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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Loading Zone, Canberra City

By 7 March 2015
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Living close to the city, I am always looking for delicious breakfast spots; breakfast being one of my favourite meals. A couple of months ago Loading Zone popped up as a recomm...

Weekend garage sale guide (7th and 8th March)

By 6 March 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your garage sale details for free on allclassifieds.com.au. Friday 6 Marc...

A Look Around Canberra: Hackett

By 6 March 2015
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With leafy streets, an oval of bounding dogs, quirky characters and bustling businesses, the suburb of Hackett harbours a unique and vibrant community. The suburb was named aft...

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

By 5 March 2015 3
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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 4
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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...

Podcast: ScienceAlerts journey to 6.4 million Facebook likes

By 6 March 2015
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The Startup Capital is a locally produced, biweekly podcast discussing startups and innovation.  In this episode, ScienceAlert's Journey to 6.4 million Facebook likes, Mitch a...

The Guitar Cases host March Blues Jam

By 6 March 2015
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The Guitar Cases band create their own brew of laidback outlaw country and folk influenced blues. Don't just expect to hear hypnotic riffs, blues-tinged licks, solos, and st...

Seeking Inward Bound ANU runners

By 6 March 2015
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Looking for those mildly crazy people who have run in the ANU's Inward Bound Event over the years.... Unfortunately, there hasn't been a great record of who ran, where end p...

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Canberra leading in green energy takeup

By 21 June 2010

Simon Corbell is thrilled with the number of Canberrans signing up for low carbon electrons: Canberrans are again environmental leaders on the national stage, this time in terms of GreenPower consumption according to a new report, Minister for Energy, Simon Corbell said today. "Not only are Ca...

No businesses whatsoever sign up to the human rights act

By 21 June 2010 8

Simon Corbell is trying to talk up the successes of the opt-in provisions of the Human Rights Act. So far he can point to Companion House (an entirely commendable organisation who rehabilitate victims of torture), and the Centre for Australian Ethical Research Pty Ltd, a not for profit org. W...

Murrumbateman astronomy kicks another goal

By 21 June 2010 6

It was a couple of weeks ago but the Daily Telegraph is noting that Murrumbateman's Anthony Wesley has followed up from his big hit last year by capturing an impact on Jupiter on film. If one is going to spend one's nights in cold towers asking questions of the stars (or planets) it must be n...

No Bus Friday

By 21 June 2010 34

TAMS is warning that the bus drivers are taking all Friday off work to have a meeting: ACTION General Manager James Roncon today expressed his disappointment in the planned industrial action on Friday by the Transport Workers Union (TWU). The TWU has announced a 24-hour stop-work meeting fr...

NCA plants another Hebe

By 21 June 2010 2

The National Capital Authority is letting us know that their efforts to grow hebe down the middle of Anzac parade (to commemorate the NZ in Anzac) are ongoing: The National Capital Authority will today begin trialling new varieties of New Zealand Hebe on Anzac Parade. The Hebe plants are locat...

Telstra vs Transact

By 21 June 2010 24

We are about to move house and have been with Telstra for home phone, internet and mobile.  Much as Telstra sucks we have stayed with them because I get free calls to my husband's work mobile.  We have been frustrated with the ADSL because even though its meant to be as fast as cable we've had lot...

Images of Canberra - Crace, a place like no other

By 21 June 2010 70

A reader who wishes to remain anonymous has sent in the above photos with the following note: When walking towards the trig on Percival Hill in Gungahlin recently to had to take this shot! CRACE - a place like no other? My first thoughts were of one of the scenes in the Jackie Chan mo...

Taxi fares rise again

By 21 June 2010 7

The Canberra Times informs us that Canberra's already ruinously expensive taxis are going to get more costly still: Flagfall for standard hirings will increase to $4.50. The rate per kilometre on weekdays between 6am and 9pm will increase to $1.80. The kilometre rate at other times will increase...

Goons at the Hyatt

By 21 June 2010 27

"fgzk" has sent in some pix of the protests outside the Hyatt for the Chinese Vice President's visit (the Chinese can manage to turn up unlike the leaders of the current hegemon) with the following note: Some of you may have seen the dual protest outside the Hyatt on the way to work. One grou...

Inner North SEE-Change presents: Backyard Tour - Retrofitting and everything

By 21 June 2010 3

Matthew Driver of Lyneham has extensively retrofitted his 1950’s Lyneham house, dramatically reducing electricity, gas and water use and cutting their households carbon emissions on energy use from 19 Tonne a year to minus one Tonne. Join us for a tour of this house to see what can be achie...

The Devyles (Melb), Activate Jetpack & The Flat Earth Confederacy. Pot Be

By 21 June 2010

9 - Flat Earth Confederacy 10 - The Devyles (Melb) 11 - Activate Jetpack...

Co-principals for the P-10

By 21 June 2010 4

In the world of ACT Education "innovation" seems to be "untested experiments to try on your child". It's a problem because you can't just trade the kid in if the twelve year experiment doesn't work out. Andrew Barr has announced that the already novel Kambah school serving primary kiddies to y...

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