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Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016 1
ACT parking pic

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016 3
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 16
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

Giralang man, 20, arrested over carjacking attempt, hold-ups at Melba

By 29 April 2016
Police wrap

ACT Policing arrested a 20-year-old man from Giralang yesterday for several offences that occurred in Melba late last year including an attempted car-jacking. About 8am on W...

Man extradited to NSW over alleged murder of partner

By 28 April 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

The man accused of bashing to death his former partner at Bundeena in Sydney’s south on the weekend has been extradited from Canberra to NSW. Stephen James Boyd, 51, appe...

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Belconnen incident 'a routine police operation'

By 27 January 2016 1

Police have dismissed social media reports of a siege involving a gunman in Belconnen Town Centre this morning, describing the incident as a routine police operation that was n...

Capital a haven for people of many cultures

By 27 January 2016 9

Chances are, the majority of people reading this are not originally from Canberra. When you moved here how long did you plan to stay: three months; one year; until you could af...

Plan for site next to Assembly scaled back

By 27 January 2016 13
Development site

The ACT Government has once again scaled back its plan for office space adjacent to the Legislative Assembly in Civic despite having last year shortlisted six firms to complete...

Billboard? What billboard?

By 27 January 2016 19

Billboards have long been part of our culture and have been popping up here there and anywhere all over the place throughout the world. We seem to love to clutter up our landsc...

Cheap Eats: The Coffee Grounds

By 27 January 2016 2

“Come and have lunch with me in the New Year,” said a contact, met professionally yet also morphing into a friend. “There is a new place at the Australian National Univer...

Bucky & Jeffro’s Pro Roots and Blues Jam hosted by Members of the Board

By 26 January 2016

The Members of the Board played around Canberra for years, after forming at the Tuesday night “Blues Jam in the Boardroom” (1991-94).  Featuring Phil Coleman (vocals/guitar), John van Buuren (Bass), Dave Blanken (guitar) and Graham Finnamore (drums).  Now the band is back together, with a few ...

Ask RiotACT: Ainslie Vietnamese Kitchen

By 26 January 2016 4
Ask RiotACT

Does anyone know what has happened to the Ainslie Vietnamese Kitchen? I miss them....

Boost your business skills with an executive MBA from QUT

By 26 January 2016

Intensifying challenges in Canberra require leaders to pick up their pace. True leaders don’t walk the corridors of power – they stride. The nation’s capital is whe...

Five to try: Canberra bars this summer

By 26 January 2016 2
Photo credit: @knightsbridgeph

We’re now more than halfway through summer, so I thought I’d share some ideas for one of my favourite summer activities – drinks with friends on a warm summer’s evening.  ...

Best of Canberra Callout: Fun Zones

By 26 January 2016 4

Happy New Year and welcome back to the Best of Canberra! I’m looking forward to continuing my exploration of what Canberra has to offer. To kick-start 2016, I’m searchin...

Accused allegedly threw can smashing windscreen near Yass

By 25 January 2016
Police wrap

A man has been charged following three separate alleged incidents in which objects were thrown from a moving car at another car near Yass this week. About 4.30pm on Saturday...

Have you seen this man?

By 25 January 2016 1
Tahadesse Kahsai

ACT Policing is asking for assistance in locating missing 61-year-old man, Tahadesse Kahsai. Tahadesse was last seen in the Bruce area around 10.30am on Wednesday 30 Decembe...

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