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Best of Canberra Taste Off – Chicken wings

By 26 January 2015
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Last week the call went out for Canberra’s best chicken wings, and for a while Smoque was the only restaurant receiving recommendations. I was delighted to eventually see other v...

Five electorates, Green pastures?

By 26 January 2015 3
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The change to the ACT electoral system, now with five electorates of five members, is fertile ground for the ACT Greens. Over the past couple of years we have seen letters f...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 25 January 2015
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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: Dobinsons

By 24 January 2015
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Years ago, before the Canberra Centre expanded into what it is today, there was an area called the city market place, where Dobinsons first established itself as a small bakery...

Whats on this weekend? (24th, 25th and 26th January 2015)

By 23 January 2015
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that the anticipation of a long weekend kills any desire to be productive at work. You could alternate between refreshing Facebook and ch...

Canberrans honoured in Australia Day awards

By 26 January 2015

Several Canberrans are receiving Australia Day Honours in 2015 for the exceptional contribution they all make to the community in a variety of fields. Canberra is a community made up of so many passionate, talented and giving individuals, and I am proud to call this city home. To all of the Canbe...

RAW Canberra presents Visionary, 30 January

By 26 January 2015
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RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. Every second month it showcases around 30 artists in film, fashion, music, visual art, photography, performing art, h...

Carpenter and joiner

By 25 January 2015
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We need two built-in wall units made.  Can anyone recommend a carpenter/joiner who could help us?  I'm currently thinking of contacting two - Ray Browne Joinery and Benchmarc...

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The Summer Bucket List

By 29 December 2014
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Want to make the best of Summer but don’t know where to start? Check out our list of 30 suggestions for fun things to do in Canberra this season: 1. Take a paddle boat for...

Overstary your visa - fine. Come by leaky boat - not fine.

By 29 December 2014 48
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I’ve been in good company recently, joining others in banging on about the ill treatment of asylum seekers and trying to draw attention to the fact that the scale of the prob...

Fire in Holt deemed suspicious

By 28 December 2014
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ACT Policing has deemed a fire at the Kippax Halal Markets on Monday, December 15, as suspicious. Around 1am on December 15, police and ACT Fire and Rescue attended the shop...

Police seek witnesses for two aggravated incidents

By 27 December 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two separate incidents, one an aggravated burglary and the other an aggravated robbery. The aggravated burglary occurred on Christmas Da...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Espresso Room, Westfield Belconnen

By 27 December 2014 2
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This year I was organized and had a list of things I wanted to buy at the Boxing Day sales but I thought I would be clever about it and head into Westfield Belconnen early to a...

I Don’t Like Cricket - I Love It!

By 26 December 2014 4
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Until recently, I was bored witless with cricket having spent my whole childhood, adolescence and junior adulthood, rapt in its glory. The one day games were exciting, the W...

In the Spirit of Banjo - New book by Tim the Yowie Man

By 25 December 2014 1
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Waxing lyrical about everything from the windswept rocky crags of the high country to ghost hunting at the Bredbo Inn, Tim the Yowie Man is certainly not your average travel wr...

Boxing Day Movie Releases

By 25 December 2014 10
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Boxing Day, the day after Christmas where you have stuffed your face the entire day before and are in a food coma for the next week. I personally hate hitting the shops and fig...

Looking to buy in Palmerston

By 24 December 2014 9
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My husband and I are looking to buy in Palmerston. We have found a house but it appears to have been on the market for quite a while (since September). I currently live in Macq...

Appointment of Acting Judge for Eastman proceedings

By 24 December 2014 6

Attorney-General Simon Corbell has announced the appointment of Acting Judge the Hon Anthony Whealy QC to the ACT Supreme Court. The appointment of Acting Judge Whealy is on the recommendation of the Supreme Court. “Justice Whealy is a highly qualified suitable Acting Judge to hear upcom...

Where to eat on the South Coast

By 24 December 2014 11
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Whether you’re after some really good fish and chips, a meat pie or a fancy dinner for two, here’s a short guide to some of the South Coast’s most loved restaurants, cafe...

Synthetic drugs seized in Calwell

By 24 December 2014 1
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ACT Policing has seized a quantity of synthetic cannabinoids during a search warrant executed on a retail outlet in Calwell yesterday (Tuesday, 23 December). About 3.40pm, C...

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