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Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 26 October 2014
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The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from...

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014 2
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Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

Looking for a Dentist

By 26 October 2014 1

Hello, my wife and I are new to Canberra – recently moved from Greece – Can you please suggest an excellent Dentist in Belconnen Town Centre or Barton area? Would be ideal to find a friendly dentist and hygienist in the same practice. Thank you all....

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Reid

By 26 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred in Reid today (Sunday, October 26). Around 10.55am, a male with a knife approached a female at the back...

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Weston

By 26 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Weston last night (Saturday, October 25). About 7.30pm two men were walking along Trennery Street (near Cooleman Co...

Looking for our first Irish sean nos dance army

By 26 October 2014

We're looking for enthusiastic people who'd like to learn some simple and energetic dance steps for performance at the 2015 Canberra Multicultural Festival. Perhaps you like great rhythm, perhaps you have some Irish family connections somewhere or maybe you just like trying new things? It's al...

Possible ramifications for public servants from health insurance selloff

By 25 October 2014 5

Radio National is reporting plans on the part of Medicare and the Government to compulsorily take part of public servants' superannuation on retirement, and use it to pay health care premiums, regardless of the choices and wishes of said retirees once Medicare is privatised. With no regard to whethe...

Canberra Home Delivery Food?

By 25 October 2014 9

I've just moved to Canberra and quite like it... except for the take-away and home delivery choices (or at least those I've found so far). Why does Pad Thai cost $16.50 (Lemon Grass)? In Sydney $12 is expensive. Same goes for Indian food... curries at $17-20 is a rip-off for take away. And why n...

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A Sexy Halloween Spooktacular

By 9 October 2014

The Sass and Tease Collective are putting on a special show on Halloween night. The Collective will be taking over Teatro Vivaldi at the ANU Arts Centre for the sexiest spooktacular in town! Join the collective and their guests for a night of eerie ecdysia hosted by Captain Spitfire and featuring...

An Open Letter to Ant Sharwood

By 9 October 2014 15
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Dear Ant, You published an article this week on news.com.au saying that Canberra is not the best city in the world, despite the OECD saying so. We all think it was a bit ...

Marist or St Edmunds?

By 9 October 2014 15

Hi Everyone, My family and I are moving to Canberra and would like to find out peoples opinions about Marist and St Edmunds. My son loves his sports but requires a bit more assistance academically.  Ideally we would like a school that is big on their sports but also encourages academic excellenc...

State of the Capital - Weekly Political Wrap 9/10/14

By 9 October 2014 2
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The Most Liveable City…. in the WORLD!! A reserved Katy Gallagher has responded to the news that according to an OECD Regional Wellbeing report, Canberra is the best place...

FUNC Fitness: a newbie's tale

By 9 October 2014
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I was only three steps away from my car towards the entrance of FUNC Fitness when a smiling dude in a baseball cap came out of the door to greet me with a handshake, an introdu...

Dangerous drivers targeted over holiday period

By 8 October 2014

ACT Policing issued over 214 Traffic Infringement Notices and 98 Cautions while targeting dangerous drivers over the Community Day and Labour Day long weekends. This targeting was part of a joint ACT Policing and NSW Police operation over both long weekends, which often see a large number of moto...

Katy Gallagher's first Facebook Q&A

By 8 October 2014
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Chief Minister Katy Gallagher hosted her first Facebook Q&A last night. The first 5 minutes or so of the session was a bit like a High School disco - lots of smiling and ...

Suitable suburb for my family

By 8 October 2014 50

I am moving to Canberra in December with my husband and 5 children. 3 of our children will be attending primary school, one secondary and one hopefully at ANU next year. We are moving from a small country town in Melbourne and enjoy being involved in our local community. Our children play AFL, netba...

Funding for the Arts – a Satire

By 8 October 2014 22
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Opposition Arts Spokesman Brendan Smyth has again attacked Arts Minister Joy Burch for providing funding for a controversial artistic production. Funding of $19,000 will be awa...

Local Leaders – Peter Cursley (Newborn Intensive Care Foundation)

By 8 October 2014
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The death of their newborn daughter Hannah in 1993 led Peter (pictured) and Susan Cursley to start a foundation to raise much-needed funds for the Canberra Hospital’s Centre ...

Living more sustainably - one step at a time

By 8 October 2014 11
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I know about the importance of limiting our impact on the earth.  I worry about what will be left for my children and grandchildren if we continue to take from the planet with...

Chief Minister to Launch Crowdfunded Book

By 7 October 2014
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I've posted before about my website Capital Yarns, where I invite social media users to nominate three items, and I write them a short fictional story featuring those items. Th...

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