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ACT Government releases Community Engagement Strategy on Climate Change

By 31 July 2014

The ACT Government’s Community Engagement Strategy on Climate Change, released today by Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, builds on the large amount of work already being done in the territory to tackle the causes and effects of climate change. “Climate projections for the ACT indicat... Read More

Rally for Gaza – Saturday 2nd August

By 31 July 2014

A public protest in solidarity with Palestine has been organised for this Saturday, August 2, at 1pm in Petrie Plaza, Canberra. Over 1000 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli military in the Gaza strip, with over 80 percent of the dead babies and children. The Israeli Defence Forces have no... Read More

Online form speeds up registration process for working with vulnerable people checks

By 31 July 2014 2

A new online form will help speed up the application process for Working with Vulnerable People registrations, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, announced today. More than 55,000 WWVP applications have been received by the ACT Office of Regulatory Services since the program began in November 2012. &#... Read More

Bartleby – The Street Theatre (Review)

By 31 July 2014 2

Bartleby, Julian Hobba’s modern-day adaptation of the parable by Herman Melville, recreates the malaise of the office and shows us the disintegration of a man no longer ab... Read More

Witnesses sought; Rivett aggravated robbery

By 30 July 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Rivett this morning (Wednesday July 30). About 7.45am, a man entered the Rivett Newsagency holding a large kitchen ... Read More

Non suspicious house fire reveals cannabis cultivation

By 30 July 2014

ACT Policing seized 32 cannabis plants yesterday (Tuesday, July 29) from a house in Ainslie after emergency services responded to reports of a fire at the location. About 7am ye... Read More

Going for a world record with Christmas light display

By 30 July 2014

Who says it’s too early for talk of Christmas? This Christmas, Canberra’s City centre will transform into a wonderful festival of lights as the Richards family bring the... Read More

Seeking a good reasonably priced range-hood installer

By 30 July 2014

I need someone who can remove a gas oven and replace it with an electric oven. I would also like to install a range-hood (where there hasn’t been one before – it will also need ducting through the roof).  Does anyone have any good experiences preferably on the south side of town? ... Read More

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ACT Ratepayers Bill Shock (Ratepayers Assn. Media Release)

By 15 July 2014 62

One third of ACT ratepayers will receive their rates bills in the mail today and tomorrow, many will suffer bill shock with this year’s increases averaging 10% with the total increases of the past 3 years averaging 33%. Some ratepayers paying as much as 65% more since the general new rates sys ... Read More

A taste off for Canberras Best Pizza

By 15 July 2014 6

A taste off for Canberra's Best Pizza We had a broad range of nominations for Best pizza in Canberra, from the local Crust options (reliable, reasonably priced, easy etc.) through to the more gourmet options, with s ... Read More

Ingress - Now on iOS!

By 15 July 2014 4

Ingress - Now on iOS! For those who missed the conversation earlier this year, Ingress is a game you play in the real world. Rather than playing a game on a screen, or even a large grassy field, it& ... Read More

Private Car Purchase - Reliance on Verbal Advertisements

By 15 July 2014 37

Recently I’ve bought a used car from a lady in Jerrabomberra. It’s a BMW 320i 2009. The car was registered under her company name. When I inspected the car, she said the car was equipped with a CD stacker. I believed her and did not test that. After I bought the car, I tried to load [... ... Read More

Heard of the Ben Chifley Ghost? - A look at Canberra Folklore

By 15 July 2014 24

Heard of the Ben Chifley Ghost? - A look at Canberra Folklore If you’ve lived in Canberra for any amount of time, you would have a ghost story or two up your sleeve. It seems that Canberra may well be the most haunted city in Austral ... Read More

Nerves: The good the bad and the ugly

By 15 July 2014

Nerves: The good the bad and the ugly I’m very fortunate in the fact that I have always naturally dealt with pre competition nerves well. I always enjoy lightening the very stressful atmosphere in the change r ... Read More

Professional Pomposity

By 15 July 2014 22

Professional Pomposity I reckon I can count the times I have agreed with Jack Waterford on one of my toes. Imagine my surprise when I found I agreed with what he was saying about the magistrates and t ... Read More

South Canberra company plays an important role in Capital Metro Project

By 14 July 2014

Capital Metro Agency today commenced a program of utility services investigation works by Kambah company Leach Steger that will provide further detail around the location of underground services along the light rail corridor. Minister for Capital Metro, Simon Corbell, said the works were a critical ... Read More

Local Chef Recipe Series Villi Fulivai at Chez Frederic

By 14 July 2014

Local Chef Recipe Series – Villi Fulivai at Chez Frederic This week Villi Fulivai, executive chef at Chez Frederic is sharing his favourite recipe. Pumpkin, Feta and Sultana tortellini w Beurre Blanc sauce Pumpkin, Feta and Sultana Tor ... Read More

Teenager held at knifepoint

By 14 July 2014 2

Teenager held at knifepoint ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery at a Griffith Newsagency on Sunday morning (13 July). The store was being staffed by the owner and a teenage girl when a man ... Read More

Best of Canberra - Laksa

By 14 July 2014 13

Best of Canberra - Laksa Pizza and burgers are all well and good if that’s what you’re in the mood for. But sometimes you need something a little more exotic to fill that gaping space in yo ... Read More

New exhibitions

By 14 July 2014

New exhibitions Munyunga It’s most appropriate to kick off my reviews for RiotACT with this show presented by gallery@bcs as part of its RESPECT series celebrating NAIDOC week. Munyunga, mean ... Read More

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