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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Giralang

By 25 May 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven store located on the corner of Canopus Crescent and Atalumba Close in Giralang last Wednesday (18 May). ...

New State Emergency Service station for Calwell

By 25 May 2016

A new State Emergency Service station will be built in Tuggeranong with $2.7 million in this year's ACT budget allocated for the project. The facility will house four-whee...

Bins to be collected on Friday after strike cancelled

By 25 May 2016

Bin collection industrial action previously notified for this Friday has been cancelled following a meeting of drivers employed by household waste and recycling bin collection ...

Best of Canberra callout: Small galleries

By 25 May 2016 2

Canberra and art go hand in hand, largely because of the city’s status as the Australian capital. The ACT is home to institutions showcasing art and artefacts for the nation,...

Ashley Drive duplication to extend to Johnson Drive

By 25 May 2016 7
Ashley Drive

The ACT Government will spend $3.5 million over two years to duplicate the section of Ashley Drive from Erindale Drive to Johnson Drive, Minister for Transport and Municipal Se...

Fresh sourdough, French pastries and hot coffee at Autolyse

By 25 May 2016

When the clock strikes midnight, it may be time for Cinderella to head home, but at Autolyse the party is just getting started. Between 12am and 12pm, three or four experien...

Walking the Centenary Trail in 8 Days: Narrabundah to Ainslie

By 25 May 2016

Have you ever thought about walking the Centenary Trail? The 145km loop was established in 2013 to celebrate Canberra’s Centenary, and passes over our picturesque mountain scapes...

Politicians flying too close to the sun

By 25 May 2016 1

There is a now a long list of candidates announced for the 2016 ACT election. These people are about to put themselves through a very complicated and drawn out job application....

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Flemington Road Bus Lane opened

By 16 November 2010 23

Chief Minister Stanhope is celebrating the completion of the $1.8 million Flemington Road bus lane: Work has been completed on the $1.8 million Flemington Road bus lane that will reduce travel times for bus patrons travelling from Gungahlin to the City by up to 10 minutes, Chief Minister and Min...

Canberra deserves an A-League team?

By 16 November 2010 5

The Roar is carrying a heartfelt plea for an A-League team in Canberra. Interestingly it seeks to rebut the notion that the GWS AFL tie in has nailed shut the coffin of the A-League bid....

Drivers Beware - YELLOW LANCER

By 16 November 2010 217

Frighteningly my wife and young family were appproached by a young man wielding a hammer on Yamba drive this morning in peak hour traffic in a road rage incident. He was driving a yellow mitsubishi lancer bearing a distintive "So Seductive Car Detailing" sticker followed by a telephone number.  ...

Read this and avoid the climb over broken glass

By 16 November 2010 9

[First filed: Nov 10, 2010 @ 9:08] For most ladies (and a lot of men), a relationship with a hairdresser that understands exactly what you want for your hair is worth climbing over broken glass for. Peta and the team at Gold Creek Hair have run their salon on that philosophy for the last 10 y...

The Gestapo get heavy even before their fortress is complete

By 16 November 2010 38

The Sydney Morning Herald has a worrying story on illegal over-reach by the security surrounding the new ASIO building in Campbell. STUDENTS filming near the controversial new headquarters of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation prompted a late-night police check. Three media stud...

Kazza the Blank One's Belconnen photo essay

By 16 November 2010 9

Kazza the Blank One has been busy snapping in the new improved Belconnen Bus interchange. If you haven't checked it out then enjoy the slideshow below! ...

TV antenna repair

By 16 November 2010 10

Hi all, Our TV antenna was knocked off our roof during one of the recent storms. Having never had any dealings with TV antenna guys before I'm looking for advice on: 1. How much - ball park figure - will a replacement antenna cost, including labour? 2. Does anyone have any recommend...

Do you want your local pub/club to close at 12?

By 16 November 2010 6

The ACT Government is introducing new liquor license fees to pubs and clubs in Canberra. This may not seem like a big issue, but it will ultimately affect people in this city - small business owners and punters alike. I know previously PM and others have posted on this previously and about the decl...

Has anyone seen Olivia?

By 16 November 2010 135

[First filed: Nov 15, 2010 @ 13:02] [Steve Tucker and friend courtesy of Facebook.] We're given to understand the below email was sent to the entire staff of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). We can only hope Steve finds his girl. UPDATE: SAVE STEVE! Word reach...

Police Wrap - 15 November 2010

By 15 November 2010 8

1. What do you expect from four blokes in a Commodore: ACT Policing seized a silver Holden Commodore and will be seeking to interview its driver after an incident on Saturday evening in Palmerston in which two men were assaulted. Police responded to the incident at Palmerston shops around 6.45...

Best restaurant in Canberra..... open Sunday nights.

By 15 November 2010 22

Long time lurker, first time poster. I know the "best restaurant" topic has been done previously, however having looked at previous posts I've been unable to come up with something for Mr Chatterbox and my upcoming anniversary, which due to other commitments must be celebrated on a Sunday night. See...

The Australian Poetry Slam - ACT Finals 2010

By 15 November 2010

[First filed: Nov 14, 2010 @ 14:52] For the first time this year the Australian Poetry Slam included heats and a final for the ACT. With Canberra's poets divided into warring tribes residing in opposed bars neutral ground was needed for the final and Smiths Alternative Bookshop provided it. ...

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