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11 things to do in Canberra this weekend (5 and 6 September)

By 3 September 2015 1
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This weekend's highlights include the Korean Film Festival, a Father's Day steam train ride to Bungendore and the Australian War Memorial opens its Mitchell storage facility to the...

Local leaders – Camilo Potocnjak Oxman and Rish Ratnam (Implement Imagination)

By 2 September 2015
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Implement Imagination co-founder Camilo Potocnjak Oxman (pictured above, right) describes teaching as a very rewarding chronic condition. “The thing about teaching is that...

Police targeting distracted drivers

By 3 September 2015
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ACT Policing is warning drivers to keep their eyes on the road and off their mobile phones during a month of driver distraction targeting in September. Police will target dr...

Border Force by tram

By 3 September 2015 3
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Just a nuance about last week's Operation Fortitude demo in Melbourne.  I'll bet most of the demonstrators (not to be confused with rioters), got the site at Flinders Street Stati...

Who is the Canberran agent for iRobot? (Roomba)

By 3 September 2015
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I need some bits to spruce up my humble house cleaning friend, the battery is getting weak and there are a few upgrade kits you can throw at the old ones to make them better. ...

Police seek Tuggeranong Parkway hoon

By 2 September 2015 5
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ACT Policing is searching for a green Camry Sedan bearing registration number YGC14U which was seen driving dangerously between 3.15pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 30 August. The ca...

Blowing up the interwebs as easy as un, deux, trois!

By 2 September 2015 4
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Well I fell for it, hook, line and sinker! Take a pretty girl, add a beautiful exotic accent (well, I thought it sounded sexy), a sob story and voila ... you have instant marketing...

Cheap eats – Global Cafe (Civic)

By 2 September 2015 2
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I'd heard of Global Cafe before but had never been there or even noticed it in the street until recently. It's tucked in between the late night pharmacy and the Jolimont Centre...

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Weekend cafe hot spot: High tea at the Burbury Hotel, Barton

By 25 July 2015 2
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Is there a woman out there who doesn’t love high tea?! It’s such a wonderful event and makes for the perfect excuse to get frocked up. I have been to high tea at the Hyatt a nu...

Olive branch extended as Costigan family looks to reunite

By 24 July 2015
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Earlier this week Marcus Paul revealed that the father of Tara Costigan's two older children had not yet received any funds raised on their behalf. After speaking with the Co...

Crime stats show crime declining in Canberra's north

By 24 July 2015
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ACT Policing’s latest quarterly crime statistics show a decline in crime reports in Canberra’s north and in reports of assault, sexual assault, offences against a person an...

A new solution for tracking ACT fuel prices - #CBRFuelWatch

By 24 July 2015 4
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With the demise of ACT Fuel watch, here's a simple solution for tracking Canberra's fuel prices via Twitter. All drivers need to do is take a photo of the fuel price sign w...

Barr kicks Dickson residents (again)

By 24 July 2015 34
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After seven months of silence since the last workshop to discuss the future options for the Dickson Parklands (Section 72 Dickson), the Dickson Residents Group asked for a mee...

Woden Seniors' second BIG book fair

By 24 July 2015
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Come along to Woden Seniors’ Second BIG Book Fair, which will be held over three days at the club premises, 12 Corinna Street Woden. Book fair dates Friday 7 August fro...

Does Canberra need 1am lockouts?

By 24 July 2015 13
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On Monday the ACT government released a discussion paper on alcohol-related crime. Among other things it talks about lockouts like the ones in place in Kings Cross (i.e. no ...

A look around Canberra - Isaacs

By 24 July 2015 15
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We went down to the Woden Valley this week to take a look at the suburb of Isaacs. This suburb was named after former governor general, attorney general and chief justice Is...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (25th and 26th July 2015)

By 24 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Hackett, Torrens and Florey. Happy Friday! Saturday 25 July 60 Maitland Street Hackett 8am to 11am Antique furniture, ...

Hawker Primary evacuated due to gas leak

By 23 July 2015

ACT Fire & Rescue crews have evacuated students from Hawker Primary School in Hawker because of a gas leak. Firefighters are currently attempting to isolate the supply. Update to follow....

Girl, 7, dies in Page car crash

By 23 July 2015 13
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ACT Policing is investigating a fatal collision in Page last night (Wednesday 22 July). Around 7pm, police operations were notified of the collision between a Nissan Navara...

Cheap eats - Baan Latsamy (Manuka)

By 23 July 2015
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There's nothing like a spicy laksa to warm you from head to toe on a cold, rainy, Canberra day. Baan Latsamy in Manuka is one of my favourite lunch spots, and I get the same...

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