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Minimal risk at Cooleman Court

By 16 April, 2009

The Canberra Times has a bit on the trouble at Cooleman Court where asbestos has been found in the aircon and shops have had to close: Four Cooleman Court shops are gradually reopening after an asbestos scare late last week. The shops were closed on Thursday when asbestos-related material found in ...


NCA Wrap for 16 April

By 16 April, 2009

NCA Wrap for 16 April 1. Heritage planning for LBG underway: Andrew Smith, Executive Director with the NCA says: ‘Once finalised, the management plan will ensure that Lake Burley Griffin and adjacent lands are protected in accordance with their heritage significance.’ This is the second phase of public cons...


Water Tanks Information Talk

By 16 April, 2009

[ 23 April, 2009; 6:30 pm; ] SEE-Change hosts:  Water Tanks: Your questions answered.  What size to get? How to locate and set up a tank? What rebates are available? Come learn not only from the professionals but hear what advise others have, who have already experienced the potential pitfa...


Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 108 - Little Sister

By 16 April, 2009

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 108 - Little Sister [First filed: April 15, 2009 @ 08:40] Canberra’s longest running and least reliable podcast has coughed up a lung, dropped the F-bomb, and stumbled out of bed . This week in podcast number 108 we have the jazz singing, foot stomping magic of Ellen Claire and Little Sister. Track list: Sister Why...


Everyones favourite criminal - Matthew Massey - Back in Custody.

By 16 April, 2009

ABC is reporting that all around great guy Matthew Massey is back in custody after being arrested twice on the one day.  Once for possession of capsicum spray and a knife.  Then it appears after being bailed, later that day he decided to kidnap someone.   But it’s ok, because [it is alleg...


Disconnecting from ACTEW water supply?

By 16 April, 2009

Does any Rioter know if it is legal/allowable to disconnect from the Actew water supply in suburban Canberra, and exist on tank water alone? I previously lived just over the border in NSW & existed quite happily on what was collected from the roof, and I have an aversion to paying buckets of mon...


Snowtown empire expansion information sessions

By 16 April, 2009

[ 15 April, 2009; 9:00 pm; ] Information sessions about Snowtown's empire expansion plans: Thursday 16 April 2009 12:00pm to 12:30 pm and 1:00pm to 1:30pm Friday 17 April 2009 12:00 pm to 12:30pm and 1:00pm to 1:30pm At Alastair Swayn Theatrette, 33 and 35 Brindabella Circuit, BBP....


Anyone aware of any ghost sightings on the Barton Highway?

By 16 April, 2009

Almost 1 year ago my husband and my daughter and myself left our home on the southside of Canberra at about 5am heading out for a roadtrip to Adelaide. The weather was foggy and somewhere between Gold Creek and the big ranch with the long white fencing and roses, my husband and I witnessed what we [...


Super School Rant

As a former student (graduate) from one of the primitive predecessors of the so-called Super School concept, I am ready to speak out about the priorities and spending from these schools. At A***** School, year 3-10 students share the same grounds, with no privacy from each other, the seniors (9/10&#...


Bail for Stephen Robert Milicevic

By 15 April, 2009

The ABC brings word that Stephen Robert Milicevic, 32, of Forde has been granted bail with a $2,000 surety and a requirement to report to police three times a week. Milicevic has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm which allegedly lead last month to the death in Wanniassa of Jam...


Windy and dusty

By 15 April, 2009

The ACT Emergency Services Agency has posted the following note: Strong winds and dust The ACT State Emergency Service (ACT SES) and the ACT Fire Brigade are responding to calls for assistance as a result of the current strong winds and dust storm. The call outs are for fallen trees in various sub...


Venues to cocktail?

By 15 April, 2009

Some friends are looking for a venue to have a cocktail party for up to 50 people. Outdoorsy location is preferred. Any input ? ...


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