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Guns and ammunition seized in Fisher

By 29 May 2015
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ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms along with ammunition following a warrant executed at a residence in Fisher yesterday (Thursday, May 28). Acting on information ...

A look around Canberra – Lyons

By 29 May 2015
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The suburb of Lyons in the Woden Valley is nestled in between Curtin and Chifley; the Tuggeranong Parkway to one side and Westfield Woden to the other. Gazetted on 12 May 19...

Local sports club profile – Canberra Archery Club

By 29 May 2015
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While archery may not have the same high profile as sports like rugby or cricket, it does have a small and active local following – and competitions at Canberra Archery Club...

Weekend garage sale guide (30th and 31st May 2015)

By 29 May 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Hackett, Franklin, Macgregor, Jerrabomberra, Casey and Duffy. Happy Friday! Saturday 30 May Gilbert Street Hackett 7am to 5pm 50 y...

Civic Pub comedy club featuring Matty B

By 29 May 2015
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June Comedy Club at the Civic Pub features the philosophical bogan Matty B, along with a host of great acts including interstate guests Mitch Garling and Will McKellar, as well ...

New ACT Fire & Rescue chief officer appointed

By 28 May 2015

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch today announced the appointment of a new chief officer for ACT Fire & Rescue. “I am pleased to announce that following an extensive national recruitment search Mark Brown AFSM has been selected as chief officer, ACT Fire & Rescue,” ...

Uni Pub comedy featuring Adam Rozenbachs

By 28 May 2015
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Finally there's a comedy room in the city.  Get along to the first Uni Pub comedy night on Friday 26 June at 8pm. Adam Rozenbachs is a stand up comedian, writer, broadcaster, a...

Have you seen Michael?

By 28 May 2015

Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating Michael, who left his Lyons home on Monday morning and has not been heard of or seen since, and has not been in contac...

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ANU wants your fat fingered child!

By 19 August 2010

The ANU has a story on research they're doing on clumsiness and their need for 50 children to test: Ms McLeod will look at how proprioception, or the sense of knowing where one’s limbs are in space, develops in children and whether this plays a role in being clumsy – a condition known as dev...

Extra ACT voters

By 19 August 2010 6

The Australian Electoral Commission has announced that following GetUp!'s High Court win there are now 247,659 enrolled electors in the ACT. This is up from 246,436, so a gain of 1,223. Interestingly the youth age groups are not overwhelmingly represented in the gains: 18: +157 19: +105 20...

William Paul Bellew gets his conviction downgraded to a slap on the wrist

By 19 August 2010 52

The ABC informs us that William Paul Bellew, 54, a convicted enthusiast of Simpsons themed child pornography, has had his sentence of a year's weekend detention downgraded to a six month suspended sentence and a 12 month good behaviour bond. Sound fair to you?...

NCA pauses for thought building the Kings Avenue Overpass

By 19 August 2010 4

The National Capital Authority is letting everyone know that their concrete pour for the Kings Avenue Overpass is not going to happen on 28 August. Instead they're going to have a look at lessons learned from the Barton Highway bridge collapse. So a blockage on the far distant Barton Highway ...

Replacing an Asbestos Roof in Canberra?

By 19 August 2010

Has anyone had any experience with getting an asbestos roof replaced? It is on a 3 bedroom ex-govie replaced (1960s house with corrugated sheet roof: it has gone rather fibrous with age), to be replaced e.g. with colourbond metal. There have been some posts about asbestos removal on this site (...

A trip to the Ice Hockey - Spectating at a Canberra Knights game

By 19 August 2010 13

[First filed: Aug 18, 2010 @ 10:46] On Saturday night I was invited to check out the last Canberra Knights home game of the season. I'd been advised there'd be two tickets waiting at the ticket office and that if I wanted a good seat I'd need to turn up around 4.30, or just rock up at 5.30...

Election ‘10 Candidate Questionaire – Indra Esguerra for Fraser

By 19 August 2010 5

Indra Esguerra, the Greens candidate for Fraser answers your questions in this election series. [If you think it reasonable for candidates to answer questions from the public then please email the recalcitrants] 1) whitelaughter asked: Would you support abolishing self-government in the AC...

Do commuters dream of an open buslane?

By 19 August 2010 7

Does anyone have the inside word on when the bus lane on Barry Drive will open?  It seems the road works have been complete for some time now, and the entire stretch of bus lane is closed only because of some final work on the bike path(!) right down near the lights at ANU. Every time I catch th...

Anybody seen a yowie? Apart from Tim?

By 19 August 2010 14

I am looking into yowie sightings in the Canberra area and would love to hear from posters that can shed any info on the subject. There have been quite a few sightings over the years, so I imagine that there could be a few people that had decided not to discuss this with anybody. I am trying ...

Recommendation for chainsaw repair please.

By 19 August 2010 5

My local (rural) repairer does not have a good reputation, so I am wondering if anyone could recommend a place/person who is well regarded. [For chainsaw repair in Canberra] Thanks....

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 128 - Marji Curran and Adam Hole

By 18 August 2010

Canberra's (possibly the world's) least reliable podcast surprises everyone by once again rearing its grizzled head. So get clicking on the Insatiable Banalities podcast number 128, featuring Canberra's pro-tourers, Adam Hole and Marji Curran. Track list: Steel on Steel. 6:36 My Own S...

Seeking poster and flyer distribution

By 18 August 2010 7

Hi can anyone reccommend a good poster and flyer distribution service to cover inner North and South Canberra and Tuggeranong?  Google is not being very helpful.  Please share you local knowlege.  Thanks....

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