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Have you seen this gorgeous fella?

By 25 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

This in via Facebook:
Attention anyone in Oxley, Kambah, Tuggeranong ish region!!! Please please please If you have seen or found a black and tan, Kelpie x Labrador, responds to Indiee, very friendly with people and other dogs, only turned 20weeks old today! :’(

Brian Schmidt Public Lecture: Exploring the last frontier

By 25 February 2013

[ 5 March 2013 at 5:30 pm; ] Over the past 60 years Australia has played a leading role in humanity’s exploration of the Cosmos. From the establishment of radio astronomy, to the observations that underpin the standard model of the Universe, Australia has contributed using innovative instruments that incorporate world-leading technology.

Brian will describe Australia’s role in helping establishing our view of the [...]

Chicken Processing near Canberra?

By 24 February 2013

Does anyone know if there is an abattoir near Canberra where I could have my chickens processed so they could legally be sold?
Cheers.

Norths Rugby 75 years strong in 2013. Any plans?

By 24 February 2013

Norths rugby celebrates its 75th birthday this year.
I know the juniors have commemorated this year with a free t-shirt for all registered junior players (while stocks last).  I am unaware of any other commemoration activity planned for this year. I know at least one old boy who is waiting to crack his bottle of the [...]

Has anyone found a camera that was lost at Tropfest in Canberra?

By 23 February 2013

Hello,
A bunch of us University of Canberra students went to Tropfest in Canberra and a friend of mine lost her camera while we were there. If anyone found a camera or has any information that could help me locate it, I would be very grateful. It really means the world to her. I’m [...]

Hula-Hoop Classes kicking off at Warehouse

By 22 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

Jasmine Leong would like to invite all of you to come and hoop your hoops in a hoops fashion with her at Warehouse Circus.
**Hoop Group**
Hey, Hoop Lovers! Want to learn some skills and drills while rocking out to cheery tunes?
It doesn’t matter if its been 10 years, or 10 minutes since you last picked up [...]

International Womens Day forum

By 22 February 2013

[ 6 March 2013 at 6:00 pm; ]

This just in:

To mark International Women’s Day, please join us to celebrate compelling contributions and achievements through the stories and experiences of three Canberra based women, Melissa Clarke, Louise Hamby and Fran Raymond.

Paradigm Shifts provides a unique opportunity to hear from three inspiring females in the ACT, nationally recognised in their own professions and [...]

Buying a car from interstatw

By 22 February 2013

Hello everyone, I want to buy a car from NSW (Sydney to be exact). I was just wondering how different it is than just buying one from the ACT. Do I just transfer the rego?
Cheers

Zed ‘Push polling’?

By 20 February 2013

I just got an automated call from a company I’ve never heard of. They are doing a poll on people’s intentions for the next federal election.
By the sounds of it (“What is your personal opinion of Zed Seselja”), Zed’s team was paying for it.
Not really ‘Push polling’, but still pretty lame.
Is Zed that desperate? [...]

Any recommended bathroom renovators?

By 20 February 2013

Any suggestions who to choose for bathroom renos?

The Ainslie S***ter?

By 20 February 2013

Has anyone heard of the Ainslie S***ter?
Someone I know who lives there told me about a guerrilla defecator who has been taking random dumps on front lawns near her house.
They know its human because there is always toilet paper left as well.
Some neighbours resorted to putting up a “please stop s***ting here” sign.
Is [...]

Incompetent road resealing around Canberra

By 20 February 2013

The recent spate of resealing of Canberra’s roads highlights the incompetence of our Government and their cheaply paid contractors.
Gone are the days where they would spend some time and effort properly resealing a section of road – digging it up, laying a proper road-base, then sealing it with a nice mix of asphalt and tar, and finally finishing it [...]

Hellenic issues?

By 19 February 2013

Was just reading the john brennan thread and clicked on the asic link out of interest. When I clicked on the browse option, this came up as one of the first results:

Trading name: Hellenic Trattoria
So is anybody able to provide any further info on if this is the same as the hellenic club (which google seems [...]

Why cyclists enrage car drivers?

By 19 February 2013

Does this explain all of the cyclist angst in the ACT?
It’s not simply because they are annoying, argues Tom Stafford, it’s because they trigger a deep-seated rage within us by breaking the moral order of the road.
[ED - The article neglects the possibility that enraged car drivers are for the most part stupid, unattractive, and [...]

Lost dog in Gungahlin

By 19 February 2013

This one’s doing the rounds on Facebook but we thought we’d lend a hand.

Golf teacher in Canberra / Queanbeyan?

By 19 February 2013

Hi All,
Since nobody has posted any information about Canberra golf tutors I thought it would be good to start a post.
I am just starting golf and wanted to see everybody’s opinion on who in there experience has been a good golf coach in cbr or Qbn?

Telstra Tower

By 19 February 2013

Whats all the fuss about??
I was pleasantly surprised when I took my international guests to the Tower today to show them Canberra from a height. We went up to the viewing gallery and had lunch at the kiosk, the food and coffee we had was fresh and tasty and reasonably priced!
I was there not quite 12 months ago and it looks [...]

