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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 14

Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 7

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014

The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

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Canberra on the web

By 29 September 2009 5

[First filed: Sep 27, 2009 @ 11:47] Two interesting Canberra references have come under the gaze of our all seeing eye. 1) The Grauniad's review of Fay Weldon's new book "Chalcot Crescent" notes that Fay's character based on herself is "banished" here on page 34. One can only assume Fay feels ...

Rotary 5 Peaks Ride

By 28 September 2009

The weather was a miserable -5 with the wind chill, gusts upto 60kph yesterday and snow falling on the ranges but that didn't stop 430 people taking on the Rotary Spring Cycle around Canberra and especially the 5 Peaks ride. I was expecting the number of participants to be down due to the i...

What Happens to Waste?

By 28 September 2009 1

For those who wonder what happens with your waste and recycling the Mugga Lane Recovery Facility is conducting free tours tomorrow, Tuesday 29 Sep 2009 (which I've just found out is booked up) and now also Tuesday 6 Oct 2009 when there are spots still available. So if you're intersted in rubbis...

Janine Cameron coming back to haunt Simon Corbell

By 28 September 2009 12

Last November we were all somewhat concerned that the 17 year old Janine Cameron had died of a drug overdose in a Canberra brothel. There was also much understandable outrage that despite numerous regulations surrounding Canberra's sex industry it turns out the Stanhope government had pretty much...

Police Wrap 22 September

By 28 September 2009

1. Wanniassa nightclubbers assaulted: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious assault on a 24-year-old man in the vicinity of the Maram nightclub in Gartside St, Wanniassa early on Saturday morning (September 26). Around 2am (on September 26) police were called to the location where two...

It Runs in the Family

By 28 September 2009

It Runs in the Family by Ray Cooney By Special Arrangement with Dominie Pty Ltd. Directed by Walter Learning Dr David Mortimore is about to give a speech that will probably earn him a knighthood. But the arrival of an old flame—together with her 18-year-old son, the product of their rela...

Greenpeace busted for cleaning Canberra's filthy streets?

By 28 September 2009 16

[First filed: Sep 22, 2009 @ 14:22] Greenpeace are claiming that two of their "dirtyk#vvers" were "apprehended" trying to clean their message onto Canberra's dirty concrete near Parliament House as part of their Dirt Kev campaign. Without wanting to re-visit the entire climate change debat...

ACT Incompetence Shafting RAPID?

By 28 September 2009 16

Dvaey has just posted a very interesting comment on how the registration checking RAPID system is coping with the now legendary processes of the ACT Government. While I hate to revive an old topic, I had a couple of incidents last week with this new RAPID system that I thought were worth sharing....

Hospital Parking

By 28 September 2009 14

If you've ever gone anywhere near the Canberra Hospital during the day you'll know that parking is abysmal. Whilst the obvious solution is to build more car parks, which I understand is something the hospital is looking at doing, right now car parks are non-existent for everyone but the luckiest of ...

School Zone signs

By 28 September 2009 15

That time of year again!  Schools out, and ACT's school zone signs are closed... well most of them.  Doing the rat run through Hackett this morning I noticed a school zone sign open and displaying the 40 limit.  Unaware it was school holidays, I slowed without hesitation.  As the sign is still l...

Witches versus happy clappy nutballs! It's On!

By 28 September 2009 82

Earlier in the month many of you got very excited about plans by a victorian christian group (In my opinion weird evangelical cultists) to truck in to Canberra and wage "spiritual warfare" against Canberra's wiccans and pagans. Now someone calling themselves MtAinslieWitches has posted the ab...

Sensible changes to liquor licensing?

By 28 September 2009 13

Image: Civic after midnight on New Year's Eve The ABC brings word of plans by Simon Corbell to quiet Civic down in the small hours of the morning. As part of the overhaul, licence fees would rise significantly and would be linked to the risk venues pose to public safety. Attorney-General ...

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