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A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 7
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The suburb of Chapman in Weston Creek is named after Austin Chapman, a former minister who held the portfolios of defence, health, trade, and customs, at various points during ...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (4th and 5th July 2015)

By 3 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Aranda, Phillip, Kingston, Dunlop, Ngunnawal, Casey, Monash and Wright. Happy Friday! Saturday 4 July 35 Port Jackson Circuit Phillip 7am...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015 1
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015
Missing man Daemon Wolfe

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Daemon Wolfe. Daemon was last seen leaving a house in Greenway on foot about 4.30pm yesterday (Thursd...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 3
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Can anyone recommend a good and gentle dentist, please? I've read the ones that were submitted in another query in 2011 and just wonder if there are any more recent dental reco...

What’s happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi St?

By 3 July 2015 1
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Does anyone know what is happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi Street? Adecco (construction company) have dug out the old car park on Bardi Place, opposite Canbe...

Canberra to host premier international ceramics event

By 2 July 2015
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Canberra has been selected for a three-day premier ceramics event that will bring national and international luminaries and cutting-edge ceramicists to the capital from across ...

Canberra’s number one work crew cafe

By 2 July 2015 1
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We all know that energy needs fuel, your car or truck needs petrol, your home needs heating at this time of year especially using gas as energy, your office printer wouldn’t ...

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CANBERRA CITY PIPES AND DRUMS ANNUAL HIGHLAND BALL – TICKETS ON SALE NOW

By 18 August 2010

Canberra City Pipes and Drums is holding its Annual Highland Ball on 4 September 2010 at the Hellenic Club, Woden. Book your tickets now for a fun filled evening of dancing, games and prizes, a showcase performance by CCPD and live music by Humbug, complete with a three course meal. Tickets ar...

Canberra's first registered electric car arrives

By 18 August 2010 35

Mr Stanhope is celebrating the arrival in Canberra of a Wollemi Systems' new electric car. It was manufactured by Victorian-based Blade Electric Vehicles, which converts the Hyundai Getz to an all-electric motor and operating system. Mr Stanhope congratulated Wollemi Systems for supportin...

Do you want your questions answered?

By 18 August 2010 21

On 2 August we sent out our candidate questionnaire to those seeking elected office in the Commonwealth Parliament representing the people of this Territory. The questions were drawn from those asked by our readers. With three sleeps to go it is a little disappointing that our 5,000+ reade...

Last F-111 over Canberra

By 18 August 2010 14

After 37 years, the venerable F-111 "Pig" is being retired from service in December. Today marks the aircraft's final visit to Canberra, with a flyover marking Vietnam Veterans' Day. No idea about the exact time - unfortunately the ADF don't seem to have put out a media release....

Police Wrap - 18 August 2010

By 18 August 2010 2

1. One Thuggie Nabbed: ACT Policing has charged a 17-year-old south Canberra youth with multiple offences after he was arrested near a residence in Kambah yesterday morning (Tuesday, August 17). Police will allege that over a number of months the youth has been involved in a range of criminal...

Snowtown to beat DFO by default?

By 18 August 2010 60

[First filed: Aug 17, 2010 @ 9:24] The smh brings us word that the DFO empire is on the brink of collapsing in debt which could also mean the end of the half empty Fyshwick site. Banks are likely to appoint receivers Korda Mentha as early as today to South Wharf Retail, which owns South Wh...

Have you seen Natasha Hall?

By 18 August 2010 7

NSW Police are asking for help to find missing Queanbeyan woman 23-year-old Natasha Hall: Sometime yesterday morning 23-year-old Natasha Hall left her home in Gilmore Road, Queanbeyan after informing her family she was going to a local TAFE. Natasha was reported missing to police after she fa...

Some sentences can't be suspended

By 18 August 2010 16

If I am reading R. v. MALIZANI correctly, a young man guilty of an extremely nasty assault has been "sentenced" to six months imprisonment (suspended, of course). Not too surprising an outcome in Canberra, from what I can see. In a case of violent assault, where the victim requires ongoing medica...

Liberals on the GDE Collapse

By 18 August 2010 41

The Gungahlin Drive bridge collapse happened on Saturday afternoon. By Tuesday afternoon, between 4.40pm and 5pm they managed to put their response online (dated 16 August mind you): “I was shocked to see the images of the bridge collapse. It is a terrible situation and on behalf of the Can...

ACT Government hurts my ears

By 18 August 2010 5

The persistent electronic percussion in the ACT Government's music-on-hold hurts my ears. I've asked them to change the "music," but my complaint appears to have fallen on deaf ears! Is this problem particular to my ears (and to both brands of my home phone handsets), or do other people have t...

Just what do the Liberals think about light rail?

By 18 August 2010 24

Greens candidate Lin Hatfield Dodds is asking unkind questions of the Liberals' Gary Humphries: “Gary Humphries in a debate with me on ABC Radio made it clear that he didn’t support Light Rail for Canberra, saying: ABC’s Alex Sloan: “Fairy Tale stuff Mr Humphries?” Mr Humphries: ...

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