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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Kingston Grind, Kingston

By 30 May 2015

Last weekend we headed into Kingston for breakfast. As we approached Green Square we decided to avoid Bittersweet as it was crazy busy and we were so hungry and could not be bother...

A look around Canberra – Lyons

By 29 May 2015 2
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The suburb of Lyons in the Woden Valley is nestled in between Curtin and Chifley; the Tuggeranong Parkway to one side and Westfield Woden to the other. Gazetted on 12 May 19...

Local sports club profile – Canberra Archery Club

By 29 May 2015
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While archery may not have the same high profile as sports like rugby or cricket, it does have a small and active local following – and competitions at Canberra Archery Club...

Weekend garage sale guide (30th and 31st May 2015)

By 29 May 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Hackett, Franklin, Macgregor, Jerrabomberra, Casey and Duffy. Happy Friday! Saturday 30 May Gilbert Street Hackett 7am to 5pm 50 y...

Civic Pub comedy club featuring Matty B

By 29 May 2015
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June Comedy Club at the Civic Pub features the philosophical bogan Matty B, along with a host of great acts including interstate guests Mitch Garling and Will McKellar, as well ...

Guns and ammunition seized in Fisher

By 29 May 2015
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ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms along with ammunition following a warrant executed at a residence in Fisher yesterday (Thursday, May 28). Acting on information ...

New ACT Fire & Rescue chief officer appointed

By 28 May 2015

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch today announced the appointment of a new chief officer for ACT Fire & Rescue. “I am pleased to announce that following an extensive national recruitment search Mark Brown AFSM has been selected as chief officer, ACT Fire & Rescue,” ...

Uni Pub comedy featuring Adam Rozenbachs

By 28 May 2015
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Finally there's a comedy room in the city.  Get along to the first Uni Pub comedy night on Friday 26 June at 8pm. Adam Rozenbachs is a stand up comedian, writer, broadcaster, a...

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Double dip, backflip and FBT pike

By 18 May 2015 19

Sometimes, for this old Laborite, this government just keeps on giving. If my amusement is part of my age of entitlement, then go you good thing! Was it Hockey and Cormann w...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Turkish

By 18 May 2015 7

In this week’s call out for Canberra’s best Turkish, votes came in for Turkish restaurants from across the Canberra region. Some notable mentions go out to Turkish Pide House i...

Aggravated burglary in Kambah

By 18 May 2015

ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at a home in Ashby Circuit, Kambah, early yesterday morning (Sunday, 17 May). Around 12:05am, the victim was...

Canberra writer Rosanna Stevens wants to talk about periods

By 18 May 2015
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Canberra writer and YWCA Great Ydeas grant recipient Rosanna Stevens was in the Philippines last week, but not for the tropical holiday you might expect. Instead, she was tr...

In pictures: FASHFEST 2015

By 17 May 2015

The FASHFEST runway shows are over for another year, and what a year it has been! Starting with the model castings, the announcement of the two faces of FASHFEST and the change ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 17 May 2015

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Police investigate assault in Kambah

By 17 May 2015

Police are calling for witnesses who may have seen an assault take place at the Caltex Service Station on O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah last night (Saturday, 16 May). Between...

Canberra's friendliest off-leash dog meeting places

By 17 May 2015 5

Did you know that most Canberra neighbourhood ovals and sports fields (areas that are irrigated), and lots of parks around our suburbs are designated dog off-leash areas? Dog walkers in the know meet up in these areas, usually late afternoon, to chat while their dogs play together, chase balls, s...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Cream Cafe & Bar, Canberra City

By 16 May 2015

I have found myself spending a lot of time in the city trying to find food this week. It would seem that being a Fashfest model causes quite the appetite – who would have thought...

Photography competition: Australian rock star (photos) wanted

By 15 May 2015

Geoscience Australia is on the look-out for photos with rock-star qualities, with entries now open for the 2015 Top GeoShot photographic competition. The theme for this year...

Nicole Feely new ACT Health Director General

By 15 May 2015

Lead Partner for Health at KPMG Canberra and former chief executive of South Metropolitan Health (Western Australia) and St Vincent’s Health (Victoria), Ms Nicole Feely, will be the next ACT Health Director General, Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Minister for Health Simon Corbell announced today. ...

Simon Corbell to address North Canberra Community Council

By 15 May 2015 9

Deputy Chief Minister Simon Corbell will address the North Canberra Community Council on Tuesday 19 May 2015.  Minister Corbell will discuss Canberra’s progress toward sustainability, including renewable energy policies, energy efficiency policies and the Capital Metro project. The Communi...

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