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Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 27 April 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Playground review – Kambah Adventure Park

By 26 April 2015
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I have a tendency to forget what a good playground the Adventure Park is in Kambah. Whenever I go there, the kids have a great time and spend so much energy running around the ...

In photos: Anzac Day Dawn Service 2015

By 25 April 2015 2
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For the 120,000 people in attendance at this morning's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, Anzac Day began at around 3am (perhaps even earlier for those keen to get a good...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Silver Fox Bar and Grill, Curtin

By 25 April 2015 1
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Silver Fox Bar and Grill is one of those restaurants that constantly pops up on my Facebook news feed and the posts look so delicious. Believe it or not, I actually have a list...

10 places in Canberra to get breakfast after the Dawn Service

By 24 April 2015
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For those commemorating Anzac Day by attending Saturday's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, here's a quick guide to Canberra cafes open for breakfast following the ...

A look around Canberra – the highs and lows of Kambah

By 24 April 2015 11
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I should declare up front that I’m a Kambah girl. I haven’t lived there for two decades, but I grew up there. I even went to Kambah High back in the day. I know, maybe ...

Man extradited from Batemans Bay following murder

By 24 April 2015
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A 27-year-old Bruce man has been extradited from New South Wales after members from ACT Policing travelled to Batemans Bay this morning (Friday, April 24). A warrant was swo...

Australia’s Young Performer of the Year comes to Canberra

By 24 April 2015
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The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to Llewellyn Hall on May 6 & 7, to join forces with acclaimed young Australian pianist Hoang Pham, to perform Tchaikovsky’s first ...

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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?...

THE CARNAGE MUST STOP!

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....

A Good Leather Fixer-Upperer in Canberra?

By 22 July 2010 11

 I have ripped my (very expensive) super-soft leather jacket. The tear runs along both the seam and a little across the back (I imagine it would be rather tricky to fix). Does anyone know where I might start looking to get it repaired? Any suggestions would be appreciated as I adore th...

It's July, we must be surprised by demand at the Emergency Department

By 22 July 2010 22

Katy Gallagher is doing her annual performance of surprise at winter demand on hospital emergency departments: The Minister for Health, Ms. Katy Gallagher said that our emergency departments provided record levels of access to care during the 2009-10 financial year- with 106,775 people attending...

LLoyd Allison-Young Album launch

By 22 July 2010 1

When you're giving the mp3s away the action is at the vinyl launch. On that note local thespian, musician, all-round entertainer, and star of Insatiable Banalities #96 Lloyd Allison-Young is launching his vinyl 12" LP next month at The Front in Lyneham. It should be a good night....

Brumbies real estate brawl

By 22 July 2010 7

The Canberra Times is having a go at explaining the turgid drama surrounding efforts by the Brumbies to redevelop their training facilities in Griffith. The Brumbies want to redevelop the Griffith oval and an adjoining block bounded by Captain Cook Crescent, La Perouse Street and Austin Street f...

Foreshore Lineup!

By 22 July 2010 32

[First filed: Jul 21, 2010 @ 12:07] With no Corinbank this year the best festival action in Canberra this summer is a clear win for Foreshore. And today the lineup (headliner TBA 28 July) has been announced: Tiesto (NLD) Calvin Harris (SCL) Cut Copy Benni Benassi (USA) Major Lazer ...

Homeless turned away in City with the most affordable housing in Australia

By 22 July 2010 8

Due to high average incomes Jon Stanhope likes to proclaim that Canberra has the most affordable housing in Australia. It's curious for a Labor leader to announce that, because the wealthy and middle class are able to get by, the most vulnerable can go hang. The ABC today informs us that Austr...

Crust Pizza in Canberra?

By 22 July 2010 66

On the way home from work I noticed a new pizza place opened at erindale, crust pizza. I had a look online and it seemed pretty expensive for takeaway pizza averaging around $20 a pizza, I know there are a few north side are they any good??...

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