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Volume 16 No. 30
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
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CANBERRA’S COLDEST MORNING IN 17 YEARS
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Green light for pedestrians
Canberra Pedestrian Forum’s Leon Arundell has successfully campaigned for improvements to traffic light sequencing on the intersection of Picture: Elesa Lee Northbourne, Macarthur and Wakefield Avenues.
By Naomi Fallon ....................................................... CANBERRA walkers now have a safer, faster route to the city thanks to improvements made to traffic light sequencing on Northbourne Avenue. After lobbying the Government for five years, the Canberra Pedestrian Forum is pleased a “road danger black spot” has been alleviated at the intersection of Northbourne, Macarthur and Wakefield avenues. The most significant change, according to forum convenor Leon Arundell, is the introduction of an “auto-start” for pedestrians crossing Wakefield and Macarthur Avenues. This means that the pedestrian signal now goes green whenever the vehicle signal goes green. Mr Arundell believes pedestrians are now more likely to cross the road safely at this particular intersection. “Most people were ignoring the lights, thinking instead that they could use their own judgment about whether it was safe to cross,” he said. “Now the lights tell you when it’s safe to cross.” Roads ACT manager of traffic signals Michael Day confirmed that the sequencing had been changed. “We had some discussions with Canberra Pedestrian Forum ... and Leon pointed out that this intersection was an issue,” he said. Mr Day said vehicles wouldn’t be inconvenienced by the changes. “It’s a means of reducing the delays for pedestrians … we already do it at other intersections,” he said. Despite that, Mr Day couldn’t identify any other intersections where the lights would be retimed in the near future. “It’s something we could introduce on a needs basis, it’s not something we can do quickly, it does involve some work on our behalf,” he said.
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Concerns for future of Garema Place By Naomi Fallon ....................................................... AS Skate in the City wrapped up over the weekend, Garema Place business owners bide farewell to the muchneeded pedestrian traffic. While it was once a bustling shopping district, vacant shopfronts have been steadily increasing throughout the area over the past few years. Although he appreciates the extra business generated by events such as Skate in the City, Impact Comics coowner Mal Briggs wants to see a more permanent solution to Garema Place’s woes. “It was good to see a lot of people getting about Garema Place, the rink was packed all the time,’’ he said. “I’m dead keen on the event, but the only real measure of how something is positively affecting a space is when new businesses open up.” Mr Briggs believes more people would be encouraged to shop in Garema Place if the amenities were better. “There are no tables that anyone can sit at … and there’s no public toilets. I’ve had two children wet themselves in my store,” he said. Now that Canberra Centre owner QIC has lodged plans for more than $500 million worth of office, residential and retail space in Cooyong Street, Mr Briggs has further concerns for the future of Garema Place. He says the development – which would demolish an existing outdoor car park to construct a building up to 14-storeys high – would only worsen the plight of Garema Place business owners. “Nobody’s coming outside the mall anymore, there’s nothing feeding out
Impact Comics co-owner Mal Briggs feels more should be done to fill empty shopfronts and bring more businesses to Garema Place. Picture: Elesa Lee here,” he said. “It doesn’t matter how many people come for one particular event – if there’s no businesses out here for them to see, they won’t come back.
“Garema place is a nice empty venue to put on events … which is great when they’re on, but in between those times you’re not going to go there.”
While he agreed moving his store was an option, Mr Briggs says he shouldn’t have to. “I don’t know where we’d go to be honest,” he said.
“If we went inside a mall that would completely change our economic model. I like the outside in Canberra. Sure it gets cold but on the nice days it’s amazing.”
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Isabella Smith, 10, with her mother Katrina Lawson of Watson enjoy the Picture: Elesa Lee last days of Skate in the City.
Winter wonderland success By Naomi Fallon ....................................................... THE city’s first ice skating rink has been deemed such a success that organisers are already working on next year’s event. Skate in the City was originally meant to conclude on Friday, but due to great demand the event was extended until Sunday evening. Canberra CBD Limited chief executive Stephen Gregory said the event went very well, particularly during school holidays. “The uptake of skating was good and from a tourism point of view it had a real impact,’’ he said. “By the time we close the rink we’ll have seen 18,000 people come through ... that’s a lot of people during a very cold part of the year.” Mr Gregory said there had been a good reaction from local traders, who believed the rink had had a positive impact on their businesses. “I think most of them were sceptical at first. But there has been a lot of interest in working with us on the event next year,” he said. While he confirmed Skate in the City would return next year, Mr
Gregory said CBD Limited planned to make some changes. The rink size of 360sqm will be increased and will incorporate a separate skating area for children. In addition to daily skate sessions for the public, special sessions will also be held for advanced skaters and people with a disability. Mr Gregory said session times were also likely to change. “The difficulty is always going to be around Monday to Friday during the day,” he said. “We held sessions from 10am, so we’ll look at a model that will work for us.” Considering the skate rink’s success, CBD Ltd has been thinking about event ideas for summer. “Our board is already starting to think outside the square,” Mr Gregory said. “Canberrans could see a roller skating rink installed in Garema Place during January. Anything is possible. “But whatever we do, we’re not going to set up a rink in Garema place 365 days a year.”
I WAS 11 years old when I bought my first computer. It was 1984, and the machine was an Aquarius. It had rubber keys, a cassette tape drive, and 3.5 kilobytes of memory. I used it to write simple programs in the BASIC language. Later that year, I upgraded to a VIC-20, with a whopping 5 kilobytes of memory. At about this time, Sydney Morning Herald computer editor Gareth Powell said that there was no advantage to any program in going beyond 16 kilobytes of memory. The fact is, we’re not particularly good at forecasting where technology will take us. When I sent my first emails in 1996, they were text-only. In fact, most of us thought that email would be like the telegrams that previous generations had used, just faster and cheaper. Today, photos and video comprise most of the traffic flowing around the globe. Emails of 16 kilobytes or larger arrive in my inbox every few minutes. So it’s little wonder that some critics of the National Broadband Network
MEMBER FOR FRASER can’t imagine it as being anything more than a way of getting faster access to YouTube and Facebook. Unfortunately, this just repeats the same mistake as previous decades – failing to imagine how a new technology will transform life and work. The Government’s current plan is to provide 93 per cent of households with speeds of 100 megabytes per second. But in a recent trial of the network at Broken Hill, we saw speeds of 100 gigabytes per second: one-thousand
times faster than hoped for. But even at 100 megabytes per second, it will be possible to use the internet in fundamentally new ways. As anyone who has used Skype on a current connection will know, the jerky picture is better than nothing, but hardly ideal. The NBN will enable high-definition video-conferencing: letting patients speak with a medical specialist from home, allowing students to participate in distance learning from afar, and permitting teleworkers to participate in team meetings while working from home. Starting in Gungahlin, the NBN will be progressively rolled out across the ACT over the next few years. We can’t predict all the ways it will transform our society for the better, but I expect that within a few decades, I’ll look back on today’s internet with the same wry amusement that I look at my old Aquarius. ■ Andrew Leigh is the federal member for Fraser. For more information on the timing of the NBN rollout, see www.nbnco.com.au
Inner South Canberra Community Council Robin Brown and Peter Wurfel By ....................................................... IN THE Time to Talk Canberra 2030 initiative, it was asserted that “Improving Canberra’s transport network, and more particularly, making public transport, cycling and walking a real alternative to the car has been, and continues to be, a priority for the ACT Government”. It is not clear how this is being applied to older residential areas, such as much of Inner South Canberra. While the broad planning philosophy in establishing Canberra was characterised by developing satellite towns connected by a Y pattern of transport corridors, development proceeded on the basis that a large portion of commuter movement would be within areas. Because ‘Government’ is largely located within the
Parliamentary Triangle an increasing proportion of commuter movements in and out of the “triangle” is through adjoining suburbs. Continued reliance on motor vehicles for these movements is not viable, nor is it consistent with the ACT Government’s objectives. Just 13.5 per cent of those who travel to work in South Canberra actually live there. It is not clear how or when fast and efficient public transport will become available to those residents living in suburbs such as Deakin, Yarralumla, Red Hill, Griffith and Narrabundah and for those who are required to work in the Inner South. To change habits people must be amenable to alternatives to the motor car, so it is necessary to operate reliable and efficient public transport,
and to fully integrate foot and cycle paths within these areas. Where footpaths exist in many older suburbs they are overgrown and in need of repair and street lighting is inadequate, posing risks of personal injury and safety. Our Governments need to develop clear and fully funded strategies which articulate how older suburbs will be included in its vision. Residents need to be engaged in a meaningful process which will enable them to describe what is important to them. It is also important that the Commonwealth Government be a party to this process as after all it is their employees which contribute to much of the traffic and parking congestion. Until this is done, residents and workers alike will be reluctant to change their behaviour.
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SING-A-LONG WITH SUE Sing-a-long with Sue is held on the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Woden. The sing-a-long starts at 1pm and finishes at 3.30pm and is free to attend. For more information phone 6288 3677.
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By Peter Reynolds ....................................... A NUMBER of prominent local businesses have thrown their support behind the establishment of an electric car network in the ACT. The businesses, which include ActewAGL, Canberra Airport, Capital Hotel Group, CIC Australia, and Hindmarsh, as well as the ACT Government, have become foundation partners of the electric car network to be developed by Better Place Australia. They have committed to transferring a percentage of their fleet vehicles to electric cars. Better Place chief execu-
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Meredith Clisby By ....................................................... CANBERRANS shivered through the coldest morning in 17 years last Thursday. While it was below freezing all night it got colder after sunrise with the temperature dropping to minus 8 degrees at 7.22am. This is the coldest temperature recorded for the territory since 1994. Weatherzone meteorologist Josh Fisher said it was normal for the temperature to drop even after the sun appeared for the day because there hadn’t been enough time for it to heat the region. The extreme cold was caused by a high pressure ridge, which produced clear skies and light winds. This means the day’s heat is free to radiate to space making it perfect conditions for frost. Despite the frosty finish, it was the
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Local worker awarded scholarship A DEDICATED indigenous care worker has been awarded an annual government-funded scholarship for women. Akeshia Dart received this year’s $20,000 Audrey Fagan Post-Graduate Scholarship, which – named after former ACT Chief Police Officer Audrey Fagan – helps recipients undertake professional development in the areas of law enforcement, care and protection and victim support. Through her role in the Community Service Directorate’s Out of Home Care-Foster Care/Kinship Care Unit, Ms Dart recruits and trains potential carers to support the transition of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in care. ACT Minister for Women Joy Burch believed that Ms Dart represented the kind of person the scholarship aims to support – someone who is passionate about their work and committed to improving the lives of those they work with. “The scholarship committee was particularly impressed by her commitment to improving the social and emotional well being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,” she said. The scholarship will enable Ms Dart to complete her Masters of Social Work, Professional Qualifying. Lesley Bonney, Therese Haywood and Megan Skillicorn celebrate the Vinnies Night Patrol van’s 10th Picture: Elesa Lee anniversary.
Vinnies marks a decade of help Night patrol makes a difference to all By Naomi Fallon ................................................... A DECADE ago Megan Skillicorn had no idea she was starting something that would come to be an important part of many people’s lives. At just 19 she took on the role of coordinator of the brand new St Vincent de Paul Night Patrol – which celebrates its 10th anniversary this week. The van – which delivers food, clothing and blankets to Canberra’s homeless – came about as Vinnies realised there was a gap in their services and a need for assistance to be provided after 5pm. For three-and-a-half years Ms Skillicorn managed about 200 volunteers for the program, which initially ran three nights a week, but quickly increased to seven nights. “The aim is to engage with people on the street, offering support and
compassion while upholding their dignity,” she said. It didn’t take long for Ms Skillicorn to realise that the service was about much more than the food they provided. “Some of the moments you have when you’re in a position to listen to someone, and what they share with you ... I think some of those moments have just been incredible,” she said. “We’d have our regulars as well – I expect they still would – and the volunteers would get really worried when they don’t see them, because we build up such a connection and such a rapport.” But it was one man who would approach the van time and time again without any shoes that Ms Skillicorn still remembers. “We thought that was so terrible ... we would always try and get
him some shoes,” she said. “But one night he said to me ‘no, I like to have my feet planted firmly on the ground.’ And I thought ‘wow – who am I to judge you?’ “It’s very humbling what they share with you.” Current night patrol coordinator Lesley Bonney says about 800 to 1000 people a month approach the van. “It varies, but we see anywhere between 30 and 40 a night,” she said. “That number might drop way down to 15 on cold nights.” She said anyone looking for a chat and something to eat was always welcome to visit the night patrol. “We don’t always know who is homeless – they don’t come to the van with a sticker on their forehead,” she said.
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Needle swap program support Plan to stop spread of diseases in prison She said while the move may not be welcomed by the community, the ACT Government had a real chance to help stop the spread of blood-borne diseases. “If it can stop just one person getting Hepatitis C it will have done its job,” Ms Davis said. She said it was also crucial that services such as the ACT Hepatitis Resource Centre received enough funding to provide education and support. The resource centre works with prisoners in the Alexander Maconochie Centre. She said the needle program should be just one part of a comprehensive approach to tackling Hepatitis C. Community and Public Sector Union’s Vince McDevitt said the union was still examining the report and held a reportback meeting for members yesterday morning (Monday). He said the union had identified a range of issues underpinning their opposition to a needle program but most of them centred on occupational health and safety. “We’ll be looking at whether or not these concerns have been addressed,” Mr McDevitt said. “It’s about prison officers being concerned about being confronted in their workplace by a drug affected prisoner wielding a hypodermic needle.” While the union is sensitive about the Government’s wish to reduce the spread of blood borne diseases, they claim no inmate has contracted Hepatitis C in the prison. “We have not seen one demonstrated case of someone entering the AMC being Hep C clear and contracting Hep C in here,” Mr McDevitt said. However, the Burnet report indicated there could be other cases of transmissions but the current testing practices were inadequate to reliably estimate this.
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By Meredith Clisby ........................................................... A NEW report has advised the ACT Government to implement a contained needle and syringe program inside the health centre of the Alexander Maconochie Centre. While health groups have welcomed the recommendation, the union representing the corrections staff are yet to publically give their position. The report, completed by Public Health Association of Australia chief executive Michael Moore, was delivered to the Government last week. Mr Moore has recommended that a needle exchange program be run by an external provider within the prison’s current health centre. It is proposed correctional officers would escort prisoners to the health centre and all supply of syringes and injecting would take place there. This would ensure the syringes could not be returned into the general prison population. Mr Moore suggested a flexible approach to implementing the needle program, whereby if the first model is not found to be successful an alternative model is used. The next most favoured approach is a contained program delivered by ACT Health/nursing staff in the health centre. The last suggested model is the placement of one for one exchange syringe vending machines in the prison. The ACT Government engaged the association in May to investigate different models of implementation of a needle program after the Burnet Institute report found there was a case for one. The executive officer of the ACT Hepatitis Resource Centre, Robyn Davis, said the contained needle program model was a good place to start for a trial but it was important to work out what sort of program would suit Canberra’s prison.
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Man sought in 1970s Bilski case THE NSW Government is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the death of Queanbeyan’s Danuta Bilski in the 1970s. The 38-year-old mother of two was killed while she worked in her Disposal Store in Queanbeyan on June 29, 1979. On Monday detectives issued a COMFIT image of a man seen at a Disposal Store on Crawford Street about 11.45am on that day. He is described as being about 40 years of age, with brown collar-length hair, wearing a dark coloured, heavy woollen
‘Battle style jacket’ at the time (close fitting to the waist, open at the front). A male of similar description was reportedly seen to leave the vicinity of the store at about 11.55am on June 29, 1979, carrying a long thin object wrapped in cloth. Police would like to speak with the man depicted in the COMFIT image in relation to this matter.
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almost half of the ACT’s schools. One of Australia’s leading music education conductors Warwick Potter picked up the baton for Noteworthy for the first time and found it an enjoyable experience. ‘‘It (Noteworthy) offers a real, tangible and practical experience to complement classroom-based learning,’’ he said.
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CWA focuses on community New branch in Belconnen By Meredith Clisby ....................................................... THE women of the Belconnen Country Women’s Association are certainly passionate about the rural communities in the region. Just don’t ask them to bake a cake. The newly formed branch of the long-standing organisation currently has about 26 members, most coming from the Belconnen area. President Philida Sturgiss-Hoy says the group’s major passion is with the country and it tries to have visits to small communities as often as it can. Cooking is not high on the agenda for the ladies. ‘‘We have a rural outlook and I equate rural with community, but quite a lot of our members have rural backgrounds,’’ Ms Sturgiss-Hoy said. ‘‘It’s that spirit of community that I particularly like about CWA.’’ The group has recently raised about $1300 for two small schools on the Monaro and will soon distribute the money. It also recently attended the Jerrawa Show. Ms Sturgiss-Hoy said raising money for rural communities was something the group enjoyed doing. She decided to start a new branch of the association when the city branches grew too big. Canberra now supports four CWA groups in total, including one in Gungahlin. The Belconnen branch is always on the lookout for new members and happily welcomes any women who would like to participate.
Belconnen CWA secretary Margaret Muspratt and president Philida Sturgiss-Hoy say they would welcome any new members into their branch. Picture: Elesa Lee
The president said she had been surprised by how quickly the number of members had increased. Secretary Margaret Muspratt said the common view the public had of CWA members was quite wrong.
‘‘There’s a perception that we’re all old sheilas but we’re not, we have a very diverse group actually,’’ she said. Ms Sturgiss-Hoy said it was important for the community to know the CWA existed in Canberra.
She said in a country town it was obvious where the community groups were, but in a city newcomers could have difficulty finding a connection with local groups. ‘‘It’s really important to have fun
but it’s also that idea of a community group,’’ Ms Sturgiss-Hoy said. The Belconnen Country Women’s Association meets at the Kippax Library on the fourth Monday of each month.
Kangaroo carcasses concern Future advantages of By Meredith Clisby ....................................................... AMAROO residents have been left disgusted after the bodies of two bloodied kangaroos were left in a bus shelter last week. A resident contacted The Chronicle after her husband drove past the Shoalhaven Avenue bus shelter on Sunday morning and saw the bloodied mess. The couple believe the kangaroos had been shot and were then piled up in the shelter with blood splattering the seats and windows. The kangaroos had been removed by Monday. The resident said the shelter had been taped off but school children had been waiting for the bus right next to it for a few days before it was cleaned. She said it was disgusting that people would treat animals in this way. A spokeswoman from Territory and Municipal Services confirmed rangers had removed two kangaroo carcasses from the bus shelter earlier in the week but were not sure how the animals had died. TAMS have not received any official reports of kangaroos being illegally shot in Amaroo and say shooting is not common in the ACT.
IN BRIEF .......................................... AMNESTY MEETING: THE ‘‘father’’ of Amnesty International Australia, John Greenwell, will speak at the Amnesty Discussion Group at Kippax Library on Monday, August 8, at 11am. In March 1962, Mr Greenwell chaired the first meeting of an Amnesty group in Australia and 22 people attended. As a barrister, he
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The bus shelter on Shoalhaven Avenue was taped off last week after the bloodied bodies of two kangaroos were left there. Picture: Elesa Lee Under Section 44 (1) of the Nature Conservation ACT (1980) it is illegal for a person without a licence to kill a native animal. A spokesman from ACT Policing
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I WAS 11-years-old when I bought my first computer. It was 1984, and the machine was an Aquarius. It had rubber keys, a cassette tape drive, and 3.5 kilobytes of memory. I used it to write simple programs in the BASIC language. Later that year, I upgraded to a VIC-20, with a whopping 5 kilobytes of memory. At about this time, Sydney Morning Herald computer editor Gareth Powell said that there was no advantage to any program in going beyond 16 kilobytes of memory. The fact is, we’re not particularly good at forecasting where technology will take us. When I sent my first emails in 1996, they were text-only. In fact, most of us thought that email would be like the telegrams that previous generations had used, just faster and cheaper. Today, photos and video comprise most of the traffic flowing around the globe. Emails of 16 kilobytes or larger arrive in my inbox every few minutes. So it’s little wonder that some critics of the National Broadband Network can’t imagine it as being anything
more than a way getting faster access to YouTube and Facebook. Unfortunately, this just repeats the same mistake as previous decades – failing to imagine how a new technology will transform life and work. The Government’s current plan is to provide 93 per cent of households with speeds of 100 megabytes per second. But in a recent trial of the network at Broken Hill, we saw speeds of 100 gigabytes per second: 1000 times faster than hoped for. But even at 100 megabytes per second, it will be possible to use the internet in fundamentally new ways. As anyone who has used Skype on a current connection will know, the jerky picture is better than nothing, but hardly ideal. The NBN will enable high-definition video-conferencing: letting patients speak with a medical specialist from home, allowing students to participate in distance learning from afar, and permitting teleworkers to participate in team meetings while working from home. Starting in Gungahlin, the NBN will be progressively rolled out across the ACT over the next few years. We can’t predict all the ways it will transform our society for the better, but I expect that within a few decades, I’ll look back on today’s internet with the same wry amusement that I look at my old Aquarius. ■ Andrew Leigh is the federal member for Fraser. For more information on the timing of the NBN rollout, see www.nbnco.com.au
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All-Stars face tough challenge Interstate Roller Derby bout
The Vice City Rollers, back from left, King Cam, The Dutchass, Bambi von Smasher and Anne Thrax; front, Roulette Rouge and Amykazeee. Picture: Gary Schafer
By Naomi Fallon ............................................. CANBERRAâ€™S Vice City Rollers are hoping to come away with a win this weekend as they take on the Sun State Rollergirlâ€™s Fancy Pants at the AIS. The Queensland roller derby team is ranked second in Australia, well beyond that of the ACT representative side. In their last interstate bout at the AIS, Canberraâ€™s all-star team was smashed by the topranking Victoria. But Vice City Rollers spokeswoman Christine Murray â€“ aka Short Stop â€“ says a lot has changed since then. The girls have been training three times a week to build up the skills and fitness required to bring down Queensland. â€œWeâ€™ve played a lot of interstate games since then â€Ś I think weâ€™ve formed more of a team, weâ€™ve bonded a lot,â€? she said. â€œWeâ€™re hoping to come away with a win; weâ€™re going to give it our all.â€? Aside from that, the team has been working on a rollout. â€œThatâ€™s the skater introduction at the beginning of the
Vice City Rollers vs Sun State Roller Girls Fancy Pants ..................................................... â– Date: Saturday, August 6 â– Time: Doors open 5pm, game starts 6.30pm â– Venue: AIS, Leverrier Crescent, Bruce â– Tickets: From Ticketek. Adults 16 and over $20, Children 3-15 $10, under 3 free, family $50 ..................................................... game â€“ itâ€™s really a bit of fun for the audience, so Canberra can expect to see some fancy moves,â€? Murray said. One distinct advantage that the Canberra side has, according to Murray, is great support from its city. â€œI think the league has developed heaps in the last year,â€? she said. â€œLast year we split into four teams, which was a big step for us. â€œWhatâ€™s also good is that Canberra has really gotten behind us, that doesnâ€™t happen as much in other places. Canberra is amazing.â€?
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Chief Minister Katy Gallagher, Simon Corbell and Andrew Barr fire up their laptops for the Virtual Picture: Gary Schafer Community Cabinet.
