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Ask RiotACT: solicitor recommendation (winding up family trust)

By 6 February 2016
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Hi all, I'm looking for a solicitor who is able to do the work involved in the winding up of a family trust. Does anyone know of one who is reliable and doesn't charge the ...

Planning an Elopement: making the decision

By 6 February 2016
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On top of my already busy schedule -- full time pencil pusher, part time writer for the RiotACT and new business owner -- I am also currently organising my wedding for June this ...

Ask RiotACT: Road rules & riding to school

By 5 February 2016 3
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Children who walk or ride to school should know the road rules that apply when they cross a road. They should also know to what extent they can trust drivers to act according t...

Garage Sales on this weekend (5-7 February 2016)

By 5 February 2016
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

Uniforms a smart move for our schoolchildren

By 5 February 2016 3
School uniform

The audible collective sigh has drifted away upon summer’s hot winds as parents return to the normality of having their children back at school. Certainly the bank account...

Teen to face court over hoax call to school in Calwell

By 4 February 2016
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A teenager will face the ACT Children’s Court following a threatening phone call made to Calwell High School yesterday. Around 1pm yesterday, a staff member at Calwell Hig...

Six things to do in Canberra this weekend (5-7 February)

By 4 February 2016 2
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With summer rapidly disappearing, it’s best to take the opportunity to be outdoors in the warm sun while you have the chance. This weekend, we recommend the Summerside Festival, ...

‘Legal rape’ advocate targets Canberra

By 4 February 2016 10
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Pick-up artist and misogynist Daryush Valizadeh, founder of the organisation/publication Return of Kings has announced a trip to Australia to stage 'tribal meetings' in Sydney,...

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Ask RiotACT: tree roots and my paved driveway. Help!

By 1 December 2015
Ask RiotACT

Hi there, this is my first post on here.  I have a lovely big tree at the front of my property (I want to keep the tree), however, the roots are lifting up my paved driveway....

Schoolies week, did you go?

By 1 December 2015 4
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The words 'Schoolies Week' makes a lot of people shudder and cringe, unless of course you're a high school graduate to-be with a Schoolies trip to the Gold Coast planned. I hav...

Five to try: Spice up your work Christmas party

By 1 December 2015
Photo credit: @megan_sparke

It’s that time of year again and I know what you’re thinking – how is it almost Christmas already? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had that conversation with people ...

Best of Canberra – swimming pools

By 1 December 2015 6
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Okay Canberra, apparently Summer is here. November may not have felt like it was leading up to it, but it’s true. December has arrived and it’s bound to get hot soon enough...

Homicide team calls for dashcam clues in Carville murder case

By 30 November 2015
Detective Sergeant Donna Parsons and Detective Senior Constable Yoran Wolfkamp

ACT Policing homicide detectives have interviewed the owner of a vehicle interest in relation to the murder of Evatt man Andrew Carville and say they can’t rule him out as a ...

Dickson neighbour's 000 call saves pair from food fire

By 30 November 2015
Karuah Street, Dickson

A Dickson resident may have saved the lives of two sleeping neighbours after ACT Fire & Rescue responded to their call to triple zero this afternoon. Firefighters forcibly e...

Firies put out sewage plant fire at Lower Molonglo centre

By 30 November 2015 7
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Firefighters have extinguished a small fire this morning at the Lower Molonglo sewage treatment plant. The Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre is the main treatment ...

Ask RiotACT: High "M" class soil in building contracts?

By 30 November 2015 6
Ask RiotACT

Has anyone building in Canberra been caught by a clause in their building contract that only covers foundations for "S" or Low "M" Class soil and then are informed their block ...

Best of Canberra craft-off – creative markets

By 30 November 2015 2
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Going to the markets is so exciting! It’s not something that I tended to venture out for but now that I’ve started I’m going to find it very hard to stop. I seem to ha...

Pastel Exhibition

By 30 November 2015
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Amanda McLean, one of the region's best loved pastel artist, is having her final 2015 exhibition at Robyn Rowe Chocolates. Opening this weekend, the exhibition provides an oppo...

Police investigate fatal collision in Royalla

By 28 November 2015
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ACT Policing are investigating a three-vehicle collision in Royalla this afternoon (Saturday 28 November) in which a motorcyclist has died. About 5.20pm, police received a r...

Ask RiotACT: Stinky hedge

By 28 November 2015 25
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Does anyone else notice that the flowers of this hedge stink? If so, why is there so much of it in Canberra?...

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