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Man extradited to NSW over alleged murder of partner

By 28 April 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

The man accused of bashing to death his former partner at Bundeena in Sydney’s south on the weekend has been extradited from Canberra to NSW. Stephen James Boyd, 51, appe...

Isabella Plains man pleads guilty to bashing dogs

By 28 April 2016
dog cruelty

An Isabella Plains man has received a suspended one-month prison sentence and been banned from owning animals for 10 years after pleading guilty to abusing and failing to prov...

Milan Urlich, 28, charged with Carville murder

By 28 April 2016
Milan Urlich

Milan Urlich, 28, of Kaleen has been remanded in custody this morning after being charged with the murder of Evatt man Andrew Carville in November and the disposal of the 52-ye...

Top six things to do in Canberra this weekend (29 April-1 May)

By 28 April 2016
Mt Stromlo Observatory

In his poem The Man From Snowy River, Banjo Paterson wrote of a place where "the white stars fairly blaze at midnight in the cold and frosty sky". On Friday, Mount Stromlo Observat...

First Look: Molto Italian

By 28 April 2016
Bartender at Molto

“When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore,” crooned Dean Martin.  And there is something about dining in a decent Italian restaurant that captures you...

UC sub-acute hospital to deliver super service

By 28 April 2016 2
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About twelve months ago, my daughter developed swelling and redness in one of her eyes. We were lucky enough to get an appointment with our local GP the same day, but were shoc...

Kaleen man, 28, to face murder charge in Carville case

By 27 April 2016
Andrew Carville

A 28-year-old Kaleen man will face court tomorrow morning charged with the murder of 52-year-old Evatt man Andrew Carville last November. The man was arrested this afterno...

Grass fires extinguished in Acton

By 27 April 2016
grass fire generic

Fire services extinguished grass fires in Acton on Wednesday. Twelve units from ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service worked with ACT Parks to control the fir...

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“Frame Works”: dance installation at National Portrait Gallery. 3 days on

By 27 August 2009 3

  Frame Works is a unique series of new dance works by young artists "exploring portraiture, identity and framing across the Visual Arts and Dance worlds. "Under the combined title of Frame Works, these pieces will be presented in a range of evocative sites within the Gallery. Some of the wor...

Cycling to Bungendore

By 27 August 2009 8

Hi, I'm organising a trip with friends to cycle to Bungendore and have heard rumours about a service track which is a dirt track that runs alongside the railway lines.  Does anyone know anything about this, where one can get on and off it, what condition it is in?  many thanks, VB [ED - ...

Canberra to be Scuttled by Victorians

By 27 August 2009 14

On September 12 2009 Canberra is going under. The now decommissioned HMAS Canberra that is. The Brisbane Times informs us (nothing from our local rage that I could find) that the second RAN ship to go by the name Canberra is to be scuttled off Victorian waters to become a divers paradise.The Vict...

Philo's West Side Story Playing at the Erindale Theatre

By 27 August 2009 5

The brain dead oxygen thieves who constantly bemoan the decline of manners and the failings of today's youth should take note of the following years from our current contemporary culture. The first is 1597, when Romeo and Juliet was first published. Fatal gang warfare punctuated by a double s...

Another Year in the Australian Snow - 2009

By 27 August 2009 13

Got upto to the ski fields on the weekend and while it rained on Friday arfternoon, that eventually turned to snow, bringing 10 cm of fresh cover for Saturday morning. However, discovered on arrival in Jindy that there had been a sewage leak into the local water supply and so everyone was buyin...

Amature Radio club needs a new home.

By 27 August 2009 12

The Canberra Region Amature Radio Club has after 10 years been put into a position of having to move from it's current premises. The club is non profit and promotes the use of amature radio for communication and learning. The club is after a premises where we can meet and have a full time radio ...

Barr Knows Best?

By 26 August 2009 32

Who knows how to ensure that a major project is developed in accordance with 467 seperate Sections of ACT Law better than a man who has worked in the private sector as an account manager, media analyst and salesperson, and also former parliamentary adviser and Chief of Staff to a Labor Minister? ...

Keep a rail corridor into Civic

By 26 August 2009 50

Stanhope on 666 this morning accused citizens texting in to express concern about the proposal to develop the Kingston Rail Site, and move the train station further out, of "being misinformed". Without detail on the table, it's hard to be informed, isn't it? What a retrograde step - moving any oppo...

Antonia Kidman the 'face of Floriade'

By 26 August 2009 36

That famous sister has been named as the 'face of Floriade'. She will be in Canberra to officially open Floriade on September 11. According to the CT, she is a good choice because she loves gardening and is a yoga devotee, fitting in with this year's theme of 'Mind, Body and Soul'. However wouldn...

Data Recovery services in Canberra

By 26 August 2009 20

I couldn't find via search that this has been asked before, so can anyone give me any advice on a good local service for data recovery services? I'm looking to get information off a formatted hard drive that was running Windows XP and has all the photos of my baby's first 8 weeks of life! There is o...

Are Canberrans a bunch of NIMBYs?

By 26 August 2009 50

There have been a couple of issues floating around recently which has made me realise just how anti-development Canberrans tend to be. First, there’s the immigration bridge which seems to be condemned as an ‘eyesore’, despite no firm design having been put forward; then there’s the new ASIO ...

The Edition

By 26 August 2009 11

'The Edition' on display at Megalo Gallery White books in a white room. Lots of them. This art exhibition at Megalo in Watson is at first quite mystifying. For his solo exhibition artist Nick Stranks has gone to a lot of trouble to cast a matched set of books in aluminium, bronze and plaster...

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