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Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 1

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014 1

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

Healthy eating for your family on a budget in Canberra

By 1 August 2014

In the comments on my previous story about local shopping many commenters claimed that a single trip to a big supermarket provided the best prices throughout the cart. I hav...

2014 Floriade NightFest tickets now on sale

By 1 August 2014

Tickets to one of Canberra's most exciting after-dark events, Floriade NightFest, go on sale today. Now in its seventh year, the ticketed twilight event will transform Commo...

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Local Leaders - John Bale (Soldier On)

By 22 July 2014

In 2012, two Canberra-based military colleagues with no not-for-profit experience founded a charity to support wounded soldiers returning from Afghanistan. CEO and co-founder J...

Screaming out for Independence in Braddon

By 22 July 2014 57

Braddon is pumping. It's pretty much your one stop shop. You can indulge in a delicious breakfast at Elk and Pea, get a killer haircut at AXIS, stop for a cold pressed juice an...

Agricultural burn tomorrow at Pialligo

By 21 July 2014

A private landholder will tomorrow, Tuesday 22 July, 2014, weather permitting, conduct an agricultural burn at the property Willow Park, Beltana Road, Pialligo. The pile burn is expected to commence from 7am and continue through the day. Temporary smoke cover may occur. The Health Director...

Witnesses sought to Fyshwick collision

By 21 July 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to speak with the driver of a car involved in a collision with a young cyclist on Friday (July 18). About 2.30pm, a teenage boy was riding a bicycle across the intersection of Iron Knob and Newcastle Street, Fyshwick, and was involved in a collision with a silver car. As a...

Best of Canberra: Steak (straight up)

By 21 July 2014 16

I still pine for days gone by, when I lived around the corner from an Argentinean steak house in London. The menu was limited to steak (big or small) and corn on the cob, with...

Local Sports Wrap 19th and 20th July 2014

By 21 July 2014

Rugby Union The ACT Brumbies booked their place in next weekend’s Super Rugby semi-finals with a thrilling 32-30 victory over the Waikato Chiefs at GIO Stadium on Saturday night. The Brumbies were at their attacking best as they ran in four tries to condemn the Chiefs to their first play-off...

Fire at Banks property

By 21 July 2014 2

ACT Fire & Rescue are working to extinguish a fire at a two story residence on Wittunga Crescent, Banks. The fire is on the second floor and the property has sustained a partial roof collapse. Firefighters have conducted a search of the premises and are continuing to extinguish the fire. Cr...

BCC July Forum: Higgns primary School redevelopment and Dog exercise areas

By 21 July 2014

The July 2014 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum will be held at: 7.30pm, Tuesday 22 July 2014 Community Room above the Belconnen Library Chandler Street, Belconnen Representatives from the Economic Development Directorate will present a summary of the community engagement activities a...

Schools back and so are 40 km/h speed limits

By 21 July 2014

ACT Policing is advising motorists that 40km/h speed limits will be enforced in school zones for the start of the new school term today (July 21). Traffic Operations Superintendent Ben Cartwright said the restrictions are in place between 8am and 4pm and warns that motorists who chose to ignore t...

Study confirms importance of Canberras urban trees

By 21 July 2014

Canberra's status as the bush capital has been reconfirmed by a recent study of urban tree cover in Australia. The study by the Institute for Sustainable Futures at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) assessed the proportion of land cover types (hard surface, tree, shrub and grass/bare ground) ...

How to handle Social Media from what Ive learned doing Talk Radio

By 21 July 2014 2

There is something to be said for the catcalls of the rude mob. Of course they're more easily enjoyed if they're directed at someone else. But they can possess a certain crude ...

No Childcare? Try au pair?

By 21 July 2014 11

Rising childcare waiting lists in Canberra with no immediate solution in sight, is driving families to seek options elsewhere. Nanny agencies and au pair placement services are...

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