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Local politics: Heres what youve missed this fortnight

By 30 July 2015
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The public housing revolution starts Andrew Barr has been pretty busy on the subject of public housing since taking the top job. His main task is to refresh the entire ACT p...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 30 July 2015
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1. Wildlife art exhibition at the National Zoo and Aquarium Yes, that's a photo of meerkats making art (I hope that paint is non-toxic, buddy!). Head to the National Zoo and A...

Boo-hoo, Adam

By 30 July 2015
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There's plenty in the news cycle this week about AFL star Adam Goodes. Or should that be indigenous star? Or maybe Australian of the Year, AFL legend and Aboriginal rights...

First look – QT Canberra’s new August menu

By 30 July 2015
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QT Canberra's Capitol Bar & Grill and Lucky's Speakeasy will next month introduce new menus - the first since they opened their doors. Ryan Johnstone went for a first look.  ...

Shooting in McKellar overnight

By 29 July 2015
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ACT Policing is investigating a shooting incident which occurred early this morning in McKellar (Wednesday 29 July). About 9.30am, police received a report that a vehicle ha...

Local leaders – Anna Petridis (Patissez)

By 29 July 2015 13
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Patissez in Manuka is probably the most famous café in Canberra, and maybe even one of the most famous in Australia, after receiving international media coverage in the last ...

Cheap eats – The Blue Olive (Civic)

By 29 July 2015 5
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A couple of weeks ago RiotACT contributor Bec Cuzzillo put the call out for Canberra’s best sandwiches and rolls. Café D’Lish and Autolyse were the two most popular conten...

Empathy from bureaucrats a rare thing

By 29 July 2015 5
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It was during a recent North Canberra Community Council meeting that I realised I was hearing something very rare. The presenter was talking about fairly matter-of-fact issues ...

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Does Canberra have too many coffee shops?

By 7 July 2015 39
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There's no doubt Canberrans love their coffee. A new cafe pops up every five minutes, and research published by Roy Morgan earlier this year found that 68 per cent of us had vi...

A night of story in song - Aine Tyrrell and Mick Daley

By 7 July 2015
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I would like to tell you the story of these two troubadours of contemporary folk. One grew up in court of Irish music royalty, her father being a well-known traditional song...

Best of Canberra - Fresh produce

By 7 July 2015 24
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My dad grew up on an orange farm and has instilled in me a love for only the freshest and in season fruit and vegetables. There is just something so satisfying about biting int...

Where can I find good coffee in Belconnen?

By 7 July 2015 13
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I've recently started working in Belconnen and I'm yet to find a really great coffee shop nearby. Any suggestions? I really liked Lava when I worked in Phillip, as well as T...

Win a double pass to Tim Rogers this Thursday night

By 7 July 2015
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With a career now motoring along in its third unique decade, TIM ROGERS remarkable resume encompasses the world of music, film, television and stage. See him perform all the be...

5 unmissable views for those new to Canberra

By 7 July 2015 18
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I don't know what it is about looking out over a city from its highest points, but it gets me going. This week I set out to find Canberra's top five unmissable views - and discove...

Does anyone know what happened to Cafe Bamboo in Braddon?

By 6 July 2015 4
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My wife and I had a favourite Chinese restaurant, Cafe Bamboo, on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. It was forced to close as their building was demolished to make way for new apartm...

String of aggravated burglaries over weekend

By 6 July 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to three aggravated burglaries in Wanniassa, Mitchell and Mawson early Sunday morning (5 July). About 5am, police received a report that tw...

Best of Canberra taste off - Pub food

By 6 July 2015 19
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Pub food is great winter food – hearty, down-to-earth and honest. When I go out for a pub meal, I’m looking for a comforting feed that won’t leave me hungry. This week’s ta...

Pre-audition workshops for 2016 circus degree

By 6 July 2015
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­­­ The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) is putting the call out to Canberrans with a background in physical training and the dream of a professional career in perfor...

No bets on Abetz

By 6 July 2015 75
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The latest little pearlers from Senator Abetz just about say it all for me. Straight out of the moral code of the 1950s! Anyone opposing his view should get out of the kitchen....

Stepping Up ceramics market place

By 6 July 2015
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The three-day Australian Ceramics Triennale will bring some of the world's best ceramicists to Canberra this week, flooding the city with 35 exhibitions across various location...

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