1. Alleged rapist to face court:
ACT Policing has arrested a 19-year-old Phillip man for a sexual assault that occurred in Kambah earlier this year (January 23).
Police will allege a 35-year-old female was walking along a footpath when she was approached by the alleged offender asking for a light for his cigarette. He [...]
1. Kids being stupid with phones:
ACT Policing is investigating an incident in which the naked image of a female Canberra teenager sent to a friend via a mobile phone was posted on the internet.
The image constitutes child exploitation material and was allegedly viewed by a number of people online. Police are now investigating how [...]
The ABC brings the word that the kambah man who drove his car into Senior Constable Brian McAlonan has been sentenced to 22 months in prison:
A 22-year-old Canberra man who hit a police officer at a random breath testing unit then drove off will spend at least the next year in jail.
Craig Donellan of [...]
1. Dude! Where’s my backhoe?
ACT Policing is investigating the theft of a backhoe from the Transport Industries Skill Centre (TISC), Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) site on Sutton Road, Piallago, ACT.
The site was broken into between 3:30pm on Tuesday 15 June and 7am on Wednesday 16 June. Keys to the backhoe were stolen [...]
1. Red Rooster Rolled:
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to assist its investigation of an armed robbery outside the Red Rooster store in Rylah Crescent, Wanniassa, last night (Monday, June 14).
Two male offenders, both armed with knives and with their faces covered with bandannas or scarves, approached the assistant manager outside the store around 10.40pm, [...]
From the ESA:
7:30am Friday 11 June 2010 – House fire at Kambah ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene of a house fire on Marconi Cres, Kambah. Update to follow.
8.10am Friday 11 June 2010 – Update on house fire at Kambah Fire has been extinguished at the single storey brick veneer house.
Smoke alarm was activated [...]
1. Thuggies out on a spree:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident that occurred on Hindmarsh Drive, Phillip about 12.25am this morning (Sunday 6 June).
A member of the public was harassed by the occupants of a 2009 grey Mitsubishi Lancer sedan that had been stolen the previous day from the victim of one [...]
The ABC brings word that Lake Tuggeranong and a nearby oval have been closed after a sewage spill.
The Environment Protection Authority was alerted to the spill at the Kambah District Playing Field on Tuesday night.
Spokesman Daniel Walters says there is no evidence the sewage reached the lake but testing is taking place.
“This is a [...]
1. Thuggies run wild:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious assault on a 20-year-old man which occurred in Wanniassa early on Sunday morning (May 30).
It is believed the assault occurred between 1am and 2.30am in the vicinity of the Erindale McDonalds car park where two males were attacked by a group of unknown [...]
According to Joy Burch body parts of Buddha himself are in Canberra and can be seen at the Belconnen Arts Centre this afternoon.
Yes my mind is boggling too.
Tomorrow and on Saturday they’ll be on display from 9am to 9pm at the the Sri Lankan Buddhist temple in Kambah (mind boggles again).
Ms Burch urged all [...]
1. Congratulations all on not dying (except for those who died from non-road related matters):
ACT Policing is pleased the roads remained fatality-free over the Anzac Day long weekend, despite issuing 55 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) for a range of traffic offences.
Of the 55 TINs issued over the long weekend, 26 were for speeding, including [...]
1. Trouble at the Lanyon Youth Centre:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary and arson which occurred at the Lanyon Youth Centre, Wednesday 21 April.
Police were called to the Lanyon Youth Centre, Sidney Nolan Street, Conder around 10:50pm following reports of a fire having been lit inside a vehicle parked inside an [...]
1. Thuggies move up to petrol stations:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Caltex Service Station, Marconi Crescent, Kambah this morning (Tuesday 20 April).
Two male offenders, between 17 to 23 years of age, entered the premises around 12:21am and verbally threatened the male attendant.
A sum of cash and cigarettes [...]
From the ACT Policing media release site:
ACT Policing is investigating an incident which occurred in Kambah yesterday (Thursday 3 December) at about 10.30pm.
A 28-year-old female was driving southbound along Namitjira Drive when she saw flashing red and blue lights coming from the vehicle behind her. She pulled her vehicle over near [...]
Does anyone know what the deal is with some recent proposals for supportive housing in Canberra? After seeing a planning notification go up at the car park on the corner of Henty, Ijong and Ipima streets in Braddon (just over the road from the Rex Hotel), I checked the ACTPLA website (http://apps.actpla.act.gov.au/pubnote/index.asp). There are no [...]
The Canberra Times as well as SMH and ninemsn have a story about missing Kambah teen who’s name was finally released today. Brett Fish left his home on Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since.
I won’t rewrite the entire story, his description is there.
I personally know Brett and would love to see him returned [...]
While the MTB & Trials World Champs were finishing up at Stromlo for the day, another huge mountain bike party was just kicking off. Garreth Paton is one of the owner partners of Onya Bike Civic, and also happens to have a very nice pump track in his Kambah back yard.
A pump track is a [...]
I was looking at the punch today and they have a list of Australia’s top bogan suburbs:
Albion Park NSW, Dandenong Vic, Kambah ACT, Redcliffe Qld, Wyoming NSW, Salisbury SA, Chigwell Tas, Ipswich Qld, Rockingham WA, Moe Vic.
Who said Canberra has a bogan suburb?
“Canberra’s sprawling suburbs are so huge that they are split into several [...]
This is not a serious news article so move along people if you’re after something more substantial.
I have recently been clearing out and came a across a cache of my old Kambah High student Newsletters. I thought I’d reproduce the following competition that ran in the August 1992 edition of the newsletter we called ‘Student [...]
Does anyone know what was going on at Kambah High School on Friday night?
Rumour has it there was about 200 kids throwing bottles and causing trouble and a whole heap of Police trying to get it under control?