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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Kingston Grind, Kingston

By 30 May 2015

Last weekend we headed into Kingston for breakfast. As we approached Green Square we decided to avoid Bittersweet as it was crazy busy and we were so hungry and could not be bother...

A look around Canberra – Lyons

By 29 May 2015 2
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The suburb of Lyons in the Woden Valley is nestled in between Curtin and Chifley; the Tuggeranong Parkway to one side and Westfield Woden to the other. Gazetted on 12 May 19...

Local sports club profile – Canberra Archery Club

By 29 May 2015
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While archery may not have the same high profile as sports like rugby or cricket, it does have a small and active local following – and competitions at Canberra Archery Club...

Weekend garage sale guide (30th and 31st May 2015)

By 29 May 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Hackett, Franklin, Macgregor, Jerrabomberra, Casey and Duffy. Happy Friday! Saturday 30 May Gilbert Street Hackett 7am to 5pm 50 y...

Civic Pub comedy club featuring Matty B

By 29 May 2015
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June Comedy Club at the Civic Pub features the philosophical bogan Matty B, along with a host of great acts including interstate guests Mitch Garling and Will McKellar, as well ...

Guns and ammunition seized in Fisher

By 29 May 2015 1
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ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms along with ammunition following a warrant executed at a residence in Fisher yesterday (Thursday, May 28). Acting on information ...

New ACT Fire & Rescue chief officer appointed

By 28 May 2015

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch today announced the appointment of a new chief officer for ACT Fire & Rescue. “I am pleased to announce that following an extensive national recruitment search Mark Brown AFSM has been selected as chief officer, ACT Fire & Rescue,” ...

Uni Pub comedy featuring Adam Rozenbachs

By 28 May 2015
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Finally there's a comedy room in the city.  Get along to the first Uni Pub comedy night on Friday 26 June at 8pm. Adam Rozenbachs is a stand up comedian, writer, broadcaster, a...

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What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd May 2015

By 30 April 2015 6

Early morning raves, Gregorian chants and speed dating are just a few of this weekend's highlights. Let us know what we've missed in the comments. Sports/outdoor activitie...

Start playing blues harmonica

By 29 April 2015

Do you nurse a burning desire to pick up a harmonica and play some wailing blues riffs? Here's your chance. Tony 'Mouth from the South' Maguire is holding a half-day beginne...

Were alternatives to light rail fully considered?

By 29 April 2015 166

Late last year a caller to 666 Chief Minister Talkback asked then Chief Minister Katy Gallagher why letters the caller had individually addressed to each Legislative ...

Cheap eats - Downtown Milk Bar (Manuka)

By 29 April 2015
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Downtown Milk Bar in Manuka is one of my favourite places in Canberra. It's so "old school" without the need for vintage lamps, mismatched furniture, or old beer bottles for wa...

Local leaders - Benjamin Shine

By 29 April 2015 2
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Artist and designer Benjamin Shine hasn’t had much sleep in the past week. He’s spent up to 14 hours per day creating large-scale tulle portraits (pictured above) and three...

How could Haig Park be improved?

By 29 April 2015 22

A little while ago, I wrote a few pieces about Braddon. In amongst the many different aspects of the suburb, I brought up the concept of significant changes to Haig Park. The r...

Traffic infringement notice scam

By 28 April 2015 13
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The Australian Federal Police has taken to Facebook to warn users of a recent traffic infringement notice scam. According to the AFP, scammers claiming to be police are asking p...

Canberra women rewarded for aspiring ideas

By 28 April 2015
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A social justice radio show, a school holiday music program and a website that aims to increase female sports participation are just a few of the Canberra-based projects that h...

Keller Sessions presents Leo Joseph - Sat 9 May at 7 pm

By 28 April 2015
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The versatile Leo Joseph, whose bands Nightless Lovers and Key Grip are amongst the best blues bands Canberra has to offer, will play solo blues piano and guitar (not at the sa...

Superhero-themed dance party

By 28 April 2015
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Bring the child in you back to life. Dress up in your favourite superhero costume for a theme dance event. From Captain America to Spider-Man to X-Men to Cat Woman, this not to...

Kangaroo culls - Do we have the right to protest?

By 28 April 2015 28

Over 2400 kangaroos will be shot this year as part of an ACT government cull - up almost 1000 on last year's numbers. Earlier this week it was revealed that the licence authori...

Why two-up should be legalised

By 28 April 2015 20
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I think gambling is great fun… especially that game so indelibly etched in the Australian psyche: two-up. Yet it has always struck me as an injustice (and a belittling ins...

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