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Does Canberra have too many coffee shops?

By 7 July 2015 15

There's no doubt Canberrans love their coffee. A new cafe pops up every five minutes, and research published by Roy Morgan earlier this year found that 68 per cent of us had vi...

Best of Canberra – Fresh produce

By 7 July 2015 13

My dad grew up on an orange farm and has instilled in me a love for only the freshest and in season fruit and vegetables. There is just something so satisfying about biting int...

5 unmissable views for those new to Canberra

By 7 July 2015 8

I don't know what it is about looking out over a city from its highest points, but it gets me going. This week I set out to find Canberra's top five unmissable views - and discove...

Make-A-Wish winter wonderland gala dinner

By 7 July 2015

The Make-A-Wish Australia Canberra Branch presents the Winter Wonderland Gala Dinner on Saturday 18 July. Please join us for a great evening so we can raise funds to grant wishe...

Vice City Players present the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship

By 7 July 2015
2015 ACT pinball championship update 1

Vice City Players warmly welcome all to the inaugural ACT Pinball Championship. It's gonna be cold outside but the competition inside will be hot! This bash will run over tw...

Where can I find good coffee in Belconnen?

By 7 July 2015 6

I've recently started working in Belconnen and I'm yet to find a really great coffee shop nearby. Any suggestions? I really liked Lava when I worked in Phillip, as well as T...

Does anyone know what happened to Cafe Bamboo in Braddon?

By 6 July 2015 3

My wife and I had a favourite Chinese restaurant, Cafe Bamboo, on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. It was forced to close as their building was demolished to make way for new apartm...

String of aggravated burglaries over weekend

By 6 July 2015

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to three aggravated burglaries in Wanniassa, Mitchell and Mawson early Sunday morning (5 July). About 5am, police received a report that tw...

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Queueing in Crace

By 3 April 2009 19

Last night there were people camping out at the entrance to the new suburb of Crace. I'm curious to know why. Are they releasing land today?...

Police Wrap - 3 April

By 3 April 2009 4

1. The ongoing disappointment of Acting Superintendent Daryl Neit: ACT Policing’s head of Traffic Operations, Acting Superintendent Daryl Neit, has expressed his disappointment and concern over some Canberra motorists failing to heed the warnings about drink-driving. His comments came after...

Shawn Mackay coming out of the coma

By 3 April 2009 11

The Brisbane Times has an AAP story on the recovery of Brumbies' forward Shawn Mackay who has been in a medically induced coma and has undergone spinal surgery since he collected an armoured car at 4am in Durban last Sunday morning. "The surgery on his spine went as well as possible and his spine...

Light Rail out in the cold at Belconnen

By 3 April 2009 36

The Canberra Times bears the outrage of Greens and light rail advocates that plans for the transport revamp of Belconnen have completely ignored a future light rail system. The Government has come under attack from light-rail supporters and the Greens for not factoring in the possibility of ligh...

Food van review: Gaby's in Barton

By 3 April 2009 21

Had lunch today from Gaby's food van in Barton. This is parked behind the new PM&C building and almost-open new AG's building, next to the oak plantation just off Kings Avenue. Apparently it has been here for 20 years; certainly the last decade I can warrant. But for some reason I've nev...

So you think you know about Gallipoli? The Second International Gallipoli Sym

By 3 April 2009 47

Here's a fun announcement out of ANU in the lead-up to Anzac Day. The Second International Gallipoli Symposium is taking place at ANU's Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies from 15 to 16 April 2009. “For many people, Gallipoli exists in a kind of time bubble that popped into being in 1915, a ch...

PANinc Samhain Masquerade Ball

By 3 April 2009 4

The annual Samhain Masquerade Ball is on! This year it will be held on Saturday May 9 at the Majura Community Hall, which is behind the pool in Dickson. The theme is Creatures of the Night, and as always, a mask is a must!   There will be music, spooky themed games, light food and d...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 3 April

By 3 April 2009 28

[First filed: April 02, 2009 @ 08:59] If it's Thursday it must be the hive-mind's time to shine. The weekend approacheth, what's to be seeing and doing around town? Just leave your thoughts in the comments....

ISP Netspeed cops a dishonourable mention by ACMA

By 3 April 2009 28

[First filed: March 28, 2009 @ 12:45] IT News is reporting that ACMA has given the local ISP Netspeed a formal warning to comply with the TIO scheme. ED - The ACMA Media release which explains more is worth reading, including this bit: ACMA has formed the view that Bytecard has contravene...

Police Wrap - 2 April

By 2 April 2009 10

1. Police disappointed in motorists, again: ACT Policing’s Traffic Operations have recorded some disturbing results over the last month with over 153 drivers caught for drink-driving offences. Acting Superintendent Daryl Neit in charge of Traffic Operations said: “Between the double fatal ...

Music Video - Waterford's Long Decay

By 2 April 2009 14

Waterford are one of my new favourites on the local music scene. A cross of Mountain Goats, Shins, and Elliot Smith with an extra dash of rock thrown in. Anyway glenroiheights has posted video on YouTube with which you can form your own opinion. He left the following note: Waterford offer ...

Who needs doctors anyway?

By 2 April 2009 21

Katy Gallagher has announced that her feedback report into nurse operated walk-in health centres has encouraged her to progress the idea. "I am very exited about the potential of the walk-in centres to provide additional health services for a discrete group of patients and to assist our GP and em...

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