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Fire in roof of Theodore home

By 20 July 2014 1

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that began in the roof of a Theodore home. The occupants called Emergency Triple Zero (000) after noticing the fire and self-evacuated. The house is located on the corner of Louis Loder Street and Lawrence Wackett Crescent. ACT Fire & Rescue ha ...

University of Canberra the rich kid on the block?

By 19 July 2014 23

Is it just me or do others get the impression UC is the rich kid on the block? For example this week was one of the few weeks they didn’t buy a Canberra sporting team but instead they opened a $16 million sports field. I’m sure next week we will read about their new UC Canberra [...] ...

Capital Metro consultation heads to Gunghalin

By 19 July 2014 36

Capital Metro Agency staff will be in the Gungahlin Village Shopping Centre, near the Coles supermarket, today (19 July) to further discuss the proposed design for light rail in Canberra. Minister for Capital Metro, Simon Corbell, who will be in attendance during the morning, urged Canberrans to vis ...

Confessions of a Topless Man Painterer

By 19 July 2014

Confessions of a Topless Man Painterer You may think that slopping paint on a half-naked university student’s torso is a questionable Saturday evening activity, but as card-carrying member of the rUCkus crew, I t ...

Education Systems Limited

By 18 July 2014 3

Education Systems Limited In John Dewey’s book Democracy and Education he writes, ‘it is illiberal and immoral to train children to work not freely and intelligently but for the sake of the wor ...

Where are all the ladies?

By 18 July 2014 8

Where are all the ladies? I don’t have as many single guy friends as I do single women; however of the few I do, there definitely seems to be a general consensus that approaching women in a nightclub ...

The Fairytale Channel - Smiths Alternative (Review)

By 18 July 2014

The Fairytale Channel - Smith's Alternative (Review) Local writer/director Kirsty Budding pulls us into our televisions (or at least our DVDs of Disney movies) for The Fairytale Channel, a children’s show in the style of Shrek ...

Motorcyclist Suffers Critical Head Injuries

By 17 July 2014

A man in his thirties has suffered critical head injuries in a crash on Sturt Avenue in Narrabundah. Intensive care paramedics treated the motorcyclist at the scene before transferring him to The Canberra Hospital. The ACT Ambulance Service and Fire & Rescue were alerted to the incident by a Em ...

Have you lost a Beagle?

By 17 July 2014 1

I have custody of a faded Tri Colour Beagle which has escaped from its regular digs. She was found somewhere around Eggleston Cres in Woden, goes by the name of Bridgette, (or at least she used to) and is approx 7 years of age. I believe she may reside in the Bonython area normally. I know [...] ...

Stolen items recovered in Gowrie warrant

By 17 July 2014

ACT Policing executed a search warrant on a house in Gowrie on Wednesday morning (16 July) recovering items stolen in multiple burglaries. About 9.45am members from Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team executed a Drugs of Dependence Act 1989 search warrant at a residence on Dalziel Street. I ...

Rishi Desai served up food so good at the Truffle Festival we had to share on

By 17 July 2014

Rishi Desai served up food so good at the Truffle Festival we had to share one of his recipes I went along to a Truffle Festival lunch hosted at IBIS last Sunday to seek culinary inspiration from local Masterchef contestant Rishi Desai. Rishi introduced us to the flavour ...

Yoga at 40 degrees

By 17 July 2014

Yoga at 40 degrees Fancy getting hot and sweaty in a room full of people, some near-naked? Try Bikram Yoga. You’ll probably have heard of Bikram Yoga by now – it’s been around awhile. ...

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