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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...

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, ...

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015
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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...

Ask RiotACT: So, the GST is Going to Increase…?

By 26 November 2015 14
Ask RiotACT

Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will ...

Whats on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 5

The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas i...

Crowdfunding talk with the Light Clock guys

By 26 November 2015 2
The Light Clock

With only seven days left of their Kickstarter campaign (it seems that we can't stay away from the crowdfunding projects here at RiotACT this week), The Light Clock are one o...

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Australian by choice not birth

By 16 November 2015 20

I came into this world at a really young age.  It was in a hospital in Birmingham in England.  When I was three years old, I was kidnapped by my parents and taken from the Is...

Woman critical after Gundagai collision, police establish crime scene

By 15 November 2015 1
Gundagai accident

NSW Police spent several hours this afternoon investigating a collision between two cars on the Hume Highway near Gundagai that left a man and a woman seriously injured and ano...

Design Canberra: Canberra Glassworks open studios

By 15 November 2015

Date: 21 and 22 November Time: Tours will run on the hour, every hour, between 10am – 2pm Meet Canberra Glassworks studio artists, see their works in progress and ask questions in these special intimate tours, developed as part of Design Canberra. Artists featured include: Emilie Pat...

Author Talk with Michael Leunig

By 15 November 2015

Join much-loved Australian artist Michael Leunig as he discusses his new collection, The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off. The companion volume to his best-selling The Essential Leunig, The Wayward Leunig showcases 400 cartoons selected from five decades of work. This new collection i...

Limited screening of Michael Ware's "Only the Dead" documentary in Canberra

By 15 November 2015
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There will be a limited screening of Michael Ware's documentary "Only the Dead" on Monday, 14th December at 7pm at the Dendy Cinemas in the Canberra Centre. Please book your...

Pasko sa Canberra - Philippine Festival

By 15 November 2015

Pasko sa Canberra, an explosion of Philippine food, music, dance, culture and craft will once again take place in the beautiful grounds of the Philippine Embassy in Yarralumla this December. The one-day Christmas festival is hosted by the Filipino Community Council of the ACT (FCCACT), in cooperati...

Canberra Xmas Swiss Chess Challenge 2015

By 14 November 2015

The Canberra Academy of Chess is running the Canberra Xmas Swiss Chess Challenge 2015 on Sunday, 29th November at Melba Copland Secondary School. The Swiss tournament is an individual event for players under 18 years of age, with 8-rounds and a time control of 15 minutes per player per game. Wh...

The Brunch Run: Damn Fine Roasters, Westside Acton Park

By 14 November 2015
Damn Fine Roasters

The edgy shipping container village down by Lake Burley Griffin may not be top of your list for weekend breakfast. I’d been there during Art Not Apart last year and was i...

Uni Pub Comedy Featuring El Jaguar

By 13 November 2015

  El Jaguar is returning to Canberra after his sell out show at the Civic Pub. Join former WWF masked Mexican wrestler El Jaguar for a high energy, highly interactive evening of spontaneous fiesta making. “A rip roaring show of immense proportions” - theatreview Night will be host...

Friday Night Live- Lachy Doley Group

By 13 November 2015
Lachy Doley

Lachy Doley is Australia’s most celebrated Blues Rock Organ Player. He’s been dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, a player who can pump, pamper and occasionally p...

Keller Sessions presents Blues Odyssey

By 13 November 2015
Williams & Louise

You may have seen these two singers crooning around Canberra in various outfits. Now, for the first time, Tara Louise and Justin Hoffman unite with stripped-back vocals and gui...

Seminar: Xavier Herbert

By 13 November 2015

Little attention is being paid to the works of Xavier Herbert, one of Australia’s outstanding novelists. So why are they so rarely recommended in school text lists? His best-known novels, Capricornia (1938) and Poor Fellow My Country (1975) were judged as highly significant, winning major awar...

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