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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Farmers Daughter, Yarralumla

By 23 May 2015
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You may have noticed recently that I haven’t commented on the coffee at cafes that I have been visiting. That’s because lately I haven’t had a really great one. Whilst rac...

A look around Canberra – Forrest

By 22 May 2015 2
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A Look Around Canberra this week takes us to the south side of the bridge and a cruise around State Circle before stopping off at Forrest. Forrest can pretty much be describ...

Local sports club profile – Gungahlin Gymnastics

By 22 May 2015
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If there’s proof that Canberra’s north needed another gymnastics club, it’s the speed at which families have signed up to join Gungahlin Gymnastics, which opened for busi...

Weekend garage sale guide (23rd and 24th May 2015)

By 22 May 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Spence, Campbell, Franklin, Hughes, Florey, Macquarie, O'Connor, Narrabundah, Mawson, Gordon, Hackett, Crace and Nicholls. Happy...

Why travel when you can have a Canberra staycation?

By 21 May 2015 6
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My husband and I date every Wednesday. It’s my hot tip for staying happily married and it is probably the reason why we have so many kids (we have four). Four isn’t an ...

Where to buy wholesale meat or even half a pig in Canberra?

By 23 May 2015 1
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Hi guys, This might sound weird, but I have been looking into ways to buy half a pig or lots of uncut meat at wholesale price but found nothing so far. Most butchers will se...

Fyshwick hit and run witness sought

By 22 May 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking a key witness to a collision in Fyshwick this afternoon. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle whose driver failed to stop and render assistance. We are ...

More cash for mowing in Canberra suburbs in next ACT Budget

By 22 May 2015

The 2015-16 ACT Budget will spruce up Canberra's suburbs with a $7.75 million investment in more mowing and other maintenance, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has announced today. From the media release: Since becoming Chief Minister, I’ve been out from behind the Treasurer’s desk listening to...

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Why did Smith’s Alternative really close?

By 25 March 2015 19
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One of Canberra’s most loved performance venues announced last week that it would cease its operations indefinitely. This week, Smith’s Alternative is in receivership. The c...

Lucky's Speakeasy presents Sax on Legz

By 25 March 2015
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Sax on Legz is one of Australia's most talented DJ’s and instrumentalists. She will showcase her unique, electric trademark sound at Lucky’s Speakeasy on Friday, 27 March ...

What's happening at the Kingston Centre?

By 25 March 2015 5
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Does anyone know what is happening at The Kingston Centre? It is the building opposite the post office, and used to have a St George Bank there. They have ripped out the escala...

Canberra’s Magna Carta Place

By 25 March 2015 11
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2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the 13th Century English King’s agreement to the terms as set out in the Magna Carta. The original charter was more about getting a better...

Cheap eats - Wattle Snack Bar (Phillip)

By 25 March 2015 1
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Before founding Coffee Guru in the early 2000s, Stephen Ashworth ran a takeaway shop in Phillip’s Colbee Court. His Steve’s Special burger (chicken schnitzel, lettuce, mayo, ba...

Free family night at PCYC this Saturday

By 24 March 2015
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PCYC Erindale is hosting a family fun night this Saturday (28 March) between 5pm and 7pm . There will be face-painting, balloon modeling, science experiments, Tots tumblin...

DVCS Blue & White Gala Ball

By 24 March 2015
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Join Rosie Batty, Kate Ceberano, Jane Caro and DJSal for the Domestic Violence Crisis Services' Blue & White Gala Ball on Saturday 16 May. Raise awareness of domestic violen...

Canberra Roller Derby League 2015 home season

By 24 March 2015

After a hard earned summer break, your favourite Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL) teams are back with another jam packed season! The 2015 season will be back to our tried and tested year long season of single headers, kicking off in March with a rematch of last year’s grand final. The 2015 o...

Don't underestimate the power of oldness

By 24 March 2015

Planning for the layout of Canberra so far into the future requires a certain general knowledge of socio-economic, socio-technologic, and of course an actual working knowledge of statistics. Statistics can lie if all the correct variables are not utilised correctly. 90 per cent of people know tha...

Road trip from Canberra: Yarrangobilly Caves

By 24 March 2015 19
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My last RiotACT article talked about some of the day trips you can take around Canberra to explore the great outdoors. Yarrangobilly Caves was one of the day trips on my to do ...

ACT solar farm project moved from Uriarra to Williamsdale

By 24 March 2015 10

The ACT Government has shelved plans to build a solar farm near Uriarra. Following opposition from residents, the 26,000-panel solar farm will instead be built in Williamsdale. Here's the media release from Simon Corbell's office: The ACT Government has agreed to license parts of blocks 1470 ...

Witnesses sought to two armed robberies in Belconnen

By 24 March 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two armed robberies that occurred last night (Monday, March 23) in Belconnen. Around 9.45pm two males smashed the locked front glass doo...

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