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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Eightysix

By 31 January 2015 1

Eightysix is by far my absolute favourite Canberra restaurant, so when I heard they had re-introduced a breakfast menu I was ecstatic and a little bit intrigued. How would it w...

State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap 2/2/15

By 30 January 2015 2

Life without Katy  Chief Minister Andrew Barr has not enjoyed an entirely perfect kick-off in the top job. After a long and successful innings from the factionally unal...

A Look Around Canberra: Curtin

By 30 January 2015 2

I was keen to head back to the Woden Valley this week for A Look Around Canberra, as it's been several weeks since I'd done one of the suburbs there. I decided to have a look a...

Once a Knight’s enough

By 30 January 2015 26

So everyone in the known universe is criticising the PM for making the Duke of Edinburgh a Knight of the Order of Australia. I might have a go too. Much has been written abo...

Whats on this weekend (31st Jan and 1st Feb)

By 30 January 2015

It’s back to school for Canberra students next week, which means that the city is well and truly out of its quiet January slumber. It also means that there’s plenty to do i...

Recommendations for metal fencing contractors ?

By 31 January 2015

I need to replace a 25+ year old wooden fence - preferably with a metal one because the old wooden one has some termites in it. Any recommendations for metal fencing contrac...

Two arrested over Uriarra cannabis crop

By 30 January 2015

A 28-year-old Tuggeranong man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on cannabis cultivation offences and a second may also face charges after they were arrested by police in the Ur...

Body corporate costs for new apartments?

By 30 January 2015 5

Hi, just wondering whether anyone could advise on what one might expect to pay in body corporate fees for a two bed, two bath, 80m living apartment off the plan in Canberra at ...

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Looking for links or sources of Ethicurean food in ACT, or cafes/ restaurants

By 14 August 2008 52

I am just learning about being an Ethicurean. I am very interested in SOLE food... that is, Sustainable, Organic, Local and Ethical food and ways of eating! Not long having been in Canberra and on this forum, I may have missed something obvious, so please feel free to direct me, as I am sure...

Greg Tannahill's shot at the RiotACT Sim Challenge

By 14 August 2008 13

Democrat and Election08 candidate for Molonglo Greg Tannahill manned up and fronted a mob of RiotACT readers in All Bar Nun last night. We were all extremely impressed. With hard work and concentration he built a thriving city without recourse to borrowing. He advanced six years in wi...

Bad business and refunds

By 14 August 2008 45

In June shopping in woden plaza my sister and i came across a handbag and shoe come boots store . At the time it was called La Belle same as WOMANS WORLD , it was a buy one pair get the other half price. Well! We had purchased 3 pairs of short boots the price being around $150 or $170 for t...

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 90 - The Glaciers

By 14 August 2008 3

New room, new cast, new feed. Same hour of quality local original music. Insatiable Banalities returns, promises to try harder to keep a regular schedule, and presents The Glaciers! Band: Lynne Trunzo (Adelyn) Laura Frame Ben Caldwell Track list: Seashells 5:44 Transition 18:38 Re...

Junk fax spammers in Fyshwick

By 14 August 2008 39

We don't have to go to Nigeria or Poland for spammers - we have our own mob right here in Fyshwick. Knowing that many departments have Rightfax numbers going to every employee's Inbox, this mob are taking advantage of a loophole in the anti-spamming laws whereby they don't apply to faxes. And put...

Tharwa Drive strikes again

By 14 August 2008 54

The ACT Policing reports that there's been a second death on Tharwa Drive, just 750 metres from the fatal accident on the weekend. At about 15.35pm, a maroon coloured Toyota Corolla sedan, driven by a 92-year-old male, turning northbound on to Tharwa Drive from Duggan Street collided with a white...

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 15 August 2008

By 14 August 2008 9

So my merry Rioters, where will you be revelling this weekend? What's worth seeing and doing out and about?...

Won't anyone think of the Macquarie Perch?

By 14 August 2008 30

Building dams is usually a tricky thing. People get touchy about flooding a valley and wonder where all the cute little animals will go. Detailed inspection finds all sorts of endangered species which would probably also be found in the next valleys over if anyone was building a dam in them. S...

Pialligo Avenue fixed by Christmas - election missed

By 14 August 2008 17

Mr Stanhope has announced that the dupication of Pialligo Avenue (near the airport) will not be finished before the election. But he wants you to be sure the cheque's in the mail and it will be open before Christmas. Even better they managed to shake some of the cost out of the darkness on the...

Canberrans littering less

By 14 August 2008 13

John Hargreaves is taking credit for a drop in littering in the ACT. The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index released today shows a substantial decline in the number of litter items across sites surveyed in the ACT. Items per 1,000 m2 have dropped to 56 compared to last year's results ...

ANU considers stacking up their students

By 14 August 2008 18

The Canberra Times reports that ANU is putting serious thought into housing students in stacked up shipping containers. Students are generally happy if they have somewhere warm to sleep, plenty of booze, and a vague hope of having sex in their futures. But is this sort of accommodation in keep...

Where is the Accident report plane when you need them?

By 14 August 2008 24

As I left home this morning, tuning into 2CA, there weren't any reports re any problems on the roads. when I got onto the parkway, surprise, surprise, there was a massive one. Funny thing is, there wasn't even a mention by the "sky ranger" (or whatever they call him). Now, I can't get the FM station...

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