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Best of Canberra taste off – Hangover food

By 3 August 2015
Wattle Snack Bar

Last week I put the call out for Canberra’s best hangover food and the results did not surprise me.  Apart from the one vote that came in for a steaming bowl of pho from Pho Ph...

Bronwyn Bishop and the trough of entitlement

By 3 August 2015
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Hi there from the Apple Isle. I'm doing a Grumpy Old Grandad's Terror Tour of Tassie with an old mate of mine.  He's 75 and I'm a bit younger. The trip down the Hume Highwa...

Why the “coolest little capital” needs greater participation in the arts

By 3 August 2015 1
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Canberra has some of the best seasonal vistas and panoramic landscapes of any city in Australia, as well as a highly educated community, a progressive culture and an enjoyable,...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Chatterbox Espresso Bar, Belconnen

By 1 August 2015 1
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Before we head out for breakfast on a Saturday morning, I check Facebook to see if anyone is talking about a new breakfast spot. Facebook is handy like that. Because we live in ...

Fyshwick Mail Centre quarantined due to unidentified substance

By 3 August 2015

More than 100 people have been quarantined at the Fyshwick Mail Centre on Canberra Avenue, after an unknown substance was found in a package. The building and staff have been isolated. Five people have possibly been exposed to the unknown substance but are showing no signs of ill health. ACT Fire...

Belconnen Soccer Club robbed at gunpoint

By 3 August 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar late Saturday night (1 August 2015). About 11.07pm, a single male offend...

Fly Pelican enters Canberra aviation market

By 3 August 2015
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After so many airlines flying Canberra as part of a regional network have gone under (Rex, Brindabella), I was surprised to discover that there's a brand new player doing the ...

Women’s team sports in Canberra? (For a beginner)

By 1 August 2015
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Hi all, I was hoping to find a women's sports team to train with on weeknights or weekends. I haven't played any team sports in a while but am keen to try something new whi...

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How UC plans to become a world-ranked university by 2018

By 6 July 2015 25
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If the University of Canberra is to become a world-ranked university, we need to improve infrastructure in Belconnen. I attended a public meeting late last month in which...

Swan Valley: One reason to make the trek over to WA

By 5 July 2015
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Hands up if you’ve heard of the Swan Valley. I hadn’t before last week, but now after getting a little taste for some of their food and wine, I certainly want to hear more. If ...

Where can I find kids' interior shops in Canberra?

By 4 July 2015 7
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I'm new to Canberra and want to decorate my children's bedrooms. (1, 3 & 8 years) Can the more knowledgeable here point me in the direction of any good shops with pro...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Barrio, Braddon

By 4 July 2015 2
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Last weekend I shared my experience at Elemental and mentioned that I also stopped in at Barrio Collective Coffee, a few doors up. I wasn’t satisfied by my brief check-in last we...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015 1
Missing man Daemon Wolfe

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Daemon Wolfe. Daemon was last seen leaving a house in Greenway on foot about 4.30pm yesterday (Thursday...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 19
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Can anyone recommend a good and gentle dentist, please? I've read the ones that were submitted in another query in 2011 and just wonder if there are any more recent dental reco...

A look around Canberra - Chapman

By 3 July 2015 9
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The suburb of Chapman in Weston Creek is named after Austin Chapman, a former minister who held the portfolios of defence, health, trade, and customs, at various points during ...

What's happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi St?

By 3 July 2015 3
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Does anyone know what is happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi Street? Adecco (construction company) have dug out the old car park on Bardi Place, opposite Canbe...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (4th and 5th July 2015)

By 3 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Aranda, Phillip, Kingston, Dunlop, Ngunnawal, Casey, Monash and Wright. Happy Friday! Saturday 4 July 35 Port Jackson Circuit Phillip 7am...

Canberra to host premier international ceramics event

By 2 July 2015
AP 3.8b Girl Nomad Ceramics

Canberra has been selected for a three-day premier ceramics event that will bring national and international luminaries and cutting-edge ceramicists to the capital from across ...

Canberra's number one work crew cafe

By 2 July 2015 2
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We all know that energy needs fuel, your car or truck needs petrol, your home needs heating at this time of year especially using gas as energy, your office printer wouldn’t ...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015 1
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

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