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Best of Canberra Taste Off – Local craft beer

By 20 April 2015
Wig & Pen

Craft beer is a topic that gets a lot of people excited, even for a rookie like myself. It causes much debate globally and the same goes in Canberra it seems. This week’s Best of...

Kids in detention camps – crazy!

By 20 April 2015
john hargreaves hostel

In 1952, when I was three, my parents emigrated from England to Australia and we went to a migrant hostel in Bonegilla in Victoria; later we went to other hostels at Bradfield ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 19 April 2015

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Playground review – Nature Discovery Playground, Tidbinbilla

By 19 April 2015 2

I have memories of being a kid out at Tidbinbilla - quiet family BBQs soaking up the serenity of the Aussie bush. I can also still hear the sound of my screams when an emu decided ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: ONA on the Lawns, Manuka

By 18 April 2015

Readers were quick to respond when I recently reviewed ONA in Fyshwick, disagreeing with my thoughts on the service and portion sizes. Having previously been a regular at ONA on th...

Local sports club profile – Central Spears Gridiron

By 17 April 2015
central spears

Here’s a fun piece of local sporting trivia: Canberra is home to Australia’s number one ranked men’s gridiron team – the Central Spears. The Central Spears men’s a...

A look around Canberra – Pearce

By 17 April 2015 4
Pearce 1

Pearce is a quiet little suburb in Woden, located at the foot of Mount Taylor and tucked away between the neighbouring suburbs of Chifley, Mawson and Torrens. Like many of Canberra...

Weekend garage sale guide (18th and 19th April 2015)

By 17 April 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Gordon, Evatt, Farrer, Scullin, Hawker, Oxley, Franklin, Torrens, Ngunnawal, Turner and Kambah. Happy Friday! Saturday 18 April 48 C...

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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Capitol Bar & Grill, QT Canberra

By 14 March 2015 7

Have you had the QT experience yet? If you haven’t been to the revamped Rydges Lakeside, now known as QT, you really need to put it at the top of your priority list! I was luc...

Police respond to three firearm incidents overnight

By 13 March 2015

ACT Policing is responding to reports of the discharge of firearms in three incidents from overnight (Thursday 12 March). About 9.50pm last night, police received reports of...

Is it a Quanger?

By 13 March 2015 7

Thought Rioters might appreciate this light-hearted dig at Queanbeyan by Canberra rap duo Coda Conduct, which aired on Triple J's breakfast show this week. The Canberra Times wasn't that impressed, but I reckon it's awesome. "Canberra! We get a light rail and we a damn sight better with a Sky...

North Canberra Community Council meeting, 17 March

By 13 March 2015

This month's agenda includes: GUEST PRESENTATION: Solarshare REPORTS Mr Fluffy subcommittee City and Northbourne Urban Design Framework Northbourne Avenue Walking and Cycling Facilities Planning and Development Forum Community facilities Lack of public toilets in suburbs such a...

Graffiti on Woden storm water drain now illegal

By 13 March 2015 19

Ed: The ACT Government has removed the storm water drain on Callam Street in Woden from its list of legal graffiti sites.  In case you missed it, the ACT Government has decided to remove the "legal wall" status of Woden Drains (Google maps link here) along with a bunch of others. As someone w...

Cheap parking in Civic during weekdays?

By 13 March 2015 32

I'm hoping the RA brains trust will be able to help me out here... Where are the best (by this I mean cheapest) places to park Monday to Friday in/around the city? I'm not a...

Best bar to watch Melbourne Grand Prix in Canberra?

By 13 March 2015 1

Hi, just wondering if anyone in Canberra gets passionate about Formula 1? If so, where would you recommend we go to watch the race live this Sunday? Thanks :)...

Weekend garage sale guide (14th and 15th March)

By 13 March 2015

To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your garage sale details for free on Saturday 14 M...

A look around Canberra - Latham

By 13 March 2015 8

This week I was in and out of Latham a handful of times because one of the cat rescue groups I help out with occasionally is located there (Pickles Playmates Animal Rescue, for...

Petition to bring back ACT light vehicle registration stickers

By 13 March 2015 30

For anyone in the ACT who would prefer to have current registration stickers returned to our vehicles, please sign this petition and share if you believe they are worthwhile....

2015 Parties at the Shops program kicks off in Campbell

By 12 March 2015
parties at the shops 2015

The 2015 extended Parties at the Shops program kicks off this Sunday 15 March from 3-6pm in Campbell. Parties at the Shops is now in its third year, and producer Amy Moon sa...

Bespoke fashion show hits New Acton

By 12 March 2015

Canberra fashionistas are getting excited about yet another addition to the local fashion calendar this March. Dubbed Bespoke, this event will showcase some of the region's most ta...

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