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Best of Canberra callout – bike paths

By 9 February 2016
bicycle path

To continue with all things fitness related, let's take a look at Canberra's best bike path for Best of Canberra this week. This town is the cycling capital of the nation w...

Ask RiotACT: wasps on neighbours’ property

By 9 February 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi guys, I wanted a few opinions. My elderly neighbours have been collecting (I use this term loosely) wasps for some years now. They are paper wasps and not the European ones,...

Five to try: Valentine’s Day

By 9 February 2016 2
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Valentine’s Day is one of those weird “holidays” that some people love to hate, others spend weeks planning big romantic gestures and most of us probably fall somewhere in be...

A chance to reassess airport security controls

By 9 February 2016 1
Airport screening

It’s great news that Singapore Airlines will be flying direct to Canberra opening up Asia, Europe and New Zealand in September. No more obligatory journeys to Sydney, either ...

Building underway for new hospital at Bruce

By 8 February 2016
University of Canberra Public Hospital

Construction officially began today on the $139 million University of Canberra Public Hospital at Bruce. The hospital will be the ACT’s first specialist sub-acute hospital...

Best of Canberra – Bootcamps

By 8 February 2016

I’m happy to say that I can raise my arms well enough to be able to punch out this article. My arms, core and legs have certainly let me know they are sore after my efforts t...

Four to face court over historic indecent assault allegations

By 8 February 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

Three NSW men and a Kaleen man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this week following reports of historic sexual abuse investigated under ACT Policing’s Operation Attest. ...

Witnesses sought to Waramanga incidents

By 8 February 2016
police wrap

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two disturbances which occurred in Waramanga on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. About 6pm, police received a report that a man walking near N...

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Light rail development application approved

By 22 December 2015 62
light rail

The ACT Environment and Planning Directorate has approved development applications for light rail links between Gungahlin and the City and from the City to Russell. Minister...

7 tips for finding the perfect warm weather ensemble

By 22 December 2015 5
Summer setting

I don't know about you, but it's been pretty darn warm outside these past few days. When the temperature starts to rise, most people tend to freak out a little, and end up w...

Woden bus platforms close for maintenance

By 22 December 2015
Woden bus station platform closures

A number of platforms at Woden Bus Station will be temporarily closed after the morning peak today, according to ACTION. “From 10 am, platforms 8, 9 and 10 will be tempora...

Housing ACT should deal with 'undesirables' who give public tenants a bad nam

By 22 December 2015 50

This season of goodwill and new beginnings might not be the most suitable to raise the issue of Housing ACT’s relocation plans for its Northbourne Avenue and Braddon tenants,...

Christmas baking: Decorative sugar cookies

By 22 December 2015

Baking is one of the things that I love most in this world, and baking at Christmas is my absolute favourite! Instead of buying gifts for friends, family and work colleagues, I lik...

Myer Civic evacuated after office equipment malfunctions causing smoke

By 21 December 2015 4

Level two of the Myer Department store in Civic has been evacuated after reports of smoke in the building. ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident at 1:23pm. Fire c...

Our first look - Youfoodz Canberra

By 21 December 2015 17

For those who don’t have the time or patience to prepare fresh meals every day, and those who prefer to avoid frozen meals, Youfoodz may be just what you need. Youfoodz chefs pre...

Ask RiotACT: Canberra Xmas Lights

By 21 December 2015 4
Ask RiotACT

Looking to drive around the suburbs and check out the Xmas lights that families put up. Any suggestions for the best ones?...

Best of Canberra - Archery

By 21 December 2015 1

“Clear to shoot!” This is what I eagerly await to hear when lining up on the archery range. Three arrows don’t take long to dispel and I am super keen to try and pract...

Spare a thought for those working this Christmas

By 21 December 2015 37
Santa teddy bear toy on sheepskin near illuminated christmas tree

Christmas is more commercial than ever. It seems that shops are more and more desperate to get us to spend big on presents, but there is little meaning behind the glitz. Even t...

Antarctic trip – Part one – Chile

By 21 December 2015 58

It’s a bit Chile on the way to Antarctica so a stopover afterwards in sunny Argentina was just the job. I had a couple of bucket list items which needed ticking off. They ...

Uni Pub Comedy Featuring Tony Martin

By 20 December 2015

Comedian Tony Martin from The Late Show, Martin/Molloy and Get This in his first proper stand-up show in ages.   Fresh from a sold-out season at The Melbourne Fringe don’t miss this special event – One night only! “Fantastically funny” – “Utterly hilarious” – Squirrel C...

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