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Subjugation of Women – an Urban Reality

By 31 October 2014 6
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When I was overseas just recently in Barcelona, England and Dubai, I was reminded of a culture I have seen in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. Sure, I saw the niquab in Dubai...

Where are the mowers?

By 31 October 2014 10

Does anyone know what is happening with the Government mowing at the moment? From Northside to Southside everywhere there is grass over waist height.... and not a single mower to be seen! Yes, there have been perhaps 2 mowers out recently hitting the median strips around the busy roads, but frank...

National Theatre Live presents SKYLIGHT starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan at Palace Electric

By 31 October 2014
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Britain’s National Theatre Live present SKYLIGHT (CTC) starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) r...

Charity Christmas Card Shop

By 31 October 2014

The Charity Christmas Card Shop will be opening on Monday 3 November, with lots of beautiful and very inexpensive cards and gifts from local charities. It’s at Pilgrim House, 69 Northbourne Avenue, Civic. It will be open from 10am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday until Thursday 18 December. For...

Whats on this weekend? 1st and 2nd November 2014

By 31 October 2014
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Tonight James McMahon is attending Night at the Museum - Fear. DJ's, dance, games and more. From 6.30pm to 9pm at The National Museum of Australia. Heather Lansdowne is att...

Westfield Belconnen Parking

By 31 October 2014 3

Hi Rioters Can anyone give a suggestion for cheaper parking at or very near Belconnen Westfield? A family member works unusual hours in the mall and sometimes doesn't finish until almost midnight.  The option of public transport doesn't work.  To bus it from Gungahlin to the mall is one thin...

Drinks on the Terrace & Melbourne Cup Champagne lunch at Parlour Wine Room

By 31 October 2014
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We want to make Parlour's terrace the place to drink for Friday after-work drinks! We will be launching ‘Drinks on the Terrace’ today Friday 31st October which will also be...

So… Are we exclusive?

By 31 October 2014
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That sentence seems so American doesn’t it? 7 years ago when I started dating it was something that was never really questioned. The chances of someone seeing two people at o...

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Those parking changes - will it mean 4 wheels good, 2 wheels better?

By 24 September 2014 13
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Motorbikes are fun. Although if you find yourself unexpectedly airborne on one it’s a good idea to at least have your feet on the pegs when you come back to earth as my le...

$720,000 funding for arts projects

By 23 September 2014 1

Minister for the Arts Joy Burch today announced that a visual artist mentorship program, a contemporary pop band, and a dance theatre group are among the 49 successful applicants who will share in arts funding worth $720,000. “The ACT Government is extremely pleased to have been able to increa...

Call for entries - CIT School Stars Band Competition

By 23 September 2014
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The 9th annual ‘School Stars Band Competition’ is now calling for entries from high school and college students in the ACT and surrounding NSW region. This year’s even...

Clearer inquiries process for the Supreme Court

By 23 September 2014

Amendments to the Crimes Act 1900, passed today in the Legislative Assembly will bring certainty to the process of inquiring into criminal convictions, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, said today. “The amendments to the Act clarify the judicial nature of the Supreme Court when it considers a ...

National Museum of Australia (2/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts’ (Par

By 23 September 2014 1

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Johnny Rieger Band with John McNamara

By 23 September 2014

GERMAN BLUES CHALLENGE WINNERS the Johnny Rieger Band will be appearing with Melbourne Blues Challenge Winner - John McNamara at The Harmonie German Club on Thursday 2nd October 2014 at 8pm. FREE ENTRY! Described as "The New Generation of Blues" The Johnny Rieger Band have played over 300 concert...

Man to be charged; use carrier service to harass/offend

By 23 September 2014 2

A 22-year-old Belconnen man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (23 September) regarding a series of offences involving stalking and the use of a carrier service to harass and offend. Through investigating this incident, ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team (SACAT) has becom...

Fundraising dinner to save orangutans

By 23 September 2014
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There are revolutionary changes in food coming our way, which have the potential to halve the footprint of global agriculture, while doubling the supply of food and providing e...

Pocket Fox Spring Single Launch - It's gonna be festive!!

By 23 September 2014
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Pocket Fox have a new spring in their step! Join the local folk-pop darlings in an evening that celebrates their new single, Heartsong. The launch will take place in the foyer...

Elderly man attacked in Pearce

By 23 September 2014
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ACT Policing is investigating an attack on an elderly man in Pearce last night (22 September). About 10.30pm, an 82-year-old man heard noises outside his home on Pethebridge Str...

National Film and Sound Archives - Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts’ (Part

By 23 September 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Local Leaders – Dr Priya Dev and David Elliot (Qhopper)

By 23 September 2014
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It’s half-time at a Brumbies home game and you’re craving a meat pie and a beer. The problem is that 20,000 hungry football fans also have the same idea, and you risk missi...

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