Where is my Brian!!?

By 18 February 2013

Hi Riot Act people,
So I used to have my hair styled at a salon in the Canberra Centre (John Brennan Hair) and apparently they have closed down. But I can’t find where my stylist has moved to!
The goss on the grapevine is that the owner of the salon hit hard times after someone slipped and fell in [...]

Map of bus/motorcycle lanes in ACT?

By 18 February 2013

Due to the increased traffic congestion in the mornings, I’ve started using my motorbike to travel to work.
I’m trying to plan the quickest route based on where the bus lanes are (motorcyclists can use them).
Is there a map showing all bus lanes in ACT?

Police profiling in C-town?

By 16 February 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

This afternoon I was on my treadly heading towards the AIS on the bike path when I noticed the north bound traffic on Gunghalin Drive at a virtual standstill. Upon investigating, I discovered that the cops were conducting a sizeable RBT/other drug testing operation a bit further along the road.
As I’ve previously noted here, [...]

Canberra Youth Theatre – Senior Actor Ensemble

By 15 February 2013

Designed for actors who have completed secondary school, Senior Actors Ensemble develops core skills in acting technique, movement, voice, improvisation, script analysis and audition technique. The program provides opportunities to put those skills to practical use, in a myriad of performance settings.

For more info, visit http://cytc.net/workshops/senior-actors-ensemble

Where’s the best wheel alignment place in Canberra?

By 15 February 2013

Hi all,
After a bit of a search, I came up with nothing, so I thought I’d ask the question:
Can anyone point me to, in their opinion the best wheel alignment place in Canberra.  It can be anywhere in Canberra (i’m Gungahlin side).  I’m after a place that will accept lease vehicles and that gives me [...]

Online Interior Design Course in Canberra?

By 15 February 2013

Hello,
Has anyone completed and been satisfied with an online interior design course? Need some recommendations!
I am wanting to complete this part time, for personal interest to begin with.
Thanks, K.

Not Cyclists again! (and boot camps)

By 14 February 2013

Nope! Well. it has been a day without a new cycling related thread!
How about those masses of Boot Camp joggers on the cycle paths!
I like to go for an early morning ride arounds the lake, armed with my hooter and bell of course.
Of late, there have beem teeming masses of [...]

Canberra’s best mechanic?

By 14 February 2013

So I did a search, and much to my surprise, 2012 seemed to show a complete dearth of “best mechanic” questions on Riot Act! (This is likely the cue for a litany of people to start posting links that the search function didn’t reveal…)
Anyway, my car is passed it’s used car warranty.
So have it – [...]

Library planning day 20 February

By 13 February 2013

TAMS are putting the word out that the annual Librarians Jamboree is taking place this 20 February and thus you won’t be darkening their doors that day:
Ms Little said that regular programs, including children’s Story Time and Giggle and Wiggle will also not run on this day, nor will the mobile library and home library [...]

Front Gardens/Yards in the ACT … Appearance

By 12 February 2013

Anyone know the rules/regulations/requirements that apply to the maintenance of front gardens/yards of private properties in the suburbs of Canberra?  Or where to find such?  In our area I have begun to notice an increase in the number of private houses that seem to be using the front areas of the property for either the [...]

Do you want to pay for Zed’s Senate run? [With poll]

By 12 February 2013

It’s a bit of a poser, Zed Seselja intends to draw a front bench Legislative Assembly salary to the last possible moment while running for the Senate (assuming he gets up in the pre-selection).
Should the Canberra community be indulging him in this?

Zed mooching around the Assembly to election day
Sure, why not
He really should [...]

Hockey time!

By 12 February 2013

My children love their hockey, and this weekend sees the start of registrations for the winter season.  It’s a fun sport for the kiddies, and the games are played at either Lyneham or Tuggeranong (for the 13 yo and up) and at Nicholls, Ainslie, Deakin, Chisholm, Queanbeyan and ANU for minkey to u11.
Registration is at [...]

Cars parked in Badimara Street, Waramanga crashed into on Saturday night.

By 11 February 2013

Does anyone know anything about this incident?
It appears someone driving a 4WD, has failed to negotiate these cars, parked against the kerb. The white Barina suffered extensive damage, both rear and front end and had to be towed away.
[Picture courtesy Katie]

Website Design Ripoff. What to do?

By 11 February 2013

I recently decided that my 1980′s website needed upgrading.
I contacted a company and was told I had to pay half up front which I did. I was then emailed the Terms and Conditions which I signed and was then asked for the rest of the money.
Yes, I did pay it, what a fool!! [...]

Soundproofing in the ACT?

By 11 February 2013

hi Rioters,
Does anyone know of a consultant or a company in Canberra that can give advice about retrofitting soundproofing for a residential home?
Finding the source of the problem would be really good (i.e. where in the house the noise is leaking through the most), as would suggesting a range of options rather than one [...]

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