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Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

By 24 October 2014
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“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the openi...

Can anyone recommend a bobcat service at reasonable price

By 24 October 2014

Hi All, I am looking for a bobcat service at reasonable price, please advise if you know someone....

Whats on this weekend? 25th and 26th October 2014

By 24 October 2014
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Krystal Sanders is attending the launch of Harry Hartog (the bespoke old school book store) at 6.30pm tonight at Westfield Woden - with special guest Dr Andrew Leigh (Federal M...

ACTs largest drug seizure; man arrested

By 24 October 2014 2
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ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine during the search of a vehicle in Curtin yesterday (October 23). The search w...

Buying a new car – should it have a full tank of petrol?

By 24 October 2014 16

I'm interested on hearing thoughts on this, I recently purchased a new car from a dealer in Phillip that shall remain nameless (although it does rhyme with shommonwealth boaters).  Anyway, I went to pick it up and when the salesperson was handing over the keys and going through some features (its p...

Fitzs Challenge Heroes – Riding for a Reason

By 24 October 2014
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With Fitz’s Challenge just a few short days away the excitement of the riders testing their capabilities and pushing themselves to their limits is building. But it is wor...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

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The Fashion and the Flowers

By 15 September 2014
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It's the first week of Floriade, and although the tulips are not yet in full bloom, the fashions on the field more than make up for that. It was great to see so many locals and vis...

Renting and Residual Current Devices

By 15 September 2014 7

I rent a property in NSW. My land lord has not fitted a Residual Current Device to the power board. I have read lots of information online about how they are compulsory in work places, how they are compulsory under the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Residual Current Devices) Regulations 2...

Local Leaders - Bobby Graham (BG Publishers)

By 15 September 2014
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Bobby Graham, principal of Canberra-based digital publishing consultancy BG Publishers, has always had an eye for innovative technologies. Long before Amazon released the first...

Facing the flaws in our democratic model

By 15 September 2014 10
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Winston Churchill's "finest hour" came in the 1940s, as he stood defiantly for the democratic order in opposition to Hitler's totalitarianism, but Churchill later described dem...

Vikings Cycling Club Novice Program

By 14 September 2014

The Vikings Cycling Club Spring 2014 Novice Program Registrations open now! The Novice Program is aimed at bringing new riders into the world of road cycling and racing. The program has been running under John Armstrong and Simon Dwyer  for the past 8 years and has proved its ability to prepa...

Canberra Blues Society Monthly Blues Jam

By 14 September 2014

Our host band this month is Judi Pearce & The Arrangement (JPA); a 6 piece ensemble featuring strong rhythmic interpretations of jazz, blues & contemporary songs laced with powerful vocal & sax melodies. Lead vocalist, Judi Pearce has won multiple awards including the 2006 Chain Award...

Riot Weekly Top 5 (13th September 2014)

By 14 September 2014
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Another week gone and in case you missed anything, here are the Top 5 stories for readership, followed by the Top 5 for discussion. Our most widely read post this week was: ...

Canberra and Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 14 September 2014
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The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from...

No Myer for Westfield Woden after all

By 13 September 2014 67

Way back in 2011, around the same time it announced the closure of the Tuggeranong store, Myer announced it would be opening a store at Westfield Woden by the end of 2013. According to various announcements from Myer since then, the store has been 'delayed' several times since. But as recently as...

RE: Financial advisors in Canberra

By 13 September 2014 15

Hi all. I’m looking for a financial planner to help me with both superannuation and more general wealth creation. I appreciate that this question has been asked before, but previous posts were all done before the changes (now half rolled back, to my understanding) to the superannuation indu...

Drink-driver caught over the limit again

By 13 September 2014 4

A 42-year-old Lyons man has been caught drink-driving for the seventh time. Around 1.20am this morning (Saturday, 13 September), the man was observed almost colliding with a parked vehicle in Tuggeranong. Members from Tuggeranong patrol attended and the driver underwent a roadside breath scree...

Michael Buhagiar Cup Trivia Night - Supporting Lifeline Canberra and RUOK?Day

By 13 September 2014
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Tammi Horton, Canberra City & Suburban Cricket Association & Last Man Stands Canberra T20 Cricket have come together over the last two years to raise awareness of suici...

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