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Time to end greyhound racing in the ACT

By 21 April 2015 15

On 16 February 2015,  ABC’s Four Corners program aired a report showing video footage of live baiting practices in greyhound racing across New South Wales, Queensland an...

5 reasons to try skydiving in Canberra

By 21 April 2015
skydiving canberra

Would you like to experience the adrenaline rush that comes from jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet and free-falling towards earth at over 200 kilometres per hour? You don’...

Best of Canberra – Thai

By 21 April 2015 17
bowl of steaming Thai soup

We are pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to global cuisine in Canberra. We are a multicultural city and our collective love of food is reflected in the large number and vari...

Recognise this Greenway flasher?

By 21 April 2015

ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man who indecently exposed himself in Greenway on Saturday 4 April. Around 6pm the male offender who was riding a black mountain bike, ...

Former Canberrans to open Sydney gin distillery

By 21 April 2015 1
Griffin Blumer and Jesse Kennedy

Two former Canberrans with a love for gin have made their dream of opening a small distillery in Sydney a reality.  Like many young Canberrans, Griffin Blumer and Jesse Ke...

Are Canberrans too uncaring?

By 21 April 2015 17

If a stranger in the street needed help, would you help them? I'm sure close to 100 per cent of people would say yes. But so often when these instances occur, the help isn't wi...

Roof ripped off Canberra Avenue building

By 21 April 2015

Canberra's wild weather has ripped off part of a building's roof overnight. Firefighters are using the Bronto Aerial Unit to assess damage to the building. ACT Fire & Rescue units are also working to remove part of the roof which landed on Canberra Avenue near the Wentworth Avenue and Sturt A...

Do you recognise this person?

By 20 April 2015
man taxi

ACT Policing is seeking public assistance in identifying a man who may be involved in the theft of a set of keys from a taxi earlier this month. About 3:50am on Friday 10 Ap...

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Who is responsible for a water leak

By 23 July 2010 8

Hi I have a townhouse in Canberra that has developed a leak near my water mains stopcock.  The body corporate said it's my responsibility to fix.  I had my plumber look at it and it is not the stopcock that is leaking it is the pipe on the mains side of the stopcock that has a leak in it.  Th...

Images of Canberra - Progress in Belconnen

By 23 July 2010 3

Signs are emerging that Belconnen's long agony might be coming to an end. Owen has sent in the above pic with the following note: The concrete carriage way now extends from the old bus station (in the middle distance) to the western side of the mall. Looks like their October opening date i...

Looking for Santa in Canberra?

By 23 July 2010 10

I know it's a bit out of season to find him but does anyone know where you can hire Santa's from in Canberra? I've noticed most of the other big cities  have companies dedicated to it but can't find anything here and I figure Myers must get their Santa's from somewhere. Any ideas?...

This is not Mully Williams, this is just a tribute

By 23 July 2010 28

The Canberra Times is sharing the hilarious antics as described in court of James Dudley March who has been sentenced after pleading guilty to stealing a Toyota Hilux and flipping it soon after. March stole the car after drinking a beer on the way from a bottle shop to a friend's apartment at th...

Thermofest - at The Basement this Saturday

By 23 July 2010

If you love live Rock, then Thermofest is for you. Thermofest is a massive Rock festival that kicks off at 3pm this Saturday 24th July. Headlining the show is none other than Nunchukka Superfly !!! For those who don't already know, this band features Blackie and Ray from legendary Oz band Th...

Singapore Chilli Crab

By 23 July 2010 9

I feel like some, what restaurant in Canberra does the best ?...

Developing the Eastern ACT

By 23 July 2010 20

[First filed: Jul 22, 2010 @ 9:59] What else can we dump onto the NSW Border? That's the question Andrew Barr is asking under the heading "planning for employment growth". What it's really about is a discussion paper titled: Eastern Broadacre planning project - Potential employment corr...

Auditions and interviews "At my house"?

By 23 July 2010 5

As real estate is not particularly affordable for artists and people running new businesses in Canberra, I've been teaching piano and preschool music from my house and to make some extra money I've also been interviewing for various part-time or casual jobs with people who are also working from home...

Finalising consideration of changing the feed-in tariff

By 22 July 2010 13

Simon Corbell is letting us know that he's still thinking about expanding the feed-in tariff to include medium and large scale generation capacity. Sadly it's only for solar and he seems wedded to that. Why not let people earn a buck from time on an exercise bike?...


By 22 July 2010 55

Jon Stanhope, perhaps smarting from his foolish Vision Zero immediately before a series of freak accidents blew out the road toll, is taking his angry voice to all of you. Sure it starts as an "appeal", and moves on with some initiatives which give the appearance of action such as punishing p-pla...

The Hon. Acting Justice Jane Mathews AO hits the Supreme Court

By 22 July 2010 3

Attorney General Simon Corbell has announced a second acting Supreme Court Justice to sort out our local court: The appointment today of Acting Justice Mathews to the ACT Supreme Court follows the announcement last week of former New South Wales District Court Judge, John Nield, as an acting judg...

ACTEW has moved!

By 22 July 2010 1

Canberra's Power and Water monolith is letting us know they've moved. If you need them you can find them at: ActewAGL House Level 5, 40 Bunda Street Canberra ACT 2600 Phone, fax, email and postal address remain the same....

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