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Best of Canberra Taste Off – Chicken wings

By 26 January 2015
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Last week the call went out for Canberra’s best chicken wings, and for a while Smoque was the only restaurant receiving recommendations. I was delighted to eventually see other v...

Five electorates, Green pastures?

By 26 January 2015 5
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The change to the ACT electoral system, now with five electorates of five members, is fertile ground for the ACT Greens. Over the past couple of years we have seen letters f...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 25 January 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Dobinsons

By 24 January 2015
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Years ago, before the Canberra Centre expanded into what it is today, there was an area called the city market place, where Dobinsons first established itself as a small bakery...

Whats on this weekend? (24th, 25th and 26th January 2015)

By 23 January 2015
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that the anticipation of a long weekend kills any desire to be productive at work. You could alternate between refreshing Facebook and ch...

Canberrans honoured in Australia Day awards

By 26 January 2015

Several Canberrans are receiving Australia Day Honours in 2015 for the exceptional contribution they all make to the community in a variety of fields. Canberra is a community made up of so many passionate, talented and giving individuals, and I am proud to call this city home. To all of the Canbe...

RAW Canberra presents Visionary, 30 January

By 26 January 2015
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RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. Every second month it showcases around 30 artists in film, fashion, music, visual art, photography, performing art, h...

Carpenter and joiner

By 25 January 2015
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We need two built-in wall units made.  Can anyone recommend a carpenter/joiner who could help us?  I'm currently thinking of contacting two - Ray Browne Joinery and Benchmarc...

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A Look Around Canberra: Turner

By 28 November 2014
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This is the first instalment of RiotACT's newest weekly series: A Look Around Canberra (unless I think of a better name...). Each week I'll take a look at a different suburb an...

Justice Crew headlines 2015 National Multicultural Festival

By 28 November 2014

Chart-smashing Australian group Justice Crew and exciting new British funk and soul sensation Z-Star are among the headline acts for the 2015 National Multicultural Festival, Minister for Multicultural Affairs Joy Burch announced today. “One of the great things about our National Multicultural...

Hot dog! Our favourite Canberra dog swimming areas

By 28 November 2014 3
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Is your dog a panting mess, flopped down under a tree or spread out on the kitchen floor tiles getting under your feet? It’s not much fun going for ‘walkies’ on a swelteri...

Champion of India-Australia friendship wins top award

By 28 November 2014

A long-time champion of multicultural harmony, particularly relations between India and Australia, was last night named ACT Multicultural Advocate of the Year. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Joy Burch presented Raj Satija with the accolade at the 2014 ACT Multicultural Awards. “Mr Sati...

An illuminating start to Christmas in the City

By 28 November 2014
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Today Canberra makes history as the SIDS & Kids ACT Christmas Lights in the City breaks the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the world’s largest LED light image display. Can...

A stronger electoral system for the ACT

By 28 November 2014 5

The Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, yesterday tabled two reports into the ACT Electoral Act and introduced legislation to improve our electoral system. “The amendments to the Electoral Act build on the existing electoral system by strengthening the regulatory framework that supports transpare...

Family Christmas Fair

By 28 November 2014
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Costco’s Family Christmas Fair at Majura Park is being held this Saturday to support the NICU at Canberra Hospital. Fun for the whole family, the Christmas Fair will featu...

Southquay SQ1 Greenway Tuggeranong - Empire Global

By 28 November 2014 5

We're thinking of buying a unit in the new Greenway development Southquay SQ1 across from Bunnings (Tuggeranong).  The developer has a number of large unit block projects in progress, but where interested in looking at any of their completed projects. Can anyone provide information about any of the...

Canberra hosts first Asian Cup footy fan park

By 28 November 2014
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Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr, Senator Kate Lundy, former Socceroo and esteemed coach John Kosmina, Nutmeg the wombat mascot and Canberra United players are among the speci...

Could these be the best vegan and paleo cupcakes in Canberra?

By 28 November 2014
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Who doesn’t love a good cupcake? Even if you’re vegan, paleo or gluten free (and these days, who isn’t?), there’s a lot to like about a freshly-baked cupcake with lashi...

Police identify vehicle of interest in arson attack

By 28 November 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who may have seen a dark coloured Honda CRV in the Cooleman Court area on the night of an arson attack at a Weston café in March. ACT Polic...

Cowards at the Keyboard

By 28 November 2014 22
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Before the anonymity of the internet, if a person had a view and wanted it expressed, they had to write to a newspaper, call into a radio station or stand on a soap box. But th...

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