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Road trip from Canberra: Kangaroo Valley

By 2 April 2015 3
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If you’re looking for things to do over the Easter long weekend, why not consider a road trip to the Kangaroo Valley region. My most recent road trip took me through the b...

Why language is important

By 2 April 2015 5
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A few weeks ago I wrote an article on how not to talk to women in the workplace. The piece garnered some interesting comments, some of which I’d like to address today. Th...

What’s open in Canberra on Good Friday?

By 2 April 2015 5

With the Easter long weekend just around the corner, here's a quick (but certainly not exhaustive) guide to what's open in Canberra on Good Friday. Cafes and restaurants Penny University in Kingston is open 7am to 4pm every day of the Easter long weekend, including Good Friday. Wilbur's Caf...

Cheap eats – Turkish Pide House (Woden)

By 1 April 2015 5

I love Turkish food. All of it. Whether it's Turkish bread smothered in hummus or beetroot dip (or both!), kebabs, pide, baklava, or even a bottle of sparkling Gazoz, I will be kee...

Concern as Braddon’s historic car yards in danger

By 1 April 2015 8
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There are reports circulating that the future of an important aspect of Braddon’s heritage is in danger of being lost. The Northbourne Historic Trust’s President, Sir Ke...

Is Manuka dying?

By 31 March 2015 38

The shops at Manuka in Canberra's inner south have always been a hive of activity. The first work started there in the late 1930s and by the 1960s the shops were flourishing w... – web app for ACTION buses

By 2 April 2015

As a frequent traveller on ACTION buses I find the current apps lacking - often I just want to know when the next bus will arrive at a stop. is a web app I have ...

Shade sail installation recommendations?

By 2 April 2015

We have an existing shade sail (not professionally installed) which we now have to have installed properly. Any recommendations? Thanks...

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International building firm invests in Canberra

By 20 March 2015 39
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Canberra home buyers will have greater choice when it comes to selecting a builder from this weekend, with Japan’s largest homebuilder, Sekisui House, opening its first ACT d...

Bit of a foodie? Into sustainability? There’s an event on Monday you’ll l

By 20 March 2015

Come to the National Arboretum Canberra on 23 March and discover the many exciting things happening to gardens, fresh food, urban environments and how you can harness the benef...

ActewAGL "free" energy saving house calls

By 20 March 2015 23

I've just received a form letter from ActewAGL offering to install, for free, products such as door seals and energy-saving light bulbs so that I can start saving money. Inf...

Burlesque Idol comes to Canberra

By 20 March 2015
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Returning after a sold-out tour last year, the world's largest international burlesque competition is back for a bigger, better and more glamorous show than ever. Celebratin...

What is happening with the bus network?

By 20 March 2015 48

Yesterday morning I took the bus from Phillip to Civic at about 8am, or I should say, I eventually took the bus from Phillip to Civic, getting on a bus at 8:40am. The 300 ser...

A look around Canberra - Isabella Plains

By 20 March 2015 3
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Isabella Plains is a hidden gem in Canberra’s south. It has numerous green spaces, established native tree populations and a centralised shopping centre, but few people know how...

Weekend garage sale guide (21st March)

By 20 March 2015

To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your garage sale details for free on Please respect s...

Do you know this man?

By 19 March 2015

This is a facefit image of a person of interest in the investigation of two shooting incidents last month in Chisholm and Gordon. Both shootings occurred during the early hours ...

Public talk: Warp drives and bending time

By 19 March 2015

Light speed is one of science fiction’s major plot limitations — and maybe one of the major limitations of science. How can we explore the stars if it takes tens of thousan...

Reasonably priced weekend caterer?

By 19 March 2015 7

I am looking at catering for a not-for-profit groups conference later this year. We just need a simple lunch for Saturday and Sunday, i.e. wraps, sandwiches, sushi and rolls. ...

How not to talk to women in the workplace

By 19 March 2015 48

Recently I’ve been watching Channel Ten’s reality show Shark Tank, in which nervous entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of “sharks” (successful million...

Narrabundah Festival this Saturday

By 19 March 2015 1

Old Narrabundah Community Council (ONCC Inc) invites you to attend the 2015 Narrabundah festival. This popular event will be the sixth one we have organised at the shops. Attractions, live music and dancing include: Cassidy’s Ceili – 1030am – 1230 pm Russian Dancing – Short display...

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