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Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 1

ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

Riot Weekly Top 5 (30th August 2014)

By 31 August 2014

This week we have been requested to offer the Top 5 posts for comments along with the Top 5 posts for readership, so here you go. Of most interest to Rioters this week… ...

Queanbeyan Cinema – more red tape

By 30 August 2014 3

Hi Rioters, Unsure if you've been following the epic drama over the border in Queanbeyan. In a nutshell, we've been clamouring for a cinema for 18 years, and it's come ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: U&Co., Kaleen Shops

By 30 August 2014 1
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Being a Southsider, I haven’t been to Kaleen Shops before but took a step off my well-trodden path, under recommendation of a friend, to visit U&Co. café. I’m prett...

What’s on this weekend? 30th and 31st August 2014

By 29 August 2014 1

As Winter draws to a close and we look to the blossoms with the hope of warmer weather and longer days, two days remain to get through that final push to Spring. The fact that...

Wheelchair stolen in Dunlop

By 29 August 2014 2

Hi all, Long time lurker, wish I was making a first post in better circumstances. My sons wheelchair was stolen from the boot of our car overnight, and I'm hoping someone may have seen it or have some information which will lead to it's return. We live in Dunlop, very close to the walking/bike...

Motorcycle lane filtering to be trialled in the ACT

By 29 August 2014 26

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, today announced that a two-year trial of motorcycling lane filtering will commence in the ACT from 1 February 2015. “Motorcycle lane filtering is when a motorcyclist moves between stationary or slow moving vehicles in the same lane. It is not the same as lane s...

Wanted: a reliable bobcat operator

By 29 August 2014 1

I'm after a reliable bobcat operator that knows how to drive a bobcat properly and will actually turn up when a time has been agreed. Have had a couple of recent bad experiences. Prefer north side, any advice appreciated!...

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Farmers Market Matters and Turalla Truffles

By 17 July 2014

Are you going to the Capital Region Farmers Market this weekend? I sure am. My favourite beef producer, Gilmore Braes Heritage Beef, has added New Zealand 'oca' yams to their range...

Stephen Larkham shares his views in the lead up to the Chiefs match

By 17 July 2014

The ACT Brumbies' commanding 47-25 victory over the Western Force in last weekend's final round of the regular Super Rugby season, to put it simply, produced the goods. Need...

Canberra's Crowd-funding success story

By 17 July 2014 1

The story advances as Pat and Sancho from The Chop Shop rack up their target of $10,000 within 5 days of launching on crowd-funding website Kickstarter. As you can imagine they...

RSPCA joins Floriade

By 16 July 2014 1

The RSPCA ACT have been announced as a Floriade 2014 charity partner. The animal welfare organisation, alongside another local charity which will be announced closer to the event, will enhance Floriade's festival atmosphere and raise awareness of their important causes with unique experiences an...

Elvis to (finally) make an appearance at Brick Expo

By 16 July 2014 2

LEGO fans of all ages have a reason to get excited this winter. On August 23 and 24, Canberra Brick Expo will return to the Hellenic Club Woden, along with the long-awaited app...

Jack Biilmann and Benjalu keeping it intimate at The Front Gallery and Cafe

By 16 July 2014 1
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Let me first start by saying that if there is a place in or near Canberra that looks more like my Grandmother's lounge room than the Front Gallery in Lyneham, I'm yet to discov...

Vigilance needed to protect against real estate scams

By 16 July 2014

Real estate agents are being warned to be on high alert for property scams after the arrest this week of three people by South African Police in connection with the attempted fraudulent sale of a home in Western Australia. Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, said the fraudulent sale of a home is on...

When good art turns bad

By 16 July 2014 8

I received a letter from my daughter's school some time ago letting parents know that the board had met and decided that should Rolf Harris be found guilty, a painting of his w...

Ginninderra Falls: How to open this treasure to the public?

By 16 July 2014 17

Sometimes no matter how much we want something, real life just gets in the way. So it is with Ginninderra Falls, the beautiful bit of Kakadu right here in Canberra that has bee...

Canberra Poetry Slam: 2 Tens & A Tomato

By 16 July 2014

The Canberra Poetry Slam returns to the Front Gallery and Cafe on Friday, the 25th of July! Artists Geoffrey Dunn and Marina Talevski are exhibiting their collaborative projec...

LDA Consultation Process Lacks Integrity

By 16 July 2014 13

The Yarralumla Residents Association does not share David Dawes' definition of community engagement as noted by him in the Canberra Times on July 14 (Letters 'Engaging the Public'). Genuine community engagement involves regular dialogue rather than three years of silence between consultations. Ge...

Julian Hobba, "Bartleby" (Interview)

By 16 July 2014

Julian Hobba is best known for "Delicacy", his play about a real-life case of mutually-agreed cannibalism. Now his imagination has been fired by Herman Melville's short story "...

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