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Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015
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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: The Juggernaut, Braddon

By 28 February 2015
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Have you been looking for the Juggernaut? If you were wondering where this coffee trailer has been, well it’s been everywhere! After opening on West Row in the city last year...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

By 27 February 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to allclassifieds.com.au. Saturday 28 February 13 E...

Whats on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

By 27 February 2015
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Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets ...

Possum beater on video not convicted

By 26 February 2015 43
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I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after at...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 2
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According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 screen repairer?

By 28 February 2015
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I recently cracked the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Trying to find the best place to get it repaired because I've experienced a lot of dodgy people... Hope you can...

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Volunteer applications are open for the National Folk Festival, Easter 2009 (

By 7 November 2008

Volunteer applications are open for anyone who would like to get involved in a hands-on way with the 2009 National Folk Festival. Vacancies currently exist in: advance ticket purchasing, Axis youth, bar cashier, bar setup, billet accommodation, caretakers, childcare, cleanup, comms centre, commun...

Cost of Fuel in Phillip

By 7 November 2008 12

There seem to have been some pretty wild fluctuations in the cost of fuel in Phillip this week.  For most of the week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday), both the Shell and BP outlets on Melrose drive were selling fuel for about $1.22 per litre, there was a difference of about 2c PL between the two se...

Sharon Mortlock a no-show in court

By 6 November 2008 41

The ABC informs us that Sharon Mortlock has failed to front court today over the fatal Wanniassa hit and run of Luke Stefani from August for which she is facing charges. It seems she had another pressing court date in Bega today. So go the days of our lives....

Handmade Canberra's Upmarket

By 6 November 2008 2

  Handmade is now only 2 weeks away. There are over 50 fabulous stall holders booked in. Inside sites are now full but I can still squeeze in some out door stalls. (Especially food orientated) I hope to see you all at Albert Hall on the 22nd Nov from 10am. Cheers Market girl...

ActewAGL to impose Dog Owner Charge

By 6 November 2008 37

I have two dogs, but am also the unfortunate owner of a gas meter residing in my back yard (which ActewAGL put there a few years ago). Speaking with ActewAGL today, I have found out that with the billing system upgrade currently underway there will no longer be the facility for customers to ring...

Problems with private certification of buildings.

By 6 November 2008 18

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has just given a private certifier (those people responsible for checking the quality and safety of new buildings) a serve for failing in his statutory duties.  When the Stanhope government introduced private certification several years ago, many Canberrans...

Come to Australia and see the ACT Legislative Assembly

By 6 November 2008 12

While looking up sitting dates for the Legislative Assembly* I was surprised to see this high up the google rankings. It seems Holidays Hub rates the Legislative Assembly as a "Major Attraction" in Australia. Along with some history (and missing date fields) it helpfully informs international vis...

Greens take Speaker role

By 6 November 2008 48

[First filed: November 05, 2008 @ 11:01] ABC is reporting that Shane Rattenbury has been elected Speaker of the Assembly. "Interesting times" indeed. [ED - So we've now got signs of real compromise from Labor. Also Shane would appear to have been cast out of the sewing circle leaving the la...

Graham Reeves free to travel to Canberra

By 6 November 2008 9

Thanks to Mdme Workalot for the tip. News informs us that the former doctor, Graham Reeves, has won a bail variation to let him travel here to Canberra: "FORMER doctor Graham Reeves, who is accused of sexually assaulting and mutilating female patients, has won a relaxation of his bail conditio...

RSPCA 2009 calendars for sale now!

By 6 November 2008 3

The RSPCA has produced a calendar for next year which they're selling to raise funds to look after the animals. This from them: The A3 wall calendar 'Pets - A celebration of our passion' features a photo on every single day of the year, and the calendar includes 16 different species: 235 ...

Police Wrap - 6 November

By 6 November 2008 20

1. Teens with crowbars allegedly menace Civic! A 17-year-old Charnwood male and a 16-year-old Dunlop male will face the ACT Children’s Court this morning after an incident in Civic yesterday (November 5). Both youths are charged with assaulting two males in Civic including allegedly brandis...

The RSL and the Hellenic Club

By 6 November 2008 54

The Canberra Times has a piece on the RSL Club in Civic (somewhat distinct from the RSL which looks after returned soldiers, but it's a line both sides have deliberately blurred over the years) running itself into the ground and selling out to the Hellenic Club. It's a little sad for the old boys...

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