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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 2
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Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 1

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014
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The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

Man wanted by police; warrant for arrest

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate 27-year-old Sonny Oeti, who they believe is responsible for a number of aggravated robberies earlier this year. ...

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State of the Capital – Weekly Political Wrap 23/10/14

By 23 October 2014
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A suburb in Gough’s honour As Canberrans laid flowers and tributes to the great man on the steps of Old Parliament House where he was so infamously dismissed in 1975, the ...

When Gough and Malcolm rocked the joint…

By 22 October 2014 1
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Discussing Gough Whitlam with a Liberal Pollie a few years back I said “I voted for Gough the first time because it really did seem like time for a change and the right thing...

What are the worst traffic lights in Canberra?

By 22 October 2014 18

By the 'worst', I mean the most frustrating and disruptive, the ones that always seem to be red, no matter from which direction you approach them, and particularly if it's on the more important road of the two at an intersection.  The ones which really get on your wick. My own 'top two' are the ...

Mower repair

By 22 October 2014 7

My daughter needs to have her mower looked at. Her teenage boys have been fiddling with it trying to get it going. It will start but won't keep going. Can anyone recommend someone, maybe a hobbyist, to do a reasonably priced job?...

Elderly man missing; assistance sought

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 80-year-old man, Vernon Pretty. Vernon was last seen this morning about 6.45am when he left his u...

Book Launch: 'Fire in the Afternoon' by John Stokes

By 22 October 2014
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Celebrated poet John Stokes does not shy from the contentious and the harrowing, his verse evokes the plain truth about love, sex and chaos. In a clear, resonant voice Fire in ...

Concrete slab: Normal vs Waffle Pod recommendations

By 22 October 2014 5

Hi All, I am looking to build a house in Canberra, and I was given the option to either go with a waffle pod slab with single glazed windows or a normal slab with double glazed windows to achieve the 6 star rating. Do any of you out there have any suggestions as to which option would be best suitab...

Cyclist collides with car at Ainslie

By 22 October 2014 8

A young cyclist has been injured this morning in n accident involving a car at Ainslie. The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT fire & Rescue were alerted to the incident on Lister Crescent just before 9 o'clock. The nine year old boy has been stablised on scene by intensive care paramedics with sus...

Big improvement in waiting times despite ED's busiest year

By 22 October 2014

Canberra’s emergency departments are facing unprecedented demand according to the latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report (AIHW) into emergency departments across Australia, Chief Minister and Minister for Health Katy Gallagher said today. In 2013-14 Canberra’s emergency depa...

CBRfree public Wi-Fi in full bloom

By 22 October 2014 5

Canberra’s new public Wi-Fi, CBRfree has proved popular at this year’s Floriade with more than 48,000 sessions and nearly 13,000 unique users connecting to the network over the duration of the festival, Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and Minister for Tourism and Events Andrew Barr announced yeste...

Free organic gardening workshop and Community Garden Open Day at Crace

By 22 October 2014
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The Crace Community Garden is throwing open the gates. Gardening enthusiasts can take part in a free organic gardening workshop, or just come along to check out this fantastic ...

Larkham to remain with the Brumbies

By 21 October 2014

Stephen Larkham will not tour with the Wallabies on their Spring Tour of Europe, instead choosing to focus on the Brumbies 2015 campaign. Despite speculation Larkham would tour as an Assistant Coach, his prior commitment to both the Brumbies and the ACT community will see him remain in Canberra ...

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