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Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 21 December 2014

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: A.BAKER, NewActon Pavillion

By 20 December 2014 1

My day job sees me frequenting A.BAKER ... once ... more like twice a day. I am always experiencing food envy at 9am when I am waiting for my extra hot skinny latte. Eye-catching b...

A Look Around Canberra: Calwell

By 19 December 2014 8

Heading down the Monaro this week to check out the Tuggeranong suburb of Calwell. Like last week’s visit to McKellar, I’d never been to Calwell before (with the exception o...

Jobs for the Boys – Take that Zedley!

By 19 December 2014 6

So, let’s get this right? The Labor Party, particularly in NSW, wrote the rulebook around jobs for the boys. For rewarding faithful servants of the cause with sinecures over...

Emergency Services unite for bushfire arson warning

By 20 December 2014

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch is urging residents to be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity following several grass fires across the ACT in the past few weeks. ACT Fire & Rescue, the ACT Rural Fire Service, along with ACT Policing, see an increase in deliberately lit...

Don’t forget the tree this Christmas…

By 20 December 2014

RSPCA ACT have just had a delivery of fresh, beautiful Christmas Trees! Don't miss out on your tree this year, come down and visit us at 12 Kirkpatrick Street Weston ACT 261...

Police gearing up for a Safe Summer

By 19 December 2014
Rudi Lammers, Joy Burch and Brad Watts

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch and Chief Police Officer Rudi Lammers yesterday launched ACT Policing’s 2014-15 Safe Summer campaign, urging the communit...

Canberra Centre Parking Machines – Out of Order

By 19 December 2014 6

When you consider how much the Canberra Centre must be earning from its paid parking in the city, I find it incredible that they seem incapable of keeping their money spinners in working order. I guarantee that on at least 50% of visits to the centre, one or more machines are not working.  I can...

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Police Wrap - 17 September

By 17 September 2008 7

1. Three alleged scrotes have been arrested over a Calwell burglary. Interestingly two of them are girls: ACT Policing has arrested three juveniles after an alleged burglary at a residence in Calwell yesterday. About 12.40pm, police responded to a call from a member of the public stating that ...

Election Wrap - 17 September

By 17 September 2008 6

Liberals: Zed is having a poke at the Labor plans to spend up big, $500 million Zed says, on busways. Labor: Mr Stanhope is promising a raft of indigenous outreach if he gets the big job back. Andrew Barr reckons he can find $11.8 million in the education budget for readin, 'riting, n' '...

Sydney... you lie!!!

By 17 September 2008 4

Last night, I took notice of one of those "there's no place like Sydney" ads. It started off with the usual bulls**t true statements of how much an impression Sydney will make on you. Well, I guess if you count bruising from assaults as an impression, then it is true. The ad then went ...

Help with some wet weather picnic alternatives

By 17 September 2008 19

SO.... I need YOU to help me with some ideas. I am jetting off OS shortly and I am organising a little get together for the friends and family before I go. I thought Weston park would be a great family friendly - everyone welcome type facility but am having trouble thinking of a good wet weat...

Stretch hummers for formals - where do I get one?

By 17 September 2008 46

Hummer limo, stretch hummer. Is there any where in Canberra that has a stretch hummer for school formals? URGENT! Price doesn't matter, as long as it's in Canberra....

Software Freedom Day in Canberra

By 17 September 2008 99

Software Freedom Day – what is it and why should I care? You might never want to look at the nuts and bolts of the software you use, so why should you support Software Freedom Day? To keep the software you want to use free of charge, and to make sure that the people who can improve it continue ...

Queanbeyan Bowling Club - dining review

By 17 September 2008 7

The Central Cafe reviews have inspired me to reveal a hidden gem for those who like hearty meals, friendly service and don't need to find it in modern trendy eateries. Allow me to present Nibblez on the Green, the charming little eatery at the Queanbo Bowling Club.

Civic Beggars

By 17 September 2008 48

Anyone else getting jack of some of the Civic Beggars ? ipods, mobile phones and good clothes.... real hard up. Some of them are just scrounging scammers. I'm sick of getting abused and intimidated by the same few a-holes for not giving them money but tonight two of them where well out of o...

SBS Digital Broadcast Issues in Canberra?

By 17 September 2008

Did anyone else find SBS drop off their digital TV/STB in the last few weeks? Some time since the Olympics? I am still able to get it through an analogue signal, but my STB is constantly saying 'no signal' for SBS, SBS 2 and SBS News. Anyone else?...

Tongue represents

By 16 September 2008 2

I'm not quite sure where a PM's rugby league XIII comes in, but according to The AGE the Raiders captain, lock, and all round good guy, Alan Tongue has been picked for one to play Papua New Guinea. Nice to see some recognition for the Green Machine....

Saxessions at the Street

By 16 September 2008 1

Do you need more sax in your life? The Street Theatre is here to help. ...

central cafe gungahlin

By 16 September 2008 27

Went to Central Cafe Gungahlin on the 12/09/2008  and felt it let the name down. Have been to Central in Queanbeyan and thoughly enjoyed myself being of firm belief  to share round service. Made a booking for 6pm - turned up at 6:05pm to be told table was to be given away. When finally seated our...

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