Tag Archives: kambah

Hide your drugs before kicking off a blue

By 4 April, 2011

A 43-year-old Kambah man will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on a drug-related charge after police located a large cannabis plant at his home last Friday (April 1).
About 1.00pm police attended the man’s residence after receiving a call about a neighbourhood dispute. Inside his house police located a large cannabis plant [...]

Anyones kids want to earn a bit of pocket money? Letterbox drop- Kambah

By 9 March, 2011

Just thought I would throw this out there but I need roughly 600 flyers delivered to the letter boxes around the Kambah area for my new business.
I’m offering $20 per 100 flyers delivered (you will be provided with a route highlighted on a map) so I figured it could be an after school thing for [...]

Young pedestrian struck in Kambah

By 12 February, 2011

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred on Athllon Drive in Kambah last night (Friday February 11).
About 5.45pm police were called to a collision involving a pedestrian and a car on Athllon Drive, near Learmonth Drive, in Kambah. A 16-year-old boy was crossing the road towards the suburb of Kambah when he [...]

ACT Health Village Creek Centre opens

By 9 February, 2011

Katy Gallagher has announced the opening of the ACT Health Village Creek Centre in Kambah.
Apparently this brings together the following services:
– ACT Equipment Scheme- provides access to a range ofequipment for eligible Canberrans. The scheme assists people with long term illness or disabilities to live safely at home in the community
– ACT Equipment Loan Service- [...]

Drunk and running from the law in a stolen car aged 16

By 9 February, 2011

ACT Policing have arrested a 16-year-old boy following two separate police pursuits in Tuggeranong overnight.
Around 12.10am today (Wednesday, February 9), Tuggeranong General Duties members were conducting mobile patrols in Oxley when they saw a Nissan Skyline which had been reported stolen yesterday. Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, and a short [...]

The return of the Thuggees

By 27 January, 2011

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery in Kambah early yesterday morning (Wednesday 26 January).
About 2am a 21-year-old man was walking alone in the vicinity of Boddington Cres, Kambah when he was approached from behind by a silver vehicle.
The man saw a person wearing a white hooded jumper behind him and immediately felt a [...]

Kambah blue witnesses wanted.

By 25 January, 2011

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an altercation that occurred on Friday, 21 January 2010 at the Kambah Shopping Centre, Marconi Crescent, Kambah around 1.45pm.
Around 1.45pm, the female, driving a silver Subaru sedan and her son, a passenger in the vehicle, nearly collided with a blue Mazda driven by a male in the car park [...]

Police Wrap – 7 January 2011

By 7 January, 2011

1. Six plants in a dog box?
ACT Policing has seized six cannabis plants, approximately 100 cannabis seeds, a small amount of dried cannabis and a container of suspected cannabis resin from an inner city flat this afternoon (Thursday January 6).
Members from City Police Station attended the Ainslie Avenue flats for an unrelated matter yesterday (Wednesday [...]

Police Wrap – 3 January 2011

By 3 January, 2011

1. Calwell home invasion:
ACT Policing has arrested a 39-year-old Kambah man following an alleged burglary which occurred on Saturday evening (January 1) in Calwell.
Around 11.00pm the alleged offender attended a Calwell home where he forced entry to the residence. Once inside, the offender has stolen a men’s wrist watch and medic alert necklace. The occupants [...]

Pursuit Wednesday

By 22 December, 2010

This in from ACT Policing:
ACT Policing has arrested the drivers of two vehicles involved in separate pursuits today (Wednesday, December 22).
In the first pursuit, police were searching for a black Audi Q7 which was stolen overnight from a house in O’Connor. Officers located the Audi in Blackett Street, Downer around 11:14am in which time a [...]

Watcharaporn Nantahkhum pleads not guilty

By 14 December, 2010

The ABC has the giddy news that the 43 year old Kambah woman Watcharaporn Nantahkhum has plead (through an interpreter) not guilty to “possessing a slave, allowing non-citizens to work illegally in Australia and be exploited, and perverting the course of justice”.
A four week trial is now planned in March.
So it allegedly can happen here.
UPDATE: [...]

