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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014

Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 9

Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014

Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 1

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014

The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014

RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

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Nursing home foyer fire

By 19 August 2014

Firefighters extinguished a small fire earlier tonight at a northside nursing home. ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the incident at the Bupa Aged Care facility in Bindel Street Aranda just before 6 o'clock. Fire crews arrived to find a lounge chair fire in the foyer alight causing the area to f...

Steve Forshaw re-appointed to 2016

By 19 August 2014

Tuggeranong United Football Club (TUFC) has re-appointed Steve Forshaw as Club Head Coach and NPL Open Men’s team coach, to the end of the 2016 season. “I’m delighted...

Blundell's Cottage – Extract from 'A Case for Ghosts' (Part 3)

By 19 August 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Drink driver caught in school car park

By 19 August 2014 5

ACT Policing will summons a 60-year-old Palmerston man caught drink driving while dropping his granddaughter to school in Nicholls yesterday (Monday August 18). About 8.50am, police received a report that a gold Toyota Avalon had collided into two parked cars in the car park of the Holy Spirit Pr...

Best of Canberra - Bacon & Egg Roll

By 19 August 2014 33

This week I want to hear your opinion on Canberra's Best Bacon and Egg Roll. You're either a lover or a hater, but for all you lovers of that bacon and runny egg goodness (I p...

Terrific Tuggers walk - dog and kid friendly

By 19 August 2014 3

Looking for a great walk in Tuggeranong that's not too long, which is dog and kid friendly, and includes a great cafe to boot? We've just researched a beautiful walk showca...

Sex offender rehabilitation program, refund?

By 19 August 2014 3

Today the ACT courts added a couple extra years to the Belconnen Library serial child sex offender sentence. It was his sixth conviction for offences against children...

IKEA in the ACT? It's not all good news

By 19 August 2014 50

Whip out your Allen keys; IKEA is coming to the Capital. Whilst a vast majority of Canberrans are rejoicing at the prospect of purchasing trendy and affordable furniture wit...

Belconnen Community Council survey on BCC meetings

By 19 August 2014

Have you attended a Belconnen Community Council meeting? Do you have ideas on how it could be run better? Or have you never attended one? What stops or prevents you? Please tell us in this very short survey. ...

Mix of experience and youth drives LJ Hooker Belconnen's success

By 19 August 2014 1

LJ Hooker Belconnen franchise principal Dennis Vlandis has been in the real estate game long enough to know that there's more to success than just good sales figures. It is...

Tags to provide protection from Mr Fluffy asbestos

By 19 August 2014 3

Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher, has announced the rollout of high visibility tags in meter boxes for Mr Fluffy homes in Canberra to make it easier for tradespeople to know when they are working on a house which contains the loose-fill asbestos. Homes affected by loose-fill asbestos will be requir...

ANU Public Lecture - The Reinvention Revolution: The makeover industries in t

By 19 August 2014

A public lecture by Professor Anthony Elliott, Director of the Hawke Research Institute and Research Professor of Sociology, University of South Australia. From cosmetic surgery to self-help manuals, psychotherapy to life coaching, career design to corporate re-brandings: ours is the era of ‘re...

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