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Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014

“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014

Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 2

ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 12

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

Fitzs Challenge Heroes – Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014

With Fitz’s Challenge just a few short days away the excitement of the riders testing their capabilities and pushing themselves to their limits is building. But it is wor...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

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Name our new Hospital

By 30 May 2008 37

The Canberra Times is reporting (see below) that there is a competition to name our new women's and children's hospital. Not sure what you win, perhaps a free child birth. With the talent in here I thought we would be best to come up with a new name. I'll kick off with -  The Jon Stanhope Mem...

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 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. ...

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