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The ACT Government is seeking input from the community on the scope and design of a Real Time Passenger Information System for the Canberra bus network. A Real Time Passenger Information System will monitor ACTION buses to allow real time timetable and other information to be available to commuters via digital displays at major bus stations
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ACT Ministers take to Twitter First virtual community cabinet takes place By Peter Reynolds ................................................... CANBERRA’S politicians were thrown out of their comfort zone last week when they were subjected to a barrage of questioning in the first virtual community cabinet. While some of the cabinet are regular tweeters, most notably Simon Corbell and Andrew Barr, and all have participated in community cabinets before, the frenetic pace at which the questions came was a new experience. Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging website that enables its users to send and read messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based posts limited to 140 characters. More than 700 tweets from more
than 200 users were posted in the hour-long session, more than any other Australian thread that day, making it a hard task for the ministers to keep up. The major issues raised by Canberrans were problems with public transport, planning, and recreational facilities. The cabinet members did their best to keep up with the questioning, with Katy Gallagher, Andrew Barr and Simon Corbell all answering more than 30 queries. Joy Burch arrived late to the session and had less than 10 tweets. Chief Minister Katy Gallagher labelled the virtual community cabinet a huge success, but was looking
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UC creates Paralympic history Meredith Clisby By ............................................................. THE University of Canberra is helping to create a living history of the Australian Paralympic movement by crowd sourcing through Wikipedia. The university’s National Institute of Sports Studies will use open-access social media to inspire the creation of articles and the recording of experiences of athletes and others involved in the movement. The project, launched by the Australian Paralympic Committee, already has about 2000 people from all over the world working on it. University of Queensland historian Murray Phillips will assemble the articles into a Wiki book and write a hard copy book of what has been produced. Director of the UC sports studies institute, Professor Keith Lyons, said it was a very exciting project to be involved in. He said originally the Australian Paralympic Committee had wanted to research for the production of a book only and the university had suggested otherwise. “We thought it would be wonderful if it could be dynamic and be a new book each day,” Professor Lyons said. “Our hope was we could use the power of Wikipedia to build up stories of paralympians in ways that haven’t been done before.”
He said the idea was to encourage people to write their own stories about their place as an athlete, or as someone part of the movement. Others are being encouraged to help curate the book by editing the submitted stories. As part of the project the Australian Paralympic Committee is donating a significant number of photos in its collection of more than 35,000 images. This will be done through Wikimedia Commons and it will enable high quality photos to be used to illustrate the history. Professor Lyons believes this is one of the first times that a history book has been created in this way. He said the institute’s staff would use both their sports history knowledge and their skills with open access to help administer the project. The collection of articles began in July and is due to officially finish on December 31. However Professor Lyons hopes the Wiki book at least will live on after this time with people continuing to add details to it. The Australian Paralympic Committee chief executive Jason Hellwig said the project would help to ensure the cultural and sporting significance of the Paralympic movement is recognised and understood.
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Istok Tanevski has become the first Australian to achieve a second degree black belt in Okinawa Ryu Karate Do. Picture: Elesa Lee
By Peter Reynolds ............................................. TORRENS resident Istok Tanevski has become the first person in Australia to be awarded a second degree black belt in a traditional form of karate. Tanevski has been training in the discipline of Okinawa Ryu Karate Do Shuri Te Seibukan for the past 11 years, starting when he was 12 years old. He is one of the youngest people in the world to attain second degree, or dan, black belt, after completing an arduous grading weekend in Mount Beauty in Victoria last month. ‘‘I don’t really know how to describe it, it’s definitely an honour,’’ Tanevski said. ‘‘In the last 25 years since the Canberra Dojo opened, only a handful of people have stepped up to be graded for brown and black belts, so it is humbling to be the first one to gain second dan.’’ Tanevski said the grading weekend was a gruelling experience, running for about 14 hours over the two days. He was judged by Garry O’Connor, a ninth level dan, who introduced this form of martial arts to Australia. ‘‘When you sit for a grading, you’re never guaranteed of attaining it,’’ he said. ‘‘You need to demonstrate a high level of skill, commitment and spirit. ‘‘The grading is physically
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Colourful display of international dance in China FOURTEEN students travelled across the world over the weekend to represent Canberra in the Shanghai International Children’s Cultural and Art Festival. After sending an audition tape to organisers, the Canberra Dance Development Centre students were selected to participate in the festival’s opening ceremony. Centre director Jackie Hallahan said the televised ceremony, which is performed in Shanghai’s grand theatre that seats 12,500 people, would be a highlight for the group. “The actual stage is huge – it’s the size of a football field,” she said. “This is a very exciting opportunity for
them to dance in one of the largest theatres in the world.” The festival was first initiated in 1994 as a vehicle for children from all over the world to demonstrate their heritage and enhance a better understanding among them. Close to 200 groups will participate in the week-long festival, with various performances and activities held all over Shanghai. “It’s a lovely cultural exchange, everyone comes with their culture, everyone wears their national costumes – in our case we’re taking our national flag,” Ms Hallahan said.
“It is an honour for CDDC to represent our own dance centre but also the Canberra community in such a unique display of colourful cultures and enhancement of friendship, peace, acceptance and tolerance.” The Canberra Dance Development Centre already has developed a strong
relationship with Shanghai, having conducted regular cultural exchanges with the China Welfare Institute Children’s Palace since 2005. “We’ve had one or two groups come every year since then,” Ms Hallahan said. “I think it really helps the students to develop international relationships.”
Students from Canberra Dance Development Centre have been busy during the school holidays rehearsing for their upcoming trip to China where they will be part of the Shanghai International Children’s Cultural and Art Festival.
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Artistic director recognised By Naomi Fallon ....................................................... RUTH Osborne fell in love with dance when she was just eight years old. She still remembers the first class her mother took her to and how it changed her life. Since then Osborne has devoted her life to the art form, first as a professional dancer and later progressing into teaching and choreographing. Her dedication paid off during this year’s Australian Dance Awards at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, where the now artistic director of QL2 Dance received the 2011 Award for Services to Dance. The national award recognised Osborne for her “superlative teaching” and wide-ranging services to dance for more than four decades, for an outstanding contribution to dance education and to the development of youth dance practice in Australia. “It’s been fantastic … I’ve been nominated and shortlisted before but I never expected to actually win,” she said. QL2’s 2010 junior youth dance project Hard Yards was also recognised with the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth or Community Dance. “This was only the third year they’ve actually had that category, so we’re very pleased because it shows the increasing awareness and the value of youth dance work done within the community,” Osborne said. With a professional dance career spanning more than 40 years, Osborne has choreographed for television and film, many large scale events and she
Ruth Osborne, above, won the Australian Dance Award for Services to Dance and her company QL2 won for Outstanding Achievement in Youth or Community Dance for its Hard Yards project.
has served on many arts-related boards. She came to Canberra as manager of Youth Dance Practice at The Australian Choreographic Centre, where she first established the Quantum Leap youth choreographic ensemble. Three years ago the centre shaped
into QL2, but the highly successful Quantum Leap program – now in its 13th year – continues. Despite being in the same job for more than a decade, Osborne is still enthusiastic about her work. “It’s a great pleasure to work with motivated young people,” she said.
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people in the art form of dance not just the physical practice of dance.” Osborne says there is a growing awareness for this sort of youth dance practice across Australia. “We work towards a performance and in that we develop overarching themes that are important to them,” she said. “I’m really keen that they get to understand the topic, form and opinion and develop ideas.”
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There’s little policy in politics ittle wonder young voters are cynical about whether or not their right to vote is a right worth exercising. From talking to them it seems their cynicism is based on the performances of some federal, state and territory politicians whose performances seemed part of an introverted world of plotters that would put a dozen Guy Fawkeses to shame. That apart, they thought too
many politicians wanted power not because they wanted to use it in the interests of constituents but, to boost their egos. It would be easy to dismiss such views as nonsense but it seems to me that politicians, and those intending to take up a career in politics, should be listening to what young people are saying. And it wouldn’t do them any harm either to listen to what older voters are saying.
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August 11 – 14 Exhibition Park In Canberra Thursday to Sunday Open 10am to 4.30pm daily
Australia’s favourite craft event Over 90 craft retailers, plus free workshops, craft classes and special displays combine to create craft heaven. On just once a year, the Craft & Quilt Fair is the place to be – whether you’re a beginner ginner or experienced!
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Use your arms as needles – check out armknitting for yourself with knitter extraordinaire – Teresa Dair.
Meet Rachel Greig, creator of beautiful stamps and see how to use them to stamp out your own fabric, cards and papercraft.
Join a hands-on session and embellish a scarf – you could win a Baby Lock embellisher – one will be given away each day at the fair.
See the Texstyle display – a selection of the best Year 12 Major works of 2010 – and be inspired by the next generation.
See what’s new at What’s Hot Live – a showcase of crafty products and gadgets.
• Learn more about knitting, crochet, beading, scrapbooking, cardmaking or creating your own jewellery. There are more than 60 workshops daily. • Create gorgeous bracelets, bangles and necklaces with crystals, wire and beads. • Sew a cute hairclip; try machineembellishing or get new ideas and tips for quiltmaking. • Make your own greeting cards, brooches out of vintage kimono silk, beaded earrings, or crocheted accessories.
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Make time to enjoy the Seven Deadly Sins quilt exhibition – 30 witty, provocative and humourous textile art pieces from some of Australia’s best quilters.
Top: Learn scrapbooking and card making. Above: Make Chianti Flowers with Jenny King
Vanity quilt by Raelene Kwong (detail)
At the fair you’ll ﬁnd handmade glass beads, the latest knitting yarns; fabrics to make clothes and quilts; designer knitwear and patterns; sewing supplies, ribbons, lace and decorative trims; handmade buttons, Japanese textiles and hand-dyed silk thread for embroidery. There are thousands of products – many of them unique from boutique retailers.
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www.craftfair.com.au Admission charges apply • Tickets: at the door or online Adults $14; Seniors Card holders, age or disability pensioners $12; Children* $7; Family (2 adults + 2 children*) $34. (*5 to 16 years – under 5 years FREE) Phone: 02 9452 7575
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Garden jobs begin to pile up ith garden chores of many kinds piling up over the next few weeks and well on into spring, it’s time to finish pruning the pome fruits (apples, pears and quince); planting new fruiting trees and vines, deciduous shrubs and summer flowering bulbs. Now you can start trimming back the roses. When roses are pruned too early in the winter, any tender new growth is likely to be burnt by late frosts and parts of the shrubs may well need to be pruned again. If you were a little carried away the first time then there might not be too much left to cut back to. As hybrid tea roses produce their blooms on new season’s wood, pruning is directed to removing the older, less productive branches and cutting back those that have grown over tall, in order to nurture new growth closer to eye level. The growth pattern on individual cultivars may vary, but the initial cuts on each should be aimed at first removing any dead or diseased growth. Next, take away thin twiggy branches and anything that crosses over in the centre of the bush that was contributing to the lack of air circulation or even light. Having done that you can evaluate the remaining branches. Aim to leave at least three or four (depending upon the size and age of the plant), to form a basic shape resembling
IN THE GARDEN the spokes of an upturned umbrella. Once you have the framework you could cut back the branches by at least a half to two-thirds, depending up the number of ‘eyes’ or bud growths on the stems. Select one which points to an outward direction and make a cut with sharp clean secateurs just slightly above. Each season roses develop reddish barked canes from above the original graft on the main stem called water shoots as valuable replacement for older wood. Take care not to prune these too hard but merely trim them back lightly. Light green stems that sometimes appear from below the graft are known as suckers – unwanted growth from the original root stock. These will need to be removed lest they dominate the whole plant and you eventually lose the more desirable grafted cultivar. Floribunda or cluster roses do not require such hard pruning, merely cutting back to about a quarter of the previous
year’s growth. Carpet roses can be trimmed with a pair of sharp hedge shears while miniature roses may need only a very light prune – just enough to remove any dead or excessively twiggy stems. Weeping Ramblers that bloom but once a year in early summer should not be pruned in winter but only after the flowering display is over. Climbing roses are normally left unpruned for the first couple of years after planting, allowing their lengthy caneswhich should have been tied into a somewhat arching horizontal plane, to mature. Although climbers, like any vine, have a natural tendency to grow upwards, the long canes need to be trained so that the lateral growth, which shoots from the topside of the tied horizontal framework can be cut back to the two or three buds that will produce the flowers. Roses are susceptible to a number of fungal problems, namely black spot, which can overwinter on stems and foliage as well as on the surrounding soil. Any prunings and fallen foliage should be removed and binned rather than added to the compost heap thus spreading the problem. Use an appropriate spray after pruning. Lime sulphur (use only when the plant is completely dormant – it will burn any foliage); or copper oxychloride, will get new season’s growth off to a clean start.
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water (they dislike any movement from waterfalls or the spray from fountains) for there is little to do except feed them, remove spent foliage and periodically re-pot. Newly purchased water lilies need to be freed from any extraneous fibrous roots before setting into a pot of heavy clay loam, one third of which should be pulverised cow manure.
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■ Prepare a planting plan for the spring vegetable plot. The practice of crop rotation is a sound one. Not only will it help to control soil-borne diseases that affect certain plants but as different crops have differing nutritional requirements, it will also ensure that added fertilisers and manures are used to advantage. ■ Check the local nursery and garden centre shelves for summer flowering bulbs and new season’s packets of seeds for the flower garden and vegetable plot. Stock up on pots, seeding raising mix, potting mix and pulverised cow manure for a new growing season that is literally just round the corner. ■ To clear lawns of moss, improve the drainage by aerating the ground with a fork or corer and, where possible, increase the amount of light by removing any overhanging tree branches or low growing shrubs. Eliminate patches of moss from paths with a solution of diluted bleach and the aid of a stiff broom. ■ Chop down and turn autumn sown green manure crops into the ground. Spread any available compost onto empty plots then start a new compost heap from a mixture of winter weeds, finely chopped prunings and some of your bagged autumn leaves. .....................................................
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down THUMBS UP to the kind lady who stopped along Ginninderra Drive on Saturday, July 16, to help me while I was ringing for an ambulance and remained with me until the ambulance arrived. Your help was much appreciated. Thank you.
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THUMBS UP to the gentleman who regularly cleans up around Gungahlin. He can often be seen picking up rubbish that others think they are entitled to throw in the streets. It is a pity that more people do not share his enthusiasm and pride in keeping the neighbourhood clean.
TOM Baker (Letters, July 26) accuses Don Allan of being biased for nuclear and against renewables. However, I’d suggest it is the renewable energy advocates who are biased and unwilling to acknowledge the realities. Here are some points to consider. Nuclear is proven economically viable, about the cleanest and safest of all electricity generation technologies and near emissions-free. Nuclear has demonstrated it can provide most of an advanced nation’s (France’s) electricity generation, and has been doing so for 30 years. On the other hand, non-hydro renewables are very costly, unreliable, intermittent and have not been able to provide much electricity anywhere. Wind power costs about three times more than conventional generation but avoids little CO2 emissions. As the amount of wind generation increases, the amount of CO2 avoided per kWh decreases. The cost per tonne CO2 increases and would be very high if wind generation is increased to the amount needed to achieve the 2020
THUMBS DOWN to the p-plater who deliberately drove his dark blue hatchback into a cul-de-sac in Wanniassa to target a remote-controlled car being played with by children. After driving at speed towards the children to scatter them, he then drove the front and rear wheels over the toy car, destroying it. Two of the frightened children were visiting from the USA, prompting a comment from their parents that they had come all the way from Washington to Canberra, where, within a week of arriving, their children were almost run down in a quiet street.
THUMBS DOWN to KFC Gungahlin for not taking eftpos at the drive-through and not saying so until you are stuck in the queue anyway, and for leaving the chips out of my meal deal. For a chain that presents itself as so trendy, their service is very archaic.
THUMBS UP to the kind strangers who helped push my car (which had broken down) from a parking ramp on Cooyong Street, Civic, into a parking bay, out of the busy traffic. Thank you also to the kind man from the NRMA who came to my assistance quickly, started my car and followed me home to assist in case a further breakdown was to occur. Thank you kindly.
THUMBS UP to the gentleman who returned my husband’s wallet intact from the Macquarie Plaza. We were elated, it had quite a deal of money and all our cards in it.
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emissions targets. Solar is an enormous waste of tax payers funds. Windora solar PV power station in Queensland – supposedly the current state of the art – produces electricity at about 145c/kWh (and only when the sun shines). It costs about $6000 per tonne CO2 avoided. The recently announced Chinchilla solar thermal power station will produce electricity for 33 cents a kWh; about 10 times the cost of electricity from conventional plants. It will cost about $420 per tonne CO2 avoided – nearly 20 times the proposed starting price for the carbon tax. Yet the Treasury modelling, undertaken to support the Government’s proposed carbon tax and emissions trading scheme, assumes that 75 per cent of our electricity can be provided by unproven electricity generation technologies by 2050. If we want to achieve 50 per cent or greater cuts to CO2 emissions by 2050, nuclear will have to comprise between 50 per cent and 75 per cent of our electricity generation. Peter Lang Griffith
A general Information Session on the Healthy Schools Healthy Children Funding Round will be conducted on Tuesday 16 August 2011, from 4.00 - 5.00pm at the MacKillop House Conference Centre, 50 Archibald St, Lyneham. This session will clarify the direction and format of the round.
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DO you want someone to warm you up for the last part of Canberra winter? Page is definitely up for a cuddle, and she is the ultimate lap dog. If you’re looking for a dog that loves to cuddle, snuggle and enjoys companionship with those that she loves, Page is the one for you. Page still shows her youth and enjoys fun and games like any young pup. She has a soft spot for squeaky
toys, and when she’s not hanging out with her family members, she can be found running around pouncing on every squeaky toy she can find. Page is energetic and fun, and is looking forward to finding a loving home. Why not take some time to come and visit with Page, and consider her for your family? ■ Cupcake day is fast approaching, and Page and some of her friends at
the shelter will be enjoying the odd pupcake or two. Why not bust out your apron, and register for cupcake day, and share a pupcake for fun with your best friend? For more information, visit www.rspcacupcakeday.com.au ■ For more information on featured pets, contact the RSPCA on 6287 8100 or visit www.rspcaact.org.au
Local kids benefit from grants CHILDREN from Air Scouts Canberra in Deakin, St Thomas Aquinas Primary School in Charnwood and Kingsford Smith School in Holt will all benefit from $1200 grants from Telstra’s Kids Fund. Air Scouts Canberra will purchase modern safety equipment to support bushcraft while St Thomas Aquinas will build a covered children’s sandpit.
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“Telstra’s Kids Fund grants assist
children fulfill their potential at a key and impressionable stage of their lives as they move towards adolescence and adulthood,” Mr Booth said. “By injecting funds into special projects, facility upgrades and equipment purchases we can help make a meaningful difference to their current activities and leave a legacy for others to enjoy.
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Kingsford Smith School will support the continuation and expansion of the Blue Swans netball team. Telstra Foundation Chairman Geoff Booth congratulated the three organisations on their grants saying the impact will be both immediate and longlasting.
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Women’s Centre for Health Matters executive director Marcia Williams said a report issued by the organisation last year showed that Canberra women preferred internet options when seeking information about wellbeing. A survey of 674 women in the ACT about their actual and preferred use of information sources resulted in the report It goes with the Territory! ACT Women’s Views about Health and Wellbeing Information. Respondents were asked to identify what type of information they had sought from which information source in the 12 months prior to completing the survey. In the 12 months prior to completing the survey, the source most commonly used for general wellbeing information was the internet – used by 56 per cent. “In this day and age when people are really busy ... one of their preferences is to use online solutions first,” Ms Williams said. “They find it a lot easier. It allows people alternative options to find out things and make decisions.” Ms Williams said because of the findings she believed an online service, such as the new website, could be a good resource for women in need. “There’s a preference for online. It’s usually a safer way of them finding out more,” she said. “We know those sorts of things do work for women ... as long as it’s easily accessible.”
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By Joni Scanlon ....................................................... A CONFIDENTIAL online counselling service is now available for people at risk of sexual assault or domestic abuse. The Commonwealth Government service www.1800RESPECT.org.au has been launched to enhance the 1800RESPECT national telephone counselling service, which has been running since October 2010. The 24-hour online service will connect users with tertiary qualified professional counsellors and social workers. Users can also access information about local counselling services and information. The website is part of the Government’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022, and Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, said the service continues the Government’s pledge to focus on long-term solutions to end domestic abuse. “The online service offers an important alternative means of seeking help. It has been designed to respond in a flexible way to the often complex needs of victims of violence and their families,” Ms Ellis said. “The 1800RESPECT national telephone counselling service has averaged around 185 contacts a week since its launch in October last year. This is a sobering reminder of the need in our community for support services for victims of violence in the home. The more options we offer for victims of domestic violence, the more likely it is that people receive the help they need.”
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HEAR some of the best jazz 1 from around the country and the world during the Capital Jazz
Project, which runs until August 7. The nine-day festival features more than 90 musicians and singers, including Jazz legend Vince Jones, jazz trombonist James Greening and guitarist Mike Price performing at the Street Theatre. Visit the Street Theatre’s website www.thestreet.org.au for a full rundown of concerts and booking details.
Caesar: Gareth Reeves as Casca and Kate Mulvany as Cassius.
Dark heart of politics By Naomi Fallon
hen digging around amongst all of the backstabbing and powergrabbing in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Kate Mulvany discovered something she never expected to find – the heart of a politician. “Deep imbedded in the heart of every politician is a human being and that really intrigued me,” she said. “It’s something I found so fascinating and so heartbreaking.” But when she was first asked to co-adapt the story with Bell Shakespeare’s new associate artistic director Peter Evans, Mulvany admits she wasn’t really a fan of the story. “I always thought of it as a bloke’s play where they all kill each other,” she said. But, keen to do the classic justice,
the Australian actress and writer wiped the slate clean and began digging deep down below the surface where she found the characters were far more human than she ever expected.
towards our politicians.” The parallels between Julius Caesar and the real life story of Julia Gillard snatching the top spot from former prime minister Kevin Rudd are undeniable.
In an alternate take on a classic, Mulvany and Evans have transported the momentous piece of Roman history into the corridors of backroom politics, where the audience watches on as yet another leader is forced from office.
Despite that, Mulvany said Bell’s version of the story didn’t play on that aspect.
While Caesar, played by Alex Menglet, goes in search of ways to expand his power, conniving Cassius (Mulvany) is bent on bringing the leader down.
“I think we’re all a bit over it,” she said. “You can’t deny the similarities but there won’t be any red wigs or bad accents on our stage.” Given its political nature, Mulvany hopes the show will be a success in the nation’s capital.
But Mulvany maintains that Cassius isn’t the conniving villain she’s often perceived to be.
“You certainly have had your fair share of senate slaughters in the past few years,” she said.
“She has a reason. She’s got no respect for Caesar, she’s worried about her country,” she said.
“I’m excited to see if anyone turns up ... and what the response will be.”
“There’s absolutely no difference from the way most of us feel
While the nation is used to hearing about political decisions made
behind closed doors, Mulvany says Julius Caesar brings it all out into the open. “The great thing that Julius Caesar does, is it lifts the walls up and we get to see inside.”
Julius Caesar Where: The Playhouse When: August 2-13 Bookings: Visit www.canberra theatrecentre.com.au
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RELAX throughout the last 2 month of winter at one of the many celebrations of the Fireside Festival. Many venues in Canberra and the surrounding region are taking part in the festival that promotes the best local wine, produce, art and attractions. For more details, visit www.firesidefestival.com.au LISTEN in wonder to the 3 amazing performances of The Ten Tenors. On August 6, The
Ten Tenors will perform their latest show Double Platinum at Canberra Theatre. This brand new show, alongside a double album of the same name, marks the tenth studio album for the group. For details, visit www .canberratheatrecentre.com.au ACCEPT an invitation to see 4 Life x 3 from August 4-20. Life x 3 follows the lives of four
characters as they interact, explore and grow. Through chaos, and farce, see how the slightest random event can effortlessly derail the most elaborately laid plan. Life x 3 is showing at Theatre 3. For more information, visit www.canberra rep.org.au REMINISCE at the National 5 Film and Sound Archive of Australia, while watching some
of the best works of the late Australian actor Bill Hunter. The archives are showing selected performances by the actor and this Saturday, August 6 is Hunter’s defining leading man role in Newsfront. For further details, visit www.nfsa.gov.au/arc and for bookings call 6248 2000.
