Situated on a quiet street in one of Canberra’s most southern suburbs, the Conder community wetlands provide a beautiful green space for families to enjoy, including a playground. Kaden (18 months) and I were lucky enough to stumble upon this playground for our afternoon play this week.
The playground is a small, local playground however it [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two separate incidents, one an aggravated burglary and the other an aggravated robbery.
The aggravated burglary occurred on Christmas Day, (Thursday December 25), about 10pm in Conder. A 45-year-old man was at home when he answered the door to a female friend. A short time later there was another knock [...]
ACT Policing has seized two illicit firearms and an improvised explosive device following the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Conder on Saturday (July 5).
Members from Tuggeranong and Woden Criminal Investigations executed the search warrant seizing a sawn off double barrel shotgun, a sawn off .22 rifle along with ammunition, a crossbow [...]
Two P-plate drivers have been issued Immediate Suspension Notices after losing control of their vehicles while driving under the influence of alcohol on Saturday (21 June).
About 10.30pm, police attended Charterisville Avenue in Conder after an 18-year-old driver doing burnouts and drag racing; lost control of his white Holden Ute on a bend, mounted the gutter, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following the report of an attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl in Conder this morning (Wednesday, 18 June).
About 8.45am, the teenage girl was walking to school when a man got out of his van, which was parked in Cremorne Place, and followed her.
The man grabbed the girl by the wrist [...]
ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to identify the driver of a vehicle who fled from police last night (Thursday, October 24).
Around 11.05pm, police attempted a traffic stop on a dark coloured Holden Clubsport on Eggleston Crescent in Chifley. The driver failed to stop for police, and a pursuit commenced.
Police pursued the [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire at the Conder take away food outlet, Lanyon Market Place, Sidney Nolan Street, Conder.
Fire began in a cooking vat.
Approximately 150 people have been evacuated from the shopping centre as a precaution.
Crews are currently checking for any fire spread in the roof space.
Three pumpers are on scene with [...]
ACT Policing is responding to a report that a suspected pipe bomb discharged on a nature-strip between Lanyon High School and St Clare of Assisi Primary School on Heidelberg Street, Condor, around 2pm today (August, 30).
The incident is currently being investigated by ACT Policing Tuggeranong Patrol officers and the AFP Bomb Response team.
AFP Forensics members [...]
A 23-year-old Conder man will face ACT Magistrates Court this morning after an alleged burglary yesterday afternoon (Monday, 26 August).
About 2.30pm, police were called to an Ebenezer Street, Bonython residence after receiving a report that a man had smashed a window and entered the premises.
Police attended, and located the man inside. He was arrested, and [...]
Members from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team recovered two stolen cars following the execution of a search warrant earlier today (Friday, July 12).
About 9.30am this morning police executed the search warrant at a home in Weston.
Two cars were located which had been stolen recently from car yards in the ACT. A number of [...]
A 20-year-old Conder man will face ACT Magistrates Court this morning after driving a stolen motor vehicle into a police car.
About 10.15pm last night (Wednesday, July 10) a white Nissan Navara was stolen from a car park in Phillip.
A short time later police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle in Dundas Court, [...]
ACT Policing have arrested a 26-year-old man of no fixed abode following an aggravated robbery of a liquor store in Conder last year.
Police will allege that on 17 September 2012 around 7.00pm the man entered the liquor store on Norman Lindsay Street in Conder, threatened a staff member with a knife and took alcohol, cigarettes [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old Chisholm man following a 60 second pursuit in Conder early this morning (Friday, 29 March).
Around 12.20am, police were conducting random breath testing (RBT) on Tharwa Drive in Conder, when a green Hyundai Excel approached the area, turned its lights off and pulled over to the side of the road. [...]
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 [...]
Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Friday 8 March 2013, within the Tuggeranong Hill Nature Reserve adjacent to Tom Roberts Avenue in Conder.
The burn is approximately 37 hectares in size.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Conder yesterday morning (Tuesday, December 11).
Around 9am, a 14-year-old girl was walking along Heidelberg Street near the Vikings Club when she was approached by a man.
