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Glebe Park is not for Floriade it’s a park!

By 7 October 2015

More than thirty years ago there was a very vocal community campaign to halt the complete takeover of Glebe Park. The proposal by a large development company in partnership ...

Cheap Eats – Noodle Cafe (Civic)

By 7 October 2015
Noodle Cafe

Since I've been doing Cheap Eats reviews, I've had about a bazillion people (OK, maybe closer to 5 or 6) tell me I should review the Noodle Cafe in Garema Place. I put it off for...

Feathering eyebrows recommendations please?

By 6 October 2015
Ask RiotACT

Has anyone had their eyebrows tattooed – i.e. feathering eyebrows? I am looking for professional, hygienic, licensed operators in ACT. Any suggestions/experiences are grea...

Ask RiotACT: Magpies in our backyard

By 6 October 2015 5
Ask RiotACT

Hi, I have a question that Google can't seem to answer for me! We have an issue with magpies that are coming into our backyard to try and steal our food.  TAMS isn't helpfu...

Best of Canberra ­­ river and lake swims

By 6 October 2015 4
Dogs swimming in the Murrumbidgee

Until now, the RiotACT's Best of Canberra has been limited to food-related experiences, but with a new editorial team on deck, we thought it was time to give the series a bit o...

Start-up Fudie up for two Telstra biz awards

By 6 October 2015 1
Katie Geus of Fudie

Learning she has been shortlisted for not one but two Telstra ACT Business Women’s Awards was “quite surreal” for personal trainer, uni student and entrepreneur Katie Ge...

US gun lobby should learn from ours

By 6 October 2015 1
Gun law reform

Jennifer Margret One of the critical differences between Australian gun culture (and yes, we do have one) and the US gun culture are the gun lobbyists. Ours advocated [in 1996...

Civic pool on track for summer

By 6 October 2015
Civic Pool

We went for a quick dip at Civic Pool (known as Canberra Olympic Pool these days) yesterday afternoon and learnt that work to repair the expensive leak from the outdoor diving ...

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ACT Government gives Uber the green light

By 30 September 2015 9
Uber website

Rideshare business Uber has the green light to operate legally in the ACT from next month. The ACT Government announced this morning that it will introduce reforms to regulate r...

Public Talk: Quantum computing

By 30 September 2015

Join us at the Academy as we explore our new public lecture series 'Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact' Our monthly talks will discuss the ways in which popular culture ha...

South East Tuggeranong Residents Association community workshop and AGM

By 30 September 2015
Isabella shops

Do you like living in the catchment of Theodore, Calwell, Chisholm, Isabella Plains, Richardson and Gilmore? As a community we need to move forward and build the kind of pla...

Cheap eats - Waldorf on London (Civic)

By 30 September 2015 11

I've been meaning to try lunch at the Waldorf on London for nearly a year now after reading Sophia Carlini's Weekend Cafe Hot Spot review back in January. I finally got aroun...

It’s time to rejuvenate the Tuggeranong town centre

By 30 September 2015 14

Tuggeranong town centre has received some mixed commentary in recent weeks. Ever since it was reported that Tuggeranong's population is declining, locals have mounted their so...

Best of Canberra - Buffets

By 29 September 2015 15

Who remembers going to Pizza Hut in the '90s and being told you had to eat something substantial before going crazy at the dessert bar, filling your bowl up with ice cream, cho...

289 children in the Canberra will be homeless tonight

By 29 September 2015

289 Canberra children will not have a safe and secure place to sleep tonight. Is this the Canberra we want to live in? Last year over 700 people registered for the Canberra Community Sleepout, raising over $106,000 for homelessness services. This year, the Sleepout is aiming for 1,000 Canberrans s...

Stand up for refugees rally

By 29 September 2015
rally for refugees

On 11 October people around the country will be rallying to oppose the horrors of detention on Manus Island and Nauru, the physical and sexual abuse of men, women and children ...

Friday Night Live with Claude Hay

By 29 September 2015 1
Claude Hay 2

Hailing from the Blue Mountains, award winning Australian solo artist Claude Hay blends slide guitar, sitar, bass and drums to create music that invokes the best of stomping tr...

Magpie swooping season, here we go

By 29 September 2015 33

It's magpie season again. It's that time of year when cyclists ride around with cable ties sticking out of their helmets like echidnas, and pedestrians wear sunglasses on the b...

A war on cars or visionary policy?

By 29 September 2015 93
light rail artist impression

Canberra’s MLAs are not exactly famous for lively repartee, but last week duty called for Liberal MLA Giulia Jones. She gave it a good hard crack, flexing her silver tongue ...

Off duty police member apprehends armed robber

By 28 September 2015 1

An off duty police member has apprehended a 39-year-old Kambah woman following an armed robbery at the BSW Liquor Store at Woolworths in Kambah yesterday (Sunday, 27 September)...

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