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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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Spring Forward this Sunday

By 30 September 2010 12

Katy Gallagher is reminding you all to put your clocks forward at 2am on Sunday. Alternatively you can wonder why your computer and your watch don't match on Sunday morning, remember hearing something about daylight savings, and just adjust to match your computer. On the plus side, more sun in...

Police Wrap - 30 September 2010

By 30 September 2010 9

1. Pursuit into Page: ACT Policing has arrested two male youths aged 17 and 15, both residing in the northern suburbs of Canberra, today (September 29) following a short pursuit in Belconnen. Around 2.20pm Criminal Investigations’ Crime Targeting Team officers observed a blue-coloured Toyota...

The Canberra International Film Festival is coming

By 30 September 2010

Heads up film buffs! It's just under a month to go until the Canberra International Film Festival (CIFF) kicks off. The vast program is online and director Simon Weaving had this to say: I am thrilled to present you with the films of the 14th Canberra International Film Festival – a litt...

The relentless advance of Christmas

By 30 September 2010 31

Jessica Number spotted this in Big W and sent it in. Are we heading to a future where we just alternate between Easter and Christmas? Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to

Russian Cup Volleyball Tournament to bring players from around Australia

By 30 September 2010

The Russian Community Invites you to drink and dance the night away at the only Russian  Ball in Canberra for this year! The Ball caps off  the end of an exciting weekend  of volleyball action tied to the Russian Cup Volleyball Tournament (see that draws the best volleyb...

With a heavy heart we trudge back to the unit title trenches

By 29 September 2010 3

The Unit Title debate of 2008 was a dour, dreadful and confusing thing. Anyone who actually understood all the issues was not the sort of person you'd want to get stuck talking to at a party. As far as I could tell back then the debate bogged down between the interests of property investors and t...

Mitchell and Campbell Burns

By 29 September 2010 4

[First filed: Sep 29, 2010 @ 10:45] The following in from the ESA: 10:35am Wednesday 29 September 2010 - Hazard reduction burns in Mitchell and Campbell today The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct hazard reduction burn today in Mitchell and Campbell. Th...

Corin at 100% as the Cotter Catchment exceeds capacity!

By 29 September 2010 63

[First filed: Sep 28, 2010 @ 15:49] Good news water watchers! ACTEW's Dam Level page shows all three dams on the cotter river now 100% full while Googong at 65% full gives the ACT's water storage at 79.4% of capacity and climbing! Now will we maintain water restrictions if the system hits ...

Nominations needed for photo themes

By 29 September 2010 57

While I'm not yet out of ideas I thought I'd see what other ideas you lot have for images of canberra theme of the week. Suggestions gratefully received in the comments....

Dust dust dust?

By 29 September 2010 16

Has anyone else in Canberra noticed the excess amount of dust that has seemed to appeared in the last month or so? Lived here now for like 5yrs and never noticed it to be so bad or at all. I can hose the car windows one day and by the next morning its dusty like I have been driving around out ba...

Cycling and GDE roadworks

By 29 September 2010 4

Hey folks, just after some quick advice on the best cycling route from Mawson to Belco (Town Centre), as I've just moved to a new job up there. From the car, Glenloch Interchange seems as bit of a mess - might be worth avoiding completely and going through Civic then Barry Drive? Any thoughts/sug...

Farewell to Tu Pham - The Auditor-General

By 29 September 2010 13

Today the ACT Auditor-General Tu Pham has delivered her Annual Report which contains the sad new that she's passing the baton. Looking ahead, the Audit Office will continue to work hard to meet the high expectations of the Legislative Assembly and community, deliver its planned audit programs wit...

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