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Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 27 April 2015

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Playground review – Kambah Adventure Park

By 26 April 2015

I have a tendency to forget what a good playground the Adventure Park is in Kambah. Whenever I go there, the kids have a great time and spend so much energy running around the ...

In photos: Anzac Day Dawn Service 2015

By 25 April 2015 2
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For the 120,000 people in attendance at this morning's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, Anzac Day began at around 3am (perhaps even earlier for those keen to get a good...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Silver Fox Bar and Grill, Curtin

By 25 April 2015 1

Silver Fox Bar and Grill is one of those restaurants that constantly pops up on my Facebook news feed and the posts look so delicious. Believe it or not, I actually have a list...

10 places in Canberra to get breakfast after the Dawn Service

By 24 April 2015

For those commemorating Anzac Day by attending Saturday's Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, here's a quick guide to Canberra cafes open for breakfast following the ...

A look around Canberra – the highs and lows of Kambah

By 24 April 2015 11
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I should declare up front that I’m a Kambah girl. I haven’t lived there for two decades, but I grew up there. I even went to Kambah High back in the day. I know, maybe ...

Man extradited from Batemans Bay following murder

By 24 April 2015

A 27-year-old Bruce man has been extradited from New South Wales after members from ACT Policing travelled to Batemans Bay this morning (Friday, April 24). A warrant was swo...

Australia’s Young Performer of the Year comes to Canberra

By 24 April 2015

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to Llewellyn Hall on May 6 & 7, to join forces with acclaimed young Australian pianist Hoang Pham, to perform Tchaikovsky’s first ...

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Police Wrap - 10 March

By 10 March 2009

1. Lyneham sex offender sought: ACT Policing is investigating the sexual assault of a 47-year-old woman in Lyneham in the early hours of Saturday (March 7). The offender tackled the woman to the ground, breaking her arm in the process, before sexually assaulting her. The offender is describ...

Does Anybody Care? (About spelling)

By 10 March 2009 83

Does anybody care if a sign is spelt incorrectly? The agents for the units have responded to this, saying the sign will not be changed. [ED - this sort of attention to detail really inspires confidence in the builders eh?]...

Anzac Parade changes direction again

By 10 March 2009 11

The National Capital Authority is trumpeting the home stretch in their massively disruptive complete re-surfacing of Anzac Parade. Southbound lanes of Anzac Parade will reopen by midday tomorrow as the final phase of current roadwork begins. Work will continue along the verge and the median is...

John and Marianne on 2XX - Talking the RiotACT episode 25

By 10 March 2009

For those who missed it live, the latest downloadable version of 2XX’s RiotACT segment featuring your’s truly and Marianne Mettes is now available. It's our return to air after a Corinbank shaped hiatus and is a bit delayed going online due to a change in our recording procedure. To catch ...

ACTPLA greenlights new power station site

By 10 March 2009 5

The ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) have announced that the new power station (and data centre) location in Hume has passed the first hurdle with conditional approval. “Conditions are attached to the approval such as the requirement for approvals from government entities including the ...

The Community Protection Medal winners are...

By 10 March 2009 23

Simon Corbell has announced five winners of the ACT Community Protection Medal. The medal was established in 2002, and rewards members for sustained distinguished or outstanding service to the community in ACT Policing, ACT Fire Brigade, ACT Rural Fire Service, ACT Ambulance Service or the ACT St...

German night classes for travellers

By 10 March 2009 19

Hi all, Does anyone know where in Canberra I could learn german (thinking Night Classses here once a week type thing)? It would be mainly for travelling as I plan to go there early next year. I have heard ANU may teach adults but is there anywhere else. The sort of thing I am looking for is so...

Putting faces to the stimulus package – new exhibition opening today

By 10 March 2009 4

A new photographic exhibition opening at Parliament House today will reveal the faces of those at the forefront of delivering the social housing component of the Rudd government’s stimulus package.  Facing up to the challenge: Images of social housing people is a collection of 46 portraits pre...

Gallagher declares year of blood... donors

By 10 March 2009 33

No it's not the start of a leadership push. Rather Katy Gallagher has named 2009 "the ACT Year of the Blood Donor", The launch was held at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) Blood Donor Travelling Exhibition. The Exhibition, which will be in Canberra until 12 March 2009, encourages...

Mont Sale

By 10 March 2009 9

Knowing that there is alot of riders here I thought this was a good place to start. Each year I go to the Mont sale at Fyshwick. It is usually around this time of year have I missed it or is it coming up?...

Moore sticks with undecided Brumbies

By 10 March 2009 3

The Brumbies have announced that their star hooker Stephen Moore has decided that he likes it so much here, after just three matches, that he's going to stay put to 2011. In other news the much anticipated team announcement has been delayed another day. There's a lot of speculation that the ce...

Charity Auction - Bushfire assistance

By 10 March 2009

A Charity Auction for the Victorian Bush Fire Appeal will be held at the Canberra Irish Club on Thursday the 12th March. Many great Items including commonwealth & olympic sporting Memorabilia, a Gold Coast Holiday, Vouchers, Police boat ride around the lake to mention just a few. Guest spe...

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