Kokoro review by Karen Really Likes Food


Kokoro is one of Canberra’s best Japanese restaurants and, luckily for the locals, has been open in Gungahlin since 2012. The restaurant interior is elegant, with lots of dark wood and modern decor. Do not let this intimidate you though, this is a restaurant full of warmth. As you enter the restaurant, the chefs will pause in their hard work, smile broadly and give a hearty “Irasshaimase” (Welcome!). read more

Burglar interrupted by resident in Forde


A 19-year-old woman will face Court today (Tuesday 28 June 2016) for property, burglary and assault offences after a resident located her on his property yesterday afternoon.

About 3pm on Monday (27 June 2016), a man returned to his home in Forde to find the offender in his back yard. read more

Temporary disruption to bus services on tomorrow


Canberrans are reminded ACTION bus services will be temporarily disrupted tomorrow, Tuesday 28 June 2016, to allow for a meeting of all drivers.

“From 10 am to 2 pm tomorrow there will be no ACTION bus services in operation,” Acting Director of Public Transport, Ian McGlinn, said today. “During this time our drivers will attend a meeting with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) to be briefed on and vote on new shift arrangements. read more

Where to vote in Gungahlin


On the 2nd July we head to the polls for the Federal election. Below are the details of where you can vote on election day. All polling booths are open 8am - 6pm. Make sure you take some change for the sausage sizzle! read more

Raising funds for Brain Tumour Research


Last weekend we had the privilege of attending the Dainere's Rainbow Brain Tumour Research Fund Happily Ever After Gala Dinner at The Abbey at Gold Creek.

This event is the major fundraiser for the Dainere's Rainbow Brain Tumour Research Fund and was made possible due to the extraordinary and charitable major sponsors, Group One, Beyond Bank and Tatts On Tatts Off. The event was supported by community partners Transit Graphics and Qcity Transit, entertainment sponsors Regional Wholesale Fruit Market and Simeco Electrical Contracts and many other community sponsors. read more

Franklin and Harrison bins won't be collected Friday


Franklin and Harrison residents are advised that Friday’s household and recycling services will be disrupted due to planned industrial action by drivers employed by collection contractor SUEZ.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU), representing the drivers, has provided notice that industrial action will take place this Friday 24 June 2016. read more

Pre-poll in Gungahlin


The Federal election is coming up on the 2nd July. If you can't make it on election day, you may be entitled to vote early.  read more

Police urge drivers to clear frozen windscreens


ACT Policing is urging all Canberra drivers to remove ice from all the glass surfaces of their vehicles as the Nation’s Capital experiences subzero temperatures.

Frosted windscreens and windows pose a significant danger to road users, as they reduce visibility and can intensify the glare of the sun. read more

Gungahlin Drive complete giving commuters a quicker journey


The first stage of major works to ease traffic congestion on some of Gungahlin’s major roads is complete with the opening of the Gungahlin Drive upgrade.

Upgrade widening works on a 1.6 kilometre southbound section of Gungahlin Drive have been completed on time and will help Gungahlin commuters particularly in the morning peak period, Minister for Transport and Municipal Services Meegan Fitzharris said. read more

Incident at Mitchell Resource Management Centre


Firefighters are investigating a hazardous material incident at the Mitchell Resource Management Centre.

A drum buried beneath a rubbish pile is believed to contain hydrochloric acid. read more

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