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Brendan stamps his tiny feet on stamp duty

By 21 January, 2014

For a man with no real power the Liberals’ Brendan Smyth uses the word “must” rather a lot. In this case he’s telling the government to eat crow over their incompetent stamp duty fiasco: The ACT Labor government must take every possible step to make sure homeowners are fully ...

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What gecko is this?

By 21 January, 2014

What gecko is this? Bec wants to know: Hi John, Could you please ask your valued readers for help identifying this gecko I came across in the early hours of this morning? I was thinking it was a Marbled Gecko, but not too sure…..never seen one in 34 years in the same suburb. Should I beware our reptile overlord...

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A great tragedy as fire engulfs the Polo

By 21 January, 2014

A great tragedy as fire engulfs the Polo ACT Policing is investigating a fire in O’Connor which occurred in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, January 21). Around 2.05am, police responded to reports of a structure fire at the Polish White Eagle Club on David Street in O’Connor. On arrival, police located a significant amount of...

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Vday Canberra A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer 2014

By 21 January, 2014

[ 8 February, 2014; ] V-DAY CANBERRA JOINS ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN   V-Day Canberra 2014 Presents A Benefit Reading of A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER: Writings To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls   WITH Members from all facets of the Canberra Community Joi...

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Child care cost

By 21 January, 2014

How much are people willing to pay for child care spots in Canberra? Prices seem to be $105 – $112 per day in a central location… as to the quality… well… that seems debatable according to all the research I have been doing. $120 – $165 a day in Sydney and waitlists do ...

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ACT Government Committed to Unaffordable Housing

By 20 January, 2014

ACT Government Committed to Unaffordable Housing The good folk over at Macrobusiness have been doing an excellent job over the past week highlighting the ACT Government’s outrageously terrible and damaging policy when it comes to supplying land for new homes (see here, here, and here). Despite strong population growth, stratospheric house p...

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Smashed Car Windscreen - asking for assistance from the lovely Bonner People.

By 20 January, 2014

Smashed Car Windscreen - asking for assistance from the lovely Bonner People. Hello Fellow Rioters, Long time reader first time poster First I would like to say have been reading this site for a good 5+ years now, very much entertaining, especially on your Cyclists vs Cars topics haha, you guys crack me up The Reason I am writing this in for today is that I have a [...]...

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What is a good rent yield for investment properties in Canberra?

By 20 January, 2014

Hi, New to Canberra. Thinking about purchasing a property as an investment. I’ve been told that investment properties are good here because you get high rental rates. However, looking at your allhomes site, it seems that rental yields are quite low. Properties that are selling for 500k may be ...

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The Feldons kick off 2014 at The Pot

By 20 January, 2014

The Feldons kick off 2014 at The Pot [ 24 January, 2014; ] This just in: The FELDONS- Back bigger and better in 2014 @ the newly refurbished Pot Belly, 8.00pm. Chance of rain, apparently... ...

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Empty rental property numbers surging ahead

By 20 January, 2014

Empty rental property numbers surging ahead Our quick and dirty survey of AllHomes rental listings has some bad news for property owners with houses piling into the market chasing renters who just don’t seem to be there right now. It will be interesting to see if the start of graduate and student years does anything to remedy this. ...

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Drakeford Drive as according to Territory and Municipal Services

By 20 January, 2014

Drakeford Drive as according to Territory and Municipal Services It’s not simply your mind playing tricks on you, Drakeford Drive is intentionally awful to cars running against peak traffic flow, by design. (Ie: catch one red and you’ll probably catch them all) http://www.tams.act.gov.au/roads-transport/traffic/trafficsignals/drakeford_drive ...

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Decades Returns to Transit for 2014

By 20 January, 2014

Decades Returns to Transit for 2014 [ 26 January, 2014; ] Decades is back for 2014 and we are kicking off with our special Australia Day Edition! You will hear DJ's Jay, Melina and Esme play the usual eclectic mix of Indie, Shoegaze, Pop, Manchester, Psychedelic, Prog, Mod, Post-punk, Electronic, Dub Noise, New Wave, Garage Roc...

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