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Should we ban smart watches while driving?

By 1 September 2015 9
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Using a mobile phone while driving has been an offence for quite some time now. But what about sending an SMS from an object that isn't a phone? My partner bought an Apple W...

The bright stuff: Project Lighting goes from strength to strength

By 1 September 2015
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If you’ve bought a light fitting in Canberra, Queanbeyan or the South Coast in the past 40 years, there’s a good chance you’ve visited Project Lighting. The Canberra-f...

Why we need safe access zones outside Canberra’s abortion clinics

By 1 September 2015
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Many years ago, as a student of the Australian National University, I’d often ride my bike past the ACT Health building in the city and wonder why the front was often tassell...

Best of Canberra – Burritos

By 1 September 2015 7
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Burritos are seriously the best. Whether it’s for lunch, dinner or even a cheeky snack, a good burrito will always hit the spot. My favourite thing about burritos is their ver...

$50 load ups in ACT pokies will be allowed – if it’s recommended

By 1 September 2015 1
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Yesterday during the #CBRCabinet event held via the Periscope app, Minister Joy Burch confirmed that $50 poker machine load ups will be allowed if the current committee review...

Quality gym near Civic/Ainslie/Dickson?

By 1 September 2015 1
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I am a student looking for a quality gym near Civic, Ainslie or Dickson. Hopefully I can get fit. I am looking for a price around $10 - $20 a week. Thanks in advance for you...

More speed cameras for the ACT – effective or waste of money?

By 31 August 2015 22
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The ACT Government has announced it will expand the territory’s speed camera network from today, with at least 30 new locations for mobile speed vans being trialled by the en...

Man and teen to face court over Scullin burglary

By 31 August 2015
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ACT Policing apprehended a 27-year-old man from Queanbeyan and 14-year old teen from Florey, for burglary on a house in Scullin on Saturday (29 August). About 2pm, the two all...

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Locksmith recommendations in Canberra?

By 17 July 2015 11
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Hi hive, I want to get someone to install two deadbolt locks on two of my internal doors, but I don't know of any reputable Canberra locksmiths :( Can anyone recommend a ...

Fluffy factions: The sad side story of the asbestos saga

By 17 July 2015 59
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One of the saddest stories (and there are many) to come out of the Mr Fluffy fiasco is the emergence of what I've termed the 'Fluffy factions'. As the ACT Government has wre...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (18th and 19th July 2015)

By 17 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Weston Creek, Red Hill, Florey, Richardson, Forrest and Garran. Happy Friday! Saturday 18 July 2 Edman Close Florey 6.30am to 12pm ...

Friday night live - PJ O'Brien Band

By 16 July 2015
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PJ O’Brien knows how to get a Blues party started. His fat and funky fretwork has been turning heads across Australia, USA, UK and Asia. Along with frequent flyer points PJ h...

Fatal accident on Monaro Highway

By 16 July 2015
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ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle collision on the Monaro Highway this morning (Thursday, July 16) in which a male driver has died. About 5.50am police responded to...

Do I have to accept a TOU electricity meter?

By 16 July 2015 5
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I just got a letter from ACTEW saying they want to fit a TOU Meter . My meter is fine. Do I have to accept it? I've heard people's electricity bills go up and to save any...

The case for a winter escape down the coast

By 16 July 2015 13
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My family and I have arrived home to Canberra from a mini-break at the coast. It was lovely. Obviously it's winter down there too, but gee-whiz an extra five to eight degrees ...

Space Party, the Feldons and the Kingstons at the Polish Club

By 16 July 2015 2
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After a self imposed hiatus modsters The Feldons will be returning to the stage in the company of surf punk kings Space Party and ska/ reggae aficionados The Kingstons for a ni...

Local politics: Here's what you missed this fortnight

By 16 July 2015 6
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That awkward moment when… There’s quite often a moment in the workplace when your boss corrects you, asserting their position as top dog. This could even undermine your ...

15 things to do in Canberra this weekend (18 and 19 July 2015)

By 16 July 2015 3
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This weekend's highlights include the rescheduled World Curry Festival, a CBR Brave home game and a free screening of Paper Planes at the National Portrait Gallery. What are you...

Has NASA forgotten Canberra and the moon walk?

By 16 July 2015 20
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The first moon walk was on 20 July, 1969. I know Canberra was important – but who else remembers? I found out a few months ago while on a holiday visit to Florida, USA. As we...

Seminar: How to beat the cheat

By 15 July 2015
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Would you like to learn how to take control of your life through diet? Nutrivolve and Legacy Apparel are hosting an interactive nutrition course on Sunday 16 August at Canb...

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