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Two charged after kangaroo dragged through streets

By 30 June 2016
Police wrap

Two men have been charged after a kangaroo was allegedly attached to the back of a vehicle and driven through Goulburn this week. Officers from Hume local area command locat...

Another stuck truck disrupts bridge traffic

By 30 June 2016
Commonwealth Avenue Bridge

It seems the Commonwealth Bridge on Parkes Way is becoming a magnet for stuck trucks. In October last year a truck hauling an excavator blocked the Parkes Way tunnel for t...

$1m medical cannabis trial for skin cancer

By 30 June 2016

Australia's 50,000 melanoma sufferers could soon find relief through medical-grade cannabis as a result of a joint project involving the University of Canberra and a leading i...

Ask RiotACT: Affordable website and mobile app developers in Canberra

By 30 June 2016 4
Ask RiotACT

Hi Guys, I've been getting a quote from multiple canberra businesses that specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. I found most of them really expensive and the one...

Top six things to do around Canberra this weekend (1-3 July)

By 30 June 2016 1

There are plenty of options for kicking up your heels this election weekend, whether you are part of a hip-hop crew or a fan of ABC Kids favourites, Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band. ...

Two-party crescendo in G-minor

By 30 June 2016 2

Roll up, roll up to the one-party circus: it’s politics for dummies, Turnbull-style. Liberal ringmaster Malcolm Turnbull cracks his whip. Don’t vote for Bill Shorten bec...

The reptilian women of Canberra

By 30 June 2016
Niki Johnson and Claudia Corrigan

Niki Johnson and Claudia Corrigan know exactly where they want to go and how to get there. This uncommon confidence has much to do with the fact that on a daily basis they a...

Ask RiotACT: How to reduce traffic noise pollution?

By 30 June 2016 3
Ask RiotACT

Hi rioters, My house is located on a fairly major road, and the traffic noise is unbearable! We can hear every passing car every moment of every day! I was wondering what mea...

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Financing for light rail project finalised

By 24 May 2016 17
light rail artist impression

The ACT government and the Canberra Metro consortium confirmed on Tuesday that financing arrangements for the capital's light rail project had been finalised. The Capital ...

Venture capital scheme for Canberra start-ups

By 24 May 2016 1

A venture capital scheme launched on Tuesday will enable Canberra entrepreneurs to access funds to build their business. Significant Capital Ventures is a joint venture bet...

$7.3m to promote #CBR to NSW, NZ, Asia

By 24 May 2016
Singapore A330

The ACT Government will in next month’s Budget commit $7.3 million promoting Canberra domestically and internationally as a business and leisure destination, and $1.5 million...

$460K spend on Canberra Theatre Centre security, major show

By 24 May 2016
Canberra Theatre

The ACT Government has announced it will spend $410,000 in next month’s Budget to upgrade security at the Canberra Theatre Centre and commit a further $50,000 to promote the...

Celebrating a darker side of #CBR

By 24 May 2016

Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres’ latest art party, CANBERRA OBSCURA, is a celebration of  the ACT’s weirdest sounds and strangest stories. Inspired by the atmosphere a...

Let's can the tram (till October, at least)

By 24 May 2016 210
light rail model

An act of political bastardry saw the ACT Government sign off last week on the Gungahlin light rail project, almost five months to the day from the October Assembly election. ...

Seven fab things about Fashfest's model casting day

By 24 May 2016

While the rest of you were at the supermarket, watching the footy or hanging out the washing on Sunday morning, RiotACT was swanning around the National Convention Centre with ...

Ask RiotACT: Need advice on who to approach about problem with car dealership

By 24 May 2016 10
Ask RiotACT

Hi all. I'm looking for advice about what to do/lawyer to see about an issue with the dealership that my car is currently being serviced in. Long story short, it went in ...

Stefaniak in serious condition after heart attack

By 23 May 2016

Bill Stefaniak, the former ACT attorney-general and opposition leader, is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering a heart attack while driving last week. Stefania...

Former terrorism prosecutor appointed as magistrate

By 23 May 2016

A former counter-terrorism prosecutor has been appointed to the bench of the ACT Magistrates Court. Canberra barrister Glenn Theakston will replace magistrate Peter Dingwall...

Beekeepers must be registered

By 23 May 2016 10

Canberra beekeepers are now required to register their hives to help the ACT government be better prepared in the event of an outbreak of bee-related disease. ACT planning ...

Have your say on National Arboretum

By 23 May 2016 30

Canberrans can have their say on the future of the National Arboretum by completing a short survey on the ACT government’s consultation website, Time to Talk. The arboretu...

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