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Weekend cafe hot spot: Barrio, Braddon

By 4 July 2015

Last weekend I shared my experience at Elemental and mentioned that I also stopped in at Barrio Collective Coffee, a few doors up. I wasn’t satisfied by my brief check-in last we...

A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 8

The suburb of Chapman in Weston Creek is named after Austin Chapman, a former minister who held the portfolios of defence, health, trade, and customs, at various points during ...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (4th and 5th July 2015)

By 3 July 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Aranda, Phillip, Kingston, Dunlop, Ngunnawal, Casey, Monash and Wright. Happy Friday! Saturday 4 July 35 Port Jackson Circuit Phillip 7am...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015 1
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

Where can I find kids’ interior shops in Canberra?

By 4 July 2015

I'm new to Canberra and want to decorate my children's bedrooms. (1, 3 & 8 years) Can the more knowledgeable here point me in the direction of any good shops with pro...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015
Missing man Daemon Wolfe

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Daemon Wolfe. Daemon was last seen leaving a house in Greenway on foot about 4.30pm yesterday (Thursd...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 6

Can anyone recommend a good and gentle dentist, please? I've read the ones that were submitted in another query in 2011 and just wonder if there are any more recent dental reco...

What’s happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi St?

By 3 July 2015 1

Does anyone know what is happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi Street? Adecco (construction company) have dug out the old car park on Bardi Place, opposite Canbe...

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Hazard burns

By 28 August 2010

On this lovely still, sunny, day the ESA asks us not to panic as they conduct burns: 5:40pm Friday 27 August 2010 - Two hazard reduction burns in the ACT tomorrow The ACT Rural Fire Service Rivers Brigade will be conducting two hazard reduction burns tomorrow within the Territory. The first b...

Renters and agents - how low can you go?

By 28 August 2010 20

I recently lost a friend in a tragic accident. Believe it or not, one of the worst things to deal with (yes surprisingly for Canberra), was the rental property agent. I wanted to spare the family from what I know would come... who are these people? -- just three days after my friends passin...

Leaves in our roof space - recommendations?

By 28 August 2010 7

My husband was up in our roof space the other week, looking for evidence of whatever was scratching around up there at night. While he was up there, he was a little disturbed at how much light was coming in through the tiles, as well as the large number of leaves resting on our insulation. We ...

Farewell to WIN's Good

By 28 August 2010 6

Canberra's WIN newsreader, Jessica Good, signs off for the final time (for now)... All the best to Jess and we look forward to seeing you back on our screens! :) Good luck to Danielle Post too, who will fill the seat from Monday....

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 130 – Den Hanrahan

By 27 August 2010

Canberra's (possibly the world's) least reliable podcast is trying to prove that too much is better than not enough. So for local musical goodness and chattering chatter get clicking on the Insatiable Banalities podcast number 130, featuring the muscular of Den Hanrahan. Track ...

O'Connor Carnage

By 27 August 2010 3

The following in from the ESA indicate a busy day in O'Connor: 1:55pm Friday 27 August 2010 - Man trapped after single vehicle mva in O'Connor ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire Brigade are in attendance at a single vehicle accident on the corner of MacArthur Avenue and David Street O'Connor. ...

Confidentiality Failures: An ACT Government Story

By 27 August 2010 14

On 24 August, TaMS originally released its report into the GDE Bridge collapse. You can review the finalised and fully redacted version of the report here. Normally, there is a process with releasing government documentation, by which the information which isn't necessary (mostly personal inform...

Rising Raiders Recruiting, snapping up Blake Ferguson

By 27 August 2010 1

The Raiders have announced they've succeeded in recruiting the Sharks rising star Blake Ferguson: Ferguson, who represented the Indigenous All-Stars in the inaugural NRL All-Stars match on the Gold Coast earlier this year, will bolster the Raiders outside backs, giving them one of the most excit...

The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade 2010.

By 27 August 2010

What: CANBERRA – The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade 2010. Where: Floriade - Commonwealth Park Gardens The Canberra City Band, after taking out 1st place for the second time in 2 years in the Australian National Eisteddfod, will be performing on Saturday 9 October at Floriade for...

Independent's Day

By 27 August 2010 2

Wednesday night's Chaser featured Canberra in an unusual way that bears repeating. *shudders*...

Hierarchical Virtual Private LAN Service comes to TransACT

By 27 August 2010 7

iTnews reports that Canberra's fibre backbone TransACT is undergoing a major upgrade: TransACT will add half a terabyte to its fibre network capacity as part of a network upgrade. It would allow the Canberra utility to "support thousands more new services", meet "ever-growing demand" and offe...

Canberra to be emitting 1/5th of 1990 level greenhouse gases by 2050?

By 27 August 2010 42

[First filed: Aug 26, 2010 @ 10:09] Pretend you had never heard of "NoWaste 2010", imagine for a moment that "Vision Zero" remained just a twinkle in Jon Stanhope's eye. Even then you'd still split your sides laughing at Simon Corbell's plan for carbon neutrality by 2060. No seriously. Real...

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