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Botched arson attempt may be gang-related: police

By 27 July 2016 1
Arson attempt

ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of two men dousing a building in Newcastle Street, Fyshwick with petrol and attempting to ignite it in an incident detectives believe to ...

Have you seen missing man Kiet Ho?

By 27 July 2016 2
Missing man Kiet Ho

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 26-year-old man, Kiet Ho. Mr Ho was last seen by one of his friends at 10.30pm yesterday, after he drop...

Keep Canberra Open campaigners remain wary

By 27 July 2016
Keep Canberra Open

Keep Canberra Open, a campaign to “save Canberra’s nightlife”, has been successful in its bid to prevent the ACT Government from introducing legislation that would enforc...

The City to Lake spin

By 27 July 2016 3

There's been a load of positive mainstream press about the wonders of the ACT Government's major project for the centre of Canberra, The City to Lake Project. Till now I h...

Airport named Telstra ACT Business of the Year

By 27 July 2016
Canberra Airport MD Stephen Byron with the airport's head of aviation, Matthew Brown (centre) and project manager for the new international terminal, Richard Phillips (right).

The Capital Airway Group, which operates Canberra Airport, was named the 2016 Telstra ACT Business of the Year at a black tie event in the National Gallery’s Gandel Hall la...

46 arrests in ACT drug operation

By 26 July 2016

A six-week police operation targeting the manufacture, trafficking and sale of illicit drugs in the ACT has resulted in 46 arrest warrants and 10 people appearing in court. Cha...

Bailey testicle safe: Parton to run for Libs

By 26 July 2016 10
Mark Parton

Steven Bailey, your left testicle is safe. As you predicted in December, ex-2CC breakfast presenter Mark Parton was endorsed last night as one of the Liberals' five candidates ...

13yo boy hit by truck at Holt, rushed to hospital

By 26 July 2016
Accident site at Holt

A 13-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a truck at the corner of Hardwick Crescent and Flack Street near Kingsford Smith School in Holt at around 8....

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BLAZE 5 - A.C.T. Emerging Artists Showcase

By 4 February 2011

This one looks worth checking out: BLAZE 5 - A.C.T. Emerging Artists Showcase Emma Beer, Chris Carmody, Tim Dwyer, Daniel Edwards, Natalie Mather, Suzanne Moss, Dan Vukovljak Please join us for the opening of this exciting new exhibition, showcasing some of Canberra's hottest emerging a...

Stephen Moore to stay a Brumby

By 4 February 2011

The Canberra Times has the happy news that star hooker Stephen Moore isn't leaving Canberra after all: Moore is in Darwin with the Brumbies for their trial match against the Queensland Reds tonight. He is believed to have turned his back on European offers and is expected to make an announcem...

Greens move on energy poverty

By 4 February 2011 27

In a suprising move the Greens' Shane Rattenbury is banging the drum on "energy poverty": New figures obtained by the Greens reveal that between 2004 and 2010, while the average household electricity and gas costs increased from $993 to $1506, the Energy Concession Rebate for low income househol...

Restaurant coupon deals in Canberra?

By 4 February 2011 5

When are the restaurants in Canberra going to utilise websites like scoopon/cudo/spreets? Gelatisimo is the only place that I have seen an offer for discounted food (great bargain btw $6.00 for $14.00 worth of gelato)  I have been lucky enough to get some great bargains for eateries in both Melb...

Angle Crossing closed

By 4 February 2011 5

Territory And Municipal Services have put out a brief note that Angle Crossing is closed until further notice due to flooding....

Government mowing for the week starting 7 February 2011

By 4 February 2011

With long grass increasingly exercising the indignation of Canberrans TAMS have released their planned mowing for next week. Inner north Ainslie, Braddon, Lyneham, O’Connor and Turner - General suburb mowing Flemington/Randwick Road, Ginninderra Drive, Lady Denman Drive/Clunies Ross Street an...

School's back, so are the 40 kmph speed zones

By 4 February 2011 4

ACT Policing is reminding motorists to be aware that some 40km/h speed restrictions may be in place around Canberra today (Friday, February 4) for the start of the new ACT primary and secondary school year. Police will be ramping up enforcement activities around Canberra’s “active” school s...

Vollies off to fix Queensland again

By 4 February 2011 2

The 21 strong ACTSES deployment to QLD have left Canberra Airport to help in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Yasi. ESA Commissioner Mark Crosweller and ACTSES Chief Officer Tony Graham farewelled the deployment who fly to Brisbane and then board a chartered flight to Cairns. The deployment...

Tasty Time BBQ Pork Laksa. $10 lunch review

By 4 February 2011 4

Nestled at the top of City Walk Tasty Time is an asian eatery without pretence. Food is whipped from display fridges into the microwave and into customers hands in a way that is, to the newcomer, slightly alarming. It's not that other restaurants don't do much the same thing, it's just nor...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 4 February 2011

By 4 February 2011 12

Time to shine hivemind, Canberra's waking up after the summer sleep and people want to know what's going on. If you know about something to see or do around town just leave your suggestion in the comments....

Banana Watch in Canberra

By 4 February 2011 13

Last Sunday, bananas at my local Aldi store were $2.45/kg. Today, less than 24 hours after Cyclone Yasi crossed the Queensland coast, some old and very spotty bananas were on sale in my local IGA store for $6.99/kg. Perhaps the only kind thing to say about this is that bananas at $7/kg will seem lik...

Share your views on the draft ACT Sustainable Waste Strategy

By 3 February 2011 11

How do we reduce the amount of waste the ACT generates? What does waste have to do with climate change?  The Department of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water is seeking input from the community on the ACT Government’s draft ACT Sustainable Waste Strategy 2010–2025. The draf...

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