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Playground review – Kambah Adventure Park

By 26 April 2015

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 1
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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

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

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 10
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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 ...

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th April 2015

By 23 April 2015 4
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Another week almost over! Here's your guide to what's on this weekend, including Canberra's Anzac Day Centenary commemorations. Anzac Day 2015 The Australian War Memoria...

Man extradited from Batemans Bay following murder

By 24 April 2015

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

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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Intellectual Self Defence - definitely on

By 16 July 2010 2

After a minor kerfuffle of which we shall speak no more "Intellectual Self Defence" is definitely being taught at Questacon as part of National Science Week. There's a media release which states among other things: Kung Fu and critical thought will come head to head in the quirky science s...

New culinary delight for Gungahlin

By 16 July 2010 17

I see that a development application has been lodged for a second McDonald's Restaurant in Gungahlin. This second franchise is planned for O'Hanlon Place, Nicholls, opposite (or perhaps adjacent to) the Caltex Service Station there. So the Golden Arches will basically be the first thing people...

Lake George Zebras to be moved - REPRIEVED

By 16 July 2010 48

[First filed: Jul 16, 2010 @ 8:22] The ABC has a story on threats to the recently beloved Lake George Zebras by the NSW Government. Mr Aston did not seek permission from the relevant Government department, and the NSW Department of Lands has ordered their removal, citing safety and enviro...

Mo Splendour - Live Art Fundraising Event

By 16 July 2010

++ LIVE ART FUNDRAISING EVENT ++ Please join us for the Mo Splendour - Live Art Fundraising Event at The Front Gallery and Cafe on Friday July 23 at 7pm. On Friday July 23rd the Canberra community will come together to celebrate Men's Health and raise funds for the Movember Foundation, Beyond...

ACT out of drought.

By 16 July 2010 10

The Chiefly Stanhope informs us that the ACT is no longer in drought: The drought declaration in rural ACT has been lifted after almost four years following better than expected weather conditions and rainfall, Chief Minister and Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Jon Stanhope, said ...

Theory v practice

By 16 July 2010 26

I am sure most Rioters would be aware that, here in the ACT, we have the highest proportion of people with tertiary qualifications in Australia.  We also have the highest proportion of people with a post-graduate qualification in Australia.  One might reasonably assume, then, that there exists a c...

Gungahlin Broadband survey for NBN

By 16 July 2010 2

To kick off our assistance with the consultation on the areas to receive the 3000 homes to go on the NBN broadband first stage rollout, Gungahlin Community Council has set up an online survey. If you are a Gungahlin resident or business operator, could you please complete the survey for us at: ...

What to do with barking dogs in Canberra?

By 16 July 2010 80

We live next door to a rented property that is tenanted by two blokes with a large dog. The problem we are having is that when said blokes decide to go to the pub after work and not come home for hours the dog barks. And barks, and barks, and barks. Basically, until someone gets home and lets h...

Police Wrap - 16 July 2010

By 16 July 2010 29

1. Erindale turd storm: ACT Policing has released a series of security images taken from inside a Wanniassa liquor store during a recent aggravated burglary. Police were patrolling in the Erindale area around 4am on Sunday, July 11, when two loud noises were heard from the direction of Denig...

Triple j favourites ‘Smart Casual’ to play EXCLUSIVELY at Comedy Club

By 16 July 2010

After people queued out the door to for the State of Origin special in July, Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club’s August show is set to be even bigger with popular Melbourne duo ‘Smart Casual’ playing its exclusive Canberra show. The TAC has stamped itself as one of the premiere comedy ven...

DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 16 July 2010

By 16 July 2010 14

[First filed: Jul 15, 2010 @ 4:40] Time flies when you're having fun. But where to do the flying this weekend around Canberra? If you've got any thoughts about things to see and do around town this weekend just leave them in the comments....

Home building systems in Canberra - recommendations?

By 16 July 2010

Hey Rioters, Does anyone have any experience with add-on home building systems in Canberra - such as Patio World, Spanline, Design Additions...(those were the ones I could spot quickly in the Chronicle)? We're considering extending our living space somehow (enclosed room, probably) so would be...

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