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Patterns that lead to domestic violence

By 31 May 2016
The Jacka residence in which the boy was killed in February.

The ACT Government has released three reports upon domestic and family violence. They are comprehensive complex documents which highlight the need for much greater cooperation...

First frost reminds us winter is coming … tomorrow

By 31 May 2016 2
Frosty windscreen

Happy winter’s eve, everyone. It’s time to pull out the jug of warm water and the ice scraper, the first frost is here – the first in our suburb, anyway. Canberra tem...

Public help identify drink driver

By 30 May 2016
Police wrap

Police will summons a 32-year-old Palmerston woman after she was caught drink-driving on Sunday. A number of reports were received about a silver Mazda sedan being driven er...

More doctors, nurses for TCH emergency department

By 30 May 2016 6
The Canberra Hospital

The emergency department at The Canberra Hospital will gain an extra 39 staff in 2016-17 and a further 15 workers by the end of the 2019-20 financial year as part of a $29 mill...

Ngunnawal woman dies in driveway accident, police investigating

By 30 May 2016
Police wrap

A police investigation is underway into the death of a 44-year-old woman on Saturday after she was struck by her own vehicle in the driveway of her Ngunnawal home. ACT Polic...

Baby, it’s cold outside

By 30 May 2016 12

The forecast was for an overnight minimum of 4 degrees, but the mercury dipped to -1.8 at around 11.30pm and it’s still 0 out there now as families head off for school and ...

Ask RiotACT: ACT-wide shortage of plastic cat tray liner bags

By 30 May 2016 2
Ask RiotACT

So recently I started using these new nifty bag liners that stretch around the cat litter tray and when you are done just fold up and in the bin, so much less mess and so much ...

Dutton offensive on asylum-seekers

By 30 May 2016 42
ss new australia

When I came to Australia in 1952, I couldn’t speak English, I couldn’t count to 10 and I came by boat. If Minister Dutton had been on the wharf, would he have turned my bo...

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$2m for programs to keep children on move

By 19 May 2016 14
children on move

The ACT government has announced it will expand programs to encourage children to walk or ride to school. Ahead of Walk Safely to School Day on Friday, the transport and ...

Experienced duo to lead sentencing board

By 19 May 2016 1
law generic

Attorney-general Simon Corbell on Thursday announced a new chair and deputy chair of the Sentence Administration Board, the body responsible for reviewing prisoner sentences, p...

Top seven things to do around Canberra this weekend (20-22 May)

By 19 May 2016 3
Roller derby

There is plenty of live music to be enjoyed around Canberra this weekend, with former farmhand and Australian Idol runner-up Shannon Noll's gig at the Southern Cross Club in W...

Ask RiotACT: Strange object in northern skies at sunset, 18 May

By 19 May 2016 13

Did any Canberrans spot an elliptical shaped object, about 1/10 the width of a Full Moon, in the northern sky yesterday afternoon? From Narrabundah it was clearly visible at a...

Ask RiotACT: Need to find a good offset printer in Canberra

By 19 May 2016 9
Ask RiotACT

I'll cut right to it. I'm making a large format (~A3 page sizes) photo-book with text that will be around forty pages in length with a hardcover and I want to know everyone's e...

Why Nick Kyrgios stirs white anxieties

By 19 May 2016 34
Nick Kyrgios

After Olympic Head of Mission Kitty Chiller said that Nick Kyrgios ‘doesn’t really understand what it means to be an Australian Olympian’, the Canberran tennis hotshot tu...

Man to face court over Merc theft, meth use, fire extinguisher attack

By 19 May 2016 1
ACT Magistrates Court

A 25-year-old man will appear before court this morning charged with several offences relating to the alleged theft of a Mercedes C200, being under the influence of methylamphe...

Smarter health with smart technology

By 19 May 2016

As we surpass the “digital age” and head into an era of smart technologies, it will be interesting to see how far technology can go towards increasing our quality of life. ...

Uni Pub Comedy Club - Ramshackle Fiasco

By 19 May 2016

4 great Canberra Comedians come together from one great night of standup. Fresh from there Sydney Comedy Festival run, RAMSHACKLE FIASCO are putting the show on in Canberra....

Woman stable after Chisholm smash

By 19 May 2016
Chisholm accident site

A woman has been freed from wreckage after a two-vehicle accident in Chisholm this morning and will be taken to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition. The ACT Ambula...

5 To Try: Healthy breakfasts in Braddon

By 19 May 2016 6

Braddon is known for its good coffee and abundance of bars and brunch venues. But no longer does your breakfast have to be a guilty pleasure. I’ve compiled this list of healthier...

Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery

By 18 May 2016 2
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery outside the Tuggeranong Hockey Centre on Soward Way in Greenway on Monday. A 75-year-old woman was standing next to he...

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