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Vernon Circle lanes closed over weekend for courts project

By 29 July 2016
New law courts complex

Two lanes of Commonwealth Avenue and Vernon Circle will be closed temporarily this weekend as part of the refurbishment of the ACT Law Courts precinct. The lanes will be clo...

Airport team to develop carpark into ACT PS mega-office

By 29 July 2016 4
Stephen Byron

The owners of Canberra Airport are set to become the ACT Government's landlords after winning the tender to build and own a major new office complex for Territory public servan...

Gongs and whistles: Nominate a Canberran now for Australian of the Year

By 29 July 2016 1
Current Australian of the Year David Morrison raising the national flag to mark the start of NAIDOC Week in Civic Square earlier this month. Photo: CHARLOTTE HARPER

It may seem a long time until the next Australia Day awards, but the organisational machine that goes through the process of sorting through nominees, finalists, and finally gr...

Dickson development goes to ACAT appeal

By 28 July 2016

 Following the disappointing actions by the ACT Government to approve what remains a very questionable development application for a major mixed use development on the flagship ...

Fire destroys Kambah house

By 28 July 2016
Firefighter generic

Fire on Thursday destroyed a house in Kambah, with the damage bill initially estimated at $350,000. ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the blaze at the Carleton Street prope...

Burch lauded as CIT Tuggeranong opens

By 28 July 2016
Plaque unveiling

You could be forgiven for thinking the opening of CIT’s new Tuggeranong campus was being held to honour of former ACT Education Minister Joy Burch, such was the praise shower...

Libs revive flashing lights in school zones policy

By 28 July 2016 2
Still from school zones on NSW road safety site.

The Canberra Liberals will spend $7.5 million to install flashing signs in ACT school zones if elected to government in October, reviving a policy they took to the last ACT ele...

Seven things to do around Canberra this weekend (29-31 July)

By 28 July 2016 1

Footy and flicks, classical and country sounds, and old school vinyl – there is plenty of variety to keep you amused this winter weekend in the capital. FRIDAY Nati...

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Phillip traders maintain rage over paid parking

By 6 June 2016 10
paid parking

The Phillip Business Community claims the ACT government lied to it about having a consultation process before installing paid parking metres in the Canberra suburb. The com...

Budget to fund electric bus trial, 20 new buses, new City Loop

By 6 June 2016 29

The ACT Government will allocate $17 million in tomorrow’s ACT Budget for transport services, including 20 new buses for the territory, a new city loop service, an electric b...

Kambah man, 37, dies in flood waters

By 6 June 2016
police announcement

A 37-year-old Kambah man died late yesterday afternoon after the four-wheel drive utility he was driving overturned in fast-moving flood waters at Cotter Road, Coree. A join...

Ask RiotACT: Where should I list my property for sale?

By 6 June 2016 5
Ask RiotACT

Hello Guys, If I want to sell a property in Canberra, where should I list? Allhomes? Would be great to get your opinions. Thanks....

November's mean rainfall in one Canberra day

By 6 June 2016 12

In the last 24 hours, 64.6mm of rain has fallen in the ACT. That’s around the same as the mean rainfall for the entire month of November, the wettest month of the year on ave...

Green bins – so much rubbish!

By 6 June 2016 27

There has been a bit of chatter around lately about a third bin. Usual stuff. NSW has them, why not us? It is good for the environment for people to put their green waste out f...

Ask RiotACT: No condition reports for apartments in ACT?

By 5 June 2016
Ask RiotACT

I've been looking for property to buy in the ACT and notice that it's compulsory to get a condition report done for a house, but not for 'Class A' properties like units or apar...

Creating a Cafe: The build is over ... almost!

By 4 June 2016 1

So my dad had left, it was now close to the end of December and we were in a mad scramble trying to book in our well-organized mess of tradies. Most tradesmen were kind enough to s...

Ask RiotACT: Federal Election pre-poll voting places in Canberra?

By 4 June 2016 21
Ask RiotACT

Does anyone know where in Canberra I can cast a vote before election day? And is it open now?    ...

Queen's Birthday Federation Gallery openings

By 3 June 2016 1

Catch a glimpse of the Commonwealth of Australia's original founding documents with a Gallery Host who will discuss the significance of these intriguing, beautiful and powerful...

Friday Night Live - Little Buster

By 3 June 2016
Little Buster

Take one look at Greg’s old Gretsch Tennessee Rose leaned up against his Vox AC 30 amp and you’ll know that that Little Buster has a deep respect for the past – at least ...

Busways, Capital Metro and greenhouse emissions

By 3 June 2016 29
Bus stop

A Gungahlin to Civic busway offers greater overall economic benefits than Stage 1 of Capital Metro, and will probably cause fewer greenhouse emissions. This story begins in ...

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