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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014

RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 3
Hello Fresh box

You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Snow to stick around a little longer for Canberra

By 1 September 2014

Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over q...

The ANU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition final

By 1 September 2014

An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour and see a snapshot of the amazing research projects that are being conducted on the campus by PhD students. ...

Secretive development of parks

By 1 September 2014

The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But ...

Face-fit release of offender to five robberies

By 1 September 2014

ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five...

Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 2

ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

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Police Wrap - 3 August

By 3 August 2009 7

1. Meat cleaver attacks on the streets of Narrabundah: ACT Policing has arrested a 16-year-old male youth following an alleged incident involving a knife in Narrabundah yesterday (Sunday, August 2). Around 9.30pm police attended the incident on reports of the male youth allegedly threatening ...

Images of Canberra - Ice crystals in the morning

By 3 August 2009 3

red_dog has sent in this one with the following note: found this in the back yard after the last big frost and thought I'd share. Not quite sure how the dog hair made it into the crystal but then that stuff doest tend to get everywhere. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the w...

Looking at the taxis again

By 3 August 2009 26

Chief Stanhope is announcing yet another review of the taxi industry. Commencing in August 2009, the review will include an assessment of the supply of standard and wheelchair accessible taxi (WAT) licences; fare structures; and the level of industry regulation. "Canberrans and visitors to our...

Stumbling over Westlake

By 3 August 2009 48

[First filed: July 31, 2009 @ 10:49] When looking at old photographs of Canberra I'll confess to wondering in the past "Where did the workers live?" Yesterday I stumbled over the answer. Nestled between the two ridges of Stirling Park, where they would never intrude on the sight lines o...

John and Marianne on 2XX - Talking the RiotACT episode 36

By 3 August 2009

For those who missed it live, the latest downloadable version of 2XX’s RiotACT segment featuring your’s truly and Marianne Mettes is now available. To catch it live tune in at 5pm on Friday afternoons on 2XX, 98.3FM....

ACT Health passes its exams

By 3 August 2009 2

One imagines it is with some relief that Katy Gallagher has announced her health system has passed the accreditation process of the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and is clear to keep on truckin' for another four years: "These are excellent results and I am especially pleased t...

Canberra's Global Poverty Project launch

By 3 August 2009 3

Former Young Australian of the Year, Hugh Evans, will be in Canberra on 11 August to launch the Global Poverty Project’s ‘1.4 Billion Reasons’.   Hugh and his team are visiting 40 cities as part of an Australia wide tour and their presentation is winning minds and hearts across the countr...

Recommendations for counsellor/psychologist?

By 3 August 2009 21

Any really good empathetic counsellors/psychologists anyone can recommend in Canberra? A colleague I care about has just been through hassles with a big govt agency including Tribunal proceedings, has a version of PTSD I suspect, and could do with a debrief. She would probably qualify for th...

ANU goes to the dogs

By 3 August 2009 22

The ANU reporter has an intriguing story on work being done by their Research School of Chemistry and Dr Mal Mcleod on figuring out how to test greyhounds for drugs. Yet despite the increasing success of catching sports drug cheats of the human and equine varieties, the same testing methods do n...

Albert Hall behind the wire for renovations

By 3 August 2009 6

Have you seen the fence around Albert hall? I have, I was invited to come and check it out as I had the hall booked for the next Handmade [markets] in 5 weeks. This is what I found...... A very big fence, surrounding the entire outdoor area. I was told this would house all the building and pac...

The Dirty Love (Tas), 19th September, w/Penguin, The Chuffs, Paulie The Water

By 3 August 2009 2

The Dirty Love are returning to Canberra They're playing The Basement, supported by Penguin, The Chuffs, and Paulie The Water Tiger. ...

Police Wrap - 2 August

By 2 August 2009 28

1. 47, on the grog and on P's: A 47-year-old Kambah woman with a provisional licence will be summonsed to court to face a drink-driving charge after she was apprehended by police driving in Greenway last night (Saturday, August 1). Around 10.50pm, General Duties police on patrol in Tuggeranong...

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