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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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Assistance dogs do more than detect seizures, they also provide comfort and fun

Last year, Melissa Clode was tossing up whether to get a new dog for her family.

She knew taking on a puppy was a big commitment, and could lead to a lot of extra work.

And her family already has a lot on its plate — her seven-year-old son Charlie suffers from myriad health problems, including…

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NRL confirms Latrell Mitchell and Jack Wighton will play in the Indigenous All Stars game despite being charged over incident in Canberra

Latrell Mitchell and Jack Wighton will be free to play for the Indigenous All Stars after the pair apologised for an "embarrassing" skirmish in Canberra which led to their arrests.
The pair were arrested on Bunda St in Canberra's CBD at 3:45am on Sunday following Wighton's 30th birthday celebration…

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7 Reasons Why Weekly Cleaning Service Is Right For You

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My house used to remain in shambles because I was always busy with work. However, my dirty home became an issue when my allergies got worse and I had to take time off work. A friend pointed out that unclean homes cause household members to fall sick repeatedly, which was true in my c…

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Canberra man Ali Raza Razayee denied bail after allegedly raping, choking woman he met on Tinder

A Canberra man accused of violently raping a woman he met online has been refused bail.
Ali Raza Razayee, 28, is charged with choking and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in Palmerston, in Canberra's north, last Friday.

He appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday via video link fro…

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Canberra's pill-testing results confirm that 'ketamine' is often another drug

People who buy the party drug ketamine are just as likely to end up with another substance, according to Canberra's pill-testing service.
Results from the first five months of the CanTEST trial show that only 53 per cent of drugs thought to be ketamine actually were.

That trend continued in the …

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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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