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Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014 2
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Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014
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“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Possible ramifications for public servants from health insurance selloff

By 25 October 2014

Radio National is reporting plans on the part of Medicare and the Government to compulsorily take part of public servants' superannuation on retirement, and use it to pay health care premiums, regardless of the choices and wishes of said retirees once Medicare is privatised. With no regard to whethe...

Canberra Home Delivery Food?

By 25 October 2014 2

I've just moved to Canberra and quite like it... except for the take-away and home delivery choices (or at least those I've found so far). Why does Pad Thai cost $16.50 (Lemon Grass)? In Sydney $12 is expensive. Same goes for Indian food... curries at $17-20 is a rip-off for take away. And why n...

Dodgy TV (ABC + 10) Fraser – anyone else?

By 24 October 2014

No signal on those two stations since storm yesterday.  Anyone else in the Fraser area having the same trouble, or it is just us? cheers MS...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014 1

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 4
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ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 27

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

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Violent Drunks – Bars not to Blame

By 4 September 2014 8
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About eight years ago, I punched a man in the face at the Kingston Pub. I’m not proud of it, but I’m not exactly sorry about it either. Occasionally, after a bit of liqu...

Climate Change

By 4 September 2014 99
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Just to open the batting... did anyone notice the Canberra Times article page 7 entitled "Aid for island nations hit by warming a moral duty"? It contains a picture of an i...

Yeehah - western gear

By 3 September 2014 1

Greetings Rednecks, Bootscooters and Good Old Boys, where can I buy some kick a^*e western gear (as in clothes) in Canberra? Not just ya basic checks and jeans but something with a bit of Kinky Freedman style. Hope y'all can set me mozyin in the right direction....

Aubergine takes out 2 hats in the Good Food Guide 2015

By 3 September 2014 2
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The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015 will be released on September 6th with some familiar Canberra restaurants making the grade, along with a few rookies. Aubergin...

Hans J. Wegner Master Modernist Icon furniture exhibition presented by Design

By 3 September 2014

To mark a very significant occasion, Designcraft is proud to present “Master Modernist Icon”, a retrospective exhibition celebrating Hans J. Wegner’s 100th birthday. In the world of design, it would be difficult to find a furniture designer, craftsperson, architect, artist or design student...

Finding Home - A Refugee's Journey

By 3 September 2014

School Students for Refugees presents: An inspiring weekend of art - see the winning artwork produced by students in primary and secondary school as they express their unique perspective on the experiences of refugees. Students in years K-12 are invited to illustrate their view on what seeking as...

Local Leaders – Mikaela Danvers (Canberra Creatives)

By 3 September 2014 2
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While Canberra may be better known for its policy makers than its crafting abilities, it is also home to an emerging creative community using craft to bring people together. ...

Ice Ice Baby - the changing face of charity

By 3 September 2014 1
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Over the weekend my husband was nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge.  So, on Sunday afternoon (thankfully a pretty nice day given it was still officially winter) he sat out...

Gas bill - Conversion Factor

By 3 September 2014 13

ActewAGL suddenly changed our Conversion Factor from about 0.6 to 0.9 and claims that all of a sudden we are using about 60% more Units than our previous bill (even though someone moved out of our place 3 months ago and was not replaced). ActewAGL have reissued an old bill and a issued new one wh...

The Project Space - Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres

By 3 September 2014
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Earlier this year the Gorman Arts Centre was presented with an opportunity to run a short program 'The Project Space' in a temporarily vacated Currong Theatre wing. They decide...

All About Care leads the way

By 3 September 2014 3
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Cara Hade, founder of Canberra-based home and community care agency All About Care, was pleasantly surprised to win the Business Woman of the Year Award at last month’s Canbe...

Canberra Hospital running over optimal capacity

By 3 September 2014

This is not exactly news to anyone who either works in the public health system in Canberra, or utilises it as a patient, but this is a fairly well-presented and succinct summary via ABC News this week: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-31/canberra-hospital-close-to-capacity/5708962...

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