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Tour de Stroke starts in Fyshwick

By 9 October 2015
Josh Goyne - Stroke Awareness Ride - Tour de Stroke

Josh Goyne, 17, sets out from Fyshwick tomorrow on a 2,200 kilometre ride with the aim of raising money for stroke support and assistance. Seven years ago, Josh’s grandfat...

Ask RiotACT: Best Sports Lawyer

By 9 October 2015
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Can anyone tell me the contact details for the best sports lawyer in Canberra please?...

A Look around Canberra: Barton

By 9 October 2015
A Look Around Canberra: Barton

The suburb of Barton in Canberra's inner south has one of the smallest suburb populations, if not the smallest, in Canberra. However, according to ABS data, Barton was once the...

Five garage sales to visit this weekend (10 and 11 October)

By 9 October 2015
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The early bird gets the worm, as they say, and this weekend you’ll want to be that early bird. Rise and shine on Saturday to grab a bargain with a broad selection of garage s...

15 things to do in Canberra this weekend (10 and 11 October 2015)

By 8 October 2015 1

There is so much on this weekend we had to make some tough calls to put this list together. You could spend a day of beautiful garden wandering at The Tuliptop Gardens Festival...

Our first look: Boffins Restaurant new menu

By 8 October 2015 2
Boffins Restaurant: Piano

With all the hype and commotion about all the new cafes and restaurants opening around Canberra, it's easy to forget about the original establishments that have stood the test of t...

Ask RiotACT: Sourcing a pinata

By 8 October 2015 2
Ask RiotACT

My dear hive mind of rioters, My little astromonkey is having a birthday party this Sunday [11/10] and now desperately wants a pinata.  I've seen a few places do on-line sa...

Beer Week returns to Canberra this November

By 8 October 2015 1
Beer Day Out 2014

Canberra Beer Week was launched last night at Bentspoke Brewery in Braddon. The week-long celebration of beer will take place form 5 – 11 November. Representing the ACT Go...

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Affordability v. Sustainability??

By 24 August 2010 7

Andrew Barr is asking for your thoughts on the draft Planning and Development (Environmental Impact Statements) Amendment Bill 2010 (Explanatory Guide also available). ACTPLA describes the bill thusly: The draft bill is designed to refine the triggers for an Environmental Impact Statement (EI...

ACT RFS Wattle Day

By 24 August 2010

Canberrans celebrating National Wattle Day will be helping local Rural Fire Brigades to keep our community safe this year Two Australian volunteer organisations with a tradition of service to the Australian community, local rural fire brigades, and the local Wattle Day organisation, have form...

Canberra Uber Alles?

By 24 August 2010 10

And so, with the fevered wrangling of a hung parliament in full cry, there's only one place to be to conduct the crucial negotiations. It shouldn't be surprising that the nation's capital is that place. But the city now seems like the logical place for these meetings as opposed to the plac...

Raging Raiders flame the Dragons

By 24 August 2010 9

[First filed: Aug 23, 2010 @ 9:01] Foxsports have the sensational news (and as importantly the above video to share) on the Raiders smashing the ladder leading Merger Dragons 32-16 at home! Denied in the first half by St George Illawarra's gutsy goal-line defence, the Raiders persevered an...

Clear win for the Caners

By 24 August 2010

Last Saturday the Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL) hosted its third Carnival of Carnage. This rite of passage demo bout is a friends and family only affair for the League’s most recent drafts to show their stuff before taking to the flat track publicly as the newest players for local teams the...

Northbourne Avenue Closed [But open now]

By 24 August 2010 1

Canberra Times brings us word that ACT Policing have closed Northbourne Avenue due to a domestic. Apparently someone is refusing to leave a home and negotiations are underway. No specifics yet. [Ed - the story has since been updated to indicate the seven hour seige ended at 3.45am] UPDATE: The...

Speed Cameras don't work according to Alistair Coe

By 23 August 2010 25

The Liberals' Alistair Coe has announced findings from his research into speed cameras: Through answers to questions on notice, the Opposition has obtained information about the number of accidents taking place at the sites of mid-block speed cameras [fixed cameras not featuring red light camera...

GOLF DAY for Snowy Hydro SouthCare coming soon...

By 23 August 2010 1

The annual Golf Day is one of Snowy Hydro SouthCare’s biggest fundraising events of the year.  Funds raised on the day go directly towards keeping the rescue helicopter in the air saving lives.  As well as enjoying a day on the green, there are additional features you can purchase on course....

Musical Masterpieces at the National Gallery

By 23 August 2010

Carl Rafferty presents…  Musical Masterpieces at the National Gallery Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29, at 3pm Dear Music Lover, You’re invited to spend a very pleasant weekend afternoon at the National Gallery. You can wander the collections, try the café and then enjoy a con...

Police Wrap - 23 August 2010

By 23 August 2010 58

1. Brawling in Civic: ACT Policing took seven men into custody in the early hours of Sunday morning (August 22) after a disturbance outside a nightclub in Civic involving around 40 people. Around 4.20am, City Beats Teams conducting routine patrols observed a large number of males punching eac...

The FELDONS @ the bootlegs sessions Monday 23 Aug

By 23 August 2010

Got those post election blues? Winter dragging on and getting you down? Bored of the caretaker period? Maybe your dog has the flu. Get down to the Phoenix tonight and consume copious amounts of alcohol whilst listening to original Canberra based music at the Bootleg Sessions. This Week: John ...

Three Canberra scientists win 2010 Eureka Prizes

By 23 August 2010 2

The Eureka Prize is Australia’s highest science award, and this year the awards for two categories have gone to Canberra scientists working out of ANU and one working out of UC (quotes below from the respective uni media releases). David Lindemayer won the prize for Environmental Research: “r...

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