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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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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 3
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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
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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

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
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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
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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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Cafe review: Koko Black

By 21 July 2008 26

Koko Black is screamingly, unashamedly, pretentious. With it's dark timberwork and leather you could think it had been there on Bunda Street for decades. If you didn't know it was only opened a few months ago. And the snootyness of the staff in their head to toe black! Snootyness like tha...

Hospitals still not up to scratch?

By 21 July 2008 41

The Shadow Health Minister Jacqui Burke, has proudly announced the outcome of her Freedom of Information (FOI) digging into the health statistics. only 53% of presentations were being treated in the time required according to triage categories. The problem is most acute for category 3 and cate...

Fischer appointment clears the way for Stanhope departure?

By 21 July 2008 19

Google lists the heavy media reaction to the appointment of the former Nationals leader, Tim Fischer, as the Ambassador to the Holy See (now broken away from Ireland). Aside from eerily mirroring last wednesday's Hollowmen there are local implications. By making the first political appointment...

West Civic, city of holes.

By 21 July 2008 8

If the traditional Canberra retailers are doing it tough now just wait until all the space being built on the Western edge of the city comes online. The huge hole on the corner of Marcus Clarke and Alinga Streets is really something else for Canberra....

Does Courgette have a dress code? If so, I broke it

By 21 July 2008 38

Visited the much-lauded Courgette restaurant on Saturday night, my second time there in just 3 months. When I arrived with my fiance and my father-in-law-to-be, I opened the doors for everyone and we got in from the freezing cold outside. The 'greeter' woman (whatever fancy restaurants call those pe...

House of Heroes in Phillip has closed!

By 21 July 2008 10

This may be of interest, House of Heroes has closed after 3-years. On the website, there is a rego form for interested parties regarding the new venture from the house of heroes team. Here is their site: http://www.houseofheroes.com.au/ This may not be of interest to all, but it was a place th...

Police Wrap - 21 July

By 21 July 2008 10

The following notices from our friends in blue. 1. A 31 year old has been arrested in Kingston after what sounds like a fairly major alleged armed robbery in Griffith. Police will allege the male was one of three offenders responsible for staff being locked in a security compound whilst cash a...

What do we think about roadside water usage signage?

By 21 July 2008 66

One of the more striking things about moving back to Canberra is the roadside signage letting drivers know how the city as a whole is doing with keeping water usage at manageable levels. Good community service? Or statist propaganda the Vietnamese Communists would be proud of? And what other m...

New Ambulances

By 21 July 2008 18

Last week Simon Corbell unveiled five new ambulances. Considering they take the total up to 20 this is a major addition. "The three extra ambulance vehicles and two replacement vehicles have been provided by the ACT Government at a cost of $910,400. The five new vehicles - four Intensive C...

Bush Week Scav hunt list now online

By 21 July 2008 5

Woroni has published the list of items required to win this year's ANU scavenger hunt. Some very funny stuff there, we look forward to hearing about the winners. Registrations close 5pm 23 July and judging will run between 10am and 12pm in Union Court on Thursday 24 July. There are cash pri...

School zones are back

By 21 July 2008 7

John Hargreaves is reminding us that school holidays have come to an end. The upshot of which is the 40km zones around schools are back in force, so you need to slow down....

Another $100k, this time for community-based environment projects

By 21 July 2008

The Chief Minister has just announced the lucky recipients of a slice of $100,000 in government money for community based environmentalism. We seem to be seeing a lot of $100,000 chunks sloshing around. Anyway the winners are: Desexing to Avoid Feral Cats - RSPCA (ACT) Inc. This project seeks...

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