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NSW man moves to Canberra; actually likes it

By 4 March 2015 8

I grew up in a small coastal town of about 10,000 called Pacific Palms. My days were filled with the beach or the lake. Most of my adult life was spent in Sydney with the bustle ...

Local leaders – Michael McGoogan (UberGlobal)

By 4 March 2015 1
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Canberra technology prodigy Michael McGoogan founded what would become one of Australia’s largest cloud service providers, UberGlobal, in his Rivett bedroom when he was just ...

Braddon hovering on the cusp

By 4 March 2015 6

There’s a 2008 ACT Planning Report for Braddon in which the key priorities are: To encourage more water- and energy-efficient building design To continue to improve tra...

Cheap eats – Zen Yai (Civic)

By 4 March 2015 5

What do you do after a massive gym workout that's left you shattered? Eat your calories back in Thai food, obviously. I took myself off to Zen Yai in Civic for a lunch time tre...

Best of Canberra – Tacos

By 3 March 2015 9

It’s Tuesday and my favourite thing about this day of the week is the humble taco.  If you are not yet aware of the phenomenon that is Taco Tuesday, it is time to get acquain...

500 drivers caught speeding last month

By 4 March 2015 1

ACT Policing’s traffic targeting during February saw more than 504 drivers caught speeding across Canberra, with four drivers caught travelling more than 45km/h over the spee...

Seselja welcomes funding for safer schools

By 3 March 2015 2

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja has today welcomed funding for Canberra Grammar School under the Coalition Government’s $18 million Schools Security Programme. “Canberra Grammar School is one of 54 schools to receive funding under the programme, which delivers on our election commitme...

ACT Government leads nation on climate change action

By 3 March 2015

Canberra’s environmental watchdog has given the thumbs up to the ACT Government’s response to climate change in the region, Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell and Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment Robert Neil announced today. The commissioner today released his report ...

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Meegan Fitzharris wins Katy Gallagher's seat

By 16 January 2015 1
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Labor political staffer Meegan Fitzharris will represent the seat of Molonglo after winning the spot left by former chief minister Katy Gallagher in a countback. Meegan, who...

Police renew appeal for missing man Robert

By 16 January 2015

ACT Policing is renewing its appeal for the public’s assistance to help locate 36-year-old Robert who has been missing since January 5. Robert Sigismundi left home at 7am...

What’s on this weekend? 17th and 18th January 2015

By 16 January 2015

Welcome back, Friday! We’re in for a sunny and warm weekend, with a forecast maximum of 27 degrees on Saturday and 29 on Sunday. Fingers crossed for similar weather down th...

A Look Around Canberra: Macgregor

By 16 January 2015 6
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This week I went to check out the suburb of Macgregor, situated in Canberra's far west. Macgregor's neighbours are Latham, Dunlop, Holt, Charnwood, and the ACT/NSW border line....

Politics and the price of pillory

By 16 January 2015 16

The price we sometimes pay for freedom of expression is that people can use language to strip people of their dignity and self-respect and reduce them to lesser mortals. It is no ...

Where in Canberra can I buy wholesale lollies?

By 15 January 2015 7

Where in Canberra can I buy small amounts of wholesale lollies, chips and snacks for a new social club snack bar, now that Campbell's Cash and Carry has closed? Does the Rio...

2015 Annual Molonglo AFL Football Club Golf Day, 20 February

By 15 January 2015
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The 2015 Annual Molonglo AFL Football Club Golf Day is on Friday 20 February 2015 at the Murrumbidgee Country Club. Tickets cost $50 per person, which includes golf and lunc...

Making friends when you're new to Canberra

By 15 January 2015 8

The start of the year typically sees an influx of people move to the capital for work or university. I relocated from Brisbane to Canberra nearly two years ago for work. I ...

Readable Graffiti EP launch, 17 January 2015

By 14 January 2015
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Readable Graffiti will launch their new EP, Out to the Races, this Saturday 17 January at Transit Bar. It's their first Canberra show in over a year, and they’re supported...

Ticketek "Print At Home" cost

By 14 January 2015 5

I was looking at the cost of tickets to the upcoming Cricket World Cup group games at Manuka.  $20 general admission seemed to be not too excessive.  Standard mail delivery $...

Burch begins to fall from her perch

By 14 January 2015 33

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has put his foot down on Minister for Racing and Gaming Joy Burch’s plan to scrap the twenty-dollar limit on poker machines, a move that would have...

Local leaders – Emma Grey (WorkLifeBliss)

By 14 January 2015
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Before founding life-balance consultancy WorkLifeBliss, Emma Grey spent a decade working in the public service. She was on long service leave in 2009 when she made the decision...

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