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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 27 March

By 26 March, 2009

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 27 March [ 27 March, 2009 to 29 March, 2009. ] [First filed: March 26, 2009 @ 08:28] So, for those who remain alive, Friday is coming up. What's worth seeing or doing around town this weekend? Just leave your suggestions in the comments....


Getting tough on abandoned vehicles

By 26 March, 2009

Jon Stanhope has proudly announced the introduction of his Roads and Public Places Amendment Bill 2009 into the Assembly. “This Bill will allow a City Ranger, after assessing and finding that a vehicle is likely to be abandoned, to affix a warning notice similar to a ‘defective vehicle notic...


Got bamboo?

By 26 March, 2009

Got bamboo? The in2CHANGE project (a celebration of the life and death of Belconnen Interchange with a spectacular finale planned in the structure) needs your help: Some lovely artists who work in bamboo are contributing to the in2CHANGE project which will be going ahead in the Belconnen bus interchange durin...


The dummy motion trap

By 26 March, 2009

The ABC reports that Andrew Barr has tried to scuttle his school planning over-ride just to force the Greens and Liberals to support it. The motion has been voted down unanimously Well that’s one way to get certainty… UPDATE: Andrew’s victory celebrations are online. ...


Andrew Barr to light the Fuse

By 26 March, 2009

Andrew Barr to light the Fuse [ 3 April, 2009; 6:30 pm; ] Canberra's new GLBTQ publication (that's Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Queer to the unitiated) is having a big launch at Hush on Friday week, with after party at Cube to cover their bases, and Andrew Barr is going to launch it. From the launch announcement: ...


AFL on TV in Canberra - a sign of things to come this year?

By 26 March, 2009

It’s the start of the footy season and I am excited, so I just checked out to see what time the first game of the season would be on tonight.  Keep in mind it is a sell-out at the MCG (90k plus people). Result?  11.15pm on Ten. Hmmm, well it is a Thursday, maybe they thought...


ANU Liberal Club up to old games

By 26 March, 2009

Insiders tell me the ANU Liberal Club is up to its old tricks and its going to get nasty. Who would have thought it from a bunch of future lawyers. Bending their constitution to suit themselves. Holding meetings without timely notice. etc etc (Ho Hum) They apparantly are no longer associated with t...


Remember when it used to rain?

By 26 March, 2009

Apologies all – the water use thread has sparked some thoughts. I have many fond memories of growing up in Canberra. One of my favourites was walking in the rain when I was delivering junk mail. I used to get sopping wet walking around O’Connor and Lyneham – but I was a kid and did...


One HD delayed....

By 26 March, 2009

Southern Cross Ten have advised that they will attempt to transmit the new One HD sports channel mid-year. I think this is a huge joke that Canberra (the nations capital) is being classified as regional and thus we have to put up with Southern Cross Broadcasting and missing out on the new ONE spor...


Todd to be a Rooster in 2010

By 26 March, 2009

New bring word that Goulburn exile Todd Carney has signed with the Roosters to play in the NRL in 2010. The Daily Telegraph has learned Carney and Roosters officials reached an agreement several weeks ago for the ex-Raiders ball-player to resume his NRL career with the tricolours. So as predicted t...


Mortlokkies declared fit for Shark attack

By 26 March, 2009

The Brumbies have announced the lineup to face the rampaging Sharks in Durban sometime in the small hours of the morning this weekend. Speedbump Rathbone returns to the side, he has at least got more practice playing at ABSA stadium, not that the wings have seen the ball all season. Of some surprise...


How soft are our bikies?

By 26 March, 2009

There’s a lot of talk about the bikie threat at the moment. Media, Government, and the Outlaw Motor Cycle Gangs all have their own interests in talking up the menace. Which seems to miss the point that in Tuesday’s excitement it was the bikies who wound up dead. (Bear in mind in the Dow...


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