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Two extradited from NSW over aggravated robbery

By 1 July 2016
Police wrap

A 37-year-old man and a 28-year-old man have been extradited from Queanbeyan to face charges over an aggravated robbery at the Australia Post store in Fyshwick. At about 9.3...

Are you electing to party?

By 1 July 2016
don's party

After all the electioneering, the sloganeering, the cheering and the jeering, and having finally cast your vote this federal election, are you about ready to party? Thought so...

Zed campaigners post ‘rape joke’ about Greens candidate

By 1 July 2016 9
Offensive material

Supporters of ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja have attached to the dashboard of one of their campaign vehicles text on a photograph of his key opponent, Greens candidate Christ...

Village Building Co. chief Winnel retires, Doherty takes reins

By 1 July 2016
Doherty and Winnel

Bob Winnel, the founder and managing director of Canberra property development giant the Village Building Company, retired yesterday, handing the reins to a new Chief Executive O...

Dickson beyond the latest ACTPLA approval

By 1 July 2016 4

What does it take for the ACT Government to have vision for developments in and around my own suburb of Dickson?  I’ll get back to the question. On Thursday the planning ...

Ask RiotACT: Would you pay for this?

By 1 July 2016 6
Ask RiotACT

Back in 2014 we had some renovation work done on our house.  They ran out of materials and didn't return until 9 months later to finish it off. We knew full well we owed them ...

Two charged after kangaroo dragged through streets

By 30 June 2016
Police wrap

Two men have been charged after a kangaroo was allegedly attached to the back of a vehicle and driven through Goulburn this week. Officers from Hume local area command locat...

Another stuck truck disrupts bridge traffic

By 30 June 2016 5
Commonwealth Avenue Bridge

It seems the Commonwealth Bridge on Parkes Way is becoming a magnet for stuck trucks. In October last year a truck hauling an excavator blocked the Parkes Way tunnel for t...

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Creating a Cafe: The build is over ... almost!

By 4 June 2016 1

So my dad had left, it was now close to the end of December and we were in a mad scramble trying to book in our well-organized mess of tradies. Most tradesmen were kind enough to s...

Ask RiotACT: Federal Election pre-poll voting places in Canberra?

By 4 June 2016 21
Ask RiotACT

Does anyone know where in Canberra I can cast a vote before election day? And is it open now?    ...

Queen's Birthday Federation Gallery openings

By 3 June 2016 1

Catch a glimpse of the Commonwealth of Australia's original founding documents with a Gallery Host who will discuss the significance of these intriguing, beautiful and powerful...

Friday Night Live - Little Buster

By 3 June 2016
Little Buster

Take one look at Greg’s old Gretsch Tennessee Rose leaned up against his Vox AC 30 amp and you’ll know that that Little Buster has a deep respect for the past – at least ...

Busways, Capital Metro and greenhouse emissions

By 3 June 2016 29
Bus stop

A Gungahlin to Civic busway offers greater overall economic benefits than Stage 1 of Capital Metro, and will probably cause fewer greenhouse emissions. This story begins in ...

642 million Tumblr, MySpace, Fling passwords stolen

By 3 June 2016 9

Not even a fortnight has gone by since it was revealed that 177 million LinkedIn passwords had been made public, confirming that the 2012 breach of LinkedIn's database had stol...

Griffs plan to stop the Belles roll - Roller Derby in the Capital

By 3 June 2016

Canberra Roller Derby League’s third home season game for 2016 is on Saturday June 25. The resurgent Black’n’Blue Belles will face the steely stare of the Surly Griffins....

Kyrgios rules himself out of Olympics, blasts AOC

By 3 June 2016 7
Nick Kyrgios

Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios, who is ranked 19th in the world and number one in Australia, has announced this morning that he will not compete at the Rio Olympics, citing "u...

Campbell man, 18, on rape charge

By 3 June 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

An 18-year-old Campbell man will face court this morning, charged with sexual assault. Police will allege the man sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman on Saturday (28 May...

2016 Keep Australia Beautiful, ACT Sustainable Communities Awards - NOW OPEN!

By 3 June 2016

The ACT #SustainableCommunities Awards recognise excellence in environmental sustainability and community building in the Australian Capital Territory. These awards celebrate t...

Ask RiotACT: Desperately seeking a diesel mechanic

By 3 June 2016 2
Ask RiotACT

My partner and I are in desperate need of getting our diesel Ford Ranger serviced by a good mechanic. As we are new to the area we don't know of anyone who specialises in diese...

Five to try … bars with fireplaces

By 2 June 2016 12
Bar Rochford

Winter has thrust itself upon us, and going out doesn’t seem so appealing on these freezing cold Canberran nights. However, don’t be put off immediately from stepping foot outs...

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