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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
ACT parking pic

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 five things to do in Canberra this Easter weekend (25-28 March)

By 24 March 2016 1

With the cool change in weather, we recommend long cosy lunches with friends and family. However, Canberra doesn’t disappoint if getting out and about is your thing. We’ve sele...

Canberra Brickworks Precinct - Important Community Update

By 24 March 2016 2

Thursday March 31, 7:00pm at Yarralumla Primary School Hall Loftus Street Yarralumla The ACT government will shortly invite developers to submit proposals to develop the Canberra Brickworks Precinct. The Canberra Brickworks Precinct Community Panel has been meeting since November 2015 to formu...

A true artist, Candy Royalle will perform at the 50th National Folk Festival

By 24 March 2016 3
Candy Royalle - photo credit Nicola Bailey - for web - 47

    Raging with humanity, Candy Royalle will perform at the 50th National Folk Festival this week with her band the Freed Radicals. Accompanied by bass, keys,...

Free screening of 'Forgotten Plague', film on chronic fatigue syndrome

By 24 March 2016

See Forgotten Plague in Canberra on Friday 1 April at 6pm and on Monday 4 April at 1pm. Ryan Prior’s life imploded on October 22, 2006 when he was struck down by a disease that dozens of doctors were powerless to diagnose, let alone treat. Against great odds, he becomes a reporter and ventures ...

Witnesses sought to Greenway 'coward punch'

By 23 March 2016
Alleged offender

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a ‘coward punch’ assault that occurred in Tuggeranong on Sunday, February 28 of this year. About 12.30am a male was the victim of an...

Best of Canberra call out: Easter egg shopping

By 23 March 2016 9
Lindt bunnies

Easter egg shopping is best left to the last minute in our household. The longer these annual treats remain on supermarket shelves, the better chance they have of surviving int...

Best of Canberra grocery delivery services

By 23 March 2016 3
Vegies to Your Door

Yesterday, three separate food deliveries arrived at our place. It felt like Christmas (not least because our fridge is now overflowing), but was really all about choosing the ...

Controlled burns scheduled across ACT this week

By 23 March 2016 7
Controlled burn

A one hectare prescribed burn behind the Aranda shopping centre today is one of several ACT Parks and Conservation Service is conducting around the ACT this week. Multiple p...

Responding to the new Dickson supermarket DA

By 23 March 2016 3

It will come as no surprise to regular RiotACT readers that I will be lodging comments on the revised Dickson Development Application: 201426717. I have posted my current draft...

No charges to be laid against Burch staffer

By 22 March 2016
Rudi Lammers

Chief Police Officer Rudi Lammers has this morning announced that following a three month evaluation of matters relating to the communication of confidential police information...

New tactics needed as littering on the rise

By 22 March 2016 24

Clean Up Australia has finished for another year and despite a lack of pre-publicity, 247 tonnes of rubbish was collected by dedicated groups of volunteers throughout Canberra. ...

Brumbies board stands down CEO Michael Jones

By 21 March 2016 11
Michael Jones

The ACT Brumbies board has stood down the rugby union club’s CEO, Michael Jones, announcing the move via Facebook at 8.40pm tonight. Mr Jones's three-year appointment was ...

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