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Local leaders – Camilo Potocnjak Oxman and Rish Ratnam (Implement Imagination)

By 2 September 2015
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Implement Imagination co-founder Camilo Potocnjak Oxman (pictured above, right) describes teaching as a very rewarding chronic condition. “The thing about teaching is that...

Blowing up the interwebs as easy as un, deux, trois!

By 2 September 2015 2

Well I fell for it, hook, line and sinker! Take a pretty girl, add a beautiful exotic accent (well, I thought it sounded sexy), a sob story and voila ... you have instant marketing...

Cheap eats – Global Cafe (Civic)

By 2 September 2015 1

I'd heard of Global Cafe before but had never been there or even noticed it in the street until recently. It's tucked in between the late night pharmacy and the Jolimont Centre...

Seeking a planning minister for Canberra

By 2 September 2015 4

Canberra residents have the perception, or at least the aspiration, that the elected ACT politician appointed to be the planning minister will oversee the future planning and d...

Police seek Tuggeranong Parkway hoon

By 2 September 2015

ACT Policing is searching for a green Camry Sedan bearing registration number YGC14U which was seen driving dangerously between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August. The ca...

Strata managers in Canberra – Recommendations wanted!

By 2 September 2015

There are a couple of dated posts relating to this topic I can see (2007 & 2012), but we are looking for some updated information. Our units plan (class b) is interested...

$50 load ups in ACT pokies will be allowed – if it’s recommended

By 1 September 2015 6

Yesterday during the #CBRCabinet event held via the Periscope app, Minister Joy Burch confirmed that $50 poker machine load ups will be allowed if the current committee review...

Should we ban smart watches while driving?

By 1 September 2015 16
woman driving wearing smart watch

Using a mobile phone while driving has been an offence for quite some time now. But what about sending an SMS from an object that isn't a phone? My partner bought an Apple W...

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Feedback on Mawson Primary?

By 10 August 2015 1

We are moving to Canberra and trying to decide on a primary school for our son. I know about the in/out of area info for enrolment. I really like the idea of the bilingual prog...

Best of Canberra taste off - Schnitzel

By 10 August 2015 14
The Tradies upside-down love heart shaped chicken schnitzel.

Last week I put the call out to find Canberra's best schnitzel, or schnitty, as it's often called. Nominations came in for Schnitzel Haus, the RUC in Barton, Capital Golf Club a...

First look - The Well

By 10 August 2015

The University of Canberra has a new go-to watering hole, and its name is The Well. The student-built, student-run bar popped up during the winter term, and welcomed the start o...

Residents write to planning minister about the Dickson Parklands

By 10 August 2015 1

As reported earlier, the Dickson Parklands (Section 72 Dickson) has been identified as critical to ensuring that Canberra’s growing inner north population can access arts, recrea...

Canberra, why so wasteful?

By 10 August 2015 94
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The ACT has been ahead of the curve when it comes to municipal waste management for almost two decades now. It was the first government in the world to set a zero waste goal al...

No wonder the public thinks pollies are crooks

By 10 August 2015 17

Last week I wrote about the Brongate saga from the Apple Isle. Well, I'm still here enjoying the fantastic scenery, pleasant people, fabulous eating establishments and the weat...

Bought a used car and shocked by bills

By 9 August 2015 11

I bought a used car from a dealer in Fyshwick. Since I am still resolving my complaint with them I will not mention the name for now. My purchase was based on the informatio...

Encounters: a School House Gallery exhibition

By 8 August 2015
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Encounters is the first solo exhibition by Tim Hardy, and consists of a diverse collection of paintings, prints and drawings. Tim's subjects are varied, ranging from the ...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Maple + Clove, Barton

By 8 August 2015

Last weekend we had some friends stay at Hotel Realm, so when it came time for breakfast it was a choice between the hotel buffet or Maple + Clove. I had heard a lot about Maple + ...

Lone Wolf Promotions presents Vince Gelonese TONIGHT

By 7 August 2015

Singer/songwriter Gelonese became an overnight star in the US in 2013 when his love ballad, titled "Every Dream" jumped to the top of Billboard Magazine's list of hot singles. When: Friday 7 August Time: 8pm Where: Harmonie German Club Free entry....

5 aggravated burglaries in 5 hours in Canberra's north

By 7 August 2015

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to five aggravated burglaries in Weetangera, Hawker and Aranda on Saturday morning (1 August). Between the hours of 2am and 6.30am, offende...

A look around Canberra - O'Connor

By 7 August 2015 9
oconnor shops

The suburb of O'Connor is in Canberra's inner north, squished in between Turner and Lyneham, with Northbourne Avenue and Gungahlin Drive on either side. It was named after Rich...

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