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Belconnen woman, 19, to face court over car and petrol theft

By 1 June 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

ACT Policing has arrested a 19-year-old woman from Belconnen who will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning following four incidents of theft. It is alleged the woma...

Arsonists, vandals strike parks adding to $120K bill

By 1 June 2016 1
John Knight Park playground equipment

Vandals and arsonists have wreaked a trail of havoc in Tuggeranong, Gungahlin and Belconnen playgrounds and public toilets in recent weeks, contributing to the ACT’s annual v...

Ask RiotACT: Asbestos removal companies in Canberra

By 1 June 2016
Ask RiotACT

Hi All. There's an old thread from 2007 - I'm looking for recommendations these days for removal of bonded asbestos? Primarily concerned about safety. Cheers....

Patterns that lead to domestic violence

By 31 May 2016 9
The Jacka residence in which the boy was killed in February.

The ACT Government has released three reports upon domestic and family violence. They are comprehensive complex documents which highlight the need for much greater cooperation...

First frost reminds us winter is coming … tomorrow

By 31 May 2016 7
Frosty windscreen

Happy winter’s eve, everyone. It’s time to pull out the jug of warm water and the ice scraper, the first frost is here – the first in our suburb, anyway. Canberra tem...

Public help identify drink driver

By 30 May 2016
Police wrap

Police will summons a 32-year-old Palmerston woman after she was caught drink-driving on Sunday. A number of reports were received about a silver Mazda sedan being driven er...

More doctors, nurses for TCH emergency department

By 30 May 2016 9
The Canberra Hospital

The emergency department at The Canberra Hospital will gain an extra 39 staff in 2016-17 and a further 15 workers by the end of the 2019-20 financial year as part of a $29 mill...

Ngunnawal woman dies in driveway accident, police investigating

By 30 May 2016
Police wrap

A police investigation is underway into the death of a 44-year-old woman on Saturday after she was struck by her own vehicle in the driveway of her Ngunnawal home. ACT Polic...

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Remains those of missing man Tahadesse Kahsai: police

By 4 April 2016
Tahadesse Kahsai

ACT Policing has confirmed that human remains found in Bruce on Saturday  are those of missing 61-year-old man Tahadesse Kahsai. The circumstances of the death are being in...

Crowdfunding effort to fight for safety improvements to the Barton Highway

By 4 April 2016 4
Barton Highway

Help make safety improvements to the Barton Highway an election issue! The next Federal election is due very soon.  The Barton Highway is now in a marginal seat.We need to ...

Whisky Straits hosts April Blues Jam

By 4 April 2016
Whisky Straits

Whisky Straits is yet another band which grew out of the Canberra Blues Society. Back when the monthly jam sessions were held at the Statesman Hotel in Curtin, Owen Cooper (...

Friday Night Live - Phil Emmanuel

By 4 April 2016
Phil Emmanuel

Phil Emmanuel is known as Australia’s Greatest Electric Guitar Player and has a resume of amazing performances with musical legends from Jazz – James Morrison, Don Burrows...

Working Canberrans can't afford to lose penalty rates

By 4 April 2016 3
Retail worker

A cut to penalty rates is a reduction in wages that working Canberrans can’t afford and don’t deserve. I hope you enjoyed your break over the expanded Easter public holi...

Ask RiotACT: Buying new car interstate

By 4 April 2016 15
Ask RiotACT

I am new to buying cars and I have read some articles from RiotACT dating back to 2011 about not buying new cars in Canberra due to: The overpricing issue compare to Sydney...

Lyneham man in court over 15 offences after car rolls on Commonwealth Ave

By 4 April 2016
Stolen items

A 26-year-old Lyneham man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with 15 offences relating to burglary, theft, traffic and property. Police caught the...

Being an innovator (Part 2: Doing)

By 4 April 2016 1

Process. A way of thinking is the core that underpins great innovation, but the active part of that process is just as important. The way any idea travels from conception to re...

Creative Cookery: Tarragon egg salad sandwiches

By 4 April 2016 1

I’ve made this little beauty years ago for the specialty coffee championship in Canberra for my fellow coffee judges refreshment. It is very mild and pleasant on the pallet w...

Call for fair reporting on recent bombings

By 4 April 2016 75

A couple of friends of mine featured in a Canberra Times article on Tuesday last week, about the bombings in Lahore on Sunday evening. Mohammed Ali is a Pakistani ex-pat who’...

Queanbeyan motorcyclist dies in coast crash

By 4 April 2016

A 48-year-old Queanbeyan man died in a single vehicle motorcycle accident on the Kings Highway, 5km west of Batemans Bay yesterday afternoon. Witnesses told police the motor...

Ask RiotACT: Feijoas in Canberra?

By 3 April 2016 14
Ask RiotACT

For those of you who know what this delicious and tangy yet sweet fruit is all about, do you know if they're easy to come by in Canberra? If anyone had the foresight to pla...

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