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Have you seen these antique books?

By 28 August 2015
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On Wednesday 5 August, ACT Policing commenced an investigation into a burglary in Dickson. Amongst stolen items of property, there were three antique books which were located i...

A look around Canberra – Dickson

By 28 August 2015 5
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The suburb of Dickson in Canberra's north was named after Sir James Dickson, one of the founders of the constitution and premier of Queensland in the late 1800s. Dickson...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (29 and 30 August 2015)

By 28 August 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Harrison, Red Hill, Ngunnawal, Kambah, Wanniassa and Curtin. Happy Friday! Saturday 29 August 12 Cruikshank Street 7am to 4pm...

Bolt in for a fascinating experience!

By 27 August 2015

Offering more than just horse racing, Thoroughbred Park has again raised the bar for corporate entertainment, function space and classy race day ideas. It’s definitely more t...

10 things to do in Canberra this weekend (29 and 30 August 2015)

By 26 August 2015 2

This weekend's highlights include a LEGO exhibition, the ADFA open day and free ice cream in Garema Place. What are your plans? 1. Journey of a Curator with Dr Deborah Hart Joi...

Has the tax office gone mad?

By 28 August 2015 8

Life was simple once. The tax office sent me a bill in the mail. I then paid the bill. Now the tax office sends an email to MyGov, MyGov sends an email to me. I go to MyGov,...

Has Joe Republic put a banana in Tony’s tailpipe?

By 27 August 2015 7

There is little doubt our Federal Government is lost somewhere in the wilderness, flitting from issue to issue with what appears to be no real purpose. Or is it? Commentator...

Tea with JT – Michelle Walton

By 27 August 2015

Welcome back to the series where I have the pleasure of interviewing some of Canberra's most fascinating women. This week I met up with the lovely Michelle Walton at Me &...

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Round 4 of Canberra Roller Derby League's Home Season

By 11 August 2015

The derby girls are back on the track, this Saturday 15th August. It’s CRDL's two original teams facing off in the fourth round of the 2015 season, with the Black ‘n’...

Inadequate disclosure of Canberra Centre parking credit card processing fee

By 11 August 2015 11

With the introduction of the new parking machines and gates the Canberra Centre has also snuck in another change - a processing fee for using a credit card to pay for parking. ...

Canberra mum Samantha White finalist in National AusMumpreneur Awards

By 11 August 2015
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You’ve heard of green smoothies in jars. Ice cream sundaes in jars. Even layered salads in jars. But you might not have heard of cakes in jars – a concept that has earned C...

And the 2015 REIACT Award winners are...

By 10 August 2015

Independent Property Group has taken out the Large Residential Agency award for the third consecutive year at Saturday's REIACT Awards for Excellence. Other winners included...

Feedback on Mawson Primary?

By 10 August 2015 1

We are moving to Canberra and trying to decide on a primary school for our son. I know about the in/out of area info for enrolment. I really like the idea of the bilingual prog...

Best of Canberra taste off - Schnitzel

By 10 August 2015 14
The Tradies upside-down love heart shaped chicken schnitzel.

Last week I put the call out to find Canberra's best schnitzel, or schnitty, as it's often called. Nominations came in for Schnitzel Haus, the RUC in Barton, Capital Golf Club a...

First look - The Well

By 10 August 2015

The University of Canberra has a new go-to watering hole, and its name is The Well. The student-built, student-run bar popped up during the winter term, and welcomed the start o...

Residents write to planning minister about the Dickson Parklands

By 10 August 2015 1

As reported earlier, the Dickson Parklands (Section 72 Dickson) has been identified as critical to ensuring that Canberra’s growing inner north population can access arts, recrea...

Canberra, why so wasteful?

By 10 August 2015 94
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The ACT has been ahead of the curve when it comes to municipal waste management for almost two decades now. It was the first government in the world to set a zero waste goal al...

No wonder the public thinks pollies are crooks

By 10 August 2015 15

Last week I wrote about the Brongate saga from the Apple Isle. Well, I'm still here enjoying the fantastic scenery, pleasant people, fabulous eating establishments and the weat...

Bought a used car and shocked by bills

By 9 August 2015 11

I bought a used car from a dealer in Fyshwick. Since I am still resolving my complaint with them I will not mention the name for now. My purchase was based on the informatio...

Encounters: a School House Gallery exhibition

By 8 August 2015
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Encounters is the first solo exhibition by Tim Hardy, and consists of a diverse collection of paintings, prints and drawings. Tim's subjects are varied, ranging from the ...

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