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Tour de Stroke starts in Fyshwick

By 9 October 2015
Josh Goyne - Stroke Awareness Ride - Tour de Stroke

Josh Goyne, 17, sets out from Fyshwick tomorrow on a 2,200 kilometre ride with the aim of raising money for stroke support and assistance. Seven years ago, Josh’s grandfat...

Ask RiotACT: Best Sports Lawyer

By 9 October 2015 3
Ask RiotACT

Can anyone tell me the contact details for the best sports lawyer in Canberra please?...

A Look around Canberra: Barton

By 9 October 2015 1
A Look Around Canberra: Barton

The suburb of Barton in Canberra's inner south has one of the smallest suburb populations, if not the smallest, in Canberra. However, according to ABS data, Barton was once the...

Five garage sales to visit this weekend (10 and 11 October)

By 9 October 2015
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The early bird gets the worm, as they say, and this weekend you’ll want to be that early bird. Rise and shine on Saturday to grab a bargain with a broad selection of garage s...

15 things to do in Canberra this weekend (10 and 11 October 2015)

By 8 October 2015 1

There is so much on this weekend we had to make some tough calls to put this list together. You could spend a day of beautiful garden wandering at The Tuliptop Gardens Festival...

Our first look: Boffins Restaurant new menu

By 8 October 2015 2
Boffins Restaurant: Piano

With all the hype and commotion about all the new cafes and restaurants opening around Canberra, it's easy to forget about the original establishments that have stood the test of t...

Ask RiotACT: Sourcing a pinata

By 8 October 2015 3
Ask RiotACT

My dear hive mind of rioters, My little astromonkey is having a birthday party this Sunday [11/10] and now desperately wants a pinata.  I've seen a few places do on-line sa...

Beer Week returns to Canberra this November

By 8 October 2015 2
Beer Day Out 2014

Canberra Beer Week was launched last night at Bentspoke Brewery in Braddon. The week-long celebration of beer will take place form 5 – 11 November. Representing the ACT Go...

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Swooping Magpies?

By 6 October 2010 90

My Daughter catches the bus to and  from school every day and we have a long driveway (200m), and every day she has to walk with a stick held straight above her head so she can get to and from the house. I have watched this maggie and I don't know how to stop him from going after my daughter, ...

Your opinions wanted on Events

By 6 October 2010

Katy Gallagher has announced the release of the finalised Loxton review and the start of the howling of the luvvies community consultation. If you haven't been following the issue here's a key par from the executive summary of the review: There are a large number of events and festivals in the...

Majura Burn

By 6 October 2010

The ESA has posted this warning: 5:20 Tuesday 5 October 2010 - Hazard reduction burn at Majura tomorrow night [today] The ACT Rural Fire Service will conduct a hazard reduction burn at Majura tomorrow night. The location for the burn of timber piles is Olive Grove on Majura Road. This site is...

Harmonic Generator (from France) play at The Basement

By 6 October 2010

Great line-up of both local and international talent this Saturday night (09/10/10) when Harmonic Generator, on their international tour from France, blast off at The Basement in Belconnen. The show starts at 9pm and opens with; -- The Naddiks; -- Ansence of State; -- Jacobson's Organ; Then ...

Caption Contest - Mixed messages for Live In Canberra

By 6 October 2010 46

[First filed: Oct 5, 2010 @ 8:39] My friend Celesimone took this yesterday at Floriade. Whomsoever can come up with the most amusing caption shall win a pint of beer or cider at the inner north watering hole of their choice....

A Frocking Good Night

By 5 October 2010 1

This Thursday (7/10) the annual Frocktober fundraising initiative will be holding their Frocktacular Fashion Show and Cocktail Party. Dubbed 'An Evening Frocktacular', the night is inspired by the talent and flair of local designers. The event will showcase creations by local designers and pe...


By 5 October 2010

Community Radio 2XX is commencing general radio training courses over the next two months for people interested in learning basic radio presenting and producing. On completion of the course opportunities may arise for involvement in regular radio shows, or submitting new show proposals. The cours...

Book Prize shortlists announced

By 5 October 2010

Katy Gallagher is making the most of being acting arts minister, today announcing the short lists for the ACT Book of the Year Award, and the Judith Wright Prize. The Book of the Year Award nominees are: -- Andrew Byrnes, Hilary Charlesworth, and Gabrielle McKinnon for Bills of Rights in Austr...

Space invaders - Street Art comes to the National Gallery

By 5 October 2010 1

Correlation does not prove causation. But we can certainly say that following so many of you expressing a desire to see an exhibition of street art at the National Gallery they've announced that it's on the way. Drawn entirely from the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, the firs...

Cotter campground closed for most of summer

By 5 October 2010 7

The Department of Territory and Municipal Services has announced they're shutting down the much loved cotter campground over summer to make sure it is perfectly enjoyed when open: Closed from Monday 11 October to Friday 24 December 2010 inclusive, and again from Tuesday 4 January to Tuesday 31 Ma...

Rocking for the forest

By 5 October 2010 3

Not so much a fundraiser as a fully fledged festival is coming to Ainslie's Corroboree Park in December. Here's what Facebook has to say: FOREST FUNDRAISER SPECTACULAR $10 unwaged, $20 unwaged, families are negotiable! Come and enjoy a wonderful day in support of the beautiful Tassie Fo...

E.L.K. Online

By 5 October 2010

Fans of the stencil artist known as E.L.K. will be thrilled to know he's launched a new website. I'm sure Steve Pratt will be on there buying one of everything. and particularly enjoying the favicon....

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