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Swan Valley: One reason to make the trek over to the West Coast

By 5 July 2015
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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 ...

Weekend cafe hot spot: Barrio, Braddon

By 4 July 2015

Last weekend I shared my experience at Elemental and mentioned that I also stopped in at Barrio Collective Coffee, a few doors up. I wasn’t satisfied by my brief check-in last we...

A look around Canberra – Chapman

By 3 July 2015 8

The suburb of Chapman in Weston Creek is named after Austin Chapman, a former minister who held the portfolios of defence, health, trade, and customs, at various points during ...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (4th and 5th July 2015)

By 3 July 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Aranda, Phillip, Kingston, Dunlop, Ngunnawal, Casey, Monash and Wright. Happy Friday! Saturday 4 July 35 Port Jackson Circuit Phillip 7am...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (4 and 5 July 2015)

By 2 July 2015 1
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How do you plan to spend this weekend? There’s plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendor...

Where can I find kids’ interior shops in Canberra?

By 4 July 2015

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...

Missing man: Have you seen Daemon?

By 3 July 2015
Missing man Daemon Wolfe

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Daemon Wolfe. Daemon was last seen leaving a house in Greenway on foot about 4.30pm yesterday (Thursd...

Dentist recommendations in Canberra?

By 3 July 2015 8

Can anyone recommend a good and gentle dentist, please? I've read the ones that were submitted in another query in 2011 and just wonder if there are any more recent dental reco...

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Candidate Questionaires for 26 September

By 26 September 2008 18

1. Bonus points go to Dr Alvin Hopper, CAP for Molonglo, the first candidate to answer your questions and return a completed RiotACT candidate questionaire. Many thanks to him for leading the way. 2. RiotACT regular Mike Crowther, CAP for Ginninderra, is the second cab off the rank....

New Tower on Tuggeranong Hill

By 26 September 2008 19

Has anyone else noticed the new tower on top of Tuggeranong Hill? Does anyone know what it is?...

Election Betting Market update - Liberals still friendless

By 26 September 2008 24

After a week of campaigning that's brought us nothing more substantial than Bartlett-gate, the 3-to-1 return on the Liberals hasn't been enough to attract them more support in the betting market. Prices stayed flat until this morning, when the ALP shortened again slightly. Note that the depth o...

Police Wrap - 26 September

By 26 September 2008 3

1. Apparently ACT Policing's visit to the Cooma tip was productive: Police investigating the death of a 43-year-old woman at Charnwood in late July have located a number of items of interest to the investigation. These items were recently recovered from a property in north Canberra and from t...

Skidbladnir for the win - First Premium member freebie handed over

By 26 September 2008 11

Congratulations to Skidbaldnir, the first winner of our freebie swag give-aways with a six-pack of tasty Barons Pale. We plan to do many more of these in future, but you do need to be a premium member to enter. Just saying is all....

Serious about a career in television?

By 26 September 2008 5

Southern Cross TEN are opening their Canberra studios to Year 10, 11, 12 and tertiary students. - Check out what heppens in front of the camera and behind the scenes - Get pumped about the exciting career opportunities available to you in this fast-paced industry - Hook up with industry pro...

Where did all the flowers go!

By 26 September 2008 23

It would seem that there are less and less flowers at Floriade each year, I can remember back in late eighties when the Netherlands Government gave the Flowers to the people of Australia as a bicentenary gift there where a considerably more flowers. Also the Floriade literature fails to mention the ...

Election Wrap - 26 September

By 26 September 2008 23

Coasters: PM sent in the following suggestion for the Labor DVDs being posted out to electors: "As a way of recycling the unsolicited mail that is "Stanhope: The Movie" (coming to a letterbox near you), The Pot Belly is gladly accepting the DVDs and will use them as coasters. It's either th...

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 94 - Teddy Conrick

By 26 September 2008

Canberra's longest running podcast has for once adhered to a regular schedule and returns to grace your speakers. This week it features the celtic majesty of Canberra College's finest sly smoker, Teddy Conrick, forming the centerpiece of podcast number 94. Track List: Peanut Butter and... 8:1...

Vegetarian Restaurant in Belconnen

By 26 September 2008 27

Hi all, I am entertaining a couple of vegetarians next week and need to find a decent restaurant that does a good selection of vegetarian meals. Needs to be in the Belconnen Town Centre. Suggestions?...

Floriade Nightfest - a perspective

By 26 September 2008 39

Floriade Nightfest: Floriade without the nice sunny day and beautiful tulips to admire! My wife had somehow managed to convince me to attend the opening night of Floriade Nightfest. Skipping over the complaining and bribing involved over the last few days, I found myself lining up at the mai...

Candidate list for 2008 election

By 25 September 2008 28

Elections ACT has published the full list of candidates for the upcoming election. Highlights for mine include: -- No independents in Brindabella? Is tuggers really so devoid of personality. -- Harold Hird is taking another swing, part of a crowded Ginninderra ticket including Democrats, Mark...

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