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Real estate’s best and brightest play the long game

By 21 August 2014
jonathan charles

As homeowners demand increasingly high levels of service from their real estate agents, the best in the industry are playing the long game and focusing on building client relat...

Winners of the Canberra Women in Business Awards

By 21 August 2014

The winners of the 2014 Canberra Women in Business Awards were announced last night at a gala dinner hosted by Canberra Women in Business (CWB) at the Hotel Realm. The event b...

Studio Underground – A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 August 2014 1

Come and join us in the Underground... The Canberra Youth Theatre Teen and Senior Ensembles have been bringing their considerable talents to bear for STUDIO UNDERGROUND – ...

Late fees for parking fines not justfied

By 21 August 2014 10

It is interesting that we are attacking the banks and now the telcos over late payment fees when our own local government can be included. I deservedly incurred a parking fi...

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

By 21 August 2014

A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar 'Little Red Riding Hood'. A funny ...

ACT Debating Union New Competitions for students

By 20 August 2014

The ACT Debating Union (ACTDU) is the largest organiser of schools debating in the ACT. A volunteer run organisation that aims to promote debating, public speaking and analytic...

Recycling plastic bags

By 20 August 2014 10

Hi RActors. I used to be able to recycle plastic bags at Coles & Woolies, but they no longer have collection bins at the stores I frequent. Planet ARK website tells m...

Man arrested on sexual assault offences

By 20 August 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 19-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday, August 19) after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women in Campbell on two separate occasions. Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in June last year after a night out in Civic. The second incident is a...

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Police seek witnesses to Civic assault

By 18 August 2014 5

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault outside a Civic nightclub in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday August 17). About 12.40am, security staff refused a man entry to the Academy nightclub on Bunda Street, Civic. The man became aggressive and engaged a bystander in a short ver...

Kandinsky Paintings: Latest High Tech Security Measure

By 18 August 2014

Hi All. Could a Kandinsky painting protect that expensive bottle of red wine you have stashed downstairs? That's the question posed by a yarn I wrote in Feburary. The reques...

Payroll Tax changes, or is it a new Recuitment Agency Tax?

By 18 August 2014 5

On Thursday evening the ACT Legislative Assembly passed the ACT Payroll Tax Reform Bill. This Bill prevents "genuine employers" from being exempt from payroll tax if they pick up contract work through a recruitment agency. Unfortunately, yet again, the ACT Government has done a poor job in formulati...

Rebrand works wonders for REIACT 2014 Small Agency of the Year

By 18 August 2014 2

Boutique real estate agency Cream Residential, winner of the REIACT 2014 Small Agency of the Year Award, is reaping the benefits of a complete brand transformation 12 months ag...

Courtney Love comes to Canberra on Saturday night (your chance to win a doubl

By 18 August 2014 16

Courtney Love brings a whole new level of cool to the Capital on Saturday night when her first solo tour of Australia hits the UC Refectory. Once described as the most contr...

August 2014 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum: Omnibus Territory Plan

By 18 August 2014 2

The August 2014 Public Forum for the Belconnen Community Council will be held at: 7.30pm, Tuesday 19 August 2014 in the Community Room above the Belconnen Library Chandler...

Canberra Op Shop Guide – House Edition

By 18 August 2014 5

Looking to update your décor? Why not give Target a miss and head to your local op-shop for a fun day of bargain hunting? Today, I’m going to give you a look at some of the cool...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 18 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous week. SALES Highest Sale: $1,203,000 Lowest Price: $216,000 Average Sale Price: $517,744 (- 4.32%) ...

Local Leaders - Matt Bullock (eWay)

By 18 August 2014 4

Canberra is home to a thriving technology sector making its mark both in Australia and overseas. One of the entrepreneurs leading this charge – and showing the world that the...

Disability Carers - A Plight

By 18 August 2014 6

I wanted to start a conversation about a subject which came to my attention the other night and see what other rioters thought. A guy I know was a professional graphic desig...

SciNight - Questacon

By 18 August 2014 4

Freudian Slit, Shazaram, Penelope Asterisk, Bubble O'Kill, Behemoth Rhapsody and Berry Bad take a moment away from teaching science to pose for the camera.  Photo supplied by ...

Riot Weekly Top 5 (17th August 2014)

By 17 August 2014 2

The week starting 9th August saw popular themes of food, politics and drug busts topping the popular posts chart along with a call for advice. The best read post of the week was...

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