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Police seek witnesses to roadside assault

By 2 August 2014 1

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at the side of the Barton Highway on Wednesday (July 30). About 7.00am, a woman was travelling south in a Holden A...

Brumby Jack toy wanted

By 2 August 2014

Hi. I have a friend whose little boy loves his Brumby Jack toy. Now that he has started day care his Mum would love to have 2 - one to keep at home and one to keep at day care. Buying another one is no longer an option as the Brumbies have introduced a larger Brumby Jack. If someone has one of...

Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 8

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014 2

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

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Buy MAC games

By 5 September 2008 14

Quick question, just brought a macbook pro for a family member. Who sells Mac games in Canberra? The only place I have found is MAC1 who have games from a decade ago and only 3 or 4 when they do?...

Zed earmarks schools for re-opening

By 5 September 2008 21

The ABC has word on the Liberals early musings on what schools they'll re-open. Melrose and Lyons are beyond salvation, but Zed has high hopes he can save Flynn, Cook, Hall and Tharwa. Is there a quota in a promise to save Cook?...

More Time in the Snow 2008

By 5 September 2008 6

Images of the snow from the weekend 30 Aug to 1 Sep. The first photo shows what happens when it rains at the snow (bad) and the water flows over the ice covering the streams. ...

Designing Bases for The Moon & Mars

By 5 September 2008 9

More cool free talks at ANU:  Seminar Tues 16th Sept @ ANU Dr. Jason Held Saber AstronauticsDate: Tuesday 16th September Time: 6:00pm Location: Ian Ross Seminar Room, Building #31, Off North Road, Faculty of Engineering & IT, The Australian National University, Canberra Map: http://campu...

Some new thoughts on planning

By 5 September 2008 3

The ABC reports that Liberal Generalissimo Zed Seselja debated Labor's Planning Minister Andrew Barr for the Property Council. It would seem Barr was asking questions Zed didn't feel like answering. But he did announce some new initiatives of his own, and (angels and ministers of grace preser...

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 92 - Pete Hayes

By 5 September 2008

Pete Hayes is launching a new CD in The Phoenix tonight. Here's your chance to get a little pre-listen to wet your whistle. Insatiable Banalities returns again, continues its regular scheduling difficulties, this time with the second 'cast in the week, but promises to keep trying, and presents Pe...

The Shire Paintings: Wee Raa Waa and Beyond

By 5 September 2008

Now showing at the Collector Gallery in Collector village, NSW. Acrylics, Conte, ink and brush. Landscape painter Ross Andrews re-imagines what a ‘shire’ is (breaking d...

Arboretum water

By 5 September 2008 8

Yesterday the Chief Minister was joined by no less than the Prime Minister and the Ambassador of Turkey to plant ~$50 worth of lone pine seedlings in the so called "International Arboretum". The Liberal's Vicki Dunne has taken this opportunity to ask about the water supply for the Stanhope memor...

Developers and light rail

By 4 September 2008 25

I am not one to think for the moment that building company’s want to feather their own nest and have a mouth piece act for them. But the following makes me think otherwise: The Village Building Company wants to develop the WATSON Heritage Village site for 300 houses (why not apartments?). T...

CIT Restaurant Reid A Review

By 4 September 2008 15

For those unfamiliar with the purpose of the CIT Restaurant, it serves as a training ground where cooking and hospitality students showcase their skills to the public in a real-life restaurant environment.  Vegetarians and other fussy eaters need not make reservations.  The CIT Restaurant has a...

Exploring in Canberra - any good tunnels / caves or other fun exploring areas

By 4 September 2008 134

We have touched on Urbexing, Spelunking and other forms of Exploring in prior posts, what are some areas that are considered fun to check out and won't result in us being shot / arrested / drowned? anyone?...

Mark Parton is back on the radio!

By 4 September 2008 15

Hey!!  Mark Parton is on 1206 2CC.  Go Mark! [ED - Pure_Blonde sent in this] Mark Parton has decided to move across to the AM dial while Welshy takes a few days off filling in on 2CC from 3-6 today and he says tomorrow as wellDid anyone hear him today and what did you think of his sk...

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