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NSW man moves to Canberra; actually likes it

By 4 March 2015 6
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I grew up in a small coastal town of about 10,000 called Pacific Palms. My days were filled with the beach or the lake. Most of my adult life was spent in Sydney with the bustle ...

Local leaders – Michael McGoogan (UberGlobal)

By 4 March 2015 1
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Canberra technology prodigy Michael McGoogan founded what would become one of Australia’s largest cloud service providers, UberGlobal, in his Rivett bedroom when he was just ...

Braddon hovering on the cusp

By 4 March 2015 5
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There’s a 2008 ACT Planning Report for Braddon in which the key priorities are: To encourage more water- and energy-efficient building design To continue to improve tra...

Cheap eats – Zen Yai (Civic)

By 4 March 2015 5
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What do you do after a massive gym workout that's left you shattered? Eat your calories back in Thai food, obviously. I took myself off to Zen Yai in Civic for a lunch time tre...

Best of Canberra – Tacos

By 3 March 2015 9
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It’s Tuesday and my favourite thing about this day of the week is the humble taco.  If you are not yet aware of the phenomenon that is Taco Tuesday, it is time to get acquain...

500 drivers caught speeding last month

By 4 March 2015
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ACT Policing’s traffic targeting during February saw more than 504 drivers caught speeding across Canberra, with four drivers caught travelling more than 45km/h over the spee...

Seselja welcomes funding for safer schools

By 3 March 2015 2

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja has today welcomed funding for Canberra Grammar School under the Coalition Government’s $18 million Schools Security Programme. “Canberra Grammar School is one of 54 schools to receive funding under the programme, which delivers on our election commitme...

ACT Government leads nation on climate change action

By 3 March 2015

Canberra’s environmental watchdog has given the thumbs up to the ACT Government’s response to climate change in the region, Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell and Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment Robert Neil announced today. The commissioner today released his report ...

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Best of Canberra Taste Off - Social Clubs

By 5 January 2015 3
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When I lived in the Woden area, social clubs were a regular activity of mine. I would find myself meeting friends for a casual drink, cheap bistro bite to eat, and I have to admit,...

Suggestions for venue for conference dinner

By 5 January 2015 5
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Hi there, I'm tasked with finding a venue for a conference dinner to be held in March. I'm looking for a venue that seats 20-30 people, offers 3 courses for about $65’i...

Summernats in Braddon?

By 5 January 2015 28
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Summernats. You either love it or you hate it. I've always been aware of it, but this is my first year living in the North when Summernats has been on. I definitely noticed it....

Party Puts Sex back into Politics

By 5 January 2015 19
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Who said the Victorians were a stuffy conservative lot? How things have changed! Canberra’s own Fiona Patten MLC! So Fiona won a seat in the Upper House in Victoria at the ...

Witnesses sought; Braddon property damage

By 4 January 2015
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ACT Policing is investigating an incident of property damage in Braddon during the early hours of Saturday morning (January 3). About 12am, police received a report that thr...

Witnesses sought; Lyneham aggravated robbery

By 4 January 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Lyneham yesterday evening (January 3). About 9.10pm, a man walking through the Lyneham shops area on Hall Stree...

Driving Brisbane to Canberra

By 4 January 2015 16
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I'm seeking advice from Rioters who have driven the Brisbane-Canberra route recently. I am flying to Brisbane to buy a campervan and will be starting the drive back to Canberra...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Duatti, Westfield Woden

By 3 January 2015 1
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This morning I checked out Duatti, recommended to me for their French toast and coffee. Duatti, the Korean word for two friends has a very Melbournesque feel. Located in Westfi...

Australia Post box destroyed by explosive

By 2 January 2015 1
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ACT Policing is investigating the property damage of an Australia Post box, destroyed in Calwell during the early hours of Thursday (January 1). About 1.45am, Tuggeranong Pa...

Double-digit road toll for ACT in 2014

By 2 January 2015 12
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While the ACT road toll continues to sit below the 10-year average, the double-digit toll stands as a solemn reminder to that there is work still to do. “Any fatality on our r...

Kambah Pool - swimming, sunbathing and sex?

By 2 January 2015 7
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Now that the sun is scorching and temperatures are rising, the desperation for a swim gets higher and higher. If you’re not blessed with a backyard swimming pool, don’t wan...

Traffic arrangements for Summernats City Cruise

By 2 January 2015

The ACT Government have provided details about how people can safely enjoy the Summernats City Cruise at midday today, as well as the temporary disruption it will cause to motorists and pedestrians. The Cruise will take place from the entrance to Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) off Flemington ...

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