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Local Sports Wrap 30th and 31st of August

By 1 September 2014
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RUGBY UNION It took a week longer than expected, but the Canberra Vikings’ National Rugby Championship campaign is alive and kicking after a 37-18 victory over Greater Syd...

Looking for a solo musician to hire for art exhibition opening

By 1 September 2014 4

Hi everyone, I'm planning an open night for an art exhibition and thought a musician would be a great addition. Space is limited, hence the single musician. Perhaps a classical guitarist, cellist or someone who can play melodious, classy yet unobtrusive music and has good vocals, for an intima...

What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh!

By 1 September 2014 3
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You come in the door after a long day, kick off your work shoes and are then faced with the inevitable question: what's for dinner? Maybe it's your children asking, maybe it's just...

Snow to stick around a little longer for Canberra

By 1 September 2014
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Spring may officially be in the air, but someone forgot to tell Corin Forest. After a bumper first winter returning to snowmaking, they’re not ready to call the season over q...

The ANU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition final

By 1 September 2014

An 80,000 word research project would take nine hours to present. Their time limit... three minutes! Join us for an evening of education and entertainment. Come along to ANU for an hour and see a snapshot of the amazing research projects that are being conducted on the campus by PhD students. ...

Secretive development of parks

By 1 September 2014

The recent hoo-ha over the development of the park outside dickson pool has brought up a good question. How to inform locals about development of their green spaces? Residential developments are flagged with the little yellow sign outside the house. Neighbours will see it and have a look. But ...

Face-fit release of offender to five robberies

By 1 September 2014
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ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man they believe is responsible for five aggravated robberies in Canberra from earlier this year. Since April there have been five...

Counterfeit notes located in Dickson

By 31 August 2014 2
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ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterf...

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Recommend a babysitter?

By 21 January 2010 6

I own my own business and I'm required to meet clients at different times/days each week.  I'm returning to work in a couple of months, when I'll need a babysitter for my one year old boy.  The hours will be irregular and occasionally on weekends, but probably for a maximum of three hours at a tim...

Canberra Philharmonic Society proudly presents - JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECH

By 21 January 2010

The second musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, audiences will find themselves tapping their feet to the disco, western, 1920's Charleston, Caribbean and Elvis-inspired songs. The show is based on the 'Coat of Many Colours' story of the Book of Genesis and tells the story of Joseph w...

'Alice in Wonderland' at Theatre 3 - Review

By 21 January 2010 3

Alice in Wonderland opened today at Theatre 3 in Acton (near the Art School). The show is open to all ages, and the cast ranges from young to old as well. For an amateur show with loads of kids in it, this one is very good. The two adult cast members are excellent (Queen of Hearts and Mad ...

Oz Day at Adventure Paintball

By 20 January 2010 8

If you have nothing better to do on Australia Day, Adventure Paintball is having a come and try day. No minimum group size. Just rock on down between 8:30 and 10am on the 26th and we will kit you up and send you on your way. Play for as long or as little as you like. Of course if you have you...

Cheap accommodation in Canberra

By 20 January 2010 33

Well here am I in Wollongong & contemplating a few days in Canberra. I am solo, kids have now grown up! As a single dad, we used to visit Canberra at least twice a year as they were growing up. Just got over major illness so $ are at a premium. Wondering where are the value places for accommo...

Land Rent scheme picks up pace

By 19 January 2010 8

Community CPS is reporting that it has now approved more than 25 home loans on 'rented' land under the ACT Government Land Rent Scheme according to CT today (not online).  This is out of 120 enquiries leading to 37 applications. The Land Development Agency reports that 21 blocks have been settle...

FREE GIG: METAL AT THE MARAM

By 19 January 2010

3 metal bands putting on a free show at the Maram bar in Gartside St. Erindale. Come along to support IMMORIUM, TORTURED and FORGERY bringing metal back to the southside. Date: 30th January 2010 Time: 8pm Where: The Maram Bar. Gartside St. Erindale Cost. FREE...

Pickles' scandal asbestos removalist back in business

By 19 January 2010 2

The asbestos removalist responsible for the scandal at the Pickles auction warehouse in Fyshwick is back in business, albeit with much increased licence conditions, according to Canberra Times. Australasian Technical Services had been removing asbestos-based roofing and wall sheeting without protect...

Defence cancer cluster at Kent Street?

By 19 January 2010 15

[Ed First Filed Jan14, 2010] Looks like someone else read this post, as WIN News ran a piece on the news last night 18 January 2010 about it. Supposedly Defence sent out a notice reminding people that the report into the Cancer Cluster found nothing. Can anyone tell me anything about the cancer ...

Super Best Friends Video!

By 19 January 2010 2

Never mind the serious stuff, let's rock and/or roll! The irrepressible Super Best Friends have got a new video out and want you to see it (and more bravely comment on it). If you like comics you'll probably like this. Let's take a look: For more check out their channel....

Bob McMullan retires

By 19 January 2010 28

Bob McMullan has announced that he's retiring. (The Chiefly Stanhope has written a powerful eulogy for a man who did much for Labor.) This will come as a surprise to many Canberrans who had assumed he had retired many years ago. Some of you in the North of the city will know him as the bloke w...

Can ACT prisoners read The-RiotACT.com?

By 18 January 2010 71

According to this ABC Article, the Alexander Maconochie Cuddleprison has been having trouble with their internet. Specifically, despite internet access being one of the privilege afforded to prisoners, their chosen filtering solution was still allowing prisoners to send untraceable and anonymous me...

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