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11 things to do in Canberra this weekend (5 and 6 September)

By 3 September 2015 1
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This weekend's highlights include the Korean Film Festival, a Father's Day steam train ride to Bungendore and the Australian War Memorial opens its Mitchell storage facility to the...

Local leaders – Camilo Potocnjak Oxman and Rish Ratnam (Implement Imagination)

By 2 September 2015
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Implement Imagination co-founder Camilo Potocnjak Oxman (pictured above, right) describes teaching as a very rewarding chronic condition. “The thing about teaching is that...

Police targeting distracted drivers

By 3 September 2015
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ACT Policing is warning drivers to keep their eyes on the road and off their mobile phones during a month of driver distraction targeting in September. Police will target dr...

Border Force by tram

By 3 September 2015 3
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Just a nuance about last week's Operation Fortitude demo in Melbourne.  I'll bet most of the demonstrators (not to be confused with rioters), got the site at Flinders Street Stati...

Who is the Canberran agent for iRobot? (Roomba)

By 3 September 2015
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I need some bits to spruce up my humble house cleaning friend, the battery is getting weak and there are a few upgrade kits you can throw at the old ones to make them better. ...

Police seek Tuggeranong Parkway hoon

By 2 September 2015 3
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ACT Policing is searching for a green Camry Sedan bearing registration number YGC14U which was seen driving dangerously between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August. The ca...

Blowing up the interwebs as easy as un, deux, trois!

By 2 September 2015 4
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Well I fell for it, hook, line and sinker! Take a pretty girl, add a beautiful exotic accent (well, I thought it sounded sexy), a sob story and voila ... you have instant marketing...

Cheap eats – Global Cafe (Civic)

By 2 September 2015 2
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I'd heard of Global Cafe before but had never been there or even noticed it in the street until recently. It's tucked in between the late night pharmacy and the Jolimont Centre...

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Land and learning to come together for NAIDOC community celebration

By 8 July 2015

Six leading ACT community organisations have combined to provide a day of celebration in Woden for NAIDOC Week tomorrow (Thursday 9 July). Building on the national NAIDOC Week theme of We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect & Celebrate, the Woden celebration will focus on Land & L...

$6 million worth of cannabis plants seized in Canberra since June

By 8 July 2015 16
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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation officers working as part of Operation Armscote have seized 912 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of over $6 million dollars. ...

Public talk: Metamaterials - invisibility cloaks and bending light

By 8 July 2015
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Magic 'mantles of invisibility' have appeared in folk stories through the ages, including a 900-year-old Welsh tale of King Arthur, and in Norse and German fairy tales. Now, ne...

Man to face court for ‘BB’ gun incident

By 8 July 2015 15
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ACT Policing will summons a 25-year-old man to face the ACT Magistrates Court after an incident involving a ‘BB’ gun yesterday afternoon (7 July). About 1.20pm, police r...

Landscaper recommendation in Canberra

By 8 July 2015 8
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I'm in need of a landscaper in the Gungahlin area that is good, affordable and reliable. Anyone you would recommend? Thanks in advance....

More honesty needed for Canberra's master plans

By 8 July 2015 13
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A study of the ACT’s master planning processes reveals thorough research and consultations to produce a range of comprehensive documents on options for many of Canberra’s e...

Local leaders - Vivek Bhattacharjee (Legacy Apparel)

By 8 July 2015 1
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Vivek Bhattacharjee is the 21-year-old owner of gym apparel brand Legacy Apparel - and he has big plans for transforming the business into a global brand. Vivek (pictured ab...

Cheap eats - Santa Lucia (Kingston)

By 8 July 2015 7
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After my not-so-great cheap eats experience at Jamie's Italian a few weeks ago, I was keen to get that big bowl of pasta I so badly wanted but for a reasonable price as well. ...

Make-A-Wish winter wonderland gala dinner

By 7 July 2015
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The Make-A-Wish Australia Canberra Branch presents the Winter Wonderland Gala Dinner on Saturday 18 July. Please join us for a great evening so we can raise funds to grant wishe...

Vice City Players present the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship

By 7 July 2015 6
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Vice City Players warmly welcome all to the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship. It's gonna be cold outside but the competition inside will be hot! This bash will run over tw...

Does Canberra have too many coffee shops?

By 7 July 2015 39
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There's no doubt Canberrans love their coffee. A new cafe pops up every five minutes, and research published by Roy Morgan earlier this year found that 68 per cent of us had vi...

A night of story in song - Aine Tyrrell and Mick Daley

By 7 July 2015
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I would like to tell you the story of these two troubadours of contemporary folk. One grew up in court of Irish music royalty, her father being a well-known traditional song...

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