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13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

Local politics: Here’s what you missed this fortnight

By 2 July 2015

Anyone for tennis? A few humble tennis courts are proving to be more of a problem for Chief Minister Andrew Barr than he thought. Earlier this year, Barr said the ACT Gov...

The 10 types of drivers you see at Canberra school drop offs

By 2 July 2015 26

I am a mother of four children and have done a gazillion school runs in my time. My experience to date has been with childcare, pre-school and primary school, so to write this post...

Canberra to host premier international ceramics event

By 2 July 2015
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Canberra has been selected for a three-day premier ceramics event that will bring national and international luminaries and cutting-edge ceramicists to the capital from across ...

Canberra’s number one work crew cafe

By 2 July 2015
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We all know that energy needs fuel, your car or truck needs petrol, your home needs heating at this time of year especially using gas as energy, your office printer wouldn’t ...

Free online palliative care training

By 1 July 2015

If you work in health or aged care, the Canberra-based Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association would like to invite you to take advantage of a new, free palliative care...

Telstra ACT Business Awards finalists announced

By 1 July 2015

Enabled Employment, Red Robot and Paladin Risk Management Services are some of the innovative Canberra businesses announced as Telstra ACT Business Awards finalists today. From the media release: The diversity of ACT’s thriving business community, including a four-wheel drive training school...

Support a Canberra action camera crowdfunding project

By 1 July 2015 2

We have just released a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for a new smaller, lighter and tougher action camera, and we've called it the Barnacle. We are currently the best p...

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Can the Planning Minister bring planning back under control?

By 15 June 2015 4

According to the Canberra Times, the Property Council has concluded that Canberra's planning system is overly bureaucratic, without a strong strategic direction. That the ass...

Tired Telstra Tower has sky high possibilities

By 15 June 2015 44
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The Telstra Tower is one of our most iconic Canberra landmarks. It is something tourists look for when they are lost, and a great relief for Canberrans to see when travelling ...

Job vacancy: Asylum seeker turnaround project

By 15 June 2015 110

ADVERTISEMENT JOB VACANCY – ASYLUM SEEKER TURNAROUND PROJECT The Commonwealth Government is inviting expressions of interest for multiple positions in its Border Protecti...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 14 June 2015

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Patissez, Manuka

By 13 June 2015 8

When I heard friends of ours were opening a new café called Patissez, I was very excited. After all, Anna and Gina Petridis had recently been contestants on My Kitchen Rules, ...

A look around Canberra - Scullin

By 12 June 2015 9
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A last minute change in schedule saw me off to Scullin this week for A Look Around Canberra. Located in the Belconnen region, Scullin is nestled in amongst Page, Hawker, Higgin...

The New Savages at Harmonie German Club

By 12 June 2015
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Melbourne duo The New Savages built their reputation by digging out long lost grooves from pre WWII era blues music, with an emphasis on creating a dark and hypnotic beat that ...

Looking for a builder for a small renovation in Canberra

By 12 June 2015 16

Does anyone have a recommendation for a very small renovation? We have a glass sliding door in our kitchen that goes to the outside and we would like to get it closed off and a...

Women who love to sing, try Brindabella Chorus!

By 12 June 2015

Love to sing? Join us in June! Brindabella Chorus is inviting interested singers to join our new members program, commencing on 17 June. Let us help you to develop your s...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (13 and 14 June 2015)

By 12 June 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Waramanga, Jerrabomberra, Aranda, Hackett, Giralang, Turner, Conder, Kambah, Spence, Ngunnawal and Wanniassa. Happy Friday! Saturday 13 Ju...

Thieves steal alcohol during Bruce burglary

By 11 June 2015

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary that occurred in Bruce early this morning (Thursday 11 June) where a large amount of alcohol was stolen. Around 2...

New low in marriage equality debate

By 11 June 2015 73

Well written, well read. That’s the motto of Canberra print title City News. But as Canberrans turned the first page to read this week's featured article, a turgid diatribe w...

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