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Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 1

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014 1

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

Healthy eating for your family on a budget in Canberra

By 1 August 2014

In the comments on my previous story about local shopping many commenters claimed that a single trip to a big supermarket provided the best prices throughout the cart. I hav...

2014 Floriade NightFest tickets now on sale

By 1 August 2014

Tickets to one of Canberra's most exciting after-dark events, Floriade NightFest, go on sale today. Now in its seventh year, the ticketed twilight event will transform Commo...

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ATC- Skilling or Top Billing?

By 20 November 2007 13

Is the Australian Technical College in Gungahlin a duplication of what already exists in the ACT? On Wednesday 14th November Gary Humphries unveiled his proposal to build a technical college on a vacant site in Gungahlin. He says that the ACT is in need of more institutions like these due to the sk...

Porsche Crash on Lady Denman Drive This Morning

By 20 November 2007 35

Hello, Did anyone else see the crashed Porsche on Lady Denman, just up from the gravel car park this morning? I don't know much about Porsches, but it was grey and had a hard top, so it wasn't a Boxster. I passed it at around 8:30am. The Passenger side of it was munched up. Anyone kno...

Email Interviews - categorised for your convenience

By 20 November 2007 5

To make it easier for you to find out more about the candidates you will actually be voting for, here is a list of all the candidates standing in the ACT electorates and those in nearby NSW, as well as those standing for the Senate for the ACT. All the email interviews that have been published so f...

Moncrieff Concept Plan Community Information Night?

By 20 November 2007 5

Got this in an email, thought some RAers might be interested. SUBJECT: Moncrieff Concept Plan Community Information Night The ACT Planning and Land Authority has commenced a planning study to prepare a concept plan for the future suburb of Moncrieff. Moncrieff, which is located north of the ...

So its time to be a Nimby

By 19 November 2007 22

Okay, so the neighbours have just got a nice yellow ACTPLA sign in their yard, indicating an application for quite a significant change to the title/lease, and to put up some units. Having had a look at the plans, a few of us neighbours are a little unhappy, and in true Nimby fashion are looking to ...

Crash prompts sanity plea?

By 19 November 2007 24

Page 2 of the CT this morning reports another car vs motorcycle duel with the latter coming off second best. Nothing unusual about that, right? On closer inspection the bike is a late model KTM motocrosser, probably an SX 125 or similar. Unregistered, no headlight, no indicators, no brake l...

New Zwish video

By 19 November 2007 1

We've had some great guests on the Insatiable Banalities Podcast and some wonderful times. But for mirth and mayhem it's hard to think of any to top Zwish's visit to the pod in episode 63. Loadedog provides the heads-up that the band have ventured into the world of Lego animation for their lat...

Who is this candidate?

By 19 November 2007 19

Does anyone know anything about House of Reps independent candidate for Fraser, Kerri Taranto? So far I've been able to work out that she's a 'landscape technician', and I'd really rather base my vote on more info than that. Links to a website, contact details, ANYTHING would be most appreciat...

Federal Election Email Interview - Kerrie Tucker, ACT Senate candidate for Th

By 19 November 2007 159

In our continuing series of Email Interviews with local candidates in the coming Federal Election we bring you Kerrie Tucker - the ACT Senate Candidate for The Greens. Kerri...

Letterdrop: Thinking Voting for Greens?

By 18 November 2007 37

I got a pamphlet in the letterbox today, Thinking about voting for the Greens? It was about the risk a voter takes by voting Greens in the Senate and giving them the balance of power. It hits at the Labor Party for dealing with the Greens. Fair enough, get the info out there for all to see. Ever...

Stanhope starts to panic... starting to worry about being caught out gouging

By 17 November 2007 34

It appears that Stanhope is feeling more than a little threatened with his latest incoherent rant "Humphries sets stage for return to ACT politics" fearing the possible return of Gary Humphries to the local government political arena. In reality the Senator Humphries was pointing out some home tr...

black puddings and pork pies

By 17 November 2007 27

In the 'rain' thread, it were made mention o' eric othlewaite o' denley moor. 'is mother made black pudding sooo black, even t' white bits are black! so, where in sunny canberra does one acquire a good black pudding? i've had a few, and have some places of me own to try, but i'm keen to hear of...

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