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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 3
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You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Snow to stick around a little longer for Canberra

By 1 September 2014
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Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over q...

The ANU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition final

By 1 September 2014

An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour and see a snapshot of the amazing research projects that are being conducted on the campus by PhD students. ...

Secretive development of parks

By 1 September 2014

The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But ...

Face-fit release of offender to five robberies

By 1 September 2014
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ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five...

Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 2
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ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

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Kings Cross's younger sibling

By 21 August 2014 19
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Has Canberra's squeaky clean reputation of being the perfect place to raise a family been tarnished... and what can we do to fix it? Residents of Canberra are typically mo...

Studio Underground - A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 August 2014 1
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Come and join us in the Underground... The Canberra Youth Theatre Teen and Senior Ensembles have been bringing their considerable talents to bear for STUDIO UNDERGROUND – ...

P-plate driver caught drink driving again

By 21 August 2014

ACT Policing apprehended a 28-year-old Queanbeyan man for drink driving after his vehicle mounted a gutter on London Circuit, City last night (August 20). About 11.25pm, police travelling in an unmarked vehicle on London Circuit were overtaken by a Ford Falcon travelling at excessive speed. Th...

How would Canberra deal with an ebola outbreak?

By 21 August 2014 18
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Our friends have been frightening each other on Facebook by following the news about the recent ebola outbreak in Africa and speculating about how we would fare if it came to A...

Real estate's best and brightest play the long game

By 21 August 2014
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As homeowners demand increasingly high levels of service from their real estate agents, the best in the industry are playing the long game and focusing on building client relat...

Late fees for parking fines not justfied

By 21 August 2014 10
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It is interesting that we are attacking the banks and now the telcos over late payment fees when our own local government can be included. I deservedly incurred a parking fi...

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

By 21 August 2014
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A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar 'Little Red Riding Hood'. A funny ...

Homelessness in Canberra and Elvis

By 21 August 2014 4
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At the end of last year my girlfriend and I were walking down one of the main drags of Montevideo, Uruguay. I smelt pot in the air, and as the crowd thickened so did the smoke....

Man arrested; assault in Civic apartment

By 20 August 2014

ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old Ainslie man following the assault of a woman at a City residence on the evening of Wednesday, August 13. About 9.20pm, a male entered the apartment complex on Coranderrk Street, Canberra City, and requested entry to an apartment. After a dispute with a fem...

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Hughes

By 20 August 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred in Hughes yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, August 19). About 5pm two men carrying knives entered the Australia Post Office at Hughes Shops and demanded cash from the employee. One of the offenders threatened the employee wh...

Levy for the New Lifetime Care & Support Scheme: ACT Vehicle Registration

By 20 August 2014 14

Whilst I'm much more happy contributing to schemes such as this than seeing the ACT Government wasting money on loss making infrastructure projects, I was not aware that this new charge on all vehicle registrations in the ACT would be introduced. Maybe I just missed it.  From 1 July 2014, we a...

Magnesium is the Sugar Craver Tamer

By 20 August 2014 1
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I was pleased to see TV show 'The Project' recently talk about research that showed if you crave chocolate you need magnesium. So true! It's a question I ask all my patients....

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