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What’s on this weekend? 20th and 21st September 2014

By 19 September 2014 2
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With Floriade in full swing and predictions for some pretty cracking weather for the Capital, we’ve got a few suggestions for weekend activities. Add your own tips in the...

7.30 ACT what to expect from tonights program

By 19 September 2014
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7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday September 19th On Our Watch – Children are often the hidden victims of domestic violence and a new campaign calls for everyone to get involv...

Police seize six cannabis plants in Stirling

By 19 September 2014
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ACT Policing has seized six cannabis plants following the execution of a warrant on a home in Stirling today (Friday September 19). About 9.10am, police executed a Drugs of Depe...

Which Prominent Canberrans Compete in Roller Derby?

By 19 September 2014
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Just a quick note to say my latest short story explores the wonderful subculture of the Canberra Roller Derby League, and questions how prominent some of the competitors might be.....

Grooming, Deportment and Etiquette courses – Victoria’s Models

By 19 September 2014

Victoria's Model is Canberra's longest established modelling agency. Victoria's Models offers courses for all ages to improve life skills, self confidence and presentation, as well as training for the modelling industry. The experience and professionalism of our trainers ensures you will receive ...

Phone imagery leads to blackmail charge

By 19 September 2014

ACT Policing will summons a 22-year-old Fadden man to Court next month on blackmail charges after it was alleged he threatened to disseminate explicit images of a woman unless he received sexual favours. The 18-year-old victim uploaded images of herself to a private online dating site and allowed...

EATology the science of eating

By 19 September 2014
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Canberran’s are some pretty savvy eaters. With the establishment of Lonsdale Street and New Acton on top of the already vibrant culinary oasis of Kingston and Manuka, it is clear...

State/Territory Mutual Recognition fails again

By 19 September 2014

Today I received my renewal notice for my NSW Recreational Fishing License which has risen 17% to $35.00 for 12 months. They must be using the same rating formula as ACT Revenue. An equivalent license in the ACT does not exist (yet) but my favourite fishing spot is in NSW and ACT residents are n...

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Facefit released of pizza driver robber

By 7 August 2014
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ACT Policing has released the facefit of one of two males who robbed a pizza delivery driver in Banks on Thursday (July 25). About 9.25pm, a pizza delivery driver attended a...

Warehouse Circus Inc. premieres Refract in Canberra tonight

By 7 August 2014
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Warehouse Circus Inc. are bringing their high flying cast of young artists to shatter your idea of extraordinary with their new show Refract. An ignorant sailor attracts the...

Beets are in!

By 7 August 2014 7
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Beetroot are in. They are in season and in fashion. I came to beets later in life and now I adore them. If you're a fresh juicer, then you'll know the huge benefits of fresh be...

Liberty, Cruelty, and Animals

By 7 August 2014 34
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"There's a poor animal with blood on its head and tears running down its face. Who did that to it? It's lying in the dust and its wings are broken. Who broke its wings? Who cut...

Is Canberra Infested by a Brain-Eating Zombie Virus?

By 6 August 2014
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Hi All Just a quick note to say I am about to take down my short story about whether Canberra is infested by a brain-eating zombie virus. It was inspired by a reader's reque...

New Canberra Region Cancer Centre opens

By 6 August 2014

Canberrans and residents from the surrounding region undergoing specialised cancer treatment will now benefit from a streamlined cancer centre, based at the Canberra Hospital, that will combine several elements of cancer treatment including screening, treatment and palliative options in a new state-...

Moves and Appointments

By 6 August 2014
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In a new series each week I will profile some of the bigger moves and appointments taking place around Canberra.  Utilising tips and LinkedIn, I will also profile a new busi...

Game On! International Sport Business Breakfast

By 6 August 2014

2015 is set to be an exciting year for Canberra as the capital hosts matches as part of the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Canberra is hosting seven matches of the AFC tournament from 10 January to 23 January 2015, including a quarter final; and it will host thre...

Contract awarded for waterway monitoring

By 6 August 2014 4

The ACT Government has taken an important step towards improving water quality in Canberra's lakes and waterways with the announcement of the first successful consultancy to inform phase one of the $85 million Basin Priority Project. Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, said the successf...

Separation of Church and State

By 6 August 2014 29
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The emergence of the enlightened catch up of the Liberal Party (and hopefully their Coalition Party colleagues, the Nationals) to allow MPs a conscience vote on same sex marria...

Mt Rogers Primary School Fun Family Festival

By 6 August 2014
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Mt Rogers Primary School is holding a Fun Family Festival on Saturday 6 September 2014. The event also celebrates the school's 41st Birthday. On the sunny foothills of Mt...

The long road to gender balance

By 6 August 2014 42
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Katy Gallagher addressed the National Labour Women’s conference on the weekend, talking as the most senior elected member of the Australian Labor Party.  Her core message wa...

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