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Best of Canberra Taste Off – Butcher

By 24 November 2014
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Sunny and 32 degrees on Saturday, I was ready to host an Aussie Summer BBQ. There were so many recommendations for which butcher I should visit, as far as Gungahlin and Wanniassa. ...

Out of Africa

By 24 November 2014 6
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I have been criticised for drawing attention to the effort mounted in Iraq and Syria to counter ISIS and its call on the lives of our soldiers. My critics drew my attentio...

Strict safety regulations no good for creative businesses, says The Hamlet owner Nik Bulum

By 24 November 2014 5
A photo posted to Facebook last week shows officials at The Hamlet as they prevent the venue from hosting a student exhibition on site.

Entrepreneur and property developer Nik Bulum has called on the ACT Government to relax building safety restrictions, claiming that overly strict regulations are impacting crea...

Canberra Opshoppers Guide – Vinnies Monster Warehouse sale

By 24 November 2014
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The Vinnies Monster Warehouse sale has been and gone for another season, and as a well-seasoned thrifting veteran I thought I’d put together a list of tips for first-timers. ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 23 November 2014
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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...

Witnesses sought to collision in Kambah

By 24 November 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred in Kambah on Saturday (22 November) involving a motorcycle and bicycle. About 8:30pm a cyclist was riding in a n...

Record nominations for Inclusion Awards

By 24 November 2014

A record number of people and businesses have been nominated in this year’s Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards, which recognise the contributions made to welcome, encourage and support people with disability in our community. This year 79 nominations were received across four categories for a...

New laws to protect privacy

By 24 November 2014

Canberrans will be better protected from unlawful voyeuristic behaviour by new legislation to be introduced into the Legislative Assembly this week, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, said today. The Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 will strengthen prohibitions on indecent behaviour using ca...

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Dodgy TV (ABC + 10) Fraser - anyone else?

By 24 October 2014 1

No signal on those two stations since storm yesterday.  Anyone else in the Fraser area having the same trouble, or it is just us? cheers MS...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014 3

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

What’s on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014 2
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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...

ACT’s largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 5
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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 34

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...

Fitz’s Challenge Heroes - Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014
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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 International Film Festival Opening Night - David Cronenberg's "Maps

By 24 October 2014
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“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Sex in the ACT (Podcast) - Fiona Patten

By 24 October 2014 3
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Mike Jeffreys talks to Fiona Patten, Leader of the Australian Sex Party, about regulation and organisation of the sex industry in the ACT. [soundcloud url="https://api.sound...

Automatic garage roller doors

By 23 October 2014 2

Hi, We are replacing our very old garage doors with auto roller doors.  Anybody got any recommendations on a good reliable firm. Thanks...

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...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

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