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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 2
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Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 1

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014
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The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

Man wanted by police; warrant for arrest

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate 27-year-old Sonny Oeti, who they believe is responsible for a number of aggravated robberies earlier this year. ...

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CELL BLOCK 69 ARE DEAD!

By 3 December 2008 3

...dead hot rockers, that is!!!! Rock music heavyweights, though quite slim to look at, Cell Block 69, have not hit Australian shores since their last visit here.  So it's with cautiously anticipatory joy that they return for just two shows.  That's right kids, Cell Block 69 are bring...

The new National Portrait Gallery

By 3 December 2008 28

[First filed: December 01, 2008 @ 14:20] The new National Portrait Gallery opens soon. There's a preview for members tonight and a media day on Wednesday. I don't fall into either of those groups but have been driving past the site pretty much every weekday during its construction. I ...

Canberra Goss gives up on Canberra? Things to do for New Years.

By 3 December 2008 78

Four days later and we're still waiting for Canberra Goss's Foreshore reportage. Even so we were astonished to read the girls have written off Canberra for New Years' completely! There’s no better reason to party than the birth of a brand new year. So pull out your party gear and head to one...

Canberra Liberals the laziest opposition in Australia?

By 3 December 2008 61

As far as I can tell this is the last media release out of the Canberra Liberals. It's dated 14 November. So in the last two weeks they've come across no issues worthy of wider exposure? The Government has been so flawless as to be beyond any reproach? No constituents have brought any issues to t...

Over the front - the Great War in the air - a review

By 3 December 2008 39

[First filed: December 02, 2008 @ 13:19] The War Memorial's latest blockbuster Over the front is now open to the public and I went along this morning to see what magic Peter Jackson had wrought with the audio-visual presentation. The exhibition and curation of artifacts is decidedly light ...

Seasonal Beats - Christmas Eve 2008 - Featuring Casual Projects, D'Opus &

By 3 December 2008 6

Transit Bar presents... SEASONAL BEATS - XMAS EVE 2008 featuring: CASUAL PROJECTS (2 sets) D'OPUS + ROSHAMBO DJ ALISTAIR Free Entry - kicks off 7pm! ...with special presents from Santa, for those who have been good little chickens this year ...

Airport future.

By 3 December 2008 30

Yesterday the Department of Infrastructure (what used to be Transport) released an aviation green paper. The exec summary is the best bit to read if you're short on time but in particular section 8, which I've reproduced below. They plan to stop Canberra Airport developing land willy nilly wit...

DPP banjoed.

By 3 December 2008 5

The Canberra Times brings word on the neglect of the Director of Public Prosecutions, a crucial leg of the justice system. "Mr Drumgold said a trial lawyer in the ACT was paid less than half the salary of those doing the same job in NSW or Victoria. ''A Crown Prosecutor here standing with the ...

Please lobby ACTION and ACT Govt to provide bus route and schedule data to Go

By 3 December 2008 30

[First filed: December 02, 2008 @ 08:42] I'm sure that some of you have used Google Maps. The latest versions, including the one for the iPhone can plan a route for you using public transport, as well as the "traditional" car and pedestrian route planning. In Australia right now you can only do i...

Canberra on Wikipedia?

By 3 December 2008 28

Although I do not hold an opinion that Wikipedia is the be-all and end-all, tonight I did a search on Canberra on their site. After reading the Canberra story, I was wondering has anything happend here in the last 6 years or so? The last entry from Wikki on Canberra's history is the bushfires in...

ACT Light Rail Meeting - Thursday 4 December

By 3 December 2008 12

The final 2008 public meeting of ACT Light Rail will be held Thursday 4th December 2008 at 6.30PM. This meeting will be held at the Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen. An update on a very productive meeting ACT Light Rail held with the Greens will be provided. Following other...

Appointment with ACT speech therapy

By 3 December 2008 8

Hi all, I have been to an appointment with a speech therapy, and have been stoned walled. [ED - This is a followup to an earlier story] They refuse to diagnose Dylan and say he has a delay in expressive language, which doesnt help me much. They told me in the beginning to start signing to...

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