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Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014
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“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014
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Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 2
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ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 12

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

Fitzs Challenge Heroes – Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014
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With Fitz’s Challenge just a few short days away the excitement of the riders testing their capabilities and pushing themselves to their limits is building. But it is wor...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

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ACT-based org Abundant Water launches campaign to deliver clean water to vill

By 16 October 2014

In 2007, an engineer by the name of Sunny Forsyth quit his high-paying job and launched Abundant Water, a non-profit organization based in the ACT. Sunny developed a unique clay pot filter made of indigenous materials (clay and coffee grounds) which is now changing the lives of over 7,000 people in ...

State of the Capital - Weekly Political Wrap 16/10/14

By 16 October 2014 3
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ACTEW: Money down the drain As money was sucked down the drain from the ACT taxpayer, it fell from the sky for ACTEW’s top brass this year as new Managing Director John K...

Brain stimulation and autism spectrum disorder - Public Talk, Dr Peter Entico

By 16 October 2014

Autism spectrum disorder affects as many as 1% of all children but at the moment, there are no specific biomedical treatments available. The next speaker in our Science Stars of Tomorrow series Dr Peter Enticott will discuss his work on brain stimulation techniques and how they could potentially ...

Gypsy Fire! Albert Hall 31 October, 1 and 2 November

By 16 October 2014 1

Gypsy Fire ! Three performances at Albert Hall International artists: Rusanda Panfili, violinist from Romania; and Kate Rafferty, soprano from Vienna; join the singers and musicians of “Opera by Candlelight”. They’ll give you a splendid entertainment of wonderful tunes and astonishing vi...

Wedding dress hunt!

By 16 October 2014 12

I have been asked to be a bridesmaid for the first time Yay! Along with this great honour comes (insert DA DA DA DAAAAA impending doom sound) the hunt for the perfect dress. After what has felt like an eternity for the gorgeous bride and myself after trying on a hundred different dresses and trawlin...

Where are all the Sunday Sessions?

By 16 October 2014 10
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As always moving to a new city there are plenty of changes to get used to with East coast vs West coast living. And whilst most of the changes haven’t been too major- a coupl...

Canberra opens its doors to Shenzhen City in new economic agreement

By 16 October 2014

Canberra is set to benefit from an economic cooperation agreement signed today by Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and the Mayor of Shenzhen Mr Xu Qin, in China, marking a new era of collaboration between the two cities. “This memorandum of understanding opens the door to a range of significant ne...

Canberra Roller Derby League (Grand Final ticket giveaway)

By 16 October 2014 7
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“This is Roller Derby: everyone eats sh^t.”  Freudian Slit (psych student when she’s not playing derby) is explaining to me that nobody gets on a pair of skates unless t...

ACT public school enrolments continue to grow

By 15 October 2014 9

Enrolments in ACT public schools are continuing to grow, the 2014 ACT Public Schools Census released today shows. “ACT families and students are continuing to choose our public schools, with an increase in enrolments of 2.9 per cent in August 2014 compared with August last year, and 9 per cent si...

Thinking of moving to Fraser... any thoughts?

By 15 October 2014 8

Currently living in the deep south but plan on moving north to be closer to work... gov job in Belconnen... have been told that Fraser is a nice clean suburb that is nice and quiet... any thoughts?...

Art workshops at the National Archives - Sunday 9 November

By 15 October 2014

The National Archives of Australia in Canberra is hosting mixed media drawing and wash watercolour painting workshops on the final day of The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition on Sunday 9 November. Students can take the opportunity to be an artist for a day, with a short tour of th...

Celebrate the Start of Summer at IMB Sunset Cinema Canberra

By 15 October 2014

Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect summer urban escape, located at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens, one of Canberra’s most popular tourist attractions. Screening from the 14th November through to the 20th December, 4 nights per...

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