A special man from Kambah

By 13 December, 2010

This in from ACT Policing:
The national campaign Operation RAID: Remove All Impaired Drivers came to a close at midnight last night (Sunday December 12) with more than 9450 tests being conducted in the ACT over the past 17 days.
The operation, which ran from Friday November 26, was a national initiative involving police forces across Australia [...]

Gas in Kambah

By 13 December, 2010

This in from the ESA who are having a busy day:
10:45am Monday 13 December 2010 – Smell of gas in stormwater drains ACT Fire Brigade investigating a smell of gas in the stormwater drains on Boddington Crescent Kambah, near the intersection with Bacchus Circuit.
No evacuations at this time.
Unusual gas readings have been recorded [...]

Police Wrap – 25 October 2010

By 25 October, 2010

1. It’s important to practice drink driving while young:
A 14-year-old female drink-driver apprehended by police in Kambah early on Saturday morning had been out to practise her driving “while the roads were quiet”.
About 1.15am police were conducting a mobile patrol on Bacchus Circuit Kambah when they observed a green-coloured Mazda utility with four young persons [...]

Road resealing kicks off

By 19 October, 2010

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 [...]

Is Kambah really that bad?

By 14 September, 2010

Hi Everyone
We’re moving our young family over from Perth and are thinking of buying in Kambah.
I hear good things and then REALLY bad things.
Are some parts better than others? Are the Kambah Village shops ok? 
If you had to choose between Wanniassa and Kambah which would it be?
Opinions much appreciated.

Kambah to get a master plan

By 27 August, 2010

Brendan Smyth is celebrating getting an Assembly vote in favour of the production of a master plan for Kambah Village.
“I am delighted that the Assembly agreed with my proposal for the Kambah Village master plan, as a review of retail and other services within Kambah is now well overdue,” Mr Smyth said.
“I have been concerned [...]

Police Wrap – 18 August 2010

By 18 August, 2010

1. One Thuggie Nabbed:
ACT Policing has charged a 17-year-old south Canberra youth with multiple offences after he was arrested near a residence in Kambah yesterday morning (Tuesday, August 17).
Police will allege that over a number of months the youth has been involved in a range of criminal incidents in the Tuggeranong Valley in which [...]

Police Wrap – 4 August 2010

By 4 August, 2010

1. Kambah represent!
ACT Policing arrested a 25-year-old Kambah man overnight for multiple offences after the vehicle he was driving allegedly had collided with a garbage skip outside an apartment complex in Aspinall Street, Watson.
Police were called to the location around 8.40pm last night (Tuesday, August 3) after receiving a report of the collision involving [...]

Police Wrap – 29 July 2010

By 29 July, 2010

[First filed: Jul 29, 2010 @ 9:30]
1. Tree rustlers nabbed:
ACT Policing have arrested two males over the theft of 12 Dragon trees from the National Canberra Arboretum.
The trees were stolen between 6pm (Monday July 26) and 6.30am (Tuesday July 27). Five of the trees have been recovered and returned to the National Canberra Arboretum.
A [...]

Political debate, Kambah style

By 26 July, 2010

No one can ever accuse the Liberals’ young thruster Alistair Coe of lacking enthusiasm.
But it’s intriguing to see he’s been out and about conducting a guerilla campaign against, of all things, the cost of the new suburban poster bollards.
Pictured in Kambah at least one local disagrees. Quite forcefully at times:

Perhaps more interesting is that [...]

Police Wrap – 29 June 2010

By 29 June, 2010

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 [...]

Police Wrap – 18 June 2010

By 18 June, 2010

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 [...]

Craig Donellan gets 22 months

By 18 June, 2010

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 [...]

Police Wrap – 17 June 2010

By 17 June, 2010

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 [...]

Police Wrap – 15 June 2010

By 15 June, 2010

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, [...]

Budgie successfully rescued in Kambah

By 11 June, 2010

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 [...]

Police Wrap – 6 June 2010

By 6 June, 2010

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 [...]

Tuggeranong covered in sewage?

By 3 June, 2010

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 [...]

Police Wrap – 31 May 2010

By 31 May, 2010

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 [...]

Your chance to see bits of Buddha

By 27 May, 2010

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 [...]

Police Wrap – 27 April 2010

By 28 April, 2010

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 [...]

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