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Local leaders – Lachlan Blackhall (Reposit Power)

By 27 May 2015 1
Lachlan Blackhall

Lachlan Blackhall is co-founder of a Canberra technology startup supplying software to one of the world’s most innovative companies, Tesla Motors. Founded in 2012, Reposit...

Cheap eats – Jamie’s Italian (Civic)

By 27 May 2015 11
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Some days you just need a big bowl of carbs to get through the chilly weather. I had a hot tip that Jamie's Italian does a weekday pasta special at lunchtime, so with the days ...

Westside wonder

By 27 May 2015 13

Last July the ACT Government announced plans to develop a shipping container village by the lake on the west side of Commonwealth Avenue. I missed the original announcement, b...

Malcolm Turnbull opens new Canberra government cloud facility

By 27 May 2015

A new Canberra government cloud facility is expected to inject over $1 billion dollars into the local economy. Joined by Minister Marise Payne and ACT Senator Zed Seselja, Canberra Data Centre's new Fyshwick 1 facility was officially opened by Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The data facilit...

Monash Drive – which route?

By 27 May 2015 7
Monash Drive

Thanks for the views and comments on my previous post, Light rail or Monash Drive. If Monash Drive is to be reconsidered, then the next question is what are the possible route...

Dont worry, animal cruelty will only cost you $123

By 26 May 2015 3
dog xray

It took two operations to remove the fishhooks that were ingested by a Staffordshire bull terrier owned by a 26-year-old Canberra woman, who was fined $123, banned from owning...

Bodies in Lake Burley Griffin

By 26 May 2015 14
lake burley griffin

Lake Burley Griffin has had its fair share of bodies, acting as a watery grave for several unfortunate souls in the last century. Some met foul play, one woman's body was found...

Best of Canberra – French toast

By 26 May 2015 16
french toast

French toast is one of those decadent weekend breakfast dishes from my childhood. My parents used to make us French toast when we didn’t quite make it through the loaf of bread...

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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: eighty/twenty, Braddon

By 11 April 2015 2

When eighty/twenty opened its doors not too long ago, I thought it was going to be confusing having a restaurant called eighty/twenty directly across from Eightysix, but the t...

Patient undergoing Ebola testing at Canberra Hospital

By 10 April 2015

A medical professional who recently returned from West Africa has been admitted to Canberra Hospital's isolation ward as a precautionary measure, ACT Health has confirmed. Following the development of symptoms this afternoon, the person will be medically assessed, including undergoing testing f...

Winter workshops: Cheese making, bread baking, growing bushfoods and more

By 10 April 2015
CEC workshops

The Canberra Environment Centre has released its new batch of workshops scheduled to run over the next few months. Workshops are held almost every Tuesday and Saturday with mak...

Australian Heritage Week events in the ACT

By 10 April 2015

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja is encouraging families, parents, teachers, and community groups in Canberra to get involved with Australian Heritage Week. “Australian Heritage Week starts this Saturday and runs until 19 April 2015,” Senator Seselja said today. “Australian Heritage Week ...

Man charged over Gungahlin ram raid

By 10 April 2015 2

ACT Policing has charged a 20-year-old man of no fixed abode following investigations into the aggravated burglary of a Gungahlin jewellery store last month. Around 5.10am o...

A look around Canberra - Wright

By 10 April 2015 21
wright canberra suburb sign

Wright is the first of 13 suburbs to be built in the Molonglo Valley, a massive development project that will eventually connect Weston Creek to Belconnen and house 55,000 resi...

Local sports club profile - Uni-Norths Owls

By 10 April 2015 1
Uni-Norths Owls womens team

When it comes to women’s rugby, few Canberra teams are as formidable as the Uni-Norths Owls women’s team, which won both the ACT premiership and minor premiership double in...

Have you seen this giraffe?

By 10 April 2015 3
missing giraffe statue

It may sound like a tall tale, but police are investigating the theft of Stretch, a six-foot fibreglass giraffe statue from Gungahlin over the long weekend. The statue was stole...

Weekend garage sale guide (11th and 12th April)

By 10 April 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Isabella Plains, Karabar, Gowrie, Bonython, Conder, Wanniassa, Bruce, Harrison and Watson, plus a poultry sale in Yass. Happy Friday! Satur...

Roller derby - Saturday 11 April

By 9 April 2015

See a great big helping of roller derby action in Canberra on Saturday 11 April with not one but two awesome bouts in the one event: “Maulin’ Rogues”. Varsity Derby League's second women’s team, the Rogue Scholars, will be making their debut against the Wagga Derby Dolls’ Murderous Cro...

Canberra op shop guide - Double denim

By 9 April 2015 1

Now that the colder weather is setting in it’s time to start think about ways to stay warm while still making a statement. Autumn is a great time for light layers, long sleeves a...

What’s on this weekend? 11th and 12th April 2015

By 9 April 2015 2

From reptile and amphibian fiestas to the Canberra District Wine Harvest Festival, there's something to satisfy everyone this weekend in Canberra. Let us know your plans in the...

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