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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...

Adult dance lessons Canberra? Recommendations?

By 1 October 2014

Hi All, I'm in my 30's and looking to get back into exercising, the one exercise I love is dancing but truth be told I'm pretty cr@p at it. I'm looking for a dance studio that teaches adults and is fun! Perhaps where the occasional overweight 30 year old wouldn't look completely ridiculous? Wo...

Bushfire season starts today

By 1 October 2014

With bushfire season starting today Canberrans should consider how best to prepare for the months ahead, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, said today. Mr Corbell joined representatives of the ACT’s fire services at Wybalena Grove in Cook to officially launch bushfire s...

Local band SAFIA up for a Channel V Award

By 1 October 2014

Canberra has, like any other city, a fierce pride among its citizens. I often find myself at parties or in clubs with people from other cities desperately defending it, clinging onto credibility as only someone who truly appreciates Canberra for the art-wealthy city that it is. Explaining that no, i...

Anyone know what happened to Scope?

By 30 September 2014 5

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...

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LATE LATE Niteclubbing in Canberra

By 2 November 2009 15

Hi Everyone. I am new to Canberra and the RiotACT. Nice funny site by the way. Anyways, I work late nights but like to go out anyways. Firstly, what are some of the hot clubs around Canberra? Secondly, since i work late (finish around (Midnight - 1am) can I still get into the clubs at th...

Justice denied?

By 2 November 2009 8

The Canberra Times brings word that the fighting between our judiciary and executive government has worsened. Their Honours are pushing for a fifth supreme court judge and pointing out that crimes committed last year are unlikely to come to trial until 2011 under the current four judge arrangemen...

Backyard blitz advice sought

By 1 November 2009 12

After ignoring it for too long now in the hope it would go away, I have decided that the wasteland that was once our backyard needs a major revamp. I've consulted the Yellow Pages and there are plenty of professionals advertising their services - too many, really, to knowledgeably settle on a li...

Redex - Starts 16 November 2009

By 1 November 2009 14

ACTION's long awaited Rapid Express Direct - Redex - Service begins Monday 16 November 2009. Redex is a high-frequency, limited stops service between Gungahlin Marketplace and Kingston Railway Station via Mitchell, Northbourne, City, Russell and Barton. Route 727 will operate every fifteen min...

Drum Circle

By 1 November 2009 13

Hi -Does anyone know if there's any drum circles in Canberra? It would be fun I reckon. Do they exist here in Canberra or do I need to head North to Nimbin or somewhere like that??...

Focus on the Family kicked out of ACT schools

By 31 October 2009 43

It may surprise many to learn that ACT schools have been letting in nutballs with agendas to take up valuable school time pushing their barrows. But the ABC reports that the nutballs have gone too far this time: Focus on the Family has been accused of vilifying homosexuality, and preaching rel...

Woden Community Festival

By 31 October 2009

Just got back from the second annual Woden Community Festival and thought I'd post a review for those who might want to go along next year. I went to last year's festival, and it looks like the organisers - Woden Community Services - have learned a lot from their first experience. This year, they...

Bark in the Park this weekend

By 31 October 2009 3

[Ed] Now with photos from the morning, but I had to leave early. Here's hoping the weather will improve for the annual RSPCA Pet's Party which their website advises will be on this Saturday: "On Saturday 31 October, RSPCA ACT will be hosting their annual party for pets. Join us at 12 Kir...

Canberra International Film Festival – GIVE AWAY!

By 31 October 2009 7

[First filed: Oct 28, 2009 @ 7:25] The next two weeks sees screening some of the best films from around the world as part of the Canberra International Film Festival. As part of this our good friends and fans over at Canberra CBD Limited have kindly provided some free double passes which we ar...

Police Wrap - 31 October

By 31 October 2009 11

1. doing a runner: ACT Policing has arrested a 29-year-old Lyons man after a pursuit on Saturday (October 24) which resulted in the alleged offender's vehicle colliding with an occupied stationary vehicle. Around 8.17 pm, police attempted to stop a Ford Falcon on Kingsford Smith Drive for a r...

New ACT "Road Safety" signs

By 31 October 2009 26

After returning from my travel I've noticed a few of the road safety message signs being talked about before I left, have come to fruition. A few of them are quite good... naturally the good ones have been borrowed from overseas think tanks, like "Drink Drive, Die in a Ditch" and "Missing a call wo...

New Facebook Group - Keep the ACT ban on fireworks

By 31 October 2009 7

Two months ago a Facebook group appeared calling for the ACT ban on domestic fireworks to be lifted. Now there's a balancing one rallying those who want to retain the ban. No need to go into the arguments for and against domestic fireworks - all been done before. But if you favour th...

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