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Green Drinks Canberra changes venue, format

By 2 September 2014

Long-running networking event Green Drinks Canberra is changing its venue, and revamping its format. The monthly networking event, which is held on the second Tuesday of eac...

Best of Canberra – Vietnamese

By 2 September 2014 9

Some friends of mine went to Vietnam for their honeymoon a few years ago. When they got back, they were not only all loved up and glowing from the sunny break but also clued in ...

The Ellis Collective to Launch New Album

By 2 September 2014

Following the success of their first album, Triple J Unearthed winners The Ellis Collective will return to The Street Theatre to launch their latest album, Carry. A patchwork of em...

Political dilemmas

By 2 September 2014 3

As a person who likes to be involved in my community, and indeed am, politics has become quite a frustration for me lately. I feel really compelled to join a particular political party on a federal level - happy to disclose, the ALP - because I am completely unimpressed with the various agendas o...

Recommendations for home Improvements/renovations

By 2 September 2014 2

Hi there I'm looking to do some improvements on my home and would appreciate some recommendations on reliable, great quality businesses who can help me with the following: New wardrobe cupboards Removal of old carpet and installation of new flooring (floating timber floors) Kitchen/Bathr...

Lake George- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 5)

By 2 September 2014 3

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Power Kart Raceway – Grand opening day 6th September 2014

By 2 September 2014

The first of its kind in the Canberra region, Power Kart Raceway is a fully Indoor Electric Go Kart Centre. Offering Canberrans of all skill levels a chance to experience motor...

Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014

RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

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RiotACT Face Off: Light Rail or Bullet Train

By 11 August 2014 35

Talk of a bullet train between Canberra and Sydney has been bubbling away for some time now. How do these plans compare to light rail and which is more important to Canberra? W...

REIACT 2014 Awards for Excellence

By 11 August 2014 2

The REIACT Awards for Excellence are one of the biggest events on the ACT real estate calendar, and this year - as in previous years – it was Independent Property Group's  n...

ACTTAB sale a body blow for Canberra's racing industry

By 11 August 2014 5

The sale of Canberra's betting agency ACTTAB for $105.5 million and a 50-year exclusive totalisator licence to Tabcorp Holdings (for $1 million a year) has been met with disbel...

Restaurant bookings

By 11 August 2014 12

I went to one of my favourite places on Sunday morning for breakfast - Ricardo's at Jamison. I haven't been there for several months now so I was somewhat surprised when I turn...

Recommendations for handy man/woman

By 11 August 2014 2

I'm looking for a handyman/woman who would assist me with making our garden sustainable and accessible for our three sons with disability. I'm learning the principles of permaculture and our garden has zones. Our house came with an old chook shed that we would like to clean out and reuse and also ma...

Man arrested for multiple robberies

By 10 August 2014 1

ACT Policing has arrested a 38-year-old Ainslie man for robbing three stores in Braddon on Saturday night (9 August). About 8.15pm the man entered a supermarket in the Canberra Centre on Bunda Street, stealing a multipack of matches and attempting to take money from the till. At about 8.20p...

Same Sex Marriage - It's none of my business

By 10 August 2014 22

For the record, I am in favour of same sex marriage. I don't see why two people who love each other deeply can't express that love in the way that society endorses those relat...

A. Baker supports local wineries with Dinner series

By 10 August 2014
A Baker Alto and Vino

A.Baker are promoting Canberra's local vineyards with weekly wine dinners. Located in New Acton Pavilion you will feast on delicious canapés matched with hand picked local...

Man arrested for importing drugs

By 9 August 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 25-year-old Wright man yesterday morning (August 9) for the importation of drugs into Australia. Between 13 June and 7 August, the AFP was alerted to...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Stand By Me, Lyons Shops

By 9 August 2014 1

You'd be forgiven for not knowing that a new cafe had opened up at Lyons shops. Other than the local IGA and a hair salon, there aren't many reasons to stop by. Over the past f...

Facefit of Banks burglar released

By 8 August 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man involved in the burglary of a Banks home on July 30 and have released a face-fit of the offender. About 1.40pm, a resident of the B...

Witnesses sought to Civic assault

By 8 August 2014 6

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at the taxi rank near Bailey’s Corner on London Circuit in Civic early this morning (August 8). Around 3.45am three males were standing at the taxi rank when one male has struck another with his hand causing the victim to fall to th...

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