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Conflict of gods and men STEFAN KUSSY THE BIG SCREEN
lthough Of Gods and Men is set in an impoverished village, Tibhirine, in Algeria during the civil war between the ruling government and Islamist forces in that country in the 1990s, the film touches on the universal concerns of faith, trust, hope, belief and humanity.
If a film can navigate across an immense spectrum of meaning and contemplation, Of Gods and Men does a reasonable job of it. It encapsulates the universal to the microcosmic. A group of Trappist monks, led by Brother Christian (Lambert Wilson), a name that resonates significantly considering the belief systems at the centre of the civil war, follow a routine of prayer, growing food and dispensing medical care as they negotiate their lives. They are cocooned by their faith and belief in the worth of their assistance to the sick and poor residents of the village. They are frail men committed to their god but in the secular world they have very little food and no immediate family apart from their brotherhood. They rejoice in the taste of wine, grow what they can and are devoted to providing what help they can to the villagers. Being Christian monks in a Muslim country has not been a huge issue until the monks are confronted by the brutality of the Islamist rebels, who slaughter Serbian workers at the monastery. This act immediately confronts the monks with the option of whether to stay and continue their work or
Contemplation: Michael Lonsdale plays Luc and Sabrina Ouazani plays Rabbia in Of Gods and Men. abandon the local community to assure their own safety.
externally is of any true consequence. He is at peace.
As men of god and caring human beings they would like to help any in need with the meagre supplies they have but they are pressured from both sides.
The Islamist rebels’ values are different to the Monks, yet they are just as passionate about their beliefs, both political and faith based.
Christian refuses to accept the protection of the military, which causes consternation among the monks. They are divided as to whether they should stay or go. They are forced to delve into their souls to uncover their essential beliefs and why they do what they do. It cuts to the heart of who they are.
There is no right and wrong in this situation. It depends behind which set of values you stand as to whether you are right and the others are misguided. Despite this, the monks and the rebels, led by Ali Fayattia (Farid Larbi), have reached equilibrium in their acceptance of each other.
Their sense of faith is also challenged as they meditate. Only one monk, Brother Luc (Michael Lonsdale), the medic, realises he is a free man, spiritually and physically, and nothing imposed upon him
The scales, however, are made of sharpened steel and could have disastrous effects once the equilibrium is disturbed. Eventually all the monks reach the same decision. They stay. This decision has major consequences
because neither the government, military nor rebels supports the monks wholeheartedly. It is more a matter of tolerance. However, at some stage, we realise that all parties in the conflict will act and react to the plight of the monks. The conflict impacts on the solidity of the monks’ isolated lives in their small community. Their decision imparts a sense of power and control to the monks while at the same moment instilling a feeling of helplessness. Externally, the monks’ true support comes from the residents of the community in which they live and work while internally their belief in their faith carries them, although they are practical and realise there is a strong chance they will end up with their throats slit. The monks have developed a
sense of community with the villagers through ministering to the villagers’ ill health. Through their isolation from family and fellow French countrymen, the monks are challenged to decide individually and as a collective, the worth of what they are doing.
Of Gods and Men is as much a meditation upon universal values as an account of the real life fate of seven monks in conflict torn Algeria in the 1990s. Of Gods and Men shows that peace and freedom can be allusive and challenged by the flight of a bullet or the blade of a knife slicing your artery. Of Gods and Men (French dialogue with English subtitles), rated MA 15+, screens at Greater Union Manuka.
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nowtown is the highly-acclaimed Australian film based on the murders of John Bunting, infamous for his serial killing spree during the 1990s. It is directed by Justin Kurzel (The Mess Hall) and the soundtrack is composed by his brother Jed Kurzel (The Mess Hall). The Kurzel brothers really hit the spot with Snowtown; the psychological thriller film grasped the attention of audiences around Australia and the world, winning the Audience Award at the Bigpond Adelaide Film Festival 2011 (the same state where the murders once occurred). The soundtrack opens with The Dream; a pulsating heartbeat and a disturbing monologue accompanies anti-climactic sounds and abnormal
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The following track titled The Dance is down tempo and sad; the song builds on a simple guitar progression and atmospheric synthesizers, once again finishing with an anti-climactic ending. It gets sadder as the album plays through. The Webb sounds like music from a morgue, and Tape 1 is humbly built around one note– a simple buzzing sound hums throughout the song, while high pitched feedback and ambient like noises infiltrate the audio. The songs on this soundtrack are quite short; composed to emphasize the emotions of specific scenes and dramatic events throughout the film. The pulsating heartbeat re-appears in The Trap; refreshing my memory of the suspenseful build-up encountered at the start of the album. Ambient noise and atmospheric space music continue to defy gravity in tracks seven through to 12, until the last two songs are unveiled with the familiar beating pulse that I heard earlier. The second last track, The Vault, incorporates alien like sounds; in some sections it is too difficult to distinguish the identity of the instruments being used. The closing composition titled The
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ARIES There tends to be an “easy come, easy go” attitude with money during Tuesday and Wednesday, unnecessarily depleting financial resources when you can least afford it.
TAURUS End is my personal favourite; beginning with the similar pulse used in previous tracks, the composition then evolves into an eerie mix of banjos and dark synthesizers. Jed Kurzel’s composition for the soundtrack of Snowtown is impressive (to say the least).
Your mood is positive during August 2, 3 promoting a belief that you can do anything. You need to guard against biting off more than you can chew, especially financially.
GEMINI It will be easy to make promises you can’t keep during August 2, 3, perhaps worsening a situation for yourself. Use your vision and optimism to make plans, but delay definite commitments.
From start to end, the Snowtown soundtrack is an instrumental album of ambient noise; scary, dark, and depressing.
There are positive times and memories to be shared with friends during Tuesday and Wednesday. However, when visualising your goals make allowances for variables.
The soundtrack sets the perfect mood for the sickening story of the Snowtown murders.
August 2, 3 brings illusionary influences into play where your career and status are concerned, or around a parent. You need to be careful not to overestimate your own abilities and underestimate anothers.
Jed Kurzel has demonstrated his amazing talents as a composer in this album; the style of music is in a completely different dimension to that of his famous rock outfit The Mess Hall. Good stuff; it’s just a little bit rough.
VIRGO You may feel inspired by an idea or knowledge which comes your way during August 2, 3. However, something does not quite “sit right” about this. Think things through carefully.
LIBRA A financial opportunity that may appear to be gilt with gold is probably too good to be true during August 2, 3. Someone you are trusting may not know better themselves.
SCORPIO You are likely to have very good feelings about another party during August 2, 3 but should make sure of their credentials before becoming closely involved.
SAGITTARIUS Your days will not be clear cut at work during Tuesday and Wednesday, making it probable that efficiency is affected. Something more concrete is needed for routines to be effective.
CAPRICORN There are some enjoyable moments to be shared with loved ones during August 2, 3. Just do not expect too much of them, and keep money and love separated. This is not a good time for speculation.
AQUARIUS You may be expecting too much from a current situation within the home during Tuesday and Wednesday. Things may be rosy but not all that you expect of them.
PISCES August 2, 3 requires good organisation to get the best out of the current trend. You need to be efficient with your tasks in order to be free to do those things you enjoy so much. 11-08679/1
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28 - THE CHRONICLE, Tuesday, August 2, 2011
THURSDAY - August 4 ABC1
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. (CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 9.30 Business Today. (CC) 10.00 Neue Freunde. (R) 10.05 Jung In Europa. (R) 10.15 A Table! (R) 10.20 Me Viola! (R) 10.30 Behind The News. (R, CC) 11.00 Visions Of The Future. (R, CC) 12.00 Midday Report. (CC) 12.30 Little Dorrit. (PG, R, CC) 1.25 Lead Balloon. (PG, R, CC) 2.00 Poirot. (PG, R, CC) 3.00 Children’s Programs. 4.35 Mona The Vampire. (CC) 5.05 The Wannabes. (R, CC) 5.30 Girls In Love. (R, CC) 5.50 BTN Daily. (CC) 6.00 Restoration Man. (CC) 6.50 Minuscule. (R) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 7.30. (CC) 8.00 Catalyst. (CC) 8.30 Crownies. (M, CC) 9.30 Junior Doctors. (M, CC) 10.25 Lateline. (CC) 11.00 Lateline Business. (R, CC) 11.30 Songbook. (R, CC) 12.20 Movie: Scarlet Street. (1945) (B&W, PG, R, CC) 2.10 Junior Doctors. (M, R, CC) 3.10 To The Manor Bowen. (Ml, R, CC) 4.00 Compass. (R, CC) 4.30 Catalyst. (R, CC) 5.00 Can We Help? (R, CC) 5.30 The New Inventors. (R, CC)
6.00 Children’s Programs. 2.45 Pingu. 2.50 Willa’s Wild Life. 3.05 Babar. 3.30 Mister Maker Comes To Town. 3.50 Rastamouse. 4.00 Roary The Racing Car. 4.10 Pingu. 4.15 The WotWots. 4.30 Play School. 5.00 Shaun The Sheep. 5.15 Octonauts. 5.25 The Hive. 5.30 Pingu. 5.40 Wibbly Pig. 5.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 6.05 Miffy And Friends. 6.10 Penelope. 6.15 Blanche. 6.25 Small Potatoes! 6.30 In The Night Garden. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. 7.30 The Marngrook Footy Show. 8.30 Arrested Development. 9.00 How Not To Live Your Life. 9.30 The Gruen Transfer. 10.00 The Thick Of It. 10.30 London Live. 10.55 The Chaser’s War On Everything. 11.25 The Marngrook Footy Show. 12.30 Beautiful Noise. 1.25 Close.
6.00 Early News. (CC) 7.00 Toasted TV. (CC) 8.00 Scope. (C, R, CC) 8.30 Wurrawhy. (P, CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 10.00 The Circle. (PG, CC) 12.00 Dr Phil. (PG, CC) 1.00 Oprah. (M, CC) 2.00 Ready Steady Cook. (PG, CC) 3.00 Infomercials. (PG, R, CC) 3.20 The Renovators. (R, CC) 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 6.30 6.30 With George Negus. (CC) 7.00 The 7PM Project. (PG, CC) 7.30 MasterChef Australia. (CC) 8.30 The Renovators. (CC) 9.00 Law & Order: SVU. (Mva, R, CC) 11.00 News/Sports Tonight. (CC) 11.30 Letterman. (PG) 12.25 Eureka. (M) 1.25 Infomercials. (PG, R) 4.00 Joyce Meyer. 4.30 Kenneth Copeland. (PG) 5.00 Life Today With James Robison. (PG) 5.30 This Is Your Day With Benny Hinn. (PG)
6.00 Kitesurfing. PKRA World Tour. Replay. 6.30 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Race 9. Crown Royal 400. Highlights. 7.30 Pro Bull Riding. Replay. 8.30 Verbier Xtreme. 9.00 MLB. Tigers v Rangers. 12.00 ATP World Tour Uncovered. 12.30 World Rally C’ship. Race 8. Rally of Finland. Highlights. 1.00 Drag Racing. ANDRA Pro Series. Top Doorslammer. Winternationals. Replay. 2.00 RPM. 3.00 Omnisport. 3.30 Bondi Rescue. 4.00 Airline. 4.30 Extreme Dreams. 5.00 Guerrilla Gardeners. 5.30 iFish Catch Of The Day. 6.00 Airline. 6.30 Bondi Rescue. 7.00 Cops. 7.30 America’s Port. 8.30 Game Plan: NRL. 9.30 Breakout Kings. 10.30 Sports Tonight. 11.00 Ultimate Fighter. 12.00 The Game Plan: AFL. 1.00 Omnisport. 1.30 Late Sports Programs.
6.00 JAG. 7.00 MacGyver. 8.00 Brady Bunch. 8.30 Neighbours. 9.00 Touched By An Angel. 10.00 7th Heaven. 11.00 Love Boat. 12.00 Diagnosis Murder. 1.00 JAG. 2.00 MacGyver. 3.00 King Of Queens. 3.30 Cheers. 4.00 Roseanne. 4.30 Family Ties. 5.00 Happy Days. 5.30 Brady Bunch. 6.00 Sabrina. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 Simpsons. 8.30 SGU Stargate Universe. 9.30 Star Trek: The Next Generation. 10.30 Craig Ferguson. 11.30 Cheers. 12.00 Roseanne. 12.30 Sabrina. 1.00 King Of Queens. 1.30 Happy Days. 2.00 Love Boat. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder. 4.00 Late Programs.
6.00 Children’s Programs. 1.45 Total Drama Island. 2.10 Big Babies. 2.25 Sally Bollywood. 2.40 Majority Rules. 3.00 Ship To Shore. 3.25 Jinx. 3.50 Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab. 4.20 News On 3 Update. 4.25 My Life As A Popat. 4.50 The Pinky & Perky Show. 5.05 The Jungle Book. 5.20 Kid Vs Kat. 5.30 Deltora Quest. 6.00 Rated A For Awesome. 6.15 Almost Naked Animals. 6.25 Horrible Histories. 6.55 News On 3. 7.10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars. 7.35 Wolverine And The X-Men. 8.20 Almost Naked Animals. 8.30 Degrassi: The Next Generation. 9.00 Close.
6.00 Today. (CC) 9.00 Kerri-Anne. (PG, CC) 11.00 News. (CC) 11.30 Alive And Cooking. 12.00 Ellen. (PG, R, CC) 1.00 The View. (PG, CC) 2.00 Days Of Our Lives. (PG, CC) 3.00 The Block. (PG, CC) 3.30 Magical Tales. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Kitchen Whiz. (C, CC) 4.30 News. (CC) 5.30 Hot Seat. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 WIN News. (CC) 7.00 A Current Affair. (CC) 7.30 The Block. (PG, CC) 8.30 Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year. Comedians Hamish Blake and Andy Lee head to New York City, to broadcast a show of silly ideas and crazy antics. (PG, CC) 9.30 The NRL Footy Show. (M, CC) 11.15 WIN News. (CC) 11.45 The AFL Footy Show. (M, CC) 1.30 Entertainment Tonight. (R, CC) 2.00 20/20. (CC) 3.00 Danoz Direct. 3.30 GMA. (CC) 5.00 Early Morning News. (CC) 5.30 Today. (CC)
6.00 Timeblazers. 6.30 Maddigan’s Quest. 7.00 Deadly. 7.30 Secret Saturdays. 8.00 Ben 10. 8.30 Smurfs. 9.00 Flintstones. 9.30 Jeannie. 10.00 Bewitched. 10.30 Ent. Tonight. 11.00 TMZ. 11.30 Married With Children. 12.00 Here’s Lucy. 12.30 Spin City. 1.00 Seinfeld. 2.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard. 3.00 Just Shoot Me! 3.30 Secret Saturdays. 4.00 Kids’ WB. 4.05 Ben 10. 4.30 Here’s Lucy. 5.00 Jeannie. 5.30 Bewitched. 6.00 Seinfeld. 6.30 Two And A Half Men. 7.00 Funniest Home Videos. 7.30 The Big Bang Theory. 8.30 Big Trouble In Little Thailand. 9.30 Movie: White Chicks. 11.50 Up Late. 12.20 V. 1.20 Reno 911! 1.50 Go! Filler. 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.00 Just Shoot Me! 4.30 TMZ. 5.00 Married With Children. 5.30 Flintstones.
6.00 Home Shopping. 6.30 The Six Million Dollar Man. 7.30 The Rockford Files. 8.30 Adam 12. 9.00 NBC Today. 11.00 Quantum Leap. 12.00 Quincy M.E. 1.00 The Equalizer. 2.00 Malcolm And Eddie. 2.30 Newsradio. 3.00 Xena. 4.00 Hercules. 5.00 The Drew Carey Show. 5.30 According To Jim. 6.30 My Wife And Kids. 7.00 That ’70s Show. 7.30 Swamp People. 8.30 MythBusters. 9.30 Family Guy: It’s A Trap! 10.30 Jail. 11.30 Ax Men. 12.30 Malcolm And Eddie. 1.00 The Six Million Dollar Man. 2.00 Quantum Leap. 3.00 Quincy M.E. 4.00 Xena. 5.00 Adam 12. 5.30 Shopping.
6.00 WorldWatch. 10.45 Soccer. FIFA U-20 World Cup. Australia v Costa Rica. From Estadio Palogrande, Manizales, Colombia. 1.00 WorldWatch. 2.30 Dateline. (R, CC) 3.30 Turkish News. 4.00 The Journal. (CC) 4.30 PBS NewsHour. (CC) 5.30 Global Village. (Germany, France) (R) 6.00 Letters And Numbers. (CC) 6.30 World News Australia. (CC) 7.30 French Food Safari. (CC) 8.00 Oz And James’s Big Wine Adventure. (UK) (PG, R, CC) 8.30 The Supersizers Go…: Wartime. (UK) (R, CC) 9.30 World News Australia. (CC) 10.05 The Protectors. (Denmark) (Mav) 11.10 Movie: The Serpent. (2006) (France) (AV15+av) 1.20 Inspector Montalbano. (Italy) (Mlav, R) 3.05 WorldWatch.
6.00 Home Shopping. 6.30 Martha Stewart. 7.30 Dr Oz. 8.30 Sons And Daughters. 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years. 9.30 Shortland Street. 10.00 Coronation Street. 10.30 Emmerdale. 11.00 Designing Women. 11.30 Deal Or No Deal. 12.00 The Bill Catch-Up. 1.00 Grey’s Anatomy. 2.00 Murphy Brown. 2.30 The Hogan Family. 3.00 Perfect Strangers. 3.30 Night Court. 4.00 Columbo. 6.00 Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Harry’s Practice. 7.30 Doc Martin. 9.30 The Bill. 10.40 Movie: The China Syndrome. 1.10 Movie: Action In Arabia. 2.40 Leyland Brothers’ World. 3.30 The Real Seachange. 4.00 Coronation Street. 4.30 Emmerdale. 5.00 Designing Women. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 Today. 9.00 Alive And Cooking. 9.30 The Zoo. 10.00 Friends. 11.00 Murder, She Wrote. 12.00 Movie: Audrey’s Rain. 2.00 Stingers. 3.00 McLeod’s Daughters. 4.00 The Golden Girls. 5.00 Zoo Juniors. 5.30 Gorilla School. 6.00 Friends. 7.00 The Zoo. 7.30 Stansted: The Inside Story. 8.30 My Strange Addiction. 9.30 Embarrassing Bodies. 10.30 Seven Deadly Sins. 11.30 Conan. 12.30 Friends. 1.30 My Strange Addiction. 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.30 Enjoying Everyday Life With Joyce Meyer. 5.00 Adventures In Rainbow Country. 5.30 Today.
6.00 Sunrise. (CC) 9.00 The Morning Show. (PG, CC) 11.30 News. (CC) 12.00 Movie: Hush Little Baby. (2007) (Ma, R, CC) 2.00 Dr Oz. (PG) 3.00 10 Years Younger. (PG, R) 3.30 The Fairies. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Spit It Out. (C, CC) 4.30 News At 4.30. (CC) 5.30 Deal Or No Deal. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 Today Tonight. (CC) 7.00 Home And Away. (PGa, CC) 7.30 WWII Lost Films: The Air War. Part 1 of 2. (PGva, CC) 8.30 Law & Order: LA. After a pregnant woman falls victim to a hit-and-run, the detectives begin to suspect it might be a homicide when the baby’s controversial paternity comes to light. (M, CC) 10.30 Off The Map. (M, CC) 11.30 Young, Dumb And Living Off Mum. (M) 1.00 Home Shopping. 5.30 Early News. (CC)
6.00 French News. 6.40 Indonesian News. 7.05 Russian News. 7.35 Polish News. 8.05 Dutch News. 8.30 Macedonian News. 9.05 Croatian News. 9.40 Serbian News. 10.10 Korean News. 10.45 Japanese News. 11.20 Hong Kong News. 11.40 Chinese News. 12.10 Portuguese News. 12.40 Italian News. 1.10 German News. 1.40 Spanish News. 2.30 Filipino News. 3.05 Greek News. 4.00 Polish News. 4.25 Turkish News. 4.55 Arabic News. 5.30 Hindi News. 6.00 Global Village. 6.30 Come Dine With Me: Greece. 7.30 New York. 9.40 Movie: Volavérunt. Penélope Cruz, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Jordi Mollà. 11.20 Movie: Scratch. 12.45 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 News. 12.30 Newsline. 1.00 News. 2.30 Australian Story. 3.00 Afternoon Live. 5.30 Capital Hill. 5.45 Quarters. 6.00 Drum. 6.45 Quarters. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 News. 8.30 Lateline Business. 9.00 The World. 10.00 The Drum. 10.45 Quarters. 11.00 News. 11.30 Newsline. 12.00 News. 12.20 Lateline. 1.00 BBC World News. 1.30 Lateline Business. 2.00 BBC World News: The Hub. 2.30 7.30. 3.00 Lateline. 3.35 Lateline Business. 4.00 News. 4.05 Quarters. 4.20 Drum. 5.00 News. 5.15 Quarters. 5.30 Newsline.
FRIDAY - August 5 ABC1
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. (CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 9.30 Business Today. (CC) 10.00 Noah And Saskia. (R, CC) 10.25 What I Wrote. (R, CC) 10.30 Arrows Of Desire. (PG, R, CC) 11.00 Catalyst. (R, CC) 11.30 One Plus One. (CC) 12.00 Midday Report. (CC) 12.30 Midsomer Murders. (Mv, R, CC) 2.10 World’s Greenest Homes. (R, CC) 3.00 Children’s Programs. 6.00 Bill’s Tasty Weekends. (CC) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 7.30 ACT. (CC) 8.00 Collectors. (CC) 8.30 Silent Witness. The team is forced to consider the possibility Karl Bentley, the man convicted of committing a series of murders in the ’80s, is innocent. (M, CC) 9.30 Hustle. (PG, CC) 10.30 Lateline. (CC) 11.15 Beautiful People. (Ml, R, CC) 11.45 Rage. (MA15+aldhnsv)
6.00 Children’s Programs. 1.55 Fun With Claude. 2.10 Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps. 2.25 Little Charley Bear. 2.35 Chuggington. 2.45 Pingu. 2.50 Willa’s Wild Life. 3.05 Babar. 3.30 Mister Maker Comes To Town. 3.50 Olivia. 4.00 Roary The Racing Car. 4.10 Pingu. 4.15 The WotWots. 4.30 Play School. 5.00 Shaun The Sheep. 5.15 Octonauts. 5.25 The Hive. 5.30 Pingu. 5.40 Wibbly Pig. 5.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 6.05 Miffy And Friends. 6.10 Penelope. 6.15 Blanche. 6.25 Small Potatoes! 6.30 In The Night Garden. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.30 Friday Night Lights. 9.30 Misfits. 10.30 Crownies. 11.30 Cold Feet. 12.20 Code Geass. 12.45 Important Things With Demetri Martin. 1.10 The Office. 1.40 Close.
6.00 Children’s Programs. 1.15 I.N.K. Invisible Network Of Kids. 1.45 Total Drama Island. 2.10 Jibber Jabber. 2.25 Sally Bollywood. 2.40 Majority Rules. 3.00 Ship To Shore. 3.25 Jinx. 3.50 Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab. 4.20 News On 3 Update. 4.25 My Life As A Popat. 4.50 The Pinky & Perky Show. 5.05 The Jungle Book. 5.20 Kid Vs Kat. 5.30 Deltora Quest. 6.00 Rated A For Awesome. 6.15 Almost Naked Animals. 6.25 Horrible Histories. 6.55 News On 3. 7.10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars. 7.35 The Assistants. 8.00 Stay Tuned. 8.30 Degrassi: The Next Generation. 9.00 Close.
