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A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 7

The suburb of Chapman in Weston Creek is named after Austin Chapman, a former minister who held the portfolios of defence, health, trade, and customs, at various points during ...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (4th and 5th July 2015)

By 3 July 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Aranda, Phillip, Kingston, Dunlop, Ngunnawal, Casey, Monash and Wright. Happy Friday! Saturday 4 July 35 Port Jackson Circuit Phillip 7am...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015 1
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015
Missing man Daemon Wolfe

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Daemon Wolfe. Daemon was last seen leaving a house in Greenway on foot about 4.30pm yesterday (Thursd...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 3

Can anyone recommend a good and gentle dentist, please? I've read the ones that were submitted in another query in 2011 and just wonder if there are any more recent dental reco...

What’s happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi St?

By 3 July 2015 1

Does anyone know what is happening on the corner of Belconnen Way and Bindubi Street? Adecco (construction company) have dug out the old car park on Bardi Place, opposite Canbe...

Canberra to host premier international ceramics event

By 2 July 2015
AP 3.8b Girl Nomad Ceramics

Canberra has been selected for a three-day premier ceramics event that will bring national and international luminaries and cutting-edge ceramicists to the capital from across ...

Canberra’s number one work crew cafe

By 2 July 2015 1
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We all know that energy needs fuel, your car or truck needs petrol, your home needs heating at this time of year especially using gas as energy, your office printer wouldn’t ...

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Friday Night AFL

By 19 May 2010 20

Regulars will know that Prime's inability to show Friday Night AFL into Canberra has rankled a fan over the life of this current broadcasting agreement, yours truly is certainly one such ranklee. However with the AFL now declaring Friday night's massive game between current Premiers Geelong and l...

Shen Yun Ticket giveaway

By 19 May 2010 13

After full house shows for the last three years, the New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts is coming back to Canberra, this time with a live orchestra and an all new programme on 21-23 May 2010. The company was previously called Divine Performing Arts. Brilliant. Inspiring. Glorious. She...

Canberra Hospital cures MS?

By 18 May 2010 11

The ABC has an amazing story on staff at Canberra Hospital using stem cell treatment to completely reset the immune system of one Ben Leahy to effectively cure him of multiple sclerosis. The procedure is akin to rebooting the patient's immune system. The first step was to extract some of Ben's s...

Won't anyone think of the Press Gallery journos?

By 18 May 2010 6

In the Canberra Times today Chris Johnson is fretting that a planned June visit to Canberra by Barack Obama might disrupt the Press Gallery's Mid Winter Ball. United States President Barack Obama is still set to visit Canberra in mid June but his trip could upset the capital's social event of the...

Walk in centre now open, and doling out the good gear

By 18 May 2010 12

Katy Gallagher has announced that following last week's greet and grip with the federales the "nurse-led Walk-in Centre" (please, someone, a better name?) is now actually open for business. And she's dropped a bit of a bombshell to really get up the noses of the doctors: "Today I'm also announ...

Discovery After Dark - tonight

By 18 May 2010 3

It might seem a little strange for the CSIRO to be pushing itself as an entertainment venue. But according to Facebook they're giving it a go: Location: CSIRO Discovery Centre Street: Clunies Ross St Discovery After Dark - a special International Year of Biodiversity event You ought to ...

Inside Chief Justice Higgins Mind - where sensitive ASIO documents just follo

By 18 May 2010 22

Back in 2004 ASIO documents relating to the Bali bombings ended up in the hands of The Australian. Eventually it became clear that James Paul Seivers had taken them home and his housemate Francis Matthew O'Ryan had sent them to the papers. Last year a jury found James Seivers guilty of contraveni...

The Burlesque Bazaar this Sunday

By 18 May 2010 2

At the Canberra Irish Club 36 Parkinson Street Weston Creek For anyone interested in anything Burlesque, the Burlesque Bazaar is for you! This day is brought to you by locals, Miss Kitka’s House of Burlesque. Come along and enjoy 4 hours of Burlesque related stalls, demonstrations, food, a...

More poster bollards

By 18 May 2010 2

The Department of Territory And Municipal Services (TAMS) have announced they'll be putting up more "bill poster silos" around town: New bill poster silos are being installed at shopping centres and other locations across Canberra in 2010. The silos will provide a legal site for poster advert...

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival in Canberra 27-29 May

By 18 May 2010

Bringing the best films and artwork from all over the globe, the annual Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) will challenge, touch and inspire audiences from all walks of life. Here in Canberra the festival will be held at the Arc Cinema at the National Film and Sound Archives from May 27-...

Fire in Phillip!

By 18 May 2010 2

The following in from the ESA: 2:30am Tuesday 18 May 2010 - Fire at commercial building at Phillip ACT Fire Brigade are on scene of a fire at a commercial premesis on Dundas Court, Phillip. Fire has been extinguished at the massage and therapeutic studio with extensive damage. Damage estimat...

World Environment Day Trivia Night

By 18 May 2010

Hi to all the Trivia Hounds out there, Just giving you all the heads up that the discounted price of $20pp for the Conservation Council's Trivia Night Tickets will end at the end of this week. After which tickets will be $25pp. You can either book tickets per person or per table (8 per table)....

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