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Weekend cafe hot spot: Sweet Bones, Braddon

By 5 September 2015
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Hey team! Bec here, filling in for Sophia while she's off on holidays. Hanging out in cute cafes is probably my number one pastime, so feel free to grab a cuppa, kick back and jo...

Land Development Agency’s obscure news about Northbourne

By 4 September 2015 2
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The ACT Government’s Land Development Agency (LDA) has just circulated a media release that I think was meant to be good news and was supposed to inform us that something is ...

A look around Canberra – Swinger Hill

By 4 September 2015 1
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When I first moved to Canberra I made a friend that lived just near Swinger Hill. The first time I drove past on the way to her house I screamed with laughter at the name of th...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (5 and 6 September 2015)

By 4 September 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in O'Connor, Kambah, Macgregor and Karabar. Happy Friday! Saturday 5 September 7 Atholbar Way Karabar 8am to 4pm Bric a brac, toys, c...

11 things to do in Canberra this weekend (5 and 6 September)

By 3 September 2015 1
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This weekend's highlights include the Korean Film Festival, a Father's Day steam train ride to Bungendore and the Australian War Memorial opens its Mitchell storage facility to the...

Police targeting distracted drivers

By 3 September 2015
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ACT Policing is warning drivers to keep their eyes on the road and off their mobile phones during a month of driver distraction targeting in September. Police will target dr...

Who is the Canberran agent for iRobot? (Roomba)

By 3 September 2015 1
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I need some bits to spruce up my humble house cleaning friend, the battery is getting weak and there are a few upgrade kits you can throw at the old ones to make them better. ...

Police seek Tuggeranong Parkway hoon

By 2 September 2015 10
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ACT Policing is searching for a green Camry Sedan bearing registration number YGC14U which was seen driving dangerously between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August. The ca...

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Hazard burns

By 28 August 2010

On this lovely still, sunny, day the ESA asks us not to panic as they conduct burns: 5:40pm Friday 27 August 2010 - Two hazard reduction burns in the ACT tomorrow The ACT Rural Fire Service Rivers Brigade will be conducting two hazard reduction burns tomorrow within the Territory. The first b...

Renters and agents - how low can you go?

By 28 August 2010 20

I recently lost a friend in a tragic accident. Believe it or not, one of the worst things to deal with (yes surprisingly for Canberra), was the rental property agent. I wanted to spare the family from what I know would come... who are these people? -- just three days after my friends passin...

Leaves in our roof space - recommendations?

By 28 August 2010 7

My husband was up in our roof space the other week, looking for evidence of whatever was scratching around up there at night. While he was up there, he was a little disturbed at how much light was coming in through the tiles, as well as the large number of leaves resting on our insulation. We ...

Farewell to WIN's Good

By 28 August 2010 6

Canberra's WIN newsreader, Jessica Good, signs off for the final time (for now)... All the best to Jess and we look forward to seeing you back on our screens! :) Good luck to Danielle Post too, who will fill the seat from Monday....

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 130 – Den Hanrahan

By 27 August 2010

Canberra's (possibly the world's) least reliable podcast is trying to prove that too much is better than not enough. So for local musical goodness and chattering chatter get clicking on the Insatiable Banalities podcast number 130, featuring the muscular alt.country of Den Hanrahan. Track ...

O'Connor Carnage

By 27 August 2010 3

The following in from the ESA indicate a busy day in O'Connor: 1:55pm Friday 27 August 2010 - Man trapped after single vehicle mva in O'Connor ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire Brigade are in attendance at a single vehicle accident on the corner of MacArthur Avenue and David Street O'Connor. ...

Confidentiality Failures: An ACT Government Story

By 27 August 2010 14

On 24 August, TaMS originally released its report into the GDE Bridge collapse. You can review the finalised and fully redacted version of the report here. Normally, there is a process with releasing government documentation, by which the information which isn't necessary (mostly personal inform...

Rising Raiders Recruiting, snapping up Blake Ferguson

By 27 August 2010 1

The Raiders have announced they've succeeded in recruiting the Sharks rising star Blake Ferguson: Ferguson, who represented the Indigenous All-Stars in the inaugural NRL All-Stars match on the Gold Coast earlier this year, will bolster the Raiders outside backs, giving them one of the most excit...

The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade 2010.

By 27 August 2010

What: CANBERRA – The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade 2010. Where: Floriade - Commonwealth Park Gardens The Canberra City Band, after taking out 1st place for the second time in 2 years in the Australian National Eisteddfod, will be performing on Saturday 9 October at Floriade for...

Independent's Day

By 27 August 2010 2

Wednesday night's Chaser featured Canberra in an unusual way that bears repeating. *shudders*...

Hierarchical Virtual Private LAN Service comes to TransACT

By 27 August 2010 7

iTnews reports that Canberra's fibre backbone TransACT is undergoing a major upgrade: TransACT will add half a terabyte to its fibre network capacity as part of a network upgrade. It would allow the Canberra utility to "support thousands more new services", meet "ever-growing demand" and offe...

Canberra to be emitting 1/5th of 1990 level greenhouse gases by 2050?

By 27 August 2010 42

[First filed: Aug 26, 2010 @ 10:09] Pretend you had never heard of "NoWaste 2010", imagine for a moment that "Vision Zero" remained just a twinkle in Jon Stanhope's eye. Even then you'd still split your sides laughing at Simon Corbell's plan for carbon neutrality by 2060. No seriously. Real...

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