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Canberra weekend garage sale guide (29 and 30 August 2015)

By 28 August 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Queanbeyan, Harrison, Red Hill, Ngunnawal, Kambah, Wanniassa and Curtin. Happy Friday! Saturday 29 August 12 Cruikshank Street 7am to 4pm...

Tea with JT – Michelle Walton

By 27 August 2015

Welcome back to the series where I have the pleasure of interviewing some of Canberra's most fascinating women. This week I met up with the lovely Michelle Walton at Me &...

Behind the scenes – Burmese Curry Place

By 27 August 2015 6
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The Burmese Curry Place is a bit of a Canberra institution. It always has a line out the door at lunchtime and is easily one of my favourite feeds. I've been coming here fo...

Local politics: Here’s what you missed this fortnight

By 27 August 2015 3
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ACT Labor membership continues to grow It might be due to Tony Abbott, it might be due to Andrew Barr or it even might be due to Jeremy Hanson but membership of the ACT Lab...

Bolt in for a fascinating experience!

By 27 August 2015

Offering more than just horse racing, Thoroughbred Park has again raised the bar for corporate entertainment, function space and classy race day ideas. It’s definitely more t...

10 things to do in Canberra this weekend (29 and 30 August 2015)

By 26 August 2015

This weekend's highlights include a LEGO exhibition, the ADFA open day and free ice cream in Garema Place. What are your plans? 1. Journey of a Curator with Dr Deborah Hart Joi...

Has Joe Republic put a banana in Tony’s tailpipe?

By 27 August 2015

There is little doubt our Federal Government is lost somewhere in the wilderness, flitting from issue to issue with what appears to be no real purpose. Or is it? Commentator...

Stolen goods worth $300,000 seized in Phillip

By 26 August 2015
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ACT Policing executed two search warrants yesterday (Tuesday, 25 August 2015) at a residence in Chisholm and business in Phillip. About 8.00am, members of the Criminal Inves...

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Best spots for the turning of the leaves?

By 20 April 2009 16

So Canberra's deciduous foliage is pretty much at its autumnal best at the moment. For those looking to get out and about admiring the pretty colours where are your favourite parts of town at this time of year?...

Anzac day trading

By 20 April 2009 39

The ABC is having a poke at the subject of businesses trading on Anzac Day. It appears there isn't much of a problem here in Canberra, although across the border some big chains are applying for exemptions to NSW's weirdly archaic trading hour laws to let them do business on the morning. I kno...

Brumbies finals push to be stymied by injuries?

By 20 April 2009 16

Foxsports brings a tale of woe on the subject of Brumby injuries. Basically we're completely out of locks, which is why our lineout disintegrated against the Bulls, and we're fast running out of backs, which will at least give Clyde Rathbone a chance to demonstrate his continuing place on the ros...

TWU wants more de-briefs for ambos.

By 20 April 2009 7

The Canberra Times has a bare stub on concerns raised by the Transport Workers Union that their ambulance officering members aren't getting de-briefed after stressful jobs. Union ACT official Ben Sweaney said they were receiving increasing numbers of stress-related complaints from officers, many...

Canberra Marathon today - avoid the parliamentary triangle

By 19 April 2009 11

[First filed: April 19, 2009 @ 10:10] The ABC warns that today's the big day for Canberra's runners and the Canberra Marathon is on. The 42-kilometre course includes a lap around the new and old Parliament Houses and over the Kings and Commonwealth Avenue Bridges. So if you must drive thro...

Images of Canberra - Storm Comes over Mt. Coree

By 19 April 2009 9

[First filed: April 17, 2009 @ 15:00] OzPhoenix has sent in another picture for our Images of Canberra series with the following note: This was taken on the 14th March 2009 from the top of Coree as the afternoon storms started to hit Canberra. The shot is facing somewhat North, so to the r...

Reduce ACT GHG Emissions to zero by 2020

By 19 April 2009 33

Most people do not know that we increase the amount of money in society by the banks lending money they do not have. That is, the banks - including the Reserve Bank - make loans of money even though they do not have it on deposit. As soon as they create the loan the bank deposits the money in the bo...

The McMansion invasion?

By 19 April 2009 19

The Canberra Times has the bombshell news that the city with the highest average incomes is building the largest average homes. Sad news for the witterers on 666 talkback that no-one appears to be listening to them....

Raiders miss out on the Gold Coast 16-10

By 18 April 2009 6

TVNZ has a large amount of gob from Matt Rogers after the Titans triumphed over the men in green last night. Ahh just think of the side they could field from players the Raiders have let go....

Child Care Centres - Who's watching?

By 18 April 2009 31

My child has been in full time daycare for the past year in a centre in Belconnen. The care is good, nothing I can complain about, and the staff are friendly and stable. The centre was sold to some people who owned other centres around Canberra and Sydney around mid 2008. During Jan 2009 we were...

Canberra's first Cult film night!

By 18 April 2009 3

Hi everyone, Penny Dreadful films are teaming up with the ACT Filmmakers Network in delivering the best in underground cult and sleazy cinema to Canberra. In the next couple of months a venue will be named and also the mid 2009 selection. Expect to be shocked! appauled! sickened! and most of...

Minque learns to never mess with Sikhs

By 18 April 2009 74

The Canberra Times has an interesting piece on the cloddish management of Manuka's Minque who have been forced to make a grovelling apology. Minque nightclub is sorry about what it did to Kanwal Preet Singh Pamwa, and it is going to say so in a national newspaper. The sikh man who was thrown ...

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