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Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016
ACT parking pic

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 9
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

Giralang man, 20, arrested over carjacking attempt, hold-ups at Melba

By 29 April 2016
Police wrap

ACT Policing arrested a 20-year-old man from Giralang yesterday for several offences that occurred in Melba late last year including an attempted car-jacking. About 8am on W...

Man extradited to NSW over alleged murder of partner

By 28 April 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

The man accused of bashing to death his former partner at Bundeena in Sydney’s south on the weekend has been extradited from Canberra to NSW. Stephen James Boyd, 51, appe...

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Memorable characters from Canberra’s past - Speakers corner

By 17 March 2016

Join local author Jenny Horsfield in discussion about some of the remarkable and dedicated men and women who helped build Canberra in the early years. These pioneers feature in her new publication Building a City: CS Daley and the story of Canberra. National Archives of Australia Queen Victoria Te...

Connect with your nature - art display

By 17 March 2016
Jodie Hatcher

View works produced by artists Ruth Hingston and Jodie Hatcher during the Archives'Connect with your nature artist-in-residence program. A National Archives, Craft ACT and ACT Par...

Writing Masterclass - Beyond 1915 remembrance

By 17 March 2016

Peace Works, a community writing project, is calling for contributions to a publication about the battlefront and homefront during World War I. This master class will assist you to prepare submissions for the November deadline. Funded by an Anzac Centenary Local Grant. National Archives of Australi...

Tuning In: ABC TV 1964-76

By 17 March 2016
Tuning In-coming soon

Gather round the telly and bask in the glow of vintage ABC. From Play School to raunchy romps, Australian life reflected on screen From the National Archives of Australia audi...

Friday Night Live - Ali Penney & The Moneymakers

By 17 March 2016
Ali Penney

With Ali Penney (keys, vocals), Dave Blanken (guitar), George Rigatos (guitar), Mike Rix (bass), Rosscoe Clarke (drums), it’s a dream team of musos that makes for an eveni...

Friday Night Live - Just Us

By 17 March 2016
Just Us1

Winning an inner west Battle of The Bands competition, Just Us soon lit up the stage with a sensational performance at The Basement Blues Society – where it has now performed...

Narrabundah Festival 2016 - Sat 19 March

By 17 March 2016

Narrabundah Festival 2016 Sat 19 March at the Narrabundah Shops, Iluka St, Narrabundah 10 am to 2pm Old Narrabundah Community Council (ONCC Inc) invites you to attend our festival. This popular event will be the seventh one we have organised at the shops. Video from Serge of 2015 is here. Attracti...

Top eight things to do in Canberra this weekend (18-20 March)

By 17 March 2016 5

It was really difficult to write this guide this week: there is so much going on this weekend, especially on Saturday. The Canberra Balloon Spectacular continues each morning on th...

Barr denies MoU gives UnionsACT power of veto on procurement

By 16 March 2016 14
Andrew Barr

The Canberra Liberals say a document requiring the ACT Government to consult UnionsACT on all its procurement projects highlights the “extraordinary power and influence” un...

Best of Canberra callout – grocery delivery services

By 16 March 2016 7
Fruit and vegetables

What to review for Best of Canberra when you’re stuck at home on crutches and not allowed to drive? There could be no better time for me to look at grocery delivery services ...

Best of Canberra - Tennis clubs

By 16 March 2016 3

For this week’s Best Of, I dug out an ancient tennis racquet and took to the local tennis clubs of Canberra. Late January saw the Forrest Tennis Club celebrate its 90-year...

Pubs and Publishing (Noted Writers' Festival)

By 16 March 2016
Lit Hop Fresh Start

Ever been on a pub crawl? A bar hop? An inn skip? A nightspot … stagger? Whatever your answer, it’s irrelevant, because Noted Writers’ Festival is running a ‘Lit Hop’...

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