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Homicide team calls for dashcam clues in Carville case

By 30 November 2015
Detective Sergeant Donna Parsons and Detective Senior Constable Yoran Wolfkamp

ACT Policing homicide detectives have interviewed the owner of a vehicle interest in the case surrounding the suspicious death of Evatt man Andrew Carville and say they can’t...

Dickson neighbour’s 000 call saves pair from food fire

By 30 November 2015
Karuah Street, Dickson

A Dickson resident may have saved the lives of two sleeping neighbours after ACT Fire & Rescue responded to their call to triple zero this afternoon. Firefighters forcibly e...

Firies put out sewage plant fire at Lower Molonglo centre

By 30 November 2015 2
Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre

Firefighters have extinguished a small fire this morning at the Lower Molonglo sewage treatment plant. The Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre is the main treatment ...

Ask RiotACT: High “M” class soil in building contracts?

By 30 November 2015 5
Ask RiotACT

Has anyone building in Canberra been caught by a clause in their building contract that only covers foundations for "S" or Low "M" Class soil and then are informed their block ...

Best of Canberra craft-off creative markets

By 30 November 2015 2

Going to the markets is so exciting! It’s not something that I tended to venture out for but now that I’ve started I’m going to find it very hard to stop. I seem to ha...

Police investigate fatal collision in Royalla

By 28 November 2015

ACT Policing are investigating a three-vehicle collision in Royalla this afternoon (Saturday 28 November) in which a motorcyclist has died. About 5.20pm, police received a r...

Ask RiotACT: Stinky hedge

By 28 November 2015 7

Does anyone else notice that the flowers of this hedge stink? If so, why is there so much of it in Canberra?...

Pick of the Markets: Serendipity Soaps

By 28 November 2015 1

I'm back! But I'm no longer reviewing weekend hot spots. The team thought it would be fun and something a little different, to review local Canberra markets and the stalls that fre...

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Garage Sales on this weekend (7 and 8 November 2015)

By 6 November 2015
allclassifieds canberra garage sale banner

It’s a little bit of a slow weekend of garage sales, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a bargain to be had. We’ve randomly selected five that are on this weekend, but d...

Friday Night Live with Beats Workin'

By 6 November 2015
Jeff Cartwright beats

This time last year more than six hundred lucky locals went nuts at the packed out Boot and Flogger Revival as Beats Workin’ blew the roof off. The band rarely plays away ...

A look around Canberra - Forde

By 6 November 2015 4

The suburb of Forde all the way up in Gungahlin was named after Francis Forde, former Prime Minister of Australia. Forde held the top job for about a week after John Curtin die...

Tea with JT - Danielle Cleary

By 5 November 2015
Danielle Cleary

Have I hooked you in with this series yet? Well, you might like to read about Danielle. She keeps it pretty short and sweet. I actually met her donkeys years ago and have re-co...

PSA: Wentworth Ave city bound lane closed

By 5 November 2015 11
Wentworth Ave accident

City bound lane of Wentworth Ave is closed between Cunningham St and Burke St to all traffic after a three-vehicle accident in which two cars collided with a Murrays bus. Three...

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (7 and 8 November 2015)

By 5 November 2015 4

This weekend’s highlights include the multitude of beer available at the venues and events for Beer Week, the French twist that comes with Telopea Park School’s Le Grande Fete,...

Ask RiotACT: Can anyone recommend lawnmower and chainsaw servicer?

By 5 November 2015 4
Ask RiotACT

Dear all, Can anyone recommend a lawn mower and chainsaw servicer in Canberra? Happy to use a hobbyist as they often offer a better product for less. There were postings on ...

Road trip from Canberra: Carrington Falls

By 5 November 2015 8

If you’re looking for a quiet and pretty spot to visit on an upcoming weekend, why not consider Carrington Falls in the picturesque Kangaroo Valley? Carrington Falls is lo...

9 reasons to go to the symphony tonight

By 5 November 2015
Henry Laska, Clare Edwardes and Sarah Kimball.

Look, I know you have ironing to do, dishes to stack, washing to sort, people to see, places to be. But I’d strongly advise you to drop them all and book yourself a ticket fo...

Dumped kittens survive tip trip

By 4 November 2015 8

Two kittens have been found alive and well at the Materials Recovery Facility in Hume after being dumped in a kerbside recycling bin in Canberra, Minister for Territory and Mun...

Fyshwick Markets website back online

By 4 November 2015 2
Fyshwick Markets

Update: A spokeswoman for the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets called late today to explain that the markets' website was down for several hours today because a virus struck one of ...

Best of Canberra – Markets

By 4 November 2015 5
fresh fruit and vegetables

I like the idea of visiting the local market for groceries; the food is fresh and nutritious, it is a way of supporting the community and local producers and a fun way of doing...

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