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Weekend Cafe Hotspot: Smoque, Woden

By 1 November 2014

Finally! Since seeing the announcement that Smoque was opening a second restaurant in Woden I've been waiting! Even better was when they announced it would include a breakfast menu...

Whats on this weekend? 1st and 2nd November 2014

By 31 October 2014 1

Tonight James McMahon is attending Night at the Museum - Fear. DJ's, dance, games and more. From 6.30pm to 9pm at The National Museum of Australia. Heather Lansdowne is att...

Are there any recommendations for companies that can dig up and re lay drains attached to down-pipes?

By 1 November 2014 1

I really need all my downpipe drainage tested, and probably have a few drainpipes that need to be dug up and re-laid. It's likely to be quite a big job and will definitely end up with a few trenches in the front & back garden so it'd be really good to know which company in Canberra to trust an...

Looking for a dentist that will look at all alternatives to removing wisdom teeth

By 1 November 2014

My wisdom teeth are starting to really play up now (I'm 25) and I would really prefer not to have them removed. My wisdom teeth are only slightly angled, so I believe that if some of the gum was removed from above they may be able to come through completely. What I'm looking for is a dentist who ...

Capital Metro Business Case released

By 31 October 2014 17

The long awaited business case for the light rail line from Civic to Gungahlin has been released. At a media only event at the Gallery of Australian Design, the Chief Minister released the Business Case and the EOI simultaneously. Prospective tenderers have until mid December to prepare their bids. ...

Spring weeds swap in on this weekend

By 31 October 2014

Swap your invasive weeds for beautiful native plants. This Saturday 1 November and Sunday 2 of November 2014 from 8.30 am until 4.45 pm, the biannual weed swap is on. Visit ...

Where are the mowers?

By 31 October 2014 20

Does anyone know what is happening with the Government mowing at the moment? From Northside to Southside everywhere there is grass over waist height.... and not a single mower to be seen! Yes, there have been perhaps 2 mowers out recently hitting the median strips around the busy roads, but frank...

National Theatre Live presents SKYLIGHT starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan at Palace Electric

By 31 October 2014

Britain’s National Theatre Live present SKYLIGHT (CTC) starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) r...

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RiotACT Sim Challenge - How Jacqui Myers went

By 7 September 2008 1

[First filed: September 05, 2008 @ 20:22] Jacqui Myers, Liberal for Ginninderra, sat down to the RiotACT Sim Challenge on Thursday night to show us her Sim City 4 skills. Extensive park building was a highlight of Jacqui's urban design. Her extensive seperation of commercial, resident...

Is ACT Revenue committing Land Tax fraud?

By 6 September 2008 9

I'm a new home owner and towards the end of July I received my first Rates Notice from ACT Revenue along with a Land Tax Notice. Now, I don't have to pay Land Tax so I tried contacting ACT Revenue via the numbers on the Notice. After two days trying I eventually got someone via a number off thei...

Bushwalker found

By 6 September 2008 30

I'm getting reports in that the missing bushwalker (a 31-year-old Macarthur woman) in Namadgi National Park has been found "alive and well". More details as they come to hand. UPDATED: The ABC report is now online. ANOTHER UPDATE: Thanks to PlaneGuy for the link. News reports that it's one ...

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...

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