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Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner On Amazon

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Removing accumulated dust and dirt from floors and carpets is a laborious task. Of course, you can use a lint-roller, squeegee or other cleaning tools, but in today’s busy lives, people don’t have time for a thorough cleaning. Instead of investing in hand-handled vacuum cleaner you can bu…

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Consumers need motor vehicle ombudsman to resolve second-hand car disputes, advocates say

Running a business making vegan desserts, Pushkar Gogia needs a refrigerated van to distribute his goods across Melbourne.
He spent around $24,000 to buy a second-hand vehicle from Automax in 2020.

Mr Gogia said within three months the engine "was totally kaput".

"We're delivering to our cust…

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Murray-Darling Basin Authority warns critical basin plan projects will not be completed on time

A range of vital projects designed to meet critical Murray-Darling Basin Plan targets will not be finished on time, the Murray-Darling Basin Authority's new CEO has confirmed. 
Addressing the National Rural Press Club on Tuesday, Andrew McConville revealed the latest assessment of the Sustainable …

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Why Should You Consider Professional Bond Cleaning?

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Are you planning to move out of a rental property? Then you must prepare for the end of lease clean to ensure the rental premises are in the same clean condition they were in at the start of your tenancy. If you cannot, then be ready to lose your bond money partially or entirely. It …

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Man killed after ute hits tree in third fatal crash in three weeks in Canberra

A 24-year-old man has died after his utility vehicle hit a tree in Canberra's north overnight.

The man was driving a white Nissan Navara ute northbound on Maribyrnong Avenue in Kaleen when the vehicle left the road and hit a tree near Macumba Place about 10pm.

The man died at the scene.


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Police investigating hit-and-run death of Jyle Molloy focus on dark sedan seen near Duntroon

A 28-year-old Queanbeyan man killed in an apparent hit-and-run earlier this year got into a dark sedan shortly before his death, police say.
ACT police want to speak to the people who were in the vehicle that picked up Jyle Molloy on Morshead Drive on the night of Sunday, February 27.

Officers f…

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5 Smart Ways For A House Move

If you have to move homes in Canberra soon and want to do part of it on your own but leave the major loading and transportation to removalists, then you can choose a moving container. This is explained in this article I read online when I was in the same dilemma and was not sure how to move. You can…

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Regional Banking Taskforce calls on banks to improve communication when closing branches

A federal government taskforce set up to measure the impact of bank closures on regional towns has found more could be done by the big four banks to support affected residents.

A final report handed down on September 30 said banks should improve communication with regional customers and ensure lo…

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ACT government, National Disability Insurance Agency to streamline NDIS approvals to free up hospital beds

Janet McKinney has lived most of her life with lipedema — a hereditary disorder that causes the painful accumulation of fatty tissue in her lower limbs. 

When she was in her 50s, Ms McKinney was also diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, which affects her joints.

She was accepted into the …

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10 End Of Lease Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid

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Are you moving out of your leased property? This is one of the most challenging phases because you have to pack up your belongings, prepare everything, do major repairs and clean the premises before the rental inspection. It is obvious to make silly mistakes. You should know everything ab…

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ClubsACT proposes trial of self-exclusion facial recognition technology for problem gamblers

Problem gamblers could soon "opt-in" to having their faces scanned by facial recognition software, in order to keep them out of some Canberra clubs.
The proposal from ClubsACT would see several venues trial a system, developed by New Zealand-based company COMS Systems Limited.

The technology ale…

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Legal stoush brewing after Australian bureaucrats cancel Russian embassy's rebuild

Russia has flagged legal action after Australian bureaucrats scuttled the construction of its new embassy building in Canberra.
Authorities have ordered the "premium" block of land near parliament house be vacated within 20 days.

In 2011, Moscow was granted approval to build a new embassy comple…

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Make Your Own Carpet Stain Removers At Home

Are your carpets full of stains that are making your home look worn out and dishevelled? If the stains are too embedded in your carpet, you might need bond cleaning professionals in Canberra to help you. However, if the stains are recent, you can make simple natural cleaning solutions at home. These…

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Foot-and-mouth disease fragments detected in meat imported to Australia

Viral fragments of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever have been detected in imported meat, as Australia's government introduces new measures to wash shoes at international airports.

Both diseases have spread through Asia and a widespread outbreak of either livestock disease in A…

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Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is provisionally approved for young children. This is what we know

Australian children aged six months to five years old could soon be rolling up their sleeves for a COVID-19 jab.

On Tuesday, Australia's national medical regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), announced Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine could safely be given to young children in doses on…

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12 Essential Cleaning Products Every Home Needs

Do you know about the important cleaning products that everyone should have in their home? If you don’t, then I am here to help you. I have recently read an excellent article on this subject, and I found it very useful. The post has information on 12 essential cleaning products every home needs. The…

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Senior doctor launches legal action over handling of alleged safety concerns in Canberra Hospital's Intensive Care Unit

Canberra Health Services (CHS) and two hospital executives are facing legal action in the Federal Court over their handling of allegations of safety risks to patients and staff within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Canberra Hospital.
In a Statement of Claim lodged with the court, Bronwyn Avard, w…

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Bond Cleaning Checklist — Things To Do To Get Your Bond Back

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People often overlook important spots when preparing the rental property for the inspection. Most of the time, tenants lose their bond money because of lack of cleanliness. This is because they forget to clean windows, carpets and other important areas.. You can either hire a professional t…

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NSW man extradited to ACT, charged in relation to alleged murder of Philip man Glenn Walewicz

A 19-year-old man has faced the ACT Magistrates Court, charged over his alleged role in the murder of a man in Canberra's south last year.

Glenn Walewicz, 48, was shot dead at his front door in Philip in June, 2021. 

Jayden Williams was arrested by police in the New South Wales town of Glen I…

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Greens call on ACT government to end $40 million public funding of horse racing industry

The ACT Greens are calling for an end to the public funding of horse racing in Canberra.
The ACT government is in negotiations to re-sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Canberra Racing Club and the Harness Racing Club worth about $40 million.

Under the deal, the horse racing indust…

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