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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 9

Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 2

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014

The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

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local ex Scientologist tells of coerced abortions

By 30 March 2010 21

Jeanette Lang is a local ex Scientologist who has come out to tell of her horrific treatment at the hands of Scientology, and to call for a Senate inquiry into the practices of the "church". I've always thought that Scientology was exploitative and a total sham, but this is truly shocking. It...

Pecha Kucha Vol 7- This Thursday

By 30 March 2010 2

Riot-folk interested in some inspiring, revealing provocational chatter might consider popping up to the CraftACT gallery this Thursday April 1 from 7:00 to catch the latest installment of Pecha Kucha. For the uninitiated, Pecha Kucha is an event that takes place in over 20 cities worldwide. Crea...

Lockdown at Gold Creek school

By 30 March 2010 31

Seems there was a bit of excitement out at Gold Creek school today with some reports of golf club wielding current and former students taking out their angst on the Schools windows. The School was apparently put in lockdown mode for some time, which is a proposition that i hadn't realised that schoo...

Too much truth?

By 29 March 2010 87

Tonight Media Watch had a go at the Canberra Times for informing the public that Narrabundah car crash victim Scott Oppelaar was himself a thieving shitbag with a life spent bringing misery to the wider community. According to the Media Watch headline this front page news was "too much truth". ...

Looking for a good doctor...

By 29 March 2010 16

I know this post has been done before. The most recent one I found is from September last year and with the way doctors are I'm sure majority of the recommended ones have moved around. My family doctor moved interstate and I have tried several other doctors, but am yet to find one I like. Jus...

Family Friendly Hairdressers

By 29 March 2010 11

After a few years of going to the same hairdresser, we have decided that enough is enough. You see they have mucked around our appointments more often than not with the final straw being that they cancelled two out of three of them all because the hairdresser in question wants to get away early on h...

Heartless Vandals or Weather?

By 29 March 2010 16

This afternoon I went to check up on where my mother is buried in Woden Cemetery. However when I arrived some of the plastic flowers had been pulled off. I suspect the cockatoo's may of done this. Until I noticed other plots had had flowers stamped on, the silver things next to the headstones pulled...

Southside hoons

By 29 March 2010 27

Just a quick message to say that nothing is cool about speeding around residential areas like Chisholm and Monash, and if you think your tough spinning the wheels in the rain consider that a 10yo kid could spin the wheels on their pushbike. LAME is what you are and if the crash on Canberra Avenu...


By 29 March 2010 3

It's with much delight that I announce to Rioters the inaugural Braidwood Billy Cart Derby of which Hoola Hoop is a sponsor. The event is open to allcomers in a variety of categories and we'd love to see some entries from Canberra and the surrounding r...

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast – 2010, Episode 08

By 29 March 2010 4

Rob and I mix up the rugby ideas in All Bar Nun and expound on the weeks come and gone for your tipping success. The beer for review is the Chimay Triple. Apologies for the glitch that saw a chunk go missing =( You can download it now. The podcast feed for future episodes is: http://...

How to get rid of a car?

By 28 March 2010 25

Once again we turn to the knowledge (if not wisdom) of the RiotACT hivemind. Let's say someone has a car which will cost more to repair than what it's worth. Who can take such a car off one's hands? Scrappers? Junkyards? Used car salesman? Recommendations and advice welcomed!...

Life's Worth Living!

By 28 March 2010 7

You know when you come across something really inspiring and want to share it with as many people as possible... Well, here it is... There is a guy out there in the Canberra community who has organised a music show to raise money and awareness for Suicide.  He's pretty amazing - and I think tha...

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