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Fresh sourdough, French pastries and hot coffee at Autolyse

By 25 May 2016

When the clock strikes midnight, it may be time for Cinderella to head home, but at Autolyse the party is just getting started. Between 12am and 12pm, three or four experien...

Walking the Centenary Trail in 8 Days: Narrabundah to Ainslie

By 25 May 2016

Have you ever thought about walking the Centenary Trail? The 145km loop was established in 2013 to celebrate Canberra’s Centenary, and passes over our picturesque mountain scapes...

Politicians flying too close to the sun

By 25 May 2016

There is a now a long list of candidates announced for the 2016 ACT election. These people are about to put themselves through a very complicated and drawn out job application....

Reconciliation week at The National Archives of Australia

By 25 May 2016

We are proud of the Indigenous records in our collection so we’ve arranged free guided tours during Reconciliation Week to point out some of those on display. You can hear the...

Safety inspectors to audit electrical goods

By 24 May 2016
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A range of electrical products, including many household items, will be the subject of a safety audit by Access Canberra inspectors in retail shops. The audit is being carr...

New partnership to deliver human services

By 24 May 2016
Yvette Berry

Woden and Belconnen community services will form a partnership to deliver the remodelled Human Services Gateway from 1 July. The ACT government will provide $4.4 million ove...

Minister urges parties to resolve rubbish dispute

By 24 May 2016

Meegan Fitzharris, the minister for municipal services, on Tuesday appealed to rubbish collection workers and contractor SUEZ to resolve their industrial dispute. She said i...

Financing for light rail project finalised

By 24 May 2016 1
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The ACT government and the Canberra Metro consortium confirmed on Tuesday that financing arrangements for the capital's light rail project had been finalised. Chief minist...

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Community Gardens?

By 16 December 2010 3

Does anyone know what happened to the Community Garden at Theodore/Calwell? I'am trying to connect a few people with disabilities to projects like this that they can be part of in their comunity. Can anyone let me know of similiar gardens / activities?...

Belconnen skatepark launch

By 16 December 2010 4

Official launch of the Belconnen Skate Park upgrade works Friday, 17th December at 10:00am.    Mary Porter and Andrew Leigh will officiate. Rumours are that funding is not sufficient to include the vert ramp. ...

Early morning breakfast in Civic?

By 16 December 2010 19

Where in Civic does a good early morning (7am) breakfast? Any suggestions?...

Lake open for boats, still closed for swimming

By 16 December 2010 6

The National Capital Authority is advising that Lake Burley Griddin is now open for rowing, fishing, boating and canoeing. NCA Chief Executive, Gary Rake advises secondary contact users to take extra care in the water. 'Although bacteria has returned to a safe level for secondary contact use,...

Blast from the Past Trivia Night - Tonight

By 16 December 2010

A trivia night with an historical bent. When: From 6pm Tonight - 16 December 2010 Where: Castle Room, King O'Malley's Irish Pub, Civic Cost: $15 The event is to raise money for the Canberra group of the SCA (info on the group here  Tables wil...

Compo shagger denied on appeal

By 16 December 2010 19

The Canberra Times has the happy news (and more deft work in blue from court reporter Jenna Hand) that the public servant who tried to get compo for injuries sustained while screwing on a work trip has been knocked back by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. The woman, whose name is suppressed,...

People really are crap - RSPCA asks to not be used as a kennel

By 16 December 2010 29

Sometimes I really despair of humanity. The RSPCA has put out a media release asking the scum of the earth to not dump their pets instead of kennelling them. “Each year many people don’t plan for boarding kennels over the Christmas holidays and so they abandon their pets to us, and then ge...

Googong spillway definitely and officially open

By 16 December 2010 8

A year ago intelligent people were speculating that the Googong Dam would never fill again. Today Simon Corbell has officially opened the upgraded spillway, completed just in time to handle major waterfall event you can see above. "The works on Googong Dam spillway have been comprehensive ...

IMB gives $10k to the hospital

By 16 December 2010 3

Katy Gallagher is thanking the building society IMB for kicking in 10k to her hospital: The donation from IMB includes $5000 for the Maternity Ward to fund the purchase of three Ameda breast pumps and three Neonatal Ophthalmoscopes that will be used to diagnose defects and abnormalities in the ey...

Charnwood Groomer works wonders for the reputation of umpires

By 16 December 2010

This in from ACT Policing: ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 20-year-old Charnwood man after executing a search warrant yesterday (December 15). About 9.00pm ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigation Child Abuse Team executed the search warrant at the man’s Charnwood address where a numb...

The Warehouse Circus Presents: Projected

By 16 December 2010

The Warehouse Circus is Canberra's longest running youth circus, celebrating its 20th birthday this year. The Warehouse circus works with young people all over Canberra. This weekend Warehouse Circus's Premiere performance troupe will be presenting their major work for 2010, Projected. Project...

Conder perve nabbed

By 16 December 2010 11

This in from Crime Stoppers: A 45-year-old Conder man was arrested yesterday afternoon Wednesday December 15,2010 after exposing himself to two young women in Glebe Park. About 1.20pm two 14-year-old girls were walking through Glebe Park in the City when the man, who was hiding in nearby b...

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