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Fisher growhouse bust

By 25 May 2015
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Two men will face court today (Monday, May 25) after they were arrested for using a residential house in Fisher for the hydroponic cultivation of a traffickable quantity of can...

WomenCANPlay to boost female sports participation in Canberra

By 25 May 2015
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Billi McCarthy-Price and Hannah Massingham have received a YWCA Great Ydeas grant to develop a website, WomenCANPlay, to increase local women’s participation in sport. Whe...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Coffee

By 25 May 2015 1
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It was with some hesitation that last week I put the word out there for Canberra’s best coffee. To many people coffee is absolutely sacred and you wouldn’t dare mess with them ...

A perspective on the new ACT electorates

By 25 May 2015 2
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The ACT Electoral Commission has just confirmed the new boundaries for the five electorates in the 25-seat Legislative Assembly. This is the biggest change since the modifie...

Pine Island rabbit control begins today

By 25 May 2015

The ACT Parks and Conservation Service has advised residents that a rabbit control program has commenced at Pine Island Reserve. The program will involve the use of pindone poison and aluminium phosphide warren fumigation to control the rabbit population.  As such, residents are asked not to touc...

Gate installation recommendations

By 25 May 2015 2
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I am moving into a new property and there is no side gate. I would like to know of any recommendations please. I would also like a functional lock with a key on the gate as ...

Do Canberra mums agree with Senator Gallagher on PPL?

By 25 May 2015
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Senator Katy Gallagher has written a powerful response to the Prime Minister's accusation that Canberra mums have/are double dipping when it comes to the matter of paid parenta...

New Optus 4G in Canberra – good, bad, or ugly?

By 24 May 2015 3
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A few years ago there was a RiotACT thread regarding poor Optus 3G reception in Tuggeranong. It turned out that this was a pretty common problem for Optus customers across Canb...

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Top places to take visitors to Canberra

By 7 May 2015 12
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I’ve met a lot of people overseas who end up travelling to Australia. While Canberra is not on the must do lists of all tourists (the Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne and the Great ...

Where to spoil Mum in Canberra this Mother’s Day

By 7 May 2015 1
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If you've left it to the last minute to organise Mother's Day breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea, stop panicking and start reading. Our guide to Canberra cafes and restaurant...

The Mighty Bluzicians host May Blues Jam

By 6 May 2015
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The Mighty Bluzicians was formed when some of the best rock & blues musicians in Canberra came together 12 years ago with a dedication to musicianship & love of blues. ...

Share your ideas on improving Tuggeranong

By 6 May 2015

Community Brainstorming session, Saturday 9 May Tuggeranong Action Group (TAG) is a new grassroots organisation established to advocate and represent the interests of the Tuggeranong Valley. We are proud to live in Tuggeranong, and aim to get locals more actively involved in the decisions aff...

Local leaders - Phil Preston and Duncan Amos (Red Robot)

By 6 May 2015
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Canberra may not be a city renowned for its manufacturing prowess, but it is home to the largest photo booth manufacturer in the southern hemisphere, Red Robot. Founded by C...

Cheap eats - Red Brick Espresso (Curtin)

By 6 May 2015 3
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Red Brick Espresso at Curtin shops is one of my favourite neighbourhood coffee haunts. It’s been around for a few years now, and on weekend mornings the line for coffee can s...

Civic an urgent urban planning problem

By 6 May 2015 57
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Several decades ago, the centre of Canberra provided a very different shopping experience. Civic was a series of pedestrian plazas with a small complex named The Monaro Mall. ...

Fatal collision in Fadden overnight

By 6 May 2015 1
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ACT Policing is investigating a collision in Fadden in which a male rider has died. About 6pm last night (Tuesday, May 5), police responded to a report that a motorcyclist on ...

Did you witness an armed robbery in Calwell this morning?

By 5 May 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an armed robbery which occurred in Calwell early this morning (Tuesday, 5 May). Around 1am two women entered the Woolworths Petrol servi...

Warren Miller's 65th ski and snowboard film

By 5 May 2015
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Introducing Warren Miller's highly anticipated 65th ski and snowboard film. Take a journey with Warren Miller to the deepest of destinations, from beneath the blankets of powde...

Tempo Theatre Spider Web fundraiser

By 5 May 2015
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Come and preview Agatha Christie's Spider Web put on by the talented Tempo Theatre to raise funds for Communities@Work Social Programs. There will be refreshments and raffles w...

Computer recycling services in Canberra?

By 5 May 2015 2
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Sydney and Melbourne have services for low income people to buy refurbished computer stock from volunteer organisations at low prices. Most of the computers are ex Government a...

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