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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014
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Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014
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The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

Man wanted by police; warrant for arrest

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate 27-year-old Sonny Oeti, who they believe is responsible for a number of aggravated robberies earlier this year. ...

What are the worst traffic lights in Canberra?

By 22 October 2014 15

By the 'worst', I mean the most frustrating and disruptive, the ones that always seem to be red, no matter from which direction you approach them, and particularly if it's on the more important road of the two at an intersection.  The ones which really get on your wick. My own 'top two' are the ...

Mower repair

By 22 October 2014 7

My daughter needs to have her mower looked at. Her teenage boys have been fiddling with it trying to get it going. It will start but won't keep going. Can anyone recommend someone, maybe a hobbyist, to do a reasonably priced job?...

Elderly man missing; assistance sought

By 22 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 80-year-old man, Vernon Pretty. Vernon was last seen this morning about 6.45am when he left his u...

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Michelago Mayfair...a grand day out.

By 1 May 2010 2

Bring your Mum (just before mothers day) down to the country to enjoy the 2010 annual Michelago Mayfair. Located an easy 20 minutes drive south of Tuggeranong down the Monaro Hwy, you will enjoy a day of country fun, with entertainment, craft stalls, great food and fun and games for the whole family...

Rubbish removal

By 1 May 2010 19

Can anyone tell me if there is a rubbish removal service available in Canberra.  I have about half a garage full of largish items (old desk, busted tv, etc) and no way of getting them to the tip.  They are not suitable to sell, only to throw out. Thanks...

INTERESTED IN A RADIO INTERNSHIP @ 2XX, 98.3 FM?

By 1 May 2010

Canberra's community radio station 2XX is one of Australia's longest running community broadcasters, on air since 2 July 1976. Originally broadcasting on the AM band, in 2000 2XX moved to 98.3 FM & in 2005 moved in to brand spanking new purpose-built studios in the new Griffin Centre in Canberra...

Images of Canberra - Sullivans Creek Sunset

By 1 May 2010 4

On our nightly patrol of Sullivan's Creek the Kelpie of Few Accomplishments and I came across this scene. Shame I didn't have a proper camera, but worth sharing I thought. Got an image of Canberra to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com...

Siege in Holder

By 1 May 2010 40

[First filed: Apr 29, 2010 @ 16:07] The shiny new ACT Policing website is silent on the subject but ABC radio reports there's a siege underway on Dickson Drive in Holder. If your kids can't get home on the buses they will apparently be kept for you at Canberra College. UPDATED: "fgzk" h...

Stanhope Seeks Saffas

By 30 April 2010 19

It seems even the dismal failure of his housing affordability programs can't stop Jon Stanhope's enthusiasm to bring more people to Canberra. Today he announces that the "Live in Canberra" program is off to South Africa to find more Canberrans. Is he hoping to drive away the Canberrans he's al...

Scouts return to Stromlo

By 30 April 2010 1

L->R Stromlo Cub Leader and a Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Michael Freeman, Scout Rachel Alley-Freeman, Mary Porter MLA, Scout Allana Alley-Freeman and Chief Commissioner Neville Tomkins Duffy seems to be at the centre of our thoughts at the moment. Mary Porter was down there today handing ...

Dog Obedience Classes

By 30 April 2010 25

We have a very energetic kelpie/border collie cross puppy who is definitely going to need to have obedience training in a few months when he's old enough. The Belconnen Dog Obedience Class only has phone inquiries on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings but from the sounds of it - their classes ...

Police Wrap - 30 April 2010

By 30 April 2010 12

1. Photos of suspected Calwell bandits: ACT Policing has released images of individuals suspected of attempting to rob two businesses in Calwell earlier this month. About 9.25pm on Saturday 18 April, a male employee at the Woolworths supermarket on Were Street was approached by an unk...

Canberra: One must stay in this location. It will verify to be full worth for

By 30 April 2010 11

A website called everydatexpat is running a glowing review of Canberra. Canberra is one of the most pleasing cities in Australia. It is planned around Lake Burley Griffin and the parliamentary triangle that contain the Parliament House, High Court and the other important buildings. The city h...

Krav Maga Introduction Session - 8th of May

By 30 April 2010 6

For those interested in self defence or looking to gain some practical self defence skills, Krav Maga Canberra run regular introduction sessions that you can attend to learn the basics and determine if Krav Maga is right for you. The next introduction session will be held on Saturday the 8th of M...

DHCS Housing - Do they have a duty of care?

By 30 April 2010 31

As a tenant of housing  I am curious do they have a duty of care as landlords to their tenants.  If a tennant is a constant victim of verbal and physical abuse, that has escalated from AVO's to now criminal charge, and I will add with the area managers full knowledge, does the department have a du...

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