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Tour de Stroke starts in Fyshwick

By 9 October 2015
Josh Goyne - Stroke Awareness Ride - Tour de Stroke

Josh Goyne, 17, sets out from Fyshwick tomorrow on a 2,200 kilometre ride with the aim of raising money for stroke support and assistance. Seven years ago, Josh’s grandfat...

Ask RiotACT: Best Sports Lawyer

By 9 October 2015 3
Ask RiotACT

Can anyone tell me the contact details for the best sports lawyer in Canberra please?...

A Look around Canberra: Barton

By 9 October 2015
A Look Around Canberra: Barton

The suburb of Barton in Canberra's inner south has one of the smallest suburb populations, if not the smallest, in Canberra. However, according to ABS data, Barton was once the...

Five garage sales to visit this weekend (10 and 11 October)

By 9 October 2015
allclassifieds canberra garage sale banner

The early bird gets the worm, as they say, and this weekend you’ll want to be that early bird. Rise and shine on Saturday to grab a bargain with a broad selection of garage s...

15 things to do in Canberra this weekend (10 and 11 October 2015)

By 8 October 2015 1

There is so much on this weekend we had to make some tough calls to put this list together. You could spend a day of beautiful garden wandering at The Tuliptop Gardens Festival...

Our first look: Boffins Restaurant new menu

By 8 October 2015 2
Boffins Restaurant: Piano

With all the hype and commotion about all the new cafes and restaurants opening around Canberra, it's easy to forget about the original establishments that have stood the test of t...

Ask RiotACT: Sourcing a pinata

By 8 October 2015 2
Ask RiotACT

My dear hive mind of rioters, My little astromonkey is having a birthday party this Sunday [11/10] and now desperately wants a pinata.  I've seen a few places do on-line sa...

Beer Week returns to Canberra this November

By 8 October 2015 2
Beer Day Out 2014

Canberra Beer Week was launched last night at Bentspoke Brewery in Braddon. The week-long celebration of beer will take place form 5 – 11 November. Representing the ACT Go...

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Pickin’, pluckin’, bendin’ and groovin’: how to play the blues on you

By 18 August 2015

This two-hour workshop will provide the participant with the tools and knowledge to take their blues guitar playing to the next level. The workshop will be a relaxed, informal discussion of blues music and guitar playing and will cover the following topics: Chords, scales, chord progressions ...

Canberra op shop guide - Winter colour blocking

By 18 August 2015

Winter is often a time when people cocoon themselves in layers of black and grey knitwear and coats, but just because it’s cold doesn’t mean we have to be boring! Today ...

Canberra cafe haikus - trust me, they're a thing

By 18 August 2015 9
mr morris canberra cafe haiku

I love seeing original, creative ideas - particularly when they're local. I was alerted to an instagram account recently, @canberracafehaiku. The name pretty much sums it up...

Best of Canberra taste off - Hole-in-the-wall cafe

By 18 August 2015 3
Nookie 1

Last week we put the call out for Canberra’s best hole-in-the-wall cafe and votes came in for a few places around town. An honourable mention should go out to Kindle Cafe, which...

Tailored Accounts wins Australian Business Award for Enterprise

By 17 August 2015
harry hoang tailored accounts

Canberra bookkeeping and back office accounting firm Tailored Accounts has won the 2015 Australian Business Award for Enterprise. The award recognises organisations that hav...

Canberra Academy of Chess junior chess clubs 2015

By 17 August 2015
kids playing chess

The Canberra Academy of Chess runs junior chess clubs in Woden and Belconnen, as an opportunity for students to further their knowledge in chess and participate in tournament...

Good accountants in Canberra?

By 17 August 2015 4
Ask Riot

I'm looking for an accountant in Canberra who is good with Xero and patient with very small business owners. Any suggestions? My tax returns aren't super complicated, but in...

2015 Kenneth Myer Lecture: Professor Mick Dodson AM

By 17 August 2015

Professor Mick Dodson AM delivers the 2015 Kenneth Myer lecture on a topic close to his heart. Drawing on his years of community and government engagement, Mick Dodson will offer...

The skinny on fat - we're the biggest losers

By 17 August 2015 60
fat man measuring tape

In Canberra, just over 50 per cent of us are overweight and 20 per cent of us are obese. The prevalence of obesity is now so high that the ACT Government has set up an obesity...

Simon Corbell - a humble visionary

By 17 August 2015 26
Simon Corbell via Facebook

I had 30 years in the public sector and 15 years in the parliamentary sector and am occasionally given cause to reflect on some of the characters I met in those days. With S...

How much you need to earn to buy property in Canberra

By 17 August 2015 32

If you want to buy the median-priced home in Canberra’s most expensive suburb for 2014, you’ll need an annual salary of $116,500. (The suburb is Griffith, and the media...

Lone Wolf Promotions presents Blues Preachers

By 16 August 2015
The Rocks1

The Blues Preachers – Brother John on guitar, banjo and vocals, and Captain Bluetongue on harmonica, mountain dulcimer and vocals – will take you to another place and time,...

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