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Ask RiotACT: Watering system / irrigation setup

By 25 June 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi Rioters. I purchased a house about 6 months ago. It has large established gardens. There was an existing watering system and a large underwater tank. I had a plumber com...

Coward punch puts victim in hospital

By 24 June 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking to identify three men over a ‘coward punch’ assault that occurred in Civic in the early hours of Sunday 12 June. At about 3.55am, a male was assaulted...

Update | Rural road closures in ACT

By 24 June 2016
road closed detour

Motorists and other road users are advised of the following rural road closures due to the recent wet weather and snow. Roads and crossings closed: Sunshine Crossing A...

More to do on affordable housing

By 24 June 2016 8

Housing affordability remains a hot topic with most Australians. And rightly so, given the fundamental human right for safe and secure housing. I have previously written abo...

Ask RiotACT: School disco DJ

By 24 June 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi all. I'm trying to find a DJ for my sons 12th Birthday. There is one that has been recommended to me but nobody knows how to contact him. He is "DJ CLIFF". He plays at some ...

Take your dog to work day

By 24 June 2016 8
dog in the office

Today is International Take Your Dog to Work Day when employers are asked to open their doors to pet dogs to promote the benefits of pet ownership and encourage animal adoption...

ANU welcomes collaborative cyber facilty

By 23 June 2016 4

The Australian National University will collaborate with the Australian government on a new facility to help grow Australia’s cyber-security workforce and the so-called STEM...

No monopolies on bigotry in election lead-up

By 23 June 2016 25
Christina Hobbs

“I believe human life begins at conception,” the Liberal Senator said quietly. Zed Seselja’s response was the last in a line of ACT Federal election candidate answers ...

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Can the Greens push beyond Zed?

By 23 June 2016 11
Greens Federal candidates for the ACT with Greens leader Richard di Natale.

Election fever is on a soporific snail trail to double disillusion. Despite all the whingeing or apathy, most voters stick with the two-party trick. The Lib-Nats bore us sil...

Canberra’s karaoke cultures: Where, why and how do we perform?

By 23 June 2016 2

Canberra, like much of the world, is divided into two karaoke cultures: Eastern and Western. The Eastern culture can be found at dedicated karaoke establishments like K Bar ...

Five Fab Fun Female Entrepreneurs help fight homelessness

By 23 June 2016
Five fab women

Five powerhouse Canberra businesswomen, all good friends, have teamed up to support those doing it tough by participating in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. This important event is t...

Green Army participants wanted

By 23 June 2016 2

Join the Green Army! Are you aged between 17 and 24, an Australian citizen or permanent resident and would like to be a part of a team that will make a REAL difference to th...

Top seven things to do around Canberra this weekend (24-26 June)

By 23 June 2016 1

This weekend you can watch the country's best hoofers strut their stuff, have a chuckle listening to some of the finest comic talents to tour the land or show off your knowledg...

Ask RiotACT: Should school bus travel be free?

By 23 June 2016 19
Ask RiotACT

Can someone please enlighten me as to why school bus travel is not free in the ACT? A colleague who resides in Qbn and was born in Sydney informs me she never paid for bus trav...

White Ribbon Ambassadors event

By 22 June 2016 1
white ribbon

Mick Gentleman will tonight (Wednesday) host the White Ribbon ambassador event at the ACT Legislative Assembly. The member for Brindabella said: “I have been working with...

Federal agency for Gungahlin if we win: Seselja

By 22 June 2016 10

A yet-to-be named Federal Government agency will move to the Gungahlin Town Centre if the Turnbull Coalition Government is re-elected, ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja has annou...

Reid man caught with knife, steel post in Dickson after tip-off

By 22 June 2016 7
ACT Magistrates Court

A 25-year-old Reid man who was found with a knife and a steel bar in Dickson will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning on six charges after a member of the public tipped...

Ask RiotACT: Call for mortgage payments to become tax deductible?

By 22 June 2016 29
Ask RiotACT

What do you think would be the impact of a system that allowed personal tax deductions for people who are paying off an owner-occupier mortgage? This idea would: benefit...

Taikoz performs Chi Udaka: A feast for senses

By 22 June 2016

Following its critically acclaimed world premiere at the 2014 Sydney Festival, Taikoz will be touring their cross-cultural masterpiece Chi Udaka nationally, including the Canberra Theatre Centre on July 15th.   A collaboration between Taikoz and the Lingalayam Dance Company, Chi Udaka is ...

Dickson trees declared worth saving

By 22 June 2016 4

Any tree is worth saving. Any group of trees is always worth fighting for. But I also acknowledge that when absolutely necessary any tree can be replaced. Decisions about ou...

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