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Peter Berner, Host of Backberner, at Comedy Festival!

By 24 February, 2014

Peter Berner, Host of Backberner, at Comedy Festival! [ 4 March, 2014 to 9 March, 2014. ] Best known for his hosting role on cult hit Backberner and The Einstein Factor, Peter Berner is returning to his roots as a stand-up comic to say all the stuff he can’t get away with on the telly! Peter Berner is one of Australia’s best known media pers...


Whos property?

By 23 February, 2014

Property next door is going on the market. Since glory knows when their driveway has encroached onto our property by about 4 feet at the kerb. Seems this encroachment is not identified by any searches during the transfer, but getting a bit peed off that I have had to narrow my driveway to allow for ...


Electricity Refunds / Cheapest provider in ACT?

By 22 February, 2014

Got a couple of questions for the RA community: If your electricity company (in this case ACTEWAGL) has you overpaying for electricity, are you entitled to a refund for the credit accumulated in your account? 9 months ago I moved into a 1 bedroom apartment by myself, and signed up to ACTEWAGL for el...


Refugee Candlelight Vigil in Garema Place this Saturday 7:30PM

By 21 February, 2014

Refugee Candlelight Vigil in Garema Place this Saturday 7:30PM [ 22 February, 2014; 7:30 pm; 7:30 pm; 7:30 pm; ] The Refugee Action Committee is organising a candlelight vigil this Saturday to mourn the death of an Iranian asylum seeker during recent protests at the Australian detention centre on Manus Island. Reports are conflicted at this time as to ho...


Canberra Canine Companions

By 21 February, 2014

Do you own a four-legged furry friend and interested in meeting other owners of four-legged furry friends around Canberra. ‘Canberra Canine Companions’ is a relaxed, casual and friendly meetup group for those with a canine companion, or even those without but who loves dogs, who’d like to ...



By 21 February, 2014

The Capital Region Farmers Market  that has been going for 10 years now, is again not running this weekend.Why? Because the Agricultural Show is on. Come again? The best of what rural producers have is on show but we don’t have any actual produce to buy? Something that we have every week othe...


Vehicle inspection stations - quick and easy?

By 20 February, 2014

Fellow Rioters, I’m soon going to acquire a vehicle and will need to get a rego inspection done. It’s only a trailer, so I imagine it’d take all of about thirty seconds. However, the Dickson inspection station isn’t open on the weekends, and I don’t really want to have ...


Canberras best dog friendly cafes

By 20 February, 2014

Canberra's best dog friendly cafes There are some great dog friendly cafés in Canberra! We’re long-term Canberra locals who love stopping at a café for a coffee at the end of an energetic walk with our dog. After years of careful (and enjoyable) research, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Canberra cafés ...


Car stolen with baby inside - police asking for publics help

By 20 February, 2014

Car stolen with baby inside - police asking for public's help The ABC reports that a car was stolen this afternoon with an eight-month-old baby inside, and police are asking for the public’s help to find the car. The car is a silver 1999 Mazda 323 Protege with ACT registration YEZ 70R, like the attached picture, and was stolen from Gunghalin at around 2...


Commando Steve to hit Canberra this weekend!

By 20 February, 2014

Canberrans young and old are encouraged to get active with Commando Steve, star of Australia’s Biggest Loser, at a free Health and Fitness Day at the Patrick White Lawns (next to the National Library) this Saturday. Organised by local fitness provider, Battle Camp Fitness, the highlights of the...


Canberras Cider Festival, March 6-9

By 20 February, 2014

[ 6 March, 2015 12:00 pm to 9 March, 2015 12:00 pm. ] The Durham Castle Arms, Green Square, Kingston and Plonk bottle shop in the heart of the Fyshwick markets are proud to bring to Canberra what is quite possibly Australia's largest ever cider festival. The festival is aimed at increasing the pr...


Chimney sweep recommendations

By 20 February, 2014

Dear fellow Rioters, This cool weather brings thoughts of our rugged Canberra winter to mind. I need to have the chimney of my new wood heater swept before use. It has already served me well through one Canberra winter (brilliantly BTW – the warmest I’ve ever been). As such I’d be ...


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