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Ask RiotACT: Someone to install used evap aircon & ducted gas system

By 30 July 2016
Ask Riot

Hello. I have a 4 year old ducted gas heater system and an evaporative cooler that I need installing in the floor / roof. The units were removed from the other house due to...

Vernon Circle lanes closed over weekend for courts project

By 29 July 2016
New law courts complex

Two lanes of Commonwealth Avenue and Vernon Circle will be closed temporarily this weekend as part of the refurbishment of the ACT Law Courts precinct. The lanes will be clo...

Airport team to develop carpark into ACT PS mega-office

By 29 July 2016 4
Stephen Byron

The owners of Canberra Airport are set to become the ACT Government's landlords after winning the tender to build and own a major new office complex for Territory public servan...

Gongs and whistles: Nominate a Canberran now for Australian of the Year

By 29 July 2016 1
Current Australian of the Year David Morrison raising the national flag to mark the start of NAIDOC Week in Civic Square earlier this month. Photo: CHARLOTTE HARPER

It may seem a long time until the next Australia Day awards, but the organisational machine that goes through the process of sorting through nominees, finalists, and finally gr...

Dickson development goes to ACAT appeal

By 28 July 2016

 Following the disappointing actions by the ACT Government to approve what remains a very questionable development application for a major mixed use development on the flagship ...

Fire destroys Kambah house

By 28 July 2016
Firefighter generic

Fire on Thursday destroyed a house in Kambah, with the damage bill initially estimated at $350,000. ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the blaze at the Carleton Street prope...

Burch lauded as CIT Tuggeranong opens

By 28 July 2016
Plaque unveiling

You could be forgiven for thinking the opening of CIT’s new Tuggeranong campus was being held to honour of former ACT Education Minister Joy Burch, such was the praise shower...

Libs revive flashing lights in school zones policy

By 28 July 2016 2
Still from school zones on NSW road safety site.

The Canberra Liberals will spend $7.5 million to install flashing signs in ACT school zones if elected to government in October, reviving a policy they took to the last ACT ele...

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Libs renew vow to stop light rail

By 18 May 2016 32
Alister Coe

The Canberra Liberals have renewed their vow to stop light rail, describing yesterday’s announcement that contracts have been signed and work will begin on the project next m...

Can the Tram crashes light rail milestone event

By 18 May 2016
Can the Tram

Can the Tram protesters gatecrashed a media event yesterday to mark the signing of contracts between the ACT Government and the successful light rail consortium, Canberra Metro...

Contracts signed, light rail is go with bonus extras

By 18 May 2016
Artist's impression of Civic Plaza

The ACT Government and the successful light rail consortium, Canberra Metro, yesterday signed contracts for stage one of the project and confirmed that construction on the Gung...

Grass fire contained on Barton Highway at Hall

By 17 May 2016
grass fire generic

Fire services on Tuesday contained a grass fire at Hall. ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service crews attended the fire on the Barton Highway near the Victoria St ...

Police investigate assault on bus driver

By 17 May 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses after an ACTION bus driver was assaulted in Ngunnawal last Wednesday. The assault happened at about  3pm  on 11 May when the driver of a si...

Can the Tram crash light rail contract signing announcement

By 17 May 2016 34
Light rail

Can the Tram protesters gatecrashed the announcement today on Northbourne Avenue of the signing of contracts between the ACT Government and the successful light rail consortium...

ACT Health data errors a disgrace: Hanson

By 17 May 2016 2
Jeremy Hanson

ACT Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister for Health Jeremy Hanson said today that the requirement for alterations this week to ACT Health records including emergency departmen...

Time for a rethink on Manuka Oval plan

By 17 May 2016 13
Manuka Oval

The Manuka Green proposed development continues with more ducking and weaving than a prize fighter. What began as 1000 apartments has been cut to 650, nine storey units down...

Child's finger stuck in sink

By 16 May 2016

Ambulance and fire and rescue crews were called to an incident in McGregor just after 3:30pm on Monday after a four-year-old child's finger became stuck in a sink. Firefigh...

Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Conder

By 16 May 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Woolworths petrol service station on Norman Lindsay Street, Conder, on Saturday night. A man entered the serv...

Anthony Rolfe Avenue closed to night traffic

By 16 May 2016
road closed detour

Anthony Rolfe Avenue in Gungahlin will be closed to night-time traffic from tomorrow until the end of the week for maintenance work. The road will be out of operation from H...

Fitzharris seeks feedback on Phillip paid parking scheme

By 16 May 2016 8

Local businesses can have their say on the expansion of paid parking in Phillip by attending a consultation session  at Woden Library from 5-7pm today. Transport and munic...

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