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Police investigate fatal collision in Royalla

By 28 November 2015

ACT Policing are investigating a three-vehicle collision in Royalla this afternoon (Saturday 28 November) in which a motorcyclist has died. About 5.20pm, police received a r...

Pick of the Markets: Serendipity Soaps

By 28 November 2015

I'm back! But I'm no longer reviewing weekend hot spots. The team thought it would be fun and something a little different, to review local Canberra markets and the stalls that fre...

Getting the most out of your real Christmas tree

By 27 November 2015
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Editor note: Next week, we'll be starting our Christmas gift-maker interview series. Watch this space. Do you get a real Christmas tree? Curious about giving one a go in pl...

This weekend’s top picks for the DESIGN Canberra festival

By 27 November 2015
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DESIGN Canberra raced out of the gate proving that the capital is very much en vogue. The festival—now in its second year—is putting on more than 70 events and activities, ...

Garage Sales on this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 27 November 2015
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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...

Ask RiotACT: So, the GST is Going to Increase…?

By 26 November 2015 14
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Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will ...

Whats on in Canberra this weekend (28 and 29 November 2015)

By 26 November 2015 5

The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens’ classic tale; Christmas i...

Crowdfunding talk with the Light Clock guys

By 26 November 2015 2
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With only seven days left of their Kickstarter campaign (it seems that we can't stay away from the crowdfunding projects here at RiotACT this week), The Light Clock are one o...

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Buying off the plan in Canberra, advice requested.

By 28 July 2010 11

I am looking to buy in the mid 2012 timeframe and a friend recommended looking into buying off the plan. I have already owned a home before but have never bought off the plan and am not sure where to start. What do people think if buying off the plan is a good idea in Canberra, dodgy builder...


By 28 July 2010 27

Hi all I have a 14 year old son who seems to be quite clever with computer stuff.  He is a gamer and has also been teaching himself to create programs and those little windows pop up boxes.  I need to give him direction in his computer stuff but have no idea what he is doing let alone how he is...

Bomb at the Ainslie Village

By 27 July 2010 10

[First filed: Jul 27, 2010 @ 11:31] Nothing online yet but reliable sources are informing me that an "unstable resident" of the Ainslie Village was silly enough to build a big bomb and tell people about it. A police raid overnight saw residents evacuated to hotels and at 6am a controlled deton...

Family of seven laps up first land rent house

By 27 July 2010 4

Our Brave Leader is letting us all know that the first house under the long running land rent scheme has finally been moved into. Chief Minister Jon Stanhope said the home, one of 1000 being built for rent or sale by CHC Affordable Housing under a deal with the ACT Government, was the first of f...

All publicity is good publicity as the Greens co-opt the Raiders

By 27 July 2010 6

The ABC has a piece on the Green Senate candidate Lin Hatfield Dodds withdrawing a leaflet featuring the "Green Machine" of the Canberra Raiders and her own party. Offend, apologise, bask in the attention. Does it feel as if there's only one candidate running in this election in the ACT?...

Bushfire litigation pushes ever further out

By 27 July 2010 13

The ABC brings word that resolution of the dim and distant 2003 bushfires litigation has receded even further. Today the hearing was adjourned until October to allow the parties to resolve procedural issues and categorise more than 700 plaintiff documents into historical and operational evidence...

Looking for Oldies

By 27 July 2010 5

I have an 81yo grandmother that is looking for someone to play with ! She's looking for someone in her age bracket who likes to laugh, to play board games like upwords, card games like skip-bo, and who likes to go to lunch, and see movies - sci-fi/action etc, not chick flicks or horror. She dr...

Charity Computers - No Government Funding...

By 27 July 2010 12

I was going to attend Charity Computers in Charnwood so that I could attain my Cert III in computer hardware. I recently found out that the course has been cancelled because there was no government funding. Great, thanks a lot Labor! Is there anyone on here who knows someone in politics or so...

No naming of dodgy developers

By 27 July 2010 16

The Canberra Times has the unsurprising news that after the big boys have all sat around the table any talk of naming and shaming sub-standard builders has been shelved. The forum decided on some quick action, such as an increase in the percentage of developments subject to spot-check audits, bu...

Police Wrap - 27 July 2010

By 27 July 2010

1. Electrical street fire in Gordon: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a fire that occurred in Gordon early this morning (Tuesday July 27). About 1.45am residents in Lewis Luxton Avenue, Gordon were awoken by a loud bang. Upon investigating the noise residents saw the electricity box locat...

Anyone for Panda?

By 27 July 2010 13

As seen in darkest Tuggeranong. I know Chinese visitors to Australia love to get a taste of our iconic animals. It's nice to see that it runs both ways!...

Selling a unit in Canberra?

By 27 July 2010 35

Can i auction my own unit for sale in the ACT? Does anyone know if there is a web site that allow me to auction my place, rather than paying the ridiculously high fees charged by agents?...

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