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Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014 2
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Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014
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“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Possible ramifications for public servants from health insurance selloff

By 25 October 2014

Radio National is reporting plans on the part of Medicare and the Government to compulsorily take part of public servants' superannuation on retirement, and use it to pay health care premiums, regardless of the choices and wishes of said retirees once Medicare is privatised. With no regard to whethe...

Canberra Home Delivery Food?

By 25 October 2014 6

I've just moved to Canberra and quite like it... except for the take-away and home delivery choices (or at least those I've found so far). Why does Pad Thai cost $16.50 (Lemon Grass)? In Sydney $12 is expensive. Same goes for Indian food... curries at $17-20 is a rip-off for take away. And why n...

Dodgy TV (ABC + 10) Fraser – anyone else?

By 24 October 2014

No signal on those two stations since storm yesterday.  Anyone else in the Fraser area having the same trouble, or it is just us? cheers MS...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014 1

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 4
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ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 28

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

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Life of a binge drinker

By 13 October 2014
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My life as a binge drinker is a revised version of my first book Binge Drinking - How I dealt with it and how I improved my life. I wrote this version so I could publish the book a...

Smith's Comedy - Ray Badran (14th October)

By 13 October 2014

Ray Badran is headlining this jam packed night featuring spots from Sam Campbell, Jay Sullivan, Chris Endrey and Andrew Bensley. Get on down to Smith's this Tuesday and have a cheeky giggle. Tickets available at the door or here: www.eventbrite.com/e/smiths-comedy-presents-ray-badran-tickets-1345...

Whatever happened to the Canberra dinner party?

By 13 October 2014 15

When I came to Canberra in the mid-70s, dinner parties were very much a mainstay of the social scene, primarily amongst couples of course, but singles were included too, especially if there was someone the hosts thought you could be paired off with! It's not that there weren't restaurants and clu...

Sunset Boulevard (The Q) - Review

By 13 October 2014
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Sunset Boulevard is a waste-heap of broken dreams and the wreckage is visible everywhere.  The bric-a-brac backstage at Paramount Studios blends into the shabby luxury of fade...

University of Canberra Capitals spot their new mascot

By 13 October 2014 4
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The University of Canberra Capitals will play their first home game of the season this Saturday at the AIS Arena. They will be taking on Sydney Uni, having just played their se...

Why we shouldn't wait on medicinal cannabis

By 13 October 2014 2
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Rioters have undoubtedly noticed that the issue of the medicinal use of cannabis is getting a lot of attention right now. It seems a lot people support it – patients, carers,...

Solid wood interior sliding door fitted in Canberra

By 13 October 2014 4

Hi all, Looking at getting a interior sliding door fitted that is solid wood as our current one is a cheap hollow construction and the room in question will be used for a baby. Has anyone used a door company in Canberra (apart from doors plus) that has done something similar?...

Using your current home loan for new renovations

By 13 October 2014
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If you feel that your home no longer meets your needs, you may not have to go through the lengthy, stressful process of finding a new home and moving. Renovations let you upgra...

Capital Metro a billion dollar idea going off the rails

By 13 October 2014 30
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The ACT Government plans to invite expressions of interest from 31 October for a private consortium to build, own and operate a light rail system for a period of 20 years. T...

Local gift givers get a surprise present for their Birthday

By 12 October 2014
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Young mother of two and founder of Hamperart, Fiona Allardyce is used to seeing a look of surprise and delight on the faces of Canberrans. After all, she has been creating and ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 12 October 2014
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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...

Boundless fun at opening of ACT’s first all abilities playground

By 11 October 2014

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has officially opened the landmark Boundless Canberra all abilities playground, the first of its kind in Canberra and upon completion of all stages the largest. “This is a hugely exciting day for Canberra. It is the realisation of a dream to build a playground wher...

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