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What’s on this weekend? 20th and 21st September 2014

By 19 September 2014 2

With Floriade in full swing and predictions for some pretty cracking weather for the Capital, we’ve got a few suggestions for weekend activities. Add your own tips in the...

7.30 ACT what to expect from tonights program

By 19 September 2014

7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday September 19th On Our Watch – Children are often the hidden victims of domestic violence and a new campaign calls for everyone to get involv...

Police seize six cannabis plants in Stirling

By 19 September 2014

ACT Policing has seized six cannabis plants following the execution of a warrant on a home in Stirling today (Friday September 19). About 9.10am, police executed a Drugs of Depe...

Which Prominent Canberrans Compete in Roller Derby?

By 19 September 2014

Just a quick note to say my latest short story explores the wonderful subculture of the Canberra Roller Derby League, and questions how prominent some of the competitors might be.....

Grooming, Deportment and Etiquette courses – Victoria’s Models

By 19 September 2014

Victoria's Model is Canberra's longest established modelling agency. Victoria's Models offers courses for all ages to improve life skills, self confidence and presentation, as well as training for the modelling industry. The experience and professionalism of our trainers ensures you will receive ...

Phone imagery leads to blackmail charge

By 19 September 2014

ACT Policing will summons a 22-year-old Fadden man to Court next month on blackmail charges after it was alleged he threatened to disseminate explicit images of a woman unless he received sexual favours. The 18-year-old victim uploaded images of herself to a private online dating site and allowed...

EATology the science of eating

By 19 September 2014

Canberran’s are some pretty savvy eaters. With the establishment of Lonsdale Street and New Acton on top of the already vibrant culinary oasis of Kingston and Manuka, it is clear...

State/Territory Mutual Recognition fails again

By 19 September 2014

Today I received my renewal notice for my NSW Recreational Fishing License which has risen 17% to $35.00 for 12 months. They must be using the same rating formula as ACT Revenue. An equivalent license in the ACT does not exist (yet) but my favourite fishing spot is in NSW and ACT residents are n...

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North, ICBM and Meche closes its doors

By 9 September 2014 12

I was out for dinner Saturday night and walked past the famous night club strip on Northboure Ave to notice that iconic bar Meche (The old Private Bin), ICBM and North Bar are ...

Man arrested for sexual assault after using fake online profile

By 9 September 2014 4

A 22-year-old Belconnen man has been arrested after creating a fictitious social media profile of a young woman to commit a sexual assault against another man. The alleged offender used a fictitious Facebook profile to communicate with the 18-year-old victim over a period of time. As part of th...

Roofing - Replace Tiles with Colourbond

By 9 September 2014 26

I am looking at replacing our tired and cracking tiled roof with Colourbond. I have recieved two quotes which are reasonably comparable. One quote came from a small business: Simply Guttering and Roofing. The second came from WR Engineering. I am hoping people can let me know if anyone has...

Local Leaders – Andrew Clapham and Zakaria Bouguettaya (Imagine Team)

By 9 September 2014 1
Andrew Clapham and Zakaria Bouguettaya Imagine Team

Andrew Clapham and Zakaria Bouguettaya, directors of mobile application development business Imagine Team, don’t like taking no for an answer. In 2011, after the ACT Gover...

Dopey Dad Day

By 9 September 2014 38

Now that Father’s Day is out of the way for another year, will we be spared commercials where fathers are depicted as amiable dopes? Of course not. Advertisements where th...

Parking in Braddon - something needs to be done

By 9 September 2014 56

Braddon is one of the fastest growing town centres in Canberra and while this is not going to be another article advocating for an IGA (however a recent survey found that aroun...

Witnesses sought after burglary at Daramalan College

By 8 September 2014

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses after a burglary at Daramalan College in Dickson on the weekend. About 8.50pm on Saturday (6 September) an unknown number of offenders ga...

Local Sports Wrap September 6th and 7th

By 8 September 2014

RUGBY UNION: Canberra Vikings (NRC) The Canberra Vikings powered to its second win of the National Rugby Championship by defeating Queensland Country 26-21 at Viking Park on...

Finalists for Canberra BusinessPoint Awards

By 8 September 2014

The finalists for this years Canberra BusinessPoint Awards were announced last week. A great celebration of local business talent, winners will be announced on 25th September 2014. For those of your interested in which businesses made the grade, finalists are listed below by category. WEB & MO...

Students evacuated from Lyneham High School following odour

By 8 September 2014

Firefighters are currently on site at the Lyneham High School, Goodwin Street, Lyneham, investigating an odour believed to be smoke from the school hall. No fire has been found, however approximately 1050 staff and students were evacuated as a precaution. Staff and students have now been permi...

Time to nominate champions of inclusion

By 8 September 2014

Nominations are now open for the 2014 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards, recognising individuals, organisations and businesses that are inclusive of people with disability. “These Awards, now in their 11th year, are a great opportunity to raise awareness and promote the outstanding inclu...

Canberra Beards Stick Together

By 8 September 2014 10

As Saturday marked World Beard Day, I found myself delving into Canberra's facial hair culture.  Did you know we have our very own Beards of Canberra Instagram account?  Or ...

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