Last December we made plain the differences between a condor and the suburb of Conder.
Simon Corbell’s office, it seems, were not paying attention.
“The government has invested in a range of new fire and ambulance stations across the Territory, and these new planning variations, tabled today, rezone land to allow for new stations to be built [...]
Was shocked to see this riding to/from Jamison from Aranda.
Its replacing the beaten trail from since the Feds built the people bridge.
Bitch about self government, but they do listen eventually.
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Ben_Dover has sent this one in:
Roo track down at Aranda Bush. A lovely little walking area.
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While flying a quad copter over the Aranda bushland area to photograph some kangaroos today the camera caught some funny roo action after a crash.
Have a laugh to start off the New Year.
ACT Policing apprehended two 17-year-olds for aggravated burglary at Aranda Primary School this morning (Friday, December 7).
About 2.15am, police were called to the location after reports of multiple intruder alarms being activated.
Belconnen patrols conducted an internal search of the building while the dog team searched the perimeter.
Two young people were located inside the building and [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue have extinguished a fire in a double garage in Aranda this afternoon preventing it from spreading to a nearby property.
Firefighters rushed to the Noala Street property after receiving numerous emergency triple zero (000) calls at 4:22pm.
Fire crews are now mopping up at the scene whioch has caused extensive damage to the [...]
ACT Policing has expressed outrage over the stupidity of two drivers who were caught drink driving last night (November 6).
Around 8.40pm, police stopped a blue Mazda 6 sedan while conducting random breath testing on Caswell Drive, Aranda. The driver, a 22-year-old Kambah man, returned a Blood Alcohol Concentration (AC) reading of 0.079. He will be [...]
How many times can the Aranda and Calwell emergency services facilities be announced? July doesn’t seem so long ago. But it’s an election so here we go:
If re-elected in 2012, ACT Labor will invest nearly $44 million to build new emergency services stations at Aranda and Calwell/Conder.
ACT Labor will also invest more than $4 million [...]
Simon Corbell has announced he’s kicking off the Development Variation process for two new combined fire and ambulance stations:
“The proposed variations to the Territory Plan will bring emergency services stations closer to the communities that they serve, and provide for quicker response times from ambulance and fire and rescue,” Mr Corbell said.
“Territory Plan draft variations [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man after a vehicle pursuit early this morning (Friday, May 18) which ended on Haydon Drive.
Around 4.25am today, a Belconnen Patrol team was conducting laser speed enforcement and roadside breath testing in Aranda when a Nissan Pulsar did not slow down and drove directly towards an officer.
The officer was [...]
Territory and Municipal Services are giving notice of a big program of burns today:
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) four controlled burns will be conducted Monday 30 April 2012, at the following locations.
– Bushland adjacent to Evella Court in Amaroo
– Bushland adjacent to Barada Crescent in Aranda
– Bushland [...]
Two controlled burns in the ACT today
The ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS) will conduct two controlled burns today, Tuesday 17 April, 2012, weather permitting , at Black Mountain Nature Reserve adjacent to Firth Road, Acton and in bushland adjacent to Barada Crescent in Aranda.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for both burns is [...]
Territory and Municipal Services are warning they’re going to be getting busy with the drip torches around Aranda tomorrow:
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Wednesday 4 April 2012, in bushland adjacent to Bindubi Street in Aranda.
The burn is approximately 9 hectares in [...]
Territory and Municipal Services are warning of a big 13 hectare burn planned for tomorrow around Bindubi Street.
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Tuesday 27 March 2012, in bushland adjacent to Bindubi Street in Aranda.
The burn is approximately 13 hectares in size.
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a metal garage detached from a house, on Bandjalong Crescent, Aranda.
Fire contained to area of origin in garage.
Minor damage to structure and its contents.
Cause undetermined at this stage with investigations to follow.
Crews alerted following multiple Emergency Triple Zero (000) calls from 8.28am.
9:01am Monday 12 December 2011 [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 26-year-old Charnwood woman and an 18-year-old Aranda woman who allegedly robbed a taxi driver and assaulted police last night (Friday, November 11).
About 10.20pm, a taxi driver collected the women from the West Belconnen Leagues Club in Holt wanting to travel to the city.
During the trip, the 26-year-old woman, who [...]
Katie Gallagher made an extraordinary statement on 666 this morning, in the course of a discussion of discontent about the 80km speed limit on the GDE.
Katie made it clear that she thinks 80kph is too low. When it was pointed out by the 666 presenter that the ACT Government had made a commitment to [...]
In a water double play ActewAGL have made two announcements.
1) Bruce, Kaleen, Aranda, Downer, Hackett, Watson, Cook, Page, Macquarie, and Belconnen might see some dirty water from now until Thursday.
Call 13 11 93 if pain persists.
2) Bonner might be without water completely over the next two days, but it’s expected to be finished by Friday.
ActewAGL are warning that a large swathe of North Canberra can expect discolouration this week as they conduct maintenance.
Bruce, Kaleen, Aranda, Downer, Hackett, Watson, Cook, Page, Macquarie, and Belconnen are all going to be affected.
If it’s still a problem on Friday 6 May call 13 11 93 and let them know.
ACT Policing Traffic Operations this morning (Wednesday, March 30), arrested a 19-year-old Higgins man after his motorcycle was recorded speeding at up to 150km/h through Canberra’s northern suburbs earlier today.
Around 5.45am today, police detected the motorcyclist travelling around 130km/h in a 90km/h zone eastbound on William Hovell Drive in Belconnen.
Police attempted a traffic stop on [...]
Territory And Municipal Services are advising they plan to do a fuel reduction burn in Aranda today.
Like in all controlled burns, safety will be of paramount importance. Experienced fire managers, supported by trained fire-fighters, will conduct the burning operations. Temporary smoke cover may occur. Every effort is made to conduct the burns in weather conditions [...]
With the capeweed going to seed it’s pleasing that another invasive weed is coming into bloom to entertain us with riotous colour and the moans of those who have to fight it.
Pommy Bastard has sent in this picture of the Pattersons Curse doing well at the Aranda bushlands.
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Simon Corbell has announced the start of a road resealing program:
“A contract to the value of $6.2 million has been awarded to Downer EDI Works for this work which will involve the resealing of national highways, arterial roads, rural roads, urban roads and municipal streets, totalling approximately 620,000 square metres of pavement.
“Road resealing in the [...]
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The following in from the ESA:
10:35am Wednesday 29 September 2010 – Hazard reduction burns in Mitchell and Campbell today The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct hazard reduction burn today in Mitchell and Campbell.
The Mitchell burn is located on Flemington Road closed to Wells [...]
Does anyone know the location of Carne Creek Aranda? Google doesn’t know about it – I think this might take a local to answer. There is supposedly an interesting fossil outcrop in the creek bed there. Any ideas?