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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Eightysix

By 31 January 2015 1
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Eightysix is by far my absolute favourite Canberra restaurant, so when I heard they had re-introduced a breakfast menu I was ecstatic and a little bit intrigued. How would it w...

State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap 2/2/15

By 30 January 2015 2
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Life without Katy  Chief Minister Andrew Barr has not enjoyed an entirely perfect kick-off in the top job. After a long and successful innings from the factionally unal...

A Look Around Canberra: Curtin

By 30 January 2015 2
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I was keen to head back to the Woden Valley this week for A Look Around Canberra, as it's been several weeks since I'd done one of the suburbs there. I decided to have a look a...

Once a Knight’s enough

By 30 January 2015 26
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So everyone in the known universe is criticising the PM for making the Duke of Edinburgh a Knight of the Order of Australia. I might have a go too. Much has been written abo...

Whats on this weekend (31st Jan and 1st Feb)

By 30 January 2015
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It’s back to school for Canberra students next week, which means that the city is well and truly out of its quiet January slumber. It also means that there’s plenty to do i...

Recommendations for metal fencing contractors ?

By 31 January 2015
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I need to replace a 25+ year old wooden fence - preferably with a metal one because the old wooden one has some termites in it. Any recommendations for metal fencing contrac...

Two arrested over Uriarra cannabis crop

By 30 January 2015
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A 28-year-old Tuggeranong man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on cannabis cultivation offences and a second may also face charges after they were arrested by police in the Ur...

Body corporate costs for new apartments?

By 30 January 2015 5
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Hi, just wondering whether anyone could advise on what one might expect to pay in body corporate fees for a two bed, two bath, 80m living apartment off the plan in Canberra at ...

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Best of Canberra - Chicken wings

By 20 January 2015 20
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I feel like chicken wings used to be a very American thing. When I first went to the States I tried my first ever American Buffalo wings and now I am addicted. I hate blue chee...

Yvette Berry named as sixth ACT Government minister

By 19 January 2015

Labor MLA Yvette Berry has been elected as the sixth minister in the ACT Government. The Labor Caucus elected Yvette this morning, filling the role in the Ministry left by the former Chief Minister. Her portfolio responsibilities will be announced tomorrow, along with those of the other five minist...

Excuse me, ACT Health. I would like to choose where I birth, thanks.

By 19 January 2015 15

By now we are all aware of the proposal by ACT Health that pregnant women in the ACT should be allocated their birthing hospital depending on their postcode – Calvary for the North, TCH for the South. The new facilities at TCH are reaching capacity – they are state of the art and give women the ...

Synthetic drugs – the new Cold War?

By 19 January 2015 8
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Last week two young men died tragically in Queensland after smoking a form of synthetic cannabis. The media and police wasted no time in attributing the deaths directly to the ...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Ice cream

By 19 January 2015
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I was really excited last week when the call went out for Canberra’s best ice cream. I was watching the RiotACT site all day, waiting eagerly to see where readers were going ...

Doris the Tea Lady - Can you come back?

By 19 January 2015 9
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When I left the ACT public service (and before that, the Commonwealth public service) I had just short of 30 years’ service. When I started (in the Palaeolithic period), w...

Two in custody after drugs seized in Kambah

By 19 January 2015
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Two people will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after officers from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations executed a search warrant on a house in Kambah yesterday (S...

What's on in Canberra this Australia Day

By 19 January 2015 26
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What’s not to love about Australia Day? It’s the perfect excuse to crack open a beer or two, wear your nicest pair of thongs and put a few lamb chops on the barbeque (to ea...

The PMs 11 – An under celebrated top day out! Did you go?

By 18 January 2015 1
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On Wednesday I went to the PMs 11 for the first time in two years and just so I can get this one away for a quick single, did 2015 seem a bit quieter than other years? Was it t...

Witnesses sought to theft of distinct motor vehicle in Palmerston

By 18 January 2015
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ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Palmerston where a distinctive ‘AC Cobra’ motor vehicle was stolen. Sometime between 9.30am yesterday (Saturday,...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 18 January 2015
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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...

Weekend Cafe Hotspot: TwentyOne Cafe & Groceries, New Acton

By 17 January 2015
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Since Christmas I haven’t been as active as I normally am. Before Christmas, I would regularly find myself at the lake on Saturday mornings participating in boot camp, or taking...

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