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The Canberra Night Noodle Markets

By 2 March 2015 6

Earlier this year it was announced that Canberra was going to be introduced to the Noodle Markets made famous by Melbourne and Sydney, and it has been the talk of the town ever...

Chic Henry and the tram to nowhere?

By 2 March 2015 1
light rail artist impression

I've had a couple of long conversations with Summernats' Chic Henry, who is tossing up whether to run in the 2016 ACT election. He told me that the Liberals want him to stan...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Juice

By 2 March 2015 4
Penny University

I quite enjoy a good fresh juice. When I’m out for weekend breakfast with my mates, I’m always the indulgent one that orders a coffee and a juice. This week I put the word out...

Should Norfolk Island be self governed?

By 2 March 2015

The bun fight between the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly and the Commonwealth Government regarding governance of the island has been going on for decades. The island ha...

Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015

ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
chloe granger

Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Local game developer launches crowdfunding campaign

By 2 March 2015

Local game developer Whale Hammer Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its turn-based tactics role-playing game (RPG), Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire. Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire is an episodic, turn-based tactics RPG set in a world that has fallen into a medieval dar...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 7

According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

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To the informant amongst us...

By 5 March 2010 32

'Frank' recently had a bit of a rant on Riotact concerning surly customers at a parking station.  All in all it was a fairly innocuous thread until I read a comment from Gorilla: Wow didnt actually think someone would actually send this into Frank’s workplace as a complaint. Such a low a...

Canberra Milk - As fresh as it gets!!!!!!

By 5 March 2010 47

Having taken the kids to the show last weekend (saturday so had the glorious weather) and just today looking on the skyfire website I am getting more and more upset with Canberra Milk still labelling itself as Canberras local and fresh milk. As far as I'm aware, and I'm open for feedback here,Canber...

ACT Budget - They've done it again!

By 4 March 2010 67

The ACT Budget is broken again.  Where should the repairs begin? Here's my wish list: * 500+ jobs from the public service - What does Tourism ACT do? * close the Arboretum. * contract out TAMS. * close a few more schools. * kidnap the Governor-General until the Feds hand over more...

Days Gone By - Big Dave ft Kitty B. - Music video. (filmed in Canberra).

By 4 March 2010 2

Hey there Rioters, Ive been involved in another video project that I want to share with you all. Its a music video for Canberra record label KP Rekordz, there artist Big Dave and singer Kitty B. (click link below to check it out).


By 3 March 2010 3


OMG! ACT government, a great achiever!

By 3 March 2010 10

Anyone else get a shiny pamphlet in their letter box telling us how great the ACT government has been in the last year? A newsletter explaining their great achievements, with a focus on health services. Surely that is political advertising! Oh, but hang on, it is an annual publication and bears no r...

Bullying at Kingsford Smith "super" School

By 3 March 2010 49

I just want to revisit a post from July 2009 in regards to the bullying at Kingsford Smith School. I don't have children - but I have nieces and cousins and friends with kids who go there and all I ever hear about is how bad the bullying is. My twin nieces are quite often too scared to even go...

Zierholz in Belconnen?

By 3 March 2010 18

There's a piece in The Canberra Times today about Zierholz opening a second brewery-cafe in Belconnen. This is possibly the best news in the newspaper this morning, if not this week!! Does anyone know where in Belconnen this will be? By the lake, possibly? My only gripe is that it will be in B...

Fruit Fly in the ACT?

By 3 March 2010 18

This season, I've tried my hand at growing tomatoes. I'm no green thumb but I now have quite a crop. Only problem is that most of the fruit is maggot ridden. I planted a bit late in the season and maybe this has not helped. I'm just wondering if anyone has had a similar problem. I'm also wondering i...

Monergy for Canberra

By 2 March 2010 15

Simon Corbell has introduced Canberra to the wonderful concept of MONERGY in this media release. "Monergy is the combination of two words - money and energy, and represents the significant savings people can make just by reducing their energy use," Mr Corbell said. The Government has a range...

Djan Djan - Free Show @ Street Theatre

By 2 March 2010

The Street presents in association with The ANU Exchange Djan Djan. FREE PERFORMANCE! WHEN: Thursday March 11, 6PM WHERE: The Street Theatre, outside under the trees (or in the theatre if it's wet weather)  DJAN DJAN are Mamadou Diabate (kora, Mali), Bobby Singh (tabla, India) and Jeff ...

PBS Property Group - Crace property developer feedback

By 2 March 2010 12

Hi All, My wife and I are looking at purchasing one of the new townhouses in Crace. I have recieved quite a lot of information from "Crace" themselves, however I am interested in whether anyone knows anything about 'PBS Property Group', the developers of the townhouses in Crace. Has anyone he...

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