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Giant crack under pressure. Images of Canberra

By 17 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Local band Fun Machine have sent in this photo from the football at Manuka today with the note:
Giant crack under pressure
We can only hope the semi-local team recompose themselves.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .
And to pre-empt the outrage. Here’s a poll for you:

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Gotcha! Black swans and Images of Canberra

By 17 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

I snapped these two black swans in Commonwealth Park yesterday while waiting for he artillery battery to open up.
(Incidentally with the way their population is booming we’re going to need a difficult conversation about it sometime soon)
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Skyfire practice down by the lake. Squirrel helicopters and cannon

By 16 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

As promised the Navy’s Squirrel helicopters were putting on a show over Lake Burley Griffin this afternoon to get themselves ready for the big show tomorrow night for Skyfire.
And then the Army fire their cannons and marched around a bit.
At half an hour it was a much longer display than we usually get with these [...]

Balloon Fiesta photos!

By 15 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Readers have been sending in their photos from the Balloon Fiesta.
Above we have a stunner from Jawm.

This one’s from Mr Padoof.

Anthony Caffery has sent in this panorama which gets the Beaver nicely:

If you’ve got more send them in to images@the-riotact.com .
Here’s the full slideshow:

Send in your autumnal pictures

By 14 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Loathe as I am to admit Summer has passed us by it’s time to face the facts.
And so as the leaves change colours we’d like you to send in pictures of them to images@the-riotact.com .
Thanks to Brian for this one.

So what is the collective noun for Segways?

By 14 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Basketcase has sent in this picture of the increasingly numerous Segways on the sourthern shore of Lake Burley Griffin’s central basin.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .

And they just think they can park anywhere! Images of Canberra

By 13 March 2012

An image I took last week of some scofflaw tradesman in Civic, flagrantly parking illegally.
What’s really maddening is the motorcycle which was booked this morning, parked on the paving in the background of this image.
They would have been OK on the grass I presume.

Point Hut Sunset. Images of Canberra

By 13 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Dannybear has sent in this great shot of sunset at Point Hut Crossing.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .

Gang Gang. Images of Canberra

By 8 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Brian has sent in this charming photo of the normally secretive Gang Gang Cockatoo.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .

Sometimes it just needs a milk crate

By 8 March 2012

As seen in Civic this morning.

Queanbeyan, where white Commodores go to die? Images of Canberra

By 7 March 2012

This has been on the Queanbeyan side of the Norse road bridge for some time.
Obviously, its where the dreaded white commodores go to die.
[Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .]

Marked Tree Road. Images of Canberra

By 7 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Rich sent in this beautiful picture in yesterday from Marked Tree Road.
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Lake George Filling. Images of Canberra

By 6 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Rich took this great picture of Lake George filling up on his phone and sent it in.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .
UPDATE 06/03/12 10:40: Ben_Dover has sent in this pano:

An end to the madness. And the full flood slideshow

By 4 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

The Bureau of Meteorology has advised the ACTSES that the rain band that has been affecting the ACT weather over the past six days has finally moved away.
The outlook for the remainder of today and tomorrow is for fine and dry weather.
There may be some shower activity on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, this though is [...]

Majura Avenue gets a fountain

By 4 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

As if we needed more water Stephen has sent in this picture of a water main burst on Majura Avenue.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .

Phonetic spelling with an ocker accent on Corin Dam road

By 3 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

One of our spies has sent in this intriguing roadside signage on Corin Dam road.
I’m sure it looked fine as an automated message.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Send it through to images@the-riotact.com .

Molonglo Reach bike path gone. How long for Morshead Drive?

By 3 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Back in 2010 we were a little alarmed by the cracking of the bike path along Molonglo Reach.
Today Josh has sent in what the recent rains have wrought there.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .
[Thanks for JC catching me up with the correct name [...]

