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Anyone know what happened to Scope?

By 30 September 2014 1

Hi Rioters. Went for a drive up Mount Stromlo over the weekend, thinking I would stop and have a coffee at Scope -- but it appears to be closed. Anyone know what happened there? ...

National Museum of Australia (1/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 9)

By 30 September 2014

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...

Witnesses sought to suspicious fires

By 30 September 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to six separate fires which occurred last night and early this morning (Tuesday, September 30). Overnight, police were notified of a number of ...

Local Sports Wrap – 27th and 28th September

By 30 September 2014

FUTSAL: Futsal Premier League The men’s Futsal Premier League season began Friday week ago, and Monaro Panthers Green and Untouchables began their respective campaigns wit...

Flip Out these school holidays

By 30 September 2014 2
Flip Out Hume

As school holidays kick off this week, there’s plenty for parents and children to love about Hume indoor trampoline arena Flip Out. With giant trampolines, foam pits and n...

What’s the background video on ABC news?

By 29 September 2014 3

It looks like it's been taken from an impossible vantage point.  Like a crane or a drone....

Drink driver caught after collision with fence

By 29 September 2014

ACT Policing has charged a 28-year-old Charnwood man with drink driving and reckless driving offences after a collision in Macgregor on Saturday morning (September 27). About 4.50am, Belconnen Patrol members attended a residence in Marcus Faunce Street, Macgregor, following a report of a male tre...

Drop Bears Sighted on Mt Ainslie

By 29 September 2014

Hi All Just letting you know my short story set in Canberra about tourists discovering drop bears on Mt Ainslie is about to be taken off my site due to space constraints: The premise of my site is that social media users request ...

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Canberra's Cummins Racing in the Dutton Rally this weekend for Heart Kids

By 19 November 2008 8

The Dutton Rally is holding its NSW leg this weekend. The action is largely taking place in the Canberra region: The event comprises over 30 individual driving exercises and will be based in Goulburn, NSW. Wakefield Park, Fairbairn Park and Sutton Road venues have been confirmed for both Frid...

Courtroom fracas as Gordon McKillop-Lee Ralph goes down

By 19 November 2008 12

The Canberra Times has an unusually exciting court room tale. Gordon McKillop-Lee Ralph was in some trouble with a history of assaults and intentional wounding in NSW and the ACT. That he was found guilty of breaking into Paul Vincent Hauser's home on 4 February and trying to brain Hausers with a...

Newcastle's best music @ The Phoenix - 22/11/08

By 19 November 2008

The first time The Ellis Collective ventured Newcastle way, we returned armed with the good music of Mojo Juju & The Snake Oil Merchants. Most recently, we returned with more amazing music. This Saturday evening at the Phoenix for absolutely nix, it is our amazing pleasure to be playin...

Music teachers/tutors

By 19 November 2008 11

Evening all.  I'm searching around (and it seems in vain) for a qualified AMEB teacher or tutor here in Canberra.  I've Googled the holy crap out of the topic and it seems only eBay is selling "...affordable music teachers near you!". Specifically, I'm looking for someone who can take me thro...

Disputing a speeding fine

By 18 November 2008 78

Has anyone recently had the good fortune to dispute a speeding fine and be successful? My wife recently recieved a speeding fine (from the fixed camera) on the Monaro Hwy while in the right merging lane about to enter Isabella Drive. We requested the pic and if you squint you can just make out ou...

Join ACTION, see the world!

By 18 November 2008 25

Are you aged 20 or over? Have a hankering to travel to such exotic locales as DFO Canberra? Would you like to join the Secret Cabal that apparently sabotages worthy attempts to build a Light Rail? Yes, you too could be an ACTION bus driver! Applications opened at on the 13th of No...

LUX MUNDI - Sacred Choral Music of Today

By 18 November 2008 1

Great Hall, University House, ANU Saturday 29th November 7.30pm, Sunday 30th November 3.00pm   Wayfarers Australia, directed by Judith Clingan AM, will be presenting the Australian premiere of New Zealand composer David Hamilton’s A CHILD COMES FORTH, together with Benjamin Britten’s A C...

Tree Surgery...And Parity Between Canberra Tradies

By 18 November 2008 37

As a new home owner, I'm going through the quite expected challenging experience of having to maintain my property, and all the in's and out's that come with it. After only being there for around 3 months, various pieces of work have been completed from plumbing, electrics, roof mainentance...and...

Are we getting our fair share of local government largesse?

By 18 November 2008 15

So, according to the Canberra Times, local governments are getting some money to spend on themselves. Great; so where's ours? Yet again, those of us who live in the territories are being ignored (actually I don't know whether the NT has local councils or not) by these state-based ministers. Not only...

Police Wrap - 18 November

By 18 November 2008 7

1. The compliance targeting team have been busy finding suspended drivers too long used to an absence of traffic policing: ACT Policing has warned suspended drivers of the consequences of their actions when driving unlicensed on ACT roads. Since ACT Policing’s Compliance Targeting Team (CTT...

DFO gets its own bus service

By 18 November 2008 15

Chief Minister Stanhope has announced that the favoured DFO retailing ghetto is going to get a special bus service to make sure all Canberrans can partake of the low, low prices. A weekend bus service to the new DFO shopping complex at Fyshwick will be in operation by early December, and a w...

Hangin' out for more Trivia

By 18 November 2008 23

Hey Guys. I was hoping somebody might be able to help my partner and I find some more trivia nights in Canberra? We already go to the fabulous Trivia in the Trams at the Dickson Tradies on Monday nights and would like to find a few more regular nights to attend. Go easy on me, I'm a newbie...

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