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A look around Canberra – Bruce

By 31 July 2015 3
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The suburb of Bruce is named after former prime minister Stanley Melbourne Bruce, who occupied the highest office in the land between 1923 and 1929. Though, judging by a recent...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 31 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Dunlop, Casey, Kambah, Karabar, Waramanga, Cook, Macquarie, Page and Isabella Plains. Happy Friday! Saturday 1 August Eales Place Kamb...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (1 and 2 August 2015)

By 30 July 2015 2
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This weekend's highlights include a documentary film festival, a winter festival at the National Portrait Gallery and free ice cream at the Canberra Centre. 1. Wildlife art ...

Roof ventilation advice in Canberra?

By 31 July 2015 5
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I am just hoping for some advice from other Canberrans who have some experience with installing any of the various types of roof ventilation in their home. Basically what did y...

Sydney’s Indian Dance Centre presents The Ramayana and Indian dance workshops

By 31 July 2015
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After a series of sold-out shows in Australia, New Zealand and in the United States, Sydney's Indian Dance Centre will be presenting its Ramayana dance drama production at the ...

Canberra ghost stories wanted!

By 31 July 2015 1
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Hi all, I'm looking at writing a new book regarding ghosts and hauntings in the Canberra/ ACT area. As such, I would appreciate any stories anyone has and are happy to tell (an...

Ray White Canberra SIDS and Kids ACT Trivia Night

By 31 July 2015
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Ray White Canberra has its annual charity trivia night coming up in August to raise money for SIDS and Kids ACT.  SIDS and Kids ACT is dedicated to saving the lives of bab...

Suspended prison sentence for Canberra woman convicted of animal cruelty

By 30 July 2015
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RSPCA ACT chief executive Tammy Ven Dange has praised a magistrate's decision to hand down a suspended prison sentence to a Canberra woman convicted of animal cruelty. The 2...

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Treat your loved ones to some near pain.

By 11 March 2009 42

For Xmas, my good lady wife bought me, as one of my treats, a couple of vouchers for  "Foot and Thai". Due to circumstance, today was the first free day I have had to have one. The place is up near the Pot Belly pub. Unprepossessing to look at, but once you get inside it's a whole different matter....

Are we protecting the children or the Government?

By 11 March 2009 2

The ABC has a story on worries that new laws in the ACT, ostensibly protecting children's privacy, could be used by the Government to cover its arse when it's failing those children. The laws stop media outlets identifying children subject to a protection order or legal proceedings even after t...

It's on. The World Naked Bike Ride is coming to Canberra

By 11 March 2009 148

[First filed: January 21, 2009 @ 14:07] Facebook brings word that the much anticipated World Naked Bike Ride is going to run from the Glebe Park Gazebo to Commonwealth Park for what could be a pretty good party on Sunday 15 March. Come and cellebrate bodies and bikes while making a stance ...

They need how much paper?

By 11 March 2009 40

The Liberal's Brendan Smyth is outraged to discover the ACT Government is spending $24 million for two years' "stationary": “It is the equivalent of 250 sheets of paper per person per day, or 9,600 reams of paper every single working day. “That’s over four and a half million pieces of pa...

Any point in entering race course fashion comps?

By 11 March 2009 37

Not reading the dead-tree CT I've missed what is apparently a major scandal amongst the luvvies, uncovered by Geraldine Nordfeldt. It follows on from November's business with Elkie Stuart where some might have drawn the conclusion that deep connections to the racing industry could be helpful to w...

Hardstyle Shuffle - Canberra Style

By 11 March 2009 18

OGgun11 has shared with the world some youthful Shuffle practitioners with the following note: The hardstyle shuffle crew ACT canberra the FPSMS crew. So beat these kids moonboy. :P Keeps them out of trouble I guess. (Warning, some poor language in the distracting annotations.)...

Greens push for higher density housing

By 11 March 2009 32

The Greens Spokesperson for Planning, Caroline Le Couteur, has announced that she wants the new North Weston development to have higher density housing. Key recommendations of the submission include: -- Ensuring housing is medium-density, given the demand for housing in prime central locations...

Charity motorcycle ride for Camp Quality

By 11 March 2009 7

A fun event for our two-wheeled friends. Starting at Rond Terrace there's a charity ride to Murrumbatemen on 22 March raising funds for Camp Quality....

Chrome announced for April

By 11 March 2009 1

Canberra's number 1 display of corsetry has announced plans for April's outing by the children of the night: After a great Black and White party that stretched the DJs to their limits Chrome is back to "normal" with Resident DJs and and another Chrome virgin Guest DJ BadPauly! The Chrome C...

Anger at the Police for this mornings disruption!

By 11 March 2009 214

This morning while driving down Gungahlin Dr (on my way to work, during peakhour) I was forced to merge into the right hand lane, because a police officer decided it was a HUGELY WONDERFUL idea to park his cruiser in the left hand lane (just after a set of lights and just before the GDE on ramp from...

Caps to sell out The Palace?

By 11 March 2009 35

According to a Canberra radio station the Canberra Capitals have just a few hundred tickets left for their Grand Final clash with the Bulleen Boomers at the AIS Arena on Friday night (just before the rugby). When those tickets go their will be a limited release of standing room tickets. First ...

Inside baseball - 2CC producer heads to the Liberals' media team

By 11 March 2009 3

The Canberra Liberals have just announced that Adam Duke, "previously Mike Welsh's producer at 2CC", is their new media adviser. The wages of spin remain much better than real media....

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