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Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016
Pumpkin soup

With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

Second arrest in Carville murder case

By 1 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A 43-year-old Victorian man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday charged with accessory to murder. The man was arrested yesterday as an accessory after the fact to ...

Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016 2
Andrew Barr launching smart parking at Manuka.

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016 6
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 23
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

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Mount Ainslie design winners announced

By 25 February 2016 25

Take a very hot day, take a small crowd of press and politicians and a few designers – and where would you head on a day of 36 degrees in Canberra. Stay inside maybe? Not thi...

Take a Hike: Mt Painter

By 25 February 2016 2

Ever since I started exploring Canberra and her surrounds, on multiple occasions I have been absolutely blown away by the sheer beauty that is in our backyard. The adventure I...


By 25 February 2016 1

Thousands of people are in for a shimmery surprise when the Happiest 5k on the Planet, The Color Run brings its unforgettable colour drenched fun to Canberra on Sunday, 28 February on the last stop of its Shine World Tour. With a festival atmosphere like no other, The Color Run is now the biggest...

Creating a Cafe: Designing the space

By 25 February 2016 21
lolly shop

A few weeks ago I began to share my story of how I decided to become a small business owner; you can read my first article here. Mike and I had decided to start a business toget...

Top five things to do in Canberra this weekend (26-28 February)

By 25 February 2016

This weekend, you have a multitude of options. But we’ve selected the top five that are must-see. First up, and running all weekend, is the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show: take a r...

Hat Fitz & Cara presented by Canberra Blues Society & Lone Wolf Promo

By 24 February 2016
Hat Fitz  Cara 2

Stripped down to just voices, guitar and vintage drums, Hat Fitz & Cara embellish impeccable rootsy originals with powerful and soulful vocals reminiscent of a time once fo...

Schools Chess Challenge Westfield Woden 2016

By 24 February 2016

The Schools Chess Challenge at Westfield Woden is coming up on Sunday 13th March, 2016 and will attract a great number of chess players. The tournament last year brought in 15 secondary players and 55 primary players, with Canberra Grammar School claiming the title for both divisions. The individu...

What's the planning process for adding a toilet/shower to a garage?

By 24 February 2016 3
Ask Riot

Hi guys, Is it a painful planning process to add a shower and possibly a toilet to a garage? I've had a look at the web page but it really isn't clear. I...

First of Dickson Flats demolitions underway

By 24 February 2016 6
Dickson demolition

If you were in the vicinity of the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre on Northbourne Avenue yesterday morning, you could've stepped into its carpark and watch part of the demo...

Canberra Tales: Lake George

By 24 February 2016 15

Let’s start with the reality of this claim. Lake George is not in the ACT. But as the lake and its surrounding landscapes are part of the experience of travelling to and f...

The Canberra Hospital – a patient journey

By 24 February 2016 26
The Canberra Hospital

How many of you have had a gall stone or similar? I just had my first and the excruciating pain was a thing to behold.  Idiotically, I thought it would pass and only did somet...

Best of Canberra callout: Running routes

By 23 February 2016 8
Running FH

Melbourne has the Tan, Sydney has Centennial Park and here in Canberra, we have Lake Burley Griffin. But the popular Bridge to Bridge track is just one of dozens of options ...

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