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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: A.BAKER, NewActon Pavillion

By 20 December 2014
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My day job sees me frequenting A.BAKER ... once ... more like twice a day. I am always experiencing food envy at 9am when I am waiting for my extra hot skinny latte. Eye-catching b...

A Look Around Canberra: Calwell

By 19 December 2014 5
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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 3
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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...

Emergency Services unite for bushfire arson warning

By 20 December 2014

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch is urging residents to be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity following several grass fires across the ACT in the past few weeks. ACT Fire & Rescue, the ACT Rural Fire Service, along with ACT Policing, see an increase in deliberately lit...

Don’t forget the tree this Christmas…

By 20 December 2014
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RSPCA ACT have just had a delivery of fresh, beautiful Christmas Trees! Don't miss out on your tree this year, come down and visit us at 12 Kirkpatrick Street Weston ACT 261...

Police gearing up for a Safe Summer

By 19 December 2014
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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 5

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
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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...

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Flowers on Scrivener Dam?

By 20 November 2014 7

Did something happen on Scrivener Dam? I noticed flowers there yesterday and this morning? Col...

Calling all Hipsters, Hackers and Hustlers

By 20 November 2014 1
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Turn your ideas in to reality! Gather a team of three — a hipster, a hacker and a hustler — and meet us at the ‘Hub in the city’ at 10am Saturday. Put together a stella...

Witnesses sought; Kingston property damage

By 20 November 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following an incident of significant property damage to a commercial building in Kingston early this morning (20 November). About 4.10am, polic...

Group fitness on Wanniassa oval

By 20 November 2014 8

Hi all - I drove down Sternberg Cres past the oval opposite the Active Leisure Centre yesterday morning (Wednesday) around 11am. There was some sort of group fitness going on and everyone was wearing black (and maybe red trim) polo shirts. Does anyone know what group this is? They were using a t...

Centenary Flag Project exhibition opened

By 20 November 2014
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Flags from last year’s Centenary of Canberra have been repurposed into new works of art for the Centenary Flag Project exhibition, which was opened yesterday by Minister for ...

A new way to find affordable housing

By 20 November 2014 1
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On Monday Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr unveiled the new Allhomes & REIACT kiosk, a quick and easy way for Community Housing clients to find affordable housing in Ca...

Michael Chatto announced as Executive Chef of Chifley’s Bar & Grill, Canber

By 20 November 2014 2
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Chifley’s Bar & Grill, a new steakhouse and bar within the historic Hotel Kurrajong Canberra located in Barton, ACT, will open its doors on Tuesday 16 December 2014, with Mic...

State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap 20/11/14

By 20 November 2014 2
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Burch on her literary perch Minister for the Arts Joy Burch announced the 2014 ACT Book of the Year shortlist with four of the five shortlisted authors at Civic Library this...

Giving yourself permission to shine

By 20 November 2014
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It’s that time of year where many of us put down our chocolate bars and pick up a set of weights. No I mean it, seriously put down the chocolate bar! For some peeling off the...

Recommendations for internet installation?

By 20 November 2014 16

I recently had a TPG technician come round to my house and he mentioned that our speeds were not as good as they should be and it is possible that our internet is running off a phone line instead of an internet line, as when he connected outside the house, he had really good speeds, but once in the ...

Trinity Christian School

By 19 November 2014 10

My family are moving to Canberra and I'm looking for some advice on a high school for my 11 year old son. So far he's academic, sporty and arty too. I'd like to find a school that has broad and varied curriculum and extracurricular activities, good anti-bullying policy and is very inclusive and ou...

Boat located in Gungahlin; owner sought

By 19 November 2014 2
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ACT Policing is seeking to locate the owner of a small boat that was located on Yerrabi Pond Monday afternoon (November17). About 5.30pm a member of the public attended Gung...

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