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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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Labor promises $15m to restore historic Cuttagee Bridge if it wins state election

Residents campaigning to save a historic wooden bridge on the New South Wales Far South Coast have welcomed a $15-million commitment from the state's opposition to restore it if they're elected on March 25.
Designed more than 130 years ago, Cuttagee Bridge is situated on the Tathra to Bermagui Road…

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Why Is Carpet Cleaning So Important For A Healthy House?

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Carpets can absorb odours from various sources, including pets, cooking, and smoking. Regular cleaning can help to remove these odours and leave your home smelling fresh and clean. Belive it or not! Regular carpet cleaning is an important part of maintaining a healthy, clean, and attractive…

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Kenan Dowden-Carlisle changes plea to guilty after murdering man in Canberra's CBD

New South Wales man Kenan Dowden-Carlisle has pleaded guilty to murdering a 29-year-old man in broad daylight in Canberra's city centre in December 2021.

The killing happened mid-morning, in the middle of a busy city area, in an alleyway just off Garema Place.

Police were alerted to the crime …

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Australia's summer of extremes ends after cooler temperatures, below average rain

Parts of eastern and central Australia have just recorded their coolest summer in more than a decade, but La Niña's loosened grip meant rainfall was well below recent years.

The low temperatures were abnormal as climate change now ensures the vast majority of seasons are warmer than past years, …

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Essential Moving Checklist For A Stress-Free House Move

My sister was moving homes for the first time in Canberra and was getting overwhelmed with everything that needed to be done. To help her out, we did some research online and found an article online that describes in detail a moving home checklist with all the essential tasks. She followed this chec…

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