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Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016
Pumpkin soup

With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

Second arrest in Carville murder case

By 1 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A 43-year-old Victorian man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday charged with accessory to murder. The man was arrested yesterday as an accessory after the fact to ...

Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016 2
Andrew Barr launching smart parking at Manuka.

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016 6
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 23
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

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Top six things to do in Canberra this weekend (8-10 April)

By 7 April 2016 2

It’s a mixed bag this weekend: join other runners from the Capital region in the 2016 Australian Running Festival; brush up on your Shakespeare at Canberra Theatre Centre with Be...

Ask RiotACT: Reasonable Hairdresser with Great Colourist

By 7 April 2016 7
Ask RiotACT

Hi, I am new to Canberra and I am looking for a new hairdresser. I live at Turner but I am happy to drive anywhere for a decent and reasonably priced hairdresser. I ha...

TAMS, ACTION, tram to come under one umbrella

By 7 April 2016 24
Emma Thomas and Meegan Fitzharris

The ACT Government will merge its Territory and Municipal Services department with its planned Transport Canberra organisation to form a new ACT Government directorate responsi...

Take a hike: Mount Arawang

By 7 April 2016 3

Sometimes I want a lazy weekend. Sometimes the thought of getting in the car then heading off on a long, arduous hike up a faraway mountain is definitely in the too hard basket...

Best of Canberra – autumn views

By 7 April 2016 9
Gorman Arts Centre

Canberra in autumn is like a jewelry box, with branches covered in foliage of ruby, topaz, champagne diamond and gold everywhere you look. April is the perfect month to make...

MOU with unions not taken to Cabinet: Rattenbury

By 6 April 2016 5
Shane Rattenbury

ACT Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury has described a Memorandum of Understanding between the ACT Government and Unions ACT on procurement as “effectively an MOU between Labor and ...

Ask RiotACT: sports high schools

By 6 April 2016 4
Ask RiotACT

Hello Rioters. Just reaching out to find out what your opinions are on good high schools in Tuggeranong, specifically ones that have good sports programmes. Thanks....

Proud to be a NIMBY

By 6 April 2016 20

Almost every day I walk by a set of new apartments here in Dickson. These are now part of the history of the push by residents not to have rubbish developments plonked in the a...

Manuka Oval among new water station sites

By 6 April 2016 4
Water on Tap

Manuka Oval is among six sites where ‘Water on Tap’ refill stations will be added around Canberra in coming weeks, with the sports venue station specifically designed to ca...

Five cars in collision at Harrison

By 5 April 2016
Accident site

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have attended a five car collision in Harrison. Crews were called to the corner of Horse Park Drive and Mapleton Avenue just afte...

Tram debate becomes battle of economic reviews

By 5 April 2016 60
Alister Coe

The ACT Government has released a second independent review of the business case for stage one of its planned light rail network in reaction to the publication yesterday of com...

Ask RiotACT: Buying hay

By 5 April 2016 8
Ask RiotACT

Hi, I'm getting married in Yarralumla next year and I would like to use hay to achieve a rustic vibe. Does anyone know where to get some? I have only found the green and round ...

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