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Call for entries – CIT School Stars Band Competition

By 23 September 2014

The 9th annual ‘School Stars Band Competition’ is now calling for entries from high school and college students in the ACT and surrounding NSW region. This year’s even...

National Museum of Australia (2/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 10)

By 23 September 2014 1

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Johnny Rieger Band with John McNamara

By 23 September 2014

GERMAN BLUES CHALLENGE WINNERS the Johnny Rieger Band will be appearing with Melbourne Blues Challenge Winner - John McNamara at The Harmonie German Club on Thursday 2nd October 2014 at 8pm. FREE ENTRY! Described as "The New Generation of Blues" The Johnny Rieger Band have played over 300 concert...

Fundraising dinner to save orangutans

By 23 September 2014

There are revolutionary changes in food coming our way, which have the potential to halve the footprint of global agriculture, while doubling the supply of food and providing e...

Pocket Fox Spring Single Launch – It’s gonna be festive!!

By 23 September 2014

Pocket Fox have a new spring in their step! Join the local folk-pop darlings in an evening that celebrates their new single, Heartsong. The launch will take place in the foyer...

Elderly man attacked in Pearce

By 23 September 2014

ACT Policing is investigating an attack on an elderly man in Pearce last night (22 September). About 10.30pm, an 82-year-old man heard noises outside his home on Pethebridge Str...

National Film and Sound Archives – Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 8)

By 23 September 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Powering greater energy choice in the ACT

By 23 September 2014

Canberrans have greater energy choices from today with Origin - Australia’s largest integrated energy company - now selling gas and electricity to ACT homes and small busines...

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Breaking the APS barrier?

By 8 March 2010 36

I am currently working in a temporary, non ongoing APS job which finishes at the end of this month. I am trying to find an ongoing APS job to work in. However I have always had problems with answering the selection criteria. Although I consider my writing skills (I am a Technical writer / IT support...

Maserati clocked at 195km/h (Hume Highway)

By 7 March 2010 58

Finally!!!! I'm sick of him tearing up the local streets; and jumped for joy when I see he's lost his license - but why did he have to cross the border to get caught - bring back speed cameras in the suburbs I say! I know I harp on about 50 km/hr/zones; but if everyone slowed down suburban noise wo...

Fight Club at Mt Rogers Primary School

By 6 March 2010 8

Passing by Mt Rogers Primary School this afternoon (Saturday 6th March) and I noticed a gathering of 20 or 30 young folk (late teens or young adults) assembling for  fight club of sorts. Two young men wearing gloves (hmmm...looked something like practice gloves to me - ouch). The 'referee' gave the...

The foundation of Canberra

By 6 March 2010 16

The foundation of Canberra as the national capital is what Canberra Day commemorates. So what's the story? Saturday's Australian includes a potted history which includes some humorous asides about the cool climate (the article is written by one of Senator Lundy's advisors - not that that is an...

Steiner school (Orana) in Canberra

By 5 March 2010 37

My niece is thinking of sending her kids to the school as apparently the kids seem to become free thinkers. Anyone here have good/bad things to say about it? From what I have read, it is a cult of witchcraft, Christianity, enviromentalism, Aryianism, with sprinkling of Scientology. That got me ...

How to Make a Good Table

By 5 March 2010 8

Many months ago I wrote about buying a lovely slab of timber from Paul the Simply Slabs man on the side of the road, with the intention of doing it up and making myself a wonderful dining table and coffee table. After many months of laziness and procrastination I actually started work. So af...

DIY Wotz On Guide for 5-8 March

By 5 March 2010 9

Its the Canberra Day long weekend, its the Brumbies first home game at the stadium in Bruce and its the first weekend of Autumn. What are you upto this weekend, let us know in the comments....

Public figure found guilty of assault

By 5 March 2010 29

Whilst he was found guilty of assault i can't understand why he got away without a conviction. Assault is assault - no matter who you are.  disappointed in the system. CT have the storyhere....

To the informant amongst us...

By 5 March 2010 32

'Frank' recently had a bit of a rant on Riotact concerning surly customers at a parking station.  All in all it was a fairly innocuous thread until I read a comment from Gorilla: Wow didnt actually think someone would actually send this into Frank’s workplace as a complaint. Such a low a...

Canberra Milk - As fresh as it gets!!!!!!

By 5 March 2010 47

Having taken the kids to the show last weekend (saturday so had the glorious weather) and just today looking on the skyfire website I am getting more and more upset with Canberra Milk still labelling itself as Canberras local and fresh milk. As far as I'm aware, and I'm open for feedback here,Canber...

ACT Budget - They've done it again!

By 4 March 2010 67

The ACT Budget is broken again.  Where should the repairs begin? Here's my wish list: * 500+ jobs from the public service - What does Tourism ACT do? * close the Arboretum. * contract out TAMS. * close a few more schools. * kidnap the Governor-General until the Feds hand over more...

Days Gone By - Big Dave ft Kitty B. - Music video. (filmed in Canberra).

By 4 March 2010 2

Hey there Rioters, Ive been involved in another video project that I want to share with you all. Its a music video for Canberra record label KP Rekordz, there artist Big Dave and singer Kitty B. (click link below to check it out).

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