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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 2

Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 1

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014

The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

Man wanted by police; warrant for arrest

By 22 October 2014

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate 27-year-old Sonny Oeti, who they believe is responsible for a number of aggravated robberies earlier this year. ...

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Lloyd Allison-Young - "Of Detritus & Departures" out now

By 15 April 2010

Canberra's star of the screen (And Insatiable Banalities #96), Lloyd Allison Young has got an album out on BandCamp. It's a "Pay what you want" deal. And there's a demo track to stream. Worth checking out!...

The scofflaw cyclists of the inner north

By 15 April 2010 121

[First filed: Apr 13, 2010 @ 23:16] A few weeks ago Loose Brown suggested that it might make interesting social commentary to video the Sullivan's Creek bike path and pedestrian crossing of David Street at peak hour. So on Tuesday 13 March I did just that, for 10 minutes from 8:10am to 8:2...

What's on this weekend? 17 & 18 April

By 15 April 2010 8

EquineX national horse expo is back for the 2nd year at Exhibition Park, featuring a weekend packed with arena and classroom sessions and over 40 commercial exhibitors.  Olympians Heath and Rozzie Ryan are on hand, a stallion masterclass Saturday night raises money for Pegasus riding for disabled, ...

Speed Camera - Barton Hwy & Gungahlin Drv

By 15 April 2010 16

Hi all, Have noticed with roadworks travelling north on Barton Hwy just before Gungahlin Drv overpass that the speed limit has been lowered from 80 to 60 kmph.  Does anybody know whether the camera has been recalibrated to the lower speed?  Has anybody received any fines for travelling at 70+ k...

Police Wrap - 14 April 2010

By 14 April 2010 17

1. Belco gets into school vandalism: ACT Policing is seeking the support of the Canberra community in keeping our schools and colleges safe and secure over the current term break. During these holiday periods, school premises are targeted for property offences such as burglary, graffiti and va...

Beer Fest on this weekend! Free tickets for lucky Premium Subscriber

By 14 April 2010 8

The 2010 National Capital Craft Beer Festival is gracing the lovely Olims Courtyard this weekend. More details on the website and tickets from OutInCanberra. As a special bonus we've got a double pass for the Premium Subscriber who can, in 25 words or less, leave in the comments the funnie...


By 14 April 2010 2

The Street Theatre will launch the 2010 Made in Canberra season with Love Cupboard, a new full length work written by emerging Canberra playwright Emma Gibson. Part whimsical fantasy, part comedy and part drama and all love story, Love Cupboard explores the darkness and light we all hold within,...

Greens courting the education unions

By 14 April 2010 19

The NAPLAN (National Assessment Program-Literacy and Numeracy) battle continues to rage. Essentially parents and the mainstream political parties are united in wanting access to data on children's and schools' performance. Against them stand the teachers, who are refusing to administer the te...


By 14 April 2010

PANG!, BMA MAGAZINE, & UC LIVE! presents ALL OUR FRIENDS MUSIC FESTIVAL. Spread across multiple stages featuring the hottest International, National, and Local artists. All Our Friends Dance Music Festival Saturday June 5 University of Canberra The wait is over, the dance bomb has d...

The Green plan for Access to Justice

By 14 April 2010 5

Access to justice is incredibly important. The social inequality is already huge. Those who can afford to pay a lawyer can often bully their way to outcomes far beyond their legal entitlement with a series of confusing formal looking letters. Those who can afford the right lawyers often ...

Local Cycling Forum

By 14 April 2010 5 popped up a while ago. Slowly it is getting more members and content, but sits for periods without any action. I think it's a great idea for Canberra to have it's own Cycling forum. I see there are a number of Cyclists on here and thought I would share....

What smartphone apps does Canberra need?

By 14 April 2010 44

It's been a long, hard, and not entirely successful journey getting ACT services onto the internet. The bad news is that the mobile data revolution is going to require another round. So what applications should ACT instrumentalities be working on to take advantage of a future where everyon...

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