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Playground review – Kambah Adventure Park

By 26 April 2015

I have a tendency to forget what a good playground the Adventure Park is in Kambah. Whenever I go there, the kids have a great time and spend so much energy running around the ...

In photos: Anzac Day Dawn Service 2015

By 25 April 2015 2
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For the 120,000 people in attendance at this morning's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, Anzac Day began at around 3am (perhaps even earlier for those keen to get a good...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Silver Fox Bar and Grill, Curtin

By 25 April 2015 1

Silver Fox Bar and Grill is one of those restaurants that constantly pops up on my Facebook news feed and the posts look so delicious. Believe it or not, I actually have a list...

10 places in Canberra to get breakfast after the Dawn Service

By 24 April 2015

For those commemorating Anzac Day by attending Saturday's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, here's a quick guide to Canberra cafes open for breakfast following the ...

A look around Canberra – the highs and lows of Kambah

By 24 April 2015 11
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I should declare up front that I’m a Kambah girl. I haven’t lived there for two decades, but I grew up there. I even went to Kambah High back in the day. I know, maybe ...

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th April 2015

By 23 April 2015 4
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Another week almost over! Here's your guide to what's on this weekend, including Canberra's Anzac Day Centenary commemorations. Anzac Day 2015 The Australian War Memoria...

Man extradited from Batemans Bay following murder

By 24 April 2015

A 27-year-old Bruce man has been extradited from New South Wales after members from ACT Policing travelled to Batemans Bay this morning (Friday, April 24). A warrant was swo...

Australia’s Young Performer of the Year comes to Canberra

By 24 April 2015

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to Llewellyn Hall on May 6 & 7, to join forces with acclaimed young Australian pianist Hoang Pham, to perform Tchaikovsky’s first ...

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Looking for a decent driving school

By 22 March 2010 27

Hi Canberrans, I am looking for a decent driving school, having moved to Canberra not long ago, I have sent my daughter to 3 so far.  So far they have been shocking! One was so bad she came home crying because he made her feel so uncomfortable.... Can anyone suggest a reputable and honest dri...

Monday night football returns to Canberra

By 21 March 2010 9

The Canberra Raiders' first home game of the 2010 NRL season is on this Monday night at 7pm. The Raiders will be taking on the Brisbane Broncos and will be hoping for a repeat of last season's visit by the Broncos to Bruce, when the Raiders dished out a 56-0 thrashing. Monday night football alwa...

Narrabundah Tyre Slasher

By 21 March 2010 26

I read in earlier posts of the activities of the South Side or Narrabundah Tyre Slasher. Well he/she or it has struck 4 times in the last two weeks. First two tyres in MacKinlay St, two tyres opposite that house next week, then another two last Saturday 13 March next door to the first house and anot...

Brumbies go down in Auckland 39-34

By 20 March 2010 6

When you've got a backline that can't score tries and can't tackle it's a testament to the hard work of the pigs that the Brumbies only went down by 5 points last night. (RiotACT still considers an exemplary execution to be the only way forward.) The party line is available....

Where is this smoke coming from?

By 20 March 2010 10

I can see from TAMS there was supposed to be a controlled burn in Namadgi yesterday 18 March - is this smoke from yesterday? [Ed - we got a few questions on this one, lets hope a controlled burn is all it is - ESA has details here]...

canberra's best... caterers

By 19 March 2010 12

rioters, i have the task of arranging a couple day meeting with some international guests and this includes organising lunches and morning/arfternoon teas. so, who is the best caterer in town to get the gig?  what do they do and why should i consider them?...

Mark Webber to be honoured with civic reception

By 19 March 2010 26

Queanbeyan City Council has managed to secure Mark Webber during his busy lead-in to the Australian Grand Prix for a civic reception this coming Monday (22 March). A motorcade will travel down Crawford Street at 12:30pm before a reception is held at Council Chambers. Queanbeyan Mayor Cr Tim Ove...

Preparations for the POTUS road show

By 19 March 2010 25

So who has seen what? Letter boxes welded shut? Men in black suits walkiong around with wires out of their ears? Secret Service snipers on buidlings [Ed - or spending up their travelling allowance now that the show has been cancelled]...

Agents and renters

By 19 March 2010 71

I'm recently back in the rental market, just selling and waiting to buy and build on 'to be released land'. I've rented with a company in Gungahlin and couldn't believe how completely dodgy these agents were and how terrible they treated renters. My rent ended up being different to what was ad...

Sleep woes

By 18 March 2010 48

I’ve always had problems with tiredness, and recently this has become worse due to job worries. Until recently I was getting better sleep than normal which had been interrupted by a noisy neighbour, but worries over looking for work and lack of money have been stressing me out. I never can seem to...

A celebration of romantic melody at the Polish Embassy

By 18 March 2010 1

Enjoy an entertaining twilight concert of Chopin, Strauss, Puccini & Verdi. This month is the 200th anniversary of the birth of the most poetic of all composers: Frederick Chopin. Please join us at the Polish Embassy in Yarralumla to celebrate the life and music of Chopin. You will enjoy some...

American all girl string band Uncle Earl play Tilley's 20th March.

By 18 March 2010 4

Is anyone else here a fan of bluegrass?  A friend just sent me this info: Uncle Earl is an American stringband whose sound ranges from raucous to refined. An all-woman lineup presents traditional and original music that's both feminine and powerfully danceable. Now in its tenth year, Uncle Ea...

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