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Ask RiotACT: Seeking outdoor dance floor

By 29 May 2016
Ask RiotACT

Hi all, I'm looking for somewhere that will hire out a dance floor that can be set up outside (6x6metres) in Canberra. The only place I've found so far is YesEvents in Bowral N...

Signs of life and wonder

By 29 May 2016 1

Apparently the residents of Gungahlin have had enough of being a lower priority to other areas of Canberra. According to the road signs off the new Majura Parkway, Gungahlin...

At home with Sophia: egg yolk ravioli (almost)

By 28 May 2016 1

I normally only ever post recipes that are successful because most of the time the recipes I make do work out. They might not always be as amazing as I had hoped but they norm...

Green bins on way, starting in Weston Creek, Kambah

By 28 May 2016 19
green bins

The ACT Government will roll out green bins for garden waste across Canberra in coming years starting with a pilot program in Weston Creek and Kambah to be funded in the 2016/1...

Ask RiotACT: What is the longest Street in Canberra?

By 28 May 2016 14
Ask RiotACT

Hi Rioters. I got asked a question by my 9 year old daughter last night that I could not answer. Does anyone know what the longest Street (not Avenue) in Canberra is? Tha...

Inquiry called after death in custody at AMC

By 27 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

There will be an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the care and supervision of an Alexander Maconochie Centre detainee following his death in custody today...

Pre-made home delivered meals in Canberra – Part 2

By 27 May 2016 5
Gourmet Dinner Service

This is part 2 in a series of posts detailing some of the different options for pre-made meals that can be home delivered in Canberra. This is for all the busy people out th...

First Look – 79&Fine (Civic)

By 27 May 2016 3

I heard a few whisperings on social media this week about a new cafe in Civic and the name drew my attention immediately. I initially thought 79&Fine was a reference to may...

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Best of Canberra: Easter egg shopping

By 26 March 2016
Bruno's small rabbits

Earlier this week, we asked for recommendations for Easter egg shopping in Canberra. We wondered whether you visited specialist chocolatiers like Robyn Rowe, Lindsay & Edmu...

Take a Hike - with your furry friends!

By 24 March 2016 5

A large percentage of the wonderful walks in and around Canberra are located in National Parks therefore are not dog-friendly. Fortunately there other options, you just need to...

Ask RiotACT: Best secondary schools - public and private?

By 24 March 2016 5
Ask RiotACT

Hi. We are moving to Canberra in a few months and I want to know people's opinion of the best secondary schools in ACT.  I have two sons - one in year 8 and one in year 9.  O...

Top five things to do in Canberra this Easter weekend (25-28 March)

By 24 March 2016 1

With the cool change in weather, we recommend long cosy lunches with friends and family. However, Canberra doesn’t disappoint if getting out and about is your thing. We’ve sele...

Canberra Brickworks Precinct - Important Community Update

By 24 March 2016 2

Thursday March 31, 7:00pm at Yarralumla Primary School Hall Loftus Street Yarralumla The ACT government will shortly invite developers to submit proposals to develop the Canberra Brickworks Precinct. The Canberra Brickworks Precinct Community Panel has been meeting since November 2015 to formu...

A true artist, Candy Royalle will perform at the 50th National Folk Festival

By 24 March 2016 3
Candy Royalle - photo credit Nicola Bailey - for web - 47

    Raging with humanity, Candy Royalle will perform at the 50th National Folk Festival this week with her band the Freed Radicals. Accompanied by bass, keys,...

Free screening of 'Forgotten Plague', film on chronic fatigue syndrome

By 24 March 2016

See Forgotten Plague in Canberra on Friday 1 April at 6pm and on Monday 4 April at 1pm. Ryan Prior’s life imploded on October 22, 2006 when he was struck down by a disease that dozens of doctors were powerless to diagnose, let alone treat. Against great odds, he becomes a reporter and ventures ...

Witnesses sought to Greenway 'coward punch'

By 23 March 2016
Alleged offender

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a ‘coward punch’ assault that occurred in Tuggeranong on Sunday, February 28 of this year. About 12.30am a male was the victim of an...

Best of Canberra call out: Easter egg shopping

By 23 March 2016 9
Lindt bunnies

Easter egg shopping is best left to the last minute in our household. The longer these annual treats remain on supermarket shelves, the better chance they have of surviving int...

Best of Canberra grocery delivery services

By 23 March 2016 3
Vegies to Your Door

Yesterday, three separate food deliveries arrived at our place. It felt like Christmas (not least because our fridge is now overflowing), but was really all about choosing the ...

Controlled burns scheduled across ACT this week

By 23 March 2016 7
Controlled burn

A one hectare prescribed burn behind the Aranda shopping centre today is one of several ACT Parks and Conservation Service is conducting around the ACT this week. Multiple p...

Responding to the new Dickson supermarket DA

By 23 March 2016 3

It will come as no surprise to regular RiotACT readers that I will be lodging comments on the revised Dickson Development Application: 201426717. I have posted my current draft...

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