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State of the Capital Weekly Political Wrap 27/11/14

By 27 November 2014
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Katy Lundy prepares to leave politics Generally, politicians are quiet for a reason. Either they are hiding something or they want to rise through the ranks by avoiding a mi...

Would you trade in stability for free rent?

By 27 November 2014 1
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With a big question mark over future stable employment for some Canberran’s, it has seen the rise of a new, but old kind of trend. There is no doubt and well documented that ...

Local Leaders Deborah Hill (Canberra Roller Derby League and Skate Nation)

By 26 November 2014
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By day, Deborah Hill is an exhibitions coordinator at the National Gallery. But after hours, she’s better known as Bambi von Smash’er, one of the capital’s top roller der...

Three controlled burns scheduled tomorrow

By 27 November 2014
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ACT Parks and Conservation Service wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, three controlled burns will be conducted tomorrow Friday 28 November 2014. The contr...

Diversions to ACTIONs services on section of Constitution Avenue

By 27 November 2014
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Commencing Monday 1 December 2014, ACTION will implement diversions to all bus services that use Constitution Avenue in the City between London Circuit and Coranderrk Street. T...

World-class activity centre wins ACT Chief Ministers Challenge 2014

By 27 November 2014
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A world-class activity centre on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin has been announced as the the winner of the Chief Minister’s Challenge. Challenged to develop ideas on in...

Reliability, safety and security of ACT electricity supply at risk following unprecedented AER draft decision

By 27 November 2014

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has today released a draft decision drastically reducing and backdating expenditure allowed on the ACT’s electricity distribution network for the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2019. ActewAGL Chief Executive Officer Michael Costello said, “This decision do...

COZMO (Capital of Australia Mandolinata) Annual Summer Concert

By 27 November 2014

Come and enjoy a program of beautiful music played by COZMO and our Learning Group COZYMO! COZMO will present delightful music from Australian composers Stephen Lalor and Rob Kay, and traditional Italian  and light classical tunes. COZYMO will also delight you with a short program that includes t...

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Over $10,000 in prizes on offer as we countdown to run for your lifeline

By 5 November 2014
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Lifeline Canberra CEO Ms Carrie-Ann Leeson has announced that overwhelming corporate support for the inaugural ‘Run for your Lifeline Canberra’ Fun Run and Half-Marathon wi...

The 'fro's gonna go!

By 5 November 2014
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After growing his hair for almost two years, Brumbies and Wallabies winger Henry Speight has decided that ‘the fro must go’ in the name of charity. Henry is a supporte...

High number of wasp reports

By 5 November 2014 12
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Reports to the European Wasp Hotline of wasps seeking sites and establishing nests in suburban Canberra are the highest in many years, the ACT Government has announced. “A...

Poke Something That Bites

By 5 November 2014 1
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‘Poke Something That Bites’ is an exhibition that explores the mentally exhausting symptoms of an anxiety disorder. When the mind is like an angry wasps nest thrown into th...

Witnesses sought; Narrabundah collision

By 4 November 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle collision in Narrabundah during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, November 4). About 1.10am, Woden Patrol members attended...

ACTs Gov'ts Failed Same Sex Marriage Legislation - The Cost to Ratepayers!

By 4 November 2014 8

Report on 2CC new this morning was that the ACT Government's failed same sex marriage legislation, which was, predictably, overturned by the Fed's, cost $800K - including Legal cost of $500K.  They didn't cite where the figures came from though. The ACT treasurer argued, as I recall at the time,...

Carlson-Reynolds Band hosts November Blues Jam

By 4 November 2014

Chris Carlsen’s (guitar, vocals) early bands included Rockhouse Heavy, Gosford-based Bad Companions, The Illustrated Band and The Rushin’ Roulettes, regulars at the legendary Boot & Flogger. Since the early 1990s, Chris has collaborated on various band projects with partner Shedea (keys) as ...

Grey water TREATMENT systems

By 4 November 2014

Hi, I just wanted to know if anyone had any experiences with grey water treatment (not just diversion) systems? If so, would you mind sharing them (and costs too please). Thanks!...

Canberra welcomes international sensation Angelique Kidjo

By 4 November 2014
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Only days after her performance at Bluesfest 2015, the angelic voice of International sensation, Angelique Kidjo is coming to Canberra for the first time in April 2015. Angéli...

Best of Canberra – Charcuterie/Antipasto Platter

By 4 November 2014 7
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Being of Italian heritage I basically consider salami to be a main food group. I grew up on cured meats, cheese and pickled vegetables; we would eat salami, cheese and pickled ...

Celebrating miracles - family fun day

By 4 November 2014
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The Miracle Babies Foundation is celebrating premature and sick babies by holding a Family Fun Day. All Canberra families are invited to attend and help raise funds to continue...

101 Humans, 1 Review

By 4 November 2014 11
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Earlier this year I was selected to be one of 101 people chosen to take part in the Human Brochure tourism concept; VisitCanberra’s latest push to bring new visitors to our lov...

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