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Ask RiotACT: solicitor recommendation (winding up family trust)

By 6 February 2016
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Hi all, I'm looking for a solicitor who is able to do the work involved in the winding up of a family trust. Does anyone know of one who is reliable and doesn't charge the ...

Planning an Elopement: making the decision

By 6 February 2016 4

On top of my already busy schedule -- full time pencil pusher, part time writer for the RiotACT and new business owner -- I am also currently organising my wedding for June this ...

Ask RiotACT: Road rules & riding to school

By 5 February 2016 5
Ask RiotACT

Children who walk or ride to school should know the road rules that apply when they cross a road. They should also know to what extent they can trust drivers to act according t...

Garage Sales on this weekend (5-7 February 2016)

By 5 February 2016
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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...

Uniforms a smart move for our schoolchildren

By 5 February 2016 7
School uniform

The audible collective sigh has drifted away upon summer’s hot winds as parents return to the normality of having their children back at school. Certainly the bank account...

Teen to face court over hoax call to school in Calwell

By 4 February 2016
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A teenager will face the ACT Children’s Court following a threatening phone call made to Calwell High School yesterday. Around 1pm yesterday, a staff member at Calwell Hig...

Six things to do in Canberra this weekend (5-7 February)

By 4 February 2016 2

With summer rapidly disappearing, it’s best to take the opportunity to be outdoors in the warm sun while you have the chance. This weekend, we recommend the Summerside Festival, ...

‘Legal rape’ advocate targets Canberra

By 4 February 2016 10

Pick-up artist and misogynist Daryush Valizadeh, founder of the organisation/publication Return of Kings has announced a trip to Australia to stage 'tribal meetings' in Sydney,...

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Kimbo's Tribute Night with Phil Coleman & Friends

By 29 January 2016

Kimbo's was a small venue in Philip in the 90s where you could hear anything from original songs, and covers ranging from Jim Croce and The Eagles to The Blues Brothers, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and BB King. Harmonie German Club 49 Jerrabomberra Ave Narrabundah Free entry All money rai...

Garage Sales on this weekend (30 and 31 January 2016)

By 29 January 2016
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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 20 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

A look around Canberra: Fyshwick

By 29 January 2016 46
two hands cafe

The suburb of Fyshwick is probably Canberra's most "famous" suburb. Everyone that's never been to Canberra knows about Fyshwick and once someone finds out you're from Canberra they...

Police continue search for missing man

By 28 January 2016
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From media release: ACT Policing has established a Search and Rescue operation in Bruce as part of the search for missing 61-year-old man, Tahadesse Kahsai. The operation...

First Look: Buvette

By 28 January 2016 1

Adding to the small amount of French eateries in Canberra, Buvette has become Hotel Realm’s latest culinary establishment. The bistro opened its doors at the start of December ...

Canberra’s top six this weekend (29-31 January 2016)

By 28 January 2016 7

This week, we’ve selected six events that are definitely worth checking out. Head to Ainslie Arts Centre and listen to some organic and experimental music with SoundOut Festival;...

Board Games Bring Families Together at CanCon

By 28 January 2016

This past Australia Day weekend, Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) has again played host to CanCon, Australia’s largest dedicated table-top gaming convention. Now in its thirty-...

My favourite outdoor places in and around Canberra

By 28 January 2016

I’ve done a lot of hiking and exploring in the great outdoors in and around Canberra over the past year as part of my fitness regime and to practice my photography skills. He...

Homicide Team issue description, call for help in Carville investigation

By 27 January 2016
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ACT Policing’s Homicide Team are continuing to establish the movements of a male suspect on the night murdered Evatt man Andrew Carville went missing. Mr Carville was las...

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
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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...

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