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July 2014 – ACT & Queanbeyan Monthly Property Market Wrap

By 28 August 2014
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The weekly Allhomes ACT & Queanbeyan Property Market Wrap has been well-received by Rioters and we're pleased to now offer a more in-depth analysis of the current property ...

Seven aggravated robberies linked to one offender

By 28 August 2014

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Detectives believe seven aggravated robberies which were committed this year are linked. Police believe one man is responsible for the armed robberies of five small businesses across Canberra, and two in Queanbeyan, since April, based on descriptions provided...

Cub Calloway, The Feldons & the Crossbones @ Smiths

By 28 August 2014
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A night of rock and roll for you at Smiths Alternative. Cub Calloway (ex Saints), modrockers the Feldons and rockabilly kings the Crossbones are teaming up to give you a nig...

Would you buy a non-fluffy house in a fluffy area?

By 28 August 2014 2
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We are looking to buy property in the Woden area and have seen a couple of suitable ones in Garran and Curtin. Been doing some research on Mr Fluffy and I see Curtin is a Mr...

Young, vulnerable and homeless in Canberra – how YouthCARE is helping

By 27 August 2014
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He's been in trouble with the law. Minor stuff, but his family don't want to help and don't want him around. He was 15, with an alcohol problem. YouthCARE Canberra (formerly Op...

Cubby houses set to rock Floriade

By 27 August 2014

The Independent Property Group Foundation will be the second charity partner for Floriade 2014. The Foundation joins animal welfare organisation RSPCA ACT, which was announced as a charity partner last month. Both charities will enhance Floriade’s festival atmosphere with a range of experience...

Recall of Infinity electrical cables

By 27 August 2014
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Canberrans who had electrical work done in their homes between 2010 and 2013 should heed safety messages following a recall by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of...

Asbestos Remediation at the Canberra Brickworks

By 27 August 2014

The YRA looks forward to the ACT government's Information Session on Remediation of the Canberra Brickworks to be held at the Albert Hall from 7pm to 8pm on September 3, 2014 (Wednesday): http://www.yarralumlaresidents.org.au/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Remediation_Letter-to-Residents-2014...

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Blue Green algae strikes again

By 5 January 2010 4

In case anyone missed this, being that it was released New Years Eve, swimmers have again been banned from parts of Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin because of high levels of blue-green algae. An extreme alert level has been issued for the East Basin, Lotus Bay and Yarralumla Beach. Boating is s...

New Years Fireworks and Garema Dance Party

By 5 January 2010 5

Canberra Fireworks for New Years Eve 2009 [poll id="154"] and Garema Dance Party ...

Goannas

By 5 January 2010 11

Walking down Mt Ainslie yesterday I saw a huge 1.5 metre long goanna. He was trying to get something out of a small hole in a rock but he couldn't fit and he was getting angry about it! I've been on that track hundreds of times and never seen one of these (or anywhere else in the ACT) I'm used t...

Dr Johnson

By 5 January 2010 3

Hey Guys and Gals! There's a new band in Canberra and we would love all of our lovely Canberrans to support us in our epic journey to entertain and earn a couple of bucks here and there (I promise all of you we're slightly more entertaining then the buskers you used to see on the old red bridge :...

Will you be wed on St Valentine's Day - February 14, 2010?

By 5 January 2010 27

Just a quick post to let you know that if you wish to marry on St Valentine's Day this year - which happens to be a Sunday - you must lodge your Notice of Intended Marriage with your celebrant by next Wednesday, January 13. Please note here that the ACT Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages n...

Underground and overhead power - what's the story

By 5 January 2010 35

Okay, so around my way, all the houses are fed from overhead power, and the poles have TransACT strung a few metres below. However, the surprising thing for me at least, is that the streets have street lighting, on quaint little poles in the nature strip. These are NOT connected to the overhead cabl...

Cotter to close

By 5 January 2010 9

The ABC is reporting that the Cotter recreational area has been closed to the public to allow for the Cotter Dam expansion. It is not expected to open again until late 2011 although the nearby Casuarina Sands parkland has been upgraded to provide an alternative recreational area. Who knows, ma...

New cinemas in Tuggies

By 5 January 2010 25

I was very impressed with the new Limelight cinema in the Hyperdome. I went with my daughter to see Alvin and the Chipmunks. Firstly, the tickets were only $9.90 for adults, so I could afford to buy a choc-top. Secondly, when I went to the snack bar, they had thoughtfully listed the prices for...

Carney does it again....

By 5 January 2010 20

7 news has this story about the former Canberra Raider. NRL's notorious bad boy Todd Carney and a friend are accused of burning a man's buttocks, scrotum and upper thigh, after deliberately setting his pants on fire, the Seven Network reports. The newly-signed Sydney Roosters footballer had be...

One dead after jet-ski and boat crash on Molonglo River.

By 5 January 2010 41

News.com.au reports on this sad story. Sad news that this has happend, my heart goes out to his family. But to think on December 20th we had this post by johnboy....

A good accountant on the Northside?

By 3 January 2010 1

Does anyone know a good accountant on the Northside? I have been in Canberra for almost 4 years and the one I am currently using is rubbish. At tax time, I only ever seem to get a tax return equivilent to his fee, plus enough for a beer to wash away my dissapointment I need someone to crunch som...

What is the Army Reserve like these days?

By 31 December 2009 14

I'd like to hear from current members of Army Reserve units in the Canberra region. I'd like to know what to expect at Kapooka and follow on training as well as its duration. Also what parade nights  and regular training / weekends / exercises are like and how frequent they are. Cheers...

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