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Cheap eats – Global Cafe (Civic)

By 2 September 2015

I'd heard of Global Cafe before but had never been there or even noticed it in the street until recently. It's tucked in between the late night pharmacy and the Jolimont Centre...

Seeking a planning minister for Canberra

By 2 September 2015 1

Canberra residents have the perception, or at least the aspiration, that the elected ACT politician appointed to be the planning minister will oversee the future planning and d...

Strata managers in Canberra – Recommendations wanted!

By 2 September 2015

There are a couple of dated posts relating to this topic I can see (2007 & 2012), but we are looking for some updated information. Our units plan (class b) is interested...

$50 load ups in ACT pokies will be allowed – if it’s recommended

By 1 September 2015 2

Yesterday during the #CBRCabinet event held via the Periscope app, Minister Joy Burch confirmed that $50 poker machine load ups will be allowed if the current committee review...

Should we ban smart watches while driving?

By 1 September 2015 12
woman driving wearing smart watch

Using a mobile phone while driving has been an offence for quite some time now. But what about sending an SMS from an object that isn't a phone? My partner bought an Apple W...

The bright stuff: Project Lighting goes from strength to strength

By 1 September 2015
maryanne gore project lighting

If you’ve bought a light fitting in Canberra, Queanbeyan or the South Coast in the past 40 years, there’s a good chance you’ve visited Project Lighting. The Canberra-f...

Quality gym near Civic/Ainslie/Dickson?

By 1 September 2015 1

I am a student looking for a quality gym near Civic, Ainslie or Dickson. Hopefully I can get fit. I am looking for a price around $10 - $20 a week. Thanks in advance for you...

Why we need safe access zones outside Canberra’s abortion clinics

By 1 September 2015
act health moore street

Many years ago, as a student of the Australian National University, I’d often ride my bike past the ACT Health building in the city and wonder why the front was often tassell...

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Renewal of vows - planning advice?

By 9 October 2010 8

Hi guys Im looking for venues to hold 50 guest for a renewal of vows celebration for my husband and me. We have been married 5 yrs in March and want to renew our vows. Our ceremony is at the Gold Creek chapel in Gold creek. Any suggestions would be grateful. I have roughly 12 mths to plan thi...

Police Wrap - 9 October 2010

By 9 October 2010 2

1. 'Tis the season: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the damage of Caroline Chisholm High School overnight (Friday, October 8). The offenders entered the grounds between 4pm yesterday (Thursday, October 7) and 7.30am this morning. While on the school grounds the offenders smashed 17 window...

CRK strikes again

By 8 October 2010 155

Much has been written about Clea Rose since she died in 2005, hit by a car stolen by teenagers being chased by police. Since then one of the kids in the stolen car, known only as "Clea Rose's Killer" has lead a spectacular life of crime, made all the more amazing by his ability to get out of dete...

Maze or similar between Canberra & Goulburn

By 8 October 2010 20

While driving from Canberra to Sydney a couple of months ago, I seem to remember seeing a sign for a giant maze or something similar not too far out of Canberra I have some people coming to visit next weekend who have an obsession with mazes... endless googling has proved fruitless, I cant seem...

Water Testing

By 8 October 2010 7

I am thinking getting some water from a small creek tested for quality, to see what contamination may be in it (as it's possible that there may be pollutants leaching into it upstream), and to review its suitability for stock.   Any suggestions as to the best way to arrange a test?...

Min Mae's Still Standing

By 8 October 2010 1

Facebook brings word of a fascinating performance at The Street later in the month: The Street Theatre and Min Mae presents; STILL STANDING …the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable. - E.M. Forster Still Standing unearths the autobiographical body in a primal exca...

ACT Police want more Tasers

By 8 October 2010 104

The Australian Federal Police Association has sent out a circular calling for more Tasers while the rest of Australia is wondering if they're such a good idea. Dear XXXXX , As some members may be aware, during the recent federal election campaign the AFPA lobbied for the funding of Tasers...

Finding love at Tilleys?

By 8 October 2010 14

koolerkenproductions has posted this sweet little piece to YouTube. I'll never look at a fallen pen in quite the same way....

A new southside option for Friday drinkies

By 8 October 2010 4

Our friends at Urban Pantry are launching a summer of Friday evening jazz on the lawns in Manuka. If you haven't had the pleasure it's at 5 Bougainville St....

Would you like a horticulturalist?

By 8 October 2010 15

Simon Corbell is promising a horticulturalist consultation in every garden. Through GardenSmart, an expert horticulturist visits homes and assesses the garden before providing advice on issues such as which plants are best suited to the garden and how to minimise water use. GardenSmart also i...

Learn to improvise!

By 8 October 2010 3

‘Prepare to be Unprepared’ introductory Improvisation course Learn the basic skills that make all group improvised performance possible, plus performance "games" (commonly used in Theatresports shows), should you wish to appear on stage with us. Improvisation skills are also useful for enh...

Left field?

By 8 October 2010 2

[First filed: Oct 6, 2010 @ 11:32] Real Estate agent Andrew Chamberlain (the current REIACT salesperson of the year) has qualified for the upcoming solo 24 hour mountain bike world championships at Mt Stromlo on 9-10th October. His wife Belinda thought that if he is going to spend all day ...

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