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A look around Canberra – Bruce

By 31 July 2015 3
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The suburb of Bruce is named after former prime minister Stanley Melbourne Bruce, who occupied the highest office in the land between 1923 and 1929. Though, judging by a recent...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 31 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Dunlop, Casey, Kambah, Karabar, Waramanga, Cook, Macquarie, Page and Isabella Plains. Happy Friday! Saturday 1 August Eales Place Kamb...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 30 July 2015 2
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This weekend's highlights include a documentary film festival, a winter festival at the National Portrait Gallery and free ice cream at the Canberra Centre. 1. Wildlife art ...

Roof ventilation advice in Canberra?

By 31 July 2015 5
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I am just hoping for some advice from other Canberrans who have some experience with installing any of the various types of roof ventilation in their home. Basically what did y...

Sydney’s Indian Dance Centre presents The Ramayana and Indian dance workshops

By 31 July 2015
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After a series of sold-out shows in Australia, New Zealand and in the United States, Sydney's Indian Dance Centre will be presenting its Ramayana dance drama production at the ...

Canberra ghost stories wanted!

By 31 July 2015 1
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Hi all, I'm looking at writing a new book regarding ghosts and hauntings in the Canberra/ ACT area. As such, I would appreciate any stories anyone has and are happy to tell (an...

Ray White Canberra SIDS and Kids ACT Trivia Night

By 31 July 2015
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Ray White Canberra has its annual charity trivia night coming up in August to raise money for SIDS and Kids ACT.  SIDS and Kids ACT is dedicated to saving the lives of bab...

Suspended prison sentence for Canberra woman convicted of animal cruelty

By 30 July 2015
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RSPCA ACT chief executive Tammy Ven Dange has praised a magistrate's decision to hand down a suspended prison sentence to a Canberra woman convicted of animal cruelty. The 2...

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Interested in becoming a ranger? Here's your chance

By 14 July 2015 25
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The ACT Government has today launched its annual recruitment drive for entry level and experienced park rangers. From the media release: Those who hear the call of the grea...

Lightning strikes near the National Arboretum

By 14 July 2015
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Forget the Antarctic vortex... How's this for some impressive Canberra weather? Photographer Glenn Martin captured these stunning lightning shots behind the National Ar...

Cannabis plants and hydroponic equipment seized in Hackett

By 14 July 2015 6
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ACT Policing has seized a further 71 cannabis plants and over $20,000 worth of hydroponic equipment as part of Operation Armscote. Operation Armscote commenced on 12 June 20...

Canberra witnesses claim they were forced to pay building union to stay in bu

By 14 July 2015

Evidence from the first day of the Trade Union Royal Commission (Monday 13 July 2015) supports claims that the ACT CFMEU allegedly extracts payments from contractors as a price of doing business, according to Master Builders ACT. From Master Builders ACT's media release: “Today’s evidence at...

How can I get ADSL in Chifley?

By 14 July 2015 22
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The short version --> iPrimus got connected (believe uses Optus network) - took five minutes to load Gmail inbox page (discontinued the service). iiNet connect a phone...

Best of Canberra - Fresh sandwiches and rolls

By 14 July 2015 8
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I rarely buy my lunch when I’m at work during the week. I almost always take my lunch with me, but there are just some mornings when sleep is a bigger priority and there is no ...

Home detention is fine, so long as we don't go soft

By 14 July 2015 2
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It was encouraging to see the charismatic ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner John Hinchey come out in support of community correction sentences (also known as home detention) y...

12 Canberrans to follow on Twitter in 2015

By 14 July 2015 19
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Twitter is the social networking service where anything goes. Whether you’re a journalist tweeting the news in real time, a politician communicating with the public, or an ev...

Major leads in shooting investigation

By 13 July 2015
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ACT Policing has unveiled major developments in the investigation of a number of Canberra shootings, which are believed to be outlaw motorcycle gang-related. The shootings occur...

Comedy Club @ the Civic Pub presents Jacques Barrett - The Confident Profiler

By 13 July 2015
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After 10 years of bartending and 12 years of stand-up (some overlap) Jacques has weaponised his ability to sum people up on sight. His policy? Always judge a book by its cov...

Where is the King of Swing? Canberräng 2015 Dance Festival

By 13 July 2015

Canberräng, the capital city’s annual festival of swing dancing, is returning bigger and better than ever in 2015 – more bands, more dancing and more excitement! Over four nights from 30 July to 2 August, Canberräng attracts dancers from across Australia and abroad. Along with social ...

In praise of roadside political statements

By 13 July 2015 4
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While driving south along Limestone Avenue, travellers often encounter messages from the local church. These messages are frequently powerful political statements on curre...

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