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Witnesses to Gungahlin Lakes assault sought

By 6 May 2016
Police wrap

ACT Policing is seeking to identify an offender following an assault at the Gungahlin Lakes Club on Monday 25 March 2016. About 1.25am, two males were denied entry at the Cl...

Recycling excess plastic shopping bags?

By 6 May 2016 4

With an election coming up (and the last article on this in 2014 on RA not yielding many decent suggestions) I thought this might be a good time to talk again about plastic bag...

Awesome autumn – Lake Ginninderra walk

By 6 May 2016

Is there anywhere more lovely than Canberra in autumn?  If you'd like to experience some stunning leaf colour and pretty reflections, take a stroll by Lake Ginninderra. We've researched a walk that will appeal to everyone - and it's pram friendly, child friendly and dog friendly too. Interest...

Ask RiotACT: Electrician for small job?

By 5 May 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

I've just converted my garage into an office, and need an electrician to add a new powerpoint and data point. Can anyone recommend a reputable sparky who would do a small job ...

Police seek witnesses to suspicious fires

By 5 May 2016
Suspicious fires

ACT Policing, ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have identified a suspect in a relation to a series of suspicious fires lit in Canberra late last month and are c...

Founders sell Bus Depot Markets

By 5 May 2016
Old Bus Depot Markets

The Old Bus Depot Markets at Kingston have new owners, effective immediately, after co-founders Diane Hinds and Morna Whiting sold the business to Iconic Markets and Events Pty...

In ACTPLA we trust

By 5 May 2016 1

With the NCA moving to hand over significant planning powers to the ACT Government, the focus now shifts to how the ACT Government handles such an increase in responsibility fo...

Top six things to do in Canberra this weekend (6-8 May)

By 5 May 2016 1

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to all the Mums out there. This weekend is full of activities that will delight everyone in the family. Our top picks are the Mother’s Day Classic fu...

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First of Dickson Flats demolitions underway

By 24 February 2016 6
Dickson demolition

If you were in the vicinity of the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre on Northbourne Avenue yesterday morning, you could've stepped into its carpark and watch part of the demo...

Canberra Tales: Lake George

By 24 February 2016 15

Let’s start with the reality of this claim. Lake George is not in the ACT. But as the lake and its surrounding landscapes are part of the experience of travelling to and f...

The Canberra Hospital – a patient journey

By 24 February 2016 26
The Canberra Hospital

How many of you have had a gall stone or similar? I just had my first and the excruciating pain was a thing to behold.  Idiotically, I thought it would pass and only did somet...

Best of Canberra callout: Running routes

By 23 February 2016 8
Running FH

Melbourne has the Tan, Sydney has Centennial Park and here in Canberra, we have Lake Burley Griffin. But the popular Bridge to Bridge track is just one of dozens of options ...

Supernode issue causing poor internet access

By 23 February 2016 18
Ask RiotACT

We have been long suffering and attempting to find a solution to our extremely poor internet access in inner Canberra. We have been able to identify the root of our problem....

Canberra Kuchipudi workshop series

By 23 February 2016

If you are interested in taking up Kuchipudi (South Indian dance) classes in Canberra, please come along to Sadhanalaya School of Arts interactive workshop and information session on 6 March! No prior experience required! Cost: $15 For further information:

Dancing Goddesses Dinner & Dance Spectacular

By 23 February 2016

Dancing Goddesses is pleased to invite you to our Bellydancing and Dinner Extravaganza at Harem Restaurant Kingston on 27 February 2016. When: Saturday, 27 February 2016 at 6.30pm Where: Harem Restaurant, 48 Jardine Street, Kingston ACT 2604 Tickets include a Turkish banquet, tea and coffe...

Cabbages & Kings 'DO PIG' Tour - 24th February @ The Phoenix w/ Local Hor

By 23 February 2016

CABBAGES & KINGS will be launching their debut album, DO PIG, in Canberra at The Phoenix with local legends, LOCAL HORROR and Sydney gurus THE BUTTON COLLECTIVE. The last leg of the interstate tour so it's going to get real filthy. Treat yourself to an evening of chaotic and eclectic music on...

Five to try: Milkshakes

By 23 February 2016 17
Photo credit: @inexplicablewanderlust

When the Patissez “Freakshakes” exploded over social media last year, Canberra suddenly became known for more than just politics, porn and fireworks. We were now home of the ...

No bike helmet idea a can of worms for Government

By 23 February 2016 27
Cycling without a helmet

The Road Safety Action Plan 2016-2020 among other of its 39 recommendations asks that risks and any potential benefits be investigated of allowing people to ride bicycles witho...

Ex-NSW Justice chief to review family violence response

By 23 February 2016 1
Laurie Glanfield

The ACT Government has appointed the former Director-General of the NSW Department of Justice, Laurie Glanfield, to conduct its independent review of ACT Government system resp...

Obstacle event a disgrace, dangerous: participants

By 22 February 2016 4

Participants in an obstacle course event at Bungendore over the weekend have labelled the event as “disappointing”, “dangerous” and “a disgrace” and set up an onlin...

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