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  1. New miniature railway in SymonstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The RiotACT

    New family entertainment comes to Canberra! Children's birthday parties are a specialty of the new miniature railway in Symonston. The Canberra Society of Model and Experimental Engineers , the new kids on the block, have built a brand new miniature track which will eventually feature four different track widths for railway aficionados to ride on.

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  2. What's on in the Canberra arts scene, June 16, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    Lindsay Cameron-Smith was a complex man whose release was painting, according to historian Kathryn Spurling who discovered a shopping trolley of paintings in the back of an auction house and recognised his work. It was dirty and the frames were smashed but Spurling, who runs the Artistic Vision Gallery with artist Margaret Hadfield, cleaned and reframed the collection, believing Cameron-Smith deserved to be exhibited.

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  3. ACT government haven't closed door on Canberrans using Manuka OvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Age

    ACT government director of venues Liz Clarke says it's a "balancing act" to ensure Manuka Oval is utilised by Canberrans, while maintaining it's status as an elite facility. Manuka could be used just six times a year as Canberra's cricket and Australian football competitions move to the redeveloped Phillip Oval next month.

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  4. Faces of Canberra: Rachel BrightmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | The RiotACT

    It's rare to find a born and bred Canberran who truly appreciates how lucky they are to live in our nation's capital. But as her name might suggest, Rachel Brightman is as excited and inspired by her home town as an inquisitive tourist.

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  5. Three refugees from war-torn Sudan bringing their flavour-packed cuisine to CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The RiotACT

    Athok, Traza and Achol of White Nile Women are bringing the delights of South Sudanese cuisine to Canberra. Photo: Wonderlight Photography .

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  6. These girls have a plan to recognise the great 'forgotten' women of CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Age

    You can walk in the footsteps of a former prime minister, down by the lake named for the man who designed Canberra. The legacies of Sir Robert Menzies and architect Walter Burley Griffin are hard to miss in the nation's capital, but there are two people notably more difficult to find - their wives.

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  7. Parlour: Canberra's finest tapas destination celebrates 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | The RiotACT

    It is an incredible milestone for any restaurant to celebrate 10 years in the business, but one that was also devastated by fire and then lovingly restored within that time frame is a colossal achievement. That type of accomplishment deserves a party! So, in their birthday year, Parlour is throwing a double birthday party on the 6th of October and giving away gifts to celebrate a decade of decadence and feeding Canberra with their Spanish share plates and upscale wine, all served in an art deco dining hall filled with plush furniture in New Acton.

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  8. Time-lapse video is a natural winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | NEWS.com.au

    A VIDEO work showing the Metamorphosis of a maggot into a fly has won the SA Museum's $30,000 Waterhouse Science Art Prize, in just the second year that the competition has been open to all visual art forms. A VIDEO work showing the Metamorphosis of a maggot into a fly has won the SA Museum's $30,000 Waterhouse Science Art Prize, in just the second year that the competition has been open to all visual art forms.

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  9. Landscape photographer Scott Leggo to open gallery in KingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The RiotACT

    Canberra landscape photographer Scott Leggo will open his own gallery and shopfront in Kingston this Saturday , establishing a physical presence in the capital after being online for a decade. Canberra's first permanent landscape photography gallery will be at 45 Jardine Street, opposite Green Square, and will showcase Scott's work from around the nation and across the capital.

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  10. Nine things to do around Canberra this Queen's Birthday long weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The RiotACT

    If you are not heading to the snow for the start of the ski season this weekend there is plenty to do around town, and with the indoorsy weather upon us, this weekend is all about simple pleasures. Old Parliament House is riding the Royal Wedding wave all the way to the beach with a weekend of royal activities sure to keep your little princes and princesses entertained.

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  11. The Best Naturopaths in CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | The RiotACT

    Visiting a naturopath can put you on a journey toward health, healing, and wellness. Through a revitalising combination of vitality-rich foods, supplements, medicinal herbs, and lifestyle changes, naturopaths help you live your best, fullest life.

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  12. 5 things the ACT Government can do to create a more active cycling cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | The RiotACT

    Last week, the ACT government made a pre-budget announcement about significant spending on active travel infrastructure, with new lake links and separated cycle paths for Belconnen and Woden. This is welcome news not just for bike riders, but for all Canberrans.

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  13. Is affordable housing really out of reach for Canberra's Millennials?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | The RiotACT

    I hate young people, and apparently, I'm not alone . So in the interests of determining the fairness of my view, here's a hypothetical for you.

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  14. Cupping Room named Canberra's best cafe by Lonely PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | The RiotACT

    The Cupping Room in Civic has been named Canberra's best cafe in international travel guide Lonely Planet's Global Coffee Tour , with the popular venue praised for its "exceptional food, laid back vibe and excellent coffee." The concept cafe located at 1 University Avenue also bears the distinction of being the only Canberra cafe to make the international publication which has chosen its preferred cafes, roasteries and plantations in 37 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

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  15. Small schools' big trip to Nation's CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Northern Daily Leader

    Canberra or bust: The students from seven small schools are off to the nation's capital ona five day excursion. Photo: Chris Bath Seven local small schools have banded together for a trip to the nation's capital, with experience, entertainment and education all on the menu.

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  16. Costigan / Pollies fail the smell test on Fyshwick dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Canberra City News

    "I really admired these residents who managed to stay polite in the face of such a stupid idea that has progressed through most of the ACT government's planning stages," writes PAUL COSTIGAN In red, the Wiluna Street site of the planned domestic rubbish dump at Fyshwicka right in the middle of an area where people shop for furniture, white goods and a lot more. Photo Google Maps WHEN you would have thought that this Chief Minister's government could not have any more dubious goings-on to be exposed, including those misplaced papers on the infamous Dickson Tradies land swap, yet another has been dumped in front of us.

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  17. War memorial visitors speak out over controversial donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Visitors to the Australian War Memorial have expressed their concern about the donations to the institution from Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing. for a "detailed briefing" about its donations, including the $560,000 donated by Mr Chau, who was accused by Liberal MP Andrew Hastie under parliamentary privilege of funding the bribery of former United Nations president John Ashe in 2013.

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  18. Pushing the bush: the changing face of CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The RiotACT

    The population boom in the bush capital means that by 2020, we'll likely top 420,000 within the ACT. But as more people opt for an interstate commute from Yass or Queanbeyan and push our growth outwards, how do those communities keep their country character and avoid turning into Canberra's dormitories? Yass Valley Mayor Rowena Abbey, who also chairs the Canberra Region Joint Organisation, says the results from continuous growth of around 2% have been remarkable.

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  19. Meet Melissa Moss from the newly opened Miss Moss Florals at Weston CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The RiotACT

    One of the newest businesses to open in Weston Creek is Miss Moss Florals . A beautiful shopfront full of fresh blooms, indoor plants, terrariums, potted succulents, giftware and cards.

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  20. Canberra trip for Delegate studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Bombala Times

    The students stayed at the Bush Capital Lodge and while they were there visited the Australian War Memorial where they laid a wreath at the Last Post ceremony. The students were also treated to a tour of the CSIRO and Parliament House, played Lazer tag, visited the Mount Ainslie lookout, Questacon, Institute of Sport, Museum of Australain Democracy , the Australian Electoral Education Centre and the National Museum of Australia.

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