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Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015
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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: The Juggernaut, Braddon

By 28 February 2015
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Have you been looking for the Juggernaut? If you were wondering where this coffee trailer has been, well it’s been everywhere! After opening on West Row in the city last year...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

By 27 February 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to allclassifieds.com.au. Saturday 28 February 13 E...

Whats on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

By 27 February 2015
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Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets ...

Possum beater on video not convicted

By 26 February 2015 43
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I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after at...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015
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According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 screen repairer?

By 28 February 2015
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I recently cracked the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Trying to find the best place to get it repaired because I've experienced a lot of dodgy people... Hope you can...

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Enlarged Cotter Dam gets ICRC tick

By 30 June 2010 2

ACTEW are happy to report that after a protracted process the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission has given a tick to the Enlarged Cotter Dam: ACTEW Managing Director Mark Sullivan said he was pleased the ICRC’s report confirmed the final price of $363 million represents an effici...

Friendly restaurants for difficult eaters

By 30 June 2010 82

Hi, I know restaurant recommendations have been asked for in the past but I'm looking for something specific. I'm planning a birthday dinner for a group with a wide range of dietary requirements, including a few of my own. I'm after suggestions for restaurants that are good at catering to a wide ...

Government job.. from part time to fulltime?

By 30 June 2010 33

Hey guys.. I have just landed a Government job which is a part time position. I wanted to get a fulltime job all along, but this part time position was, by far, the best I could get. I didn't come to realize that, all the benefits which the fulltimers enjoy (things like flex leave...) doesn't ap...

Images of Canberra - freezing on a football pitch

By 30 June 2010

(click for a larger image) Anna Key has sent in this one with the following note: It’s a 25 sec exposure of those dedicated souls all across Canberra who love wearing shorts and running around outside when it’s around zero degrees. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the w...

Chiefly broadsides in the drug driving battle

By 30 June 2010 27

With the police arguing amongst themselves on drug driving our Chief Minister has gone rapid fire with his thoughts. Late yesterday saw the first media release saying Liberals and Greens can't handle the truth. Chief Minister Jon Stanhope said it was remarkable that both the Liberals and Gree...

Prime to do the Wagga news from Canberra?

By 30 June 2010 7

The Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser is concerned that Prime's Wagga news operation is being moved to Canberra: Veteran Prime News presenter, Doug Hogan has worked in the media industry for 36 years, and 28 years of that time has been spent at Prime Wagga. He has been promoted to deputy network n...

Weston Park dog park to open this weekend

By 30 June 2010 5

Chief Minister Stanhope has the happy news that the Yarralumla dog playground at Weston Park is opening this weekend: Chief Minister and Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Jon Stanhope said the park would open for the first time on Saturday. "Following the success of dog parks in ...

Billy Ho Hoi gets bail again

By 30 June 2010 12

Another bail decision from the Supreme Court and Justice Refshauge. Billy Ho Hoi was serving periodic detention in July last year for aggravated robbery, attempted aggravated robbery, contravention of a protection order and two charges of failing to appear after a bail undertaking had been given....

Roman wants tougher drug driving laws

By 30 June 2010 18

[First filed: Jun 29, 2010 @ 9:48] The ABC informs us that the ACT's chief police officer Roman Quaedvlieg has weighed in on the Liberal/Green roadside drug testing legislation and he wants it to be tougher: In his advice to the Government, Mr Quaedvlieg says the Opposition's proposal does no...

Belconnen Markets revamp plans attract mixed reviews

By 30 June 2010 11

The Canberra Times has a story on the plans to redevelop the Belconnen Markets and the mixed feelings of the existing operators to the plans: A development application lodged with the ACT Planning and Land Authority shows the Rock Development Group project includes a mixed-use, seven-storey a...

Mercury plummets for the second night running

By 30 June 2010 19

[First filed: Jun 29, 2010 @ 9:30] It only got down to -3 last night, compared to -5 the night before. But the frost was still spectacular, puddles were iced 10mm thick and a none-too light website editor was able to walk across them. Sullivans Creek was iced over. The Bureau has no res...

Free Whooping Cough Vaccine program extended

By 30 June 2010 2

Katy Gallagher has announced an extension of the free whooping cough vaccination program for parents and eligible grandparents which will now run to the end of 2010. "The main objective of the targeted vaccination program is to protect infants who are too young to be immunised against pertussis a...

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