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Kangaroo dragged through streets

By 27 June 2016
Police wrap

Police are appealing for information after a kangaroo was allegedly attached to the back of a vehicle and driven through Goulburn. Officers located the animal at the interse...

Bad buffering

By 27 June 2016 3
NBNCo Palmerston 010

I was 11 years old when I bought my first computer. It was 1984, and the machine was a Mattel Aquarius. Rubber keys, cassette tape drive, less than 4 kilobytes of memory, and b...

Vibe Hotel wins Project of the Year at Master Builders/Cbus Excellence in Building Awards

By 27 June 2016

Construction Control has won the prestigious Project of the Year gong at the Master Builders and Cbus Excellence in Building Awards for the third time in four years – this ti...

Ask RiotACT: Living in Murrumbateman

By 27 June 2016
Ask RiotACT

Hi Everyone, My family and I are considering moving out to Murrumbateman because of the price of buying a house in the ACT and because we like the rural lifestyle. However, ...

Zed Van Winkle

By 27 June 2016 5
Zed and Tony 2

I was reflecting on an article or two from Amanda Vanstone in the Crimes recently and since she is an opinion piece writer, not a journalist, she can express her views in any d...

NGA-Diane Arbus and more

By 27 June 2016

There’s a wonderful exhibition at the National Gallery until 30th October 2016 – Diane Arbus: American portraits. A visit is highly recommended. I have seen heaps of D...

Ask RiotACT: Loud music reaching Deakin, Yarralumla

By 26 June 2016 3
Ask RiotACT

Does anyone know the source of the continuous loud techno rock music possibly coming from the direction of Lake Burley Griffin on Saturday night? It lasted until 2am. Also hear...

Ask RiotACT: Watering system / irrigation setup

By 25 June 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi Rioters. I purchased a house about 6 months ago. It has large established gardens. There was an existing watering system and a large underwater tank. I had a plumber com...

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Floodwaters rise in the Naas Valley

By 13 January 2011 6

John Lafferty has sent in this picture of rising waters with this note: Taken today 13/01/2011, looking into the Nass Valley near the intersections of Naas Road, Apollo Road and Bobeyan Road while the Gudgenby River flows heavy...again. On the left you can see the bridge on Bobeyan Road stayi...

Pommy Bastard's day at the Cricket

By 13 January 2011 16

If you're over 18 then, for most, if you remember a day at the Prime Minister's XI you weren't there. And yet, a few days later, you might check the card on your camera and, surprise! You were there, and things happened. Below are Pommy Bastard's shots of the action. Although we note t...

DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 14 January 2010

By 13 January 2011 4

Alrighty Rioters, time to show off just how clued in you are. What's worth seeing and doing around town this weekend? Just leave your thoughts in the comments....

Cavalry to play ‘Fight the Floods’ match

By 13 January 2011

The Canberra Cavalry will play an All Stars team this Sunday (16/1) in a ‘Fight the Floods’ game from 3.00pm at Narrabundah Ballpark to raise money for Queensland flood relief. The ‘Fight the Floods’ game has been scheduled following the postponement of the Cavalry and Brisbane Bandits se...

Software glitch hits MyWay tickets

By 13 January 2011 14

The ABC has the predictable news that the late and delayed rollout of a ticketing system ACTION can even maintain has hit a glitch. "The trial's been fairly successful but there are a few issues that came up from the trial which we're working through with the supplier at the moment," he said. ...

Hansel and Gretel at the Belconnen Theatre

By 13 January 2011 3

This has come across my desk and looks like fun for the young and/or young at heart: Hansel & Gretel By Peter Mcdonald Belconnen Theatre - 14th to 29th January 2011 Bookings 02 6262 6977 for more information please visit Ickle Pickle Productions, celebrating five...

Images of Canberra - Ironic Graffiti in Watson?

By 13 January 2011 7

Brian's snapped this hopper in Watson. The real question surely is whether good citizens can spell?...

Rob Chalmers changes hands as Canberra's Busicom snapped up by Phantom Media

By 13 January 2011

Australian Aviation is reporting that its parent company, Phantom Media, has bought up the assets of Canberra's Business Communications Group (Busicom). Possibly most notable the venerable Inside Canberra and its even more venerable Rob Chalmers is being handed over as part of the sale. Rob's ...

Twitchers win again as Mulligans Flat to be restored to pristine 1960s condit

By 13 January 2011 12

Jon Stanhope has announced plans to spend $200,000 to restore the highly artificial conditions which made the Mulligans Flat wetlands a birdwatching delight in the 1960s. Planning work has commenced on a $200,000 repair project to a large dam in Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve that will enable the...

ACT Government email woes

By 13 January 2011 5

The Canberra Times has a piece on trouble with ACT Government emails, particularly at ACTPLA: Two email outages have hit the ACT Government, including a glitch that caused some emails to disappear, but the Government says the incidents are not related. Up to 25 per cent of ACT public servants ...

Grieving the loss of time in Canberra

By 13 January 2011 15

Over the Christmas period I was lucky enough to get a stop over in Canberra. I lived there for about eight years from when I was 14 until 24. I never really wanted to leave but I was not going to be able to stay and be happy. Our family went through an intense period and I was not in the best me...

Sweet icy goodness - Gelato review

By 13 January 2011 5

Mitchell is not where you might expect to find heaven in a waffle cone, but that is exactly where I found it. Pure Gelato is tucked away in this area of Canberra which the uninformed south siders (myself included) may consider a faux-Fyshwick. As well as a dozen or so flavours available to...

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