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Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014

“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014

Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 2

ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 16

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

Fitzs Challenge Heroes – Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014

With Fitz’s Challenge just a few short days away the excitement of the riders testing their capabilities and pushing themselves to their limits is building. But it is wor...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

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Immigration Place to replace bridge

By 31 March 2010 3

The ABC brings us news that the Immigration Bridge has been dropped for something less imposing. Common sense prevailing in Canberra? What th'? Hopefully one of the many neglected pockets of land around LBG will become home to the memor...

Three Chords & The Truth: Art Inspired By Music - ANCA Gallery

By 30 March 2010

ANCA Gallery is pleased to present THREE CHORDS & THE TRUTH, an exhibition of art works inspired by music and just in time for the National Folk Festival. Wednesday 31 March – 11 April 2010 In keeping with the theme, the opening night features live music by local band Dr Stovepipe who have...

Immigration Bridge proposal fails

By 30 March 2010 23

Finally the folk behind this have come to their senses and will now be pushing instead for a monument within the Parliamentary Triangle. I wonder if the next proposal will be as ambitious as this was. While immigration is certainly something to be celebrated, I'm not sure that a static monument i...

Canberra Everytrail virtual guide for iphone

By 30 March 2010 2

Thought I might mention  Everytrail to those Canberra iphone/GPS users who weren't aware of it.  Bikers wanting to explore new single track/trails but lacking someone to guide them should get a decent iphone bike mount like the ibikeconsole and discover the GPS community greatness of Everytrail. ...

North Weston is actually South-west?!

By 30 March 2010 21

Is it just me or do others think the naming of the new Molonglo suburb sounds a bit dumb? I was thinking it was just a temporary name until they pulled the proper name out of a hat, or whatever they do. But this seems to be it. Maybe we should shift the focus from politicians on to something like en...

Westbourne Woods

By 30 March 2010 10

I have recently been on a fitness kick and have been walking daily from Curtin to Weston Park. This takes me right through Westbourne Woods. I have to come to see that most Canberran's have never heard about the place. The WikiPedia article explains: Westbourne Woods is an area of exotic tree ...

Who is judging our judges?

By 30 March 2010 30

Justin Williams a repeat offender. If he was locked up this wouldn't have happened. I think it is time the community pushes to make judges more liable for there decesions. Doctors, Nurses, Specialists, police, fireman, amulance officers and every other proffesional jurisdiction that serve the commun...

Breast Cancer Support Gala Fundraising Event

By 30 March 2010

This year Bosom Buddies Inc. is organising a Gala Fundraising Cabaret to celebrate 15 years of continuous support for individuals living with breast cancer and to raise necessary funds to support the services and programs we provide to the community. 1 out of 9 of the women you know, love or work...

local ex Scientologist tells of coerced abortions

By 30 March 2010 21

Jeanette Lang is a local ex Scientologist who has come out to tell of her horrific treatment at the hands of Scientology, and to call for a Senate inquiry into the practices of the "church". I've always thought that Scientology was exploitative and a total sham, but this is truly shocking. It...

Pecha Kucha Vol 7- This Thursday

By 30 March 2010 2

Riot-folk interested in some inspiring, revealing provocational chatter might consider popping up to the CraftACT gallery this Thursday April 1 from 7:00 to catch the latest installment of Pecha Kucha. For the uninitiated, Pecha Kucha is an event that takes place in over 20 cities worldwide. Crea...

Lockdown at Gold Creek school

By 30 March 2010 31

Seems there was a bit of excitement out at Gold Creek school today with some reports of golf club wielding current and former students taking out their angst on the Schools windows. The School was apparently put in lockdown mode for some time, which is a proposition that i hadn't realised that schoo...

Too much truth?

By 29 March 2010 87

Tonight Media Watch had a go at the Canberra Times for informing the public that Narrabundah car crash victim Scott Oppelaar was himself a thieving shitbag with a life spent bringing misery to the wider community. According to the Media Watch headline this front page news was "too much truth". ...

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