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Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014

“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014

Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 2

ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 12

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

Fitzs Challenge Heroes – Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014

With Fitz’s Challenge just a few short days away the excitement of the riders testing their capabilities and pushing themselves to their limits is building. But it is wor...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

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Asado! (Argentine BBQ) - only $35, book by 19 September - charity fundraiser

By 1 September 2008 3

 Asado! (Argentine BBQ) - only $35, book by 19 SeptemberIn Canberra, in association with "Tango in the Spring" and Argentine Month Host:Argentine tango dancers in CanberraType:Party - BarbecueNetwork:GlobalDate:Saturday, October 4, 2008Time:12:00pm - 2:00pmLocation:St Johns Church HallStreet:Con...

Adam Verwey in the RiotACT Sim Challenge

By 1 September 2008 10

[First filed: August 29, 2008 @ 22:01] Thursday night saw Adam Verwey front All Bar Nun in O'Connor for the RiotACT Sim Challenge. In the course of the night it became clear that what had raised the hackles of many of you on his website was really an attempt to be himself in writing. He c...

Alistair Coe the replacement for Big Bill?

By 1 September 2008 8

The ABC has word that the former National Young Liberal President Alistair Coe is going to get the nod to take Bill Stefaniak's empty place on the Ginninderra Liberal ticket. I'm picking up ructions on Facebook suggesting this decision is not meeting universal applause. Does anyone know anythi...

Vinnies Ball 2008 - Only 1 Week Left to Book Tickets!

By 31 August 2008

The Annual Vinnies Charity Ball - A Night of Magic  is coming up on the 13th of September and tickets are only on sale for one more week!! Join Master of Ceremonies, WIN News presenter Jessica Good, be amazed by the magic of Majura the Magician, and dance the night away with Canberra’s pre...

A gripe about the Chronicle

By 31 August 2008 56

I have to vent my spleen about an issue that is driving me up the wall. WHEN will someone do something about the stupid free newspaper being thrown around our suburbs? It is covered in plastic and thrown on my lawn. I did not ask for it. Therefore it is litter. By the looks of many other la...

Governor General puff piece by former speechwriter!

By 31 August 2008 10

Why doesn't the Sunday Canberra Times' Andree Stephens (the editor) tell readers today (31/8) in her page 1 splash about the GG, spilling to a double page spread inside, that up until a few months ago, she was the long-serving speech writer for H.E. Governor-General Michael Jeffrey? This is a highl...

Ugly ART

By 31 August 2008 33

Hello all. I'm looking for the artist that made THIS horrendous excuse for a cup. It is inscribed with "JB 1977" and has a saucer to go with it. Did you make it? It was found at Aussie Junk about a year ago. Anyone know who made it? I need to know as I am doing some research and ...

Cyclists of the Night

By 31 August 2008 47

As a Canberra driver and cyclist, I'd like to briefly remind other cyclists to wear bright clothing if they're going to be cycling on the road. On Saturday evening, I was about to drive into Belconnen Way (what the street exactly was I can't remember for the life of me). It was about 6:30PM at th...

Raiders fail on the top 4 hurdle

By 31 August 2008 3

The Age reports that the Raiders have faltered in their top four charge again in Queensland. This time going down 22-10 in Townsville to the Cowboys....

Public artworks - NSW style

By 31 August 2008 11

On the way to the snow on Saturday I noticed this public artwork by the side of the road between Williamsdale and Michelago.  Unlike our own artworks in Canberra this particular installation over the border appears to be privately funded: ...

Megafauna Festival - 15 of the finest rock, metal, hip hop and indie acts fro

By 31 August 2008

MEGAFAUNA FESTIVAL 2008 Saturday 11 October 2008, 2pm–midnight ANU Bar, Canberra MEGAFAUNA FESTIVAL is back in 2008, with 15 of your favourite bands on 2 stages for 10 hours! And all for a good cause, with all proceeds benefiting the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. They HATE can...

Explosions in Belconnen

By 31 August 2008 8

There were a series of loud explosions in Belconnen tonight, between about 8:30 and 9:00pm, followed by a bunch of sirens. Anyone know what's going down?...

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