Enlighten pictures 2012

By 3 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Jawm has sent in a magnificent set of pictures from Enlighten.
If you manage to get some too send them in to images@the-riotact.com .

Flood pictures March 2012

By 1 March 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Well the waters do indeed seem to be rising.
So if you see something interesting take a picture and send it in to images@the-riotact.com .
So far Actew’s Mark Sullivan has tweeted this picture of the old Cotter Dam wall disappearing beneath the flow:

John Lafftery has sent in these of Smiths Road Bridge in Tharwa:

Qbngeek took [...]

Scrivener opens. Images of Canberra

By 29 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Jawm has sent in some great shots of Scrivener Dam dumping out the recent rainfall from Lake Burley Griffin.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .

The arboretum in full colour. Images of Canberra

By 28 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Maureen has sent in this picture of the Jon Stanhope memorial arboretum with just the subersive note:
Arboretum in full colour.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .

Keizo Ushio’s cookie cutter fired up on Northbourne. New public art

By 28 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Adamthebastard has captured the latest public art to have the plastic sheets removed around Civic.
On the intersection of London Circuit and Northbourne Avenue there now stands Keizo Ushio’s “dream lens for the future”, which seems to be falling into the dreary sub-type of Canberra public art I like to think of as “circles placed square [...]

Sunrise over Parliament House. Images of Canberra

By 27 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Ian H has sent in this marvellous panorama shot taken on Sunday morning of a heliotrope sunrise over Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to images@the-riotact.com .

Standoff at the show. Images of Canberra

By 25 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Jawm has sent in this cracking photo from the sheep trials at the show.
George the Kelpie of Few Accomplishments is avoiding my eye at the moment.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .

Forde gets a TV dump too!

By 25 February 2012

RB78 has brought the happy news that Gungahlin is not being left behind by West Belconnen in the race to establish free tv dumping grounds.
Hi Guys,
Looks like Gungahlin has a newer TV dump than West Belconnen – saw this on Amy Ackman Street in Forde today. (reminded me of this thread)
Got an image [...]

Mist at Shepherds Lookout this morning. Images of Canberra

By 23 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Ben_Dover has sent in this lovely panorama of the fog at Shepherds Lookout this morning.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com .

Geoff from Lushpup sweeps the photography pool at the Show

By 23 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

The Royal Canberra Show is on this weekend and our frequent photo contributor Geoffrey Dunn has the word that he’s won all four categories for photographs in the Canberra Show Art Prize.
Follow the link to see all his winning entries.
Proof, as if it was needed, that RiotACT paid subscribers are more talented than those who [...]

The fish in the fountain

By 22 February 2012

Came across an interesting site on a walk around Lake Burley Griffin. The Memorial near the fountain had a rather large fish in it!
My guess is that a fisherman may have caught it and threw it in there as I dont see any other way it could have found its way in there!
[ED - [...]

Double Rainbow over Parkes Way. Images of Canberra

By 21 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Kazza the Blank One has sent in this gem with the following note:
Taken last friday night after the heaviest of the rain (it was still raining, hence the crappy iPhone pics instead of being taken on a real camera)
6 pics, stitched with “Autostitch” on the phone
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Sunset reflections. Images of Canberra

By 20 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Martyo has been out taking a fresh look at Canberra around sunset and has sent in the fruits of his labours for you to enjoy.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com.

Climbing on Gibraltar Peak

By 20 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Hi Rioters, I went to Gibraltar Peak today with a buddy of mine and saw a couple of guys not satisfied with the view and had to climb just that little bit higher.
For those who don’t know, it is the big bunch of rocks overlooking Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Birrigai.
Access is from Corin Road [...]

18 Feb storm pix. Image of Canberra

By 19 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Something very close to a supercell thunderstorm rolled right over Canberra yesterday afternoon.
Nick took the pic above but we’ve had more from other readers of the magnificent skies this tight weather system produced.
Send yours in to images@the-riotact.com
Here’s the slideshow:

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