Headline Articles

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Me & Mrs Jones

By 29 November 2014

‘Me & Mrs Jones we got a thing going on...’ One thing that is essential for me in any venue is a vibe. I can walk into a place that is aesthetically on the money, but if...

Canberra’s Telstra Tower lights up purple all weekend for brain cancer

By 29 November 2014

The summit of Black Mountain in Canberra will glow purple tonight, November 29 and tomorrow night, November 30, to shine a light on brain cancer. Purple is the original colour ...

Experienced Dog Groomer looking for work

By 29 November 2014

Hi Everyone, I am a longtime Experienced Dog Groomer/Exhibitor/Breeder. I am from Young NSW just outside of Canberra. I am looking at coming over for 2 days a week Thursdays and Fridays to pick up some work in a Salon in Canberra. I can do any style clip, Poodles and Gundogs a specialty. I can...

Anyone lost some bees?

By 29 November 2014

Saw this swarm making a nest at the pinnacle nature reserve yesterday, while out walking my dogs. Could it be a domestic swarm which has left the hive? Exact location available...

Police seek help to identify offenders in assault

By 29 November 2014

ACT Policing’s Regional Targeting Team is seeking the public’s help in identifying four men who may be able to assist the investigation into a serious assault which occ...

What was going on in Lyons early this morning?

By 29 November 2014 3

We have had several rioters contact us asking about some commotion in Lyons early this morning. Apparently at about 5am there were 50ish males being followed / escorted by roughly 15 police vehicles down Melrose drive, Lyons. Does anyone know what was going on? Thanks to Davo, Kiley and Big...

Man to face court on drug trafficking charges

By 29 November 2014

A 28-year-old Evatt man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, November 29) charged with drug trafficking. About 12.50am this morning, police were conducting a patrol of Dickson when they observed lights on inside a construction site and heard power tools operating. Police...

Controlled burns scheduled today

By 29 November 2014

ACT Parks and Conservation Service wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, three controlled burns will be conducted today, Saturday 29 November 2014. The controlled burns will be undertaken near the Australian Institute of Sport, in Gossan Hill Nature Reserve and on Mount Pleasant. ...

Other Articles View all articles Today Yesterday Last 7 days

Introduction of Judicial Council for ACT

By 26 November 2014 1

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, will this week introduce a Bill to establish a Judicial Council to consider complaints against ACT judges and magistrates. The new council will consist of the Chief Justice, Chief Magistrate and representatives of the legal profession and general community. ...

Two car accident in Charnwood

By 25 November 2014 5

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service are on scene at a two car accident at the corner of Ginninderra Drive and Tillyard Drive, Charnwood. Firefighters have used hydraulic rescue tools to remove the roof of a car and extricate one male patient. Intensive Care Paramedics have stabilised the ...

ABC cuts: a betrayal of local broadcasting and women’s sport

By 25 November 2014 12

The announcement earlier this week that the Federal Government would cut $254 million from the budget of our national broadcaster, along with $50m from SBS, will have a detrimental impact on local media coverage and a potentially devastating impact on women’s sport, said ACT Greens MLA, Shane Ratt...

Public help sought in long-running arson investigation

By 25 November 2014

ACT Policing is releasing dramatic, previously unseen CCTV vision of an arson incident at a café in Weston earlier this year in the hope that public assistance may help identi...

When a Red Traffic Arrow Needs Explanation

By 25 November 2014 17

Are we, as a society, officially doomed when we need a sign to tell us what needs to happen if the traffic arrows are red? The image was taken turning right onto Gungahlin...

Best of Canberra - Pancakes

By 25 November 2014 33

I am drooling over the thought of a big stack of fluffy pancakes, smothered in salted caramel syrup, sprinkled with walnuts and topped with fresh banana. Normally when I eas...

Asbestos removal companies?

By 25 November 2014 2

The last post I could find about this was from back in 2009, so hoping someone may have some more recent recommendations. I'm planning to renovate our bathroom and ensuite, and we've had confirmed that the wall material is bonded asbestos sheeting.  I want to basically gut the bathrooms, replace...

Do you know the next Canberra Citizen of the Year?

By 25 November 2014

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher is encouraging Canberrans to celebrate our community’s most outstanding contributors by nominating them for the 2015 Canberra Citizen of the Year Award. “Canberra is full of generous, talented and hard working people and this award is a fitting way to recognise a...

The Causeway - the suburb of which we do not speak?

By 25 November 2014 10

The Causeway. Have you heard of it? If not, you’re certainly not alone. Shortly after I first relocated to the ACT, I moved to Kingston. I was living about 400 metres from Th...

Christmas cheer arrives in the City

By 25 November 2014 1

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has released details of the 2014 Christmas festivities in the City culminating around the dazzling SIDS and Kids world record attempt lights display in Petrie Plaza. “This year the City Centre Christmas displays will be combined into the one space to allow families...

Do Canberra’s politicians waste your money?

By 25 November 2014 26

I’ve never really understood why the Canberra Liberals don’t change their name. Surely, the Canberra Neoconservatives, the Canberra Monarchists, or just the Canberra Abbott...

Robin Hobb at Harry Hartog Woden

By 24 November 2014

Harry Hartog Booksellers Woden will be hosting the incredible Robin Hobb for an appearance in store tomorrow, the 25th of November between 11.30am and 12.30pm. We will have several copies of her back list, and her latest novel Fool's Assassin available for purchase. Can't wait!

RiotACT Proudly Supports
Copyright © 2014 Riot ACT Holdings Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.