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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
vibeHotel

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
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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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Unearthed Review - The Sodapops **1/2

By 7 January 2011 8

There are nearly 700 Canberra bands with tracks on the TripleJunearthed website. In 2011 we're going to explore them. (here's the reviews so far) Fourth off the rank, selected at random, is The Sodapops who describe themselves thusly: We are The Sodapops! We formed a little over a year ...

Images of Canberra - Bird Friday

By 7 January 2011 5

The photos just keep rolling in at a phenomenal rate for Images of Canberra's Bird Week. The above pic is by GP, but we've had sensational entries into the slideshow from Patrick Keogh, Braddonboy, GP and Threepaws. Keep your bird pictures coming over the weekend to images@the-riotact.com ...

Police Wrap - 7 January 2011

By 7 January 2011 28

1. Six plants in a dog box? ACT Policing has seized six cannabis plants, approximately 100 cannabis seeds, a small amount of dried cannabis and a container of suspected cannabis resin from an inner city flat this afternoon (Thursday January 6). Members from City Police Station attended the Ain...

Wet 2010 just a blip according to ACTEW

By 7 January 2011 22

The Canberra Times has been having a chat with ACTEW's Mark Sullivan about water and infrastructure investment. Actew managing director Mark Sullivan said once the rains stopped predicted to be in February or March the territory would again have to face at least 20 years of low rainfall. Altho...

Gungahlin road upgrades

By 7 January 2011 10

Chief Minister Stanhope is informing us that he's contracted another $21 million of our money for upgrading roads in Gungahlin: The ACT Government has awarded a $21 million road contract to support the future traffic needs of north Gungahlin and the new suburb of Casey. Chief Minister and Min...

Recommendations of a Dentist and Psychologist for kids in Canberra?

By 7 January 2011 38

Hi all... I am in search of a good family/kids dentist and a good child psychologist. We moved here not long ago and we are living Northside, but I'm willing to travel if needed. I have called Smile Lounge and also the ACT health dental clinic and there seem to be minimum 2 month wait for both. ...

Lake Burley Griffin definitely open

By 7 January 2011

The National Capital Authority is making sure you know that the Lake is most definitely open for all uses at the moment: The NCA advises that Lake Burley Griffin remains open to all contact uses. Although bacteria has returned to a safe level, the NCA warns lake users that due to recent flood...

Martial Arts for the Unfit

By 7 January 2011 25

Does anyone have any recommendations for a martial arts class? I am an overweight female in my twentys looking to try a martial art for fitness, the discipline and to meet other people. I have had a look on the internet, but the websites all seem to feature young men, I was hoping for a class that w...

The Grubs of Gunghetto

By 7 January 2011 57

On New Year's Eve we took a look at the charity bin dumping of West Belconnen. Damien Haas has sent in these above pictures showing the Gunghettes refuse to be outdone. So what's the solution? A concerted campaign to catch a few dumpers, put them in stocks in Civic Square and invite th...

Have you seen Millissa Gillard?

By 7 January 2011 8

This in from ACT Policing: ACT Policing holds grave fears for the safety and wellbeing of a 15-year-old Hall girl missing since January 5.The girl, Millissa Gillard, was last reported seen at her home in Hall, around 1.30pm on Wednesday (January 5). She is described as having a small build...

Installed by ninjas?

By 7 January 2011 3

G'day, The other day I opened the switchboard on the side of my house in Lyons,   lo and behold someone had bestowed me with a brand new Electricity meter!  I am home alot and somehow managed to completely miss the installers,  I am presuming it was ACTEW (being that it says property of ACTEWA...

Latham Burn + Nicholls + Kambah and Franklin

By 7 January 2011

This in from the ESA: 6:00pm Thursday 6 January 2011 - Hazard reduction burn in Latham tomorrow The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services will conduct a hazard reduction burn tomorrow in Latham. The burn will occur in Umbagong Park. The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the bu...

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