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Upcoming events at Ginninderra Falls

By 19 April 2015

The following Ginninderra Falls events are coming up this month: 21 April 2015 From 9:00am The Ginninderra Falls Biodiversity Working Group will meet with Riverview to discuss the issues connected with a 300 metre conservation corridor, plans for a visitor hub, and the need for further work on...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 19 April 2015

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Playground review – Nature Discovery Playground, Tidbinbilla

By 19 April 2015

I have memories of being a kid out at Tidbinbilla - quiet family BBQs soaking up the serenity of the Aussie bush. I can also still hear the sound of my screams when an emu decided ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: ONA on the Lawns, Manuka

By 18 April 2015

Readers were quick to respond when I recently reviewed ONA in Fyshwick, disagreeing with my thoughts on the service and portion sizes. Having previously been a regular at ONA on th...

Local sports club profile – Central Spears Gridiron

By 17 April 2015
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Here’s a fun piece of local sporting trivia: Canberra is home to Australia’s number one ranked men’s gridiron team – the Central Spears. The Central Spears men’s a...

A look around Canberra – Pearce

By 17 April 2015 4
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Pearce is a quiet little suburb in Woden, located at the foot of Mount Taylor and tucked away between the neighbouring suburbs of Chifley, Mawson and Torrens. Like many of Canberra...

Weekend garage sale guide (18th and 19th April 2015)

By 17 April 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Gordon, Evatt, Farrer, Scullin, Hawker, Oxley, Franklin, Torrens, Ngunnawal, Turner and Kambah. Happy Friday! Saturday 18 April 48 C...

Whats on this weekend? 18th and 19th April 2015

By 16 April 2015 2

This weekend's highlights include a Madonna memorabilia display, a Carnivale-themed first birthday party at Lucky's Speakeasy and Record Store Day at Landspeed Records. What ar...

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Narrabundah Festival this Saturday

By 19 March 2015 1

Old Narrabundah Community Council (ONCC Inc) invites you to attend the 2015 Narrabundah festival. This popular event will be the sixth one we have organised at the shops. Attractions, live music and dancing include: Cassidy’s Ceili – 1030am – 1230 pm Russian Dancing – Short display...

Man faces court on murder charge

By 19 March 2015

A 34-year-old Gordon man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, March 19) charged with murder. The man has been charged with murdering his 28-year-old wife and...

Canberra innovator launches Australian first

By 19 March 2015
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Canberra innovator James Long has this month launched what he believes is Australia’s first crowd funded hacking prize. It’s called Hack the Lobby, and it offers a $500 ...

Good and reasonably priced mechanic

By 19 March 2015 15

It's been about two years since the Canberra's best mechanic post was put up on RiotACT and I was wanting to see if there's been any change in the line up of good mechanics as...

What’s on this weekend? 21st and 22nd March 2015

By 19 March 2015 4

Another weekend with lots to do in the capital, including the 2015 Canberra Comedy Festival, which runs until Sunday at various venues. With a line up including Jason Byrne, Mi...

Between – Picturing 1950-1960s Taiwan

By 18 March 2015

This is a must-see exhibition for those with an interest in photography. What may not be known is that during the 1950s and 1960s there were many very talented photographers...

You're invited to the Tocumwal Lane pARTy

By 18 March 2015

In less than two short weeks the Tocumwal Lane pARTy will bring a celebration of art, culture, food and music into the heart of our city. Providing visitors with an exciting new...

Witnesses sought to robbery at Latham Handy Mart

By 18 March 2015
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred in Latham yesterday (Tuesday, March 17). About 4.30pm, a male entered the Handy Mart store, located at ...

Light rail: Shortlist announced to deliver first stage of Capital Metro

By 18 March 2015 171

Two world-leading consortia have been shortlisted to deliver the first-stage of Canberra’s light rail network, which will deliver more than 3,500 jobs during construction and deliver more than $1 billion in benefits to the ACT economy, Minister for Capital Metro Simon Corbell announced today. The...

Cheap eats - Saigon Fresh (Gungahlin)

By 18 March 2015 14
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You know when you stumble across something, and you think about how awesome you are for finding something so great? That's how I feel about Saigon Fresh in Gungahlin. It's a tiny ...

The return of Westlake to Yarralumla

By 18 March 2015 23
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Yarralumla, originally titled Westlake by Walter Griffin, was once a ‘workers’ suburb that was largely out of sight and out of mind. Then came the lake and it has since bec...

Local leaders - Tracy Keeley (Bookplate, National Library of Australia)

By 18 March 2015 7
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If you visited Canberra’s recent Night Noodle Markets and found yourself enjoying salt and pepper calamari at the National Library instead of doing battle with the crowds fo...

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