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Kangaroo culls – Do we have the right to protest?

By 28 April 2015 12

Over 2400 kangaroos will be shot this year as part of an ACT government cull - up almost 1000 on last year's numbers. Earlier this week it was revealed that the licence authori...

Why two-up should be legalised

By 28 April 2015 7
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I think gambling is great fun… especially that game so indelibly etched in the Australian psyche: two-up. Yet it has always struck me as an injustice (and a belittling ins...

Best of Canberra – Chai

By 28 April 2015 10

After last week's wind and rain, it is starting to look like the cold weather is here to stay. I found myself digging out my woollen jumpers and drinking twice as much tea in an ...

Traffic infringement notice scam

By 28 April 2015 3
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The Australian Federal Police has taken to Facebook to warn users of a recent traffic infringement notice scam. According to the AFP, scammers claiming to be police are asking p...

Canberra women rewarded for aspiring ideas

By 28 April 2015
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A social justice radio show, a school holiday music program and a website that aims to increase female sports participation are just a few of the Canberra-based projects that h...

Superhero-themed dance party

By 28 April 2015
Digress Superheros Poster - Cropped

Bring the child in you back to life. Dress up in your favourite superhero costume for a theme dance event. From Captain America to Spider-Man to X-Men to Cat Woman, this not to...

Police investigate suspicious fire in Red Hill

By 27 April 2015

Investigations are underway after ACT Policing attended a fire in Red Hill yesterday (Sunday, 26 April). ACT Fire and Rescue and police arrived at a unit in Discovery Street aro...

Review: Urban Suburban at CMAG

By 27 April 2015

The Canberra Museum and Gallery has a major exhibition of local visual arts with the focus on artists' views of life in this city. This is an exhibition of art created in the C...

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Zed sighted! Still alive!

By 30 January 2009 28

Readers will be thrilled to learn that despite showing no signs of useful activity Zed Seselja is alive and appears to be quite jolly. The picture was sent in by a reader with the following note: See attached photo, Zed Seselja and Young Liberals at the Federal Convention on the weekend. ...

Men on top of the Belconnen Remand Centre

By 30 January 2009 114

[First filed: January 30, 2009 @ 08:37] I don't know if any others saw this, but as per the news there are a couple of "prisioners" on top of the BRC. As I was driving past to get to work I saw them: dressed in nothing but Khaki shorts. I wonder whether they had the foresight at 4am to tak...

Police Wrap - 30 January

By 30 January 2009 13

[First filed: January 30, 2009 @ 09:14] 1. Guns 'n drugs like peaches and cream: ACT Policing has arrested a 30-year-old man on firearms and drugs charges after searching a Ngunnawal residence today (January 28). The search warrant was executed as a result of an investigation into an incide...

Nightfest blowout

By 30 January 2009 14

[First filed: January 29, 2009 @ 08:35] The Canberra Times brings word that despite being extremely well attended the Nightfest part of Floriade blew its budget by a quarter of a million dollars. Someone resigned over screwing that up have they? UPDATE: Brendan Smyth is outraged that his be...

6 Billion Love

By 30 January 2009

Canberra Youth Theatre and Fringe 09 present SIX BILLION LOVE a butoh inspired live art work Created and Directed by Cheneoh Miller Costume Design: Danielle Killick Lighting Design: Anthony Arblaster Cast: Canberra Youth Theatre The number 6,677,563,921 ticks forwards and backwards ever...

Steve Whan gets into NSW cabinet - but what as?

By 30 January 2009 10

CT today has great delight in explaining how the convoluted machinations of the ALP's many and varied factions led to the local Monaro MLA Steve Whan getting entre into the NSW cabinet, after apparently some years on the outer, and there without the Premier's blessing to boot. Amid wondering exac...

Another ACT Government schmozzle - ACAT

By 30 January 2009 3

Vicki Dunne is having a poke at the Government's new ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal which is due to kick off on Monday. Vicky reckons that aside from failing to sort out the offices for the new court these other issues have not yet been dealt with: -- The regulations that underpin the l...

Big Dramas at Canberra Youth Theatre

By 30 January 2009

Canberra Youth Theatre’s (CYT) 2009 Semester 1 Brochure has been released and is going to cause one drama after another. CYT invites young people aged 7-25 to come in and create some drama: act, learn, have fun, make new friends and perform in our theatre. Canberra Youth Theatre was established...

Perhaps Canberra's Most Decently Priced Petrol

By 30 January 2009 20

Here I am banging on about petrol prices I expect the usual slagging from the usual suspects - whatever! As a motorist who actually cares about saving some money on fuel - particularly now that the prices are on the way back up again (I told you so), I'll always keep an eye out for fel...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 30 January

By 30 January 2009 19

[First filed: January 29, 2009 @ 08:14] It's here, the weekend when Canberra stops to celebrate my birthday. What events will you be going to this weekend to mark this momentous occasion? (or otherwise)....

Corinbank as the big goodbye

By 30 January 2009

Corinbank have pushed out an omnibus media release covering all the latest news from next month's festival. Of particular interest to local music fans is this bit: The incredible Andi & George Band have announced they are splitting up. Canberrans will have one last chance to see this amaz...

Worst sledge ever

By 30 January 2009 46

Today I was given a mouthful by a young fella in Woden (car park rage related). His remark "ass-fingers", was not only disturbing but hilarious. Has anyone heard of this 'new' term of endearment? Could this be the poorest sledging attempt thus far in this cricket season?...

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