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Top 10 Canberra Experience Gifts

By 19 December 2014

Instead of buying material presents, why not give the gift of an unforgettable experience this Christmas? There are so many great experiences Canberra has to offer, and the mem...

A Look Around Canberra: Calwell

By 19 December 2014 1

Heading down the Monaro this week to check out the Tuggeranong suburb of Calwell. Like last week’s visit to McKellar, I’d never been to Calwell before (with the exception o...

Jobs for the Boys – Take that Zedley!

By 19 December 2014 2

So, let’s get this right? The Labor Party, particularly in NSW, wrote the rulebook around jobs for the boys. For rewarding faithful servants of the cause with sinecures over...

The end of a love affair

By 18 December 2014 2

Break ups can be tough. They aren’t easy and there’s always the awkward part in the middle, the moving and parting of the things. But I’m afraid it’s time. I swear it's...

Police gearing up for a Safe Summer

By 19 December 2014
Rudi Lammers, Joy Burch and Brad Watts

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch and Chief Police Officer Rudi Lammers yesterday launched ACT Policing’s 2014-15 Safe Summer campaign, urging the communit...

Canberra Centre Parking Machines – Out of Order

By 19 December 2014 3

When you consider how much the Canberra Centre must be earning from its paid parking in the city, I find it incredible that they seem incapable of keeping their money spinners in working order. I guarantee that on at least 50% of visits to the centre, one or more machines are not working.  I can...

Katy Gallagher Endorsed for the Senate

By 19 December 2014

ACT Labor’s Administrative Committee last night endorsed Katy Gallagher to replace Senator Kate Lundy as the Labor Senator for the ACT. “At the close of nominations, our...

Fail to stop leads to drug seizure

By 19 December 2014

ACT Policing has seized a vehicle and a small amount of illicit drugs after a driver failed to stop the car as directed in Gordon during the early hours of Wednesday morning (D...

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DIY Wotz-On Guide weekend of 20-22 Nov

By 21 November 2009 30

[First filed: Nov 19, 2009 @ 7:07] Once again the weekend is almost upon us, and some would say not soon enough. Which means it's also time for you, our loyal and enthusiastic readership, to stretch those typing fingers and get tapping in the COMMENTS to let us and all your fellow readers know...

Fire in Fyshwick

By 20 November 2009 23

Anyone who's ventured from the safe confines of their airconditioned office or home today would not at all be surprised to hear we've got fire. What you might be surprised to hear that its in Fyshwick. The RiotACT all seeing eye, not least of which has been supported on this occasion by Snarky, Loca...

The Wolf On The Fold

By 20 November 2009

The Wolf On The Fold New work by George Craig and Karin Maier Opening night with the artists: Thursday 26th November The show will be open from November 25th through to December 8th, 2009 There will also be special print releases available at the opening night The Front Gallery Wattl...

Marques in the Park 2009

By 20 November 2009 7

Marques in the Park 2009. This Sunday, 22 November, from 10 am to 3 pm. It's the ACT's Spring Show'n'Shine for all autos, from vintage, veterans, classic and modified, in fact, almost anything motorised with wheels. It's organised by the Canberra Region Morris Minor Club for the ACT Council of...

Queers United In Little Towns - All Set To Go!!!!

By 20 November 2009 5

A week or so ago, I posted about an event that I had heard was set to go ahead in Braidwood NSW - Q.U.I.L.T (Queers United In Little Towns) The post stirred up a little scepticism, however after talking to someone at the Braidwood Visitor Information Centre today, I w...

KRudd opens Bungendore Wind Farm

By 19 November 2009 29

Anyone who has driven past Lake George since construction began in 2006 would have been hard pressed to have missed the majestic view of sleek modern wind turbines gracing the hills across the lake in nearby Tarago. Well despite ABC Online stating Bungendore not Tarago (it's close) Renewable Powe...

RECS and Solar Energy

By 19 November 2009 19

Hi All, I'm hoping the wise people that read and comment on the site can explain the whole Solar Energy and RECS thing for me Basically I'm going to build a house and have been told that I can get paid or reduce my electricity bill if I connect up solar power and feed it back to the grid. I...

Canberra Freelancers and Entrepreneurs Coffee

By 19 November 2009

Hi all, I've organised a coffee meet for this coming Monday for freelancers and entrepreneurs (or people who are looking to work for themselves). It's an alternative to the higher-end events like Schmooze and the first couple of events will be simply meeting and having a coffee or going to the pu...

New Canberra Dog Park

By 18 November 2009 9

The Chiefly one has put out this media release asking for peoples thoughts on where a new central dog park should go. Feedback can be provided by completing an online survey available from the TAMS website survey by 7 Dec 09. [poll id="148"] ...

Is there a genuine desire for fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables in Canberra

By 18 November 2009 28

[Ed - we covered the opening of Choku Bai Jo previously here] If you have not heard of us already Choku Bai Jo is a Fresh produce store located in Nth Lyneham, Run by Local Canberrans and supporting Local Canberrans. This is not an advertisement  for our store however we are interested in what C...

Illegal brothel and sex slaves in Canberra

By 18 November 2009 41

Frightening news...not clear if it was being run from Kambah or not. A CANBERRA woman will front court today to face sex slave and trafficking charges. Police will allege the woman, 42, also operated an illegal brothel. The charges follow a raid by Australian Federal Police officers on prem...

Police Wrap - 18 November

By 18 November 2009 12

A bunch of stuff from the last couple of days. Pacific Civic Thugees Mugging in Civic on Sunday night, police seeking witnesses. Gutless Bag Snatchers in Woden Friday arvo Kids lighting fires in Tuggeranong early Monday morning. Curtin Coles Ciggies stolen early Monday morning Br...

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