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Police investigate fatal collision in Royalla

By 28 November 2015

ACT Policing are investigating a three-vehicle collision in Royalla this afternoon (Saturday 28 November) in which a motorcyclist has died. About 5.20pm, police received a r...

Pick of the Markets: Serendipity Soaps

By 28 November 2015

I'm back! But I'm no longer reviewing weekend hot spots. The team thought it would be fun and something a little different, to review local Canberra markets and the stalls that fre...

Getting the most out of your real Christmas tree

By 27 November 2015
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Editor note: Next week, we'll be starting our Christmas gift-maker interview series. Watch this space. Do you get a real Christmas tree? Curious about giving one a go in pl...

This weekend’s top picks for the DESIGN Canberra festival

By 27 November 2015
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DESIGN Canberra raced out of the gate proving that the capital is very much en vogue. The festival—now in its second year—is putting on more than 70 events and activities, ...

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

Ask RiotACT: So, the GST is Going to Increase…?

By 26 November 2015 14
Ask RiotACT

Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will ...

Whats on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 5

The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas i...

Crowdfunding talk with the Light Clock guys

By 26 November 2015 2
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With only seven days left of their Kickstarter campaign (it seems that we can't stay away from the crowdfunding projects here at RiotACT this week), The Light Clock are one o...

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DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 21 October 2010

By 21 October 2010 3

OK Rioters it's time to shine. The waiting world needs to know what's worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend. Just leave your ideas in the comments....

Got fired again, any jobs for loners?

By 21 October 2010 58

[ED - This should be taken as a follow on from an earlier story] I can't understand it, I got fired again last night. I was working in a fast food restaurant and have been there for a few months. My shift supervisor and I got on well, but the boss had been riding me hard after finding out that...

Annual ANTaR lecture on November 4

By 21 October 2010

The following came across my desk and is worth a looksie: 2011 marks the 20th Anniversary of the final report to the Royal Inquiry into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. At this year’s annual David Hunter Memorial Lecture, hosted by Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR), two promi...

Water restrictions end on 1 November

By 21 October 2010 30

[First filed: Oct 20, 2010 @ 9:29] Some of us thought we'd never see the day, but ACTEW have announced an end to water restrictions from 1 November 2010, skipping level 1 entirely. Before you break out the Pol Roger though, bear in mind we now have Permanent Water Conservation Measures le...

Housing, business support, and consultations the Labor Government weak spots

By 21 October 2010 1

Katy Gallagher has seen fit to announce all the ACT Government is doing on housing affordability, small business support, and community consultation. Intriguingly that implies they feel they're doing OK on education and health....

Fire in Fraser

By 21 October 2010 2

The ESA has the following on a house fire in Fraser: 6:45pm Wednesday 20 October 2010 - House fire at Fraser ACT Fire Brigade on scene of a house fire on Daley Cr, Fraser. Three pumpers and BA Van in attendance. House has been severely damaged by fire. Crews still at work controlling fire...

Game Camp at ANU

By 21 October 2010 9

The Australian National University informs us they're hosting the Imagine Cup Game Camp this weekend: The Imagine Cup Game Camp, hosted by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, is a free two-day games development workshop. The event is part of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and will...

A six day a week War Memorial?

By 21 October 2010 30

[First filed: Oct 20, 2010 @ 10:08] Liberal Senator Gary Humphries is in high dudgeon that War World the Australian War Memorial is so strapped for cash amongst its massive expansion programs that it briefly considered, and then discarded, the option of closing one day a week to save money fo...

Shane Rattenbury wants tougher water conservation measures

By 21 October 2010 7

Following yesterday's much celebrated news that water restrictions will end on 1 Novembers the Greens' Shane Rattenbury unsatisfied with the permanent water conservation measures. “We know that the community has come a long way in understanding that the ACT is a place where water is highly val...

Why recycle when you can not waste in the first place?

By 21 October 2010 1

Simon Corbell is flirting with boycott laws by encouraging you to spend your dollars with businesses that have been accredited as active recyclers. "The ACTSmart Business and Office awareness campaign will help people identify and support the many organisations that are actively recycling and re...

Festival brings Woden Valley to life

By 21 October 2010

The Woden Valley is often seen primarily as a business and employment centre. The upcoming Woden Valley Festival on Saturday November 6 may help to start changing that perception with a diverse range of entertainment and activies planned in the ever improving Eddison Park. Eddison Park ...

Mike Litoris is a very naughty boy

By 20 October 2010 90

One of our eagle eyed snouts has noticed this photo in today's Canberra Times' social pictures coverage of the Bachelor of the Year. Surprising the photog and sub-editor missed being taken for a ride like that....

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