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Moving With Pets: 9 Tips To Minimise Their Stress

Relocation is difficult enough, but adding in the responsibility of your pet in the middle of the confusion makes things even more difficult. Fortunately, there are certain tips that can assist you in keeping your dog or cat happy and safe. I recently relocated to a new suburb in Canberra with my do…

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Canberrans call for changes to 'very frustrating' NBN connections ahead of federal election

For Ruth and George Palavestra, working from home during Canberra's lockdown was near impossible.

The couple lives in Gordon, in the city's south, where the NBN runs fibre to the node.

"George was trying to run meetings and a department from home and I was trying to deliver telehealth from hom…

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Canberra woman charged with hitting man with car at Mount Ainslie lookout

A Canberra woman has appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court charged with hitting a man with a car at a lookout in June.
Mystery surrounded the discovery of the man at the popular Mount Ainslie lookout, after he was found lying on the road with critical injuries on June 3.

He was treated by parame…

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House Cleaning Tips For Seniors

I am 64-year-old, and I find it very difficult to keep my home clean regularly. However, I cannot overlook the task because a dirty house can be a hub of germs and bacteria. Therefore, I was looking for some guidance to clean the home perfectly and found an excellent piece of article. It has some br…

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Australia looks like a climate laggard, as other countries ramp-up efforts

There are calls from all directions for Australia to do more to cut its greenhouse gas emissions.

Australia has now agreed to a target of net zero by 2050, finally joining all our major trading partners and more than 80 other countries.
However, with a near-term commitment to cut emissions by ju…

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ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases as cluster grows at Wanniassa School

The ACT has recorded 15 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases.

There are five people in hospital with the virus, including two people in intensive care – one person requires ventilation.

93.6 per cent of Canberrans aged 12 and over have now received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

There ar…

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Simple Ways To Clean A Smelly Garbage Disposal

Hello friends,
Often while cleaning the kitchen, we focus on countertops, sink, stove and other commonly used areas. Thus, we neglect cleaning the garbage disposal until it starts smelling. A smelly drain is a sign that it requires cleaning because bacteria, viruses and other illness-causing germs …

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Access and Sensory COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic just 'ticking a box' for some autistic Canberrans

The ACT government's Access and Sensory Vaccination Clinic was designed to be a space to support vulnerable Canberrans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but some members of the autistic community say the facility comes up short.

The clinic shares its waiting room with the walk-in centre already…

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Canberra man Lance Bowler, who died overnight with COVID-19, was a real ‘character’, daughter says

Jennifer Rigg's first memory of her father is near a creek in Tidbinbilla.

She recalls playing in the snow while her dad worked building the roads.

One day he brought home a teddy bear.

"He came home from work with two teddy bears, one for me and one for my brother," she said.

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ACT records 16 new cases of COVID-19, as Andrew Barr says he won't bend to pressure to open early

The ACT has recorded 16 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, as Chief Minister Andrew Barr says he will not end lockdown early and be faced with the prospect of announcing daily deaths.

None of today's new cases were in quarantine for their entire infectious periods. At least 11 spent some tim…

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