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Weekend cafe hot spot: Trevs @ Dickson

By 29 August 2015

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

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

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

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

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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2015 Kenneth Myer Lecture: Professor Mick Dodson AM

By 17 August 2015

Professor Mick Dodson AM delivers the 2015 Kenneth Myer lecture on a topic close to his heart. Drawing on his years of community and government engagement, Mick Dodson will offer...

The skinny on fat - we're the biggest losers

By 17 August 2015 60
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In Canberra, just over 50 per cent of us are overweight and 20 per cent of us are obese. The prevalence of obesity is now so high that the ACT Government has set up an obesity...

Simon Corbell - a humble visionary

By 17 August 2015 26
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I had 30 years in the public sector and 15 years in the parliamentary sector and am occasionally given cause to reflect on some of the characters I met in those days. With S...

How much you need to earn to buy property in Canberra

By 17 August 2015 32

If you want to buy the median-priced home in Canberra’s most expensive suburb for 2014, you’ll need an annual salary of $116,500. (The suburb is Griffith, and the media...

Lone Wolf Promotions presents Blues Preachers

By 16 August 2015
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The Blues Preachers – Brother John on guitar, banjo and vocals, and Captain Bluetongue on harmonica, mountain dulcimer and vocals – will take you to another place and time,...

Local film lovers take over Canberra Film Festival

By 16 August 2015

The Canberra International Film Festival returns to Canberra in November with grassroots focus on films hand-picked by local experts. It also has a new home at the National Film ...

Having a baby in Canberra - is private really better?

By 15 August 2015 10

I'm pregnant and would appreciate advice on whether to go private or public for antenatal care and delivery in Canberra. I have an existing medical condition so I would defi...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Tupelo, Civic

By 15 August 2015 6

Tupelo opened its doors near the Civic interchange earlier this year. Ever since then, everyone's been talking about the little coffee shop in the city with furniture made from pal...

I'm sorry Nick, you've just lost me

By 14 August 2015 24

A Sydney radio station was this morning forced to pull an interview with Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios’ brother Christos about the Stan Wawrinka sledging controversy. It...

Child located after Belconnen abduction

By 14 August 2015

ACT Policing would like to thank NSW Police Force and the community for their assistance in locating an 18-month-old girl who was abducted yesterday afternoon from a house in B...

Bundah Blues Band hosts August blues jam

By 14 August 2015
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The 2015 Year 11 and 12 music students from Narrabundah College delivers its music with much skill and enthusiasm. This band of 11 seasoned musicians, who all picked up their ...

Amanda McLean Pastels at Cork St Cafe Gallery, Gundaroo

By 14 August 2015 1
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A renowned pastelist, Amanda McLean has worked extensively in the Canberra region. Her recent focus has been landscapes and seascapes of southern NSW, and studies of Lake Burle...

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