I thought I’d let people know that traffic is a real mess in Lanyon at the moment. The ACT government has closed Tharwa Drive to put a new sewer main in, and that means that pretty much anything south of Woodcock Drive in Tuggeranong is a mess.
I just drove from Erindale Drive down to my [...]
ACT Policing has seized a vehicle and a small amount of illicit drugs after a driver failed to stop the car as directed in Gordon during the early hours of Wednesday morning (December 17).
About 1.50am, a police patrol member saw a white Holden Commodore station wagon travelling at speed on Woodcock Drive, Gordon. Police activated [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an assault that is likely to have occurred in Gordon in the early hours of this morning (Monday 6 October).
About 4.30am ACT Policing and ACT Ambulance Service responded to a call about an injured male unconscious on the side of the road in Knoke Avenue, Gordon.
The male was [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man and 16-year-old teenager following a burglary in Gordon yesterday (August 7).
Around 12.15pm a woman returned to her home and suspected that someone was inside the residence after hearing the sound of a window opening.
The woman contacted police and members of the Tuggeranong Patrol responded to the incident a [...]
A 30-year-old Gordon woman was arrested this morning after she allegedly assaulted a police officer in Civic.
The officer sustained minor facial injuries as a result of the assault.
Around 3.50am this morning, members of ACT Policing’s Regional Targeting Team intervened in a verbal argument outside Mooseheads in Civic, between the woman and security from the licenced [...]
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, controlled burns will continue across Canberra today, Tuesday 17 December 2013, at the following locations:
– O’Connor Ridge Nature Reserve, adjacent to Dryandra Street, O’Connor
– Isaacs Ridge Nature Reserve, adjacent to Isaacs
– Aranda Spine.
Controlled burns will also be carried out at the following locations [...]
Several controlled burns planned for this weekend have been postponed by the ACT Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS).
However, the ACT Rural Fire Service is conducting a hazard reduction burn tomorrow, Saturday December 14, 2013, at Amber Ridge in Gordon.
Weather permitting, 20 personnel will be on site from 10am with two heavy tankers, three medium [...]
A 38-year-old Gordon woman has attempted to drive home from a Christmas party more than four times over the legal limit.
Around 11.30pm last night (Tuesday, 3 December), police were conducting mobile patrols in Phillip when they observed a vehicle stopped in the bus stop and obstructing a lane on Melrose Drive Phillip between Theodore and [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire at a site office at a construction site on Woodcock Drive, Gordon.
The shed was unattended at time of fire with the office and contents destroyed by fire.
Investigations into the cause of the fire will be undertaken.
ACT Policing has arrested a 20-year-old Gordon man following several driving offences Sunday night (September 8).
About 9.30pm, police received a report of a disturbance and a vehicle performing burnouts in Derrington Crescent, Bonython.
Around 10.15pm Tuggeranong Patrol saw a car matching the vehicle’s description and attempted to perform a traffic stop; however the vehicle failed to [...]
A 20-year-old Gordon man will be summonsed to ACT Magistrates Court on multiple traffic charges after an incident in Gordon early this morning (Friday, 6 September).
About 1.30am Police observed a dark-coloured Holden Commodore utility perform a prolonged burnout at the roundabout intersection of Woodcock Drive and Knoke Avenue.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens in [...]
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A private landholder will today, Wednesday 4 September, 2013 conduct a hazard reduction burn on the property “Jeggaline”, adjacent to the shearing shed, near the Murrumbidgee River Corridor, west of Gordon.
The burn could continue through the week.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J16.
Temporary smoke cover may [...]
ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 64-year-old Gordon woman who has been missing since yesterday (Monday, August 5).
Patricia was last seen about 8am yesterday morning in Gordon. She is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 170cm (5’7”) tall with brown hair and glasses.
Police believe Patricia is driving a gold coloured [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a series of burglaries which occurred yesterday (Wednesday 12 June) in the Gordon area.
A number of items were stolen during the burglaries including cash, Apple iPads, jewellery and a camera.
In each case it appears that windows were broken or doors were tampered with to gain entry into each home.
Police would [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 27-year-old Gordon man after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 11 June) in Canberra’s South.
Around 5:26pm yesterday Police attempted to approach a vehicle parked in Phillip Marketplace.
The male fled the scene and a short pursuit commenced through Phillip before being terminated.
The car was involved in a two vehicle collision at [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire on McGilvray Close, Gordon.
Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire and protect exposures on adjoining properties.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics are also on scene supporting operations with no injuries reported.
Update to follow
Firefghters have contained the fire.
No current threat to adjoining [...]
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Rioter Matt sent us this find on Google Maps.