6.00 Early News. (CC) 7.00 Toasted TV. (CC) 8.00 Totally Wild. (C, CC) 8.30 Wurrawhy. (P, CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 10.00 The Circle. (PG, CC) 12.00 Dr Phil. (PG, CC) 1.00 The Oprah Winfrey Show. (PG, CC) 2.00 Ready Steady Cook. (PG, CC) 3.00 Infomercials. (PG, R, CC) 3.30 The Renovators. (R, CC) 4.00 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield. (R, CC) 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 6.30 6.30 With George Negus. (CC) 7.00 The 7PM Project. (PG, CC) 7.30 MasterChef Australia. (CC) 9.00 The Renovators: How To. (CC) 10.00 Can Of Worms. (R, CC) 11.00 News. (CC) 11.30 Sports Tonight. (CC) 12.00 Letterman. (PG) 12.55 Infomercials. (PG, R) 5.00 Bayless Conley. (PG) 5.30 Jesse Duplantis. (PG)
6.00 JAG. 7.00 MacGyver. 8.00 Brady Bunch. 8.30 Neighbours. 9.00 Touched By An Angel. 10.00 7th Heaven. 11.00 Love Boat. 12.00 Diagnosis Murder. 1.00 JAG. 2.00 MacGyver. 3.00 King Of Queens. 3.30 Cheers. 4.00 Roseanne. 4.30 Family Ties. 5.00 Happy Days. 5.30 Brady Bunch. 6.00 Sabrina. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 The Glee Project. 8.30 Britain’s Next Top Model. 9.30 Sex And The City. 10.40 Craig Ferguson. 11.30 Cheers. 12.00 Roseanne. 12.30 Sabrina. 1.00 King Of Queens. 1.30 Happy Days. 2.00 Love Boat. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder. 4.00 Late Programs.
6.00 Today. (CC) 9.00 Kerri-Anne. (PG, CC) 11.00 News. (CC) 11.30 Alive And Cooking. 12.00 Ellen. (PG, R, CC) 1.00 The View. (PG, CC) 2.00 Days Of Our Lives. (PG, CC) 3.00 Ent. Tonight. (CC) 3.30 Magical Tales. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Kitchen Whiz. (C, CC) 4.30 News. (CC) 5.30 Hot Seat. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 WIN News. (CC) 7.00 The Block Unlocked. (PG, CC) 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 22. Tigers v Dragons. From Sydney Football Stadium. (CC) 9.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 22. Bulldogs v Cowboys. From ANZ Stadium, Sydney. (CC) 11.30 A Current Affair. (CC) 12.00 Movie: Striking Distance. (1993) (Mvsl, R, CC) 2.00 Movie: Stealing Harvard. (2002) (Msl, R) 3.30 ’Til Death. (PG, CC) 4.00 Entertainment Tonight. (R, CC) 4.30 GMA. (CC)
6.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. First round. Continued. 8.00 Omnisport. 8.30 WNBA Action. 9.00 Baseball. MLB. Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians. 12.00 This Week In Baseball. 12.30 Motor Racing. World Rally Championship. Race 8. Rally of Finland. Highlights. 1.00 The Game Plan: NRL. 2.00 The Game Plan: AFL. 3.00 Omnisport. 3.30 Bondi Rescue. 4.00 Airline. 4.30 Extreme Dreams. 5.00 Guerrilla Gardeners. 5.30 iFish Catch Of The Day. 6.00 Airline. 6.30 Bondi Rescue. 7.00 Cops. 7.30 Mighty Movers. 8.30 Movie: Reds. 12.15 UFC Countdown 133. 1.15 Omnisport. 1.30 Baseball. MLB. Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians. Replay. 4.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Second round.
6.00 Home Shopping. 6.30 The Six Million Dollar Man. 7.30 The Rockford Files. 8.30 Adam 12. 9.00 NBC Today. 11.00 Quantum Leap. 12.00 Quincy M.E. 1.00 The Equalizer. 2.00 Malcolm And Eddie. 2.30 Newsradio. 3.00 Xena. 4.00 Hercules. 5.00 The Drew Carey Show. 5.30 According To Jim. 6.30 My Wife And Kids. 7.00 That ’70s Show. 7.30 Pimp My Ride. 8.30 My Name Is Earl. 9.30 Movie: Shaun Of The Dead. 11.30 Club Reps. 12.30 Malcolm And Eddie. 1.00 The Six Million Dollar Man. 2.00 Quantum Leap. 3.00 Quincy M.E. 4.00 Hercules. 5.00 Xena: Warrior Princess.
6.00 WorldWatch. 1.00 Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia. (R, CC) 1.30 Insight. (R, CC) 2.30 The Nest. (R, CC) 3.30 Angels In New York. (R, CC) 4.00 The Journal. (CC) 4.30 PBS NewsHour. (CC) 5.30 Global Village. (UK) (R, CC) 6.00 Letters And Numbers. (CC) 6.30 World News Australia. (CC) 7.30 James May’s Toy Stories: Meccano. (UK) (PG, R, CC) 8.30 As It Happened: Azorian – The Raising Of The K-129. (US) (R, CC) 9.30 World News Australia. (CC) 10.00 Sex: An Unnatural History: Taboo. (MA15+ans, CC) 10.30 Erotic Tales. (Germany) (MA15+as, R, CC) 11.05 Movie: The Ring Finger. (2005) (France, UK, Germany) (MA15+asn, R) 12.50 Spiral. (France) (Mvdlns, R) 2.50 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music. 5.05 Korean News. 5.40 Japanese News.
6.00 Shopping. 6.30 The Martha Stewart Show. 7.30 Dr Oz. 8.30 Sons And Daughters. 9.00 Home And Away. 9.30 Shortland Street. 10.00 Coronation Street. 10.30 Emmerdale. 11.00 Designing Women. 11.30 Deal Or No Deal. 12.00 The Bill Catch-Up. 1.00 Grey’s Anatomy. 2.00 Murphy Brown. 2.30 The Hogan Family. 3.00 Perfect Strangers. 3.30 Night Court. 4.00 Columbo. 6.00 Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Harry’s Practice. 7.30 Are You Being Served? 8.45 Escape To The Country. 9.45 Escape To The Country. 11.00 60 Minute Makeover. 12.00 Living In The Sun. 1.00 The World Around Us. 1.50 Leyland Brothers’ World. 3.30 The Real Seachange. 4.00 Coronation Street. 4.30 Emmerdale. 5.00 Designing Women. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 Today. 9.00 Alive And Cooking. 9.30 The Zoo. 10.00 Friends. 11.00 Murder, She Wrote. 12.00 Movie: Three Hats For Lisa. 2.00 Stingers. 3.00 McLeod’s Daughters. 4.00 The Golden Girls. 5.00 The Block. 6.00 Friends. 7.00 The Zoo. 7.30 Top Design. 8.30 Movie: Something’s Gotta Give. Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand. An ageing bachelor with a taste for young women finds himself falling for a woman his age. 11.15 Friends. 11.40 Conan. 12.35 Psychic TV. 2.05 Movie: A Stolen Life. 4.05 Movie: Private’s Progress.
6.00 French News. 6.40 Indonesian News. 7.05 Russian News. 7.35 Polish News. 8.05 Dutch News. 8.30 Macedonian News. 9.05 Croatian News. 9.40 Serbian News. 10.10 Korean News. 10.45 Japanese News. 11.20 Hong Kong News. 11.40 Chinese News. 12.10 Portuguese News. 12.40 Italian News. 1.10 German News. 1.40 Spanish News. 2.30 Filipino News. 3.05 Greek News. 4.00 Polish News. 4.25 Turkish News. 4.55 Arabic News. 5.30 Hindi News. 6.00 Global Village. 6.30 Come Dine With Me: Greece. 7.30 Dateline. 8.30 Insight. Australian current affairs forum program. 9.30 Movie: Salaam Namaste. 12.10 Movie: A Chinese Odyssey. 1.50 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 News. 12.30 Newsline With Jim Middleton. 1.00 News. 2.00 News. 2.30 One Plus One. 3.00 Afternoon Live. 5.30 Capital Hill. 6.00 The Drum. 6.45 The Quarters. 7.00 News. 7.30 Contact Sport. 8.00 News. 8.30 One Plus One. 9.00 The World. 10.00 News. 10.05 The Drum. 10.45 The Quarters. 11.00 News. 11.30 Capital Hill. 12.00 News. 12.20 Lateline. 1.00 BBC World News. 1.30 Contact Sport. 2.00 BBC World News: The Hub. 2.30 The World This Week. 3.00 Lateline. 3.45 The Quarters. 4.15 The Drum. 5.00 Q&A.
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6.00 Sunrise. (CC) 9.00 The Morning Show. (PG, CC) 11.30 News. (CC) 12.00 Movie: Cold Creek Manor. (2003) (Mvsl, R, CC) 2.30 Dr Oz. (PG) 3.30 The Fairies. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Spit It Out. (C, CC) 4.30 News At 4.30. (CC) 5.30 Deal Or No Deal. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 Today Tonight. (CC) 7.00 Home And Away. (PGa, CC) 7.30 Better Homes And Gardens. Karen turns leftovers into a fried rice. (CC) 8.30 Ghost Whisperer. Gabriel asks Melinda to help him find out what happened to their father, a mystery that may be tied to the underground remains of the town’s past. (PG, R, CC) 9.30 Football. AFL. Round 20. St Kilda v Fremantle. From Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. (CC) 12.50 Home Shopping.
6.00 Timeblazers. 6.30 Maddigan’s Quest. 7.00 Top Cat. 7.30 Secret Saturdays. 8.00 Ben 10. 8.30 Smurfs. 9.00 Flintstones. 9.30 Jeannie. 10.00 Bewitched. 10.30 Ent. Tonight. 11.00 TMZ. 11.30 Married With Children. 12.00 Here’s Lucy. 12.30 Spin City. 1.00 The Hills. 2.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard. 3.00 Just Shoot Me! 3.30 The Secret Saturdays. 4.00 Kids’ WB. 4.05 Ben 10. 4.30 Here’s Lucy. 5.00 Jeannie. 5.30 Movie: Flight Of The Navigator. 7.30 Movie: Space Jam. A famous basketball player helps the Looney Tunes gang win a basketball game against a group of devious space creatures. 9.30 Movie: The Mask Of Zorro. 12.30 South Park. 1.00 Fringe. 2.00 Up Late. 2.30 Cribs. 3.00 Reno 911! 5.00 The Hills. 5.30 Tamagotchi!
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SATURDAY - August 6 ABC1
6.00 Rage. (PG) 11.00 Bill’s Tasty Weekends. (R, CC) 12.00 Collectors. (R, CC) 12.30 Australian Story. (R, CC) 1.00 Foreign Correspondent. (R, CC) 1.30 Two In The Top End. (R, CC) 2.00 Treks In A Wild World. (PG, R, CC) 2.25 Space Odyssey. Final. (PG, R) 3.00 Rugby Union. Shute Shield. Round 18. Randwick v Northern Suburbs. 5.00 Bowls. World Cup. Women’s second semi-final. Guernsey’s Alison Merrien v Scotland’s Claire Johnston. 6.00 Nigella Express. (R, CC) 6.30 Gardening Australia. (CC) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 Kingdom. (PG, CC) 8.20 Spicks And Specks Shorts. (CC) 8.25 Marchlands. (M, CC) 9.15 Rake. (Mlsv, R, CC) 10.10 Doctor Who. (PG, R, CC) 11.00 Rage. (MA15+aldhnsv)
6.00 Children’s Programs. 2.10 Angelina Ballerina. 2.25 Little Charley Bear. 2.35 Chuggington. 2.45 Pingu. 2.50 Willa’s Wild Life. 3.05 Babar. 3.30 Mister Maker Comes To Town. 3.50 Olivia. 4.00 Roary The Racing Car. 4.10 Pingu. 4.15 The WotWots. 4.30 Florrie’s Dragons. 4.40 Dibo The Gift Dragon. 4.50 Connie The Cow. 5.00 Shaun The Sheep. 5.15 Octonauts. 5.25 The Hive. 5.30 Pingu. 5.40 Wibbly Pig. 5.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 6.05 Miffy And Friends. 6.10 Penelope. 6.15 Blanche. 6.25 Small Potatoes! 6.30 In The Night Garden. 7.00 Monkey Thieves. 7.30 Willie’s Chocolate Revolution. 8.15 At The Movies Shortcuts. 8.30 Movie: The Big Country. 11.15 Movie: Tycoon. 1.25 The Fibros And The Silvertails. 2.20 Close.
6.00 JAG. 7.00 MacGyver. 8.00 Brady Bunch. 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. 9.00 Touched By An Angel. 10.00 7th Heaven. 11.00 Love Boat. 12.00 Diagnosis Murder. 1.00 JAG. 2.00 MacGyver. 3.00 King Of Queens. 3.30 Cheers. 4.00 Roseanne. 4.30 Family Ties. 5.00 Happy Days. 5.30 Brady Bunch. 6.00 Sabrina. 6.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 Frasier. 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 8.30 Biggest Loser US. 10.30 90210. 11.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. 12.30 Sabrina. 1.00 King Of Queens. 1.30 Happy Days. 2.00 Love Boat. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder. 4.00 Touched By An Angel. 5.00 7th Heaven.
6.00 Go, Diego! Go! (R) 6.30 Dora. (R) 7.00 Weekend Today: Saturday. (CC) 9.00 Saturday Kerri-Anne. (CC) 11.00 Children’s Programs. 2.30 The Wall: Roger Waters Behind The Scenes. 3.30 Stranded. 4.30 Fishing Australia. (CC) 5.00 Discover Downunder. 5.30 Rugby Union. Tri Nations. Bledisloe Cup. New Zealand v Australia. From Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. (CC) 7.30 News. (CC) 8.00 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos. (PG, R, CC) 9.00 Movie: Iron Man. (2008) (Mv, R, CC) 11.35 Movie: The Cable Guy. (1996) (Msv, R, CC) 1.30 Movie: Link. (1986) (Mhv, R) 3.30 ’Til Death. (PGs, R) 4.00 Danoz Direct. 4.30 Newstyle Direct. 5.00 Creflo A Dollar. 5.30 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo.
6.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Second round. Continued. 8.00 Motor Racing. Isle Of Man TT. Superstock Race. Replay. 9.00 Motor Racing. NASCAR Sprint Cup. Race 20. Brickyard 400. Highlights. 10.00 Pro Bull Riding. 11.00 World Of Free Sports. 11.30 Drive. 12.00 WWE Experience. 1.00 Ironman. Ironman France. 2.00 Extreme Dreams. 3.30 Bondi Rescue. 4.00 Airline. 5.30 iFish. 6.00 iFish Catch Of The Day. 6.30 The WWE Experience. 7.30 Everest. 8.30 An Idiot Abroad. 9.30 UFC 128. Featuring Jon “Bones” Jones v Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Urijah Faber v Eddie Wineland. 11.30 UFC Countdown 133. 12.30 WRC Access All Areas. 1.30 Omnisport. 2.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Third round.
6.00 Children’s Programs. 8.20 Eliot Kid. 8.35 Trapped! 9.05 Good Game: SP. 9.30 Erky Perky. 9.45 Almost Naked Animals. 10.00 I.N.K: Invisible Network Of Kids. 10.20 Bugged. 10.30 Stoked. 10.55 6Teen. 11.50 Animalia. 1.55 Yakkity Yak. 2.10 Sumo Mouse. 2.35 Parallax. 3.00 Dance Academy. 3.30 Lizzie McGuire. 4.00 Oggy And The Cockroaches. 4.15 Eliot Kid. 4.30 Stay Tuned. 5.00 Escape From Scorpion Island. 5.30 League Of Super Evil. 6.00 Stoked. 6.20 Oggy And The Cockroaches. 6.30 The Slammer. 7.00 Deadly 60. 7.30 Good Game: SP. 8.00 The Tribe. 9.15 Close.
6.00 Toasted TV. (CC) 8.30 Me And My Monsters. Final. (C, CC) 9.00 Scope. (C, CC) 9.30 The Elephant Princess. (C, CC) 10.00 Hit List TV. (PGlas) 12.00 Landed Music. (PGals, CC) 12.30 The Hit Rater.com. (PG) 1.00 Infomercials. (PG, R, CC) 1.30 Hook, Line And Sinker. (CC) 2.00 Football. AFL. Round 20. Carlton v Melbourne. From the MCG. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 5.30 Jamie’s Thirty Minute Meals. (R) 6.00 Evening News. (CC) 6.30 Bondi Vet. (PG) 7.00 Football. AFL. Round 20. Essendon v Sydney. From Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. (CC) 10.00 Movie: Thank You For Smoking. (2005) Aaron Eckhart, William H Macy, Maria Bello, Katie Holmes. (Msl, R, CC) 11.55 Mental. (M) 12.55 Infomercials. (PG, R) 4.00 Bayless Conley. 4.30 It Is Written. (PG) 5.00 Hour Of Power.
6.00 Thunderbirds. 7.00 Kids’ WB Saturday. 7.05 The Flintstones. 7.30 The Marvelous Misadventures Of Flapjack. 8.00 Looney Tunes Classics. 8.30 Camp Lazlo. 9.00 Sym-Bionic Titan. 9.30 Batman: The Brave And The Bold. 10.00 Generator Rex. 10.30 Ben 10: Alien Force. 11.00 I Dream Of Jeannie. 12.00 Bewitched. 1.00 Married With Children. 2.00 Here’s Lucy. 3.00 Green Acres. 3.30 Spin City. 4.30 The Dukes Of Hazzard. 5.30 Wipeout. 6.30 Top Gear. 7.30 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 Movie: Win A Date With Tad Hamilton! 10.30 Movie: Police Academy 4: Citizens On Patrol. 12.20 South Park. 12.50 The Vampire Diaries. 4.50 Go! Filler. 5.00 The Hills. 5.30 Tamagotchi!
6.00 Movie: Three Hats For Lisa. 8.00 Movie: The Baby And The Battleship. 10.10 Movie: The Dancing Years. 12.20 Movie: Waterloo Bridge. 2.35 Movie: Quo Vadis. 6.00 The Golden Girls. 6.30 Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Secret Dealers. 8.30 CSI: NY. The team investigates when four bodies are discovered in a hotel room and one of the victim’s friends is found on the street covered in blood and carrying an axe. 9.30 CSI: Miami. 10.30 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. 11.25 Conan. 12.20 Psychic TV. 1.50 Movie: That’ll Be The Day. 3.35 Movie: Waterloo Bridge. 5.35 Discover Downunder.
6.00 Handy Manny. (R) 6.30 Stitch! 7.00 Weekend Sunrise. (CC) 9.00 Saturday Disney. (CC) 11.00 Possum’s Club. 11.30 Legend Of Enyo. (C, R, CC) 12.00 Sally Bollywood: Super Detective. (C, R, CC) 12.30 V8 Xtra. (CC) 1.00 That ’70s Show. (PG, R, CC) 1.30 Marie Claire: Under The Cover. Final. (PG) 2.00 Movie: One Fine Day. (1996) (PGl, R, CC) 4.30 What’s Up Down Under. (CC) 5.00 Guide To The Good Life. 5.30 Sydney Weekender. 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 Movie: National Treasure. (2004) Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean. (PGv, R, CC) 9.20 Movie: Death Race. (2008) Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson. (MA15+vl, CC) 11.30 Movie: The Mexican. (2001) Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini. (Mlv, R) 2.00 Home Shopping.
6.00 Home Shopping. 6.30 Flipper. 7.30 Wind In The Willows. 8.00 Power Rangers. 9.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 10.00 The Great Outdoors. 11.00 Queensland Weekender. 11.30 Out Of The Blue. 12.00 A House In. 12.30 Passport To The Sun. 1.00 Desert Island Chefs. 1.30 Weekend Kitchen. 5.00 The Great Australian Doorstep. 5.30 Men Behaving Badly. 6.00 Mind Your Language. 6.30 Born And Bred. 7.30 Heartbeat. 8.40 Inspector Morse. 11.00 That’s My Boy. 11.30 Please Sir! 12.00 Minder. 1.00 Passport To The Sun. 1.30 The World Around Us. 2.30 Leyland Brothers’ World. 3.30 Floyd’s India. 4.00 Friends For Dinner. 4.30 Winter Nosh. 5.00 Follow That Tomato. 5.30 Costa Del Nosh.
6.00 Football. AFL. Round 20. St Kilda v Fremantle. Replay. From Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. 8.30 Adam 12. 9.00 NBC Today. 11.00 Quantum Leap. 12.00 Racing Green. 12.30 V8 Supercar C’ship Series. Aussie Racing Cars. 1.00 Zoom TV. 1.30 Great Grand Prix Racing Heroes. 2.30 Fifth Gear. 3.30 Monster Garage. 5.30 According To Jim. 6.30 Superships. 7.30 Air Crash Investigations. 9.30 Mega Disasters. 11.30 Unsolved Mysteries. 12.30 Great Grand Prix Racing Heroes. 1.30 Movie: Call Me: The Rise And Fall Of Heidi Fleiss. 3.30 Quantum Leap. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 WorldWatch. 1.00 Don Giovanni. (Italy) 4.10 Spare Change. (Canada) (PG, R) 4.20 Anton And The Piano. (Canada) (R) 4.30 PBS NewsHour. (CC) 5.30 Costa’s Garden Odyssey. (R, CC) 6.00 Behind The Front Door. (CC) 6.30 World News Australia. (CC) 7.30 Engineering Connections: Super Tanker. (UK) (CC) 8.30 Iron Chef. (Japan) (R, CC) 9.20 RocKwiz. (Mls, R, CC) 10.15 Movie: Amélie. (2001) (France) Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Lorella Cravotta. A young Parisian woman, who grew up in a dysfunctional family, decides to change the world by changing the lives of people she knows. (Msna, R) 12.20 SOS. (M) 1.20 Life’s A Zoo. (Canada) (Mlsda, R, CC) 2.20 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WorldWatch.
6.00 WorldWatch. 7.35 Polish News. 8.05 Dutch News. 8.30 Macedonian News. 9.05 Croatian News. 9.40 Serbian News. 10.10 Korean News. 10.45 Japanese News. 11.20 Hong Kong News. 11.40 Chinese News. 12.10 Portuguese News. 12.40 Italian News. 1.10 German News. 1.40 Spanish News. 2.30 Filipino News. 3.05 Greek News. 4.00 Polish News. 4.25 Turkish News. 4.55 Arabic News. 5.30 Hindi News. 6.00 The Wine Lovers’ Guide To Australia. 6.35 The Hairy Bikers’ Food Tour Of Britain. 7.30 Find My Family. 8.30 David Bailey: Four Beats To The Bar. 9.30 Movie: The Bone Man. 11.45 Movie: Atomik Circus. 1.20 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music. 5.05 Korean News. 5.40 Japanese News.
6.00 7.30 NT. 6.30 BTN. 7.00 News. 7.30 Contact Sport. 8.00 News. 8.45 Quarters. 9.00 News. 9.45 Quarters. 10.00 News. 10.30 7.30 ACT. 11.00 News. 11.30 7.30 Victoria. 12.00 News. 12.30 7.30 Select. 1.00 Big Ideas. 2.00 News. 2.30 7.30 Queensland. 3.00 News. 3.30 Foreign Correspondent Return Ticket. 4.00 News. 4.30 BTN. 5.00 News. 5.30 One Plus One. 6.00 News. 6.30 Australian Story. 7.00 News. 7.30 World This Week. 8.00 Four Corners. 8.45 Quarters. 9.00 News. 9.30 State To State. 10.00 News. 10.30 7.30 Select. 11.00 News. 11.30 Foreign Correspondent Return Ticket. 12.00 Late Programs.
