacharjee is the 21-year-old owner of gym apparel brand Legacy Apparel - and he has big plans for transforming the business into a global brand. Vivek (pictured ab...

Cheap eats – Santa Lucia (Kingston)

By 8 July 2015

After my not-so-great cheap eats experience at Jamie's Italian a few weeks ago, I was keen to get that big bowl of pasta I so badly wanted but for a reasonable price as well. ...

Does Canberra have too many coffee shops?

By 7 July 2015 15

There's no doubt Canberrans love their coffee. A new cafe pops up every five minutes, and research published by Roy Morgan earlier this year found that 68 per cent of us had vi...

Best of Canberra – Fresh produce

By 7 July 2015 13

My dad grew up on an orange farm and has instilled in me a love for only the freshest and in season fruit and vegetables. There is just something so satisfying about biting int...

5 unmissable views for those new to Canberra

By 7 July 2015 8

I don't know what it is about looking out over a city from its highest points, but it gets me going. This week I set out to find Canberra's top five unmissable views - and discove...

Make-A-Wish winter wonderland gala dinner

By 7 July 2015

The Make-A-Wish Australia Canberra Branch presents the Winter Wonderland Gala Dinner on Saturday 18 July. Please join us for a great evening so we can raise funds to grant wishe...

Vice City Players present the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship

By 7 July 2015
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Vice City Players warmly welcome all to the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship. It's gonna be cold outside but the competition inside will be hot! This bash will run over tw...

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Comedy - LOLPol with Danny Bensley

By 14 May 2015

Danny Bensley was a RAW Comedy crowd member and winner of the participation award in Year Three mathematics. He has since bumbled through his life with little to no idea of wha...

FASHFEST 2015 hits the Convention Centre

By 14 May 2015 1

FASHFEST is back and bigger than ever, kicking off for its third year last night. Unlike previous years where the four-night event was held at the Canberra International Air...

Wood-fired pizzas and tastings at Canberra District wineries

By 14 May 2015 3
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If you’re a fan of wineries, Murrumbateman is the place to go for a day trip or even just a half-day trip. Looking for a relaxing lunch stop to make the most of a sunny au...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (16 and 17 May 2015)

By 14 May 2015 1

This weekend's highlights include Fashfest, Transit Bar's ninth birthday celebrations and an x-rated science night for adults at Questacon. What are your plans? 1. Fashfest,...

Voter action needed following Dickson shops debacle

By 13 May 2015 32

There have been recent reports that the controversial Dickson supermarket proposal continues to be debated behind closed doors within the government planning bureaucracy. Re...

New award categories for 2015 Telstra Business Women's Awards

By 13 May 2015

The Telstra Business Women's Awards will this year introduce three new award categories that focus on entrepreneurial and socially minded women.  From Telstra's media relea...

Local leaders - Jackson Bursill (Neverest)

By 13 May 2015
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University student and Australian cross country skier Jackson Bursill will this month lead a gruelling 75km, 9000-vertical metre trek above Corin Dam to raise funds for Nepal's...

Cheap eats - Saigon Foodies (Kingston)

By 13 May 2015 2

With the weather well and truly not getting any warmer, sometimes all we need is a big warm bowl of something to get us through the day. This week I investigated a cheap eats w...

Creating a future vision for Civic

By 13 May 2015 78

There are loads of documents, reports and expert forums regarding the future of Civic. There is an abundance of pretty pictures, bad graphics, meaningless flowery statements an...

Police responding to incident and house fire in Red Hill

By 12 May 2015

Around 9:40am this morning, ACT Policing responded to an incident in La Perouse Street, Red Hill. Police were called to attend the house after reports of a disturbance and a...

Five Fabulous Tenors, Albert Hall

By 12 May 2015
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Carl Rafferty has assembled a cast of fabulous tenors, and they’re going to take you on a thrilling journey through all of the great songs that make tenors the most popular a...

Interim domestic violence order to better protect victims

By 12 May 2015

The government will introduce amendments to interim domestic violence orders and change the definition of family violence to ensure victims receive greater support, Attorney-General Simon Corbell announced last night. Speaking at the launch of Law Week 2015, Mr Corbell said the changes were part ...

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