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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014

RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 4
Hello Fresh box

You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Snow to stick around a little longer for Canberra

By 1 September 2014

Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over q...

The ANU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition final

By 1 September 2014

An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour and see a snapshot of the amazing research projects that are being conducted on the campus by PhD students. ...

Secretive development of parks

By 1 September 2014 1

The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But ...

Face-fit release of offender to five robberies

By 1 September 2014

ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five...

Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 2

ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

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What do we think of the new bus shelters?

By 24 July 2008 30

So bus riders. What do you think of the new shelters? How do they stack up against the old? Do they keep the wind out? Can you see the bus coming? Are they cleaner? How comfortable are the seats? RiotACT wants to know. [poll=22] For those who haven't been paying attention here's the contr...

Mt Taylor gets a new walking trail

By 24 July 2008

Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, John Hargreaves, has announced a new track on Mt Taylor for the south side walkers. "The new trail is approximately 860 metres in length and incorporates design elements to divert water runoff into surrounding vegetation, and water control features t...

Lying for Todd Carney?

By 24 July 2008 63

Todd Carney is already entering the language. Just a few minutes ago I went to the smallest room in the house to have a Carney. The Herald Sun is now reporting that his former partner in crime, Steve Irwin, (the League player not the stingray annoyer) is dropping a bucket on last year's events. ...

Police Wrap - 24 July

By 24 July 2008 19

This in from police media today: 1. Bad girls from Gowrie are in strife after a pair of alleged aggravated robberies in Tuggeranong. Three slightly older males in their company are "assisting police with their inquiries". 2. Yesterday's lost silver BMW has now been found, along with a 29 year ...

Idiots driving dangerously past accidents (Southern Cross Drive and Chave Str

By 24 July 2008 27

I was heading Eastbound on Southern Cross Drive just before 6pm this evening (23rd July) and saw the aftermath of what appeared to be a single car accident on the other side of the road (Westbound) - this was the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Chave Street (Holt) What had caught my eye ...

Why we're not talking about today's ABS data.

By 23 July 2008 6

The Bureau of Statistics released some data today on social trends. And every other media outlet with a moron for editor/producer in Australia is making much of this data and its significance for their local area. We're not. Guess what? Canberrans remain better educated and higher earning,...

Drama at Aussie Junk today?

By 23 July 2008 35

Around lunchtime today (Wed) I noticed two Police vehicles exiting Aussie Junk (the rubbish recycling equivalent to Revolve located at Mitchell) and several people (presumably Aussie Junk workers) congregating on the footpath outside. Next a TV film crew arrived (ABC I think, their vehicle had "...

Causeway carefactor?

By 23 July 2008 32

The Shadow Minister for Housing, Jacqui Burke, is taking up cudgels for the residents of Causeway who can't get any maintenance done on their soon to be bulldozed houses, and yet can't get official confirmation it's going to happen. Outrageous? Or bulldoze ASAP?...

Raider implicated in All Bar Nun fight Sunday night

By 23 July 2008 159

[First filed: July 22, 2008 @ 08:57 Second filing: July 22, 2008 @ 16:45] Nothing online as yet but Raiders players, Bronx Goodwin and someone else, were allegedly involved in a scuffle at the All Bar Nun last night at around midnight. The allegations are that Goodwin king hit a patron who was a...

Police wrap - 23 July

By 23 July 2008 1

So far just one today: 1. A thief with balls of brass is alleged to have entered a house in Fadden on Monday night while the owners slept, picked up a laptop, a mobile, cash, and then grabbed the keys for the silver 3-Series BMW which they then made off with after getting it out of the garage. ...

A good political slogan?

By 23 July 2008 29

A friend of mine, John Barilaro, is running for Queanbeyan City Council and has come up with the following political slogan:-   ‘No slogan! Just hard work for our community’   I thought that was a ripper.   I have suggested to Gary Kent, a candidate for Molonglo, who stands at 160cm, th...

Who had right of way?

By 23 July 2008 40

Hi All, I am wanting to find out some more information of right of way at light intersections as I cannot find enough information on the tams website to clarify my concern. I was driving to work this morning and nearly ran a kid over at a light intersection in Queanbeyan. I was sitting at th...

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