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Subjugation of Women – an Urban Reality

By 31 October 2014 6

When I was overseas just recently in Barcelona, England and Dubai, I was reminded of a culture I have seen in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. Sure, I saw the niquab in Dubai...

Capital Metro Business Case released

By 31 October 2014 1

The long awaited business case for the light rail line from Civic to Gungahlin has been released. At a media only event at the Gallery of Australian Design, the Chief Minister released the Business Case and the EOI simultaneously. Prospective tenderers have until mid December to prepare their bids. ...

Spring weeds swap in on this weekend

By 31 October 2014

Swap your invasive weeds for beautiful native plants. This Saturday 1 November and Sunday 2 of November 2014 from 8.30 am until 4.45 pm, the biannual weed swap is on. Visit ...

Where are the mowers?

By 31 October 2014 13

Does anyone know what is happening with the Government mowing at the moment? From Northside to Southside everywhere there is grass over waist height.... and not a single mower to be seen! Yes, there have been perhaps 2 mowers out recently hitting the median strips around the busy roads, but frank...

National Theatre Live presents SKYLIGHT starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan at Palace Electric

By 31 October 2014

Britain’s National Theatre Live present SKYLIGHT (CTC) starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) r...

Charity Christmas Card Shop

By 31 October 2014

The Charity Christmas Card Shop will be opening on Monday 3 November, with lots of beautiful and very inexpensive cards and gifts from local charities. It’s at Pilgrim House, 69 Northbourne Avenue, Civic. It will be open from 10am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday until Thursday 18 December. For...

Whats on this weekend? 1st and 2nd November 2014

By 31 October 2014

Tonight James McMahon is attending Night at the Museum - Fear. DJ's, dance, games and more. From 6.30pm to 9pm at The National Museum of Australia. Heather Lansdowne is att...

Westfield Belconnen Parking

By 31 October 2014 4

Hi Rioters Can anyone give a suggestion for cheaper parking at or very near Belconnen Westfield? A family member works unusual hours in the mall and sometimes doesn't finish until almost midnight.  The option of public transport doesn't work.  To bus it from Gungahlin to the mall is one thin...

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Canberra’s continuing planning fiascos

By 19 April 2010 4

The recent case of the Quayside apartments (ACAT overturned ACTPLA’s approval of a clearly non-compliant DA) shows that the ACT planning system is still totally dysfunctional.  It’s worth spending a few minutes to consider why we continue to have case after case overturned when they get to the ...

Critique Bookkeeping

By 19 April 2010

By Kristen Hyde Critique Bookkeeping is truly a Cinderella story. Starting in September 2008, what was a simple side-business has now expanded into one of Canberra’s leading outsourced bookkeeping companies, and all in the space of 16 months. Despite becoming steadily recognised for he...

Brumbies play complete crap

By 19 April 2010 23

[First filed: Apr 16, 2010 @ 22:23] Poor decision making, inept play, complete crap. I can think of one Brumbies game that I enjoyed less. But it was freezing cold, pouring rain, and my ipod touch got broken by the water. Forwards still good. Backs? We may as well put the Eddies Second ...

Advice on a Good Dermatologist on Canberra?

By 19 April 2010 14

Hello, I'm seeking some advice as to who is a good dermatologist in Canberra. I have battled with acne for several years now and have tried almost everything, including antibiotics, proactiv, natural remedies, and even roaccutane (I experienced extreme side effects from this medication and had t...

Craft Beer Festival Review

By 19 April 2010 5

I went on Saturday with five friends, a beautiful warm sunny day, and the courtyard at Olims was a great place to be.  Paid our money at the door and were given a tasting glass with ten tickets.  There was interesting range of beers and a few ciders and between us we probably tasted everything th...

Another week of Summer

By 19 April 2010 9

They've got their feet up on the desk over at the Bureau of Meteorology where the forecast for this week reads a uniform Min 9 Max 24. Apparently a lazy high pressure system in the Tasman Sea has brought the return to summer. While good for cyclists and dog walkers does anyone know what it me...

Is it too soon or too late in buying a property in Canberra?

By 19 April 2010 23

I have started thinking about getting a property in Canberra, preferably a freestanding house. Is it too soon or too late? Recently I realised the housing prices have gone up so much in the last few years. I'm worried it will continue to rise. If this is true, then will it be better to buy now? ...

Hot Jammer Donuts Caned at Carnival of Carnage

By 19 April 2010 4

On Saturday night Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL) presented their second annual ‘Carnival of Carnage’ to showcase the League’s freshly bout-ready crop of new skaters.  In homage to last year’s inaugural event, team names for this right-of-passage bout remained the same, with the Cand...

Another accident................

By 19 April 2010 65

[ED - Crimestoppers' report is now available.] Yet again there has been another serious accident at the intersection of Florey Drive and Southern cross Drive. Between this intersection and the next one up (Starke Street) over the last 15 years I have lost count of how many accidents I have see...

Red Album Out Now

By 19 April 2010

Finally the wait is over, after many months in the studio, The Adam Hole and Marji Curran Band have released their new Album (Red Album). Get your Copy now at ...

Affordable office space for freelancers

By 19 April 2010 12

If you're a freelancer or self-employed professional and currently work from home then you might be interested in Canberra Coworking. Canberra Coworking is based on the global "Coworking" concept: basic, minimal cost, commercial office space where freelancers can come and work when they want with...

Todd comes home to roost

By 18 April 2010 4 informs us of a dismal night for the Raiders, going down 36-6 to the Roosters at the SFS, where we have an impressive 12 game losing streak. Todd Carney's endless capacity to disappoint the Raiders shows no sign of abating....

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