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Firies put out sewage plant fire at Lower Molonglo centre

By 30 November 2015 1
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Firefighters have extinguished a small fire this morning at the Lower Molonglo sewage treatment plant. The Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre is the main treatment ...

Ask RiotACT: High “M” class soil in building contracts?

By 30 November 2015
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Has anyone building in Canberra been caught by a clause in their building contract that only covers foundations for "S" or Low "M" Class soil and then are informed their block ...

Best of Canberra craft-off creative markets

By 30 November 2015 2

Going to the markets is so exciting! It’s not something that I tended to venture out for but now that I’ve started I’m going to find it very hard to stop. I seem to ha...

Police investigate fatal collision in Royalla

By 28 November 2015

ACT Policing are investigating a three-vehicle collision in Royalla this afternoon (Saturday 28 November) in which a motorcyclist has died. About 5.20pm, police received a r...

Ask RiotACT: Stinky hedge

By 28 November 2015 5

Does anyone else notice that the flowers of this hedge stink? If so, why is there so much of it in Canberra?...

Pick of the Markets: Serendipity Soaps

By 28 November 2015

I'm back! But I'm no longer reviewing weekend hot spots. The team thought it would be fun and something a little different, to review local Canberra markets and the stalls that fre...

Getting the most out of your real Christmas tree

By 27 November 2015
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Editor note: Next week, we'll be starting our Christmas gift-maker interview series. Watch this space. Do you get a real Christmas tree? Curious about giving one a go in pl...

This weekend’s top picks for the DESIGN Canberra festival

By 27 November 2015
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DESIGN Canberra raced out of the gate proving that the capital is very much en vogue. The festival—now in its second year—is putting on more than 70 events and activities, ...

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Mix it up: Why mixed-use developments are key to Canberra’s future

By 23 November 2015 63
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The draft Kippax Town Centre master plan continues the ACT government’s work in modernising our group and town centres in line with contemporary planning principles. Canbe...

Forget Scrooge, it's time to hear Marley's side of the story...

By 22 November 2015

One of the world’s best known Christmas Stories is coming to the stage but it’s not quite the way you remember it. “Scrooge? I have to redeem old Scrooge? The one man I knew who was worse than I was? Impossible.” So begins the real story behind Dickens' A Christmas Carol - the stor...

Three Sides of Love and Death - 8pm 27 November, The Q Theatre

By 21 November 2015

Southern Tablelands Arts presents the Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra in performance at the Q Theatre in Queanbeyan. Tickets are $25 full prince and $18 concession. Bookings can be made at Three Sides of Love and Death takes audiences on a transformative journey and is one of ...

Woman charged with arson over Kambah fire

By 21 November 2015

ACT Policing arrested a 21-year-old Higgins woman yesterday (20 November) in relation to a fire at a Kambah residence earlier this year. The blaze, which started in the gara...

Coming Soon -- 'Magnified': 12 years of the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Pr

By 20 November 2015

Celebrate 12 years of The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize at the National Archives this summer. Enjoy incredible prize-winning artworks exhibited alongside inspiring historical content from the collections of the National Archives of Australia and the South Australian Museum. A partnershi...

ACT set to lead nation on startups: Telstra winner

By 20 November 2015
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The first ever ACT Telstra Business Women’s Awards winner to go on to collect a national gong reckons the territory is on the verge of becoming an Australian leader in entrep...

Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra Public Workshops Saturday 28 November 20

By 20 November 2015

Three public music workshops are on offer on Saturday 28 November 9 - 12 at the Jerrabomberra Community Centre, The Parkway Jerrabomberra with musicians who are part of the Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra performing on Friday night at the Q Theatre. Empowering the Female Voice is open to wom...

Phone GPS now legal (if safely secured)

By 20 November 2015 15
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Canberra drivers and riders can use their phone’s GPS capability (if the device is safely secured) while on the road following an amendment to ACT legislation. It had pre...

Police discover body in Majura

By 20 November 2015

ACT police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an unidentified body found in Majura this afternoon. Police are in the process of determining the cause of death a...

Ask RiotAct: Did I get caught by the speed camera van?

By 20 November 2015 16
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Hi guys, On my way back to work today, I drove pass a speed camara white van. I was doing a 70 in the 60 zone. I didn't realise the van is there; however, I put on my brakes...

Garage Sales this weekend (21 and 22 November 2015)

By 20 November 2015
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Allclassifieds has a spiffy new website and it’s definitely worth a look. We’ve collected five sales on this Saturday, but for all of the sales, check out the website. ...

A look around Canberra - Crace

By 20 November 2015 21

The suburb of Crace in Gungahlin was named after Edward Kendall Crace who was one of the largest landholders in the district. Edward Crace sadly drowned in 1892 while attempting to...

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