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Flip Out these school holidays

By 30 September 2014 2
Flip Out Hume

As school holidays kick off this week, there’s plenty for parents and children to love about Hume indoor trampoline arena Flip Out. With giant trampolines, foam pits and n...

Anyone know what happened to Scope?

By 30 September 2014 2

Hi Rioters. Went for a drive up Mount Stromlo over the weekend, thinking I would stop and have a coffee at Scope -- but it appears to be closed. Anyone know what happened there? ...

National Museum of Australia (1/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 9)

By 30 September 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Witnesses sought to suspicious fires

By 30 September 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to six separate fires which occurred last night and early this morning (Tuesday, September 30). Overnight, police were notified of a number of ...

Local Sports Wrap – 27th and 28th September

By 30 September 2014

FUTSAL: Futsal Premier League The men’s Futsal Premier League season began Friday week ago, and Monaro Panthers Green and Untouchables began their respective campaigns wit...

What’s the background video on ABC news?

By 29 September 2014 3

It looks like it's been taken from an impossible vantage point.  Like a crane or a drone....

Drink driver caught after collision with fence

By 29 September 2014

ACT Policing has charged a 28-year-old Charnwood man with drink driving and reckless driving offences after a collision in Macgregor on Saturday morning (September 27). About 4.50am, Belconnen Patrol members attended a residence in Marcus Faunce Street, Macgregor, following a report of a male tre...

Drop Bears Sighted on Mt Ainslie

By 29 September 2014

Hi All Just letting you know my short story set in Canberra about tourists discovering drop bears on Mt Ainslie is about to be taken off my site due to space constraints: The premise of my site is that social media users request ...

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New and Old Canberra Heritage Tracks

By 12 December 2009 1

TAMS have released their new heritage trails guide called Canberra Tracks. They describe it as "a series of self drive routes that lead to many of Canberra's historic places, landscapes and communities. They tell an exciting story of time gone by and links to the present" The full brochure can ...

DIY Wotz-on guide weekend 11-13 Dec '09

By 12 December 2009 13

[First filed: Dec 10, 2009 @ 9:36] Well the weekend has started early for this slightly hungover admin today and it's roadtrips ahoy as holidays commence. But for those staying in Canberra what are the top activities, events, etc on this weekend? And the best way to let everyone know? Why by p...

Canberra unites on short-term alcohol crackdown

By 11 December 2009 24

This weekend is Operation Unite, the trans-Tasman police crackdown on alcohol related incidents. The news carriers are flooding the airwaves, papers, tv and net with quotes from police chiefs. Indeed the SMH even has Canberra's Mick Phelan saying his bit. But is this really going to achieve an...

Stogies in Canberra?

By 11 December 2009 19

Anyone know where I can buy some good Cuban cigars in Canberra?  At the moment I get  friends to pick them up when they come back through Hong Kong for me or I get some in Sydney or Melbourne when down there. Yes...yes...I know its disgusting...I am a social pariah...I am the cause of global wa...

New Year fireworks?

By 11 December 2009 15

Anyone know if there will be a firework display of any sort on New Years Eve? Or any entertainment organised that is family friendly. I'm presuming there will be stuff on in Civic, but I don't particularly want my child exposed to vomiting teenagers. ...

Seeking Canberra Mother to be Interviewed re Childbirth

By 11 December 2009 10

Hi everyone, I am a female Canberra-based amateur writer, writing a fictional piece. In this piece there will be a scene depicting the birth of a child in a Canberra Hospital. Having not given birth myself, I cannot realistically articulate the experience. While there is plenty of information o...

Canberra Hackerspace seeks geeks, artists & space

By 11 December 2009 2

(NB: A Hackerspace has nothing to do with "unauthorised hacking into other people's computers".) I wanted to let Rioters know that we are starting a Canberra Hackerspace. A Hackerspace "can be viewed as an open community lab, workbench, machine shop, workshop and/or studio where people of diverse...

F111 over Canberra

By 11 December 2009 9

An F-111 strike aircraft from Number 6 Squadron, flys over the Australian Defence Force Academy on Thursday, 10 December 2009, as young graduating officers from Navy, Army and Air Force participate in their final Academy parade before continuing on the next stage of their military careers. The a...

Cell Block 69 Say Goodbye to the 80's

By 10 December 2009 1

STOP PRESS! CELL BLOCK 69 ANNOUNCE WORLD TOUR. STOP. “LAST EVER” SHOWS. STOP. LE COREY MICHAELS SAYS ‘GOODBYE TO THE 1980S'. STOP. SPREAD THE WORD. STOP. As the decade draws to an end Cell Block 69 return on their Last Ever world tour to wish the 1980's a final goodbye. "...

What is the Police operation on Wentworth Ave?

By 10 December 2009 25

Does anyone know why there is a very apparent surveillance operation going on near Wentworth Ave and Cunningham St?...

Local preservative free wine?

By 10 December 2009 7

Could someone please tell me if there are any regional 'preservative-free' wines available, and where I could buy them? Thank you......

Katy's Head Boy off to the Feds

By 10 December 2009 7

Nicola Roxon has announced that Mark Cormack, head of ACT Health has been appointed the CEO of Health Workforce Australia.  He's off to live the high life in Adelaide.  There doesn't appear to be any news on his replacement, but at least Katy has congratulated him on the appointment....

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