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Most loved South Coast beaches: Which is your favourite?

By 22 December 2014
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With Christmas just around the corner, it’s almost time for Canberrans to make their annual exodus to the South Coast for a good dose of sun, sea and greasy takeaway. For ...

Christmas Time – Hey! Wait a Minute!

By 22 December 2014
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Christmas is here yet again. Peace and goodwill to all, presents everywhere, food from one end of the house to the other, squealing kids and snoring dads. The smell of Christm...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: A.BAKER, NewActon Pavillion

By 20 December 2014 3
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My day job sees me frequenting A.BAKER ... once ... more like twice a day. I am always experiencing food envy at 9am when I am waiting for my extra hot skinny latte. Eye-catching b...

Where can I buy a Turducken?

By 22 December 2014
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Have my heart set on having a turducken for Christmas lunch.   But have drawn a blank on finding where I can buy one. Am hoping your collective knowledge will be able to point...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Meat Pies

By 22 December 2014
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There was quite a lot of debate when the call went out for Canberra’s best pies last week, with over 10 different bakeries and cafes being nominated. Based on most popular I f...

Review: when poetry becomes music

By 22 December 2014
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Ex-Canberra theatre teacher’s Ernie Glass’ Tales of Ordinary Madness and T.S Eliot’s The Waste Land presented by Mad As Productions. A young and vibrant Cassie Brizzi ...

Emergency Services unite for bushfire arson warning

By 20 December 2014

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch is urging residents to be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity following several grass fires across the ACT in the past few weeks. ACT Fire & Rescue, the ACT Rural Fire Service, along with ACT Policing, see an increase in deliberately lit...

Don’t forget the tree this Christmas…

By 20 December 2014
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RSPCA ACT have just had a delivery of fresh, beautiful Christmas Trees! Don't miss out on your tree this year, come down and visit us at 12 Kirkpatrick Street Weston ACT 261...

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Witnesses sought to firearm incident

By 3 December 2014
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ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an incident where a firearm was discharged on Monday night (December 1) in Chisholm. About 9.55pm police attended McLorinan St, Chisho...

Outstanding Year 10 students recognised

By 2 December 2014 1
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Minister for Education and Training, Joy Burch today presented awards to 73 Year 10 students from ACT public high schools to recognise their excellence in education. “It w...

Search warrants reveal drugs, weapons, ammunition and cash

By 2 December 2014
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ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives executed three search warrants over the past week as part of Taskforce Nemesis targeting the criminal activities of outlaw motor...

Need tip for Cyde Mountain

By 2 December 2014 44

So in January I will be driving to Batemans Bay for the first time from Canberra. I am on my red P's that I have only had for 2 days. I just wanna get some tips and tricks from anyone who has driven up and down the clyde before. Thanks in advance....

Best of Canberra - Family Friendly Restaurant/Cafe

By 2 December 2014 14
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A friend of mine was complaining about the lack of family friendly restaurants and cafes in Canberra. I was really interested because not having kids myself, it has not been so...

Canberra Comedy Festival Returns in 2015

By 2 December 2014
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Cemented as a permanent fixture on the annual events calendar, the Canberra Comedy Festival will return in 2015 for the biggest festival yet. Now in its third year, the 201...

Canberra Youth Theatre: 2015 Drama Workshops for 7-12 years

By 2 December 2014

Canberra Youth Theatre's Workshop Program provides a place where young and emerging artists can be creative and actively develop fundamental theatre performance skills. It is a fun and engaging program all about process. Through engagement in theatre games and exercises during weekly acting workshop...

ActewAGL to conduct helicopter patrols as part of its network maintenance pro

By 2 December 2014 3
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ActewAGL will be carrying out helicopter inspections of overhead powerlines from today 2 December across parts of Canberra. The patrols will run until 16 December (weather perm...

Christmas lights in Civic - doing it for the kids

By 2 December 2014 4
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December has just begun and that means the silly season is among us, and the Christmas lights have been switched on. I took myself along to the Canberra Christmas lights ext...

JB Hi-Fi HOME Superstore NOW OPEN at the Canberra Outlet Centre

By 2 December 2014
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The Canberra Outlet Centre is very excited to welcome the newest retail addition to the homemaker centre, the highly anticipated JB Hi-Fi HOME superstore! JB Hi-Fi already o...

Gift card conditions can lead to surprises

By 1 December 2014 6

Christmas shoppers need to be aware of the terms and condition of gift cards and vouchers to make sure they get what they think they’re purchasing, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, said today. Mr Corbell today reminded consumers and retailers of their rights and responsibilities. “Recipi...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Pancakes

By 1 December 2014 3
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Last week I was lucky enough to indulge in two great big stacks of fluffy pancakes. I wasn’t able to find that salted caramel, banana and walnut stack that I was drooling over wh...

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