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Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 1

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014 1

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

Healthy eating for your family on a budget in Canberra

By 1 August 2014

In the comments on my previous story about local shopping many commenters claimed that a single trip to a big supermarket provided the best prices throughout the cart. I hav...

2014 Floriade NightFest tickets now on sale

By 1 August 2014

Tickets to one of Canberra's most exciting after-dark events, Floriade NightFest, go on sale today. Now in its seventh year, the ticketed twilight event will transform Commo...

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Whats on this weekend? 26th and 27th July 2014

By 25 July 2014

To get things started, we have a few picks from the RiotACT team... Hannah is going to Guyy and the fox The front gallery Saturday 27th July Josh is heading to Stomp...

Lost Chook

By 24 July 2014 13

While walking the dog today near the pond on Bugden Avenue, Fadden, I encountered a lost chook. She is an orange/brown Orpington, very tame and when called (here, chook chook chook) she immediately walks briskly to your feet and doesn't mind be handled. I have her in my backyard now but there are l...

Man arrested following car hijacking

By 24 July 2014

ACT Policing has charged a man following an instance of assault and motor vehicle theft in Watson yesterday evening (Wednesday July 23). About 6.10pm, a blue Kia Rio was stoppe...

Why I Joined The Australian Sex Party

By 24 July 2014 41

To understand modern politics through the Left/Right divide is to misunderstand the great challenges of our generation. The battlelines of modern Australian politics are cer...

University of Canberra new front of shirt sponsor for Canberra United

By 24 July 2014

Canberra United will sport a new front of shirt sponsor for Westfield W-League Season 7 with the University of Canberra taking the prominent position for the new campaign. "We ...

Could Ferries be part of the public transport solution for Canberra?

By 24 July 2014 32

In Saturday's Panorama magazine, Chris Wallace suggested that Canberra would benefit from a ferry system (as transport as much as a tourist attraction), with ferries every 15 m...

Significant government investment delivers Australias best ambulance response

By 24 July 2014

Improvements in the ACT Ambulance service have resulted in the ACT now having the best priority one response times at the 90th percentile of any Australian capital city, according to an independent review. Minister for Police and Emergency Service, Simon Corbell, today released the report, which...

The Rokitelly Man - Dramatic Productions (Preview)

By 24 July 2014 5

It's been a big year for locally developed musicals here in Canberra with new big budget productions Heart of a Dog and Winging my Way to the Top already done and dusted.  But...

Wanted: pic of Mouse house at Weston park and other old Canberra pics

By 24 July 2014

Hi All I run a little website called Capital Yarns where I invite readers to submit 3 items and I write them a short work of fiction featuring all 3 set in Canberra. It's at I would love to get some requests from RiotACT readers and contributors! I like to fea...

Canberra dog exercise areas - what do you think?

By 24 July 2014 7

The ACT Government is consulting on changes to dog exercise areas in Canberra. It's really important that everyone has their say. The proposals offer some new off leash areas, f...

Legalise Pot

By 24 July 2014 33

I'm connected with a agency supporting people who are dealing with significant drug issues in their lives. But one of the the hidden issues around the use of so called illegal ...

Man charged; aggravated robbery on bus

By 24 July 2014

ACT Policing has charged an 18-year-old Curtin man following the aggravated robbery of a bus driver in Civic last night (Wednesday, July 23). About 11.35pm, a male caught an AC...

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