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Best hair salons in Canberra?

By 26 March 2015 5
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Are you looking for a good Canberra hairdresser but don’t know where to start? Here are my recommendations for what to look for when selecting a new salon and stylist: ...

Two women assaulted, police seeking witnesses

By 26 March 2015 2
woman walking alone at night

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who can assist in the investigation of an indecent assault which took place on campus at the University of Canberra last week. On Wednesda...

Whats on this weekend? 28th and 29th March

By 26 March 2015 5

How is it almost the end of March? This month seems to have raced by, probably in part because the past few weekends have been jam-packed with festivals (Art Not Apart, You Are...

Why did Smiths Alternative really close?

By 25 March 2015 13

One of Canberra’s most loved performance venues announced last week that it would cease its operations indefinitely. This week, Smith’s Alternative is in receivership. The c...

Cheap eats – Wattle Snack Bar (Phillip)

By 25 March 2015 1
wattle snack bar

Before founding Coffee Guru in the early 2000s, Stephen Ashworth ran a takeaway shop in Phillip’s Colbee Court. His Steve’s Special burger (chicken schnitzel, lettuce, mayo, ba...

Gungahlin traffic woes

By 24 March 2015 36

Is anyone else finding the daily commute out of Gungahlin difficult? My concerns are, as the population of the district increases the amount of traffic on the roads will onl...

Jerrabomberra Wetlands: Some surprising history!

By 26 March 2015

ACT Heritage Festival Event at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Sunday 19 April: 10am-12.30pm Join Mark Butz for a presentation on the many layered history of the Jerrabomberra Wetlands for an hour then, weather permitting, a guided walk for about an hour. The floodplain and the people have shaped each...

ACT Health to run Ebola simulation exercise

By 25 March 2015

Minister for Health Simon Corbell today announced that ACT Health will tomorrow run an exercise simulating a case of ebola arriving at a Canberra health service. “The functional exercise has been designed to practice and validate the preparedness of the ACT health sector to identify and treat a s...

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AFC Asian Cup Australia: Korea vs. Oman

By 8 January 2015 35
AFC Asian Cup Australia

Asia’s biggest football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup, is coming to Australia in January. Canberra will host seven games, including a quarter final, with the rest of the 25 ...

Roof rebedding & repointing

By 8 January 2015 2

Just want to get an update from the Canberra community about who to avoid and who people can recommend to do rebedding and repointing of a tile roof. In particular, I would li...

Charlie and Lola’s Extremely New Play

By 8 January 2015
charlie and lola play

Charlie & Lola’s Extremely New Play is the sequel to Charlie & Lola’s Best Bestest Play, which sold out throughout Australia in 2012. Enter a wonderful journey throu...

Back to work fashion

By 8 January 2015 4

Christmas is over and everyone is slowly returning back to work. Whether you didn't buy enough new clothes at the Boxing Day sales or you're doing the whole "new year, new me thing...

Challenge yourself in one of Canberra’s obstacle course events

By 8 January 2015

As 2015 clicked over, my email inbox started filling up with messages on obstacle course events I should make it my new year’s resolution to sign up to. There are so many ...

New traffic flow measures for South Tuggeranong announced

By 8 January 2015

Roads ACT in conjunction with ACT Policing, the ESA and the South Tuggeranong Fire & Rescue project contractor will implement the following measures to help alleviate the traffic congestion being created by road works during morning and afternoon peak periods. From today Woodcock Drive will becam...

Kim Churchill at The Abbey, 16 Jan

By 7 January 2015
kim churchill single spark

Canberra born and Merimbula raised singer/songwriter Kim Churchill returns to the nation’s capital to promote his new single, Single Spark, which is also the opening track from h...

UC Capitals take on West Coast this Friday

By 7 January 2015
Canberra Capitals

The University of Canberra Capitals take on the West Coast Waves this Friday evening (9 January 2015) at the AIS Arena. As seven-time Women’s National Basketball League Ch...

Gluten free restaurants in Braddon

By 7 January 2015 10

Looking for gluten free restaurants in Braddon. Does anyone know of any?...

eBook Library lets students read anywhere, anytime

By 7 January 2015 1

Minister for Education and Training Joy Burch today launched the eBook Library, a new online resource for ACT public school students and teachers. “The eBook Library provides students and teachers with access to eBooks and audio books via the secure ACT schools online resource portal - the Dig...

Elderly pets swelter - give them shelter

By 7 January 2015 1

With temperatures set to soar across Australia this summer, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is reminding pet owners, that like elderly humans, many older pets need ...

TransACT VDSL2 "Phone & Broadband" bundle

By 7 January 2015 26

Hi, I would like to hear your experiences with the above mentioned product, on a 2 years plan 50GB peak and 50GB off peak on the at $80 per month. Specifically the qualit...

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