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Blog posts May 2023

How To Get Rid Of Tough Stains On Clothes And Upholstery

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Stubborn stains on clothing and expensive couch can be difficult to remove. They can leave a permanent mark on the linen and ruin its look. But the best part is that tough grime and stains like red wine, pet stains and ink can be removed from almost all fabrics. It is important to act on s…

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ACT Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold defends decision to block police report during Bruce Lehrmann's trial

The ACT Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has been quizzed in an inquiry about why he sought to prevent the release of a police report which raised concerns about the details of Brittany Higgins's rape allegation against Bruce Lehrmann.

The Board of Inquiry, led by former Queensland Judge Wal…

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Calvary Public Hospital to be taken over by ACT government to make way for new $1bn northside hospital

In a controversial move, the ACT government has announced plans to take over the running of the Catholic-owned Calvary Public Hospital.

In a statement, the government said it was allocating $1 billion towards a new hospital in Bruce at the existing Calvary site, with construction set to begin as …

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How To Create An Inventory For Your House Move

Hello friends, I am Susan. I have been living in the Canberra for several years and have moved houses many times. I am saving to own a house which is why renting is the best option for me currently. My friends always call me when they plan a move because I am usually aware of what to do and how to d…

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Canberra man sentenced to more than three years in jail over rape of co-worker

A 28-year-old Canberra man has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail in the ACT Supreme Court for sexually assaulting a former co-worker and friend.

The man, whose name is suppressed by the court, was found guilty by a jury in February of one count of sexual intercourse without consent…

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ACT top prosecutor Shane Drumgold takes the stand on first day of Board of Inquiry into Bruce Lehrmann's trial

ACT top prosecutor Shane Drumgold takes the stand on first day of Board of Inquiry into Bruce Lehrmann's trial

Mr Lehrmann — who was accused of raping Brittany Higgins in a parliamentary office in 2019 — has maintained his innocence and there have been no findings against him.

His trial la…

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How To Clean And Sanitise Your Refrigerator?

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Many people complain of refrigerator cleaning being difficult. However, I say it comes down to using the proper techniques and products. The reason why most of us struggle while cleaning this fixture is that we don’t know how. A dirty refrigerator is a major problem as it accumulates …

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Canberra man who fired gun found not guilty of attempted murder, guilty of lesser crime

A man who fired a gun three times towards another man in Canberra's north has been found not guilty of attempted murder.

Connor Manns, 25, was instead found guilty of attempting to inflict grievous bodily harm by an ACT Supreme Court jury.

The court had heard that Manns had been feuding with t…

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Outgoing National Museum of Australia director pushes for institutions to 'be honest' about Indigenous history

Outgoing National Museum of Australia (NMA) director Mathew Trinca has urged historical institutions to "be honest" about the Frontier Wars that marked Australia's colonisation.

Dr Trinca on Wednesday announced he would step down as director at the end of 2023, opting not to seek reappointment af…

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