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Vale Diana Page

By 27 July, 2009

The SMH has a fascinating obituary for long time Canberran Diana Page. Gender trailblazer, Diplomat, Equestrian, sailor, mother. Give the article a read, she certainly packed a lot in. ...

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Council Cleanups - Does Canberra have them?

By 27 July, 2009

Hi everyone – quick question. Are there any council cleanups in Canberra? I can only find info on garbage and recycling bin collections…. We have some stuff we would like to get rid of but it would take three years of garbage collections trying to fit it, bit by bit, in our miniscule bin...

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Dealing with Centrelink when you cant get out of the house?

By 27 July, 2009

Hey there. I was just curious to know if anybody has had a run in with Centrelink and issues of being housebound. At the moment I suffer greatly from anxiety and its quite difficult for me to get around or even see the doctor (which isnt prescribing me anything to treat me at the moment!). [...]...

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Police Wrap - 26 July

By 26 July, 2009

1. Carmageddon comes to Greenway: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision involving a motor vehicle and two pedestrians early yesterday (Saturday, July 25) morning. About 2.20am, a 19-year-old Richardson man driving a Nissan Pulsar struck two pedestrians in the carpark near PJ O’Reil...

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Raiders smashed at home

By 26 July, 2009

Raiders smashed at home Livenews is picking through the ashes of a disappointing cold wet afternoon for Raiders fans. The men in green went down 25-4 at home. The Big Mal’s Final Five packages aren’t looking very appealing right now. UPDATED: The headline The Age is running probably says more than was intended. ...

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John and Marianne on 2XX - Talking the RiotACT episode 35

By 26 July, 2009

For those who missed it live, the latest downloadable version of 2XX’s RiotACT segment featuring your’s truly and Marianne Mettes is now available. (the stars having aligned and the pair of us both managing to get to the studio) To catch it live tune in at 5pm on Friday afternoons on 2XX, 98.3F...

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Corroboree frog breeding makes a breakthrough

By 26 July, 2009

The ABC brings word that the ACT’s corroboree frog breeding program has managed to produce 1,000 eggs which is apparently something they haven’t been able to do before. Considering there are only 200 left in the wild it’s a giant leap. ...

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Tax on stupidity rakes in the cash - Speed cameras bring in millions more

By 26 July, 2009

I love people who speed. It’s entirely discretionary and yet they choose to provide millions of dollars a year to the community to fund schools, hospitals, and the sprawling semi-competent ACT Public Service. The Canberra Times reports that better placement of speed cameras has given the gener...

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Old video - the Queen in Canberra 1954

By 26 July, 2009

There’s just a little bit of Canberra in this YouTube special (around 2:05). But the footage of the dedication of the American memorial at Russel is something I’ve never seen before. It’s of particular interest if you’ve ever wondered why a giant eagle with a strange resemb...

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Lyneham trolley sculpture

By 25 July, 2009

Lyneham trolley sculpture As seen in Lyneham on Wattle St around lunchtime today. It’s amazing what seems like a good idea around 4am isn’t it? On the other hand, cheaper than the public art program! ...

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Utilities - And how do I change them?

By 25 July, 2009

Who provides you with your Gas and Electricity?  Forget about reducing my carbon footprint I’m trying to reduce the footprints in my bank account!  I am currently with ActewAGL for both but I understand that you can swap. Has anyone here done it?  If so, who did you swap to and what were th...

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Parent Exhibiting Bad Behaviour at Junior Sporting Events

By 25 July, 2009

As I was pacing up and down the sideline while coaching my sons soccer team this morning, I became aware of a women standing beside the field swearing at one of my players.  The term she used was “F****** little shit“.   Astonished, I asked the women to repeat what she said and in response wa...

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