Yes I know it was last week but I only found this portrait yesterday. It’s in the laneway running parallel to and just east of Nicholson St between Westgarth and Leicester streets. … Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.
Mike Kelly has announced that local radar boffins CEA are getting into the dollars to make the radar the next generation of Australian Frigates will be built around. For those still pining for the 1930s the radar is these days not so much a sensor as a major weapon of most major military platforms. It’s a big [...]
Keo reports on how the Brumbies overcame many advantages to give victory to the NSW Waratahs. They’ll need to play some good rugby to make the finals from here. And if they’re good enough to play it they’ll deserve it.
The ACT Rural Fire Service will tomorrow, Sunday 19 May, 2013, conduct two hazard reduction burns at Kowen and Nicholls. The Kowen burn will commence at 9.30am east of the Yass and Sutton Roads intersection, between the Molonglo River and Railway line. Two heavy tankers, two command vehicles, one medium tanker, one light unit and 15 personnel [...]
The following information is fresh in via email from a reader who says he made an enquiry to the City of Yarra about what food trucks need to do to operate from private property. I’ll quote the email verbatim: I’ve been reading yourShow More Summary
LAB has sent this in: Skywhale landed at the Telopea school oval this morning having flown from somewhere out round Yarralumla. Drew a large crowd. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I wasn’t going to rise to the bait of Joe Hildebrand’s latest effort to troll Canberra. When your complaint about a city comes to it having a winter season (as do New York, London, Paris and Tokyo) and laws about smoking in pubs the complainant is the one coming across as a yokel in the big [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service are currently responding to a mulch fire at Parkwood Road, Recycling Circuit, Belconnen. One pumper, two Compressed Air Fire Units (CAFS) and four tankers are on scene. Update to follow. 3:29 PM [Courtesy ESA]
Word Play is the latest outing from Boho Interactive and is running at the CSIRO Discovery Centre. As an experience it is certainly novel. Downright unusual in fact. On arrival you’re instructed how to get the appropriate app on your phone (SMS to a number can be done with those stuck on ancient platforms who still want [...]
The CT reports that police watched a house being burgled and did not intervene. No doubt they will say there was some bigger picture, but this may be little consolation to the cancer patient and their family, whose circumstances were used to tug at our heart strings. When you can’t rely on police to protect [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire in Somerville Street, Spence. The fire is well alight and has gone through the roof space. Three fire pumpers on scene, with the Breathing Apparatus Van and a Command vehicle. All occupants evacuated with no injuries reported. Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 7:39am. Update to [...]
The ACT Government would like to advise motorists and other road users that Bailey Bridge over the Gudgenby River along Smiths Road has been closed until further. The closure is due to damage from a vehicle fire. Alternative access is via Angle Crossing Road and Sunshine Road. [Courtesy TAMS]
2010, 124p & notes This is only a small book and would have fitted well into that ” Very Short Introduction to ….” series put out by Oxford University Press. As it is, it is part of Palgrave Macmillan’s series … Continue reading ?
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident early this afternoon (Friday, May 17) in which a man seriously assaulted a 52-year-old female receptionist and ransacked a professional office looking for cash and drugs. Police were called to the professional office suites in Grattan Court, Erindale, around 12.40pm today after it was reported that a man [...]
Now that we’re excising Australia from the Australian Migration Zone (because we’re snivelling racists) detention centres could be anywhere. A reader who wishes to remain anonymous wonders if that’s what’s going on down Petrie Plaza in Civic. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to email@example.com.
Macrobusiness have a detailed look at the increasing supply of housing in the ACT at the same time the Abbott juggernaut threatens to depopulate the city. It doesn’t take an economic genius to guess what’s going to happen next. Picking the bottom of the market to start buying however is always harder. The lessons of ’96 are [...]
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This just in from our friends at the ABC: 1. Make this House their Home: an innovative housing arrangement for young people with severe disabilities; their own houses with a live-in carer – in a complex of public housing where the tenants sign on as volunteers. 2. [...]
I am a great people. You are a great people. We all are a great people. Well, not that bloke over there scratching himself but the rest of us, sure are a great people. Well done everyone. As Tony Abbott said in his budget-in-reply speech last night, we are a great people let down by a bad government. Show More Summary
ACT Policing has arrested a 37-year-old man, after he fled from police early this morning (Friday, May 17). Around 4.30am police were conducting routine patrols along Hindmarsh Drive, Garran when they observed the driver of a white ute with a quantity of copper in the tray acting in a suspicious manner. Police activated their emergency lights and [...]