SUNDAY - August 7 ABC1
6.00 Rage. 6.30 Children’s Programs. 7.45 Pink Panther And Pals. (R) 8.10 Clang Invasion. (R, CC) 8.35 King Arthur’s Disasters. (R, CC) 9.00 Insiders. (CC) 10.00 Inside Business. (CC) 10.30 Offsiders. (CC) 11.05 Asia Pacific Focus. (CC) 11.30 Songs Of Praise. (R, CC) 12.00 Landline. (CC) 1.00 7.30 ACT. (R, CC) 1.30 Message Stick. (CC) 2.00 Nature’s Great Events. (R, CC) 3.00 Herb & Dorothy. (CC) 4.30 Book Club. (R, CC) 5.00 Art Nation. (CC) 5.30 Dance Academy. (R, CC) 6.00 Robin Hood. (PG, R, CC) 6.45 Mr Bean: Animated. Final. (R) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 Grand Designs. (CC) 8.30 Midsomer Murders. (Mv, CC) 10.00 Compass: Angels In The Dust. (CC) 11.00 Strictly Speaking. (CC) 11.30 Foyle’s War. (Mv, R, CC) 1.05 Grand Designs. (R, CC) 1.55 Artscape. (PG, R, CC) 2.25 Wire In The Blood. Final. (Mvl, R, CC) 4.00 Gardening Australia. (R, CC) 4.30 Collectors. (R, CC) 5.00 Art Nation. (R, CC) 5.30 The New Inventors. (R, CC)
6.00 Children’s Programs. 2.35 Chuggington. 2.45 Pingu. 2.50 Willa’s Wild Life. 3.05 Babar. 3.30 Mister Maker Comes To Town. 3.50 Olivia. 4.00 Roary The Racing Car. 4.10 Pingu. 4.15 The WotWots. 4.30 Florrie’s Dragons. 4.40 Dibo The Gift Dragon. 4.50 Connie The Cow. 5.00 Shaun The Sheep. 5.15 Octonauts. 5.25 The Hive. 5.30 Pingu. 5.40 Wibbly Pig. 5.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 6.05 Miffy And Friends. 6.10 Penelope. 6.15 Blanche. 6.25 Small Potatoes! 6.30 In The Night Garden. 7.00 At The Movies. 7.30 The Choir: Unsung Town. 8.30 No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos. 9.55 Art Nation. 10.25 Miranda. 10.55 Absolutely Fabulous. 11.55 Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival. 1.00 Beautiful Noise. 1.55 Close.
6.00 JAG. 7.00 MacGyver. 8.00 Brady Bunch. 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. 9.00 Touched By An Angel. 10.00 7th Heaven. 11.00 Love Boat. 12.00 Diagnosis Murder. 1.00 JAG. 2.00 MacGyver. 3.00 King Of Queens. 3.30 Cheers. 4.00 Roseanne. 4.30 Family Ties. 5.00 Happy Days. 5.30 Brady Bunch. 6.00 Sabrina. 6.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 Simpsons. 8.00 Futurama. 8.30 Movie: Ghost. 11.10 Smallville. 12.00 Angel. 1.00 King Of Queens. 1.30 Happy Days. 2.00 Love Boat. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder. 4.00 Touched By An Angel. 5.00 7th Heaven.
6.00 Rugby League. ARL Schoolboy Cup. Endeavour Sports High v Hunter Sports High. 7.00 Weekend Today. (CC) 10.00 Wide World Of Sports. (CC) 11.00 The NRL Sunday Footy Show. 12.00 Sunday Roast. (PG) 1.00 Marathon. 33rd Gold Coast Marathon. Highlights. 2.00 Top Design. (PG, R, CC) 3.00 The Block. (PG, R, CC) 4.00 Rugby League. NRL. Round 22. Sea Eagles v Roosters. From Brookvale Oval, New South Wales. 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 The Block. (PG, CC) 7.30 60 Minutes. (CC) 8.30 Movie: Terminator Salvation. (2009) (M, CC) 11.00 CSI: Miami. (M, R, CC) 12.00 Rugby League. Challenge Cup. Semifinal. Wigan Warriors v St Helens. 2.00 ‘Til Death. (PG, CC) 2.30 Primetime. (M, CC) 3.30 Danoz Direct. 4.00 GMA: Sunday Edition. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 5.30 Today. (CC)
6.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Third round. Continued. 8.00 Pro Bull Riding. 9.00 World Of Free Sports. 9.30 TTR World Tour. Replay. 10.00 UFC Prelims 133. 11.00 WRC Access All Areas. 12.00 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Race 21. Pennsylvania 500. Qualifying. 1.00 Drag Racing. ANDRA Pro Series. Top Alcohol. Winternationals. 2.00 Isle Of Man TT. Supersport. Race 2. 3.00 Omnisport. 3.30 Extreme Dreams. 4.30 Airline. 5.30 iFish. 6.00 iFish Catch Of The Day. 6.30 Shark U. 7.30 Extreme Fishing. 8.30 Movie: Van Helsing. 11.10 Movie: Redline. 1.00 Omnisport. 1.30 FA Cup Classics. Third round, 200506. Luton Town v Liverpool. 2.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Final round. 3.30 Omnisport. 4.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Continued.
6.00 Children’s Programs. 9.20 Star Wars: The Clone Wars. 10.10 Prank Patrol. 10.35 The Legend Of Dick And Dom. 11.05 Rush TV. 11.30 Good Game: SP. 12.00 Stay Tuned. 12.25 Go Lingo! 12.55 CJ The DJ. 1.05 Erky Perky. 1.20 Animalia. 1.45 M.I. High. 2.45 Ship To Shore. 3.35 Half Moon Investigations. 4.00 The Genie From Down Under. 4.30 Escape From Scorpion Island. 5.00 My Place. 5.30 Prank Patrol International. 6.00 The Legend Of Dick And Dom. 6.30 Horrible Histories. 7.00 Trapped! 7.30 The Avengers. 7.50 Vampire Knight. 8.40 Black Panther. 9.05 Close.
6.00 Mass For You At Home. 6.30 Hillsong. 7.00 Totally Wild. (C, R, CC) 7.30 Pearlie. (C, R, CC) 8.00 Hook, Line And Sinker. (R, CC) 8.30 The Great Australian Doorstep. (CC) 9.00 School Of Rock Oz Made. 10.00 Hit List TV. (PGlas) 12.00 Drag Racing. ANDRA Championship. Top Fuel. Winternationals. 1.00 Electric Dreams. (R, CC) 2.00 Worst Week. (PGs, CC) 3.00 Losing It. (PG) 4.00 Meet The Press. (CC) 4.30 The Bolt Report. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 5.30 Jamie’s Thirty Minute Meals. (R) 6.00 Evening News. (CC) 6.30 MasterChef Australia: Finale Night. (CC) 7.30 The Renovators. (CC) 8.30 MasterChef Australia: Winner Announced. Final. (CC) 9.30 Class Of 2011: First Look. (CC) 9.35 Movie: Tropic Thunder. (2008) (Msvdl, R, CC) 11.40 Eureka. 12.30 Infomercials. (PG, R) 4.00 Religious Programs.
6.00 Thunderbirds. 7.00 Kids’ WB Sunday. 7.05 The Flintstones. 7.30 Flapjack. 8.00 Looney Tunes Classics. 8.30 Camp Lazlo. 9.00 Sym-Bionic Titan. 9.30 Batman: The Brave And The Bold. 10.00 Generator Rex. 10.30 Ben 10: Alien Force. 11.00 Power Rangers Samurai. 11.30 Wacky Races. 12.00 The City. 12.30 Eclipse Music TV. 1.00 Manly Surf. 1.30 Married With Children. 3.00 Green Acres. 3.30 Spin City. 4.30 Crash Course. 5.30 Wipeout. 6.30 Top Gear. 7.30 Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year. 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. 9.30 Movie: Meet The Spartans. 11.15 Community. 11.45 South Park. 12.35 Crash Course. 1.30 Reno 911! 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.00 Just Shoot Me! 4.30 TMZ. 5.00 Married With Children. 5.30 The Flintstones.
6.00 It Is Written. 6.30 Movie: The Night My Number Came Up. 8.30 Movie: Twice Round The Daffodils. 10.20 Movie: The 14. 12.30 Movie: Jailhouse Rock. 2.30 Getaway. 3.00 Movie: Ocean’s Eleven. 5.30 Experience Europe. 6.00 The Golden Girls. 6.30 Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 As Time Goes By. 8.00 As Time Goes By. Jean suspects Lionel is going deaf, but Lionel in turn believes she may be having trouble with her eyes. 8.30 To Be Advised. 11.15 Friends. 11.40 Movie: Ocean’s Eleven. 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.30 Joyce Meyer. 5.00 Adventures In Rainbow Country. 5.30 Today.
6.00 Garner Ted Armstrong. 6.30 Life Today With James Robison. 7.00 Weekend Sunrise. (CC) 10.00 Dive Olly Dive. (C) 10.30 Sea Princesses. (C, CC) 11.00 Breaking The Magician’s Code: Magic’s Secrets Revealed. (PG, R, CC) 12.00 Movie: Fat Albert. (2004) (G, R) 2.00 Football. AFL. Round 20. Hawthorn v North Melbourne. From Aurora Stadium, Launceston. 5.00 Destination New Zealand. (R) 5.30 Mercurio’s Menu. (R, CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 Sunday Night. (CC) 7.30 Great Migrations: Race To Survive. Final. (PG, CC) 8.40 Bones. (M, CC) 9.40 Castle: Inventing The Girl/Fool Me Once. (M, R, CC) 11.40 The First 48: Last Ride/Trailer Trap. (M) 12.35 Home Shopping. 5.30 Early News. (CC)
6.00 Home And Away Catch-Up. 8.30 Ugly Betty. 9.30 Flipper. 10.30 Destination Ski. 11.00 Britannia High. 12.00 Murphy Brown. 12.30 Movie: Al Jennings Of Oklahoma. 2.10 Movie: The Horse Soldiers. 4.30 Movie: Hercules. 6.30 Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Em. 7.00 The Lakes. 7.30 Homes Under The Hammer. 8.45 Escape To The Country. Alistair Appleton helps a couple from Leeds navigate the tricky waters of property. 9.45 Escape To The Country. A family seeking to escape city living searches for the perfect country house. 11.00 60 Minute Makeover. 12.00 Living In The Sun. 1.00 No Going Back. 2.00 Minder. 3.00 Room For Improvement. 3.30 Leyland Brothers’ World. 4.30 The World Around Us. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 Million Dollar Catch. 6.30 Six Million Dollar Man. 7.30 Rockford Files. 8.30 Adam 12. 9.00 Man V Food. 9.30 V8 Xtra. 10.00 AFL Game Day. 11.00 Quantum Leap. 12.00 Racing Green. 12.30 Car Sharks. 1.00 Great Grand Prix Racing Heroes. 2.00 Fifth Gear. 3.00 Monster Garage. 5.00 Supercar Showdown. 5.30 According To Jim. 6.30 MythBusters. 7.30 Mighty Structures. 8.30 Movie: The Ringer. 10.30 Seconds From Disaster. 12.00 Man V Food. 12.30 Great Grand Prix Racing Heroes. 1.30 Racing Green. 2.00 Adam 12. 2.30 Six Million Dollar Man. 3.30 Rockford Files. 4.30 Quantum Leap. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 WeatherWatch & Music. 6.35 Mandarin News Australia. (R, CC) 7.00 WorldWatch. 7.45 Soccer. FIFA U-20 World Cup. Australia v Spain. 10.00 Maltese News. 10.30 Football Asia. 11.00 Soccer. FIFA U-20 World Cup. 12.00 Futbol Mundial. (UK) 12.30 Speedweek. 2.00 WorldWatch. 4.30 The Mayor, The Artist, The Farmer And His Wife. (R) 5.00 Cycling Central. 6.00 Trawlermen. (UK) (R, CC) 6.30 World News Australia. (CC) 7.30 Lost Worlds: Secrets Of Nazca. (Germany) (CC) 8.30 Dateline. (CC) 9.30 Is There Life On Mars? (US) (R, CC) 10.30 Movie: Rally Chicks. (2008) (Sweden) (Ml, R, CC) 12.15 Movie: Holy Lola. (2004) (France) (Mns, R) 2.30 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WorldWatch.
6.00 WorldWatch. 7.05 German News. 7.35 Italian News. 8.05 Filipino News. 8.40 Spanish News. 9.30 Greek News. 10.20 French News. 11.00 Hindi News. 11.30 Arabic News. 12.00 Russian News. 12.30 Turkish News. 1.00 Dutch News. 1.30 Maltese News. 2.00 Latin American News. 2.30 Portuguese News. 3.00 Hungarian News. 3.30 Indonesian News. 3.55 Croatian News. 4.30 Serbian News. 5.05 Macedonian News. 5.35 Urdu News. 6.00 At The Table With. 6.35 Singapore Flavours. 7.30 Ninja Warrior. 8.00 Unbeatable Banzuke. 8.30 The Phone: Netherlands. 9.30 Movie: Changing Sides. 11.10 Kurt Wallander. 12.50 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music.
6.00 7.30 Tasmania. 6.30 BTN. 7.00 News. 7.30 World This Week. 8.00 News. 9.00 Insiders. 10.00 News. 10.30 7.30 WA. 11.00 News. 11.30 7.30 SA. 12.00 News. 12.30 Offsiders. 1.00 Big Ideas. 2.00 News. 2.30 7.30 NSW. 3.00 News. 3.30 Australian Story Classics. 4.00 News. 4.30 BTN. 5.00 News. 5.30 Inside Business. 6.00 News. 6.30 Foreign Correspondent. 7.00 News. 7.30 One Plus One. 8.00 Insiders. 9.00 News. 9.30 Tonic. 10.00 News. 10.30 World This Week. 11.00 News. 11.30 Australian Story Classics. 12.00 Landline. 1.00 Big Ideas. 2.00 BBC World News. 2.30 Late Programs.
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MONDAY - August 8 ABC1
6.00 Children’s Programs. 1.45 Total Drama Island. 2.10 Jibber Jabber. 2.20 Sally Bollywood. 2.35 Majority Rules. 2.55 Ship To Shore. 3.20 My Almost Famous Family. 3.50 Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab. 4.20 News On 3 Update. 4.25 My Life As A Popat. 4.50 The Pinky & Perky Show. 5.05 The Jungle Book. 5.20 Kid Vs Kat. 5.30 Deltora Quest. 6.00 Rated A For Awesome. 6.15 Almost Naked Animals. 6.25 Horrible Histories. 6.55 News On 3. 7.10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars. 7.35 Wolverine And The X-Men. 8.20 Almost Naked Animals. 8.30 Degrassi: The Next Generation. 9.00 Close.
6.00 Early News. (CC) 7.00 Toasted TV. (CC) 8.00 Totally Wild. (C, CC) 8.30 Wurrawhy. (P, CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 10.00 The Circle. (PG, CC) 12.00 Dr Phil. (PG, CC) 1.00 Oprah. (PG, CC) 2.00 Ready Steady Cook. (PG, CC) 3.00 Judge Judy. (CC) 3.30 Infomercials. (PG, R, CC) 4.00 Everyday Gourmet. (CC) 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 6.30 6.30 With George Negus. (CC) 7.00 The 7PM Project. (PG, CC) 7.30 The Renovators. (CC) 8.30 Can Of Worms. (M, CC) 9.30 Law & Order: Criminal Intent. (M, CC) 10.30 News/Sports Tonight. (CC) 11.00 Letterman. (PG) 12.00 The Cleaner. (M) 1.00 Infomercials. (PG, R) 4.00 Joyce Meyer. (PG) 4.30 Kenneth Copeland. (PG) 5.00 Life Today With James Robison. (PG) 5.30 Benny Hinn. (PG)
6.00 Children’s Programs. 1.55 Fun With Claude. 2.10 Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps. 2.25 Little Charley Bear. 2.35 Chuggington. 2.45 Pingu. 2.50 Willa’s Wild Life. 3.05 Babar. 3.30 Mister Maker. 3.50 Olivia. 4.00 Roary The Racing Car. 4.10 Pingu. 4.15 The WotWots. 4.30 Play School. 5.00 Shaun The Sheep. 5.15 Octonauts. 5.25 The Hive. 5.30 Pingu. 5.40 Wibbly Pig. 5.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 6.05 Miffy And Friends. 6.10 Penelope. 6.15 Blanche. 6.25 Small Potatoes! 6.30 In The Night Garden. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Cook Yourself Thin. 8.00 Miranda. 8.30 Collision. 9.30 Deadwood. 10.20 Ashes To Ashes. 11.15 The Beast. 12.00 Gimme, Gimme, Gimme. 12.30 Spectacle: Elvis Costello With. 1.10 Close.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. (CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 9.30 Business Today. (CC) 10.00 Backyard Science. (R, CC) 10.25 Science Clips. (R, CC) 10.35 Atoms Of Fire. (R, CC) 10.50 Ace Day Jobs. (R, CC) 10.55 Wagging School. (R, CC) 11.00 Landline. (R, CC) 12.00 Midday Report. (CC) 12.30 Monarch Of The Glen. (R, CC) 1.30 Cheese Slices. (R, CC) 2.00 Poirot. (PG, R, CC) 3.00 Children’s Programs. 6.00 Time Team. (R, CC) 6.50 Minuscule. (R) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 7.30. (CC) 8.00 Australian Story. (CC) 8.30 Four Corners. (CC) 9.15 Media Watch. (CC) 9.35 Q&A. (CC) 10.30 Lateline. (CC) 11.05 Lateline Business. (R, CC) 11.35 Brideshead Revisited. (R, CC) 12.30 The Clinic. (Mva, CC) 1.25 Movie: The Most Dangerous Game. (1932) (B&W, PG, R, CC) 2.30 Graham Norton Show. (Msl, R, CC) 3.00 Bowls. World Cup. Women’s first semi-final. Replay. 4.00 Hungry Beast. (Ml, R, CC) 4.30 From The Heart. (R, CC) 5.00 Book Club. (R, CC) 5.30 New Inventors. (R, CC)
6.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Final round. Continued. 8.00 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Race 21. Pennsylvania 500. 12.00 ATP World Tour Uncovered. 12.30 Triathlon. ITU World C’ship Series. Round 5. Women’s Race. 3.00 Omnisport. 3.30 Extreme Dreams. 4.00 Airline. 4.30 Extreme Dreams. 5.00 Guerrilla Gardeners. 5.30 iFish Catch Of The Day. 6.00 Airline. 6.30 Bondi Rescue. 7.00 Cops. 7.30 Fear Factor. 8.30 24. 9.30 One Week At A Time: NRL. 10.30 Sports Tonight. 11.00 One Week At A Time: AFL. 12.00 WRC Access All Areas. 1.00 World Of Free Sports. 1.30 ATP World Tour Uncovered. 2.00 Omnisport. 2.30 Arsenal TV. 5.30 Soccer. FA Cup Classics. Third round, 199900. Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur. Replay.
6.00 Timeblazers. 6.30 Maddigan’s Quest. 7.00 Power Rangers Samurai. 7.30 Secret Saturdays. 8.00 Ben 10. 8.30 Smurfs. 9.00 Flintstones. 9.30 Jeannie. 10.00 Bewitched. 10.30 Ent. Tonight. 11.00 TMZ. 11.30 Married With Children. 12.00 Here’s Lucy. 12.30 Green Acres. 1.00 Crash Course. 2.00 Wipeout. 3.00 Just Shoot Me! 3.30 The Secret Saturdays. 4.00 Kids’ WB. 4.05 Ben 10. 4.30 Here’s Lucy. 5.00 Jeannie. 5.30 Bewitched. 6.00 Seinfeld. 6.30 Two And A Half Men. 7.00 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos: Daily Edition. 7.30 Top Gear. 8.30 Two And A Half Men. 9.00 The Big Bang Theory. 9.30 Movie: S.W.A.T. 12.00 Hellcats. 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.00 Just Shoot Me! 4.30 TMZ. 5.00 Married With Children. 5.30 The Flintstones.
6.00 JAG. 7.00 MacGyver. 8.00 Brady Bunch. 8.30 Neighbours. 9.00 Touched By An Angel. 10.00 7th Heaven. 11.00 Love Boat. 12.00 Diagnosis Murder. 1.00 JAG. 2.00 MacGyver. 3.00 King Of Queens. 3.30 Cheers. 4.00 Roseanne. 4.30 Family Ties. 5.00 Happy Days. 5.30 Brady Bunch. 6.00 Sabrina. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 Futurama. 8.30 Supernatural. 9.30 Being Human. 10.30 Craig Ferguson. 11.30 Cheers. 12.00 Roseanne. 12.30 Sabrina. 1.00 King Of Queens. 1.30 Happy Days. 2.00 Love Boat. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder. 4.00 Touched By An Angel. 5.00 7th Heaven.
6.00 Today. (CC) 9.00 Kerri-Anne. (PG, CC) 11.00 News. (CC) 11.30 Alive And Cooking. (CC) 12.00 Ellen. (PG, R, CC) 1.00 The View. (PG, CC) 2.00 Days Of Our Lives. (PG, CC) 3.00 Ent. Tonight. (CC) 3.30 Magical Tales. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Kitchen Whiz. (C, CC) 4.30 News. (CC) 5.30 Hot Seat. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 WIN News. (CC) 7.00 A Current Affair. (CC) 7.30 The Block. (PG, CC) 8.30 Rescue Special Ops. (Mv, CC) 9.30 CSI: Miami. (Mv, R, CC) 11.30 Little Britain. (Mls, R) 12.05 Rugby League. Challenge Cup. Semi-final. Tigers v Rhinos. 2.00 Matlock Police. (Mva) 3.00 Danoz Direct. 3.30 GMA. (CC) 5.00 Early Morning News. (CC) 5.30 Today. (CC)
6.00 Today. 9.00 Alive And Cooking. 9.30 The Zoo. 10.00 Friends. 11.00 Murder, She Wrote. 12.00 Movie: Lease Of Life. 2.00 The Block. 6.00 Friends. 7.00 The Zoo. 7.30 Zoo Juniors. 8.00 Gorilla School. 8.30 David Attenborough’s Life Of Mammals. 9.30 Kitchen Nightmares USA. 10.30 Secret Diary Of A Call Girl. 11.30 The Big C. 12.00 Friends. 1.00 Murder, She Wrote. 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.30 Enjoying Everyday Life With Joyce Meyer. 5.00 Adventures In Rainbow Country. 5.30 Today.
6.00 Sunrise. (CC) 9.00 The Morning Show. (PG, CC) 11.30 News. (CC) 12.00 Movie: Stone Cold. (2005) (Mavs, R, CC) 2.00 Dr Oz. (PGa) 3.00 10 Years Younger. (PG, R) 3.30 The Fairies. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Spit It Out. (C, CC) 4.30 News At 4.30. (CC) 5.30 Deal Or No Deal. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 Today Tonight. (CC) 7.00 Home And Away. (PGa, CC) 7.30 Unlikely Animal Friends II. (CC) 8.30 Body Of Proof. New series. (M, CC) After an interracial couple is found dead, detectives believe it is a murder-suicide, however Megan finds evidence to the contrary. 10.30 Teen Wolf. (M, CC) 11.30 Ocean Force. (M) 12.00 Heroes. (M, R, CC) 1.00 Home Shopping. 5.30 Early News. (CC)
6.00 Raggs. 6.30 The Martha Stewart Show. 7.30 Dr Oz. 8.30 Sons And Daughters. 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years. 9.30 Shortland Street. 10.00 Coronation Street. 10.30 Emmerdale. 11.00 Designing Women. 11.30 Deal Or No Deal. 12.00 The Bill Catch-Up. 1.00 Grey’s Anatomy. 2.00 Murphy Brown. 2.30 The Hogan Family. 3.00 Perfect Strangers. 3.30 Night Court. 4.00 Movie: Don’t Raise The Bridge, Lower The River. 6.00 Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Harry’s Practice. 7.30 Heartbeat. 8.40 Movie: The Rag Nymph. 12.00 The Sweeney. 1.00 Movie: Honeymoon. 2.30 Leyland Brothers’ World. 3.30 The Real Seachange. 4.00 Coronation Street. 4.30 Emmerdale. 5.00 Designing Women. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 Million Dollar Catch. 6.30 Six Million Dollar Man. 7.30 Rockford Files. 8.30 Adam 12. 9.00 NBC Today. 10.00 NBC Meet The Press. 11.00 Quantum Leap. 12.00 Quincy M.E. 1.00 The Equalizer. 2.00 Malcolm And Eddie. 2.30 Newsradio. 3.00 Xena. 4.00 Hercules. 5.00 Drew Carey Show. 5.30 According To Jim. 6.30 My Wife And Kids. 7.00 That ’70s Show. 7.30 No Ordinary Family. 8.30 Family Guy. 9.00 American Dad! 9.30 Family Guy. 10.30 American Dad! 11.00 Scrubs. 12.00 Malcolm And Eddie. 12.30 Newsradio. 1.00 Six Million Dollar Man. 2.00 Quantum Leap. 3.00 Quincy M.E. 4.00 Hercules. 5.00 Adam 12. 5.30 Shopping.
