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Should we digitally name and shame Canberra’s bad drivers?

By 4 August 2015 5

I love social media sites, especially those community notice boards. Occasionally they throw up little gems like these: "And the employee of the week goes to…. the win...

Best of Canberra – Schnitzel

By 4 August 2015 8
canberra's best schnitzel

Going out for a schnitty is about as Aussie as drinking a VB tinny at a John Farnham farewell concert. It's a very safe bet, at least amongst my friends, that at any time of an...

Review – East Asian arts at CMAG

By 4 August 2015

The Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) is presently staging an exhibition not to be missed. Titled INK REMIX: Contemporary art from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, thi...

80% increase in Canberra car break-ins – is this avoidable?

By 4 August 2015 1

In the last few months I have noticed a lot of people reporting stolen cars, smashed windows and thefts on various online community notice boards. I wasn't sure if crime had sp...

Rhinoplasty surgeon recommendation Canberra

By 4 August 2015

Hi all, I'm looking for recommendations for the best/most experienced rhinoplasty surgeon in Canberra? Thanks!...

30km speed limit in school zones?

By 4 August 2015 16

The ACT Government would like community views to be expressed on reducing the speed limit around schools to 30kmph - but there has been nothing posted on the ‘Time to Talk...

Fyshwick Mail Centre quarantined due to unidentified substance

By 3 August 2015

More than 100 people have been quarantined at the Fyshwick Mail Centre on Canberra Avenue, after an unknown substance was found in a package. The building and staff have been isolated. Five people have possibly been exposed to the unknown substance but are showing no signs of ill health. ACT Fire...

Belconnen Soccer Club robbed at gunpoint

By 3 August 2015

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar late Saturday night (1 August 2015). About 11.07pm, a single male offend...

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A pedestrian lane for people using phones? Not a bad idea...

By 30 June 2015 24
man texting while walking

News stories have cropped up in the last few weeks about a university in the United States that has painted bright green lanes on the footpath for runners, walkers, and people ...

Free sausage sizzle tomorrow at Belconnen Community Service open day

By 30 June 2015
belconnen community service

There is such thing as a free lunch, northsiders. Come and meet Belconnen Community Service program managers and staff at tomorrow's open day, and you'll also get to enjoy a fr...

Weekend getaway recommendations

By 30 June 2015 3

Husband and I are planning a last minute, mid-week getaway. Grateful for any recommendations/ thoughts of what we can see and do. Keen to explore regions around Canberra (ie no...

A shot & a beer – Stand up comedy and live podcast

By 30 June 2015
Jen Carnovale

Half stand-up show, half live podcast recording, A Shot & A Beer is back for the second month with the celebrated and hilarious talent, Jen Carnovale. Look at this quote...

Best of Canberra - Pub food

By 30 June 2015 33
beer and burgers at pub

There are three certainties in life – death, taxes and getting a generous, well-priced counter meal at a pub. Steaks, schnitzels, burgers or seafood – whatever your choice, ...

2015 House of the Year revealed at Master Builders Awards

By 29 June 2015 18
2015 MBA House of the Year

A country home built by Canberra business Select Structures has taken out three residential building awards, including House of the Year 2015, at the 25th Master Buil...

Canberra Grammar's Snow Centre wins Project of the Year at Master Builders Aw

By 29 June 2015
2015 MBA Project of the Year

Canberra construction company Construction Control has won Project of the Year at the 25th Master Builders and Cbus Excellence in Building Awards, held in Canberra on ...

What is a police caution and do we have to do anything?

By 29 June 2015 12

My brother was recently pulled over and given a caution from a police officer. We understand that he shouldn't gain any demerit points or get a fine but does anything else hap...

Mick Gentleman to discuss future planning at TCC general meeting

By 29 June 2015 4

Just a quick note to advise Tuggeranong residents that ACT Planning Minister, Mick Gentleman, will be guest speaker at the next Tuggeranong Community Council general meeting on...

Best of Canberra taste off - Local wine

By 29 June 2015 1
Mount Majura 1

I love a good wine tasting any day of the week no questions asked, but this weekend Canberra really turned on the weather and gave us the perfect conditions for a little wine tour ...

Here's how to build a green home in Canberra without spending a fortune

By 29 June 2015
Green Homes Australia Canberra display home

If you think building an energy efficient home requires spending big on expensive green materials, building methods and technologies, you might have to think again. Whether ...

Advice on fixing dodgy retaining wall

By 29 June 2015

Fellow Rioters, I am looking for some advice in relation to an issue I have with a well known Canberra Building company. In short, the builder constructed two properties th...

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