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Ask RiotACT: solicitor recommendation (winding up family trust)

By 6 February 2016
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Hi all, I'm looking for a solicitor who is able to do the work involved in the winding up of a family trust. Does anyone know of one who is reliable and doesn't charge the ...

Planning an Elopement: making the decision

By 6 February 2016 7

On top of my already busy schedule -- full time pencil pusher, part time writer for the RiotACT and new business owner -- I am also currently organising my wedding for June this ...

Ask RiotACT: Road rules & riding to school

By 5 February 2016 8
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Children who walk or ride to school should know the road rules that apply when they cross a road. They should also know to what extent they can trust drivers to act according t...

Garage Sales on this weekend (5-7 February 2016)

By 5 February 2016
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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...

Uniforms a smart move for our schoolchildren

By 5 February 2016 9
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The audible collective sigh has drifted away upon summer’s hot winds as parents return to the normality of having their children back at school. Certainly the bank account...

Teen to face court over hoax call to school in Calwell

By 4 February 2016
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A teenager will face the ACT Children’s Court following a threatening phone call made to Calwell High School yesterday. Around 1pm yesterday, a staff member at Calwell Hig...

Six things to do in Canberra this weekend (5-7 February)

By 4 February 2016 2

With summer rapidly disappearing, it’s best to take the opportunity to be outdoors in the warm sun while you have the chance. This weekend, we recommend the Summerside Festival, ...

‘Legal rape’ advocate targets Canberra

By 4 February 2016 10

Pick-up artist and misogynist Daryush Valizadeh, founder of the organisation/publication Return of Kings has announced a trip to Australia to stage 'tribal meetings' in Sydney,...

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Maze or similar between Canberra & Goulburn

By 8 October 2010 20

While driving from Canberra to Sydney a couple of months ago, I seem to remember seeing a sign for a giant maze or something similar not too far out of Canberra I have some people coming to visit next weekend who have an obsession with mazes... endless googling has proved fruitless, I cant seem...

Water Testing

By 8 October 2010 7

I am thinking getting some water from a small creek tested for quality, to see what contamination may be in it (as it's possible that there may be pollutants leaching into it upstream), and to review its suitability for stock.   Any suggestions as to the best way to arrange a test?...

Min Mae's Still Standing

By 8 October 2010 1

Facebook brings word of a fascinating performance at The Street later in the month: The Street Theatre and Min Mae presents; STILL STANDING …the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable. - E.M. Forster Still Standing unearths the autobiographical body in a primal exca...

ACT Police want more Tasers

By 8 October 2010 104

The Australian Federal Police Association has sent out a circular calling for more Tasers while the rest of Australia is wondering if they're such a good idea. Dear XXXXX , As some members may be aware, during the recent federal election campaign the AFPA lobbied for the funding of Tasers...

Finding love at Tilleys?

By 8 October 2010 14

koolerkenproductions has posted this sweet little piece to YouTube. I'll never look at a fallen pen in quite the same way....

A new southside option for Friday drinkies

By 8 October 2010 4

Our friends at Urban Pantry are launching a summer of Friday evening jazz on the lawns in Manuka. If you haven't had the pleasure it's at 5 Bougainville St....

Would you like a horticulturalist?

By 8 October 2010 15

Simon Corbell is promising a horticulturalist consultation in every garden. Through GardenSmart, an expert horticulturist visits homes and assesses the garden before providing advice on issues such as which plants are best suited to the garden and how to minimise water use. GardenSmart also i...

Learn to improvise!

By 8 October 2010 3

‘Prepare to be Unprepared’ introductory Improvisation course Learn the basic skills that make all group improvised performance possible, plus performance "games" (commonly used in Theatresports shows), should you wish to appear on stage with us. Improvisation skills are also useful for enh...

Left field?

By 8 October 2010 2

[First filed: Oct 6, 2010 @ 11:32] Real Estate agent Andrew Chamberlain (the current REIACT salesperson of the year) has qualified for the upcoming solo 24 hour mountain bike world championships at Mt Stromlo on 9-10th October. His wife Belinda thought that if he is going to spend all day ...

Police Wrap - 8 October 2010

By 8 October 2010 6

1. CCTV Success: An 18-year-old Gilmore man and a 17-year-old youth were identified via CCTV vision and arrested by the City Beats team in relation to an assault in the city in early hours of this morning Friday, October 8, 2010. The two victims, a male and a female, were on City Walk around ...

Cirque du Soleil coming - but not to Canberra (waah!!)

By 8 October 2010 5

I've just got an e-mail to say that Cirque du Soleil are coming back to Oz with their show Saltimbanco next year . But Canberra is missing out :-(   Given their popularity on previous visits, I can only assume the space behind the National Library is no longer available...?...

Belconnen Community Festival is go in 2010

By 8 October 2010 warns that the Belconnen Community Festival returns to Margaret Timpson Park (across the road from the Mall) on 13 November: 2010’s festival theme, “Circo Belco and the Future Footprints Sideshow” emerged from community feedback collected at the 2008 festival, from long...

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