Discover new possibilities at Canberra Volunteers’ Day 2008
What you need to know
When: 10am to 3pm, Sunday 18 MayWhere: Hotel Realm, 18 National Circuit, Barton (between Sydney Avenue and Brisbane Avenue). Why: To discover opportunities to volunteer. To make a difference in your life and the world in which we live. Attractions: More than 70 volunteer-based [...]
I’ve just noticed this article on ABC online where Shadow Attorney General Bill Stefaniac is calling for all AFP officers (presumably including the extra 500 police) to have taser guns issued as standard equipment on their already encumbered utility belts. The theory being that it will ultimately be kinder on criminals who might otherwise have [...]
I’ve recently read an article here from someone looking for a “cheap dentist”. [Ed. Here] I completely agree that “cheap” and “quality” rarely go together. I myself am looking for a good dentist. If they are an MBF preferred dentist that’s all the better, but not a requirement. I can recommend to steer clear of [...]
It never ceases to amaze me when i see fences go up around sections of perfectly serviceable footpath, or sections of road have teams of workmen descend upon them and moments later are ripped up and replaced.
My office building has had fences around it as workmen replace the entire footpath and i’m pretty sure [...]
Questacon – yes thats right…
Taste (Flavour) = 10
Size = 10
Ingredients = 10
Decor/Cutlery = 10
Waiting Staff = 10
Cost = 10
Questacon in the Parliamentary Triangle does not immediately appear on peoples radars when thinking of a lunchtime burger, but I rate it as the best I’ve had in Canberra – understanding as the ingredients change, a range [...]
[ 17 May, 2008 to 18 May, 2008. ] Yes, the moment you’ve been waiting for with baited breath all week. The one post that blows away all others. The RIOTACT DIY weekend guide. Only problem i can forsee this week is that i will be working
For those more fortunate to be able to go to gigs, parties and events, let us know [...]
Just Bands are reporting that Corinbank is go for next year (2009). Great news, fantastic to have a festival like this continue in the area. The longer it runs, the better it will get & from all reports Corinbank was a great festival this year (its first year).
I don’t know if this is good news or not, but the Sydney Morning Herald seems to think so.
Canberra have secured an NRL recruitment coup by signing Sydney Roosters prop David Shillington to a four-year deal starting next season. Shillington, 24, was a priority signing for the Raiders following the departure of Michael Weyman next [...]
Am curious as i have not heard anymore and Canberra media is great for announcing things and not giving closure.
[ 11 April, 2008; 7:30 pm; 12 April, 2008; 2:00 pm; ] Divine Performing Arts Chinese Spectacular at the Canberra Theatre
Fri. 11 April 2008, 7:30pm
Sat. 12 April 2008, 2:00 pm & 7:30pm
The classical Chinese dance company, Divine Performing Arts, continues its international Chinese Spectacular tour with sell out shows from Broadway to London. It returns to Canberra with a dazzling new program on 11 [...]
Amazing! Working where i do, a lot of press releases and intersting emails cross my path on the way up to the management upstairs. Personally, this one left me shocked and astounded. Righto, prepare for the backlash:
“In Light of recent events, channel 9 has decided to cease broadcasting local news in the canberra [...]