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Budget 2016 | Fee deregulation scrapped but universities still face big cuts

By 3 May 2016
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The Turnbull Government has abandoned full university fee deregulation but is still banking $2 billion in savings from higher education. Scott Morrison’s maiden budget dit...

Budget 2016 | ACT reaction

By 3 May 2016
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At a glance - Chief minister says more than 1000 public service jobs will be lost - Business welcomes tax concessions, intern scheme   ACT chief minister Andre...

Budget 2016 | Little joy for Canberrans

By 3 May 2016
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At a glance - $2 billion cut from departmental budgets over four years - No jobs growth for public sector - No new infrastructure money for ACT   Scott Morr...

Budget 2016 | No big splash from Morrison

By 3 May 2016
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The Turnbull Government resisted an election-eve pork barrel, opting instead for a modest suite of budget measures that seeks to avoid antagonising voters ahead of the July 2 ...

Inmates are in prison for a reason

By 3 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

Prison reform has returned to Canberra and we are advised indigenous detainees at the Alexander Maconochie Centre has risen to 27 percent of our prison population – up from a...

Document ‘drafted by the devil’? Hardly.

By 2 May 2016 10
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I noticed recently how Jeremy Hanson, for the time being the Leader of the Opposition in the ACT likes to talk about the Government/Unions Memorandum of Understanding as though...

Marc Urlich, 43, pleads not guilty to accessory to murder charges

By 2 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A man who shares the same surname as the man accused of murdering Andrew Carville last November has pleaded not guilty in court this morning to charges he was an accessory to t...

Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016 3
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With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

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Do mushrooms poison dogs in Canberra ?

By 3 September 2009 14

Our 5 year old dog had his first epileptic like fit a month ago. Yesterday he had 3 seizures. The Vet is doing blood tests but so far hasn't found any cause, if they continue it might be off to Sydney for a cat-scan. She says it's unusual for a dog to manifest epilepsy this late, usually it appea...

The Power of the Lollypop

By 3 September 2009 20

What is the power of a lolly-pop man or lady?  Well this morning in the Bus Interchange in Civic on the corner of East Row and Alinga Street, heaps, apparently.  A lollypop lady took it upon herself to go beyond the normal "Stop/Slow" functions and considered it her role to use the lollypop ...

Canberra Mountaineer to attempt final 8000m peak

By 3 September 2009 4

Canberra based mountaineer Andrew Lock is heading off to Tibet this week to attempt to conquer Mt Shishapangma, the world's 14th highest peak. Andrew is attempting to become the first Australian to climb all 14 of the world's 8000 metre plus mountains. He works full time as a Commonwealth public ser...

Another Free E-Waste Day, this time from Lioncom

By 2 September 2009 11

Lioncom are having another Free E-Waste day for the General public and also businesses, where you can drop of old computing equipment for FREE. Simply drop off surplus computer equipment at the Fyshwick Collection Centre, located at 8 Pirie St, Fyshwick.For Businesses and Government Departments:...

Lanyon Valley Woes

By 2 September 2009 27

The old Lanyon Valley connundrum persists.  Hopefully Minister Hargreaves can give the contractors building our bigger better Tharwa Drive a bit of a heave-ho.   6 months of road works... actually, I think the work started November 2008, is taking its toll on the community.   We have to leave f...

Good Recommendation for Car Door Fixing

By 2 September 2009 8

Hi, All I 've got a liberty my07, the front doors rattle on rough surface, took it to the dealer several times didn't fix, one even broke my door handle, this car is still under new car warranty but the dealer can't be trusted after several attempts, could anyone recommend a better place (north ...

Habla español?

By 2 September 2009 5

Is 'hasta la vista, baby' the extent of your Spanish? Does Arnie, the Governator, embody your concept of latin America? Me too! I'm trying to rectify those terrible misconceptions and am seeking a tutor to suppliment a beginner CIT course in Spanish. If you've had a good and relatively inexpensive e...

Local Company grabs world attention with new innovation - The Datapod

By 2 September 2009 15

There is a small company in Canberra called Datapod. They have been making inroads into the ICT market here in Canberra by selling only one brand, APC, which specialises in Power and Cooling solutions for datacentres and all manner of power options for everyone else. The guys at Datapod had an i...

Opals coming to Canberra!

By 2 September 2009 4

[First Filed - July 15, 2009 @ 12:39] [ED] Just a reminder that the Opals play the second of their Canberra games tonight at the AIS Arena against the New Zealand Tall Ferns. Andrew Barr has let us know that Canberra's love affair with women's basketball is set to continue with the Australian ...

Justice denied, expect further delays

By 2 September 2009 15

The idea that "Justice delayed is justice denied" is something of a keystone of modern legal practice. In fact, it goes back to the very foundations of the modern legal system, being part of the Magna Carta. To no one ...will we refuse, or delay, right nor justice. Clause 40, The Magna Carta ...

Police Wrap - 31 August

By 2 September 2009 10

1. Canberra's answer to the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald? [Update - September 01 2009] The AFP have released further information including the name of the missing surf skiier - 30 year old Peter Morrison, of Jerrabomberra, NSW. The ABC has more about his disapearance into Lake Burley Griff...

Warehouse Circus Open Day

By 2 September 2009

The Warehouse Circus is Canberras longest running youth circus. Established in 1990, Warehouse has taught hundreds of kids how to ride unicycles, tumble, juggle and much more. On Saturday 5th of September we are holding an Open Day to celebrate our 19th birthday. If you have ever wanted to ...

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