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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
Burmese Curry Place owners Mi-Mee (pictured left) and Nai (pictured right)

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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dance, film and sound: "Concrete Solace" at QL2

By 1 April 2009

Concrete Solace is "an exploration of human parallelism through dance, film and sound. "There's some video here. QL2 Centre for Youth Dance, Gorman House Arts Centre Ainslie Avenue, Braddon Concrete Solace on Facebook. Direct from the 2009 Adelade ...

Those Darn Cyclists.......Again

By 1 April 2009 140

Ok, I know cyclist issues have been done to death in this forum, but would like to know from anyone, including cyclists, whether they think it is appropriate to ride two abreast on any road, blocking the traffic behind. I've come across two incidents of this bevaviour over the past week or so, one...

Blast from the past - Capital 7's coverage of the Parliament House opening

By 1 April 2009 13

Wow, here's a real trip down memory lane. "pugsley2005" has YouTubed this with the following note: Extract of Capital 7's Eyewitness News presentation - 6pm May 9, 1988. Australia's Parliament House was opened in Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) by Her Majesty the Queen. A construc...

You must be joking! Geraldine Nordfeldt and WIN

By 1 April 2009 34

Does anyone else think that former WIN news reporter Geraldine Nordfeldt might be holding a grudge against her old WIN buddies? I was going though this mornings canberra times and noticed in the "Today" section written by Nordfeldt that she had a go at WIN News for mocking up a shot of inmates being...

RushHour boys straighten up, fly right, and head to the track

By 1 April 2009 5

After a major police crackdown last year the Rush Hour team are having an official and legal track day. The following info from the event page: Sunday 3rd of May wil lbe the official TRACK DAY for RUSHHOUR. this facebook event is for spectators spectator entry is FREE, track entrants are $...

Sneaky Stanhope gathers the data to stymie graveyard NIMBYS

By 1 April 2009 127

Our Chiefly Leader, obviously chuffed with how he lined up the ducks on 'roo culling (and with good reason), is seeing if he can repeat the trick with the proposal for the much needed new cemetary. Community consultation on the proposed southern cemetery commenced this week with a random telephon...

Police Wrap - 1 April

By 1 April 2009

1. I don't have to outrun the police, I just have to outrun you: A 17-year-old juvenile male from Canberra’s southern suburbs will face charges after an alleged burglary at Lanyon High School earlier today (March 30). Police attended the Conder school about 12.50am after a security guard rep...

Brew up at the pinnacle

By 1 April 2009 13

I was walking my dogs at the pinnacle this evening, when I took slightly different route back to where I normally park my car., This brought me out near a CAT earthmover which has been parked there for a number of days. It wasn't until I approached it from this direction that I realised it wa...

Telstra apologises for nude Carney photos

By 1 April 2009 48 is running a story about nude photos of ex Canberra Raider Todd Carney turning up on a mobile phone which was apparently rented from Telstra in Canberra about 6 months ago. Seems like Mr Carney just can't escape scandal whereever he goes. ED - Without the photo I'd have assumed ...

Images of Canberra - Wasn't that a nice sunset?

By 1 April 2009 7

The last evening in March turned up an absolutely corking sunset with the clouds (remember them?) lining up perfectly. A bit of smoke in the air might have helped too. Anyway it prompted me to go for a wander with the big camera and here's what I got. Got an image of Canberra you want ...

Zed leaps at the throat of Canberra media

By 1 April 2009 12

Liberal Leader Zed Seselja has announced plans to cut back on Government propaganda campaigns. “Not only do these campaigns create an untenable conflict for the agencies concerned, they are a blatant waste of money that could be used for front-line services,” said Zed. “The costs are signif...

Recently moved to Canberra

By 1 April 2009 27

We have recently moved to Canberra because of my wife's job. It's my 5th month in Australia. We were in Melbourne up until a few days. I am a chemist and used to work as a research scientist before coming from overseas. I would kindly request your recommendations on how to find a job in ACT and t...

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