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Weekend cafe hot spot: Trevs @ Dickson

By 29 August 2015
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A group of girlfriends and I try to have monthly dinners. We are so busy with our individual lives that this seems to be the best way for us to catch up – by planning a whole mon...

Have you seen these antique books?

By 28 August 2015
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On Wednesday 5 August, ACT Policing commenced an investigation into a burglary in Dickson. Amongst stolen items of property, there were three antique books which were located i...

A look around Canberra – Dickson

By 28 August 2015 7
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The suburb of Dickson in Canberra's north was named after Sir James Dickson, one of the founders of the constitution and premier of Queensland in the late 1800s. Dickson...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (29 and 30 August 2015)

By 28 August 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Harrison, Red Hill, Ngunnawal, Kambah, Wanniassa and Curtin. Happy Friday! Saturday 29 August 12 Cruikshank Street 7am to 4pm...

Bolt in for a fascinating experience!

By 27 August 2015
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Offering more than just horse racing, Thoroughbred Park has again raised the bar for corporate entertainment, function space and classy race day ideas. It’s definitely more t...

10 things to do in Canberra this weekend (29 and 30 August 2015)

By 26 August 2015 3
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This weekend's highlights include a LEGO exhibition, the ADFA open day and free ice cream in Garema Place. What are your plans? 1. Journey of a Curator with Dr Deborah Hart Joi...

Has the tax office gone mad?

By 28 August 2015 12
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Life was simple once. The tax office sent me a bill in the mail. I then paid the bill. Now the tax office sends an email to MyGov, MyGov sends an email to me. I go to MyGov,...

Has Joe Republic put a banana in Tony’s tailpipe?

By 27 August 2015 9
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There is little doubt our Federal Government is lost somewhere in the wilderness, flitting from issue to issue with what appears to be no real purpose. Or is it? Commentator...

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Review - Schnitzel Haus, Braddon

By 16 June 2015 22
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If you’re after a schnitzel as big as your head, try Braddon’s newest food offering, Schnitzel Haus in Lonsdale Street. I know there’s one of these already in Canberra...

How much did you pay for your last haircut?

By 16 June 2015 43
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Call me a metrosexual or whatever you like, but I love getting my hair cut. Unfortunately it doesn’t make me any better looking. I still walk out with my worry (and laughing)...

Rattenbury heads lineup at next North Canberra Community Council meeting

By 15 June 2015 2

Shane Rattenbury (Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Justice, Sport and Recreation; Minister Assisting the Chief Minister on Transport Reform) will present to the North Canberra Community Council meeting on 16 June. Steve Doszpot (Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Sport and ...

Have your say on proposed Lyneham food forest

By 15 June 2015 11
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Territory and Municipal Services is reminding Canberrans that today is the last day to provide feedback on the proposed Lyneham food forest, to be located behind Lyneham Prima...

Wild wild west theme party

By 15 June 2015
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Yee-haw! Welcome to the Wild West Theme Event. Your cowboy/cowgirl hat is starting to collect dust. You're humming the theme song to the classic TV western ‘Bonanza’. Rathe...

Mandolin concert, 28 June

By 15 June 2015
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Come and enjoy a program of beautiful music played by COZMO (Capital of Australia Mandolinata) and our learning group COZYMO! COZMO will present delightful music from Arcang...

Best of Canberra taste off - Street food

By 15 June 2015 3
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It might not be the best time of year for eating dinner outdoors, but when it comes to street food, even the cold winter nights aren’t keeping Canberrans away. This weekend I ven...

Can the Planning Minister bring planning back under control?

By 15 June 2015 4
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According to the Canberra Times, the Property Council has concluded that Canberra's planning system is overly bureaucratic, without a strong strategic direction. That the ass...

Tired Telstra Tower has sky high possibilities

By 15 June 2015 44
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The Telstra Tower is one of our most iconic Canberra landmarks. It is something tourists look for when they are lost, and a great relief for Canberrans to see when travelling ...

Job vacancy: Asylum seeker turnaround project

By 15 June 2015 110
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ADVERTISEMENT JOB VACANCY – ASYLUM SEEKER TURNAROUND PROJECT The Commonwealth Government is inviting expressions of interest for multiple positions in its Border Protecti...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 14 June 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...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Patissez, Manuka

By 13 June 2015 8
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When I heard friends of ours were opening a new café called Patissez, I was very excited. After all, Anna and Gina Petridis had recently been contestants on My Kitchen Rules, ...

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