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Weekend cafe hot spot: Chatterbox Espresso Bar, Belconnen

By 1 August 2015
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Before we head out for breakfast on a Saturday morning, I check Facebook to see if anyone is talking about a new breakfast spot. Facebook is handy like that. Because we live in ...

A look around Canberra – Bruce

By 31 July 2015 3
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The suburb of Bruce is named after former prime minister Stanley Melbourne Bruce, who occupied the highest office in the land between 1923 and 1929. Though, judging by a recent...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 31 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Dunlop, Casey, Kambah, Karabar, Waramanga, Cook, Macquarie, Page and Isabella Plains. Happy Friday! Saturday 1 August Eales Place Kamb...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 30 July 2015 2
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This weekend's highlights include a documentary film festival, a winter festival at the National Portrait Gallery and free ice cream at the Canberra Centre. 1. Wildlife art ...

Women’s team sports in Canberra? (For a beginner)

By 1 August 2015
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Hi all, I was hoping to find a women's sports team to train with on weeknights or weekends. I haven't played any team sports in a while but am keen to try something new whi...

Roof ventilation advice in Canberra?

By 31 July 2015 5
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I am just hoping for some advice from other Canberrans who have some experience with installing any of the various types of roof ventilation in their home. Basically what did y...

Sydney’s Indian Dance Centre presents The Ramayana and Indian dance workshops

By 31 July 2015
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After a series of sold-out shows in Australia, New Zealand and in the United States, Sydney's Indian Dance Centre will be presenting its Ramayana dance drama production at the ...

Canberra ghost stories wanted!

By 31 July 2015 1
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Hi all, I'm looking at writing a new book regarding ghosts and hauntings in the Canberra/ ACT area. As such, I would appreciate any stories anyone has and are happy to tell (an...

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In pictures: FASHFEST 2015

By 17 May 2015
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The FASHFEST runway shows are over for another year, and what a year it has been! Starting with the model castings, the announcement of the two faces of FASHFEST and the change ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 17 May 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...

Police investigate assault in Kambah

By 17 May 2015
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Police are calling for witnesses who may have seen an assault take place at the Caltex Service Station on O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah last night (Saturday, 16 May). Between...

Canberra's friendliest off-leash dog meeting places

By 17 May 2015 7

Did you know that most Canberra neighbourhood ovals and sports fields (areas that are irrigated), and lots of parks around our suburbs are designated dog off-leash areas? Dog walkers in the know meet up in these areas, usually late afternoon, to chat while their dogs play together, chase balls, s...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Cream Cafe & Bar, Canberra City

By 16 May 2015
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I have found myself spending a lot of time in the city trying to find food this week. It would seem that being a Fashfest model causes quite the appetite – who would have thought...

Photography competition: Australian rock star (photos) wanted

By 15 May 2015
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Geoscience Australia is on the look-out for photos with rock-star qualities, with entries now open for the 2015 Top GeoShot photographic competition. The theme for this year...

Nicole Feely new ACT Health Director General

By 15 May 2015

Lead Partner for Health at KPMG Canberra and former chief executive of South Metropolitan Health (Western Australia) and St Vincent’s Health (Victoria), Ms Nicole Feely, will be the next ACT Health Director General, Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Minister for Health Simon Corbell announced today. ...

Simon Corbell to address North Canberra Community Council

By 15 May 2015 9

Deputy Chief Minister Simon Corbell will address the North Canberra Community Council on Tuesday 19 May 2015.  Minister Corbell will discuss Canberra’s progress toward sustainability, including renewable energy policies, energy efficiency policies and the Capital Metro project. The Communi...

A look around Canberra - Kippax

By 15 May 2015 7
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This week we’re exploring a place, rather than a suburb, just to mix things up a bit. Kippax is an area in the Belconnen region which is located within the suburb of Holt....

Boy, 12, missing from Belconnen area

By 15 May 2015 1
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UPDATE: ACT Policing says the boy has been located safe and well (11.30am Friday 15 May). ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a 12-year-old boy, mis...

Local sports club profile - Storm MMA

By 15 May 2015 2
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Ever since Storm MMA’s first fighter competed under the club’s name in 2009, founder Storm Oshyer says the club has taken a non-traditional approach to martial arts. “...

Weekend garage sale guide (16th and 17th May 2015)

By 15 May 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Kambah, Kaleen, Banks, Belconnen, Isaacs, Franklin, Theodore, Jerrabomberra, Gordon, Hughes, Monash, Forde, Chisholm, Queanbeyan and Watson....

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