I dunno if its news worthy, but I found this google imagery of two guys punching up in Gordon.
Does it look like two guys fighting to you?
They could be slow dancing.
It could be one man and a novelty hula-hoop.
Gordon residents will notice a new signalled pedestrian crossing will be operational starting tomorrow on Tharwa Drive.
“The signalised crossing has been installed opposite Lanyon Marketplace, near the
roundabout at the intersection of Tharwa Drive and Woodcock Drive/Box Hill Avenue, to
provide a safe crossing for pedestrians,” Mr Gill said.
“Gordon residents, including residents from the new aged care [...]
A 21-year-old Gordon man will face court following a pursuit early this morning (Sunday, February 24).
Around 1.10 am police observed the maroon Ford XR6 sedan performing burnouts and driving erratically near Woodcock Drive, Gordon.
Police activated their lights and sirens to perform a traffic stop on the vehicle, however it accelerated away.
Police pursued the vehicle as [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a home invasion that occurred in Gordon this morning (Monday, February 11), in which offenders forced their way into a couple’s house, tied them up and threatened them.
Police were called to the Knoke Avenue home about 9.30am when the daughter of the couple arrived home and found her parents [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident Saturday night, (February 9) in which a 24-year-old Gordon man was injured after falling from a car in Rivett.
Police attended a Rivett address around 9.10pm as a man was about to be conveyed to The Canberra Hospital. The injured man told police he had fallen from the rear passenger [...]
My daughter was walking home along Knoke Ave in Gordon today and a small dog started following her, she did manage to get it to stay but it discovered her far ahead , so chased her and came home with her.
She is calling it Toto cause that’s what the dog looks like. the dog [...]
A 29-year-old Gordon man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this afternoon (Thursday, November 29) on steroid supply charges after a series of search warrants were executed earlier today.
ACT Policing’s Drug Team detectives executed warrants on the man’s home in Gordon and on his HSV ClubSport sedan from around 7am today.
The vehicle was seized and [...]
The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will tomorrow, Saturday 15 September, 2012, weather permitting, conduct hazard reduction burns at Bonython and Gordon.
The Bonython Hill burn near Derrington Crescent, Bonython, will commence from 8am to 9pm.
Four heavy tankers, two medium tankers, two light units, five command vehicles and 35 personnel will conduct the burn covering a [...]
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Friday 14 September 2012, at Point Hut Hill adjacent to Woodcock Drive in Gordon.
The burn is approximately 20 hectares in size.
ACT Policing is investigating two aggravated robberies in Canberra’s south last night (Friday, July 13).
Around 8pm, a man armed with a knife entered the IGA supermarket in Gordon and demanded cash. He was given an amount of cash and left the store on foot.
The man is described as approximately 178cm (5’10”) tall, with a medium [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 31-year-old Hawker man for multiple aggravated robbery and theft offences early this morning (June 1).
Shortly after midnight, ACT Policing Criminal Investigation officers executed a search warrant at a house in Gordon. During the search a number of items were seized in relation to ongoing investigations involving aggravated robberies.
Detective Superintendent Brett [...]
ACT Policing is appealing to car owners to remove all valuables from their cars of an evening after a recent spate of thefts in Canberra’s south.
Between Thursday, May 10 and Sunday, May 13, eleven cars were broken into from a number of suburbs in the Tuggeranong area, including Isabella Plains, Kambah, Monash, Chisholm, Fadden, Gordon [...]
Katy Gallagher is letting us know who’s getting the next round of playground renewal:
“The ACT Government has allocated $1 million to the 2011-12 Playground Safety Program which will include upgrades to the play spaces on Muller Street in Yarralumla, Rosman Circuit in Gilmore, Gibbs and Crafer Places in Kambah, and the giant slide at Point [...]
TAMS have announced the playgrounds getting refurbished in the coming year, and boy, is tuggeranong ever getting the works!
Suburbs expecting the goodies are: Yarralumla, Gilmore, Kambah, Gordon, Evatt, Florey, Ainslie and Gowrie.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious house fire in Gordon which occurred early this morning (Thursday, December 1).
Around 4.40am police were notified by ACT Fire & Rescue of a house in Sherwood Crescent on fire.
ACT Fire & Rescue extinguish the fire, and the house sustained major damage. No one was injured as a [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a house fire in Gordon.
Multiple crews were dispatched to the Sherwood Circuit property after receiving a single emergency triple zero call from a neighbour at 4:30am.
Update to follow.
5:03am Thursday 1 December 2011
Firefighters have extinguished the fire.
A search of the property has not found anyone inside.
The cause of [...]