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Education Department fails in proof reading

By 21 May, 2009

I’ve just been looking through a full page ad in the Canberra Chronicle for ACT Public Schools. It advertises the Information Sessions at Canberra’s High Schools and Colleges throughout May and June. But every date (or day) is incorrect. Alfred Deakin High has 2 sessions, on Friday 16 Ma...


Police Wrap - 21 May

By 21 May, 2009

1. Late night club blaggers strike again: Witnesses sought to armed robbery in Weston ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Weston Club on Liardet Street today (May 21). Around 2.15am police were called to the Club following reports of an armed robbery in progress. Pol...



By 21 May, 2009

[ 13 June, 2009; 12:15 pm; ] IMPORTANT CLIMATE CHANGE EVENT CLIMATE ACTION CANBERRA in conjunction with Uniting Care, Unions ACT, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, The Wilderness Society and a host of Climate Action Groups around the country is making Saturday, 13 June, a major day of action on ...


Bossing the media - Stanhope style

By 21 May, 2009

Bossing the media - Stanhope style [First filed: May 20, 2009 @ 12:17] The Liberals have come into the possession of a very interesting email and have kindly put together some supporting documentation which they have punted on, we assume not just to us here in the RiotACT bunker. Keep an eye out for who picks up on this, who does no...


Holiday Drama Workshops for ages 7-12 at Canberra Youth Theatre!

By 21 May, 2009

WARM UP AT CANBERRA YOUTH THEATRE THIS WINTER! The school holidays are fast approaching and Canberra Youth Theatre is getting ready to run two fantastic drama workshops for young people aged 7-12. The workshops are daily from 10am-3pm in our theatre at Gorman House Arts Centre, they will be packed f...


Pet owners being discriminated against?

By 21 May, 2009

I have just stumbled across an earlier post about companion animals in rental accommodation and think it is about time something was seriously done about this issue. I am a Veterinary Surgeon and have been renting for a number of years. For years I have been desperate to start a “dog” fa...


Police Wrap - 20 May

By 20 May, 2009

Police Wrap - 20 May 1. It was easier when they could just buy the Sudafed: ACT Policing has released a facefit of the offender involved in the armed robbery at the Brindabella Pharmacy in Garran on Sunday (May 17). The male offender entered the pharmacy around 10.40am and threatened staff with a knife before fleeing ...


Hancock Basement launching vinyl next Thursday at Transit

By 20 May, 2009

Hancock Basement launching vinyl next Thursday at Transit [ 28 May, 2009; ] Canberra's Hancock Basement are taking the unusual (for a local band) step of releasing a 7" vinyl record. (The things your parents used for music before CDs). To that end they're having a launch party with a huge lineup next Thursday night at the Transit Bar (Akuna St, Civic)....


Oakey Hill feels the flames

By 20 May, 2009

TAMS warns that hazard reduction burns are going to take place on the Oakey Hill Nature Reserve. Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort will be made to conduct the burn in weather conditions that will minimise the impact of smoke in the area. ACT Health advises that people with asthma and ot...


Young and Restless - Live at Transit - Police Police

By 20 May, 2009

Canberra’s most successful musical export of recent years have been Young and Restless. Youtube’s just produced this gem posted by “wesfahey” with the following note: Police Police Young & Restless Live at the Transit Bar, Canberra. Filmed by CSU TV 19/9/2008. The crowd...


Massage, preferably southside

By 20 May, 2009

I am having a lot of trouble with stiff neck and shoulders and am after a massage (genuine), preferably southside. My last masseuse has retired due to arthritis in the hands.  I usually prefer to go to  people working from home, as they are generally cheaperand provide a more personalised service...


Images of Canberra - Turning leaves and sunshine

By 20 May, 2009

Images of Canberra - Turning leaves and sunshine [First filed: May 20, 2009 @ 10:25] Here’s one that Timur took recently and sent in. On a cold gray day with winter sinking its teeth in there’s no harm in remembering that the sun will come out again (eventually). Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to i...


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