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Best of Canberra taste off – Chinese

By 31 August 2015 2
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It seems RiotACT readers love Chinese food just as much as I do. There were more than 35 different Chinese restaurants that got a mention after this week's call out for Canberra's ...

To go or not to go, that is the question

By 31 August 2015 8

Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon will today reveal whether he will continue as head of the trade union royal commission after he was embroiled in a conflict of interest scanda...

RSPCA ACT celebrates 60 years of animal welfare work

By 31 August 2015
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The year was 1955. The polio vaccine passed its first large scale test, Elvis Presley made his TV debut, the Vietnam War began and Robert Menzies was Prime Minister. It was als...

Uber is coming to Canberra. Will you use it?

By 31 August 2015 10

If you are a regular taxi user, there’s a good chance you've heard of Uber, the upstart company that is threatening taxi industries all over the world. Already operating i...

Time to learn from planning overreach

By 31 August 2015

Two planning announcements have raised a few eyebrows in Canberra recently.  The first was that the government had taken back the running of the infamous Westside container...

More speed cameras for the ACT – effective or waste of money?

By 31 August 2015 7

The ACT Government has announced it will expand the territory’s speed camera network from today, with at least 30 new locations for mobile speed vans being trialled by the en...

Man and teen to face court over Scullin burglary

By 31 August 2015

ACT Policing apprehended a 27-year-old man from Queanbeyan and 14-year old teen from Florey, for burglary on a house in Scullin on Saturday (29 August). About 2pm, the two all...

New Canberra Brickworks plan a win for the community

By 31 August 2015 3
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The Yarralumla Residents Association welcomes the government’s scaled down development plans near the Canberra Brickworks and looks forward to further discussion about the d...

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Best place for massage/acupuncture in Canberra?

By 10 July 2015 2

I'm rather new to Canberra and have a chronic condition that requires massage and acupuncture when it flares up. I've been looking for someone who does both, but there seem ...

A look around Canberra - Aranda

By 10 July 2015 10

Aranda takes its name from an Aboriginal tribe of central Australia, also known as Arunta, which means white cockatoo. I had never visited Aranda before I decided to write a...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (11th and 12th July 2015)

By 10 July 2015
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Canberra garage sales this weekend in Jerrabomberra, Bruce, Aranda, Weston, Queanbeyan, Gungahlin and Downer. Happy Friday! Saturday 11 July William Wilkins Crescent Isaacs 7a...

Cook man arrested after Civic massage store robbery

By 9 July 2015 3

A 30-year-old Cook man has been arrested and charged in relation to the aggravated robbery that occurred at the Royal Hands Massage shop in the Canberra Centre on 7 June 2015. T...

Advice on compulsory third party insurance?

By 9 July 2015 5

When my wife re-registered her car in the ACT, she selected GIO as the CTPI provider. Yesterday she had cause to contact the GIO regarding a comprehensive insurance renewal...

Men's and mixed roller derby this Saturday!

By 9 July 2015
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That's right, roller derby's for everyone. This Saturday 11 July, Varsity Derby League's men’s team, Capital Carnage, will be taking on the Light City Sabres from Adelaide, a...

Canberrans taking a microscopic invention to the world

By 9 July 2015 5
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Hi fellow Canberrans! We are three ANU engineering graduates who would like to share with you our invention! In 2014, Dr Steve Lee from the Australian National University...

Research participants wanted to investigate link between bodily sensations an

By 9 July 2015 4

I'm an honours student at the Australian National University and I would like to invite you to participate in an online questionnaire study investigating whether an awareness of bodily sensations and how they are interpreted by a person can explain their feelings of anxiety. We are also examining...

Review - Urban Bean Espresso Bar (Woden)

By 9 July 2015 1

If you have ever found yourself in Woden around lunch time, you'll understand that it's not always easy to find somewhere delicious to eat. Well, you can all now breathe a col...

12 things to do in Canberra this weekend (11 and 12 July 2015)

By 9 July 2015 5

This weekend's highlights include a Raiders home game on Friday night and a delicious-sounding coffee and chocolate expo. What are you planning for the weekend? Let us know in t...

Land and learning to come together for NAIDOC community celebration

By 8 July 2015

Six leading ACT community organisations have combined to provide a day of celebration in Woden for NAIDOC Week tomorrow (Thursday 9 July). Building on the national NAIDOC Week theme of We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect & Celebrate, the Woden celebration will focus on Land & L...

$6 million worth of cannabis plants seized in Canberra since June

By 8 July 2015 16

ACT Policing Criminal Investigation officers working as part of Operation Armscote have seized 912 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of over $6 million dollars. ...

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