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Document ‘drafted by the devil’? Hardly.

By 2 May 2016 3

I noticed recently how Jeremy Hanson, for the time being the Leader of the Opposition in the ACT likes to talk about the Government/Unions Memorandum of Understanding as though...

Marc Ulrich, 43, pleads not guilty to accessory to murder charges

By 2 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A man who shares the same surname as the man accused of murdering Andrew Carville last November has pleaded not guilty in court this morning to charges he was an accessory to t...

Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016 2
Pumpkin soup

With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016 7
Andrew Barr launching smart parking at Manuka.

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016 1
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016 13
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

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Where's Godwin?

By 4 August 2009 86

So what has happened to Godwin Grech? The senior Canberra Treasury official with the amazingly gothic [ED - Dickensian surely?] name splashed onto our screens and papers and the central player in the OzCar scandal or Utegate affair or whatever journos in need of a 'handle' choose to call it. And a m...

Robbery with a syringe, off for a mental health order

By 4 August 2009 95

[First filed: August 03, 2009 @ 14:45] The Supreme Court has published Chief Justice Higgins thoughts on the trial of Alice Coath who used a syringe to rob a Mr Scott Murray and Ms Bajwa of $20 they'd just taken out of an ATM in Civic. (It's always a delight to see the language of the street q...

Looking for a unique function venue.... think outside the square...

By 4 August 2009 24

Hey rioters....  I am looking for a "more than your bog standard" Canberra event venue.  We need a "venue" for 300-350+ people (sit down dinner).  Have been in touch with all the usual suspects, but just wondering if anyone's been to anything (or has any ideas) for unique venues, or places wh...

Australia’s top bogan suburb - They name a few in Canberra!

By 4 August 2009 125

I was looking at the punch today and they have a list of Australia’s top bogan suburbs: Albion Park NSW, Dandenong Vic, Kambah ACT, Redcliffe Qld, Wyoming NSW, Salisbury SA, Chigwell Tas, Ipswich Qld, Rockingham WA, Moe Vic. Who said Canberra has a bogan suburb? “Canberra’s spraw...

Library users, borrow more books, keep 'em longer

By 3 August 2009 26

Chief Minister Stanhope has announced that the library service is going to let you have more stuff and for longer. "Library users are now able to borrow an unlimited number of books, CDs and DVDs for up four weeks and renew items - not requested by another user - up to three times," Mr Stanhope s...

Local girl wins Miss Tattoo NSW title

By 3 August 2009 36 has a mostly pictoral article on the Miss Tattoo NSW competition which Canberra local May Cheung took out. Congratulations to May, looks like she has had a lot of quality art work done. ...

Waiting for the fall

By 3 August 2009 5

Mrshmellowman sent in this one with the following note: Over the weekend a light pole in the Civic bus interchange was badly bent. Instead of repairing it the Government fenced off the area of probable impact "I think she'll fall about here Jonno!" Got an image of Canberra you want ...

Kite surfing at Amaroo Oval

By 3 August 2009 2

Skinduptruck has posted this one with the following note: My first vid learning to landboard with a trainer kite on a windy day out at Amaroo oval, Canberra, Australia! The things we learn that go on in this town....

Clift Cres

By 3 August 2009 14

Does anyone know what was going on in Richardson last night? I came along Clift Cres at about 9.30pm and there were 2 police vans one parked on either side of the road (right near the crash site). They seemed to be photographing something?...

Casuarina Sands to be revamped

By 3 August 2009 4

ACTEW have announced that they're lodging a Development Application (DA) to pretty up the much loved Casuarina Sands swimming area: The DA provides information on the proposed works, including improvements to parking, upgraded facilities and additional shade, BBQs and picnic tables. ACTEW will...

Police Wrap - 3 August

By 3 August 2009 7

1. Meat cleaver attacks on the streets of Narrabundah: ACT Policing has arrested a 16-year-old male youth following an alleged incident involving a knife in Narrabundah yesterday (Sunday, August 2). Around 9.30pm police attended the incident on reports of the male youth allegedly threatening ...

Images of Canberra - Ice crystals in the morning

By 3 August 2009 3

red_dog has sent in this one with the following note: found this in the back yard after the last big frost and thought I'd share. Not quite sure how the dog hair made it into the crystal but then that stuff doest tend to get everywhere. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the w...

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