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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014
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Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 9
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Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014
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Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 3

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014
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The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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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...

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Pigs causing ACT Health problems

By 23 July 2009 18

The SMH reports that ACT Health are having to purchase Private Hospitals beds to cope with the demand thanks to Swine Flu. While I am all for a proactive approach to this problem. It does makes you wonder, if a virus worse than Swine Flu hit Canberra (or Australia for that matter), could our heal...

NASA's Return To The Moon - Free Public Lecture Tonight @ Questacon

By 23 July 2009 12

As part of the International Year of Astronomy, the local section of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) in partnership with Questacon proudly presents AS WE SHALL RETURN: NASA'S NEW INITIATIVE TO LAND ASTRONAUTS ON THE MOON by Wayne Lee, Altair Vehicle Systems Mana...

What Joinery should I use to do my new kitchen?

By 23 July 2009 27

What Joinery should I use to do my new kitchen? [ED - Bonus points for concision]...

Sophie Lavers wins Miss World Australia

By 23 July 2009 29

News limited has some good news. 19 [24 actually - ED] year old Canberra girl, Sophie Lavers has won the title of Miss World Australia last night!  She is a qualified  fitness instructor and performance student and will be representing Australia in the Miss World pagent which is being held ...

Liquor laws hit the too hard basket?

By 23 July 2009 10

Vicki Dunne is wondering aloud whatever happened to the review of the ACT's liquor laws: “The government issued a discussion paper in March last year, calling for submissions by 30 June 2008,” said Mrs Dunne. “In the Estimates Committee hearings in May this year, the Attorney-General, S...

Big Ted to steady the good ship ALP

By 23 July 2009 9

The ABC brings word that the Former deputy chief minister Ted Quinlan has returned, like Cincinnatus from his plow, to run the troubled ACT branch of the ALP. Mr Quinlan says he hopes to help the party get through some difficult issues such as the sale of the Labor clubs. "Well I think it's j...

Men of Canberra are unfunny, horny, egotistical commitment-phobes

By 23 July 2009 93

The Canberra Tmes has a story called "Women saddened by lack of humour". It is the result of a survey, commissioned by adult dating site Redhotpie.com.au, that found men of the nation's capital were petrified of commitment, most likely to want sex on the first date, and the least funny of any s...

Pirate Flashmob

By 23 July 2009 22

Canberra author Louise Curtis is creating a twitter “novel”, and launching it with a pirate flashmob at Lyneham shops on Saturday 1 August from 2:00pm. This is a free family event. Normal-looking crowds will gather outside Tilleys and the second-hand bookshop, then at 2:00pm pirate hats, bear...

Guitar lessons

By 23 July 2009 5

Has anyone got suggestions of where I can go for good, reasonably priced guitar lessons?  Not too concerned where they are but would prefer they not be too far North! Thank you....

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 117 - The Heroines

By 22 July 2009 4

[First filed: July 22, 2009 @ 10:50] Canberra’s longest running and least reliable podcast seems to have found some sort of rhythm at the edge of the catastrophe curve and returns for another week. Which means that in podcast number 117 The hard rocking, girl fronted, The Heroines are bl...

The ACT's greenhouse gas emissions on the rise

By 22 July 2009 19

Simon Corbell has announced that Canberra is not doing so well on the greenhouse front: Key findings in the ACT Greenhouse Gas Inventory included: -- emissions in the ACT in the financial year 2005-06 totalled 4.02Mt CO2-e. This figure is only a very small percentage of national net greenhouse...

Aussie Junk managing director names himself as major creditor!

By 22 July 2009 13

Aussie Junk's managing Director Dennis Richter has named himself as the major creditor at the Company Creditors meeting held in Brisbane on 7th July 2009.The report states that only 3 creditors put forward a claim: By Proxy                         Represented By:       ...

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