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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 3
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You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Snow to stick around a little longer for Canberra

By 1 September 2014
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Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over q...

The ANU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition final

By 1 September 2014

An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour and see a snapshot of the amazing research projects that are being conducted on the campus by PhD students. ...

Secretive development of parks

By 1 September 2014

The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But ...

Face-fit release of offender to five robberies

By 1 September 2014
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ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five...

Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 2
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ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

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Fringe Festival producer announced

By 1 September 2014

Local artist Chenoeh Miller will be the producer of the 2015 fringe festival, to be held in conjunction with the National Multicultural Festival, Minister for the Arts Joy Burch said today. Ms Miller was chosen by an independent panel of peers after Ms Burch called for expressions of interest in...

Water leak at Barton building

By 1 September 2014

Firefighters have evacuated approximately 200 workers as a precaution from Pharmacy House, National Circuit and Brisbane Ave, Barton, following a water leak on the top floor. Crews were alerted to the water leak in the Plant Room following an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 1.03pm. The lea...

Commencement of Information Privacy Act

By 1 September 2014

The Information Privacy Act 2014 commenced today, bringing into place a new system for protecting privacy in the ACT. The Act promotes the protection of individual privacy by regulating the handling and management of personal information by ACT public sector agencies. “It requires agencies...

Studio Underground - Canberra Youth Theatre (Review)

By 1 September 2014
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Appropriately enough for a night of secret theatre when I got my ticket I was also given a password that would grant me entrance to the performance: "poke, email, tweet."  So ...

Double pass to see 360 on Wednesday night

By 1 September 2014 10

We've got a double pass to see 360 at the University of Canberra on Wednesday 3rd of September. To enter, tell us the name of his latest album in the comments section below. We'll let the winner know tomorrow morning....

The Shadow of Eastman

By 1 September 2014 4
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The David Eastman saga still casts a long, ugly shadow over the capital. It casts a “shadow” for several reasons, and not necessarily due just to the personality of East...

RiotACT Face Off: Should road rules be the same for motorists and bikes?

By 1 September 2014 11
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For this Face Off, we decided to launch headlong into a long standing topic of local debate. We invited the Executive Director of Pedal Power ACT, John Armstrong and Summernat...

Statement from the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister regarding Mr Kurt

By 31 August 2014

We were very sad to learn this morning that the Australian killed in the terrible bus tragedy in Bolivia is Kurt Steel, media adviser to the ACT Deputy Chief Minister. Kurt was an enormous contributor to the ACT Government, having served as a policy adviser and more recently in a media adviser r...

Riot Weekly Top 5 (30th August 2014)

By 31 August 2014
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This week we have been requested to offer the Top 5 posts for comments along with the Top 5 posts for readership, so here you go. Of most interest to Rioters this week… ...

Queanbeyan Cinema - more red tape

By 30 August 2014 7
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Hi Rioters, Unsure if you've been following the epic drama over the border in Queanbeyan. In a nutshell, we've been clamouring for a cinema for 18 years, and it's come ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: U&Co., Kaleen Shops

By 30 August 2014 3
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Being a Southsider, I haven’t been to Kaleen Shops before but took a step off my well-trodden path, under recommendation of a friend, to visit U&Co. café. I’m prett...

Wheelchair stolen in Dunlop

By 29 August 2014 3

Hi all, Long time lurker, wish I was making a first post in better circumstances. My sons wheelchair was stolen from the boot of our car overnight, and I'm hoping someone may have seen it or have some information which will lead to it's return. We live in Dunlop, very close to the walking/bike...

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