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Local Leaders Deborah Hill (Canberra Roller Derby League and Skate Nation)

By 26 November 2014
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By day, Deborah Hill is an exhibitions coordinator at the National Library of Australia. But after hours, she’s better known as Bambi von Smash’er, one of the capital’s t...

Lonesome Lambie

By 26 November 2014
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On Paul Murray Live Sunday night we were discussing the imminent departure of Jacqui Lambie from the Palmer United Party. Janine Perrett was hosting, because the eponymous h...

Best of Canberra – Pancakes

By 25 November 2014 25
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I am drooling over the thought of a big stack of fluffy pancakes, smothered in salted caramel syrup, sprinkled with walnuts and topped with fresh banana. Normally when I eas...

Cotter recreational area and campground temporarily closed

By 26 November 2014

ACT Parks and Conservation Service wishes to advise the public that Cotter Campground and neighbouring Cotter Bend recreational area are temporarily closed so tree maintenance can be safely undertaken. It is expected that the Cotter Campground will be reopened on Wednesday 3 December 2014 and the...

Big Trouble Ahead for the ACTs Budget ?

By 26 November 2014

In June 2014, this years ACT budget was projected to be m$333 in the red without the impact of Mr Fluffy - which could be as high as m$500 over 3 years, according to the ACT Treasurer, Andrew Barr : www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/mr-fluffy-750-million-appropriation-bill-tabled-in-legislative-a...

Canberra Custom Knife Show

By 26 November 2014

It's on again, bigger than ever, at the Tharwa Village Hall. Come and see what the local knifemakers have been up to. See fine handmade knives for sale as well as talk to the makers about their craft. A big focus this year is kitchen knives. There are more than twenty makers coming from all ov...

Canberra climbs worlds best student cities rankings

By 26 November 2014

Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education Katy Gallagher has welcomed news that Canberra has risen 16 places in the QS Best Student Cities 2015, the biggest jump of all six Australian cities represented. Canberra entered the London-based institute’s ranking of the top 50 cities for stude...

Two car accident in Charnwood

By 25 November 2014 1

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service are on scene at a two car accident at the corner of Ginninderra Drive and Tillyard Drive, Charnwood. Firefighters have used hydraulic rescue tools to remove the roof of a car and extricate one male patient. Intensive Care Paramedics have stabilised the ...

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Blue Dingo Motorcycle Apparel - A great Canberra export

By 15 July 2008 18

A motorcycling friend of mine (pictured in the slideshow - he's far too ugly to show his face) has been raving about the riding gear Blue Dingo are making. Designed here in Canberra he reckons the Snowy II is not only the best motorcycle jacket out there, it's also one of the cheapest. It'...

Truffles in Canberra

By 15 July 2008 36

The SMH's 'Good Living' is giving a plug to Canberra's Truffle Shed. Apparently you too can get your hands on locally grown truffles on Wednesday between 10 and 2 at 311 Majura Road, Majura. It'll set you back $250 to $350 for 100g of the black gold, but apparently you only need 40g to cook fo...

Todd Scott Lemmon gets $50k for falling off a swing

By 15 July 2008 36

The ABC informs us that one Todd Scott Lemmon, 20, has been awarded $50,000 for injuries caused when he fell of the 'giraffe swing' in the Gungahlin Town Park. He was 14 at the time. A welcome reminder of the need of the Government to take care of these facilities? Or litigation robbing the commu...

All go for Belco Arts

By 15 July 2008 1

The Chief Minister has announced that the contract for the Belconnen Arts Centre has been awarded and they expect construction to begin in the next month. "Project Co-ordination will build the landmark Centre, which will strengthen Canberra's reputation as a vibrant arts community and support the...

Uni of Canberra wants you for its 40th celebrations.

By 15 July 2008 7

The Uni of Canberra is trying to get in contact with all of its ex staff and students in time for the 40th anniversary celebrations later on this year. If you are an alumni, or if you know any alumni, you can register online at www.canberra.edu.au/alumni. If you currently have or have had an...

Police wrap - 15 July

By 15 July 2008 18

The following in from our heroes in blue: 1. A woman making deliveries in Chisholm has beaten fought off an atttacker who tried to grab her at 3am. A bit of a worry this one. Despite police calling in the dogs he was not caught. "The offender was described as Caucasian, approximately 183cm (...

Anzac Park West

By 15 July 2008 55

Sorry guys but I asked this question tonight in an other post. Anzac Park West that was refurbished for the AFP until they pulled the pin: who occupied it before? I have heard that it had a "secure area" in the basement. So was it part of the intelligence community in the past or what? Was i...

It's Official - Parton boned from 106 by co-host and GM

By 15 July 2008 30

Bumped into a reliable source last night. our thoughts on previous posts are true I heard that Mark Parton had the knife put in by his own co-host Lisa and the GM twisted it. This is nothing short of a disgrace. Bye Bye 106. Our thoughts are with you Mark. When are radio stations going to s...

Freedom, or stupidity?

By 14 July 2008 20

Well it's not like I don't give you all plenty of stories without video, so no whingeing please. In this effort kieranbennettmedia shoots fireworks at himself to make a point for freedom. Is this an argument for? or against? Over to you....

For the price of a stop, the wall was lost

By 14 July 2008 30

As taken in the men's bog of Edgar's in Ainslie tonight. God gave us rubber door stops for a reason. (yes the black blob is a hole) Anyway, even when taking a dump I'm still on the job....

What's WIN News trying to say?

By 14 July 2008 44

So... The story is about the NAIDOC ball, the previous story was about rookie police successfully operating a breathalyser. But why this? A pint or alco-pop to the best fictional explanation....

ACT government commissions review of suicide attempt

By 14 July 2008 68

[First filed: July 08, 2008 @ 09:05] The ACT Government has commissioned two independent reviews of how a suicidal woman tried to hang herself with a seatbelt in the back of a Corrective Services van as she was driven from the ACT Magistrates Court to Belconnen Remand Centre. Last night, the 4...

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