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Real estate’s best and brightest play the long game

By 21 August 2014
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As homeowners demand increasingly high levels of service from their real estate agents, the best in the industry are playing the long game and focusing on building client relat...

Winners of the Canberra Women in Business Awards

By 21 August 2014
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The winners of the 2014 Canberra Women in Business Awards were announced last night at a gala dinner hosted by Canberra Women in Business (CWB) at the Hotel Realm. The event b...

Studio Underground – A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 August 2014 1
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Come and join us in the Underground... The Canberra Youth Theatre Teen and Senior Ensembles have been bringing their considerable talents to bear for STUDIO UNDERGROUND – ...

Late fees for parking fines not justfied

By 21 August 2014 10
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It is interesting that we are attacking the banks and now the telcos over late payment fees when our own local government can be included. I deservedly incurred a parking fi...

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

By 21 August 2014
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A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar 'Little Red Riding Hood'. A funny ...

ACT Debating Union New Competitions for students

By 20 August 2014
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The ACT Debating Union (ACTDU) is the largest organiser of schools debating in the ACT. A volunteer run organisation that aims to promote debating, public speaking and analytic...

Recycling plastic bags

By 20 August 2014 10
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Hi RActors. I used to be able to recycle plastic bags at Coles & Woolies, but they no longer have collection bins at the stores I frequent. Planet ARK website tells m...

Man arrested on sexual assault offences

By 20 August 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 19-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday, August 19) after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women in Campbell on two separate occasions. Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in June last year after a night out in Civic. The second incident is a...

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A bit beyond your average mental health day

By 9 October 2008 15

This guy has really raised the bar in the sickies department - and he's a local member of the APS! A Commonwealth public servant's habit of forging doctors' certificates to take days off work was only discovered by his bosses after he went too far and faked having lung cancer. The ACT Magistr...

Canberra International Film Festival

By 8 October 2008 1

The programme for the Canberra International Film festival is now online (http://www.canberrafilmfestival.com.au/) and available at Dendy Cinemas.  As much as I look forward to this event each year, I have a couple of gripes: 1. As it was last year, it seems the Opening Night is only going to b...

Could this be a real solution to stop drink driving?

By 8 October 2008 54

For anyone who listens to Hack on Triple J, they have just had a story about drink driving. One of the listeners has called in and suggested that they provide free transport not only from the venues, but to the venues as well. Considering for the most part Canberra has one central area for night ...

Bunda Street upgrade

By 8 October 2008 16

John Hargreaves has announced that he's re-modeling the recently re-modeled Bunda Street. $4 million worth and not a promise but tenders awarded. "Investment into the upgrade of Bunda Street will total $4 million which will include the replacement of paving, sustainable water harvesting for st...

RiotACT Sim Challenge Round 11 - Owen Saddler, Community Alliance for Molongl

By 8 October 2008 18

[First filed: October 07, 2008 @ 08:58] The RiotACT Sim Challenge is rumbling into its eleventh installment this Thursday, 7pm at All Bar Nun in O'Connor. Joining the honour roll of candidates with the courage and intelligence to face the challenge will be the Community Alliance's Owen Sad...

New gay bar for Woden

By 8 October 2008 87

A reader has brought to my attention an announcement in SX News: "The Hush Lounge is the exciting new addition to Canberra’s gay scene, joining Cube and Tilley’s to become the centre of gay and lesbian social life in Australia’s capital city. The Hush Lounge caters to older gays and les...

"Pig Out" - youth dance performance choreographed by Marko Panzic and Zoe Ven

By 8 October 2008

Presented by QL2 Centre for Youth DanceA new 45 minute dance work by and for young people, about food, eating and not eating. MARKO PANZIC (SYTYCD) & ZOE VENTOURA (Kick, Packed to the Rafters) have created this short work in collaboration with the dancers -- aged 9-18. 5pm & 7pm Sa...

Trouble at Olims

By 8 October 2008 3

Hi all - walking to work this morning I noticed a police crime scene at Olims.  Does anyone know what happened? UPDATED: We now have an answer...

Candidate Questionaires for 8 October

By 8 October 2008 14

Here are the responses in today to your questions in the RiotACT Election08 candidate questionaire: -- Andrew Barr, Labor for Molonglo...

ACT Election Candidates - How Low Will They Stoop?

By 8 October 2008 80

All's not fair in politics. Driving home today along Athllon Drive I see four campaign signs from Joy Burch (Labor candidate for Brindabella) strewn along the roadside.  That made me pretty angry.  This senseless vandalism is getting ridiculous.  I heard that one candidate last week had...

High tech Quangers gets a new solar panel factory

By 8 October 2008 5

The ABC has a story on the new Dyesol plant opening in Queanbeyan servicing the solar power industry: "We're the only people in the world who do absolutely everything and we supply the technology, the materials and the equipment to people, large companies, small institutions and academia who ...

Domestic Cleaning - positive experiences?

By 8 October 2008 7

We run a home-based business and the domestic chores have become too much! We are exploring bringing in a domestic cleaner once a fortnight to give the house a once over so that we feel less guilty and can spend more of our down time as, well ... down time. Any recommendations?...

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