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Inquiry called after death in custody at AMC

By 27 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

There will be an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the care and supervision of an Alexander Maconochie Centre detainee following his death in custody today...

Ask RiotACT: Canberra entrepreneurs?

By 27 May 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi Canberrans. Does anyone know of startups in the ACT, particularly firms that aim to grow beyond the ACT, begun by folks with a vocational education background of any sort...

Pre-made home delivered meals in Canberra – Part 2

By 27 May 2016 2
Gourmet Dinner Service

This is part 2 in a series of posts detailing some of the different options for pre-made meals that can be home delivered in Canberra. This is for all the busy people out th...

First Look – 79&Fine (Civic)

By 27 May 2016
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I heard a few whisperings on social media this week about a new cafe in Civic and the name drew my attention immediately. I initially thought 79&Fine was a reference to may...

ACT Revenue sleuths to hunt tax cheats

By 26 May 2016 4
Tax investigation

The ACT Government will hire specialist investigators to track down tax cheats as part of a 2016-17 Budget initiative that is projected to recoup $27 million for an investmen...

Speaker gets baking for Biggest Morning Tea

By 26 May 2016
Baking madeleines

Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly Vicki Dunne has embraced the spirit of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, cooking up a batch of madeleines in her office kitchen to shar...

LinkedIn warns users after 117m passwords stolen

By 26 May 2016 1
LinkedIn

Days after media reports of a massive data breach at LinkedIn surfaced, the business networking platform has told its members that the breach first occurred in 2012 but that th...

Canberras queuing culture: How do we line up?

By 26 May 2016
Noodle Markets queuing

Canberrans are instinctive queuers. Recently, I have witnessed this at the Westside Shipping Container Village; on the mornings of ALDI’s special deals days; at a bicycle and...

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Awesome autumn - Lake Ginninderra walk

By 6 May 2016

Is there anywhere more lovely than Canberra in autumn?  If you'd like to experience some stunning leaf colour and pretty reflections, take a stroll by Lake Ginninderra. We've researched a walk that will appeal to everyone - and it's pram friendly, child friendly and dog friendly too. Interest...

Ask RiotACT: Electrician for small job?

By 5 May 2016 6
Ask RiotACT

I've just converted my garage into an office, and need an electrician to add a new powerpoint and data point. Can anyone recommend a reputable sparky who would do a small job ...

Try Croquet

By 5 May 2016

Want to try a new sport? Croquet is a combination of physical skill and tactics. Free Come and Try on Sunday 8 May at 1pm on the lawns on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Coronation Drive Yarralumla - next to the Hyatt hotel.  See www.canberracroquet.org.au...

Police seek witnesses to suspicious fires

By 5 May 2016
Suspicious fires

ACT Policing, ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have identified a suspect in a relation to a series of suspicious fires lit in Canberra late last month and are c...

The Black Hat Band hosts May Blues Jam

By 5 May 2016
The Black Hat Band

The Black Hat Band performs classic blues, rock and original compositions. The band plays songs from the traditional standards to lesser known songs from some great blues artis...

Friday Night Live - Doggn It Blues

By 5 May 2016
Doggn It Blues

Join us for original Blues for and about Australia. Doggn it Blues is Graeme Druce (vocals, guitar) and John Cupit (vocals, harp). Doggn It Blues won the SBS Blues contest S...

Friday Night Live - Blue Eyes Cry

By 5 May 2016
Blue Eyes Cry

Slick, modern and funky are words often used to describe multi-award winning blues band Blue Eyes Cry. Hardworking would be another. From the un-air conditioned comfort of its ...

Friday Night Live - Alanna & Alicia

By 5 May 2016
Alana and Alicia

Alanna & Alicia are identical twins who blend folk, jazz and roots in their original acoustic songs. Known for their sweet sibling harmonies and natural musical rapport, th...

A treat for your Mum for Mother's Day

By 5 May 2016

Carl Rafferty presents… “An Affair to Remember” May 6/7/8 at Canberra’s Albert Hall Special MOTHER’S DAY afternoon tea concert with scones and champagne and lots of other goodies! Sunday May 8. You’ll love this celebration of the great love affairs from movies,history and opera....

First Authors Announced for Canberra Writers Festival

By 5 May 2016
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Renowned British author AC Grayling and recent Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood are amongst an exciting first line up for the inaugural Canberra Writers Festival, set to swee...

Founders sell Bus Depot Markets

By 5 May 2016
Old Bus Depot Markets

The Old Bus Depot Markets at Kingston have new owners, effective immediately, after co-founders Diane Hinds and Morna Whiting sold the business to Iconic Markets and Events Pty...

In ACTPLA we trust

By 5 May 2016 3
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With the NCA moving to hand over significant planning powers to the ACT Government, the focus now shifts to how the ACT Government handles such an increase in responsibility fo...

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