The man spoke to the girl before grabbing her left arm. She broke free, hit the man across his face [...]
It’s an ongoing source of frustration in Canberra, but following this morning’s whoopsy in the Canberra Times (screenshot below, apparently introduced by the sub-editor as it’s right in the copy) we thought it was time for a public service announcement.
Quite what Charles Conder did to deserve having a darkest Tuggeranong suburb named after him remains [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the McDonalds restaurant in Conder Tuesday, September 4.
Around 8.40pm a man entered the store with a knife and demanded money from employees.
Employees complied with the offender’s instructions and he left the store. He was seen running across Tharwa Drive in a South-West direction.
The man [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place in Conder on Friday night (August 24).
Around 8.15pm, a man armed with a knife entered the Corks Local Liquor and threatened two staff members standing behind the counter. The man made demands for cash, cigarettes and alcohol.
The staff members complied with the demands before [...]
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 is again reminding motorists of the dangers of failing to properly clear frost and ice from their windows following a collision on Tom Roberts Avenue in Conder early this morning (Wednesday, July 4).
Around 7.50am today, police attended a collision in which a driver, whose view was obscured by frost on her windscreen, collided [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Conder McDonalds yesterday evening (Wednesday, May 30).
About 7.20pm a man, entered the store and walked to the front counter while armed with a large kitchen knife. The man made demands for cash.
The man was given a sum of cash and fled the store.
The name of the man to have committed seven sexual offences against a twelve year old boy (four acts of indecency, two sex acts and one count of using the internet to deprave young people) has been released in an article by ABC News today.
Michael David Watt, a 25 year old youth worker from Conder, [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Conder man for a number of sexual offences on a 12-year-old boy.
Police will allege the offences occurred between November 2011 and February 2012 at a house in Conder and Bonython.
The man was arrested yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, April 17) by detectives from ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated robbery which occurred in Conder last night (Tuesday, January 10).
Around 10.50pm a man was driving along Tharwa Drive when he saw a car with blue and red flashing lights on the dashboard following behind. He pulled over to the side of the road when [...]
ACT Policing is investigating property damage to twelve businesses at the Lanyon Marketplace in Conder over the weekend.
Around 9.30am yesterday (Monday, December 26), police attended the McDonalds restaurant at the Lanyon Marketplace and were shown a number of windows that had been ‘tagged’ by scratching the glass.
Police searched the nearby area and found an additional [...]
Skidbladnir has sent in this marvel of civil engineering one of the over passes on Tom Roberts Ave in Conder, just near St Clare of Assisi School.
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ACT Policing responded to a suspicious package on Tharwa Drive in Conder early today (Friday, December 2).
About 3.45am police discovered a suspicious package on Tharwa Drive in Conder.
ACT Policing General Duties members cordoned the area and requested the Specialist Response and Security (SRS) Bomb Response Team to attend.
The SRS Bomb Response Team is currently examining [...]
Territory And Municipal Services are warning that residents of the southern suburbs of Conder and Banks are going to be losing analog TV a little earlier than the rest of us.
Analog TV services that are transmitted from the self-help site at the Water Tank at Orange Thorn Crescent in Banks will be switched off early [...]
A 17-year-old youth will face the ACT Childrens Court this morning (Thursday, November 3), after an extradition order was granted in the Wagga Wagga Childrens Court yesterday (November 2).
Police will allege the youth committed the aggravated robbery at the McDonalds Restaurant in Conder on September 27, 2010. During the aggravated robbery, the youth threatened staff [...]
My friend has lost her beloved cockatiel in Condor [Ed - we hope we're talking about Conder here] .
She is mostly grey with tinges of colour, has a red spot on her cheek and is very tame.
She flew away yesterday afternoon. Her owner is very distressed at her loss and is desperate [...]
On the 19th of October 2011 at around 10:30pm, I was in my back room putting on fake tan. I didn’t have any clothes on.
Looked up and saw my loungeroom light reflected on a shiny metal camcorder that was being held up over the back fence.
I quietly told my BF who went running [...]