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Getting the most out of your real Christmas tree

By 27 November 2015
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Editor note: Next week, we'll be starting our Christmas gift-maker interview series. Watch this space. Do you get a real Christmas tree? Curious about giving one a go in pl...

This weekend’s top picks for the DESIGN Canberra festival

By 27 November 2015
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DESIGN Canberra raced out of the gate proving that the capital is very much en vogue. The festival—now in its second year—is putting on more than 70 events and activities, ...

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

Ask RiotACT: So, the GST is Going to Increase…?

By 26 November 2015 9
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Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will ...

Whats on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 5

The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas i...

Crowdfunding talk with the Light Clock guys

By 26 November 2015 1
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With only seven days left of their Kickstarter campaign (it seems that we can't stay away from the crowdfunding projects here at RiotACT this week), The Light Clock are one o...

Preparing your wardrobe for Summer

By 26 November 2015

I swear it was only yesterday that I was putting the winter woolies away, and dusting off the shorts, t-shirts and beach wear (well not quite, but I was prepping for summer!). ...

Take a hike: Mt Budawang

By 26 November 2015 1
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After exhausting most of the hikes in the ACT (or at least the ones I can get to in a 2WD vehicle), I set out with my friend Brooke to hike up Mt Budawang. Mt Budawang is th...

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Third time lucky for Esguerra?

By 26 October 2015 2
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Shane Rattenbury’s chief of staff, Indra Esguerra, her boss and former MLA Caroline Le Couteur are the Greens’ lead candidates for the 2016 territory elections. Esguerra w...

Beware light rail cost blow-outs

By 26 October 2015 125

Well, what a debacle that mess in the ACTON Tunnel was. It's hard to imagine in this city of ours how much of a headache an over-height truck can cause. However, due to the unf...

Ask RiotACT: Property manager?

By 26 October 2015 1
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Hello Rioters, we have just bought an investment property in the inner north -- a two bed unit. Can anyone recommend a property manager or have any insights into which agen...

Kick Ass Social Media and Marketing Workshop Coming To Canberra!

By 26 October 2015
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We are Christina and Carly and we have a confession to make. We met online. It sounds a bit creepy but trust us, it isn’t. We’ve both been blogging for over 15 years (co...

We all owe you a debt, Mary Porter AM MLA

By 26 October 2015 2

Mary Porter AM, MLA. Where do I start?  Here is a woman who has devoted her entire adult life to community service in real time.  I’ve met and served with many pollies who ...

The NDIS will transform lives – here’s why

By 26 October 2015 9

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to be in full operation in the ACT by July 2016. All children are now eligible to join the NDIS, with only adults bo...

ACT Businesswoman of the Year title goes to ADF health chief Georgeina Whelan

By 26 October 2015
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The army officer with responsibility for the healthcare of 71,000 Australian Defence Force members has been named the 2015 Telstra Australian Capital Territory Businesswoman of...

We need a Mr Fluffy inquiry now: Hanson

By 26 October 2015 4
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Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson has called on the ACT Government to begin a board of inquiry into the Mr Fluffy crisis immediately so that it can report back before the ...

Ask RiotACT: Razor wire trap

By 24 October 2015 17
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The people next door have erected a coiled razor wire trap along their side fence. I'm not sure whether it's to keep kids or roaming cats from entering the yard but it looks ra...

CELL BLOCK 69 - From the 80's to the ANU. A multi-storey of Corey !

By 24 October 2015

The nine Corey's of power return to the ANU Bar and Stadium on Saturday Dec 19th Dec and will excite you with infinitely enhanced Rock action moves, and daring Corey-ography. Not since the sold out performance of Two Thousand and Nineteen 80 Fourteen have the Canberrian Rock (and to a smaller ext...

The Brunch Run: Poppy’s

By 24 October 2015

I love the wide, elegant front courtyard at Poppy’s café at the Australian War Memorial. It seems almost too grand for a weekend breakfast outing on approach, but once you...

Kids' Glass Design Competition

By 23 October 2015

In celebration of 100 years of Kingston Power House, the Canberra Glassworks is asking kids aged three to 17 years to design an original glass work inspired by the historic Canberra building, now a thriving glass-making facility. A landmark on its lakeside setting at Kingston Foreshore, the King...

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