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More honesty needed for Canberra’s master plans

By 8 July 2015 1

A study of the ACT’s master planning processes reveals thorough research and consultations to produce a range of comprehensive documents on options for many of Canberra’s e...

Local leaders – Vivek Bhattacharjee (Legacy Apparel)

By 8 July 2015
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Vivek Bhattacharjee is the 21-year-old owner of gym apparel brand Legacy Apparel - and he has big plans for transforming the business into a global brand. Vivek (pictured ab...

Cheap eats – Santa Lucia (Kingston)

By 8 July 2015 1

After my not-so-great cheap eats experience at Jamie's Italian a few weeks ago, I was keen to get that big bowl of pasta I so badly wanted but for a reasonable price as well. ...

Man to face court for ‘BB gun incident

By 8 July 2015

ACT Policing will summons a 25-year-old man to face the ACT Magistrates Court after an incident involving a ‘BB’ gun yesterday afternoon (7 July). About 1.20pm, police r...

Landscaper recommendation in Canberra

By 8 July 2015

I'm in need of a landscaper in the Gungahlin area that is good, affordable and reliable. Anyone you would recommend? Thanks in advance....

Does Canberra have too many coffee shops?

By 7 July 2015 25

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 17

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...

Where can I find good coffee in Belconnen?

By 7 July 2015 11

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...

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The Smoke is from far away

By 27 March 2009 14

The ESA has just posted the following note: Smoke across the A.C.T Winds this morning are responsible for blowing smoke across some areas of the A.C.T from a fire in the Tallaganda State Forest near Rossi in NSW. There are currently no fires in the A.C.T. So don't panic....

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 107 - Coolio Desgracias

By 27 March 2009

Canberra’s longest running and least reliable podcast has turned itself around in record time so we can promote the star of this week's 'cast and his upcoming show. This week in podcast number 107 we have the cool beats and rhymes of Coolio Desgracias. Track list: We Large. 7:36 Don...

Human Achievement Hour – Saturday 7.30pm

By 27 March 2009 46

This Saturday at 7.30pm, a movement of people, including Canberrans such as Ralph, will be celebrating the inaugural Human Achievement Hour. Human Achievement Hour seeks to honour the success of modern civilisation. You can celebrate Human Achievement Hour by enjoying some of the many innovati...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 27 March

By 26 March 2009 23

[First filed: March 26, 2009 @ 08:28] So, for those who remain alive, Friday is coming up. What's worth seeing or doing around town this weekend? Just leave your suggestions in the comments....

Getting tough on abandoned vehicles

By 26 March 2009 25

Jon Stanhope has proudly announced the introduction of his Roads and Public Places Amendment Bill 2009 into the Assembly. "This Bill will allow a City Ranger, after assessing and finding that a vehicle is likely to be abandoned, to affix a warning notice similar to a ‘defective vehicle notice' ...

Got bamboo?

By 26 March 2009 3

The in2CHANGE project (a celebration of the life and death of Belconnen Interchange with a spectacular finale planned in the structure) needs your help: Some lovely artists who work in bamboo are contributing to the in2CHANGE project which will be going ahead in the Belconnen bus interchange...

The dummy motion trap

By 26 March 2009 1

The ABC reports that Andrew Barr has tried to scuttle his school planning over-ride just to force the Greens and Liberals to support it. The motion has been voted down unanimously Well that's one way to get certainty... UPDATE: Andrew's victory celebrations are online....

Andrew Barr to light the Fuse

By 26 March 2009 11

Canberra's new GLBTQ publication (that's Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Queer to the unitiated) is having a big launch at Hush on Friday week, with after party at Cube to cover their bases, and Andrew Barr is going to launch it. From the launch announcement: The evening will start at...

AFL on TV in Canberra - a sign of things to come this year?

By 26 March 2009 30

It's the start of the footy season and I am excited, so I just checked out to see what time the first game of the season would be on tonight.  Keep in mind it is a sell-out at the MCG (90k plus people). Result?  11.15pm on Ten. Hmmm, well it is a Thursday, maybe they thought...

ANU Liberal Club up to old games

By 26 March 2009 47

Insiders tell me the ANU Liberal Club is up to its old tricks and its going to get nasty. Who would have thought it from a bunch of future lawyers. Bending their constitution to suit themselves. Holding meetings without timely notice. etc etc (Ho Hum) They apparantly are no longer associated ...

Remember when it used to rain?

By 26 March 2009 83

Apologies all - the water use thread has sparked some thoughts. I have many fond memories of growing up in Canberra. One of my favourites was walking in the rain when I was delivering junk mail. I used to get sopping wet walking around O'Connor and Lyneham - but I was a kid and didn't really care...

One HD delayed....

By 26 March 2009 47

Southern Cross Ten have advised that they will attempt to transmit the new One HD sports channel mid-year. I think this is a huge joke that Canberra (the nations capital) is being classified as regional and thus we have to put up with Southern Cross Broadcasting and missing out on the new ONE spor...

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