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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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Local Music Video - Omar Musa joins in the Underground Rappertag

By 19 November 2010 2

[Language warning in the vid] Queanbeyan's Omar Musa, is taking a turn in Underground Rappertag (he's number 9). Enjoy....

DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 19 November 2010

By 19 November 2010 9

[First filed: Nov 18, 2010 @ 14:40] Ok, for the new players we do this every week. If you know something fun to do in Canberra over the weekend then let everyone else know in the comments....

Yamaha cruiser owners canberra

By 19 November 2010 19

I recently Purchased a Yamaha xvs650 classic, and  It seems there is no owners club in canberra . If you or someone you know rides a Yamaha cruiser and is interested in starting a club or just the occasional ride then id love to hear from you . Jeremy...

Open day at the ACT Nudist Club

By 18 November 2010 21

Around a year ago i wrote a review of the ACT nudist club open day. They will be having an open day again. This year it is being held on Saturday 20 November. If you are interested in coming visiting the club you must contact the club and arrange to visit it. Details on who to contact and bo...

Liberals to disallow the licensing scheme - Fail

By 18 November 2010 22

[First filed: Nov 16, 2010 @ 10:28] With a new (and widely despised) liquor licensing regime due to kick off next month the Liberals have told the ABC they're going to move in the Assembly to disallow the regulations which contain the policy settings (the fee structure). Ms Dunne says the sys...

You can bark at me - Music Video

By 18 November 2010 1

The team who brought you The Ballad of Todd Carney have been unable to restrain themselves. Therefore, in hopefully our last Joel Monaghan post in a very long time, I present to you "You Can Bark At Me", by the KnuckF*ckles....

LDA email hilarity

By 18 November 2010 20

The usually reliable Androo has sent in this tale: word comes from a colleague of mine about the LDA's royal email stuffup this morning... emailing all subscribers for the land release with their emails in the To: field, so there for all to see! then some wag emails them all from a made-up gma...

Roozbeh Araghi and Luke Dorsett fight the man and win

By 18 November 2010 17

The Canberra Times informs us that complicated house and land packaging are set to cost the ACT Government millions after a Crace couple had a win in the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal arguing that stamp duty should only be levied on the value of the land. Now the ACT Commissioner for Rev...

Changes to bail and more

By 18 November 2010 6

Simon Corbell with his Attorney-General's hat on has announced he's having a fiddle with the much maligned bail system in Canberra. "Under the proposed reforms defendants will be allowed to make two bail applications in the Magistrates Court and both defendants and informants will need to fully e...

Vinnying it up lakeside style

By 18 November 2010

I've had the following sent in which I'm sure some of you will be keen to know about. EXPERIENCE FEEL GOOD SHOPPING Mums, daughters and friends are invited to a fun fashion evening with Vinnies. Date: Thursday, 2nd December 2010 Time: 7:00pm Location: The Deck, Barrine Drive, Parkes...

Old Parliament House (OPH) Rose Garden is looking amazing!

By 18 November 2010 5

On my way to work I often walk through the OPH Rose Gardens and I have to say with all the recent rain we have been having the gardens are looking spectacular. I am in no way a flower person but even I can appreciate the strong perfume and sea of colour that is on display. The side with the tenni...

More pay, less perks for MPs

By 18 November 2010

The Herald Sun has word of planned changes for the pay of the Members of Parliament who walk amongst us. Significant increases to base pay while cutting back on the much abused benefits is a good idea in theory. But which leaves the most cash behind in the ACT economy?...

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