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Executive Drivers chauffeur services a cut above the rest

By 22 September 2014 1

Steve Cotter, the founder of Canberra-based luxury chauffeur service Executive Drivers, is better known to clients as Driver Steve. He chauffeurs overseas dignitaries, busin...

Local Sports Wrap 20th and 21st of September

By 22 September 2014

FOOTBALL: National Premier League Cooma Tigers bowed out of the National Premier League finals series after it was dismantled 6-1 by Sydney club Bonnyrigg Eagles at the AIS ...

AIAA Space & Sci-Fi Trivia Night

By 22 September 2014

To celebrate World Space Week 2014, the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) proudly presents: 2014 AIAA Space & Sci-Fi Trivia Night The United Nations declared World Space Week to celebrate space and commemorate the 1957 launch of Sputnik 1 and the 1967 signing of t...

Floating on Canberra

By 22 September 2014

Sean Stoddart has sent in a link to "Floating on Canberra". It is a video comprising a collection of footage taken in Canberra over winter 2014. It was taken using a Phantom2 Vision+ quadcopter. Check it out...

In-Person-8 – Impro ACT (Review)

By 22 September 2014 1

Whenever I told someone the theme for this improvised show the response was usually a mix of surprise and horror.  “Well, you see, in the first half a group of improvisers s...

Basketball Backboard

By 22 September 2014 3

Rather ironically my "lifetime" freestanding basketball system's backboard has broken ie the perspex sheet.  To be fair the thing is about ten years old so was bound to happen at some point. I have contacted the company but while the part is worth $50 the postage is over $500! Also had no succes...

Recommendations for painter and decorator

By 21 September 2014 2

Can anyone give me a good recommendation for a painter to paint the inside of my house? I want someone who is careful and thorough with their work and can recommend the right paint and colours for the various areas of the house. Eg wet areas etc... and cleans up thoroughly after themselves and is go...

Canberra and Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 21 September 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from...

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Thoughts of a Driver/Cyclist and Pedestrian

By 21 January 2010 52

Over the last number of years I have both driven to work or cycled.  Also, like a lot of folk I do the park and ride option - and have the pushie on the carrier, park in the Triangle or somewhere else where I don't have to pay the exorbitant parking fees that keep Stanhope and his crew in the manne...

A Night of Classic Metal: 5th Feb, ANU Bar

By 21 January 2010 16

A Night of Classic Metal is an epic show featuring the best classic metal — from Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Dio, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, and more (a HUGE show of 3 hours + of classic metal) — presented by Canberra band, Live Evil. As well as featuring th...

Recommend a babysitter?

By 21 January 2010 6

I own my own business and I'm required to meet clients at different times/days each week.  I'm returning to work in a couple of months, when I'll need a babysitter for my one year old boy.  The hours will be irregular and occasionally on weekends, but probably for a maximum of three hours at a tim...

Canberra Philharmonic Society proudly presents - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECH

By 21 January 2010

The second musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, audiences will find themselves tapping their feet to the disco, western, 1920's Charleston, Caribbean and Elvis-inspired songs. The show is based on the 'Coat of Many Colours' story of the Book of Genesis and tells the story of Joseph w...

'Alice in Wonderland' at Theatre 3 - Review

By 21 January 2010 3

Alice in Wonderland opened today at Theatre 3 in Acton (near the Art School). The show is open to all ages, and the cast ranges from young to old as well. For an amateur show with loads of kids in it, this one is very good. The two adult cast members are excellent (Queen of Hearts and Mad ...

Oz Day at Adventure Paintball

By 20 January 2010 8

If you have nothing better to do on Australia Day, Adventure Paintball is having a come and try day. No minimum group size. Just rock on down between 8:30 and 10am on the 26th and we will kit you up and send you on your way. Play for as long or as little as you like. Of course if you have you...

Cheap accommodation in Canberra

By 20 January 2010 33

Well here am I in Wollongong & contemplating a few days in Canberra. I am solo, kids have now grown up! As a single dad, we used to visit Canberra at least twice a year as they were growing up. Just got over major illness so $ are at a premium. Wondering where are the value places for accommo...

Land Rent scheme picks up pace

By 19 January 2010 8

Community CPS is reporting that it has now approved more than 25 home loans on 'rented' land under the ACT Government Land Rent Scheme according to CT today (not online).  This is out of 120 enquiries leading to 37 applications. The Land Development Agency reports that 21 blocks have been settle...


By 19 January 2010

3 metal bands putting on a free show at the Maram bar in Gartside St. Erindale. Come along to support IMMORIUM, TORTURED and FORGERY bringing metal back to the southside. Date: 30th January 2010 Time: 8pm Where: The Maram Bar. Gartside St. Erindale Cost. FREE...

Pickles' scandal asbestos removalist back in business

By 19 January 2010 2

The asbestos removalist responsible for the scandal at the Pickles auction warehouse in Fyshwick is back in business, albeit with much increased licence conditions, according to Canberra Times. Australasian Technical Services had been removing asbestos-based roofing and wall sheeting without protect...

Defence cancer cluster at Kent Street?

By 19 January 2010 15

[Ed First Filed Jan14, 2010] Looks like someone else read this post, as WIN News ran a piece on the news last night 18 January 2010 about it. Supposedly Defence sent out a notice reminding people that the report into the Cancer Cluster found nothing. Can anyone tell me anything about the cancer ...

Super Best Friends Video!

By 19 January 2010 2

Never mind the serious stuff, let's rock and/or roll! The irrepressible Super Best Friends have got a new video out and want you to see it (and more bravely comment on it). If you like comics you'll probably like this. Let's take a look: For more check out their channel....

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