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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014

Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 9

Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014

Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 3

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014

The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014

RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

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Army surplus/disposals

By 18 February 2010 33

Hi everyone, just wondering if anyone can tell me if there is still an army disposal store in Canberra?  I know that there was one in Fyshwick (? Second Wind) but I can't seem to find them.  I need some khakis for a party next week. Cheers Pris...

National Folk Festival Giveaway

By 18 February 2010 45

Yes, today is Thursday, but not just any Thursday mind you – this particular Thursday is the one that’s exactly six weeks out from the opening of the 2010 National Folk Festival! Speaking of the number six, if you want to avoid the queues and save by purchasing your tickets to the Festival ea...

Quoll found in Charnwood

By 18 February 2010 18

The ABC is reporting that a rare spotted tail quoll was found found loitering with intent in a gum tree in Charnwood. It is only the 12th sighting in the ACT in 60 years. ...

DIY Wotz On Guide for 19-21 Feb

By 18 February 2010 8

Chinese New Years got called off last week (it doesn't mean the year starts late though) due to rain but is back on again this weekend with dragons and fireworks going off around the city. So let us know about any other events that were rain delayed or not rain delayed and were always planned for t...

The Murrumbidgee in flood

By 18 February 2010 18

[First Filed Feb 17, 2010] The wonderful folk at have been out shooting the rapids (and the pictures) in what is usually the somnolent creek known as the Murrumbidgee. Only after the weekend wrecking deluge it's a river now! Slideshow courtesy of KayakCanberra below: ...

No choice for exposure to radiation at AMC

By 18 February 2010 55

My family member is in remand at the AMC and now will be subjected to several doses of radiation per week as they will now be x-rayed through SOTARS after every visit.  While they would prefer to be subjected to strip searches - they have  been told they must go through the x-ray or have a non-con...

Feb 19, Pot Belly, Paranoia Club, Paulie The Water Tiger & Teen Skank Par

By 17 February 2010 5

[Ed] sorry lost the original post and posters, if they want to comment it can be sorted out....

How much for a fence?

By 17 February 2010 11

Today's Canberra Chimes carries an article about a breach in the fence around the Mulligan's Flat wildlife sanctuary, to quote: "ACT rangers will be on the look-out for foxes and feral cats at the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary in Forde tonight after the weekend's downpour washed away sections...

Red Hill fatcat doesn’t know there is a drought (despite the recent rain)

By 17 February 2010 16

In a recent Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing (O’Donnell & EPA [2010 ACAT4]), a Red Hill resident applied for a reversal of a decision of the EPA to not grant a water bore licence.  In the hearing, the owner appeared to try to falsify records, including what the Tribunal called an “...

Thanks Where Thanks Is Due.

By 17 February 2010 19

I know that the ACT Traffic Police must cop alot of flack from disgruntled motorists - so I would just like to post a quick note to say thank you to the AFP Officer who pulled me over in my work vehicle on the city bound side of the Monaro Highway on Feb 16th. As I didn't get a chance to th...

Majura Rd Closure?

By 17 February 2010 3

Is Majura Rd closed this morning? I've had reports from friends that it may be closed, can anyone confirm whether it is open or closed? Thank you....

Our Bodies, Our Babies, Our Rights - protest on Thursday

By 16 February 2010 49

Last time I posted about birth politics, there was a lot of discussion... so I thought you might like to know about this event. This isn't about homebirth vs hospitals, or doctors vs midwives. It's about women having the right to choose their own healthcare provider. If I have a sore back, I d...

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