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Playground review – Kambah Adventure Park

By 26 April 2015
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I have a tendency to forget what a good playground the Adventure Park is in Kambah. Whenever I go there, the kids have a great time and spend so much energy running around the ...

In photos: Anzac Day Dawn Service 2015

By 25 April 2015 2
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For the 120,000 people in attendance at this morning's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, Anzac Day began at around 3am (perhaps even earlier for those keen to get a good...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Silver Fox Bar and Grill, Curtin

By 25 April 2015 1
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Silver Fox Bar and Grill is one of those restaurants that constantly pops up on my Facebook news feed and the posts look so delicious. Believe it or not, I actually have a list...

10 places in Canberra to get breakfast after the Dawn Service

By 24 April 2015
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For those commemorating Anzac Day by attending Saturday's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, here's a quick guide to Canberra cafes open for breakfast following the ...

A look around Canberra – the highs and lows of Kambah

By 24 April 2015 11
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I should declare up front that I’m a Kambah girl. I haven’t lived there for two decades, but I grew up there. I even went to Kambah High back in the day. I know, maybe ...

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th April 2015

By 23 April 2015 4
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Another week almost over! Here's your guide to what's on this weekend, including Canberra's Anzac Day Centenary commemorations. Anzac Day 2015 The Australian War Memoria...

Man extradited from Batemans Bay following murder

By 24 April 2015
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A 27-year-old Bruce man has been extradited from New South Wales after members from ACT Policing travelled to Batemans Bay this morning (Friday, April 24). A warrant was swo...

Australia’s Young Performer of the Year comes to Canberra

By 24 April 2015
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The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to Llewellyn Hall on May 6 & 7, to join forces with acclaimed young Australian pianist Hoang Pham, to perform Tchaikovsky’s first ...

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What do Canberrans think about mandatory data retention laws?

By 14 April 2015 31
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While I do not have access to statistics on how Canberrans feel about the recently passed mandatory data retention laws, I can honestly say that I have spoken to no one who agr...

Best of Canberra - Local craft beer

By 14 April 2015 19
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I enjoy a good beer or two on most occasions and I also like buying local as much as I can. This week I am on the hunt for Canberra’s best local craft beer.  What classifies ...

Canberra barista Sasa Sestic crowned world's best

By 13 April 2015 2
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ONA Coffee founder Sasa Sestic has been crowned World Barista Champion at the World Barista Championships in the United States this morning. The long-term Canberran is the ...

Is there such thing as a cheap electrician in Canberra?

By 13 April 2015 9
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Just wondering if there's such thing as a cheap electrician in Canberra? I've just moved into a private rental, went to turn off the kitchen light - only to find that it's b...

Free parking on Monday 27 April?

By 13 April 2015 9
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Given that it is a public holiday for ACT Government employees on Monday 27 April, will this mean that public holiday parking conditions apply in the ACT? Below is the infor...

Advice on how to deal with bad neighbours?

By 13 April 2015 14
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I'm at a loss as to what to do and looking for advice from fellow Rioters who may have been through a similar situation. I live in a Weston Creek suburb and have done so f...

Guided tour of Geoscience Australia's laboratories

By 13 April 2015

Ever wanted to find out how rocks, oil, gas and water are analysed? Now’s your chance! Following a brief introductory overview, take a tour through some of Geoscience Australia’s laboratories. Numbers are limited to 60, with bookings required via Eventbrite. The tour will take 40-50 minutes, ...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Toasted sandwiches

By 13 April 2015 14
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Autumn in Canberra has now well and truly set in and last week’s cooler weather was perfect for eating toasted sandwiches. After a short holiday away, I was keen to get back into...

Build a prison and they will fill it!

By 13 April 2015 24
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A number of years ago, the US gained some infamy by having over one million people in its jails. I heard, in about 2002 or 2003 or thereabouts, that American Correction Service...

Brumbies prop Scott Sio on why he supports cancer charity Redkite

By 13 April 2015
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When Brumbies prop Scott Sio was awarded man of the match following last Saturday’s 20-3 win against the Cheetahs, he had no difficulty choosing a charity to receive a $500 d...

Petition to urge Canberra vets to participate in the National Desexing Networ

By 12 April 2015

Hi! It would really mean a lot to me and many other Canberrans if you could please take a minute out of your day and sign this petition and share it around. The ACT is currently the ONLY state in Australia that is not part of the National Desexing Network. The NDN is a nationwide referral system fo...

Housing options following divorce?

By 12 April 2015 10
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After a long and drawn out divorce - my ex and I are amicable - we wish to locate a property in the Canberra region - where we live with our kids - but not with each other. fo...

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