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The Canberra Night Noodle Markets

By 2 March 2015 12
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Earlier this year it was announced that Canberra was going to be introduced to the Noodle Markets made famous by Melbourne and Sydney, and it has been the talk of the town ever...

Chic Henry and the tram to nowhere?

By 2 March 2015 8
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I've had a couple of long conversations with Summernats' Chic Henry, who is tossing up whether to run in the 2016 ACT election. He told me that the Liberals want him to stan...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Juice

By 2 March 2015 6
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I quite enjoy a good fresh juice. When I’m out for weekend breakfast with my mates, I’m always the indulgent one that orders a coffee and a juice. This week I put the word out...

Should Norfolk Island be self governed?

By 2 March 2015 6
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The bun fight between the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly and the Commonwealth Government regarding governance of the island has been going on for decades. The island ha...

Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015
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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Local game developer launches crowdfunding campaign

By 2 March 2015

Local game developer Whale Hammer Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its turn-based tactics role-playing game (RPG), Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire. Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire is an episodic, turn-based tactics RPG set in a world that has fallen into a medieval dar...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 20
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According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

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RiotACT contributors support RSPCA ACT

By 27 January 2015 1
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Over 50 volunteers took part in a campaign on Sunday morning (25 January) to assist an RSPCA ACT investigation into an act of animal cruelty that shocked Canberra last week. ...

December 2014 – Monthly Property Market Wrap

By 27 January 2015
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2014 brought us many ups and downs within the sales market, an uncharacteristic rental market and generally unsteady consumer confidence. The year ended on a resilient note with...

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Chisholm

By 27 January 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Chisholm yesterday (Monday 26 January). Between 3.30am and 4.10am, an autistic man attended the Chisholm shops car ...

Dumping at charity shopfronts - don't be a tosser

By 27 January 2015 17
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If you drive past a charity bin - or a charity shopfront like the Salvation Army or Vinnies after closing hours, it’s likely you’ll see a few overflowing bags, and possibly...

The ACT needs to stop having stupid arguments

By 27 January 2015 21
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To have a tram or not to have a tram? To have well-behaved dogs on public transport or not? $50 or $20 notes for poker machines? Bikes or cars?  These are not questions. I ...

Canberra’s development dilemma

By 27 January 2015 29
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Canberra is undergoing a metamorphosis. Until now, it has grown outwards, slowly engulfing farms and spitting them back out as suburbs, terraforming the landscape fro...

Best of Canberra - Rice paper rolls

By 27 January 2015 5
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I find it frustrating that the world is becoming such a health conscious place, yet it is still ridiculously difficult to get healthy, or even semi-healthy, foods on the go. ...

Canberrans honoured in Australia Day awards

By 26 January 2015

Several Canberrans are receiving Australia Day Honours in 2015 for the exceptional contribution they all make to the community in a variety of fields. Canberra is a community made up of so many passionate, talented and giving individuals, and I am proud to call this city home. To all of the Canbe...

RAW Canberra presents Visionary, 30 January

By 26 January 2015
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RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. Every second month it showcases around 30 artists in film, fashion, music, visual art, photography, performing art, h...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Chicken wings

By 26 January 2015
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Last week the call went out for Canberra’s best chicken wings, and for a while Smoque was the only restaurant receiving recommendations. I was delighted to eventually see other v...

Five electorates, Green pastures?

By 26 January 2015 16
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The change to the ACT electoral system, now with five electorates of five members, is fertile ground for the ACT Greens. Over the past couple of years we have seen letters f...

Carpenter and joiner

By 25 January 2015 5
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We need two built-in wall units made.  Can anyone recommend a carpenter/joiner who could help us?  I'm currently thinking of contacting two - Ray Browne Joinery and Benchmarc...

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