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Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

By 27 February 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to allclassifieds.com.au. Saturday 28 February 13 E...

Whats on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

By 27 February 2015
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Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets ...

Possum beater on video not convicted

By 26 February 2015 38
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I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after at...

‘In the Spirit of Banjo’ Tim the Yowie Man book launch

By 27 February 2015
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“Water plunges 40 metres off the cliff top with so much gusto that the morning sun rising upstream creates a rainbow through the water spray. It reaches from one side of the ...

Cheap gym in Tuggeranong?

By 27 February 2015 5
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I'm putting this in the "Ask RiotACT" section in the hopes I can find a good solution from someone with a bit of knowledge of Tuggeranong. I've been out of work for a while,...

Teen arrested after aggravated robbery in Gowrie

By 27 February 2015
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ACT Policing has apprehended a 17-year-old male from Canberra’s south following an aggravated robbery in Gowrie yesterday (26 February). About 11:10am, a male walking along th...

Canberra GP recommendations

By 26 February 2015 3
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I was wondering if anyone can recommend a GP in Canberra who takes the time to listen and explain things to you, and preferably specialises in chronic disease? Also, does an...

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Introduction to harmony singing for women

By 4 February 2015 1

Canberra Harmony, Canberra's newest women's barbershop choir, will be running a four-week taster course on Thursdays 7-9:00pm starting Thursday 12th February at the Belconnen Raiders Club. Come and learning some fun songs in four-part harmony then perform them with us for your family and friends....

Local leaders – Robert Leticq (Privileges Card Pty Ltd)

By 4 February 2015 3
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Canberra businesses interested in learning about international expansion could do far worse than take advice from the founder and managing director of Privileges Card Pty Ltd, Ro...

Canberra's planning madness

By 4 February 2015 25
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There was an announcement recently by the planning authority on the fate of the three blocks of flats along Northbourne Ave in Dickson. I used to walk past these buildings regu...

Cheap eats - As Nature Intended (Belconnen)

By 4 February 2015 4
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I have a bit of a thing for health food shops. While I’m no health fanatic, I do love big bags of lentils and trail mix and wondering exactly what food manufacturers have to ...

Canberrans urged to light a candle for death row prisoners in Indonesia

By 4 February 2015 1

Canberra residents will light candles in solidarity with at least 64 people who are on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling offences on Thursday night (5 February). “Amnesty International is a worldwide movement that opposes the death penalty in any circumstance, for any person,” ACT com...

CBR: #notconvinced

By 3 February 2015 15
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Confident. Bold. Ready. These are the messages that the Brand Canberra project aspires to showcase to the rest of Australia and the world. And at a cost of $2.6 million to the ...

Have you seen this conman?

By 3 February 2015 3
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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man involved in a scam on an elderly woman in January and have released a facefit of the offender. About 11am on Monday 5 January, an 80-ye...

2014-15 ACT budget deficit reaches $770.5 million

By 3 February 2015 1

The mid-year ACT budget review revealed the predicted deficit for the 2014-15 financial year had more than doubled from $332.8 million to $770.5 million. This is without most of the light rail expenditures, and does not take into account the many billions of dollars worth of ACT public servants' ...

Public talk: A fly on the wall - solving crime with fly poo

By 3 February 2015
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It sounds like something out of CSI but these days the common blowfly is helping investigators to fight crime in more ways than one. Everything from helping to establish time s...

Loud screaming noise in Torrens at night?

By 3 February 2015 11
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A reader has submitted the following question about strange noises in Torrens: We have recently moved to Torrens (backing Mt Taylor) and have heard on a number of occasions ...

Love locks to be cut from Aspen Island bridge

By 3 February 2015 65
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With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the National Capital Authority (NCA) has gotten into the spirit by announcing it's taking bolt cutters to the love locks on Aspen I...

Best of Canberra - Cupcakes

By 3 February 2015 21
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According to Google, cupcakes are "small cakes designed to serve one person." I think that description is incorrect. A more appropriate description would be: Cupcakes ... a tin...

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