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Weekend cafe hot spot: Barrio, Braddon

By 4 July 2015

Last weekend I shared my experience at Elemental and mentioned that I also stopped in at Barrio Collective Coffee, a few doors up. I wasn’t satisfied by my brief check-in last we...

A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 8

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

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...

Where can I find kids’ interior shops in Canberra?

By 4 July 2015

I'm new to Canberra and want to decorate my children's bedrooms. (1, 3 & 8 years) Can the more knowledgeable here point me in the direction of any good shops with pro...

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 6

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

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...

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Community forum July 13th on Canberra's 2020 carbon emission targets

By 7 July 2010

SEE-Change, in conjunction with the Canberra Loves 40% campaign, is organising a series of public discussions with members of our legislative assembly to discuss Canberra's carbon emission targets. These meetings will give the public a chance to question their MLA's about the upcoming government dec...

Tilley's de-microwave?

By 7 July 2010 17

Why is the food at Tilley's so average? Our last experience was Luke warm canned contents served on a big plate topped with a chicken breast that smelt terrible and had the rubbery consistency one can only achieve through the magic of microwaving meat... Why? It wasn't cheap... [ED - On the o...

Another road works thread!

By 7 July 2010 24

Of late, just about every major road in Canberra has been undergoing road works, this in itself can be a bit of a pain, but I look forward to it all being complete and Canberra being able to grow. I don't know how long it has been like this, but I drove through the Glenloch Interchange today, hea...

Water Tanks and Installers

By 7 July 2010 2

I am looking to install a 5000L round water tank at our home, our second.  The first installation we had was through a local company, they were ok but we were not 100 per cent happy with their service, in particular their installers/plumbers leaving cigarette butts in our vegetable garden and all o...

Private Bin

By 7 July 2010 38

I was wondering if anybody had any media/pictures/good stories about the Private Bin, which existed in Civic where ICBM is these days? Entirely for research use only, will not be published/publicly features etc....

Rodeo, Black Creek, ZZG, The Flat Earth Confederacy @ The Basement Saturday J

By 7 July 2010 1

9PM, $10 12 - Rodeo 11 - Black Creek - 10 - ZZG - 9 - The Flat Earth Confederacy -

Police Wrap - 6 July 2010

By 6 July 2010 5

1. Busby man brought back: A 19-year-old man from Busby, NSW will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday 7 July) charged with aggravated robbery after a successful extradition by ACT Policing detectives today. Police will allege the man committed the aggravated robbery at...

Watching the World Cup Final in Canberra?

By 6 July 2010 18

So, I read this post saying where to watch the Socceroos games, but where can I go to watch the world cup final on Monday morning? I see UC has their Refectory open. Anywhere else? Preferably with food and warmth! ...

Phu Quoc open again

By 6 July 2010 18

[First filed: Jul 5, 2010 @ 15:32] The market for cheap and cheerful Vietnamese has been sorely missing Dickson's beloved Phu Quoc since late November when a fire sadly forced its closure. Thrillingly the old girl is up and racing again! Even better orders over $20 are getting 20% off u...

NSW justice comes to the ACT Supreme Court

By 6 July 2010 2

In what may come as a shock to Canberra's legal and criminal fraternity Simon Corbell has announced that he's appointed a retired NSW District Court judge to clear out the ACT Supreme Court's backlog: "The ACT Government committed to addressing the backlog in the Supreme Court earlier this year ...

HDTV Outage?

By 6 July 2010 13

Hi All, I couldnt think of where else to post this question and while its most likely a localised problem, I thought I would put it out there and see if anyone else was / is affected. Approx spot on 1am, I lost all HDTV signal except for SBS channels. I have also tested on a TV tuner card in m...

Sting finally coming out of rental market?

By 6 July 2010 14

The Canberra Times has a muddled story both bemoaning that many workers in Canberra are choosing to live elsewhere than pay the extortionate rates, and at the same time noting that there's finally capacity in the market: The boosted first-home owners scheme has helped people vacate rental accomm...

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