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Ikea has started building

BE still the beating hearts of the flat pack furniture enthusiasts! Ikea has tweeted that the long awaited construction of their Canberra store has begun. The building has started #CBR #Canberra #families Opening late 2015 — IKEA Canberra (@ikea_canberra) November 30, 2014 It won’t be long now until multiple locally owned furniture shops go […]

Pop-up for summer: Sculpture Garden restaurant revived

LAUNCHING what new NGA director Gerard Vaughan called calls “a reformulation of the Sculpture Garden restaurant”, media and gallery staff today joined food mover and shaker Stephanie Alexander for a light lunch that put together food and art. Long hidden behind the Fujiko Nakaya ‘Fog sculpture’ at the NGA, the restaurant is now enlivened by […]

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Canberra City Farm sustainable living exhibit in Turner opens

SHANE Rattenbury has opened the Canberra City Farm sustainable living exhibit in Turner. “The sustainable living exhibit created by Canberra City Farm provides locals with a great demonstration on how they can incorporate environmentally sustainable practices in their own garden, whether they have a big backyard or small courtyard,” Mr Rattenbury said. “The exhibit features […]

Open Garden / Tropical rainforest to glow at twilight

AMONG palms, twinkling lights and art sculptures, landscapers Terry and Mia Fox’s garden is a place to meander past bubbling ponds, ferns and maples, traverse the rainforest boardwalk and enjoy views over Bruce Ridge nature reserve and Black Mountain. The front garden is formal and neat, with repeated plantings of structural hedges and driveway beds, […]


Gungahlin’s Bunnings is going up

BUNNINGS have announced the development of a new Bunnings Warehouse in Gungahlin. Development of the new $59 million Bunnings Warehouse Gungahlin is currently on schedule. Construction has recently commenced with ADCO Constructions appointed as the builder. Approximately 180 jobs are expected to be created in the local community following the opening of the Warehouse, offering […]