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Top 10 Canberra Experience Gifts

By 19 December 2014

Instead of buying material presents, why not give the gift of an unforgettable experience this Christmas? There are so many great experiences Canberra has to offer, and the mem...

A Look Around Canberra: Calwell

By 19 December 2014 1

Heading down the Monaro this week to check out the Tuggeranong suburb of Calwell. Like last week’s visit to McKellar, I’d never been to Calwell before (with the exception o...

Jobs for the Boys – Take that Zedley!

By 19 December 2014 1

So, let’s get this right? The Labor Party, particularly in NSW, wrote the rulebook around jobs for the boys. For rewarding faithful servants of the cause with sinecures over...

The end of a love affair

By 18 December 2014 2

Break ups can be tough. They aren’t easy and there’s always the awkward part in the middle, the moving and parting of the things. But I’m afraid it’s time. I swear it's...

Police gearing up for a Safe Summer

By 19 December 2014
Rudi Lammers, Joy Burch and Brad Watts

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch and Chief Police Officer Rudi Lammers yesterday launched ACT Policing’s 2014-15 Safe Summer campaign, urging the communit...

Canberra Centre Parking Machines – Out of Order

By 19 December 2014 3

When you consider how much the Canberra Centre must be earning from its paid parking in the city, I find it incredible that they seem incapable of keeping their money spinners in working order. I guarantee that on at least 50% of visits to the centre, one or more machines are not working.  I can...

Katy Gallagher Endorsed for the Senate

By 19 December 2014

ACT Labor’s Administrative Committee last night endorsed Katy Gallagher to replace Senator Kate Lundy as the Labor Senator for the ACT. “At the close of nominations, our...

Fail to stop leads to drug seizure

By 19 December 2014

ACT Policing has seized a vehicle and a small amount of illicit drugs after a driver failed to stop the car as directed in Gordon during the early hours of Wednesday morning (D...

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A Look Around Canberra: Chifley

By 5 December 2014 7

We explored the Inner North suburb of Turner last week for the very first Look Around Canberra post. This week, we’re venturing across the lake and down to the Woden Valley f...

Mike Jeffreys and the Merrymaker Sisters discuss eating to feel great... (Pod

By 5 December 2014
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Emma and Carla Papas are the Merrymaker Sisters. The name sounds like something from a previous era – Dickensian maybe? But these young ladies are just as modern as...

The Senate – two sides of an argument

By 5 December 2014 17

As a Kate Lundy fan, I’m sorry to see her retire but as an old political retiree, I fully understand all the reasons why the decision was taken, and wish her all the pleasure...

NBN not as expected

By 4 December 2014 28

Really disappointed that Nicholls still does not have NBN in the making, does anyone know when this will happen?...

Police investigating serious assault in Kingston

By 4 December 2014

ACT Policing is responding to a serious assault on a man in Kingston (Thursday, December 4). About 9.50am this morning, police received a report of a 57-year-old man with a lace...

Assembly passes bill to purchase ‘Mr Fluffy’ houses

By 4 December 2014

The passing of the Loose Fill Asbestos Appropriation Bill today in the ACT Legislative Assembly will allow the first houses to be purchased by the ACT Government by Christmas, ...

Dog Training

By 4 December 2014 6

Hi All, I know there are previous articles on this topic but does anyone have any suggestions in dog training. I have done some basic obedience classes though looking for some more training. I have a Kelpie so very energetic and would prefer someone who has experience working with the breed. Any...

Is it Okay for a Principal to plagairise?

By 4 December 2014 32

I come from the old school way of thinking which is, if it isn’t your work and thoughts then don’t try and pass them off as if they were. I also think if you are the principal of a high school then you should set the example and not plagiarise to your students. My daughter came in the other d...

Police locate grow house in Forde

By 4 December 2014 1

A grow house with approximately 30 mature plants and more than 70 small cannabis seedlings was located by police last night (Wednesday, December 3) in Forde. About 5.30pm police...

CELL BLOCK 69 - ANU Bar Sat 20th Dec - Xmas with Corey

By 4 December 2014 3

Following the totally awesome reinvention of Corey last year, Cell Block 69 are back to prove yet again, why they are number one - or at least why they should have been number ...

The Symphonic Sound of Christmas

By 4 December 2014

Hear the world’s most loved songs performed live by a full-scale orchestra in a celebration of Christmas and community. The Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas conc...

State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap 04/12/14

By 4 December 2014 7

Lame duck Lundy – Stanhope standing by Loathe him or love him, few would dispute that Stanhope has lived public life as a straight shooter. To some, his candid nature is a...

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