REDSUN FYSHWICK is located at Unit 3 of 3 Pirie street. We currently have 3 air-conditioned rehearsal rooms to cater for Canberra’s musician community. Redsun Fyshwick runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and all rehearsals are BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Our normal rehearsal block is 6.30pm – 10.30pm Monday – Friday however we can [...]
Fyshwick store evacuated Customers and staff were evacuated from a Fyshwick retail outlet this afternoon after the presence of smoke.
The ACT Fire Brigade were called to WOW Sight and Sound after receiving an automatic fire alarm at 1:34.
Several fire crews arrived a few minutes later.
Firefighters investigated and found the smoke was coming [...]
The Sydney Morning Herald has the news that a group of illegal Thai sex workers have been caught by Immigrations raids on two Canberra brothels in Fyshwick.
A departmental spokesman said three of the women had been taken to Villawood detention centre in NSW, pending their removal from Australia.
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Another two Thai women [...]
This in from ACT Policing:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the theft of a truck and excavator from Fyshwick on Tuesday night (December 14).
Sometime between 4pm Tuesday December 14 and 6.30am Wednesday December 15, persons have gained entry to a building site on the corner of Gladstone Street and Newcastle Street in Fyshwick.
A tip-truck and [...]
This in from the ESA:
4:15am Tuesday 14 December 2010 – Building fire in Fyshwick The ACT Fire Brigade is responding to reports of smoke issuing ron a building in Lyell Street Fyshwick.
Update to follow.
4:35am Tuesday 14 December 2010 – Update – Building fire in Fyshwick The fire within a window framing business has [...]
1. Fyshwick blagging:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred yesterday (December 3) at the United Service Station in Fyshwick.
About 9.22pm the offender entered the service station on Canberra Avenue brandishing a knife and demanded money from the 38-year-old male attendant. The attendant opened the register and handed over a sum of [...]
1. Fyshwick servo rolled:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the United Service Station in Fyshwick this morning (Wednesday November 17).
About 2.05am, a man entered the service station, approached the counter and threatened the male attendant with a knife, demanding cash.
The male attendant opened the register, and the offender reached over [...]
1. The young will want to go fast:
ACT Policing has caught three motorists driving at excessive speeds since the beginning of October despite a highly publicised road safety and enforcement campaign.
A NSW provisional licence driver was caught travelling in his black Ford utility at 112 km/h in a 60 km/h signposted zone yesterday afternoon [...]
1. This is living!
ACT Policing has released images of a burglary which occurred at the BCF store in Fyshwick on Thursday (September 2).
About 11.25pm, offenders entered the store and escaped with a number of stolen items including Boat Fish Finder GPSs, Waeco fridges, sleeping bags and various reels and rods.
Police believe five males were [...]
[First filed: Aug 17, 2010 @ 9:24]
The smh brings us word that the DFO empire is on the brink of collapsing in debt which could also mean the end of the half empty Fyshwick site.
Banks are likely to appoint receivers Korda Mentha as early as today to South Wharf Retail, which owns South Wharf DFO [...]
1. Calwell Fail:
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old Calwell man after he was allegedly caught driving with a high Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) last night (August 5) on two separate occasions.
About 11.20pm on Thursday 5 August Police stopped the man on Canberra Avenue, Fyshwick. The man was subjected to a roadside screening test which returned [...]
Have moved jobs to Fyshwick – can’t find any decent coffee here.
Tried several like Pelligrinos, the Harley place, Buzz but all very average.
Does anyone know a good coffee place??
1. Perhaps a little old for this work:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in the car park of the DFO shopping centre in Fyshwick which occurred around 11:50am this morning (Monday 19 July).
Two males approached the 69-year-old victim, a security officer, shortly after he entered the car park and forced him to [...]
1. Busby man brought back:
A 19-year-old man from Busby, NSW will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday 7 July) charged with aggravated robbery after a successful extradition by ACT Policing detectives today.
Police will allege the man committed the aggravated robbery at the United Service Station, Canberra Avenue in Fyshwick on Friday [...]
1. Ram Raiders!
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident where a vehicle was used to ram an ATM located at the Fyshwick Food Markets early this morning (Thursday July 1).
About 4:31am, police were called to the incident in Dalby Street, where a vehicle appears to have been driven into two metal bollards, some [...]
1. Pushing the limits:
ACT Policing has arrested a 15-year-old female over multiple triple zero calls made in the early hours of Wednesday, June 23.
Emergency services received up to 13 hoax phone calls from the young person between 12.40am and 5.30am, requesting attendance at a location in Lyons. Each time emergency services arrived they could [...]
1. Mad Bomber in Fyshwick:
Officers from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations and Bomb Response teams are investigating an attempted robbery from an ATM which occurred at the front of the NAB on Wollongong Street in Fyshwick this morning (June 11).
Around 2:57am, police were called to the bank following the activation of the premises’ alarm. [...]
The Canberra Times brings word that Melbourne’s Fulvio Gobeo is planning to expand his X-rated businesses in Canberra (facebook tells us he is a director of “TIFFANY’S PALACE, 5 star bordello, escorts available for $280 per hour”).
The new venture, planned for Gladstone Street in Fyshwick, is going to be a strip club to break Sinsations’ [...]
Cycling into Fyshwick from Dairy Flat road, there is only one safe off-road option (and Fyshwick is one place where you really want to avoid the roads as a cyclist), and not only is tribulus terrestri growing on the sides of the path, but some bright spark with a mower persistently finishes the job by [...]
From someone who works out there, I hear that large sections of Fyshwick have been having multiple, daily power outages for the last two weeks. The area affected appears to be at least from Towsville St through to Harvey Norman (Barrier St). One person suggested the entire Fyshwick ‘suburb’ might be affected.
From talking to people [...]
[First filed: Nov 21, 2009 @ 9:47]
I was at work in Fyshwick today when we saw the fire just as it had started, as grey smoke was billowing into the sky and starting to spread out with the wind, as we watched the smoke thickened and started to blacken and a toxic smell was in [...]
If you are a secondhand book lover, you might have heard of the the Bookery Books at the Fyshwick Plaza.
Last Saturday, I popped by to buy some books and was told that the shop is having a end of lease 50% sale.
Curious, I asked where she’s moving to and was told that [...]
[First filed: September 12, 2008 @ 14:01]
My lasting impression of DFO is a tattooed bloke in a tank top, reeking of tobacco, pushing a pram and producing an ear splitting belch.
Getting in to the new shopping megapolis around 11am was an experience in itself. Trekking along Canberra Avenue we found it just as we were [...]
Having seen the free beer add on RiotACT for Zierholz at the Brewery I thought that it would be an opportune time to go and experience the venue. I have previously drunk a range of Zierholz beers at venues around town and even experienced the wonder that is their mini keg system but I was [...]
http://www.dfo.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=86&Itemid=30 says that it will open in 2008 and a job advertisement that I found for a manager in an unnamed shop at http://mycareer.com.au/jobs/canberra-act/retail/store-department-management/6264938+store+manager+and+casuals.aspx says that the job starts in mid June 2008. The complex has been under construction for some time now and looks pretty close to being finished. Does anyone know if [...]
Nothing online that I can find, but yesterday a large section (probably 50m by 10m) of steel roof was blown clean off a warehouse in Fyshwick by a very localised wind storm.
The building concerned was on Collie street.
SES volunteers from Belconnen, Woden, and Tuggeranong units, working with harnesses and safety lines due to the height [...]