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Swan Valley: One reason to make the trek over to the West Coast

By 5 July 2015
Swan Valley 10

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 ...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Barrio, Braddon

By 4 July 2015

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...

A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 8

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 ...

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

By 3 July 2015

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...

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...

Where can I find kids’ interior shops in Canberra?

By 4 July 2015

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...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015
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 (Thursd...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 8

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...

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Police Wrap - 12 September 2010

By 12 September 2010 5

1. Problem solved? Twenty-nine people have been arrested this weekend in the ACT as part of Operation Unite, the stand against alcohol misuse, violence and anti-social behaviour. Of the arrests made, 24 people were taken into police custody for being intoxicated and disorderly. These result...

Latham Hold-Up 2003

By 12 September 2010 21

Just wondering if anyone remembers the hold up that went really bad at the Latham post office in 2003?? There were 2 injured and one died.... So anyway, the guy gets out of jail this week... 7 years for stabbing 2 people numerous times and causing death to an elderly man... 7 years.......

Did you get MOGged?

By 12 September 2010 15

The PM has come up with her new cabinet and ministerial portfolios. And the winners are... Drumroll please... Movers and Shakers (and all the other office relocation specialists in town), the printers and the signwriters. DEEWR gets a worse acronym after going totally vocational by losing C...

You're an Idiot

By 11 September 2010 42

Is this the greatest government advertising? I believe it might be. To be found when driving on Belconnen Way from Civic to Belconnen. I realise that the sign changes from day to day, so you need to be lucky to be called an idiot, otherwise you will see such great rhymes as "Pick up your pho...

How much is too much?

By 11 September 2010 12

Was down at the lake today, having a look at the ducks and swans, and a gent and his daughter drove up, and started feeding the ducks. Not unusual when people bring a roll, or a few slices of stale bread. However, these people had enough bread to keep Brumbies in business for a week. Plastic bag...

Police Wrap - 11 September 2010

By 11 September 2010

1. Hoodies again: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary and assault which occurred in Dunlop yesterday (September 10) around 6.05pm. Police attended the Shoobridge Circuit residence where the 26-year-old male victim described how he had returned home and disturbed a singl...

Overpass argy bargey

By 11 September 2010 6

The ABC reports that the CFMEU Secretary Dean Hall has been playing secret squirrel at the Kings Avenue overpass site after being refused entry: CFMEU secretary Dean Hall says he tried to enter the Kings Avenue flyover construction site about 6.00am to check on safety before a major concrete pour...

The Bohemian Masquerade Ball at the Albert Hall

By 11 September 2010 10

Way back in 2007 Tom Woodward ran the first of what would be two Jester's Balls. On the strength of that experience a lot of people rushed to get a piece of the Bohemian Masquerade Ball. And many elements were there. Lots of interesting people, many of them very beautiful. There was wo...

Wanted: Weston Park photos!

By 11 September 2010 14

Hi Everyone, I am working on a project for Weston Park in Yarralumla and am finding, through basic googling and conversations with people, that there doesn't seem to be many photos of the playground area of Weston Park between the 1970s and today. I am looking specifically for pictures of the cli...

Not exactly gracious in victory

By 10 September 2010 64

Senator Humphries has been officially given the nod by the electoral commission to retain his place. His office has now sent out the sort of media release normally associated with a sore loser: THE TRUTH BEHIND THE GREENS SPIN CYCLE Despite the hundreds of thousands of dollars, the dodgy po...

ACT kids smarter than other, clearly inferior models

By 10 September 2010 10

The ABC has the happy news that students in the ACT have outperformed the rest of the country in NAPLAN testing: The latest results shows ACT students continuing to perform above the national average. In most areas, ACT students are the best performing in the nation or are just below students...

Australian Scientific Instruments named exporter of the year

By 10 September 2010 1

Chief Minister Stanhope is congratulating local firm Australian Scientific Instruments on their winning the ACT Export Awards. The full list of winners is: -- Inland Trading Co (Aust) Pty Ltd - Agribusiness Award -- Lucy Media Pty Ltd - Arts and Entertainment Award -- Shaw Vineyard Estate - ...

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