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A sci-fi filmed in Canberra? This local filmmaker says it’s possible

By 29 January 2015 1
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Cloning is a bad idea and Australian animals will kill you. …At least, this is what Canberra filmmaker Christian Doran would have you believe. And he’s just been awarded...

Braddon’s transformation continues

By 29 January 2015 2

Preparations started earlier this month on more apartments in Braddon’s increasingly popular Lonsdale Street. Braddon is constantly changing and steadily erasing its indus...

Tips for riding from Belconnen to Tuggeranong?

By 29 January 2015 4

Hi all Due to machinery of government changes I'm now facing a potential work move from the City to Tuggeranong.  As I live in Belconnen and we are a one car family I'm n...

Budget New Year’s Eve venue

By 29 January 2015 1

Hi guys, I am really keen to have a New Year's Eve wedding and wondering if anyone knows of any budget venues that would potentially allow us to stay until 1am. Most venues ...

Canberra begins the countdown to Enlighten

By 29 January 2015 1

In less than one month Canberra will flip the switch on Enlighten 2015, dazzling visitors with an exciting program of world-class lighting, music and entertainment. From the t...

Serious cyclist crash in Deakin

By 29 January 2015

ACT Policing responded to a serious collision in Deakin involving one cyclist this morning (29 January). About 7.45am, police received a report that a male cyclist had fallen of...

Canberras taxi industry to be reviewed

By 28 January 2015 4

In response to the use of new technologies by taxi operators, the ACT Government has today announced an innovation review of the Canberra’s taxi industry. Minister Shane Rattenbury said the review will help to inform the way forward for Canberra’s transport network. “Canberrans want to b...

Groovin the Moo 2015 line up announced

By 28 January 2015
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Australia's only regional music festival, Groovin the Moo, is heading back to Canberra in May this year. Organisers have today announced that the festival will feature Peaches,...

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Canberra Goss titsup already?

By 15 January 2009 30

It was just in late November that Canberra Goss finally launched to an underwhelming response. Now they've already suspended operations before having another go at a launch. This message is currently on their website: What happened? Canberra Goss went out with a bang last year with a hu...

Bad Kids down south

By 15 January 2009 110

So police haven't seen fit to issue a media release, but local media is frothing at the mouth on this one so here goes. The ABC are carrying some police warnings that 18 attacks in Tuggeranong and Woden since early December could be related and the work of a coterie of sadistic thugs who've taken...

Corinbank stuff - Second round lineup announcement

By 15 January 2009 11

[First filed: January 14, 2009 @ 11:23] Last night our winning premium subscriber, Madman, got his double pass to the Corinbank festival. As a bonus James from Corinbank threw in a branded t-shirt, hat, and keyring bottle opener which was extremely kind of him. To be in the running for si...

Come on Telstra, Dont be a mean!

By 14 January 2009 39

Today i recieved a call from a friend of mine who is an invalid.  He is stuck at home and cannot leave the house due to a medical condition and he had a pre-paid mobile that we could call him on to see if he he is alright.  When i recieved the call it was from a number that i did not recognise, it...

Skid pan and pirate metal

By 14 January 2009 14

In a fine example of NuSpeak a day at the skid pan is termed "anti skid training". Regardless, jumpninja001 has kindly shared with the world his friend's day of slipping and sliding with a lovely soundtrack by the Scottish "pirate metal" outfit "Alestorm". I believe the song can be found on t...

So who wants to be in a vampire movie?

By 14 January 2009 20

Some of Canberra's children of the night are trying to make a vampire movie right here in Canberra. Right now they're looking for outfits, contacts, blood and volunteers. It has a name, "Dark Valley" (Tuggers reference?), a main vampire called Alice, and a main evil guy vampire called Gene as wel...

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 101 - Nigel McLaughlan/Katyusha/Bizerka

By 14 January 2009 1

Canberra’s longest running, and least reliable, podcast is back to grace your speakers. This week we take that unreliability to a new level presenting our Christmas special on 14 January. The expatriate madness of Nigel McLaughlan/Katyusha/Bizerka pods on down for podcast number 101. Track l...

Better places to build Canberra?

By 14 January 2009 84

The Australian has a bit on the latest round of Canberra bashing in the ranks of the Liberal party. While it seems the Liberals would prefer there be no national capital at all they do discuss other places a capital might have been put. Assuming that Canberra would be much the same city wherev...

Macquarie Street comes to Queanbeyan

By 14 January 2009 6

The ABC brings word that the NSW Cabinet is coming to Queanbeyan to pretend to listen to the concerns of the people. Premier Nathan Rees is optimisically hoping to still be running the show next month and folk from all across the region are invited to come sit in a big room and be ignored by the ...

Music video - Zwish - Lego Wars 1 "Battle At The Uranus Strip Club"

By 14 January 2009 9

[First filed: January 13, 2009 @ 08:28] Zwish are one of the more memorable local bands I've ever interviewed, they're extremely funny people. Bryn from the band has been in touch to let me know they've released their latest video onto YouTube. It's part of their ongoing series of video...

One HD coming to a TV near you!

By 14 January 2009 43

According to Media Spy, Southern Cross HD have pulled their fingers out and are going to broadcast Channel 10's new One HD 24 hour sports channel due for launch in April. This is great news for everyone who has bought HD TV's and Set Top Boxes only to discover that the Southern Cross HD channel ...

So tell us about you - How often do you eat out?

By 14 January 2009 30

As so many of you enjoy ticking the boxes on our demographic surveys here's another one for you. How many meals a week do you eat in a restaurant/cafe? [poll=73]...

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