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For your information Rioters: The ACT Government wishes to advise motorists and other road users that both northbound lanes of Eastern Valley Way, between College Street and Cameron Avenue, will be closed from 7 pm tonight, Wednesday 19 June 2013. The closure is to enable preparation for the reopening of Eastern Valley Way (northbound) which is [...]
Shane Rattenbury has gone out on the front foot to let it be known the Auditor-General thinks efforts to be seen to be doing something to improve the lot of homelessness in the ACT can be signed off on: “The report found that there is significant difficulty in the agreed definition of homelessness, which makes it [...]
Katy Gallagher and Andrew Barr have the long awaited news that three new players are entering the Compulsory Third Party insurance market in the ACT: Three insurers: AAMI, GIO and Apia (the Australian Pensioners Insurance Agency) have been granted licences to offer CTP insurance to ACT motorists. The licences will become effective on 1 July 2013. [...]
Chief Minister Gallagher has announced a new scholarship recipient: Chief Minister and Minister for Health Katy Gallagher, has presented the inaugural Peter Sharp Scholarship to first year Australian National University medical student...Show More Summary
The ANU are rather pleased (and quite rightly) that a book written by one of their professors about Australian sex lives has made the PMLA shortlist this year. Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno’s book The Sex Lives of Australians: A History has been shortlisted for a 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Award. Dr Bongiorno’s book has been described by [...]
The National Film and Sound Archive are celebrating the film making scene in Canberra and surrounds with two free exhibitions based around local productions. Tegan the Vegan is a colourful new addition to the Main Gallery exhibition. Tegan the Vegan is a short animated film made by Marisa Martin from Queanbeyan. Based on her own [...]
Are you (or do you know someone) under 25, creative, and would do some really cool stuff if you (they) could just afford to? Here. This is for you (or them): The first application round of the Creative Young Stars Program opened on Saturday 1 June 2013! Applications close at 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on [...]
As the nightmare of an Abbott Government looms ever larger on Canberra’s horizon the ABC has the unhelpful news that the cardigan set have seen their wages grow 5.8% over the last year: The research by the Public Service Commission shows median wages grew 5.8 per cent last year. The increase is nearly double the federal [...]
I came across this recently. I think it would be a fantastic idea for the use up Northbourne Avenue. Imagine one day you driving on road, then one huge “moving tunnel” flying overhead, carring with hundreds of people, you may think it is dream, but it is true, soon this incredible Straddling Bus(3D Bus) will appear on [...]
On a residential street earlier this morning, I noticed a girl making quite the effort in putting this together to make her affections known to MJW??? Whoever he is? And will do anything….. Quite a collections of cars out front, so now sure how many admirers he has? [ED - Got an image of Canberra you want [...]
ACTION buses have been given an award recognising the work they do to help the visually impaired can’t buses. The Vision Australia Making a Difference Award rewards efforts made to improve accessibility of services to visually impaired people, which is something ACTION seems to do well. “We’re pleased to see ACTION’s accessibility services recognised through the [...]
The Roar has the wonderful news that the ACT Brumbies have become the first Australian provincial side since Queensland in 1971 to beat the British and Irish Lions. While the understrength Brumbies could only sub on ever greener players as the game went on the Lions brought more and more first choice players onto the pitch [...]
Kazza the Blank One has sent in some nice shots of the aftermath of today’s storm. Got images of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email them in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
666 ABC is launching Exhumed, a competition dedicated to helping you find interesting unsigned local music. This is a good idea, so good that I’m amazed nobody has already made a contest with the same goals that has more or less the exact same name. Snark aside this sounds pretty cool. The program seems to be formatted [...]
Rioter Triffid has sent us a collection of fantastic photos of Canberra at night and not at night. Thanks! if you’ve got some shot of Canberra you’d like to share with her, please send them to email@example.com.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery occurred inside the Tuggeranong Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Greenway yesterday afternoon (June 17). Around 12.30pm a man entered a manchester store within the centre and started looking at items on display. He was approached by a store employee who offered assistance. The man produced a small [...]
[ 22 June, 2013; 8:00 pm; ] Or is it City 2 Underground? Underground 2 City? City Underground 2? I have no idea. What I do know is that it's a gig, happening at the Magpies City Club and if you don't have plans this Saturday you should probably go check it out.
[no cyclists were harmed or even invoked in the development of this article] so, what do rioters think? i am approaching among other traffic at or just under the posted speed limit, on a major arterial road in the nearside (left) lane, a major thoroughfare (let’s call it ‘northbourne avenue’) when about two-three hundred metres ahead [...]
A source has sent through the pictures from today’s pro wind rally in Garema Place which has left Alan Jones campaigning against looking even more foolish than usual.