6.00 WorldWatch. 1.00 Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia. (R, CC) 1.30 Dateline. (R, CC) 2.30 Insight. (R, CC) 3.30 Al Jazeera News. 4.00 The Journal. (CC) 4.30 Futbol Mundial. (UK) (R) 5.00 The Crew. (R) 5.30 Global Village. (UK) (R, CC) 6.00 Letters And Numbers. (CC) 6.30 World News Australia. (CC) 7.30 MythBusters: Viewer Special Threequel. (US) (PG, R, CC) 8.30 Man Vs Wild: Arctic Circle. (US) (PG, R, CC) 9.30 World News Australia. (CC) 10.00 Flight Of The Conchords. (US) (Ml, R, CC) 10.30 Skins. (UK) (MA15+dlas, R, CC) 11.30 The World Game. (R) 12.30 Movie: At Point Blank. (2003) (Sweden) (Mlv, R) 2.20 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WorldWatch.
6.00 French News. 6.40 Indonesian News. 7.05 Russian News. 7.35 Polish News. 8.05 Dutch News. 8.30 Macedonian News. 9.05 Croatian News. 9.40 Serbian News. 10.10 Korean News. 10.45 Japanese News. 11.20 Hong Kong News. 11.40 Chinese News. 12.10 Portuguese News. 12.40 Italian News. 1.10 German News. 1.40 Spanish News. 2.30 Filipino News. 3.05 Greek News. 4.00 Polish News. 4.25 Turkish News. 4.55 Arabic News. 5.30 Hindi News. 6.00 Global Village. 6.30 Iron Chef. 7.30 Finding My Mind. 8.30 Surgeons. 9.30 The World Game. 10.30 Movie: The Colour Of Paradise. 12.05 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 News. 12.30 Inside Business. 1.00 News. 2.30 Focus. 3.00 Afternoon Live. 5.30 Capital Hill. 5.45 Quarters. 6.00 Drum. 6.45 Quarters. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 News. 8.30 Lateline Business. 9.00 The World. 9.35 Q&A. 10.30 News. 11.05 The Drum. 11.45 The Quarters. 12.00 News. 12.25 Lateline. 1.00 BBC World News. 1.30 Lateline Business. 2.00 BBC World News: The Hub. 2.30 7.30. 3.00 Lateline. 3.35 Lateline Business. 4.05 The Quarters. 4.15 The Drum. 5.00 News. 5.15 The Quarters. 5.30 Newsline.
TUESDAY - August 9 (2, 21)
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. (CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 9.30 Business Today. (CC) 10.00 BTN. (CC) 10.25 Being Me. (R, CC) 10.45 Food For Thought. (R, CC) 11.00 Big Ideas. (CC) 12.00 Midday Report. (CC) 12.30 Egypt Unwrapped. (CC) 1.35 Meerkat Manor. (R, CC) 2.00 Poirot. (PG, R, CC) 3.00 Children’s Programs. 6.00 Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey. (R, CC) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 7.30. (CC) 8.00 Foreign Correspondent. (CC) 8.30 Wonders Of The Universe: Messengers. (CC) 9.35 QI. (PG, CC) 10.05 Artscape: Seriously Singing. (CC) 10.35 Lateline. (CC) 11.10 Lateline Business. (R, CC) 11.40 Four Corners. (R, CC) 12.25 Media Watch. (R, CC) 12.40 Air Australia: War In Suits. (PG, R, CC) 1.40 Commando Chaplains. (R, CC) 2.30 The Graham Norton Show. (Mls, R, CC) 3.00 Big Ideas. (R, CC) 4.00 The Occasional Cook. (R, CC) 4.30 Carbon Cops: The McSweeneyGlenwright Family. (R, CC) 5.00 Talking Heads. (R, CC) 5.30 The New Inventors. (R, CC)
6.00 Children’s Programs. 2.25 Little Charley Bear. 2.35 Chuggington. 2.45 Pingu. 2.50 Willa’s Wild Life. 3.05 Babar. 3.30 Mister Maker Comes To Town. 3.50 Olivia. 4.00 Roary The Racing Car. 4.10 Pingu. 4.15 The WotWots. 4.30 Play School. 5.00 Shaun The Sheep. 5.15 Octonauts. 5.25 The Hive. 5.30 Pingu. 5.35 64 Zoo Lane. 5.50 Bananas In Pyjamas. 6.05 Miffy And Friends. 6.10 Penelope. 6.15 Blanche. 6.25 Small Potatoes! 6.30 In The Night Garden. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.30 Good Game. 9.00 School Of Comedy. 9.30 Misfits. 10.20 Valemont. 10.45 Arrested Development. 11.05 The Office. 11.40 School Of Comedy. 12.05 Billable Hours. 12.25 Spectacle: Elvis Costello With. 1.05 Close.
6.00 Children’s Programs. 1.45 Total Drama Island. 2.10 Jibber Jabber. 2.20 Sally Bollywood. 2.35 Majority Rules. 2.55 Ship To Shore. 3.20 My Almost Famous Family. 3.50 Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab. 4.20 News On 3 Update. 4.25 My Life As A Popat. 4.50 GASP! 5.05 The Big Knights. 5.20 Kid Vs Kat. 5.30 Deltora Quest. 6.00 Rated A For Awesome. 6.15 Almost Naked Animals. 6.25 Horrible Histories. 6.55 News On 3. 7.10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars. 7.35 Wolverine And The X-Men. 8.20 Almost Naked Animals. 8.30 Degrassi: The Next Generation. 9.00 Close.
6.00 Early News. (CC) 7.00 Toasted TV. (CC) 8.00 Totally Wild. (C, CC) 8.30 Wurrawhy. (P, CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 10.00 The Circle. (PG, CC) 12.00 Dr Phil. (PG, CC) 1.00 The Oprah Winfrey Show. (PG, CC) 2.00 Ready Steady Cook. (PG, CC) 3.00 Judge Judy. (PG, CC) 3.30 Infomercials. (PG, R, CC) 4.00 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield. (CC) 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful. (CC) 5.00 News. (CC) 6.30 6.30 With George Negus. (CC) 7.00 The 7PM Project. (PG, CC) 7.30 The Renovators. (CC) 8.00 Modern Family. Series return. (PG, CC) 8.30 NCIS. (M, R, CC) 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (Mv, R, CC) 10.30 News/Sports Tonight. (CC) 11.00 Letterman. (PG) 12.00 Saving Grace. (Msv, R) 1.00 Infomercials. (PG, R) 4.00 Religious Programs.
6.00 Today. (CC) 9.00 Kerri-Anne. (PG, CC) 11.00 News. (CC) 11.30 Alive And Cooking. (CC) 12.00 Ellen. (PG, R, CC) 1.00 The View. (PG, CC) 2.00 Days Of Our Lives. (PG, CC) 3.00 Entertainment Tonight. (CC) 3.30 Magical Tales. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Kitchen Whiz. (C, CC) 4.30 News. (CC) 5.30 Hot Seat. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 WIN News. (CC) 7.00 A Current Affair. (CC) 7.30 The Block. (PG, CC) 8.00 Hot Property. (PG, CC) 8.30 Top Gear. (PG, CC) 10.00 James May’s Man Lab. (PG, CC) 11.05 Worst Case Scenario. (M, CC) 11.30 Little Britain. (Mls, R) 12.05 WIN News. (CC) 12.35 20/20. (CC) 1.30 Entertainment Tonight. (R, CC) 2.00 Matlock Police. (Mva) 3.00 Danoz Direct. 3.30 GMA. (CC) 5.00 Early Morning News. (CC) 5.30 Today. (CC)
6.00 Kitesurfing. PKRA World Tour. Replay. 6.30 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Race 10. Highlights. 7.30 Pro Bull Riding. Replay. 8.30 Cliff Diving. Replay. 9.00 WNBA Action. 9.30 AFL. Round 20. Carlton v Melbourne. Replay. 12.00 One Week At A Time: AFL. 1.00 One Week At A Time: NRL. 2.00 24. 3.00 Omnisport. 3.30 Bondi Rescue. 4.00 Airline. 4.30 Extreme Dreams. 5.00 Guerrilla Gardeners. 5.30 iFish Catch Of The Day. 6.00 Airline. 6.30 Bondi Rescue. 7.00 Cops. 7.30 Black Gold. 8.30 Cops. 9.30 Movie: 12 Rounds. 11.45 Sports Tonight. 12.15 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Race 21. Highlights. 1.15 World Of Free Sports. 1.45 Omnisport. 2.00 Golf. WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Final round. Replay. 5.30 FA Cup Classics. Replay.
6.00 Timeblazers. 6.30 Maddigan’s Quest. 7.00 Pinky And The Brain. 7.30 The Secret Saturdays. 8.00 Ben 10. 8.30 Smurfs. 9.00 The Flintstones. 9.30 Jeannie. 10.00 Bewitched. 10.30 Ent. Tonight. 11.00 TMZ. 11.30 Married With Children. 12.00 Here’s Lucy. 12.30 Spin City. 1.00 Seinfeld. 2.00 Dukes Of Hazzard. 3.00 Just Shoot Me! 3.30 Secret Saturdays. 4.00 Kids’ WB. 4.05 Ben 10. 4.30 Here’s Lucy. 5.00 Jeannie. 5.30 Bewitched. 6.00 Seinfeld. 6.30 Two And A Half Men. 7.00 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos. 7.30 The Voice. 9.30 Movie: License To Wed. 11.30 Eclipse Music TV. 12.00 South Park. 12.30 Super Storm. 1.30 Reno 911! 2.00 Shopping. 4.00 Just Shoot Me! 4.30 TMZ. 5.00 Married With Children. 5.30 The Flintstones.
6.00 JAG. 7.00 MacGyver. 8.00 Brady Bunch. 8.30 Neighbours. 9.00 Touched By An Angel. 10.00 7th Heaven. 11.00 Love Boat. 12.00 Diagnosis Murder. 1.00 JAG. 2.00 MacGyver. 3.00 King Of Queens. 3.30 Cheers. 4.00 Roseanne. 4.30 Family Ties. 5.00 Happy Days. 5.30 Brady Bunch. 6.00 Sabrina. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. 8.00 Futurama. 8.30 The Office. 9.30 Wilfred. 10.00 Californication. 10.35 Craig Ferguson. 11.30 Cheers. 12.00 Roseanne. 12.30 Sabrina. 1.00 King Of Queens. 1.30 Happy Days. 2.00 Love Boat. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder. 4.00 Late Programs.
6.00 Today. 9.00 Alive And Cooking. 9.30 The Zoo. 10.00 Friends. 11.00 Murder, She Wrote. 12.00 Movie: The Man Who Loved Redheads. 2.00 Stingers. 3.00 McLeod’s Daughters. 4.00 The Golden Girls. 5.00 The Block. 6.00 Friends. 7.00 The Zoo. 7.30 Human Body: In The Womb – Fight For Life. 8.30 Inside The Human Body. 9.50 Movie: Absolute Power. 12.20 Friends. 1.10 The Golden Girls. 2.00 Home Shopping. 4.30 Enjoying Everyday Life With Joyce Meyer. 5.00 Adventures In Rainbow Country. 5.30 Today.
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6.00 Sunrise. (CC) 9.00 The Morning Show. (PG, CC) 11.30 News. (CC) 12.00 Lewis. (Mv, R, CC) 2.00 Dr Oz. (PGa) 3.00 10 Years Younger. (PG, R) 3.30 The Fairies. (P, R, CC) 4.00 Spit It Out. (C, CC) 4.30 News At 4.30. (CC) 5.30 Deal Or No Deal. (CC) 6.00 News. (CC) 6.30 Today Tonight. (CC) 7.00 Home And Away. (PGva, CC) 7.30 Four Weddings. Series return. (PG, CC) 8.30 Winners & Losers. (Ms, CC) 9.30 Dinner Date Australia. (PG, CC) 10.30 How I Met Your Mother. (PG, R, CC) 11.00 Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Final. (M) 11.30 Perfect Couples. (PG) 12.00 House Calls To The Rescue. (R, CC) 1.00 Home Shopping. 5.30 Early News. (CC)
6.00 Raggs. 6.30 Martha Stewart. 7.30 Dr Oz. 8.30 Sons And Daughters. 9.00 Home And Away. 9.30 Shortland. 10.00 Coronation. 10.30 Emmerdale. 11.00 Designing Women. 11.30 Deal Or No Deal. 12.00 The Bill Catch-Up. 1.00 Grey’s Anatomy. 2.00 Murphy Brown. 2.30 The Hogan Family. 3.00 Perfect Strangers. 3.30 Night Court. 4.00 Movie: 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia. 6.00 Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Harry’s Practice. 7.30 Homes Under The Hammer. 8.45 Around The World In 80 Trades. 9.45 Keeping Up Appearances. 10.15 Jonathan Creek. 11.15 Maisie Raine. 12.15 Movie: 5th Ave Girl. 1.45 The World Around Us. 3.00 Leyland Brothers’ World. 4.00 Coronation Street. 4.30 Emmerdale. 5.00 Designing Women. 5.30 Home Shopping.
6.00 Million Dollar Catch. 6.30 Six Million Dollar Man. 7.30 Rockford Files. 8.30 Adam 12. 9.00 NBC Today. 11.00 Quantum Leap. 12.00 Quincy M.E. 1.00 The Equalizer. 2.00 Malcolm And Eddie. 2.30 Newsradio. 3.00 Xena. 4.00 Hercules. 5.00 Drew Carey Show. 5.30 According To Jim. 6.30 My Wife And Kids. 7.00 That ’70s Show. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.30 Family Guy. 9.00 American Dad! 9.30 Family Guy. 10.30 American Dad! 11.00 Scrubs. 12.00 Malcolm And Eddie. 12.30 Newsradio. 1.00 Six Million Dollar Man. 2.00 Quantum Leap. 3.00 Quincy M.E. 4.00 Xena. 5.00 Adam 12. 5.30 Shopping.
6.00 WorldWatch. 10.20 French News. 11.00 Hindi News. 11.30 Arabic News. 12.00 Russian News. 12.30 Turkish News. 1.00 Movie: My Life Without Me. (2003) (Spain, Canada) (Mal, R, CC) 3.00 Australian Biography: Ted Egan. (PG, R, CC) 3.30 Al Jazeera News. 4.00 The Journal. (CC) 4.30 PBS NewsHour. (CC) 5.30 Global Village. (R, CC) 6.00 Letters And Numbers. (CC) 6.30 World News Australia. (CC) 7.30 Insight. (CC) 8.30 Cutting Edge: Science Under Attack. (UK) (CC) 9.30 World News Australia. (CC) 10.05 Hot Docs: Death By Fire. (US) (PG, CC) 11.05 Movie: Vitus. (2006) (Switzerland) (PG, R) 1.10 My Year On The Low-Carbon Diet. (Finland) (Ml, R, CC) 2.25 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WorldWatch.
6.00 French News. 6.40 Indonesian News. 7.05 Russian News. 7.35 Polish News. 8.05 Dutch News. 8.30 Macedonian News. 9.05 Croatian News. 9.40 Serbian News. 10.10 Korean News. 10.45 Japanese News. 11.20 Hong Kong News. 11.40 Chinese News. 12.10 Portuguese News. 12.40 Italian News. 1.10 German News. 1.40 Spanish News. 2.30 Filipino News. 3.05 Greek News. 4.00 Polish News. 4.25 Turkish News. 4.55 Arabic News. 5.30 Hindi News. 6.00 Global Village. 6.30 Iron Chef. 7.30 Lost Worlds. 8.30 As It Happened. 9.30 Movie: Just Like Me. 11.30 Movie: Uno. 1.20 WeatherWatch Overnight. 5.00 WeatherWatch & Music.
6.00 ABC News Breakfast. 9.00 News. 9.30 Business Today. 10.00 News. 12.30 Newsline. 1.00 News. 2.30 Tonic. 3.00 Afternoon Live. 5.30 Capital Hill. 5.45 Quarters. 6.00 Drum. 6.45 Quarters. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 News. 8.30 Lateline Business. 9.00 World. 10.00 News. 10.05 Drum. 10.45 Quarters. 11.00 News. 11.30 Newsline. 12.00 News. 12.25 Lateline. 1.00 BBC World News. 1.30 Lateline Business. 2.00 BBC World News: The Hub. 2.30 7.30. 3.00 Lateline. 3.35 Lateline Business. 4.00 News. 4.05 The Quarters. 4.20 The Drum. 5.00 News. 5.15 The Quarters. 5.30 Newsline.
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6.00 ABC News Breakfast. (CC) 9.00 News. (CC) 9.30 Business Today. (CC) 10.00 For The Juniors. (R, CC) 10.15 Our Animals. (R) 10.20 Cyberchase. (R, CC) 10.45 Behind The News Special. (CC) 11.00 Big Ideas. (CC) 12.00 Midday Report. (CC) 12.30 Press Club. (CC) 1.30 Everest ER. Final. (R, CC) 2.00 Poirot. (PG, R, CC) 3.00 Children’s Programs. 5.30 Girls In Love. (R, CC) 5.50 BTN Daily. (CC) 6.00 Grand Designs. (R, CC) 6.50 Minuscule. (R) 7.00 News. (CC) 7.30 7.30. (CC) 8.00 The New Inventors. (CC) 8.30 Spicks And Specks. (CC) 9.00 The Gruen Transfer. (CC) 9.30 Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey. (CC) 10.00 At The Movies. (CC) 10.30 Lateline. (CC) 11.05 Lateline Business. (CC) 11.30 Wild China. (R, CC) 12.25 Family Footsteps. (PG, R, CC) 1.20 Movie: Pop Always Pays. (1940) (B&W, G, R) 2.30 The Graham Norton Show. (PG, R, CC) 3.00 Big Ideas. (R, CC) 4.00 Headcases. (Ml, R, CC) 4.25 Message Stick. (R, CC) 4.55 Press Club. (R, CC)
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Famous fairies fly into Canberra Superstars attend store opening By Newshound .................................................... NEWSHOUND put on his best pressed suit on Saturday when he went to a store opening in Mitchell to visit The Fairies. These girls are pretty famous and Newshound knew they would appreciate it if the super sleuth would dress up for the occasion. Plenty of children came along as well to meet their favourite children’s entertainers. The Fairies who visited Canberra were called Harmony and Rhapsody. Newshound thought these were lovely names. In fact he did consider what sort of name he would have if he had been born a fairy. ‘Newshound’ certainly wouldn’t cut it. There was a bit of a nervous
moment early on in the proceedings when Newshound thought they could be tooth fairies. He is getting to the stage where false teeth might be in order and he didn’t need any tooth fairies helping themselves to his remaining stock. Newshound was pretty keen to find out how The Fairies travel around – he hasn’t actually seen them fly but apparently they can. He thought they were smaller too, but he has been wrong before. Harmony and Rhapsody said they couldn’t let The Chronicle in on that secret as then they would be flying people everywhere. The event on Saturday also featured face painting and a sausage sizzle and visitors got to tour the new store and see the excellent dance and Fairlyland facilities available.
Fairies Harmony and Rhapsody at the opening of The Fairy Store in Mitchell meet Olivia, 2, and Isabella, 4, Picture: Elesa Lee Fitzsimon.
This week’s birthdays ■ August 1: Emmanuel Adeleye, Mina Botrous, Clayton Di Stefano, Millie Geikie, Miki Giampaolo, Daniel Goodwin, Kate Haynes, Aaron Healey, Joshua D. Kelly, Charlotte Lembit, Tobias Marriot, Blake O'Connor, Maria Simenic, Olivia Maria Szep, Joel Thomas, Aimee Webster. ■ August 2: Jake Attridge, Michelle Davis, Kurt Duncan, Joshua Gunther, Alysha Kelly, Anneliese Leerdam, Tess Wakeling, Thomas Whyte. ■ August 3: Orli Baumgart, Maddison Black, Christopher Farmer, Shannon GarnerDoyle, Taidgh Hodgett, Benjaman Kane, Omar Kennedy, Shivam Manani, Jessica McAllister, Jessica Morrison, Carlina Mullett, Catherine Penhale,
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Eco-friendly toys with a traditional twist TOYHAUS is an independently owned and operated toyshop run by sisters, Louise and Marieka. It is located at Unit 6, 83-85 Gladstone Street, Fyshwick. It specialises in European brands, eco-friendly, hard to find and unusual products. It also carries a range of Australian made and fair trade items. Toyhaus caters to those of you who are looking for toys that can be cherished or passed along when they are grown out of. It stocks a fabulous range of high quality traditional toys and toys with a modern edge and its range suits all budgets without
compromising on the quality of the product. The style has been described as ‘old school’ but the sisters like to think that a more apt description would be ‘traditional with a modern twist’. They have been in operation for just under two years and already have a loyal clientele, which includes friends and families, aunts, uncles, grandparents, preschools and daycare centres. They invite you to go in and check out the range instore or you can preview their store on Facebook. For more information phone 6239 1105.
Unusual: Toyhaus specialise in European brands and eco-friendly toys.
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Large number of costumes, both adults and children. Halloween costumes, Santa and animal costumes. Masks, theatrical makeup, accessories, novelties, wings. Fairy costumes for sale.
Experienced: San Jose has been in the pine furniture industry since 1977.
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SAN Jose is Canberra’s most experienced pine furniture retailer. It is a locally owned family business and has been operating since 1977. After more than two decades of manufacturing custom-made products the owners decided to relocate and transform their business into a retail factory outlet. It offers a large range of Australian-made and imported products at affordable prices. Specialising in dining, bedding, entertainment units, wardrobes, pantries, bookcases, melamine and much more, the products come in a variety of stains; It also stocks raw and flat-pack alternatives. San Jose stocks quality and budget lines and has a next-day delivery service and the ability to order from an extended range. It continues to improve its range to suit evolving fashion trends at the lowest possible prices. San Jose owes its success to the Canberra region and its loyal customer base. Customers who
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It has a large range of costumes for most occasions and themes, including period costumes for medieval, Edwardian and Victorian plus 1920s to 1980s.
It also has Disney, super heroes, Santa Clause and Christmas costumes, animals and Halloween costumes plus decorations. Masks are always in demand, especially for little girls – they have fairy dresses and wings. Visit Sweet Apple at Shop 2, 79-81 Gladstone Street, Fyshwick, or phone 6280 9117.
SWEET Apple has been operating for more than 30 years. Over the years it has relocated from Manuka to Kingston and now Gladstone Street, Fyshwick.
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Designer brands at low cost AS well as handbags, Bags To Go has a lavish range of travel luggage and accessories, from brands including Antler, Samsonite, Victorinox and Delsey, all at massively reduced prices. Bags To Go really is a onestop travel shop as it stocks everything you would ever need, from passport covers and security locks to Lonely Planet phrase books and travel guides. With travel security a top concern for most travellers, customers can’t go past the anti-theft travel bags from Pacsafe & Travelon, featuring tamper-proof zips and slashproof straps. All items on offer at Bags To Go are sourced from Australian suppliers and direct from the importers. Everything is bought in bulk, meaning savings can be passed on to customers, and there are no factory seconds – everything is brand new.
