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Witnesses to Gungahlin Lakes assault sought

By 6 May 2016
Police wrap

ACT Policing is seeking to identify an offender following an assault at the Gungahlin Lakes Club on Monday 25 March 2016. About 1.25am, two males were denied entry at the Cl...

Recycling excess plastic shopping bags?

By 6 May 2016 3

With an election coming up (and the last article on this in 2014 on RA not yielding many decent suggestions) I thought this might be a good time to talk again about plastic bag...

Awesome autumn – Lake Ginninderra walk

By 6 May 2016

Is there anywhere more lovely than Canberra in autumn?  If you'd like to experience some stunning leaf colour and pretty reflections, take a stroll by Lake Ginninderra. We've researched a walk that will appeal to everyone - and it's pram friendly, child friendly and dog friendly too. Interest...

Ask RiotACT: Electrician for small job?

By 5 May 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

I've just converted my garage into an office, and need an electrician to add a new powerpoint and data point. Can anyone recommend a reputable sparky who would do a small job ...

Police seek witnesses to suspicious fires

By 5 May 2016
Suspicious fires

ACT Policing, ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have identified a suspect in a relation to a series of suspicious fires lit in Canberra late last month and are c...

Founders sell Bus Depot Markets

By 5 May 2016
Old Bus Depot Markets

The Old Bus Depot Markets at Kingston have new owners, effective immediately, after co-founders Diane Hinds and Morna Whiting sold the business to Iconic Markets and Events Pty...

In ACTPLA we trust

By 5 May 2016 1

With the NCA moving to hand over significant planning powers to the ACT Government, the focus now shifts to how the ACT Government handles such an increase in responsibility fo...

Top six things to do in Canberra this weekend (6-8 May)

By 5 May 2016 1

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to all the Mums out there. This weekend is full of activities that will delight everyone in the family. Our top picks are the Mother’s Day Classic fu...

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Grass fires extinguished in Acton

By 27 April 2016
grass fire generic

Fire services extinguished grass fires in Acton on Wednesday. Twelve units from ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service worked with ACT Parks to control the fir...

Burns today at Hall, Fadden and at Red Hill tomorrow

By 27 April 2016 7
A controlled burn

Prescribed burns will take place at Mount Wanniassa and near Hall Cemetery today and at Canberra Nature Park, Red Hill, tomorrow, weather permitting, according to ACT Parks and...

A nicer Nerriga Road trip to Nowra

By 27 April 2016 15

While some people may enjoy the buzz of living within densely population metropolitan cities, there are definite benefits to being in Canberra and being able to head out into t...

Vigil to highlight Turnbull cuts to culture funding

By 26 April 2016 16

Lobby group Fair Go for Canberra will stage a candlelight vigil on Thursday to highlight coalition funding cuts to national cultural institutions. The Unenlighten Festival w...

Suspicious grass fires in Kaleen and Tuggeranong

By 26 April 2016
Firefighter generic

ACT Fire and Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service extinguished several grass fires at Kaleen and Tuggeranong on Tuesday. All fires appeared suspicious and will be handed over ...

Murder suspect under police guard at Canberra hospital

By 26 April 2016 1
The Canberra Hospital

The man who allegedly bashed his former partner to death with a cricket bat at the weekend is under police guard at Canberra Hospital. Stephen Boyd, a suspect in the death o...

RiotVotes: Your city, your questions

By 26 April 2016 43

In just over five months, Canberrans will go the polls to decide who will run the ACT for the next four years. We want to make sure that your questions about your city are a...

Best we forget?

By 26 April 2016 15
Australian War Memorial

As we continue with the anniversary of World War I in the media and particularly, yesterday, at the Australian War Memorial here in Canberra, I am at a loss to explain my feeli...

Register for junior roller derby league

By 26 April 2016
Roller derby

Junior roller derby registration days are on. Boys and girls aged 10-17 can join Varsity Derby League's newest roller derby team. You don't need to know how to skate - ...

Book launch: George Huitker - Big Life

By 26 April 2016
George bok launch

When | 6pm Tuesday 3 May Where | Radford College Senior School. Big Life, published by Ginninderra Press, will be launched by Frank Fogliati, the principal 0f Black Mountai...

Median strip parking OK on Anzac Day but not for other events?

By 26 April 2016 11
Car parking

Every time there's a blockbuster on at the NGA, or a major sporting event in Manuka,  and visitors can't get a park, the NCA and ACT Government send in the parking inspectors ...

Johnny Goode's Leukaemia Foundation Fundraiser

By 26 April 2016

Fundraiser for the Leukaemia Foundation NSW ALL WELCOME! Entertainment includes: - Music - Guest speaker from the Leukaemia Foundation - Jumping castle and face painting - Sausage sizzle and pancakes Gold coin donations will be collected on the day. This event also celebrates the 80th birt...

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