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Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Gough Whitlam

By 21 October 2014 12
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Edward Gough Whitlam was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia from 1972 to 1975, and a genius of humanity. I think that perhaps the only person worthy of delivering Gough’s ...

Man wanted by police; warrant for arrest

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate 27-year-old Sonny Oeti, who they believe is responsible for a number of aggravated robberies earlier this year. ...

What are the worst traffic lights in Canberra?

By 22 October 2014 7

By the 'worst', I mean the most frustrating and disruptive, the ones that always seem to be red, no matter from which direction you approach them, and particularly if it's on the more important road of the two at an intersection.  The ones which really get on your wick. My own 'top two' are the ...

Mower repair

By 22 October 2014 6

My daughter needs to have her mower looked at. Her teenage boys have been fiddling with it trying to get it going. It will start but won't keep going. Can anyone recommend someone, maybe a hobbyist, to do a reasonably priced job?...

Elderly man missing; assistance sought

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 80-year-old man, Vernon Pretty. Vernon was last seen this morning about 6.45am when he left his u...

Book Launch: ‘Fire in the Afternoon’ by John Stokes

By 22 October 2014
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Celebrated poet John Stokes does not shy from the contentious and the harrowing, his verse evokes the plain truth about love, sex and chaos. In a clear, resonant voice Fire in ...

Concrete slab: Normal vs Waffle Pod recommendations

By 22 October 2014 4

Hi All, I am looking to build a house in Canberra, and I was given the option to either go with a waffle pod slab with single glazed windows or a normal slab with double glazed windows to achieve the 6 star rating. Do any of you out there have any suggestions as to which option would be best suitab...

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An Evening with Pat Farmer

By 18 October 2014
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Pat Farmer is an extreme ultra marathon runner, achieving historic and world record breaking runs through some of the most inhospitable conditions known. His physical and ment...

Unapproved decks

By 18 October 2014 11

There was an add on a local radio station a few months ago advertising a company that can do all the work needed to get an unapproved deck approved, can anyone remember the name please. If not advice on how to do this would also be appreciated. Its a huge covered deck 3-4 meters off the ground. T...

Woman charged over death in Dunlop

By 18 October 2014 4

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested over the death of her mother in Dunlop last night (Friday, October 17). About 5:40pm police received a call to attend a home in Dexion Place, Dunlop. On arrival, a 56-year-old woman was found deceased and a crime scene was established. The 23-year-old ha...

Weekend Cafe Hotspot: Kingston & Co, Westfield Belconnen

By 18 October 2014 1
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After trying out two cafes in Westfield Woden I thought it was time to put Westfield Belconnen to the test! I have a friend that works at Westfield Belconnen and she immediately...

Man arrested on stalking and indecency charge

By 18 October 2014

A 35-year-old Chisholm man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, October 18) charged with stalking and act of indecency. Police will allege the man committed an indecent act on a 23-year-old woman as she walked to her car on Thursday night (October 16) in Chisholm. Abou...

Police investigate suspicious death in Dunlop

By 17 October 2014
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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious death in Dunlop which occurred earlier today (Friday, October 17). About 5:40pm police received a call to attend a home in Dexion Pla...

ScreenACT funding to support filmmakers

By 17 October 2014

ScreenACT will receive $80,500 from the 2015 ACT Arts Fund Program category to support local emerging filmmakers and screen practitioners, Minister for the Arts Joy Burch announced today. “The ACT Government is committed to supporting artistic development for our local film and screen artists....

7.30 ACT - what to expect from tonight's program

By 17 October 2014
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7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday October 17th The Lake 2014 - 50 years of Lake Burley Griffin. The Lake in 2014 and the people who love it. ANZAC Treasures - the Gallipoli col...

National Folk Festival - first artists announced for next year

By 17 October 2014

The first artists have been revealed for next year’s National Folk Festival. First artists to be announced for 2015 are: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas - one of the most exciting developments in Scottish trad music and representative of the cultural renaissance currently transforming Sc...

Farrer Playschool is enrolling now for 2015

By 17 October 2014

Is your child turning 3 before 30 April 2015? The FARRER PLAYSCHOOL is a non-profit, community based educational facility for 3 year olds. Our fully qualified teachers use a structured program to help the ‘Playschoolers’ develop the social skills and confidence that will be of value to them i...

Transfer of car between family members

By 17 October 2014 29

Hi, I was just after some advice after speaking with Canberra Connect the other day when updating my registration details. My wife and I separated around 6 months ago. Our car has always been in my name. While I was at the shop front on another matter, I asked the staff member what I would nee...

What's on this weekend? 18th and 19th October 2014

By 17 October 2014
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After a few days of fairly chilly weather, the good news is that it’s Friday – and the sun is due to be out for the weekend – hoorah! A few tips for how to enjoy it fr...

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