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Inquiry called after death in custody at AMC

By 27 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

There will be an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the care and supervision of an Alexander Maconochie Centre detainee following his death in custody today...

Ask RiotACT: Canberra entrepreneurs?

By 27 May 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi Canberrans. Does anyone know of startups in the ACT, particularly firms that aim to grow beyond the ACT, begun by folks with a vocational education background of any sort...

Pre-made home delivered meals in Canberra – Part 2

By 27 May 2016 2
Gourmet Dinner Service

This is part 2 in a series of posts detailing some of the different options for pre-made meals that can be home delivered in Canberra. This is for all the busy people out th...

First Look – 79&Fine (Civic)

By 27 May 2016

I heard a few whisperings on social media this week about a new cafe in Civic and the name drew my attention immediately. I initially thought 79&Fine was a reference to may...

ACT Revenue sleuths to hunt tax cheats

By 26 May 2016 4
Tax investigation

The ACT Government will hire specialist investigators to track down tax cheats as part of a 2016-17 Budget initiative that is projected to recoup $27 million for an investmen...

Speaker gets baking for Biggest Morning Tea

By 26 May 2016
Baking madeleines

Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly Vicki Dunne has embraced the spirit of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, cooking up a batch of madeleines in her office kitchen to shar...

LinkedIn warns users after 117m passwords stolen

By 26 May 2016 1

Days after media reports of a massive data breach at LinkedIn surfaced, the business networking platform has told its members that the breach first occurred in 2012 but that th...

Canberras queuing culture: How do we line up?

By 26 May 2016
Noodle Markets queuing

Canberrans are instinctive queuers. Recently, I have witnessed this at the Westside Shipping Container Village; on the mornings of ALDI’s special deals days; at a bicycle and...

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Friday Night Live - Gwyn Ashton

By 3 March 2016
Gwyn Ashton1

Multi-instrumentalist Gwyn Ashton is an eclectic live performer blending roots, blues, alternative and ethnic music, fusing them together with alternate-tuned electro-acoustic ...

The Escalators - CD Launch at Smith's on March 11

By 3 March 2016

With more grooves than a record store, The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, the funk of New Orleans, & the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica. The South Coast collective are celebrating their sophomore release “From The Hip” and bring their show to Smith's Alternative ...

Comedy Club at the Civic Pub - 2 February

By 3 March 2016

  Comedy Club at the Civic Pub featuring Andrew Barnett   Since bursting onto the Sydney Comedy scene in 2010, Andrew Barnett has established himself as a crowd favourite in Comedy rooms throughout Sydney and across the country. He has supported some of the finest international and ...

Groovin The Moo 2016

By 3 March 2016

Groovin the Moo, Australia’s one and only touring regional festival, is set to return to the University of Canberra in 2016 as part of its six date national tour. The festival has cemented itself for over more than a decade as a crowd favourite, bringing patrons a diverse range of both national...

Top six things to do in Canberra this weekend (4-6 March)

By 3 March 2016 5

This weekend, you have a multitude of options. But we’ve selected the top six things around Canberra that are must-see. First up, and running all weekend, is Enlighten: you can v...

Rappel pleads guilty to murder of Tara Costigan

By 3 March 2016
Paul Costigan

More than a year after mother-of-three Tara Costigan died from wounds inflicted by an axe to her head while she held her one-week-old baby in her arms, Canberra man Marcus Rapp...

Take a hike: to the National Arboretum!

By 3 March 2016 29

As I’ve recently moved to the lovely Molonglo Valley I thought I’d profile a local walk this week. With so much development already completed and much more planned for Denman P...

Motorcyclist dies after collision at Stromlo

By 3 March 2016
Cotter Road, Stromlo

A man died in hospital late yesterday afternoon after suffering serious head and chest injuries when his motorcycle collided with a tree on Cotter Road, Stromlo a short time ea...

Kimball fronts new current affairs show

By 2 March 2016 13
Chris Kimball

Are you one of the many Canberrans who has missed ABC 7.30 ACT and its presenter Chris Kimball since the program’s demise in late 2014? Lament no more. Kimball is back on...

Community supervision alternative to prison now in effect

By 2 March 2016 7
Alexander Maconochie Centre

A new sentencing option allowing some offenders to serve their sentence in the community under close supervision is now available to judges and magistrates, Attorney-General Si...

Best of Canberra callout – Tennis clubs

By 2 March 2016 4

Australians love their tennis. Obviously, the Australian Open is our favourite time to remember this and we are all about tennis for an entire fortnight each year. (Also, if Ch...

Marist College 1982 year book

By 2 March 2016 1

Hi, I would like to find an 1982 year 7 Marist College Canberra year book for some research I'm doing about my Uncle who has now passed away. Can anyone please provide me with a copy or does anyone have a copy I can borrow? Any help or information about year 7 1982 Marist College Canberra is ap...

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