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Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 26 October 2014
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The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from...

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014 2
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Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

Possible ramifications for public servants from health insurance selloff

By 25 October 2014 3

Radio National is reporting plans on the part of Medicare and the Government to compulsorily take part of public servants' superannuation on retirement, and use it to pay health care premiums, regardless of the choices and wishes of said retirees once Medicare is privatised. With no regard to whethe...

Canberra Home Delivery Food?

By 25 October 2014 9

I've just moved to Canberra and quite like it... except for the take-away and home delivery choices (or at least those I've found so far). Why does Pad Thai cost $16.50 (Lemon Grass)? In Sydney $12 is expensive. Same goes for Indian food... curries at $17-20 is a rip-off for take away. And why n...

Dodgy TV (ABC + 10) Fraser – anyone else?

By 24 October 2014

No signal on those two stations since storm yesterday.  Anyone else in the Fraser area having the same trouble, or it is just us? cheers MS...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014 2

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 4
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ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 28

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

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Tragus piercing in Canberra

By 28 September 2014 3

Hi, I am thinking of getting my tragus pierced in Canberra soon and was just wondering if anyone has had this done in Canberra before or knows of a good place to get piercings. At the moment I'm considering Red Path and maybe Off Ya Tree (although their cheap prices are kind of worrying...). Does...

Kingston railway yard containing large number of iron ore type wagons

By 28 September 2014 13

I pulled into Fyshwick Jim Murphys this morning to pick up my weekly rations, and was surprised at what was in the adjoining rail yard. There must have been about 30 brand new looking orange painted iron ore type wagons. Considering we ship nothing out of this joint, couldn't help but wonder what...

House fire extinguished at Ngunnawal

By 28 September 2014

Firefighters are currently on scene at Carina Street, Ngunnawal following a fire in a lounge room. House was vacant at the time of the fire. ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished the fire and are currently conducting ventilation operations. Two fire pumpers on scene, the Breathing Apparatus Va...

Canberra and Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 28 September 2014
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The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from...

Gumtree what happened?

By 28 September 2014 2

Hi, new here so open to any comments. Does anyone have any idea what happened to the ads on gumtree or is it just me? When I view ads I can see one picture. When you click on the ad to view further it shows a slide show option and further details for the ad, however, there are no more pictures...

School Holiday Guide Spring 2014

By 27 September 2014 1
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And so it is time once again for school holidays. Love it or loathe it, there's no escaping it! Here are a few ideas from us on how to keep the kids entertained during the ...

Illogical bicycle laws

By 27 September 2014 76
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Canberra has introduced new laws regarding bicycles on roads: Cycling safety advocates have welcomed a planned trial of new minimum passing distances for drivers overtaking bike r...

Squid on Saturday or Sunday?

By 27 September 2014
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I think calamari is one of the most overlooked products from the sea. They catch a lot of it off the South Coast. You can buy it straight from the fisherfamily at the Capital Regio...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Satis, Watson Shops

By 27 September 2014
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My highlight of the week is getting to try out a new breakfast spot! This week I headed north to Satis in Watson. Before going to any new cafe I try to check them out online to...

Drivers urged to stay safe over long weekend

By 27 September 2014

ACT Policing is urging Canberra drivers to stay safe over the Community Day long weekend, when police will be conducting high-visibility patrols. Traffic Operations Acting Superintendent Rod Anderson said with large numbers of motorists travelling in and out of Canberra over the long weekend, dr...

ACT Retains AAA Stable Credit Rating

By 26 September 2014 8

Despite the compounding effects of the Commonwealth Government’s policy to reduce spending and significantly contract the size of the Australian Public Service, Standard & Poor’s has acknowledged the ACT Government's continued commitment in its 2014-15 Budget to build and transform the ACT econo...

Canberrans urged to report OMCG activity

By 26 September 2014 13

Canberrans are being encouraged to report illegal activity by outlaw motorcycle gangs to Crimestoppers with a new campaign launched by Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, ACT Chief Police Officer, Rudi Lammers, and the ACT Chairman of Crime Stoppers Australia, Bryan Roach ...

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