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Community cabinet meetings

By 22 January 2008 26

The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that PM Rudd has taken his new Cabinet out into the field for a community cabinet meeting. When I was a councillor on the Sunshine Coast, we started holding council meetings in different towns around the Shire, taking community feedback as part of the process. ...

Man killed in car accident on Barry Drive

By 21 January 2008 26

According to ABC news, a 71 year old man died in a car accident on Barry Drive late this morning causing serious traffic disruptions. A 70 year old woman is also recovering in hospital. ...

Bogus Banknotes In Circulation

By 21 January 2008 17

Bogus Banknotes In Circulation Apparently we have questionable currency floating around town again. According to this media release from last Thursday, apparently they are made of a ‘paper-type material ...

Barr orders review of trading hours

By 21 January 2008 35

Today’s Canberra Times is reporting that minister for everything Andrew Barr has ordered a review of ACT shopping hours. Apparently Andrew is not impressed with shops opening on Boxing Day and wants to introduce a NSW-style scheme where shops in the city centre open while those in the suburbs ...

Police chase in Deakin

By 21 January 2008 222

Yesterday (20th January 2008) around 7:45pm we heard police sirens all around our area for about 10 minutes. We then watched as a young guy in a late model white Commodore sedan roared up Newdegate Street in Deakin, with a marked police car, siren and lights on, in hot pursuit. Both cars would have ...

Man charged over nightclub sex assault

By 21 January 2008 62

A 25-YEAR-OLD Canberra man will face court today after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman of the same age in the toilet cubicle of a city nightclub. The man was arrested by ACT Police before dawn yesterday after they were contacted by the club’s security staff. He was arrested at the club ...

Angels In America

By 21 January 2008

Papermoon theatre company’s current production, “Angels in America”, is truly one not to be missed! Reviews of the show have been fantastic; and with good reason. This is captivating theatre. Directors Jarrad West and Liz Bradley’s production is brave, beautiful and simply no ...

DFAT Comms Centre

By 20 January 2008 33

DFAT Comms Centre As requested by Mr Evil here a few pics from the old DFAT Communications Centre which was located under the southern carpark of the old Admin Building. The first two are of the foy ...

Drunken grader operator rams car in Gungahlin

By 20 January 2008 7

The Melbourne Age reports A 45-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly rammed a 12-and-a-half tonne grader into a car, following a drunken late night argument. Police rushed to an address in Gungahlin, on Canberra’s northern outskirts, just before 1am (AEDT) Sunday following reports t ...

Gigolo spreads the man love and more

By 20 January 2008 35

The ABC reports local male prostitute, Hector Scott of Kingston (hello Google), has appeared in court on charges of knowingly infecting someone with a STD. Allegedly, even though he knew (or should have known) that he had a STD he continued his “service”, and he was also operating withou ...

Thoroughly Modern Millie

By 20 January 2008

Canberra Philharmonic Society is proud to present – Thoroughly Modern Millie Erindale Theatre 28 February – 15 March Tickets ON SALE NOW! Philo Ticketing Book your tickets online at: Special $25 Preview Show 27th Feb Yes, that’s right! The company that wowed you wit ...

Art, but not as we know it.

By 20 January 2008 43

Art, but not as we know it. I have driven past this a bunch of times and have been meaning to take a picture to post. Finally got around to it. The ‘sculpture’ is at the intersection of Gungahlin ...

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