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Police investigate suspicious fire in Red Hill

By 27 April 2015
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Investigations are underway after ACT Policing attended a fire in Red Hill yesterday (Sunday, 26 April). ACT Fire and Rescue and police arrived at a unit in Discovery Street a...

Advertising agency Nation opens Canberra office

By 27 April 2015
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Adelaide-based advertising agency Nation Creative has expanded into Canberra, hiring four local employees and opening an office on Allara Street. Here’s the media release:...

Review: Dinner With Whisky, Hotel Realm

By 27 April 2015 1
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Last week I was invited to attend the DINNER WITH WHISKY event at Hotel Realm, hosted by renowned whisky personality Martine Nouet. Wednesdays are date night in our house, so I...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Thai

By 27 April 2015 2
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Thai food is definitely a favourite of mine and this week’s Taste Off couldn’t have come at a better time. My parents are holidaying in Thailand at the moment and have been sen...

Proportional representation – Xanadu

By 27 April 2015 1
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Anyone see John Warhurst’s article in last week's Crimes? It was on voting reform. He made a number of good points. One was that the report from the Joint Standing Commit...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 27 April 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Review: Urban Suburban at CMAG

By 27 April 2015
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The Canberra Museum and Gallery has a major exhibition of local visual arts with the focus on artists' views of life in this city. This is an exhibition of art created in the C...

Serious collision at Dickson over weekend

By 27 April 2015
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ACT Policing attended a serious collision between a pedestrian and a car at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Antill Street in Dickson on Saturday night (25 April). ...

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We have a bonsai collection!

By 16 August 2010 3

Chief Minister Stanhope brings the astonishing news that not only does his arboretum have a "National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia", but since it was located in a pavilion in Commonwealth Park two years ago it has been visited 100,000 times! It currently displays 32 deciduous, ever...

After ideas on how to make a move to Canberra simpler

By 16 August 2010 21

Hi Guys, My first post, so go easy. There's gonna be some naïve questions / statements here. I have been intending to make a move to Canberra for more than a decade, and have decided to give it a shot sometime in the new year. I in NSW, and have moved to WA before and learnt a lot of thing...

Security on Civic cab queue?

By 16 August 2010 18

I'm sure this has been discussed before, but I had the displeasure of standing in the Civic bus interchange taxi queue last Saturday night around 2am and witnessed a pretty nasty punch-up between 4-5 guys. I'm hardly ever out at that time of night but I have to say that on the few occasions I have b...

Canberra Walk Against Warming

By 15 August 2010 8

Took the dog for a walk and a protest broke out, as a bit over 1000 people came together for the Canberra Walk Against Warming. Seems to be working as its bloody cold and cloudy today. Senator Bob Brown was there along with MLA Shane Rattenbury, ACT Greens Senate candidate Lin Hatfield Dodds...

Speed camera leeway in Canberra?

By 15 August 2010 40

Hi All, I'm quite new to Canberra and am constantly coming across the much debated issued of the amount of roadworks and speed changes in and around Canberra. Driving around I seem to spend most of my time checking the speedo and looking for the latest sign. While I'm slowly adjusting and lear...

Raiders get over the doggies

By 15 August 2010 1

Foxsports has the news on our brave lads in green getting one over the thuggish Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium 28-14. Canberra coach David Furner said his young players were growing in confidence at the right time ahead of another big test when they host ladder leaders St George Illawarra next Sund...

Who can help with a cat playground?

By 15 August 2010 22

Hello everyone, I would like to know if there is anyone in Canberra who can assist me in designing and building a backyard cat enclosure encompassing most of the backyard (not along the lines of the modular units). I am hoping for something that isn't an eyesore and gives my cat ample room to ...

Calvary deal off - this time we mean it

By 15 August 2010 3

This must be the classic on-again-off-again romance. The ACT Government has decided it does not need to buy Calvary Hospital now. Apparantly Katy has realised what the community has been telling her all along: that $77 million is a lot of money to buy something you already own. Accounting stan...

Stolen Teddy Bear

By 15 August 2010 8

Sorry to disturb people, and this is my first post, but my girlfriends daughter had her sleepover bag stolen from the fenced off (but able to be see into) front court yard of her house (it was left there by her Gran) and in the bag was her favorite teddy bear and blanket she has had since she was bo...

Roller Soccer...?

By 15 August 2010 7

Yeap just as it says ... playing  soccer on skates (you kick the ball with your skates on!)  Either inline or quads - that doesn't matter.  But trust me, it is truely a great, addictive, fun game. Don't believe me?  Have a look at www.rollersoccer.com - It's not the greatest website but ...

The Battle for Mt Ainslie - Take 2

By 15 August 2010 8

Well, the batshit-crazy christians won this round by bringing in overwhelming numbers. The few heathens/atheists/Sex Party advocates were totally outclassed. More pictures below: ...

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 13 August 2010

By 14 August 2010 7

[First filed: Aug 12, 2010 @ 14:32] So fellow rioters, what's worth seeing and doing around town this weekend? Just leave your suggestions as a comment....

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