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Best of Canberra – parma taste off

By 28 August 2014 3
Edgars feature

This week our taste test took us in search of Canberra’s Best Parma, or chicken parmigiana for those not in the ‘know. Nominations gave us two favourites – Edgar’s I...

July 2014 – ACT & Queanbeyan Monthly Property Market Wrap

By 28 August 2014

The weekly Allhomes ACT & Queanbeyan Property Market Wrap has been well-received by Rioters and we're pleased to now offer a more in-depth analysis of the current property ...

Injury forces McCabe into early retirement

By 28 August 2014

Pat McCabe will announce his retirement from rugby on Thursday following a third break to his C1 vertebrae. McCabe suffered the injury while playing against the All Blacks for the Qantas Wallabies in Auckland on Saturday night. The University of Canberra Brumbies back has been a part of the full...

Yes it’s Father’s Day next Sunday

By 28 August 2014

Spring has sprung, birds are chirping. Days are warmer, skies bluer, and soon winter will have washed away. And what better way to celebrate then by giving Dad happy socks a...

Seven aggravated robberies linked to one offender

By 28 August 2014 1

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Detectives believe seven aggravated robberies which were committed this year are linked. Police believe one man is responsible for the armed robberies of five small businesses across Canberra, and two in Queanbeyan, since April, based on descriptions provided...

Cub Calloway, The Feldons & the Crossbones @ Smiths

By 28 August 2014

A night of rock and roll for you at Smiths Alternative. Cub Calloway (ex Saints), modrockers the Feldons and rockabilly kings the Crossbones are teaming up to give you a nig...

Would you buy a non-fluffy house in a fluffy area?

By 28 August 2014 6

We are looking to buy property in the Woden area and have seen a couple of suitable ones in Garran and Curtin. Been doing some research on Mr Fluffy and I see Curtin is a Mr...

Young, vulnerable and homeless in Canberra – how YouthCARE is helping

By 27 August 2014

He's been in trouble with the law. Minor stuff, but his family don't want to help and don't want him around. He was 15, with an alcohol problem. YouthCARE Canberra (formerly Op...

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WYRD. A new book by Canberran author JG Montgomery

By 28 July 2014 3

Many of you may remember that I released a book back in 2012 called "A Case for Ghosts" which was critiqued here on RiotACT. Thank you to all those who purchased the book a...

Tuggeranong - The dormitory of the ACT

By 28 July 2014 34

I've lived and loved Tuggers for decades and started asking why we were treated less than other parts of Canberra way back when. I still haven't had a satisfactory answer. B...

Poli-Gobble - Civic Pub (Review)

By 28 July 2014 1

This isn't the first time I've seen this show.  I caught Toby Halligan and Matthew Kenneally's performance at the Canberra Comedy Festival back in 2013 and I was looking forwa...

Juicing for a health Fix

By 28 July 2014 19

A few weeks ago, I had a bit of an 'I need to give my body a break' moment. After 5 years of abuse, which I blame on having three kids close together and being exhausted most o...

Stop Short Term Accommodation in Residential Apartments

By 28 July 2014 8

I am seeking your support to draw to the attention of the ACT Legislative Assembly the Social and community problems associated with allowing short-term accommodation in residential apartment complexes. These include the behavioural impact of short-term guests on residents, compromised security and ...

Single vehicle crash at Richardson

By 28 July 2014 1

Firefighters and intensive care paramedics are currently on scene on Clift Crescent, Richardson following a single vehicle crash. ACT Fire & Rescue are using hydraulic rescue tools to free a female who is trapped in the vehicle. (ESA Media Release)...

Police seek witnesses to collision in Griffith

By 27 July 2014 1

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred yesterday (Saturday, July 26) on Flinders Way, Griffith. About 1.15pm, a motorcyclist was travelling southbound along Flinders Way, towards Mugga Way, when it was struck by a car exiting the soccer field car park at Canberra Boys Gra...

Police seize 23 cannabis plants in Ainslie

By 26 July 2014

ACT Policing has seized 23 cannabis plants following the execution of a warrant on a home in Ainslie yesterday (Friday July 25). About 5.10pm yesterday, police attended the loc...

New Canberra Short Story Online: Capital Yarn of Lost Youth Uncovered

By 26 July 2014

Hi All I posted earlier this week about trying to get a picture for the latest request on my website, Capital Yarns. I invite readers to submit three items and will write them a short story set in Canberra featuring all three. I am still searching for the mouse house at Weston Park, but have n...

7.30 ACT - what to expect from tonight's program

By 25 July 2014

7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday July 25th "Kill the Pig" – feral pigs in Namadgi National Park are being rounded up and killed humanely by the park rangers. Meanwhile illega...

Need a builder for a small job

By 25 July 2014 3

I need someone to tell me if we can knock down an internal wall without making the house fall over and then, if it is ok to do so, knock down said wall.  Any recommendations for someone professional who could do this small job?  This is the first step in doing up our place and there may be more wo...

Corin Forest snow report

By 25 July 2014 6

Corin Forest has had some spectacular snow making conditions throughout the week, with cover topping 1m deep in parts of the snow play area. We're getting great weather and ple...

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