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Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014

“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014

Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 2

ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 16

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

Fitzs Challenge Heroes – Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014

With Fitz’s Challenge just a few short days away the excitement of the riders testing their capabilities and pushing themselves to their limits is building. But it is wor...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

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...

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Trigeneration at the airport

By 4 December 2008 2

The Federale Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson, has pushed out a media release congratulating Canberra Airport Group for a ground breaking environmental initiative at the Majura Office Park. Minister Ferguson said: "This trigeneration plant sets new standards for buildings and in...

Human Rights Prison??

By 4 December 2008 27

With the imminent opening of Australia's first prison based on human rights philosophy, it makes me wonder how they can implement a blanket rule that prisoner's cannot smoke! Doesn't this breach their human rights by taking away their choice to smoke or not. Cigarettes in prison have also b...

Summernats feeling the pressure of Global Economic Crisis?

By 4 December 2008 98

The ABC have a story that the Summernats are feeling the pressure of a slowing economy.  The part of the story the caught my specific interest was at the end, "I don't want to end up in a situation where I'm really, really squeezed and I have to consider either, worse scenario, moving the event ...

Good Luck Haddles!

By 3 December 2008 7

RiotACT Troublemaker Hadley is off to the 2008 Australian Poetry Slam as one of 18 finalists from across the entirety of the country fronting up at the Sydney Opera House tomorrow. As he's no stranger to performing next to cellists in bunny suits we wish Hadley the best of luck and hope that ...

Police Wrap - 3 December

By 3 December 2008

1. Police would like some help with a fire in Holt: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious fire in an apartment block in Holt which occurred yesterday (December 2). Around 5.45pm police were called to the Parkview Apartments on Hardwick Crescent following reports of a fire. When po...

Krazy Kanberra Kartwheels - WARNING NSFW

By 3 December 2008 12

Over on YouTube lukecarberry has posted the above video with the following note: "Danny does an awesome set of cartwheels" It's tagged as Canberra and while not safe for those at work, or of a sensitive disposition, it's definitely one for the ladies who've been demanding some beefcake squ...

New Legislative Assembly - Who will be the first to rat

By 3 December 2008 12

Any thoughts on which of our new overlords will follow in the footsteps of  Trevor Kaine, Helen Cross and Richard Mulchay by ratting on their party and declaring themselves independents? Past form would have to suggest it will be one of the Liberals but my money is one of the Greens - probably ...

Man sets himself on fire

By 3 December 2008 61

The Herald Sun is reporting that a man has self immolated like a Buddhist monk outside Parliament House. He is believed to be part of a group seeking permanent residency....

Images of Canberra - Fairlight Road

By 3 December 2008 49

Pommy Bastard has continued his landscape series with this one he's sent in with the following note: "Hi mate, took this shot along "Fairlight road" at the end of Sunday's showers." To forestall the outcry; clicking on the image will give you a larger version. Got an image of Canberra y...


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...

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