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What’s on this weekend? 7th and 8th March

By 5 March 2015
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The Night Noodle Markets and Enlighten continue, but it’s the kick off of the Canberra Balloon Spectacular that has us excited for this long weekend. Canberra’s skies wi...

Top historic Canberra sights you’ve never visited

By 5 March 2015 1
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Canberra is well known for the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin, but I’ve also recently come across some lesser known sights across the capital s...

NSW man moves to Canberra; actually likes it

By 4 March 2015 9
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I grew up in a small coastal town of about 10,000 called Pacific Palms. My days were filled with the beach or the lake. Most of my adult life was spent in Sydney with the bustle ...

Local leaders – Michael McGoogan (UberGlobal)

By 4 March 2015 1
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Canberra technology prodigy Michael McGoogan founded what would become one of Australia’s largest cloud service providers, UberGlobal, in his Rivett bedroom when he was just ...

Braddon hovering on the cusp

By 4 March 2015 8
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There’s a 2008 ACT Planning Report for Braddon in which the key priorities are: To encourage more water- and energy-efficient building design To continue to improve tra...

Cheap eats – Zen Yai (Civic)

By 4 March 2015 5
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What do you do after a massive gym workout that's left you shattered? Eat your calories back in Thai food, obviously. I took myself off to Zen Yai in Civic for a lunch time tre...

Work ceased at Giralang shops site?

By 5 March 2015
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All work has ceased at the Giralang shops site. There is a rumour of a court injunction from Supabarn. Does anyone have information to clarify the situation?...

500 drivers caught speeding last month

By 4 March 2015 2
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ACT Policing’s traffic targeting during February saw more than 504 drivers caught speeding across Canberra, with four drivers caught travelling more than 45km/h over the spee...

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Robert Dowling comes to Canberra

By 26 June 2010 1

[First filed: Jun 25, 2010 @ 9:18] The National Gallery is promoting their next exhibition: Robert Dowling: Tasmanian son of Empire. Robert Dowling was Australia’s first major colonial-trained professional artist. Within Australian art historical terms, this was a milestone of great sig...

Police Wrap - 26 June 2010

By 26 June 2010 9

1. Pushing the limits: ACT Policing has arrested a 15-year-old female over multiple triple zero calls made in the early hours of Wednesday, June 23. Emergency services received up to 13 hoax phone calls from the young person between 12.40am and 5.30am, requesting attendance at a location in L...

Age of Indulgence Chocolate Ball

By 26 June 2010

What better way to celebrate winter in Canberra but with Chocolate! Join other chocolate and dance lovers at Canberra's premium Age of Indulgence Chocolate Ball, an evening with the most delicious theme! Date: Saturday, 17 July 2010 Time: 19:30 - 23:30 Location: St Johns Church Hall, Consti...

Does Canberra have any designer alcohol shops?

By 26 June 2010 20

Tapping into collective knowledge here, there used to be an alcohol shop in the Canberra Center that stocked drinks in really awesome (and some slightly more than PG) bottles and unique flavours. Can anyone recall what it was called? And is there a similar shop open elsewhere in Canberra?...

Questions on dam levels

By 26 June 2010 17

We've had average to good rainfalls over the past 6 months or so, but the publicised dam levels have been creeping up much more slowly than I'd expected in view of the good rains. It is still barely 55%. Am I correct in assuming then that the reported dam levels are net of 'environmental flows' (...

Single Mum Groups?

By 25 June 2010 32

Do you know of any support or social groups for single mums by choice? There seems to be a lot of support for parents who are divorced, separated etc, but I was wondering if there was anything in Canberra for women who have chosen to have a child on their own. cheers....

The Road

By 25 June 2010 19

Over the past year or so the reserve that runs through the middle of Waramanga near where I live has had a road worn across it which now runs pretty much the entire length of the reserve. At first it was from tradesman parking outside 4 Gabi place to do work there, however now anytime a trad...

By The Numbers presents The Little Prime Minister

By 25 June 2010 4

By The Numbers is the creation of local musician Jessica Fryer. She usually runs a child-focused piano and preschool music studio but she has launched By The Numbers to have a bit of more grown-up fun with local news and events. Yesterday Canberra went a little bit crazy with the happy (or sad i...

Police Wrap - 25 June 2010

By 25 June 2010 6

1. Large knives in Curtin: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred in Curtin in the early hours of this morning (Friday 25 June). About 3.30am the victims, a 29-year-old male and a 26-year-old female, were walking up Leake Place when they saw a vehicle pass by...

RF Problems in Gungahlin

By 25 June 2010 27

So this is going to be one of those posts where you will think I am a crack-pot...but... Is anyone else having problems with RF remotes in Gungahlin, This morning I went to the market place and when I went to hop back in my car (a new Mitsubishi Lancer) the remote for my car didn't work. The woma...

Who's using park and ride today?

By 25 June 2010 15

With no buses on the road today JessP has raised an intriguing point: #15 JessP (Rioter) 10:27, 25 Jun 10 Interestingly a lot of people at Woden parked in the Park -n-Ride bit of the carpark with their Park-n-Ride vouchers….highly suss..Could it be that they really don’t travel to the Ci...

Simone and the Soothsayers celebrate ten years at The Front

By 25 June 2010 1

[Photo by ‘pling] Star of podcast Simone Penkethman is putting the band back together for a ten year anniversary gig: Simone and the Soothsayers will play a rare gig at the cosy Front Café and Gallery in Lyneham, featuring the line up that played, “Soothsayers’ Circus Funhouse” as p...

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