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7 Signs To Know It’s Time To Move House

9 Signs to Know it's Time to Move Homes | AssureShift

Certain signs signal when it's time to consider a change of residence. Growing families often trigger a need for more space, while empty nests may prompt downsizing. Job relocations, career shifts, or a desire for a different environment are common catalysts. Deteriorating neighborhood condition…

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Canberra set to become the first place in Australia to legislate the right to a healthy environment

An aerial view of a lakeside park in the foreground, with a mountain topped by a tower in the background.

Canberra could become the first place in Australia to give people a legal right to a healthy environment, with the ACT government today introducing new human rights legislation. The Human Rights (Healthy Environment) Amendment Bill 2023 seeks to address the impacts of climate change and shore up…

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ACT police take aim at ‘moron tourism’ for bad behaviour at Summernats

Car fans are seen during the Summernats festival in Canberra.

A group of “morons” who would fail to enter the ACT if there were IQ requirements at the border are to blame for bad behaviour at one of Australia’s premier car festivals, a senior police officer has said. ACT Policing seized 13 cars, including a Holden Commodore for doing a burnout metres from …

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How To Clean A Rental Property Before Moving In

Cleaning a rental property before moving in is essential for a fresh and hygienic start. Begin by creating a checklist of tasks. Start with a top-down approach: clean ceilings, walls, and light fixtures first. Wipe down surfaces, including countertops and appliances in the kitchen. Thoroughly clean …

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How To Talk To Your Children About Moving House?

Discussing a house move with your children is a delicate task that requires sensitivity and reassurance. Start the conversation well in advance to allow them time to process the idea. Emphasize the positive aspects of the move, such as new adventures, making new friends, and potential improvements i…

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Post-Bond Cleaning Inspections: What To Expect?

Prepare for a seamless post-bond cleaning inspection with our guide: 'Post-Bond Cleaning Inspections: What to Expect?' This invaluable resource sheds light on the intricacies of property inspections after moving out. Explore what landlords and property managers typically look for, from cleanliness t…

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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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10 Cleaning Hacks Lazy People Will Appreciate

Are you feeling lazy to clean your home but need to get rid of all the dirt and dust in your home? There are some simple cleaning hacks in this online article that I found that will help you scrub your home and remove any spots and streaks easily without having to use too much elbow grease. From wha…

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Shaneice Swain joins the ranks of Australians in the WNBA, drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks

Australian teenager Shaneice Swain has been drafted into the American WNBA by the Los Angeles Sparks, picked up with the 14th pick by the three-time champions.

Swain — a 19-year-old Indigenous point guard with the Canberra Capitals in the WNBL — was the second pick of the second round and describ…

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Canberra developers could soon have the option to argue for fewer parking spots, but would it work?

Matthew McGranahan lives in the inner north of Canberra, close to the city centre.
Light rail is just a few hundred metres away, and he likes to ride his electric scooter around town when he needs to get groceries or meet up with friends for coffee.

When he goes to work in Fyshwick, on the other…

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The 10 Best Upholstery Cleaners Of 2023

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Often when it comes to cleaning or sanitising our upholstery, we put off the activities and feel unmotivated to do them. However, that can change when you invest in good cleaning tools that make dusting, wiping and other sanitising activities easy. The markets have many upholstery cle…

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Two men behind controversial New Norfolk housing project facing drug trafficking charges

The company behind a controversial housing development north of Hobart claims it is in the "process of restructuring" because two of its owners are facing criminal charges in Canberra.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) register shows Matthew William Byrne of Googong, 32, of…

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