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Time to end greyhound racing in the ACT

By 21 April 2015 15
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On 16 February 2015,  ABC’s Four Corners program aired a report showing video footage of live baiting practices in greyhound racing across New South Wales, Queensland an...

5 reasons to try skydiving in Canberra

By 21 April 2015
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Would you like to experience the adrenaline rush that comes from jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet and free-falling towards earth at over 200 kilometres per hour? You don’...

Best of Canberra – Thai

By 21 April 2015 17
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We are pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to global cuisine in Canberra. We are a multicultural city and our collective love of food is reflected in the large number and vari...

Recognise this Greenway flasher?

By 21 April 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man who indecently exposed himself in Greenway on Saturday 4 April. Around 6pm the male offender who was riding a black mountain bike, ...

Former Canberrans to open Sydney gin distillery

By 21 April 2015 1
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Two former Canberrans with a love for gin have made their dream of opening a small distillery in Sydney a reality.  Like many young Canberrans, Griffin Blumer and Jesse Ke...

Are Canberrans too uncaring?

By 21 April 2015 17
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If a stranger in the street needed help, would you help them? I'm sure close to 100 per cent of people would say yes. But so often when these instances occur, the help isn't wi...

Roof ripped off Canberra Avenue building

By 21 April 2015

Canberra's wild weather has ripped off part of a building's roof overnight. Firefighters are using the Bronto Aerial Unit to assess damage to the building. ACT Fire & Rescue units are also working to remove part of the roof which landed on Canberra Avenue near the Wentworth Avenue and Sturt A...

Do you recognise this person?

By 20 April 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance in identifying a man who may be involved in the theft of a set of keys from a taxi earlier this month. About 3:50am on Friday 10 Ap...

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Why is there less traffic on Fridays?

By 27 March 2015 10
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I've noticed a considerable difference driving to work in the mornings on Fridays. I drive (or cycle) straight down Northbourne to get to Deakin. After mentioning it this morn...

Local sports club profile - Tuggeranong United Football Club

By 27 March 2015
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Most suburban football teams would be intimidated by the prospect of playing against one of the country’s top A-League teams, but not Tuggeranong United Football Club (TUFC). ...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th March)

By 27 March 2015
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It’s garage sales galore this Saturday in Canberra, with second hand bargains for sale in suburbs including Yarralumla, Conder, Charnwood, Holt and Queanbeyan.  Southside...

A look around Canberra - Doing time in the Rivetto Ghetto

By 27 March 2015 2
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I maintain that Canberra is a well-kept secret (although I am told there are now license plates surfacing which say ‘ACT – it’s not as bad as you think’ in which case t...

Jerrabomberra Wetlands: Some surprising history!

By 26 March 2015

ACT Heritage Festival Event at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Sunday 19 April: 10am-12.30pm Join Mark Butz for a presentation on the many layered history of the Jerrabomberra Wetlands for an hour then, weather permitting, a guided walk for about an hour. The floodplain and the people have shaped each...

Best hair salons in Canberra?

By 26 March 2015 11
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Are you looking for a good Canberra hairdresser but don’t know where to start? Here are my recommendations for what to look for when selecting a new salon and stylist: ...

Two women assaulted, police seeking witnesses

By 26 March 2015 3
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who can assist in the investigation of an indecent assault which took place on campus at the University of Canberra last week. On Wednesda...

What’s on this weekend? 28th and 29th March 2015

By 26 March 2015 12
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How is it almost the end of March? This month seems to have raced by, probably in part because the past few weekends have been jam-packed with festivals (Art Not Apart, You Are...

ACT Health to run Ebola simulation exercise

By 25 March 2015

Minister for Health Simon Corbell today announced that ACT Health will tomorrow run an exercise simulating a case of ebola arriving at a Canberra health service. “The functional exercise has been designed to practice and validate the preparedness of the ACT health sector to identify and treat a s...

Police seek assistance to locate missing boy

By 25 March 2015
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UPDATE: Dylan has been located safe and well.  ACT Policing is appealing for the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 11-year-old boy from Amaroo. Police are current...

Registrations open for Run for Teal, Batemans Bay

By 25 March 2015
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Come and support Ovarian Cancer Australia by running, walking or crawling your way around the stunning coastal town of Batemans Bay this October. With four course options ra...

Brass Knuckle Brass Band album launch

By 25 March 2015
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On 27 March 2015, Brass Knuckle Brass Band (BKBB) will launch their debut album Split Lip at Transit Bar. The show will feature a slew of guest appearances as part of BKBB’s...

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