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ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

Healthy eating for your family on a budget in Canberra

By 1 August 2014

In the comments on my previous story about local shopping many commenters claimed that a single trip to a big supermarket provided the best prices throughout the cart. I hav...

2014 Floriade NightFest tickets now on sale

By 1 August 2014

Tickets to one of Canberra's most exciting after-dark events, Floriade NightFest, go on sale today. Now in its seventh year, the ticketed twilight event will transform Commo...

Safe Plate heads to Belconnen this weekend

By 1 August 2014

More than 650 cars have been fitted with tamper proof screws this year as part of ACT Policing's joint partnership with local businesses, Project Safe Plate - combatting number plate theft. This Sunday (August 3), ACT Policing and Westfield Belconnen will be hosting Project Safe Plate between 10...

ACT Government releases Community Engagement Strategy on Climate Change

By 31 July 2014

The ACT Government’s Community Engagement Strategy on Climate Change, released today by Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, builds on the large amount of work already being done in the territory to tackle the causes and effects of climate change. “Climate projections for the ACT indi...

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Laurie Fisher bound for the UK?

By 27 June 2014

Reports are circulating that Brumbies director of coaching Laurie Fisher is set to announce that he has taken up the head coaching job at English club Gloucester. Many regard Fisher as one of the best forward coaches in the world. He is highly regarded for his technical knowledge of the game. Fis...

Needle and Syringes - AMC

By 27 June 2014 50

When I was Shadow Minister for Corrections and then Minister, I came to believe that the public wanted to send offenders to prison for punishment and not as punishment. It was...

Whats on this weekend? 28th and 29th June 2014

By 27 June 2014 2

Friday I've got Friday on my mind! Here are a few things around town that might tickle your fancy this weekend. Add anything else you've got in the comments below. Happy Weeke...

Canberra, were good at...well...being.

By 27 June 2014 15

I want to know why, if Canberra is such a dandy place, according to the OECD.  If we're leading the whole world in the well-being stakes, why does everybody seem to be complai...

Tomane re-signs for two more seasons

By 26 June 2014

Joe Tomane will remain a Brumby until the end of 2016 after re-signing with the ARU and the University of Canberra Brumbies on Thursday. Two more years in Canberra will take Tomane's time with the club through to five seasons, with the winger almost certain to rack up 50 caps at some point in 20...

King OMalleys playing host to the legendary wild child Angry Anderson

By 26 June 2014

Tonight one of Canberra's favourite live music venues, King O'Malley's, plays host to the legendary wild child Angry Anderson of 80's rock'n'roll band Rose Tattoo. Angry Anders...

Lost camera in city

By 26 June 2014

Hi All, I lost my camera when I was visiting Canberra last week on 17 June. I'm fairly sure it went missing in the carpark of the Canberra Centre. I left my details with the shopping centre and the police but sadly it hasn't turned up yet. It was a Sony hx9v so if anyone has any info, I'd love to he...

Private landholder to conduct agricultural burn today at Tharwa

By 26 June 2014

A private landholder will today, Thursday 26 June, 2014, weather permitting, conduct an agricultural burn on the property "Jeggaline" near Lanyon Homestead, Tharwa Drive, Tharwa. The burn of vegetation is expected to continue through the day. Temporary smoke cover may occur. The Health Dir...

Frances OBriens Dark Side of the Mind launching at Paperchain

By 26 June 2014

Paoperchain is launching Frances O'Brien's new book 'Dark Side of the Mind' Saturday 5 July at 2.45pm for 3.00pm. This true story of John, a young schizophrenic man, the eld...

Bushfire prone areas identified in the ACT

By 26 June 2014 5

With a large number of homes identified as being in a Bushfire Prone Area, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, has urged the Canberra community to continue to have their say on the Strategic Bushfire Management Plan during consultation over the next month. Prepared by the ...

Bullying, the internet and below the line comments

By 26 June 2014 4

There are many things that scare me about parenting.  I freely admit that some of the big ones (beyond the general health and safety concerns) are drawn from areas that I stru...

Best of Canberra - Pizza to go

By 26 June 2014 41

When I was backpacking in Italy (it sounds romantic, but I never want to see a hostel again...), I consumed pretty close to my body weight in pizza. It was so good - light cri...

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