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Ask RiotACT: Looking for a lockup garage

By 2 July 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hello Everyone, I am looking for a lockup garage to do some woodwork over the next 4 or so months. I would preferably like somewhere that has lights and close to Lyneham. ...

Hobbs positive on Greens’ chances of taking ACT Senate seat

By 2 July 2016 1
christina hobbs

The Greens are currently poised to steal the ACT Senate seat out from under the feet of the Liberals Zed Seselja. Zed has been virtually absent from his electorate for the past...

Two extradited from NSW over aggravated robbery

By 1 July 2016
Police wrap

A 37-year-old man and a 28-year-old man have been extradited from Queanbeyan to face charges over an aggravated robbery at the Australia Post store in Fyshwick. At about 9.3...

Are you electing to party?

By 1 July 2016
don's party

After all the electioneering, the sloganeering, the cheering and the jeering, and having finally cast your vote this federal election, are you about ready to party? Thought so...

Zed campaigners post ‘rape joke’ about Greens candidate

By 1 July 2016 13
Offensive material

Supporters of ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja have attached to the dashboard of one of their campaign vehicles text on a photograph of his key opponent, Greens candidate Christ...

Village Building Co. chief Winnel retires, Doherty takes reins

By 1 July 2016
Doherty and Winnel

Bob Winnel, the founder and managing director of Canberra property development giant the Village Building Company, retired yesterday, handing the reins to a new Chief Executive O...

Dickson beyond the latest ACTPLA approval

By 1 July 2016 5

What does it take for the ACT Government to have vision for developments in and around my own suburb of Dickson?  I’ll get back to the question. On Thursday the planning ...

Ask RiotACT: Would you pay for this?

By 1 July 2016 13
Ask RiotACT

Back in 2014 we had some renovation work done on our house.  They ran out of materials and didn't return until 9 months later to finish it off. We knew full well we owed them ...

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Cyclists discover adventure with CycleLifeHQ

By 14 June 2016

Imagine a website that enabled you to discover all of the cycling experiences available in any location around the globe, and then (with the click of a button) create the cycli...

Questions surround domestic violence levy

By 14 June 2016 5
Andrew Barr

The ACT budget announcement of $21.4 million to address the territory’s domestic violence can only be welcomed, however there are questions. I have written earlier about t...

Ask RiotACT: Tough plants for Canberra conditions

By 14 June 2016 6
Ask RiotACT

Hi, I am not much of a gardener, so I need a bit of advice. I have a bit of a garden that faces east with a fence behind it that I need to plant out. I used to have a correa an...

Hume Hwy chaos after serious crash near Goulburn

By 13 June 2016
Snowy Hydro SouthCare helicopter

All southbound lanes on the Hume Highway are closed near Goulburn this afternoon while police investigate a serious crash in which four occupants of a Toyota Land Cruiser were ...

Volunteer Interpreter Program - Tidbinbilla and Namadgi National Park

By 13 June 2016

Volunteer at Tidbinbilla and Namadgi National Park – Volunteer Interpreter Program now recruiting!  Become part of a team of trained Volunteer Interpreters who help visit...

ACT Budget – the Good, the Bad and the not so Ugly

By 13 June 2016 18
ACT Budget

I’m going out on a limb when I say that I reckon this is the best ACT Budget I can think of, including those with which I had a part in creating. You would say that, say m...

Constitution Day family fun at the National Archives of Australia

By 13 June 2016

Join in family fun Constitution-style! Try the discovery trail and collect your cupcake, try your hand at calligraphy, or Indigenous face-painting and storytelling, and make yo...

Ask RiotACT: Mt Mugga Mugga redevelopments

By 12 June 2016 10
Ask RiotACT

Hi all, Does anyone know about the redevelopments up on Mt Mugga Mugga?  I just went for a walk around the perimeter of the old quarry there, and encountered a new road, ne...

Because life's too short to wear boring jewellery...

By 11 June 2016
necklace hexagon

While the name LLL Designs may not ring an immediate bell in your head, you have probably come across their bright and funky stalls pretty much all over Canberra, from the Nigh...

Wrap up from cold, wrap up in a book

By 10 June 2016 2

Libraries ACT is inviting the Canberra community to visit their local library over winter and discover the new ‘what’s on’ winter program. Penny Davies, the senior man...

New measures to protect road users

By 10 June 2016 10

New laws will make it illegal to put the safety of drivers, riders and passengers at risk by throwing objects or placing them in their path. The laws were passed in the AC...

Greens demand Seselja oppose Joyce

By 10 June 2016 20
Christina Hobbs

ACT Greens Senate candidate Christina Hobbs has slammed Barnaby Joyce's plan to force Canberra-based public servants to leave Canberra. "This is blatant pork-barrelling on ...

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