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Weekend cafe hot spot: Chatterbox Espresso Bar, Belconnen

By 1 August 2015
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Before we head out for breakfast on a Saturday morning, I check Facebook to see if anyone is talking about a new breakfast spot. Facebook is handy like that. Because we live in ...

A look around Canberra – Bruce

By 31 July 2015 3
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The suburb of Bruce is named after former prime minister Stanley Melbourne Bruce, who occupied the highest office in the land between 1923 and 1929. Though, judging by a recent...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 31 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Dunlop, Casey, Kambah, Karabar, Waramanga, Cook, Macquarie, Page and Isabella Plains. Happy Friday! Saturday 1 August Eales Place Kamb...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 30 July 2015 2
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This weekend's highlights include a documentary film festival, a winter festival at the National Portrait Gallery and free ice cream at the Canberra Centre. 1. Wildlife art ...

Women’s team sports in Canberra? (For a beginner)

By 1 August 2015
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Hi all, I was hoping to find a women's sports team to train with on weeknights or weekends. I haven't played any team sports in a while but am keen to try something new whi...

Roof ventilation advice in Canberra?

By 31 July 2015 5
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I am just hoping for some advice from other Canberrans who have some experience with installing any of the various types of roof ventilation in their home. Basically what did y...

Sydney’s Indian Dance Centre presents The Ramayana and Indian dance workshops

By 31 July 2015
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After a series of sold-out shows in Australia, New Zealand and in the United States, Sydney's Indian Dance Centre will be presenting its Ramayana dance drama production at the ...

Canberra ghost stories wanted!

By 31 July 2015 1
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Hi all, I'm looking at writing a new book regarding ghosts and hauntings in the Canberra/ ACT area. As such, I would appreciate any stories anyone has and are happy to tell (an...

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John and Marianne on 2XX - Talking the RiotACT episode 28

By 26 April 2009 3

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. To catch it live tune in at 5pm on Friday afternoons on 2XX, 98.3FM. (And yes, we are going back to a regular schedule for at least the ne...

Raiders go down to the Bulldogs 30-20

By 26 April 2009 5

The Herald Sun brings word that our brave lads in Green have fallen to defeat at the hands of the Bulldogs. Apparently a great match to watch though....

Little progress on firewood

By 26 April 2009 10

The Canberra Times has a piece about wood fired heating in Canberra. Apparently the subsidies to switch to gas are falling into disuse and sales of firewood are on the rise. On the bright side the very worst polluting heaters appear to have been the ones replaced. Time for another ad campa...

Is the food supply for Canberra Secure?

By 26 April 2009 10

Please Help Create a Sustainable Community by Completing Our Survey The Canberra Environment and Sustainability Resource Centre provides a focal point for the diverse and growing environmental movement in our region. Our key goal is to improve public awareness of and involvement with the spect...

recommendations for third party advice

By 26 April 2009 29

I've been quiet on this forum for the past week having been a stationary cyclist collected by a moving car last monday evening - my only foray onto the roads in a cyclepath trip home from near the gallery, so don't go there...   As a consequence I have a lot of blurred vision (apologies now for ...

Parton makes his move - Mike Jeffreys cops the bone

By 25 April 2009 67

If Mark Parton had the good sense to advertise on this website there's a fair chance he'd be in the Legislative Assembly right now surrounded by a staff of his mates. Instead, as predicted here last November, he's given the shove to Radio 2CC's Mike Jeffreys and taken over the wierdly titled "Bes...

Brumbies collapse miserably in Wellington

By 25 April 2009 4

A game Foxsports couldn't be bothered showing in full was perhaps a warning to Brumbies fans that it would be a nearly completely worthless use of their own time. The Foxsports coverage glosses over just how bad the 56-7 thrashing was with the only bright spot being the odd spot of Ben Alexander ...

Birdsong at dusk in Garema Place

By 25 April 2009 4

I'm not often in Garema Place around sundown. But I was last night and the twittering of the all the little birds in the trees as the rain fell gently was really very striking. So here's a little bit I captured of it just for you....

Childish storm in the Facebook teacup?

By 25 April 2009 36

[First filed: April 24, 2009 @ 08:34] Younger members of the Liberal Party have a near limitless ability to revolt the general public. (Although it should be noted that young members of the ALP can be equally grotty but the party generally keeps them out of the public eye more effectively. In ...

Remembering Major General Sir William Throsby Bridges KCB CMG

By 25 April 2009 8

There's a myth that the Anzacs were salt of the earth middle Australians lead to disaster at Gallipoli by effete English officers who sat in boats offshore quaffing champagne. It fits later ideas we've decided to have about ourselves but there are two major problems with it. The first, and...

Police Wrap - 25 April

By 25 April 2009 31

1. Deakin Pharmacy Heist: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Deakin Pharmacy in Duff Street this afternoon. Just after 3.00pm a male entered the pharmacy and produced a knife, fleeing the store shortly after with a sum of cash. The offender got into a waiting ...

No electricity in Charnwood! iPhone can't post any body text!

By 25 April 2009 21

[ED - Not sure what this is about but figured we'd share the desperation of the headline]...

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