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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 4

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 2

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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Canberra Property - boom before the bust?

By 27 October 2007 62

It seems the media is in a tizz at the moment about property prices. Canberra has been highlighted as one of the capital cities where property prices are booming. Although prices in the Canberra market do appear to be slightly overinflated, so with another interest rate rise looming, are we seeing t...

Funding for student welfare in high schools

By 27 October 2007 3

The Canberra Times is reporting that Canberra's 17 government high schools will receive $14.6 million for new pastoral care coordinators, social workers, community nurses and disability workers to help promote student welfare. ACT Education Minister Andrew Barr will announce the four-year package...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning ACT

By 26 October 2007 12

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued this warning for the ACT. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Move your car under cover or away from trees. * Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony. * Keep clear of fallen power lines. * Keep clear of cree...

Canberrans buck the trend with their bucks

I was perusing the Financial Review today (as I occasionally do when there is absolutely nothing else to read) and came across an interesting mini-article on page 24. I can't find the story on their website, but the article basically said that where every other punter in Australia is betting on the ...

Music at the Creek (Majors Creek near Braidwood, NSW), 16-18 November

By 26 October 2007 4

Early bird tickets close on Friday 2 November for Music at the Creek (Majors Creek, NSW), Friday 16 to Sunday 18 November 2007.What is Music at the Creek? A friendly festival of music, dance, poetry, children's activities, sessions and workshops. It's the festival where the person sitting next t...

Wet weather driving madness!

By 26 October 2007 33

Yesterday, as we all know, it was raining quite heavily. When it rains heavily in Canberra, you can usually bet that everyone is going to drive to work rather than use an umbrella at a bus stop. What this also means is that the people who don't usually drive, choose to drive in the worst conditions ...

Pantie Power in Canberra

By 26 October 2007 4

The International Pantie Power movement is targetting the Burmese Military Junta in a unique way. According to the authors, the Burmese Military Regime is not only very brutal, but also very superstitious, one of those superstitions is that contact with a womans sarong or panties can cause a los...

Friday Public Service Drinkies

By 26 October 2007 17

Now that it is heading for a lovely Friday afternoon, many public servants will be preparing to retire to their various dark or cramped social function rooms at around 3-4pm to knock back a couple of beers with their colleagues. The trestle tables will be out and the plug in radio fired up with a mi...

Local Videos and More

By 26 October 2007 1

http://canberra.iprime.com.au/ Prime Televison has launched a site with more news happening in the Canberra region And covers extreme sports, weather, music and more ! so check it if you havn't alreadly It also features Skateboarding From "Thats Right Folks Dont Touch That Dial" Host Rhys Den...

Another Police Chase...

By 26 October 2007 21

Morning All, I was at the Kambah Caltex opposite Kambah High this morning filling up. Heard a siren and looked up to see a Black Commodore ute race through the lights from Summerland cct at what looked like 100Km/h+ followed about 2 seconds later by a lime green XR8 police car doing much more th...

Beat the Bastards Competition

By 25 October 2007 17

In the tradition of JJJ's Beat the Drum Competition, the ACT Democrats are bringing back the fun and the excitement in a new competition. Being the underdogs, unlike the other...

Simon has 100% nothing to say about 60% of prison...

By 25 October 2007 14

Q: What do you do when it is a really slow news day, you really have nothing of relevance to say and desperately want to get your ugly face in the media? A: You put out a totally meaningless press release that says absolutely nothing of relevance and tell people nothing meaningful other than our...

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