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Theyre ripping up parking lots

By 4 May 2016 1
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Canberra’s planners in the 1950s and beyond delivered an infrastructure made for cars. There were even major freeways planned (a story for another day). The road infrastru...

Budget 2016 | Fee deregulation scrapped but universities still face big cuts

By 3 May 2016
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The Turnbull Government has abandoned full university fee deregulation but is still banking $2 billion in savings from higher education. Scott Morrison’s maiden budget dit...

Budget 2016 | ACT reaction

By 3 May 2016 1
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At a glance - Chief minister says more than 1000 public service jobs will be lost - Business welcomes tax concessions, intern scheme   ACT chief minister Andre...

Budget 2016 | Little joy for Canberrans

By 3 May 2016 1
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At a glance - $2 billion cut from departmental budgets over four years - No jobs growth for public sector - No new infrastructure money for ACT   Scott Morr...

Budget 2016 | Morrison refuses to splash the cash

By 3 May 2016
Parliament House

The Turnbull Government resisted an election-eve pork barrel, opting instead for a modest suite of budget measures geared to avoid antagonising voters ahead of the July 2 poll...

Inmates are in prison for a reason

By 3 May 2016 2
Alexander Maconochie Centre

Prison reform has returned to Canberra and we are advised indigenous detainees at the Alexander Maconochie Centre has risen to 27 percent of our prison population – up from a...

Document ‘drafted by the devil’? Hardly.

By 2 May 2016 11
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I noticed recently how Jeremy Hanson, for the time being the Leader of the Opposition in the ACT likes to talk about the Government/Unions Memorandum of Understanding as though...

Marc Urlich, 43, pleads not guilty to accessory to murder charges

By 2 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A man who shares the same surname as the man accused of murdering Andrew Carville last November has pleaded not guilty in court this morning to charges he was an accessory to t...

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The Brunch Run - The Cupping Room (Civic)

By 16 April 2016 25
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The Cupping Room in Civic is probably one of Canberra's most popular cafes. Whenever I drive past, tables are always full and sometimes there's even a line out the door. I had ...

Themed Trivia Night - Digress - 26th April

By 15 April 2016

We wanna mix things up in here and leave it to the peoples choice!Do you want to feel a sense of nnostalgiawith Buffy the Vampire Slayer Do you want to expose your knowledge of the bad in you with some Breaking Bad?Is would you prefer do you have a fever and the only cure is more Walking Dead?What ...

Chief Minister to earn just shy of $300k from July 1

By 15 April 2016 8
ACT Legislative Assembly

The Chief Minister’s gig in the territory just became a whole lot more attractive, with its designated salary rising to almost $300,000 a year from July 1 after the ACT Remun...

A look around Canberra: Braddon

By 15 April 2016 1
The Hamlet

The suburb of Braddon in Canberra's inner north is one that is growing in popularity each day with every addition of a new restaurant, apartment block, or bar. I'm not sure why...

May 7 2016 Club VAMP 9th Birthday at TRANSIT

By 15 April 2016

VAMP's 9th Anniversary Event Saturday May 7 2016 at The TRANSIT Bar, Akuna St Civic Alternative Music Club eg. [Post] Punk, Dark Indie, Goth, Industrial, New Wave, Electronica, Heavy Glam Rock, EBM, Grunge, Darkwave, Bowie etc Featuring dark electro-industrial band [SNUFF] of Sydney + DJs: R...

Uni Pub Comedy Club with Rod Quantock

By 14 April 2016

As a pioneer of stand-up comedy, Rod Quantock has more than thirty years’ experience working in cabaret, theatre, television and radio. In 2013, Rod celebrated his 45th year in stand up with a one off show at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre which received rave reviews in the media. He has won...

Police investigate ‘dog baiting’ incident

By 14 April 2016 10
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Police are investigating a ‘dog baiting’ incident in Higgins on Wednesday. Police were called to a residence in Higgins after reports that CCTV footage captured a man th...

Tell people what you really think: learn the fine art of letter writing

By 14 April 2016
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When was the last time you sat down with a pen and paper and mulled over exactly just the right word, the right phrase? Or what about the last time you received a letter addres...

Hoyts preferred operator for Gungahlin cinema, with construction due to start

By 14 April 2016 38
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The developer planning to build Gungahlin's first cinema, Krnc Group, has told a meeting of the Gungahlin Community Council that Hoyts is now the preferred operator for the fac...

Top seven things to do in Canberra this weekend (15-17 April)

By 14 April 2016 2
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This weekend be transported back to a time before technology: join the Jane Austen Festival at Albert Hall and indulge yourself in everything Regency, attend a guided workshop in t...

Seeking transparency in the ACT Government

By 14 April 2016 39
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There are many things about the current ACT Government that are causing concerns, to me and local residents I meet with often – and I think most of us voted for them. Now th...

Ask RiotACT: international finance advice

By 13 April 2016 4
Ask RiotACT

Hi hive mind, Does anyone know of a Canberran financial advisor who is able to give advice on international matters? What we need is personal (i.e. retirement, savings, su...

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