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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 4
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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A Shot & A Beer with Alice Fraser

By 2 November 2015

A Shot & A Beer is back on 12 November with the international sensation Alice Fraser. Alice is just back from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival performing her critically acclaimed solo show Savage. As if you need more convincing, Alice has performed sold out solo shows at the Melbourne International...

North Canberra Community Council on Floriade future

By 2 November 2015 11
Floriade: Canberra's flower festival.

Editor note: It's been a several weeks since Floriade, but that doesn't mean the debate about Floriade's future has gone away. We asked local leaders about where it should go nex...

Eat your Greens! The candidate classes

By 2 November 2015 19
KURRAJONG ACT Greens candidates

This old Labor warhorse looked at the offerings from the Greens, as announced in the papers and online recently and thought, well, is this all that different? I am looking a...

A new Canberra Podcast (& other Capital Yarns developments)

By 1 November 2015

Just an update on a few developments in the Capital Yarns world. I've just launched a new audio version of my stories. Already I have two yarns available in this format: the...

Top tips for visiting the dog park

By 31 October 2015 1

Dog parks are a great way for your dog to get some exercise off leash and socialise with other dogs. We've prepared a short video with our top tips for making each trip to th...

The Brunch Run: Black Pepper Cafe

By 31 October 2015
Black Pepper

Across the road from the Belconnen Arts Centre and with pretty views of Lake Ginninderra, Black Pepper scores highly on location. It also meets my key criteria for a brunch ...

Ask RiotACT: What happened to Kingston Grind?

By 31 October 2015 4

Hi Rioters, Does anyone know what has happened to the Kingston Grind cafe? It shut around early September. There was a sign up saying it was closed for renovations. This sign ...

Percussion queen set to dazzle at Llewellyn

By 30 October 2015 1
Claire Edwardes

Get ready for a magic carpet ride! Claire Edwardes, the “Sorceress of Percussion”, joins the flamboyant conductor Nicholas Milton and his Canberra Symphony Orchestra on Wed...

The #VisitQueanbeyan Progressive Dinner Party

By 30 October 2015

Can I consider myself local if I have only lived in a place for 6 1/2 years? Some say maybe not.! BUT, I do love this place, Queanbeyan, that is my home town! As with any town much of its goodness and uniqueness is hidden to outsiders. Canberra has always struggled with the very incorrect 'boring...

The Levee hosts November Blues Jam

By 30 October 2015
Levee Blues Jam Pic Draft 1 flat

Guitarist Bryan Williams formed The Levee in Sydney in the 2000s. Now, joined by lead singer Justin Hoffman – a gifted singer with a broad vocal range – and a solid rhythm ...

Follow our lead on Uber: Barr

By 30 October 2015 73
Andrew Barr

Minutes after taking his first Uber ride in Canberra today, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr called on his counterparts in other states to adopt his regulatory model for ride-sha...

Leaving No-one Behind - Can Australia be a Truly Digital Nation?

By 30 October 2015

In Australia, there are 3.7 million people who have never used the internet. On top of this, many Australians who do have internet access, are not confident enough to do the basics. To become a truly leading, inclusive and global digital nation we need everyone to become confident internet users by ...

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