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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...

Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014
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“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Possible ramifications for public servants from health insurance selloff

By 25 October 2014

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 6

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...

Dodgy TV (ABC + 10) Fraser – anyone else?

By 24 October 2014

No signal on those two stations since storm yesterday.  Anyone else in the Fraser area having the same trouble, or it is just us? cheers MS...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014 1

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 4
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ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 28

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

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The Loop Pedal Singer and the Upside Down Guitarist: Kate Watts and Tessa Dev

By 3 October 2014 1

I like Little Brooklyn.  It’s a quaint little venue but it’s always had quite a big crowd. It keeps gigs intimate, but there’s still that popularity factor that entices the less musically inclined to venture in for a drink, or dinner, thus involving them with the local music scene - intention...

Double demerit points for the long weekend

By 3 October 2014 33

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, reminds drivers that double demerit points will be applied over the Labour Day long weekend as part of the government’s commitment to improving road safety. Double demerit points will apply to speeding offences and increased demerit points will apply to a numbe...

Two agricultural burns

By 3 October 2014

Two ACT landholders will conduct agricultural burns today, Friday 3 October, 2014, weather permitting. A 15 hectare agricultural burn is planned at the property "Top Naas", Naas Road, Naas Valley via Tharwa. The second agricultural burn is planned at the property "Huntly" Uriarra Road, via Wes...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Eggs Benedict

By 2 October 2014 9
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The call for best Eggs Benedict was a popular one. We had a lot of input for a wealth of Canberra brunch joints. Two gathered multiple nominations. ONA in Fyshwick and Me & Mrs ...

Two juveniles apprehended after rock thrown at moving vehicle

By 2 October 2014
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ACT Policing has apprehended two juveniles after a rock was thrown at a moving vehicle in Belconnen (Thursday, 2 October). Around midnight last night, police were called to Emu ...

A new era for Canberra’s clubs

By 2 October 2014 3
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Minister for Racing and Gaming Joy Burch today announced the most comprehensive and wide-ranging reforms to the clubs sector in the ACT since self-government. “The ACT ben...

There's more to Canberra than Floriade

By 2 October 2014 9
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So I’m a Canberra newbie, having just officially survived my first winter. I’m even starting to consider myself a Canberran and find myself fiercely promoting it to all of ...

The Wharf Revue "Open For Business" (Review)

By 2 October 2014 1
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Two weary travelers stop at an inn.  This is the “Canberra-berry Tales”, and these pilgrims to the nation’s capital are passing the time until daybreak by sharing their ...

Dog Boarding in Canberra

By 2 October 2014 6

I know there have been discussions on this topic before however there has been nothing recently.  Can anyone give me some feedback about Tara Dog Boarding in Pialligo?   I am considering using them at Christmas and would appreciate feedback on any recent experiences people may have had?...

Mr Fluffy Crisis - Canberra Waits

By 2 October 2014 30
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Between 1968 and 1979, private ACT contractor Mr Fluffy insulated people’s homes by pumping loose asbestos fibres into the roof cavities of houses in Canberra. In 1989, the F...

Southquay popular with local developers

By 1 October 2014

Spirited bidding by 11 registered parties has seen three multi-unit sites at the new waterfront development at Southquay in Greenway sold today at auction for a total of $9.705 million with all blocks being purchased by local Canberra developers. The largest block is 7,385sqm fronting Anketell St...

Bash someone unconscious - 80 hours community service???

By 1 October 2014 21

The Canberra Times reports that a Canberra man who bashed and kicked a Civic reveller unconscious has been sentenced today to 80 hours community service work. http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/community-service-for-civic-bashing-20140930-10o662.html#ixzz3Eng044bB The footage is horrif...

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