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Best of Canberra taste off – Pub food

By 6 July 2015 2
Edgars 1

Pub food is great winter food – hearty, down-to-earth and honest. When I go out for a pub meal, I’m looking for a comforting feed that won’t leave me hungry. This week’s ta...

No bets on Abetz

By 6 July 2015 18

The latest little pearlers from Senator Abetz just about say it all for me. Straight out of the moral code of the 1950s! Anyone opposing his view should get out of the kitchen....

How UC plans to become a world-ranked university by 2018

By 6 July 2015 5
university of canberra

If the University of Canberra is to become a world-ranked university, we need to improve infrastructure in Belconnen. I attended a public meeting late last month in which...

Swan Valley: One reason to make the trek over to WA

By 5 July 2015
Swan Valley 10

Hands up if you’ve heard of the Swan Valley. I hadn’t before last week, but now after getting a little taste for some of their food and wine, I certainly want to hear more. If ...

Does anyone know what happened to Cafe Bamboo in Braddon?

By 6 July 2015 2

My wife and I had a favourite Chinese restaurant, Cafe Bamboo, on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. It was forced to close as their building was demolished to make way for new apartm...

String of aggravated burglaries over weekend

By 6 July 2015

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to three aggravated burglaries in Wanniassa, Mitchell and Mawson early Sunday morning (5 July). About 5am, police received a report that tw...

Stepping Up ceramics market place

By 6 July 2015
AP 4.1a Dimity Kidston

The three-day Australian Ceramics Triennale will bring some of the world's best ceramicists to Canberra this week, flooding the city with 35 exhibitions across various location...

Where can I find kids’ interior shops in Canberra?

By 4 July 2015 6

I'm new to Canberra and want to decorate my children's bedrooms. (1, 3 & 8 years) Can the more knowledgeable here point me in the direction of any good shops with pro...

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The solution to ineffective speed cameras in the ACT is...

By 18 May 2015 23

You guessed it - more cameras!! The Canberra Times reports the astonishing finding that we're not being fined often enough because we're used to the cameras, so we need more ca...

Have your say on Canberra's taxi industry

By 18 May 2015 5

Canberrans are invited to have their say on Canberra's taxi industry, Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Minister Shane Rattenbury have announced over the weekend. From the medi...

Double dip, backflip and FBT pike

By 18 May 2015 19

Sometimes, for this old Laborite, this government just keeps on giving. If my amusement is part of my age of entitlement, then go you good thing! Was it Hockey and Cormann w...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Turkish

By 18 May 2015 8

In this week’s call out for Canberra’s best Turkish, votes came in for Turkish restaurants from across the Canberra region. Some notable mentions go out to Turkish Pide House i...

Aggravated burglary in Kambah

By 18 May 2015

ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at a home in Ashby Circuit, Kambah, early yesterday morning (Sunday, 17 May). Around 12:05am, the victim was...

Canberra writer Rosanna Stevens wants to talk about periods

By 18 May 2015
Kate and Rosanna

Canberra writer and YWCA Great Ydeas grant recipient Rosanna Stevens was in the Philippines last week, but not for the tropical holiday you might expect. Instead, she was tr...

In pictures: FASHFEST 2015

By 17 May 2015

The FASHFEST runway shows are over for another year, and what a year it has been! Starting with the model castings, the announcement of the two faces of FASHFEST and the change ...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 17 May 2015

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...

Police investigate assault in Kambah

By 17 May 2015

Police are calling for witnesses who may have seen an assault take place at the Caltex Service Station on O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah last night (Saturday, 16 May). Between...

Canberra's friendliest off-leash dog meeting places

By 17 May 2015 7

Did you know that most Canberra neighbourhood ovals and sports fields (areas that are irrigated), and lots of parks around our suburbs are designated dog off-leash areas? Dog walkers in the know meet up in these areas, usually late afternoon, to chat while their dogs play together, chase balls, s...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Cream Cafe & Bar, Canberra City

By 16 May 2015

I have found myself spending a lot of time in the city trying to find food this week. It would seem that being a Fashfest model causes quite the appetite – who would have thought...

Photography competition: Australian rock star (photos) wanted

By 15 May 2015

Geoscience Australia is on the look-out for photos with rock-star qualities, with entries now open for the 2015 Top GeoShot photographic competition. The theme for this year...

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