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Police seek witnesses to roadside assault

By 2 August 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at the side of the Barton Highway on Wednesday (July 30). About 7.00am, a woman was travelling south in a Holden A...

Brumby Jack toy wanted

By 2 August 2014

Hi. I have a friend whose little boy loves his Brumby Jack toy. Now that he has started day care his Mum would love to have 2 - one to keep at home and one to keep at day care. Buying another one is no longer an option as the Brumbies have introduced a larger Brumby Jack. If someone has one of...

Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 6

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

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 t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

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

By 1 August 2014 2

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

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Expressions of interest sought for Climate Change Council

By 14 July 2014 18

Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, is seeking expressions of interest from members of the public to help advise the ACT Government on climate change policy. “I encourage anyone with a strong commitment to addressing the challenges from climate change to consider making an application...

New charity to deliver accounting and governance services to not-for-profits

By 14 July 2014

Long-time CPA and volunteer director Ted Sherwood has started a Christian charity, Business by The Book, a CPA accounting practice.  Based in Canberra, the practice offers not only financial management and audit services, but also help with governance.  Business by The Book is willing to partner ...

Homeless People

By 14 July 2014 2

While walking across Hobart Place in Civic last Monday morning at 8.00am in zero degrees temperature on the way to work, I came across a person curled up in what passed for a sleeping bag on the concrete floor of the shelter opposite the entrance to the AMP Building. I say 'person' because it was...

Cabaret - Canberra Philharmonic (Review)

By 14 July 2014

Boy meets girl.  Boy gets girl.  Nazis.  Boy loses girl.  Canberra Philharmonic's production of Cabaret delivers fantastic singing and ensemble numbers but struggles (sligh...

Brand Canberra... again - The Canberra Sign

By 14 July 2014 57

The idea is to create a larger than life Hollywood style sign, just on the outskirts of Canberra, to greet visitors to the nation’s capital. Now I must admit that it’s d...

Recommended bricklayers

By 14 July 2014

Hi, I have recently purchased a block of land, have had an architect draw up some plans, now I am looking at trying to find a reputable bricklayer to do the brickwork (obviously) for our house. It is a one storey house, approx. 18 sq. in size. Could anyone recommend a good bricklayer? Thank you....

Local Sports Wrap 12th and 13th July 2014

By 14 July 2014

RUGBY UNION The ACT Brumbies kept their championship dream alive with a commanding 47-25 victory over the Western Force at Canberra Stadium on Friday night. The Brumbies ran in seven tries to three and dominated every facet of the game to secure their place in the Super Rugby finals for the seco...

Canberra Op Shop Guide - Hitting the Town

By 14 July 2014 16

Heading out for a night on the town? You could run out to a chain store to find a fun new outfit (and risk looking like every second person you see), or, you could head to your...

Cholesterol testing

By 13 July 2014 1

As usual, I had the standard five cholesterol (Lipid Studies) tests done via my Dr.  From reading, I know that there are a number of others than can be done to get an idea of the Why? of a high LDL reading, e.g. LDL-P, LipoProtein(a)...  Anybody know whether it is possible to get these done in Can...

World Cup Final 2014 - Where are the Argentina fans gathering?

By 13 July 2014 2

Hola, Does anyone know where in Canberra the Argentina fans are gathering on Monday morning? Ciao, Hugo Diaz...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Market Wrap

By 12 July 2014

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...

Shotgun seized from stolen van

By 12 July 2014

ACT Policing seized a shotgun, ammunition and other items from a van parked in Gowrie late on Thursday night (July 10). Around 11.20pm, suspicions were aroused when Tuggeran...

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