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Real estate’s best and brightest play the long game

By 21 August 2014
jonathan charles

As homeowners demand increasingly high levels of service from their real estate agents, the best in the industry are playing the long game and focusing on building client relat...

Winners of the Canberra Women in Business Awards

By 21 August 2014

The winners of the 2014 Canberra Women in Business Awards were announced last night at a gala dinner hosted by Canberra Women in Business (CWB) at the Hotel Realm. The event b...

Studio Underground – A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 August 2014 1

Come and join us in the Underground... The Canberra Youth Theatre Teen and Senior Ensembles have been bringing their considerable talents to bear for STUDIO UNDERGROUND – ...

Late fees for parking fines not justfied

By 21 August 2014 10

It is interesting that we are attacking the banks and now the telcos over late payment fees when our own local government can be included. I deservedly incurred a parking fi...

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

By 21 August 2014

A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar 'Little Red Riding Hood'. A funny ...

ACT Debating Union New Competitions for students

By 20 August 2014

The ACT Debating Union (ACTDU) is the largest organiser of schools debating in the ACT. A volunteer run organisation that aims to promote debating, public speaking and analytic...

Recycling plastic bags

By 20 August 2014 9

Hi RActors. I used to be able to recycle plastic bags at Coles & Woolies, but they no longer have collection bins at the stores I frequent. Planet ARK website tells m...

Man arrested on sexual assault offences

By 20 August 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 19-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday, August 19) after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women in Campbell on two separate occasions. Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in June last year after a night out in Civic. The second incident is a...

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Blood runs free at WIN as Stanhope cronies take their pound of flesh

By 6 September 2008 80

The Canberra Times brings astonishing news of sackings and suspensions at WIN for saying unkind things about the Rhodium disaster specifically and the Stanhope Government in general. "The chief of staff of WIN TV news has been sacked and a political reporter stood down after a senior member of Ch...

Bimberi - no holiday camp

By 5 September 2008 51

While everyone else was tucking into lunch at the Bimberi opening ceremony, I ducked off to take some pictures. While the common areas look on a par with our newer schools, and Gungahlin finally has a heated indoor pool (not that we can use it), the living quarters tell another story. Especia...

Canberra radio station comes out of closet

By 5 September 2008 28

Its sooooo nice to see Canberra’s gay radio station - 2CA - finally coming out of the closet. Reminds me of my own coming out as an awkward pimply-faced lad of 14 - I’ll never forget the look on mum’s face when I brought my boyfriend home for the first time!!! It started a few months ago wh...

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 5 September 2008

By 5 September 2008 11

[First filed: September 04, 2008 @ 09:24] Thanks to everyone who sent in events last week. Let's see if we can build on it this week. Anyone know of fun stuff to get out and do this weekend? Just deposit the intelligence in the comments....

Another mass hoon bust in Belco

By 5 September 2008 67

The AFP report that another idiotic mass gathering of car hoons, this time in Holt was broken up last night. More than 80 drivers were stopped by ACT Policing in Holt last night, just seven days after a police crackdown on more than 60 drivers in Tharwa last Thursday, August 28. Members of AC...

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. The rest of the photos show what the landscape and trees look like after a night of freezing rain and snow. The sp...

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 down artificial government boundaries). His works celebrate Wee Raa Waa and other ‘painters’ shires’ across South E...

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