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Best of Canberra taste off – Hangover food

By 3 August 2015
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Last week I put the call out for Canberra’s best hangover food and the results did not surprise me.  Apart from the one vote that came in for a steaming bowl of pho from Pho Ph...

Bronwyn Bishop and the trough of entitlement

By 3 August 2015
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Hi there from the Apple Isle. I'm doing a Grumpy Old Grandad's Terror Tour of Tassie with an old mate of mine.  He's 75 and I'm a bit younger. The trip down the Hume Highwa...

Why the “coolest little capital” needs greater participation in the arts

By 3 August 2015 1
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Canberra has some of the best seasonal vistas and panoramic landscapes of any city in Australia, as well as a highly educated community, a progressive culture and an enjoyable,...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Chatterbox Espresso Bar, Belconnen

By 1 August 2015 1
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Before we head out for breakfast on a Saturday morning, I check Facebook to see if anyone is talking about a new breakfast spot. Facebook is handy like that. Because we live in ...

Fyshwick Mail Centre quarantined due to unidentified substance

By 3 August 2015

More than 100 people have been quarantined at the Fyshwick Mail Centre on Canberra Avenue, after an unknown substance was found in a package. The building and staff have been isolated. Five people have possibly been exposed to the unknown substance but are showing no signs of ill health. ACT Fire...

Belconnen Soccer Club robbed at gunpoint

By 3 August 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar late Saturday night (1 August 2015). About 11.07pm, a single male offend...

Fly Pelican enters Canberra aviation market

By 3 August 2015
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After so many airlines flying Canberra as part of a regional network have gone under (Rex, Brindabella), I was surprised to discover that there's a brand new player doing the ...

Women’s team sports in Canberra? (For a beginner)

By 1 August 2015
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Hi all, I was hoping to find a women's sports team to train with on weeknights or weekends. I haven't played any team sports in a while but am keen to try something new whi...

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14 things to do in Canberra this weekend (13th and 14th June)

By 11 June 2015 2
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Lots to do in Canberra this weekend, including free graffiti workshops for young people, Andy Bull performing at ANU Bar and a family film screening at the National Portrait Galler...

Teens caught with stolen car, stolen property

By 10 June 2015
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Two male youths, one aged 16 and the other 17, together with a 16-year-old girl, were taken into custody by ACT Policing after being stopped in a stolen Toyota Hilux in Conder ...

New menu items at Brodburger!

By 10 June 2015 10
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After years of requests from customers, Brodburger has introduced oven-roasted beetroot and grilled pineapple on its burgers. Whether you can’t go past a Brodchicken, the ...

Man sought by police - have you seen him?

By 10 June 2015 3
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ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public in locating 31-year-old Adam Beniamini who has allegedly committed acts of violence and is in breach of his current bail co...

The Groove Kings at the Keller Sessions

By 10 June 2015
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The gold standard for tough Texas shuffles, Chess-era Chicago blues, and greasy Louisiana-style swamp pop - the Groove Kings grew out of the legendary Blind Freddie and feature...

Cheap eats - Tuck Shop (Civic)

By 10 June 2015 6
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This week for Cheap Eats I thought I'd try somewhere a little different. I was recommended a place that is kind of like a cafe and kind of like a street food vendor, but doesn...

Local leaders - Glenn Keys (Aspen Medical and Canberra Business Chamber)

By 10 June 2015
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As Canberra slowly bounces back from savage federal spending cuts, the role of the Canberra Business Chamber as a voice for local businesses is more important than ever. We sp...

Canberra Beijing Garden - Lennox Gardens

By 10 June 2015 4
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In researching the establishment of these Chinese Gardens I came across some of the consultation documents when the public was asked to comment on the gardens being built within Le...

A Shot & a Beer - Stand up comedy and live podcast

By 9 June 2015

Come join us at Canberra's newest comedy night. Half stand up comedy, half live podcast. First show and we are very excited to bring the hilarious, talented and very tall comedy stylings of John Cruckshank. John is coming off the back of a successful run in the Sydney Comedy Festival with his avala...

Multiple arson attacks in Tuggeranong

By 9 June 2015
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ACT Policing is investigating several incidents of arson in the suburbs of Richardson, Calwell and Isabella Plains early yesterday morning (Monday 8 June). Between the hours...

Public talk: Techno-fixes for climate change

By 9 June 2015 2
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Climate change has spawned its very own science-fiction sub-genre, cli-fi, which explores techno-fixes as much as doomsday scenarios. Some of the imagined solutions are serious...

Mental health study examining sleeping habits - participants wanted

By 9 June 2015

I'm conducting an online study that examines how body weight, eating habits and physical activity can impact sleep. So I'm looking for Australian residents age 18 years and older to take my quick 20-minute survey. If you are not convinced, all participants go in the draw to win one of three $100 ...

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