Owner of Bags To Go, Andrew Keogh is competitive about his prices. “We strive to offer the latest in fashion handbags, travel luggage, business bags and accessories from well-known brands at the cheapest prices in Australia,” he said. “If you need new luggage, shoes, a handbag or even a new wallet, Bags To Go offers a must-see shopping experience.” “Now is a great time to be looking at travel luggage and handbags, you can save up to 70 per cent or more on some really good brands, the strength of the Australian dollar means shoppers are now getting better value than ever before”. For more information phone 6228 1084.
ACT Foam & Rubber has been at Paragon Mall in Fyshwick for two years. It offers an extensive range of foam and rubber products at an affordable price. It specialises in foam cut to size for lounge cushions that have lost their comfort and custom-made foam mattresses for that odd-sized space. It also stocks cot mattresses, acoustic foam, premium foam overlays and therapeutic foam wedges plus much more. For rubber, it stocks a wide range of sheet and strip rubber, utility matting, anti-fatigue
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CAPITAL REGION FARMERS MARKET â€“ EPIC, Saturday, July 29
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Mick Auddino and Jordan Webb of Glendino at the Capital Region Farmers Markets.
Jessie Adams and Dave Crosby.
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Ben Piggott and Georgina Vallance.
Adrian, Madison and Ella Rodgers.
Sarah, Frieda and Andreas Fell.
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JERRABOMBERRA MEDICAL CENTRE NEW DOCTOR Jerrabomberra Medical Centre would like to welcome Dr Jennifer Leung to our busy practice. She has a special interest in women's health and antenatal care. Dr Leung will start on Monday 18th July and be available for appointments on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and some Saturdays. For queries and appointments please contact us on (02) 6299 8892. Dr K.T. Tan Dr Lynda Bates Dr Greg Liao Dr Christopher Tong Dr Jennifer Leung Dr Bernard Leung
Joanne Porter – Registered Nurse Glenda Ralph – Physiotherapist Allan Donnelly – Podiatrist John Cameron – Psychologist Wendy Preston - Psychologist
Dedicated: Pharmacist and partner Simon Blacker (right) is proud of the service he provides Canberra locals.
tions. It has long standing relationships with local sporting clubs, schools and health agencies, such as Arthritis ACT and Diabetes Australia. The Australian Pharmacy Group also routinely helps young pharmacists from the University of Canberra looking to gain valuable professional experience in store. Located in Manuka, Erindale,
Lanyon and Cooleman Court shopping centres, the Australian Pharmacy Group offers free delivery to surrounding suburbs and a loyalty program that provides health advice, prizes and giveaways and 5 per cent in reward dollars for nonprescription purchases. For more information, phone 9248 2620 or visit the website www.instigo.com.au
WITH all the price wars and discounting in retail pharmacies taking the focus off service and advice, the Australian Pharmacy Group has set itself apart by being committed to providing the best community pharmacy care in Canberra. In order to achieve this level of service, APG opens longer hours, seven days a week and ensures its professional services and product ranges meet the needs of customers. Whether they need help managing their weight, undertaking in-store health checks, like blood pressure monitoring, or need assistance with wound care or independent living APG is there to assist. Pharmacist and partner Simon Blacker said, “I am proud of the service we provide the Canberra community.’’ “Our customers value the fact that they can come in and ask advice and also get assistance managing their health from trusted and experienced pharmacists and staff.’’ Another community focus the group feels passionate about is supporting local charities and associa-
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There is a new physio in town PHYTLINC Physiotherapy welcomes a new, highly experienced physiotherapist to the team and is now providing extended opening hours and a variety of new therapy services. Phytlinc Physiotherapy has been providing critical physiotherapy services to the community in the Lanyon Valley for nearly three years and after months of searching locally and internationally Phytlinc owner and physiotherapist Linda Clee welcomes Jody Watson to the team. Ms Watson hails from Dunedin, New Zealand. Since she graduated from the University of Otago in 2003 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty), she has been working in private practice, predominantly in Dunedin but has also completed a stint in Christchurch and in England. Ms Clee believes that Jody’s skill set perfectly complements the skills and practices of her team, which includes two physiotherapists, two exercise therapists and a massage therapist. “We offer a wide range of therapy services including pilates,
Find help for your arm pain ARM pain can develop from a number of sources. Repetitive muscle and tendon strain in the elbow or shoulder can cause arm pain. Another common cause is irritation of the nerves that control the arm as they leave the cervical spine (neck). The nerves that pass between vertebrae in the lower neck control all the
Great news: Physiotherapist Jody Watson is interested in manual therapy techniques and dry needling.
hydrotherapy, dry needling and relaxation massage,” she said. “We work with our patients through their entire rehabilitation process from acute injury management, transitioning smoothly through the different stages of recovery to functional exercise rehabilitation and maintenance programs.” To find out how Phytlinc Physiotherapy can help you, phone 6223 2366 and take advantage of a free offer for Chronicle readers.
Bone Density Testing coming to Canberra Pharmacies A Bone Health Wellness Program Beneficial for All Adults
CANBERRA pharmacies, together with the Australian Bone Density Testing Centre, are urging people of all ages to give more attention to the health of their bones, and Healthy Bones Week is a perfect time to start. To personalise the importance of bone health, there will be bone density testing at a number of pharmacies on select days in August and September. Osteoporosis means bones become thin, fragile and break easily and currently in Australia there is an osteoporotic fracture every five to six minutes. Bones reach peak strength around the age of 25. From approximately 35, both men and women can slowly start to lose bone strength at about 1 per cent a year. The outstanding fact is that
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osteoporosis is largely preventable and treatable and does not have to be a consequence of getting older. Because you can’t see it or feel it many people don’t know that bone loss has occurred until they break a bone. It’s therefore a good idea to check bone density every two years. Conducted by ultrasound, the tests assess fracture risk, cost $40, are 100 per cent safe and include a written result and information booklet. In the latest information regarding screening for osteoporosis, the United States Preventative Services Task Force states that quantitative ultrasound effectively predicts fracture risk in postmenopausal women and men. Canberra pharmacies have been hosting bone density testing now for more than a decade.
Australian Bone Density Testing Centre director Evelyn Holsman is proud of the program. “Participants receive more than a bone density test; consultations provide information to quantify, personalise and enable people to make informed bone health choices to prevent or delay progression toward age-related osteoporosis.” All people tested, regardless of age and their level of risk, receive information about calcium, vitamin D, exercise and more. You are never too young or too old to keep bones healthy with a view to preventing or treating age-related progression toward osteoporosis. For more information, visit bonedensitytesting.com.au
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You can’t feel your bones getting thinner so you may not know this has happened until you break a bone! Assess your risk early with a safe, reliable inexpensive ultrasound bone density test. Every consultation includes information about the role of calcium vitamin D and exercise.
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to repetitive strain injuries. Medication in these cases will dull the pain, but won’t get to the cause. Many patients find great relief from their arm pain with safe, natural chiropractic care, without the need for drugs or surgery. To arrange a free spine check, phone the Canberra Spine Centre on 6257 9400.
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Osteoporosis means Bones become thin, fragile and break easily. It’s largely preventable and treatable, but
Test Bone Density Every 2 Years as Bone is Living Tissue and Not Static At these pharmacies in August & September
muscles, skin and circulation into the arm and hand. When these nerves are stretched or irritated by misalignment of the vertebrae, patients often feel pain, “burning’’, or “pins and needles’’ in the skin of the arm and hand. Alternately, muscles may not be able to contract or relax properly, causing “deep muscle pain’’ or contributing
Professional: Australian Bone Density Testing Centre director Evelyn Holsman.
Find out if you can be helped. Phytlinc Physiotherapy has a variety of innovative programs that can help relieve your pain and get you moving again.
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Chest pain is a common and worrying symptom that often leads people to the hospital emergency room. The doctor faced with such a patient needs to make a careful assessment and diagnosis to see if the symptom is heartrelated or otherwise. Many patients find that after careful medical assessment they are cleared of any heart problem, but that the chest pain persists, leaving them somewhat relieved but still suffering and confused. A very common cause of chest pain is what may be called ‘mechanical chest pain’. This can be caused by irritation to the nerves supplying the skin, muscles or bones of the chest as they leave the spine. Doctors of chiropractic are experts in the diagnosis and management of spine-related disorders, including many cases of chest pain, and many sufferers report a satisfying resolution of their problem through safe, natural chiropractic care.
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eady to move into, this fantastic family home has room for a pony. This north-facing home has spectacular views and with just over two hectares of fully fenced land, there are plenty of options for animals or livestock. The home has five bedrooms, four with built-in wardrobes and the main bedroom has a walk-through wardrobe to the en suite bathroom. A spacious lounge room, dining room, family room and meal area comprise the living areas, which are connected to the spacious kitchen. Those who like to entertain will love a spacious theatre room that opens up to the al fresco dining area.
There is also a separate laundry with outside access, a spacious bathroom with a shower, a bath and a separate toilet and a double garage. To complete this fantastic home are the extras including carpet, tiles, vertical blinds, laminated timber flooring and the option to choose your colours for a limited time. The property features a 90,000lt Colorbond water tank, a Krystal Kleer water disposal system and metered underground water. With the option to purchase and make progress payments or settle on completion, this is a rare opportunity to attain an affordable home.
Space: The floor plan of this home illustrates the large living areas and exceptional design, and for a limited time only you can select your own colours. Don’t miss your chance to purchase a lovely family home within easy access to
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Amazing 3 bedrooms, 2 storey townhouse located in the popular “Victoria Gardens” complex. Townhouse comes with large living area downstairs, modern kitchen with gas cooking, rear deck plus internal access from the LUG. Upstairs consists of 3 bedrooms, ensuite to main plus a splendid size bathroom with extra WC. Rented at $470pw Rachel Walsh 0422 286 417
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A gem of a find. This stunning townhouse is in immaculate condition and sure to appeal to both owner occupiers and investors. Set in a boutique development it offers 3 large bedrooms, main segregated and with ensuite, free flowing formal and casual living areas, 3 private outdoor garden areas, double garage and a superb standard of fittings. First time open. Catherine McGeachy 0410 774 821
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Well almost. Just 2 years old and simply superb design this mastered 4 bedroom ensuite home has a contemporary finish to die for. Raked ceilings, ultra-modern kitchen and don’t forget the triple garage. Add double glazed windows, surround sound throughout plus central heating and cooling. An outstanding home at Jerrabomberra. Adam Moore 0429 077 080
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This lovely property is situated on a low-maintenance yard which is child and pet friendly. Outside features two garden sheds, a carport, double garage and plenty of off-street parking.
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1 Bedroom Apartments 2 Bedroom Apartments Explore the possibilities and relaxed lifestyle this 1 bedroom, single level townhouse opportunity presents; at an affordable price, in a stylish complex of only 5. The good sized separate modern kitchen, Exhibition Saturday & Sunday 1:15-2:15pm WITHvinyl THEwrap NSW GOVERNMENT THE PLAN boasts doors with plenty ofOFF cupboards and bench space. STAMP EXEMPTION Rachel Walsh 0422 286 417 / Aaron Papahatzis 0419 683 599 Also boasting its DUTY own laundry facilitiesGRANT located in the bathroom. Catherine McGeachy 0410 774 821for viewing this weekend at 161-165 Uriarra Road, Queanbeyan Completed Apartment available
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The eat-in renovated kitchen has a gas cooktop, Miele dishwasher and corner pantry and opens up to the covered deck, ideal for entertaining.
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This beautifully presented single level 4 bedroom ensuite family home offers numerous features to the prospective purchasers. 4 very generous sized bedrooms as well as several great living areas. Landscaped front & rear yards, large timber deck with built-in outdoor spa. Gas ducted heating. Double lock-up garage and single covered carport. Living 219.4m2 approx on 880m2 site. Lou Baldan 0403 604 888
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A gem: This two-level property has numerous living areas and five bedrooms.
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his townhouse in the highly desirable White Opal development is located within close proximity to the Jerrabomberra shopping centre and many of Jerrabomberra’s recreational facilities. The townhouse is in as-new condition throughout and boasts an impressive list of features. The innovative design offers the benefits of free flowing living areas. Open-plan living encompasses the large dining and family living area, and a formal lounge room creates a bright atmosphere with plenty of natural light and is simply superb. It has access into a very private central atrium. The gourmet kitchen is adjacent to the dining area and the meals/family area. It boasts stone benchtops, quality stainless
6/31 Dora Street, Queanbeyan Features: This home is situated in highly soughtafter suburb with great amenities. Price: $469,000 Agent: Catherine McGeachy, Ian McNamee & Partners Phone: 6297 5555 or 0410 774 821 steel appliances an abundance of cupboard space. All three bedrooms are of an excellent
size, the main bedroom is segregated from the other two and has its own modern en suite and walk-in wardrobe. Outdoor living in the warmer months ahead will be a pleasure in either of the two very private and low-maintenance courtyards. There is also an attached double garage, with remote door plus internal access, which will not only accommodate the cars but has extra storage space. With rental demand in this popular suburb always high, you can be assured of quality tenants, high returns and future capital gains. This is an excellent home, with virtually maintenance-free gardens. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase this wonderful home.
Easy living: This townhouse has a gourmet kitchen, is open-plan and has two courtyards.
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ituated in a quiet street in Queanbeyan and just a stone’s throw away from public amenities these brand new executive, threebedroom, single-level townhouses are sure to impress the discerning buyer. These executive-style homes come complete with quality inclusions such as stunning kitchens with Caesar stone benchtops, and designer bathrooms and en suite bathrooms that are sure to leave you impressed.
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Other features of these homes include tiled kitchen and dining area and a double garage with internal access and remote door to keep you and your cars protected from the winter elements.
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10-14 Mulloon Street, Queanbeyan Features: These townhouses are complete with double garages, modern kitchens and level courtyards. Price: $545,000-$555,000 Agent: Michael Mallon, Ray White Queanbeyan/ Jerrabomberra Phone: 6299 4333 or 0412 627 953 With the quality of finish from this local builder, the moment you look at the inclusions, the standard on offer and massive living space, you will be proud to call this townhouse your home. If you are looking to pay no stamp duty, then look no further, these townhouses located in Queanbeyan are the perfect opportunity.
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Ron Carpenter Landscaping
LONG STRIDE STONE MASONRY Fully insured
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Lic # 2008613
No Job Too Small
Plumbing Maintenance Repairs Blocked Drains Taps & Hot water units Gas connection & appliances installations
• Blocked Drains • Burst Water Pipes • Leaking Taps • Hot Water Systems • Roofing & guttering • Toilet Repairs • All Plumbing & Drainage
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Inc 1st half hour and electric eel
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PHONE 6166 1287
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EELS ON WHEELS
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For all those small jobs no one else wants to touch
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• • • • • • • • • • •
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S & Z REMOVALS 3 men $150 p/h Same price 7 days a week. Phone for a free quote Stephen: 0405 140 348 A/H: 6241 6038 09-08424/3
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CALL THE PLUMBERS WHO COME WHEN THEY SAY THEY WILL! Call your local Tap Doctor!
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The winter storms are coming. Are you ready?
Russ’ roofing & property maintenance
“We will beat any genuine quote by 15%”
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Owner Operator John Kyrgios:
Ph/Fax: 6231 2330
0400 290 000
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Experienced 15 years in local area
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per pick up incl GST
We offer our customers honest, reliable, cost effective service with a smile.
Servicing All Areas of Canberra
Ph: 6299 5800
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* All Antennas * Phone, Data & Antenna Outlets * Custom Home Theatre * Pay TV Video Distribution * ADSL Central Line Filters * Plasma-LCD Installation
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Domestic & commercial 2, 3, 4, 6 & 9m3 bins available. Servicing all areas. Locally owned and operated.
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• Roof leaks • Rebedding & pointing using flexible mortar • Gutter repairs & cleaning • All types of roof repairs done by qualified tradesmen • Servicing Canberra for 12 years
0419 680 207
The name says it all.
Exceptional Roof Repairs
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We will beat any written quote
Specialising i li i iin...
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Call Adam 0401 337 999
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Servicing All Areas
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Competitive prices without compromising quality of workmanship
Ph: 0410 605 071 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
$130p/h, 2 men, 10 tonne Pantec
Specialists in all aspects of stone • Retaing walls to feature dry stone walls • Stone cladding to paving • Stone houses to gate entrances • Blocks to bricks
No. 1 Guaranteed & Professional Service – Fully Insured
■ Pensioner discounts offered
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MBZ supply, design, install and maintain AV, MATV & Digital antenna solutions for government, corporate, education, retail and domestic clients. MBZ’s solutions range from the installation of a simple AV screen or projector to a fully managed home theatre and fully-integrated conference & presentation systems. Contact Barry Howarth on:
Email - email@example.com Phone - 0450 620 890 Web - www.mbz.com.au
WAVELENGTH ELECTRONICS EST since 1985
we take your urr rrub rubb rubbish... u seriously
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0409 990 312
lead & slate ■ Property repairs & general maintenance
• Free to Air Satellite • Motels, Units, M.A.T.V. Systems • Qualified Technicians • Twelve Months Warranty • Alarm, Audio & CCTV Cameras
PH: 6259 9557
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• Free TV Tuning at Installation • Plasma & LCD repair & install • Home theatre systems • Computer Repairs • Seven Days Trading
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TREE SERVICES Treeworx â€˘
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Contact Rob: Phone/Fax: 6295 9251 Mobile: 0402 903 712
Mobile: 0409 661 797 Ph: 02 6254 8548
30 years experience Mastercard - Visa Also serving South Coast â€“ Batemans Bay to Narooma (02) 4474 2136
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â€˘ Accurate Free Quote â€˘ Qualified Arborist â€˘ Full Removal â€˘ Pruning / Shaping / Hedging â€˘ Chipping / Mulching Service
â€˘ Stump Removal â€˘ No Job too Big or too Small
â€˘ Fully Insured â€˘ Professional, Friendly & Efficient
â€˘ Wrought Iron â€˘ Handrails â€˘ Balustrading â€˘ Stairs Inc Spiral Staircase â€˘ Gates â€˘ General Metal Fabrication â€˘ Repairs â€˘ Aluminium & Stainless Welding â€˘ Manufacture & on-site repairs
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Free Stump Grinding with all trees removed.
We will MEET or BEAT any written quote by 10% *Conditions Apply
Equipment Available Phone Rick for a free Quote!
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Tree surgery â€˘
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Tank water in use Ph: Richard 0417 929 018
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Thousands of refugees in poorer countries return home to find their food and water supplies have been destroyed. They go for long periods of time without adequate nutrition. Your donation to AUSTCARE can help us to provide people with agricultural training, seeds to grow crops, tools to farm the land, and wells for fresh water. Have the strength to pick up the phone. PLEASE DONATE NOW. PHONE 1300 66 66 72 OR VISIT www.austcare.org.au
Free quote Family owned and operated. Fully insured. Power line clearing
Ph 6259 3200
Rickâ€™s Tree Removal
GST incl *Cond. Apply Average ground level 3 BR Home Window Clean No Water Required...helping the environment Free Flyscreen and tracks clean
Prompt, Reliable Service
Call Peter on 0409 821 591
Quality work Brett Mobile Prompt & reliable 0402 555 828 QUALIFIED AND INSURED
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The Window Cleaning Specialists
ABN â€“ 63955773837
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Phone Jason: 0406 742 196
PO Box 532, Woden ACT 2606
â€˘ Bathrooms, Laundry & Toilet Renovations â€˘ Rectify Leaking Showers â€˘ Ceramic Wall & Floor Tiling â€“ Slate
Phone David on 0412 628 487 or 6231 3714
From: $22 m
ALSO DRYERS AND DISHWASHERS
Also doing one off house cleans, kitchens, bathrooms and more
Tree pruning for integrity, form and clearance. Tree and shrub removals. Guarantees â€“ Qualified professionals, fully insured, flexible quotes and prompt service.
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TTracks Flyscreens Frames Cobwebs Window sills Polishing Awnings Multi-storey Difficult access 7 DAYS 3BR home single level $
Superior cleaning that leaves windows looking shiny & glossy
Qualified arborists ActewAGL accredited Fully insured
0403 082 608 Floor and Wall Tiling Water Proofing All Suburbs No Job Too Small Obligation Free Quotes 20 years experience Prompt Service Pensioner Discounts
ITY TREE C R O
Donations over $2 are tax deductible. ABN 87 001 251 930
A better world for refugees
10% off on Carpet Clean Service if you book both.
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THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE & HEALING
MOTOR VEHICLES Cash for Cars
NA’S Remedial and Thai massage. Therapeutic Only, Kambah. Ph 0413 038 529.
Free pick up of Scrap Metal Cash paid for Non-ferrous metal. (02) 61950303.
PUBLIC NOTICES Tuggeranong Family Medical Practice Tuggeranong Health Centre, cnr Pitman & Anketell Sts, Tuggeranong Dr Anthony Ng Dr Jeffrey Rogers Dr Joanne English Dr Renata Kruger
Welcomes Dr Sue Wald to our clinic. New patients are welcome & appointments can be made on 6293 3111. Valley Tavern Jackpot Joker. Trevor Mills of Waniassa won $6,637.50 on 14/7/11
WESTON CREEK COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Annual General Meeting The Weston Creek Community Council (WCCC) will hold its Annual General Meeting for 2010-2011 on Wednesday, 31 August 2010, at 7.30 pm, at the Weston Club, 1 Liardet St, Weston. The AGM will include an election for a new executive committee of ten members, including Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, and six committee members. We urge Weston Creek residents to consider standing for the committee. Nomination forms are available on the WCCC website, www.wccc.com.au Completed nomination forms must be in the hands of the Secretary of the Council by 24 August. Nominations should be mailed to the Public Officer, WCCC, at PO Box 3701, Weston Creek, ACT 2611, or handed to a current committee member. The AGM will be followed by a Community Forum, where Weston Creek residents can raise and discuss issues of concern.
POSITIONS VACANT APPRENTICE Stonemason, no prev exp needed, must be self motivated. Must be fit. May suit Year 10 school leavers. Junior wages apply. Contact Damian 0411 865 279.
CANTEEN STAFF Required. School hours. Ph 0417 056 990.
CHRONICLE WALKERS REQUIRED Ainslie, Campbell, Dickson, Downer, Hackett, Lyneham, O’Connor, Reid, Turner and Watson. Single or multiple areas. Contract rates. Hours – Tues, Wed. Ph: 0402 503 624 after 9am Monday – Friday during business hours only. CLEANING position in local Company. Full training provided, attractive wage. Mon-Fri. Current drivers licence essential. Own transport preferred. Phone Myrene 0414 974 485.
BUILDERS AND REPAIRERS TOTAL Equipped Painting. House repaints, int-ext work, professional reliable work. Free quotes. Phone G&L Huntly 0406 495 147 or 0404 613 338.
CASH FOR CARS
Casual - Disability Support Worker
MAGNA, ’92, s’wgn, reg 8/11, a/c, pwr str/ windows/ mirrors, cruise. $1,500 ono. URGENT SALE! Phone 0438 137 362 or 0415 512 982.
Year 1 Various positions available in the Queanbeyan area Job Reference No. 00000JCF
MOTOR ACCESSORIES PARTS & REPAIRERS
Salary: Total remuneration package valued up to $59,336 per annum including salary ($44,214 pa - $54,437 pa) and employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. For casual positions, rates commence at $22.30 (plus loadings and penalties).
ALL CARS AND WRECKS removed free! Some cars bought. 7 days. 6288 6830.
Job Description: There are few jobs as personally rewarding as those that help improve the quality of life of other people. As a Disability Support Worker with Ageing, Disability and Home Care, you will provide care and support to people with a disability living in community-based group homes. The work is not always easy but the rewards are great and it will bring out the best in you. The needs of the people we care for vary, so you’ll need to remain flexible, adaptable and positive in everything you do.
