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You want me to work Sunday? Then pay what’s fair!

By 5 August 2015 16
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So this debate has reared up again. Penalty rates. Depending on which side of the argument you might be - I believe something needs to be done, and soon. The rates (some upw...

Cheap eats – Griffith Vietnamese (Griffith)

By 5 August 2015 3
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For this week's cheap eats I wanted to find somewhere that was cheap all the time, seven days a week, as opposed to an establishment that has a lunch special Monday to Friday. ...

Local leaders – Kyle Webber (Nutrivolve)

By 5 August 2015 1
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23-year-old Kyle Webber (pictured above, left) has had an almost lifelong fascination with nutrition. So when two friends asked him to help them prepare for an upcoming bodybui...

Canberra tales: NGA steps to nowhere

By 5 August 2015 3
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The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) opened its new wing in 2010 and amongst several key improvements was the realignment of the main front entrance. This new southern entra...

80% increase in Canberra car break-ins – is this avoidable?

By 4 August 2015 8
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In the last few months I have noticed a lot of people reporting stolen cars, smashed windows and thefts on various online community notice boards. I wasn't sure if crime had sp...

Project Safe Plate back this weekend

By 5 August 2015
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If you didn't get your number plates fitted with tamper proof screws back in June, now is your chance. ACT Policing has today announced that officers will be on hand to fit ...

Calling Canberra’s dodgy fiddle players!

By 5 August 2015 1
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I'm new to Canberra and play fiddle (but not very well). I'm keen to meet up with other not-very-good fiddle players so we can enjoy playing together, without worrying about b...

30km speed limit in school zones?

By 4 August 2015 26
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The ACT Government would like community views to be expressed on reducing the speed limit around schools to 30kmph - but there has been nothing posted on the ‘Time to Talk...

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A look around Canberra - Isaacs

By 24 July 2015 15
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We went down to the Woden Valley this week to take a look at the suburb of Isaacs. This suburb was named after former governor general, attorney general and chief justice Is...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (25th and 26th July 2015)

By 24 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Hackett, Torrens and Florey. Happy Friday! Saturday 25 July 60 Maitland Street Hackett 8am to 11am Antique furniture, ...

Hawker Primary evacuated due to gas leak

By 23 July 2015

ACT Fire & Rescue crews have evacuated students from Hawker Primary School in Hawker because of a gas leak. Firefighters are currently attempting to isolate the supply. Update to follow....

Girl, 7, dies in Page car crash

By 23 July 2015 13
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ACT Policing is investigating a fatal collision in Page last night (Wednesday 22 July). Around 7pm, police operations were notified of the collision between a Nissan Navara...

Cheap eats - Baan Latsamy (Manuka)

By 23 July 2015
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There's nothing like a spicy laksa to warm you from head to toe on a cold, rainy, Canberra day. Baan Latsamy in Manuka is one of my favourite lunch spots, and I get the same...

Internecine: The Vanished Musicians

By 23 July 2015
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Internecine: The Vanished Musicians celebrates the silent contribution of the modern refugee through an investigation of hidden Australian Swing-era history. WWII: Ninety-si...

In photos: A dog's day out at A Pooch Affair

By 23 July 2015 8
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Dog owners are a special breed. We have a soft spot for all dogs, but think our own dog is secretly the best. We say things like, "He won't hurt you," or "She is toilet trained," b...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (25 and 26 July 2015)

By 23 July 2015 6
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This weekend: The GWS Giants return to Canberra for their third match at Manuka Oval this season, Mount Stromlo hosts a public observatory night and the Embassy of Brazil invites y...

Tara Costigan's boys need their family to come together

By 22 July 2015 1
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It was a murder that shocked the nation's capital to its core. A young mother killed in her Canberra home in front of her own children. It is now up to our judicial system to e...

Lone Wolf Promotions presents Blazing Boots

By 22 July 2015

This is the band to get you up and dancing. Mal Osborne (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Damien Spencer (lead guitar, vocals), Tim Spellmen (drums) and Paul Kinderman (bass, vocals) will have you moving to country rock classics – from Elvis through to Neil Diamond, and a whole lot more. When: Frid...

Camp Quality ACT Dine at Mine launch

By 22 July 2015
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Camp Quality’s ‘Dine at Mine’ campaign is back for a third year, encouraging all foodies to pop on their chef’s hat and host their own bespoke dining experience to suppor...

Canberra zombie film premiere

By 22 July 2015 1
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Three Australian tradies get trapped in a telephone exchange during the onset of the zombie apocalypse, and they’re running out of beer! What a premise. Me and My Mates...

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