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Pick of the Markets: Serendipity Soaps

By 28 November 2015

I'm back! But I'm no longer reviewing weekend hot spots. The team thought it would be fun and something a little different, to review local Canberra markets and the stalls that fre...

Getting the most out of your real Christmas tree

By 27 November 2015
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Editor note: Next week, we'll be starting our Christmas gift-maker interview series. Watch this space. Do you get a real Christmas tree? Curious about giving one a go in pl...

This weekend’s top picks for the DESIGN Canberra festival

By 27 November 2015
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DESIGN Canberra raced out of the gate proving that the capital is very much en vogue. The festival—now in its second year—is putting on more than 70 events and activities, ...

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

Ask RiotACT: So, the GST is Going to Increase…?

By 26 November 2015 11
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Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will ...

Whats on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 5

The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas i...

Crowdfunding talk with the Light Clock guys

By 26 November 2015 2
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With only seven days left of their Kickstarter campaign (it seems that we can't stay away from the crowdfunding projects here at RiotACT this week), The Light Clock are one o...

Preparing your wardrobe for Summer

By 26 November 2015

I swear it was only yesterday that I was putting the winter woolies away, and dusting off the shorts, t-shirts and beach wear (well not quite, but I was prepping for summer!). ...

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Electric air conditioning installer in Canberra?

By 16 September 2015 3

I am asking around about installers of electric ducted reverse cycle air conditioning. Sadly our 20-year-old gas wall heating has decided to die (it came with the house). ...

Cheap eats - The Durham (Kingston)

By 16 September 2015

Most people love a pub lunch. But in my experience, a lot of the time traditional pub lunches aren’t very good. And sometimes they’re not very cheap either. The Durham i...

Observe artists in their natural habitat this weekend

By 16 September 2015

Lovers of art and the great outdoors are getting the chance to experience both at the same time with the artist-in-residence open day at Namadgi National Park this Saturday 19 ...

Victor Valdes and his Mariachi band at the Canberra Fitters Workshop

By 16 September 2015
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Victor Valdes' powerful, compelling voice, magical harp and passion for storytelling will take you on a sonorous journey through Mexico and Latin America rarely heard in Australi...

Local leaders - Lisa Robey (Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation ambassador)

By 16 September 2015 1
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When a close family friend died three months after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Lisa Robey turned to fundraising to help improve survival rates.  “My mum’s bes...

Canberra tales: As your building sinks, get out!

By 16 September 2015 6

It was not long ago that occupants of a new Civic office building reported faults appearing in the structure. Office workers noticed that floors were sagging. As would be ...

Barr releases statement on Malcolm Turnbull

By 15 September 2015 5

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has congratulated Malcolm Turnbull on becoming Australia's next Prime Minister. In a statement issued today, Minister Barr said: I would like...

Turnbull: Crash or crash through

By 15 September 2015 24
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It's official. Malcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as Australia's 29th Prime Minister following last night's leadership spill. The change of leadership is not only indicat...

ANU now one of world's top 20 universities

By 15 September 2015 7
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The Australian National University has climbed into the world's top 20 universities and strengthened its position as Australia's top-ranked university. The latest QS World U...

Co-lab: Science meets street art

By 15 September 2015
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Come to Westside Acton Park this Saturday to see what happens when science meets street art. Co-Lab is a creative collaboration between Canberran street artists and early care...

Floriade parking fines: Enough is enough

By 15 September 2015 116
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What Canberra family outing would be complete without a parking ticket? Over the weekend, hundreds of parking fines were issued to families attending Floriade. No illegally...

Best of Canberra - Local handmade sweets

By 15 September 2015 11

I'm covering the Best of Canberra series for a few weeks, filling in for Bec Cuzzillo who is taking a few weeks off. I know that it's spring and we should probably be picki...

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