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The Canberra Night Noodle Markets

By 2 March 2015 9
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Earlier this year it was announced that Canberra was going to be introduced to the Noodle Markets made famous by Melbourne and Sydney, and it has been the talk of the town ever...

Chic Henry and the tram to nowhere?

By 2 March 2015 3
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I've had a couple of long conversations with Summernats' Chic Henry, who is tossing up whether to run in the 2016 ACT election. He told me that the Liberals want him to stan...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Juice

By 2 March 2015 4
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I quite enjoy a good fresh juice. When I’m out for weekend breakfast with my mates, I’m always the indulgent one that orders a coffee and a juice. This week I put the word out...

Should Norfolk Island be self governed?

By 2 March 2015 5
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The bun fight between the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly and the Commonwealth Government regarding governance of the island has been going on for decades. The island ha...

Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015
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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Local game developer launches crowdfunding campaign

By 2 March 2015

Local game developer Whale Hammer Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its turn-based tactics role-playing game (RPG), Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire. Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire is an episodic, turn-based tactics RPG set in a world that has fallen into a medieval dar...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 15
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According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

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Room 15 hosts December Blues Jam

By 12 December 2014

Host band for the annual Christmas Party Blues Jam is Room 15 featuring Bailey Judd on Lead Guitar & Vocals, Lachlan Phelps on Bass & John Vassallo on Drums. This young hotshot band from Goulburn will have you on your feet in no time. There'll also be a guest appearance of the re-formed ...

Third man to face court over decade-old robbery

By 12 December 2014 1

A 59-year-old Jerrabomberra man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning over an aggravated robbery in Mawson 10 years ago. Police will charge the man with aiding and abetting the May 2004 aggravated robbery of an armoured security van which had been collecting weekend takings from T...

Canberra's electricity prices are Australia's lowest, and falling

By 12 December 2014 1

The ACT’s electricity prices remain the lowest in the country according to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s 2014 Residential Electricity Price Trends report, released yesterday. Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, said the report, which sets out expected price movements fro...

BrodDogs now open in Braddon

By 12 December 2014 1
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One of Canberra’s most loved food vans, BrodDogs, has found a new home on Braddon’s Lonsdale Street. The bright-red gourmet hotdog van (a renovated version of the old Br...

A Look Around Canberra: McKellar

By 12 December 2014
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This week I thought I’d head up to the Belconnen area of Canberra, or as it’s known to some: Belco. With all the news stories on Bronwyn Bishop kicking record numbers of La...

Canberra Op Shop Guide - Christmas Edition

By 12 December 2014 7
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Christmas is one of my favourite times of year, but as much as I love it, I don’t love the consumerist habits it encourages. It can be tempting to buy all kinds of shiny trin...

Canberra elevated to another level

By 12 December 2014
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The first Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Canberra will open its doors on Friday, 12th of December allowing residents of the ACT to defy gravity. The $2.5 million trampoline park, ...

Andrew and Simon – an exercise in Destiny

By 12 December 2014 5
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The inevitability of this team of Andrew Barr and Simon Corbell had its genesis way back when they were both students. They were both leading lights in their paddock of the Yo...

State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap 11/12/14

By 11 December 2014 4
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Barr, it was time. Last week this humble columnist wrote a piece titled ‘Barr, it’s time’. Well, the day after Riotact published it, Barr’s time had come. The last w...

Frontline ambulance staff graduate today

By 11 December 2014

Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, has congratulated 22 members of the ACT Ambulance Service who will graduate at a special ceremony at the ACT Emergency Services Agency Training Centre in Hume at 11am today. “It is wonderful to recognise all of today’s graduates who ...

Grand final place up for grabs

By 11 December 2014
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Canberra United heads back to Melbourne this weekend to tackle Melbourne Victory for the second time this season aiming to repeat the success they secured in Round 7 and in the...

Weapons and drugs seized after Bonner warrant

By 11 December 2014
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ACT Policing General Duties members from Gungahlin and Belconnen Police Station executed a search warrant on a house in Bonner yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 10 December). ...

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