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Best of Canberra – Tacos

By 3 March 2015 6
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It’s Tuesday and my favourite thing about this day of the week is the humble taco.  If you are not yet aware of the phenomenon that is Taco Tuesday, it is time to get acquain...

What does the ACT think about the death penalty?

By 3 March 2015 27
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Inside my backyard shed are two signs that my fiancée and I recently made. The signs read, “Indonesia, we love you but please tell your Government to stop killing Australian...

Are you ready to be Enlightened?

By 3 March 2015
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It's the best time of year again when the evenings are warm - but not stifling, with a cool - but not cold breeze; allowing everyone to come out after dark to explore Enlighten. ...

The Canberra Night Noodle Markets

By 2 March 2015 20
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Earlier this year it was announced that Canberra was going to be introduced to the Noodle Markets made famous by Melbourne and Sydney, and it has been the talk of the town ever...

Chic Henry and the tram to nowhere?

By 2 March 2015 41
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I've had a couple of long conversations with Summernats' Chic Henry, who is tossing up whether to run in the 2016 ACT election. He told me that the Liberals want him to stan...

Should Norfolk Island be self governed?

By 2 March 2015 7
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The bun fight between the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly and the Commonwealth Government regarding governance of the island has been going on for decades. The island ha...

Seselja welcomes funding for safer schools

By 3 March 2015 1

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja has today welcomed funding for Canberra Grammar School under the Coalition Government’s $18 million Schools Security Programme. “Canberra Grammar School is one of 54 schools to receive funding under the programme, which delivers on our election commitme...

ACT Government leads nation on climate change action

By 3 March 2015

Canberra’s environmental watchdog has given the thumbs up to the ACT Government’s response to climate change in the region, Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell and Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment Robert Neil announced today. The commissioner today released his report ...

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Driving instructor recommendations?

By 2 February 2015 4
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I was wondering if anyone could recommend a patient and experienced driving instructor, preferably in the Tuggeranong area.  The person looking for instruction is a male who i...

Queanbeyan Relay for Life, 21-22 February

By 2 February 2015
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Help to celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer in the Queanbeyan City community by donating or participating in Queanbeyan's Relay for Life event this month. Organise...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Rice paper rolls

By 2 February 2015 4
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Last week when the call went out for Canberra’s best rice raper rolls, two of my favourite Vietnamese places were nominated: Saigon Foodies in Kingston and iPho in Garema Pla...

Grey power unite - Take back the night

By 2 February 2015 9
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Back in September I wrote about the quality (or lack of it) in our nursing homes and the appalling treatment the Federal Government was meting out to residents of those homes....

Language walk and community celebrations, 21 February

By 1 February 2015 1
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This event brings together people from different communities to raise awareness of the value of all languages, especially endangered languages, in a multilingual and multicultural ...

Playground review - Boundless (Kings Park)

By 1 February 2015 2
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This weekend RiotACT introduces a new regular feature, the playground review. Our expert reviewer, Kate Buscombe, visits playgrounds across Canberra to give parents and carers t...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 February 2015
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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...

Weight loss hypnotherapy - any recommendations?

By 31 January 2015 18
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I'm considering hypnotherapy to assist with weight loss, has anyone tried this in Canberra? Any recommendations? Disclaimer: I know weight loss is relatively simple: eat les...

Recommendations for metal fencing contractors ?

By 31 January 2015 2
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I need to replace a 25+ year old wooden fence - preferably with a metal one because the old wooden one has some termites in it. Any recommendations for metal fencing contrac...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Eightysix

By 31 January 2015 4
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Eightysix is by far my absolute favourite Canberra restaurant, so when I heard they had re-introduced a breakfast menu I was ecstatic and a little bit intrigued. How would it w...

Two arrested over Uriarra cannabis crop

By 30 January 2015
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A 28-year-old Tuggeranong man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on cannabis cultivation offences and a second may also face charges after they were arrested by police in the Ur...

Cub Callaway, The Feldons and After Hollywood, 31 January

By 30 January 2015
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Cub Callaway (Ex Saints, Ed Kuepper band, Coupe Deville) will be launching their latest record, Fall Of The Empire this Saturday (31 January) at Smiths Alternative. Joining ...

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