FOR SALE GENERAL ALL WHITEGOODS, metal & batteries removed free, 7 days Free pick-up 6288 6830
WANTED TO BUY
Parks and City Services City Services
Horticultural Apprenticeships Salary Range: $16,910 - $39,102 (PN: 46020, several) Parks and City Services are seeking applicants interested in undertaking horticulture apprenticeships. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate an ongoing interest and aptitude in horticulture. ACTION
GAMES, CD’S, DVD’S, vinyl, game consoles. We pay up to $50 cash per game- latest releases only. Flipside City Bus Interchange 6247 3595
A current NSW Driver’s Licence and an Emergency Response Certificate or First Aid Certificate is required for this role. Inquiries: Vera Alag (02) 9765 5428 or 1800 185 466. How to apply: For more information on available job vacancies and to apply online please visit the careers page at www.jobs.nsw.gov.au
$70 in any condition. Ph 0439 525 727
Baby Eclectus Parrot, 4 mths old, bright green, red/ blue underside. Hand rearing. Urgent to find. Lost 26 July. Qbn area. Phone 0432 419 759.
PETS RAGDOLL Kittens pedigree M/F, vacc, m/chip, worm. Will be at Hall Markets 7 Aug for delivery. 6889 1920
Heavy Vehicle Mechanic and Body Building Apprenticeships Salary Range: $21,407 - $47,641 (The salary offered is an annualised salary and includes a component for working shiftwork.) (PN:APPS 002, several) ACTION is seeking applicants for heavy vehicle mechanic and body building apprenticeship positions at both north and south workshops. Prior knowledge or experience in vehicle or mechanical maintenance would be desirable but not essential. Tools for Trade are provided to successful applicants. Note: These positions are generic across the ACTION Network and applicants may be required to rotate within ACTION to any designated location.
Home Delivery Contract South side area See ad in Business Opportunities POSITIONS VACANT WORK SCHOOL HOURS Due to rapid growth we still have plenty of work. 10-40hrs/wk. It’s what we all do in our own homes every day. Stress free. Car essential. Earn $27-$35p/hr. Ph: 6294 8150 www.abdom.com.au/jobs
ACCOMMODATION VACANT EVATT - 1 room to rent, $110 pw. 2 wks in advance. 0438 137362/ 0415 512982
REAL ESTATE GENERAL Swinger Hill. 3br c’yard t/hse ens, BIRs, DLUG, vgc. See Properties at dinkos.com.au $ by neg, EER 0.5. Phone 6286 6239
TRAINING & TUITION
LAWNMOWING, small jobs MATHS COACH. Primary from $40. Also rubbish and Secondary. Contact Michael on 6281 2601 removal. Ph 0403 673 469.
CONTRACT NEWSPAPER DELIVERY BUSINESSES - SOUTH SIDE AREA Are you wanting early morning work? Do you want extra income to pay off your mortgage? Do you have a reliable light commercial van, station wagon or Ute? Do you want to operate your own small business? Canberra Times Direct has a contract vacant on the South side area with training prior to handover. The contracts are 7 days per week home delivery of newspapers; very early morning starts with a scheduled 6:00am completion time. We require a reliable, accurate contractor who can keep clear records and deliver a premium service. An ABN (or application in process) will be required for this contract, as well as a commitment to OH&S principles and strong customer service. A mobile telephone is also required. Applications in writing to: Julieann Feeney Newspaper Sales The Canberra Times PO Box 7155 Canberra Mail Centre ACT 2610 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 6280 2305
Business Enterprises ACT Property Group
Plumbing and Locksmith Apprenticeships Salary Range: $16,910 - $39,102 (PN:11580, several) ACT Property Group undertakes repairs, maintenance and minor new works to assets across Canberra and is seeking interested applicants for apprenticeship opportunities in plumbing and locksmith. Business Enterprises Canberra Cemeteries
Horticultural Apprenticeship Salary Range: $16,910 - $39,102 (PN: 41710) Canberra Cemeteries are seeking interested applicants to ﬁll a horticultural apprenticeship position. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate an ongoing interest and aptitude in horticulture. Eligibility/Other Requirements for all positions: Minimum qualiﬁcation for apprenticeships; Year 10 or equivalent with passes in English, Mathematics and Science. Successful applicants will need to have the ability to attend CIT and be prepared to undertake and complete study, on the job training and rotation for a period of four years. Note for all positions: These are temporary employment opportunities, permanent employment may be offered if positions are available to be ﬁlled. Contact Officer: Rebecca Davis (02) 6205 6190 email@example.com Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position. Close Date: 26 August 2011. Canberra , a great place for a fresh start, visit www.liveincanberra.com.au and www.act.gov.au today! AG49260
For more information on these positions and how to apply, visit www.jobs.act.gov.au
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Canberra knocked by Tigers’ roar COOMA Tigers twice fought back from being a goal behind to inflict a second league defeat in succession on the previously invincible Canberra FC with a 3-2 victory at Nijong Oval in Round 14 of the Capital Football Premier League. The home team was forced to showcase its powers of recovery after falling behind to a stunning 17thminute opener to Josip Jadric. The winger struck a powerful shot that flew into the Cooma net leaving the home goalkeeper helpless – that proved to be the only goal of the first half. Any thoughts that the visitors might be back to winning ways after their home loss to Canberra Olympic seven days prior were brought crashing back to earth when Iain Elliott fired a rasping drive into the net to level the match at 1-1 13 minutes into the second half. The champions regained the initiative barely six minutes later though, when Ian Graham was on hand to notch his sixth league goal of the season and seemingly restored normality. However, the Tigers roared again and Serdan Bircan bravely hurtled into a 50-50 with Ben Klug in the Canberra FC goal, getting to the ball first to make the score 2-2 in the 72nd minute. Two minutes later the home team was in front. Elliott swung over a cross and Alex Castro, once of Canberra FC, connected to power a diving header into the net and secure a home win. The defeat allowed Canberra FC’s nearest title rival Canberra Olympic to move five points clear at the top of the table after it proved too strong for Monaro Panthers in a one-sided contest at O’Connor Enclosed, winning 4-0. After an unfortunate own goal
Canberra City’s Robert Perry battles with Woden Valley’s Alex Oloriegbe during their Premier League game on Picture: Lannon Harley Saturday at Hawker Oval. gave Olympic the lead early on, when James McLachlan got the unlucky final touch to a defensive melee, the home team was always in control of
to secure the win. Milan Popovich then troubled the scorers for the first time this season to round off the scoring nine minutes from the final whistle.
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Belconnen United got back to winning ways on Sunday afternoon as it disposed of Tuggeranong United 4-0 at McKellar Park. Dustin Wells proved once again to be the king of the deadball, netting a hat-trick of set-piece efforts including a brace of penalties in the first half. Danny Macor had the Blue Devils in front in the 21st minute with his seventh goal of the season before Tuggeranong goalkeeper Alex Connell was adjudged to have fouled a Belconnen attacker in the penalty area. Wells made no mistake from the spotkick and repeated the feat in the 34th minute after a penalty was again awarded, this time for handball. In the second half, Tuggeranong was given a penalty of its own but skipper Tim Ireson saw his shot saved by Rowan Sheppard. Wells added the coup de grace for the home team two minutes from time with a belting free-kick from distance to register a treble and his 24th goal of the season. At Hawker Football Centre on Saturday evening Canberra City and Woden Valley played out a goalless draw with chances few and far between. Alex Oloriegbe missed the best opportunities for the visiting side, firstly firing wide when one-on-one early on and secondly following a Ben Pagett cross. Nikola Taneski tested the reflexes of Woden shot-stopper Jack Pettit, who also did well to save a wellstruck free-kick from Misko Naumoski. City looked for all the world as if it had won the match when a shot was goal bound with Pettit beaten, however, Hector Alamos saved the day with a magnificent stooping clearance off the goal line.
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Gunners lose their chance THE Canberra Gunners let slip a golden opportunity to improve their record this season, defeated by the Brisbane Spartans. Both sides headed into the South East Australian Basketball League match with a record of seven wins and 14 losses. The Gunners’ came out ready to play and it was a close quarter with the lead changing numerous times. At the end of the first quarter, Canberra was ahead by one point. The Gunners game dropped in the second quarter and the 10 turnovers did not help their cause. The lead was quickly snatched away, as Brisbane jumped away and lead by six at half-time. The Gunners came out of the change room ready to win. Early in the third quarter Brisbane pushed its lead out to nine points but the Gunners came back with a bang, winning the third quarter 24 points to 19 and reduced Brisbane’s lead to just one point. In the fourth quarter the Gunners slipped early, allowing Brisbane to stretch their lead from one point to 11. The team clawed back and reduced the margin to six points with just a few minutes left on the clock. In the last few minutes missed free throws and three-point attempts were the difference between a six point loss and a win. The Gunners had a higher field goal shooting percentage than Brisbane, but 21 turnovers to Brisbane’s 10 did not help their cause. The Gunners lost the match 85-79. “The Gunners started brilliantly in the first quarter and the team work and finishing off was of the highest standard. But in the second we let them off the hook with undisciplined play and 10 turnovers,” coach Frank Arsego said. “The second half was much the same, when we were good we were good, and when we were bad it was bad. Still, with two minutes to go we were in it but our missed free throws did not help and we could not close the gap. “Next week will be a replay of the triple overtime thriller against Knox in Melbourne, we will have to play the game of our lives to go the distance with that one.”
ACT Cricket chief executive officer Mark Vergano is excited about this year’s Festival of Cricket.
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Festival welcomes India By Peter Reynolds ............................................. DECEMBER will be a huge month for cricket in the ACT, with two interstate matches and an international fixture featuring the world champion Indian side. The inaugural Festival of Cricket will feature a rematch of last season’s Sheffield Shield final between NSW and Tasmania from December 6-9. There will also be a one-day match between the two sides on Sunday, December 4. The highlight of the festival will be a new addition to the ACT cricket calendar, the Cricket Australia Chairman’s XI against the touring Indians from December 18 to 21. This match will be the lone lead-in match for India before the Boxing Day Test against Australia. ‘‘As the only lead-in for the Indians, it will be a deadly
Interstate, international matches planned serious match,’’ ACT Cricket chief executive officer Mark Vergano said. ‘‘India has some of the real legends of the game such as Dravid, Tendulkar and Laxman, all probably playing for the last time in Australia. It should be a fantastic game. ‘‘It is also great to have the shield final rematch here at Manuka, they are both exciting teams.’’ To tie in with the matches, Vergano said there would be a series of cricket-related promotions around Manuka. ‘‘We are having a number of clinics and are inviting regional teams to come and train in the Manuka Oval nets under our coaching staff,’’ he said. ‘‘We are also having discus-
sions to have a street cricket match and fan zone with the NSW and Tasmanian sides in Franklin Street, Manuka. ‘‘It will give people the chance to get up close and meet the players and participate in a game of street cricket.’’ V erga no s aid proving Manuka could host a series of important matches would help its cause for inclusion in an expanded Big Bash League in the future. ‘‘We are still very interested in entering the Big Bash competition and the Festival of Cricket will help build momentum,’’ he said. ‘‘There’s still work to be done on Manuka Oval, but there is great interest here, we’re a great breeding ground for tal-
ented cricketers and we’ve got the opportunity to show we can host quality matches.’’ Tourism and Sport Minister Andrew Barr said the matches would have a positive economic benefit for the capital. ‘‘The matches are great reasons for visitors to visit Canberra, and Australian Capital Tourism is ready to make the most of promoting the events and our city. The combination of matches is expected to draw national and international media coverage for Canberra,’’ he said. Meanwhile, former ACT Comet Nathan Lyon has capped a meteoric rise in the sport by being named in the Australian Test squad to tour Sri Lanka later this month.
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GONE FISHIN’ FISHING in August can be a feast or famine, depending on your target species. If you’re chasing trout, it looks like being an action-packed month, with superb catches reported from the mountain lakes. Eucumbene has been a standout, with bait-fishing and trolling the best techniques. Shore-based anglers soaking Powerbait, worms and grubs have been taking lots of rainbows and
some big browns to three kilos around Buckenderra. Trolling has also been excellent around Buckenderra and Seven Gates, with a variety of lures producing fish. Try small, shallowdiving minnows, blades and the ever-reliable Tassie Devils. Jindabyne anglers wanting a big brown trout should try soaking a bardi grub around Waste Point, Hatchery Bay or right in front of the town itself. South coast fishing traditionally hits its lowest ebb during August as clear, cold water sends many species packing. In most of the estuaries, there has been a noticeable shutdown, but there are still good fish on offer. John Murray from Mawson emailed me a report of a hot fishing session he experienced recently at Burrill Lake, near Ulladulla. Fishing a deep channel at the mouth of the lake, Murray experi-
enced a weekend of sensational fishing for big Australian salmon, which were holed up near the entrance. Using dark-coloured soft plastics, it was a fish-a-cast at times as salmon nudging the 50cm mark climbed over Murray’s lures. He even got his four-year-old daughter and nine-year-old son in on the action – and they both had a ball. A lot of lakes and rivers are harbouring schools of salmon right now so it would be worth trying this approach at other locations. Offshore fishing has been reasonable for snapper and flathead in about 30 metres of water. Spawning cuttlefish have started appearing and this almost always draws snapper close to shore where they can be caught on soft plastics. ■ firstname.lastname@example.org
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Lyon was a shock inclusion in the squad after playing just four first-class matches for South Australia. He made his debut for the Redbacks seven months ago. Vergano said Lyon’s selection was a welcome surprise. ‘‘Nathan’s is a great story, that you don’t have to be identified at 13 or 14 and go through the usual pathway,’’ he said. ‘‘He came here from Young, worked hard on both his cricket and his trade (curating), and his selection is just reward for an outstanding young man. ‘‘We are looking forward to having an ACT offspinner bowling with an ACT wicketkeeper (Brad Haddin) behind the stumps.’’
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IN BRIEF .......................................... CHARITY BOOK FAIR ON AGAIN BOOKWORMS are being encouraged to visit the August Charity Bookfair on this weekend in Queanbeyan. It will be held at the Community Centre on Crawford Street opposite Queanbeyan Council Chambers on Friday from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Proceeds of sales will be donated to the Queanbeyan Meals on Wheels program.
SUSTAINABILITY POLICY ADOPTED QUEANBEYAN City Council has adopted its first sustainability policy for council operations at its meeting on Wednesday, July 27. In early 2011 council created an internal sustainability working group (Smarter Action Squad) to provide input into the development of this policy. The policy specifically looks at how council will conduct its own operations in terms of environmentally sustainable operations. Council acknowledges it has a responsibility and key role to play in promoting and implementing sustainable development (operations and practices). Council will lead the region by example in sustainable practices including water and energy use, waste and fleet management, pollution control, environmental compliance and parks management.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THE Heart Foundation is looking for big-hearted volunteers from Queanbeyan to take part in the annual doorknock appeal this September. “As a charity, we rely on volunteers and public donations to carry out our lifesaving work,” Heart Foundation CEO NSW Tony Thirlwell said. More than 118,000 volunteers are currently being recruited with the aim to raise $5 million nationally, to help the fight against heart disease, the number one killer of Australian men and women. “This year our aim is to raise $5 million to fund critical research and community projects to improve awareness, prevention and treatment of heart disease, which kills one Australian every 23 minutes.” If you would like to volunteer in your area, contact the Heart Foundation Doorknock Hotline on 1800 552 255 or register online at www.heartfoundation.org.au/ doorknock
ACT chief minister Katy Gallagher and Queanbeyan mayor Tim Overall had their first official meeting last Thursday.
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Cross-border meeting Mayor attends first formal meeting with the new Chief Minister Meredith Clisby By ..................................................... QUEANBEYAN mayor Tim Overall has described his first meeting with new ACT Chief Minister as a positive and constructive experience. Cr Overall met Chief Minister Katy Gallagher last Thursday in what was the first time the two leaders have formally met since outgoing leader Jon Stanhope stood down earlier this year. He said items high on the agenda included the need for Canberra Avenue bus lanes to continue into Queanbeyan and the city’s upgrade of sewerage treatment works. Also discussed was the proposed ring road in Queanbeyan and the fact
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the city’s 175th birthday will coincide with Canberra’s centenary. Cr Overall said this had been the first time in about 12 months he had met an ACT chief minister. This he put down to previously made commitments of the then chief minister Jon Stanhope and the aftermath of his resignation. He said high on the council’s wish list had been the need for priority bus lanes to help alleviate the peak-hour traffic congestion. The 2010-11 ACT Budget included $8.2 million for bus lanes to be established from Fyshwick to Hume Circle. The ACT Government has now
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then. Ms Gallagher said working cooperatively on projects affecting both communities remained a high priority for the Government. The cross border meetings were established in 2008 as a way of discussing issues affecting both regions. Cr Overall said the initiative would continue to be beneficial under the new chief minister. “It’s an opportunity to put the items on the table, and certainly Katy Gallagher as a chief minister is a very pragmatic person,’’ he said. ‘‘We had open and frank discussion.”
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“What is clear and what is known is the Canberra Airport is not subject to ACT planning legislation and the airport has shown in the past little regard for NSW planning legislation,” Cr Overall said. He said it could also be possible that the airport’s continued retail/commercial expansion will affect Canberra as well. However, the president of the Queanbeyan Business Council, Jamie Cregan, said the expansion will only have a short-term effect on the local retailers. “I believe it will have an initial effect that will be reduced over time,” he said. “I don’t think that there’s any need to panic.” Mr Cregan said he thought Queanbeyan shoppers would think before they spent their money and would choose local over travelling across the border.
He said the Buy in Queanbeyan campaign, to be launched in October, would point out the benefits of shopping in the city. “Really it’s just looking to promote business as a whole in Queanbeyan rather than a focus on certain industries,” Mr Cregan said. A Canberra Airport spokeswoman said any development had complied with the Airports Act and various agencies had been briefed on their proposals. “We don’t believe that there will be an impact on Queanbeyan, and indeed we understand that there are current proposals for major retailers to move into the Queanbeyan region,” she said. “Notwithstanding that this latest complaint from Queanbeyan City Council appears to have been made in the context of the South Tralee dispute, we are more than happy to discuss any airport development with Queanbeyan City Council and answer any queries they may have.”
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Slow down in Woden Town Centre By Peter Reynolds ....................................................... IN a bid to make the Woden Town Centre more pedestrian and cycle friendly, a new 40km/h speed limit has been introduced. The new speed limit will be in place for the next six months as part of a trial that could be spread to other town and group centres in Canberra. The trial will run from August 2011 to January 2012 and operate on a full time basis. The section of Woden to be affected is bounded by Hindmarsh Drive, Callam Street, Melrose Drive and
Trial 40km/h speed limit in place for six months Matilda Street. “The safety of pedestrians and all road users is important and this six month trial will provide the Government with a snapshot of how the 40km/h speed limit can better protect Canberrans in town centres,” Territory and Municipal Services minister Simon Corbell said. “Research indicated that the introduction of a 40km/h speed zone can significantly reduce the risk of death for vulnerable road users. “For example, a 10km/h decrease in
speed can reduce the risk of death for pedestrians and cyclists by over 50 per cent.” Traffic calming measures such as speed humps will be installed as part of the trial and signage will be erected to alert people to changed traffic conditions. The trial of 40km/h speed zones was part of the Parliamentary Agreement between the Labor and Greens parties. Greens TAMS spokeswoman Caro-
line Le Couteur said she was hopeful the new speed limits would be adopted full-time once the trial was completed. “I think most people won’t even notice the difference as most people don’t go that fast in the town centres,” she said. “Hopefully this will stop the small number of people who do speed around the town centre and make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists, and encourage this type of travel to the town centre.”
Ms Le Couteur said she would like to see the trial expanded into all town and group centres, as well as aged care centres, preschools and child care centres. Woden Valley Community Council chair Dr Jenny Stewart said the council wasn’t opposed to the trial but thought there was more pressing issues for the area. “We’re not against the 40km/h trial, it’s just not on our list of priorities at the moment,” she said. “We’d much rather see some proper infrastructure planning for the town centre than a slower speed zone trial.”
Improved bus services for successful park and ride From Page 1 Local business owner Nick Tsoulias has been the major driving force behind the establishment of a park and ride in Calwell and said he was elated with the Government’s decision. “We are lucky to have a park and ride here, the Government has budget constraints on the amount of infrastructure it can invest in,” he said. “The community really embraced the park and ride concept and developed its own plan for the facility here and has assisted the Government in the past nine months we’ve been pushing for this.
“The schools, businesses and community associations all got behind the project and all played a part in getting the park and ride here. “This type of co-operation is important if you want to achieve something.” Mr Tsoulias said he was keen to see the park and ride located on a vacant block next to the Ambulance Station on Johnson Drive. He said if the facility was to be successful, improved bus services had to be implemented, and was hopeful a Redex route taking in Conder and Calwell and then the Monaro Highway could be developed.
Luc Lombardo is hopeful the pitch and putt course in Phillip can be retained. Local business owner Nick Tsoulias is pleased Calwell is getting a park Picture: Elesa Lee and ride facility.
Youth forced to give bike to thief WITNESSES are being sought by police after a youth was robbed of his bicycle while cycling in Isabella Plains on Saturday afternoon (July 30). At around 3.30pm the 15-year-old victim was riding his bicycle along Ellerston Avenue in Isabella Plains when he was approached by a teenager near the Groveland Crescent intersection. The offender grabbed the handle bars of the victim’s bicycle pulling them away from the victim. The offender told the victim to get off the bicycle to which the victim complied. The offender then rode off on the victim’s bicycle along Ellerston Avenue, towards Monash. The victim’s bicycle is described as
having white handle bars, purple rims and white forks. The offender is described as a teenager with short brown hair. He was wearing a brown coloured hooded jumper and grey coloured pants. A dark grey Commodore with three occupants came to the assistance of the victim but left the scene before police could speak to them. Police urge the occupants of the grey Commodore or any other person who may have witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au Information can be provided anonymously.
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Future of pitch and putt in the balance A MEETING will be held next week to discuss the future of the pitch and putt course in Phillip. The Canberra Southern Cross Club, which owns the course, has submitted a development application with the ACT Government that would change the lease conditions for the land. The changed conditions would allow for a possible redevelopment of the course to include other recreational and commercial premises. The application has drawn criticism from the Southern Cross Club
Pitch and Putt Club, the Woden Valley Community Council and the wider community. Almost 100 submissions against the proposal were lodged with ACTPLA while it was on public exhibition, and a petition in opposition to the proposal with 1469 signatures has been tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly. Planning minister Simon Corbell has called-in the application, but has not made a decision on it either way, or said if he will hand it back to ACTPLA to decide. Southern Cross Pitch and Putt Club chairman Luc Lombardo urged
concerned residents to attend next Wednesday’s meeting. “The meeting is being held to help stop the potential loss of this wonderful public amenity to the Canberra community,” he said. “Resolutions will be put to oppose any change to the current sole purpose lease, which is protecting a par 3 golf course comprising 18 holes and associated facilities from redevelopment.” The public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 11 at 7.30pm in the Aegean room of the Hellenic Club.
Search on for anonymous fraud source ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Team has concluded a complex and detailed investigation over an eight-month period into the alleged defrauding of the Catholic Education Office in Canberra. As a result of the investigation police have summonsed a 50-year-old Calwell man to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court to answer more than 130 fraud-related charges. A Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act restraining order has already been issued for a Calwell residence and funds currently held in a bank account. Police will allege that the fraudulent
activity commenced in 2004 and was discovered due to an anonymous letter being sent to the Catholic Education Office in late 2010. It will also be alleged that more than $1.2 million has been embezzled from the organisation through the use of fictitious identities and deceptive financial practices. During its lengthy investigation, the ACT Policing Fraud Team executed a series of search warrants to establish the criminal conduct and movement of the funds. Investigators were required to seek assistance from financial institutions
located overseas as police will allege that part of the funds are no longer held in Australia. ACT Policing is strongly urging the author of an anonymous letter to the Catholic Education Office to identify themselves to police. The person can contact police through CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000, via the Crime Stoppers website (www.act.crimestoppers.com .au), or via Police Operations on 131 444. The matter will be heard during a special sitting in the ACT Magistrates Court on August 10, 2011.
Published on Aug 1, 2011