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46 arrests in ACT drug operation

By 26 July 2016
ice

A six-week police operation targeting the manufacture, trafficking and sale of illicit drugs in the ACT has resulted in 46 arrest warrants and 10 people appearing in court. Cha...

Bailey testicle safe: Parton to run for Libs

By 26 July 2016 7
Mark Parton

Steven Bailey, your left testicle is safe. As you predicted in December, ex-2CC breakfast presenter Mark Parton was endorsed last night as one of the Liberals' five candidates ...

13yo boy hit by truck at Holt, rushed to hospital

By 26 July 2016
Accident site at Holt

A 13-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a truck at the corner of Hardwick Crescent and Flack Street near Kingsford Smith School in Holt at around 8....

Mumpreneurs band together for support

By 26 July 2016
CBM Image

On a cold and rainy Tuesday morning, 15 business owners sit chatting excitedly. But they’re not just any business owners. They’re mumpreneurs – juggling motherhood and...

Woolworths caught out on pricing for shopping bags

By 26 July 2016 17
Woolworths shopping bags

A few days ago, I was at my local Woolworths getting groceries, and was paying at the self checkout. At the checkout next to me, an elderly gentleman from out of state, on h...

Labor rewards star economist Andrew Leigh MP (not)

By 26 July 2016 3
ACT Labor candidate for the Senate David Smith, Labor Senator Katy Gallagher, Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann and Member for Fenner Andrew Leigh.

Canberra's best federal rep Andrew Leigh will  perform his shadow assistant minister duties on a backbencher's salary ... Leigh has been Labor's most articulate performer bes...

Out-of-touch politicians should listen and act

By 26 July 2016 1
Legislative Assembly

The Brexit result in the UK and Donald Trump’s ascendancy in the US have been a warning for Australian politicians, already facing disillusionment from voters in the Federal ...

Pair hold up Wanniassa Red Rooster, leave with small sum of cash

By 25 July 2016 4
Police wrap

Two men held up Red Rooster takeaway/restaurant at Wanniassa last night, threatening a store attendant with assault before leaving with a small amount of cash. ACT Policing ...

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The Mooseheads New Year's midnight balloon drop

By 1 January 2011 4

Something to help you with your hangover....

'Tis the Season...............to be $#%@ing Careful!

By 1 January 2011 35

Yesterday (December 30, 2010) a neighbour had her house broken into between 11.00am and 6.00pm.  The house is located near Jabanunga Street, Ngunnawal.  The backdoor was smashed and the offender made off with a Toshiba laptop and other personal jewellery totalling around $4000. Now, what is int...

Elsom crocked already

By 31 December 2010

ESPNscrum reports that the Brumbies star signing Rocky Elsom has done his hamstring and the club is hoping that with rest it won't need season ending surgery. Can't they at least wait for 2011 to start falling over injured?...

Where is the best place to view the fireworks tonight without the maddening c

By 31 December 2010 16

Not really keen on hanging around the throngs of folks clamouring to see the fireworks. Does anyone have any recommendations on alternate sites to view the fireworks tonight?...

NYE 2011

By 31 December 2010 13

Like it or not, here it comes. Feel free to share your new year resolutions in the comments and if you've got pictures of celebrations around town email them to images@the-riotact.com Have a good one....

Police Wrap for the end of 2010

By 31 December 2010 15

1. Light fingered women in Westfield Belconnen: ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Ngunnawal woman and an 18-year-old Evatt woman following the theft of more than 50 items from a number of stores at Westfield Belconnen yesterday afternoon (Wednesday December 22). About 5.30pm Westfield se...

The bell tolls for tobacconists

By 31 December 2010 20

Katy Gallagher's war on anyone involved with tobacco continues. This morning she's reminding tobacconists that they need to cover up their wares from midnight: ACT Minister for Health, Katy Gallagher MLA, today reminded all specialist tobacconists to comply with the out of sight display requirem...

When Canberrans just can't wait for the op shop to open

By 31 December 2010 19

Owen has sent through this pic of the state of the donations bins in Kippax. West Belco represent! Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com (And yes, after a short coastal break I'm back. Thanks to Jazz for holding the fort)...

Ladybirds spotted

By 31 December 2010 20

I took the following photo today on the very top of Mt. Ainslie. A ladybird riot! A single photo does not do justice to the huge numbers that were clustered around the pole and flying around. I had to brush literally dozens off myself and camera when I retreated down the stairs after taking t...

Stolen car in Franklin (BLACK MAZDA 3)

By 30 December 2010 15

Today between 12 - 6pm our house in Franklin was robbed, our door was kicked in and they stole electronic goods, cash and our car! It is a black mazda 3 with a white indent on the back right hand side of the car. If anyone has seen this car in your area, please alert the ACT police immediately! ...

Auto Glass Recommendations?

By 30 December 2010 17

A trip to the Tuggers dog park this evening left me with a broken passenger window courtesy of three upstanding young gentleman and their trusty hammer. While they successfully made off with my CD case full of many amateurishly burned CD's, they  oddly didn't grab the lighter, valuable objects as I...

lost dog- kaleen

By 29 December 2010 32

I have lost a black staffy near murchison st in kaleen...  his name is jack. If anyone has see him please let me know.  He went missing 29th december at about two thirty..  he is wearing a stud collar with jack black written on it......

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