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Real estate’s best and brightest play the long game

By 21 August 2014
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As homeowners demand increasingly high levels of service from their real estate agents, the best in the industry are playing the long game and focusing on building client relat...

Winners of the Canberra Women in Business Awards

By 21 August 2014
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The winners of the 2014 Canberra Women in Business Awards were announced last night at a gala dinner hosted by Canberra Women in Business (CWB) at the Hotel Realm. The event b...

Studio Underground – A season of secret theatre at the Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 August 2014 1
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Come and join us in the Underground... The Canberra Youth Theatre Teen and Senior Ensembles have been bringing their considerable talents to bear for STUDIO UNDERGROUND – ...

Late fees for parking fines not justfied

By 21 August 2014 10
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It is interesting that we are attacking the banks and now the telcos over late payment fees when our own local government can be included. I deservedly incurred a parking fi...

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

By 21 August 2014
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A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar 'Little Red Riding Hood'. A funny ...

ACT Debating Union New Competitions for students

By 20 August 2014
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The ACT Debating Union (ACTDU) is the largest organiser of schools debating in the ACT. A volunteer run organisation that aims to promote debating, public speaking and analytic...

Recycling plastic bags

By 20 August 2014 10
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Hi RActors. I used to be able to recycle plastic bags at Coles & Woolies, but they no longer have collection bins at the stores I frequent. Planet ARK website tells m...

Man arrested on sexual assault offences

By 20 August 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 19-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday, August 19) after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women in Campbell on two separate occasions. Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in June last year after a night out in Civic. The second incident is a...

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Where the hell do I get decent Coffee to go in Civic?

By 30 May 2008 39

I work in the city and I'll be stuffed if I can find a place that will sell me a coffee which hasn't had the grind burned (the republic), the milk cooked to shit (take your pick) of half filled when they can't be arsed (the republic again). If had mostly good coffee at Kaldi (at least since the ...

Michael Buble Gig Review

By 30 May 2008 93

Well being the Bublé fan that I am, I had been eagerly awaiting Wednesday night (28th May) for some 3 months prior. Let me tell you that subjective as I am Bublé did not disappoint. One of the more touching moments of the night was when he saw a 9 year old fan in the crowd, and singled her ou...

(Shock) Rock the POT - Featuring SOMA [Syd], STIGMATA [Gbn], MOOTS, & ANN

By 30 May 2008

(Shock) Rock the POT - Featuring SOMA [Syd], STIGMATA [Gbn], MOOTS, & ANNIE FINELLE Come dressed as your favourite killer...  ...

Community Consultation?

By 30 May 2008 33

CT is reporting that the fearless leader of our toy parliament is doing a bit of navel gazing regarding "community consultation". They are obviously getting the vibe that we think they make decisions in isolation etc. But what sort of consultation do we as residents, workers, business owners, pa...

My neighbours dope habit driving me nuts

By 30 May 2008 138

The house over the back fence was recently sold to a hardcore dope smoking middle aged couple.  That distinct smell is in the air constantly and while some people might say awesome!!!!, i'm getting a little tired of it - I can't even go into the backyard without copping a whiff, which is not go...

Yet another Canberra bashing incident caught on film

By 29 May 2008 39

News.com have this story on a bashing incident which apparently occured at Woden Plaza and for which the footage is now up on Youtube. Anyone know anything about this? It's a rather sad indictment on society that such actions provide such entertainment (and, yes, I'm aware of the irony of me...

Crime Scene in Downer

By 29 May 2008 13

Hey,  Just wondering if anyone knows anything about a crime scene at a downer park in tardent st today? I went by there at lunch time and there were cops and detectives everywhere, hession was all wrapped around the playground and tape aroud the whole park block. ...

Missing Women - Cold Cases in Canberra

By 29 May 2008 31

I was wondering if anyone remembers or has any information on the unsolved disappearances of:  -Wendy Dalla in 1975  -Elizabeth Herfort in 1980 from Vernon circle  -Megan Mulquinney in 1984 from Woden Plaza  -Karen (surname escapes me) around 1971 (body found at air disaster memori...

2020 bills roll in.

By 29 May 2008 7

The Herald Sun is reorting that the PMs department has been billed more than $170,000 for costs relating to the Australia 2020 summit, a committee has been told. The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) has invoiced the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet for $171,061.25. Of that, ...

Something for the Punks

By 29 May 2008 4

In very exciting news (well exciting for me because im such a huge fan) Punk Rock giants Unwritten Law are coming to Canberra on their next Australian tour. Its good to see such a big band on the Punk scene coming to Canberra, as most of the time I find myself having to travel to Sydney to see the b...

Homeless teens to knock on the door of Parliament House

By 29 May 2008 73

Live News has this article about dozens of homeless teenagers who will visit Parliament House today to bring the crisis home to politicians. ...

compromised images?

By 29 May 2008 72

ABC is reporting that the National Gallery holds a collection of some forty seven Bill Henson images. Amid the current furore concerning this artist, what should become of them?  I rekkun the ritoers would have some opinions on this... [Ed. (jazz) Thumper also sent in a story on the same subj...

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