Slip lanes required on Horsepark Drive
Community
On the 8th of August we asked through our Facebook page what were your number one issues to raise with ACT Government and candidates in the upcoming ACT election. One of the issues raised that had several comments and likes was the need for slip lanes from Katherine Avenue in Amaroo onto Horsepark Drive. I went down and took some...
New trading hours for Capital Region Farmers Market
Community
Canberra’s popular Saturday morning market, the Capital Region Farmers Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), has responded to customer demand and increased their opening hours to allow even more Canberrans to enjoy the region’s freshest produce. The new opening hours of 7:30am to 12:00pm come into effect on Saturday 1 September 2012. With the previous trading hours being 8:00am...
Out in public? Keep your dog on a leash!
Community
Dog owners are reminded to keep their pets on a leash unless they are in a dog park or designated dog exercise area. "People can take their dogs to a number of designated off-leash exercise areas across Canberra," said Peter Dinan, Manager of Operations and Registrar of Domestic Animal Services.<!--more-->"When visiting these areas people do need to keep in mind...
Statement release by ACT Human Rights Commission on flyer released by Concerned Citizens of Canberra
Community
After the recent distribution around some areas of Gungahlin by a group calling themselves the 'Concerned Citizens of Canberra the ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner has released a statement. The statement concludes that the flyer is unlikely to breach racial vilification under the ACT Discrimination ACT 1991 because the flyer is concerned with religious issues, rather than race. They...
A day on the farm at Gold Creek Station
Community
Today was the first day in what feels like eternity where we had a nice day for a Canberra winter. The sun was out, no cloud and best of all no chilly wind. The plan for today was to head out to Gold Creek Station at Hall. Gold Creek Station is a working pastoral property which runs merino sheep and...
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