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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Giralang

By 25 May 2016
Police wrap

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven store located on the corner of Canopus Crescent and Atalumba Close in Giralang last Wednesday (18 May). ...

New State Emergency Service station for Calwell

By 25 May 2016

A new State Emergency Service station will be built in Tuggeranong with $2.7 million in this year's ACT budget allocated for the project. The facility will house four-whee...

Bins to be collected on Friday after strike cancelled

By 25 May 2016

Bin collection industrial action previously notified for this Friday has been cancelled following a meeting of drivers employed by household waste and recycling bin collection ...

Best of Canberra callout: Small galleries

By 25 May 2016 2

Canberra and art go hand in hand, largely because of the city’s status as the Australian capital. The ACT is home to institutions showcasing art and artefacts for the nation,...

Ashley Drive duplication to extend to Johnson Drive

By 25 May 2016 7
Ashley Drive

The ACT Government will spend $3.5 million over two years to duplicate the section of Ashley Drive from Erindale Drive to Johnson Drive, Minister for Transport and Municipal Se...

Fresh sourdough, French pastries and hot coffee at Autolyse

By 25 May 2016

When the clock strikes midnight, it may be time for Cinderella to head home, but at Autolyse the party is just getting started. Between 12am and 12pm, three or four experien...

Walking the Centenary Trail in 8 Days: Narrabundah to Ainslie

By 25 May 2016

Have you ever thought about walking the Centenary Trail? The 145km loop was established in 2013 to celebrate Canberra’s Centenary, and passes over our picturesque mountain scapes...

Politicians flying too close to the sun

By 25 May 2016 1

There is a now a long list of candidates announced for the 2016 ACT election. These people are about to put themselves through a very complicated and drawn out job application....

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Man, 63, to face court over weapons haul in South Canberra

By 12 April 2016 40
Seized fire-arms

ACT Policing has seized a fully loaded revolver, eight long-arm rifles, two double-barrel shotguns, 16 bayonets and in excess of 8,000 rounds of ammunition following a search o...

Ask RiotACT: Where to go? Braddon or Kingston?

By 12 April 2016 20
Ask RiotACT

Hi Canberrans, I'm about to relocate to Canberra, and am trying to decide which suburb to move to. As the headline suggests, it's between Braddon and Kingston. I'm a 30 year...

Our lives are full of privacy breaches

By 12 April 2016 2

Last week I wrote of the ACT injustice of publicly naming people subsequently found not guilty of serious crimes such as rape. The inconsistency of our law was apparent in the...

Man attacked in Mitchell road rage incident, witnesses sought

By 11 April 2016 24
Scene of road rage incident

After exchange between two drivers on Saturday afternoon, one of the drivers allegedly drove his silver sedan in a dangerous manner, stopped at a red light at the intersection ...

Beware counterfeit $50 notes after Illawarra cases: police

By 11 April 2016
Security features on the $50

Four businesses in the Illawarra area have discovered counterfeit $50 notes over the weekend, and police have warned there may be more illegally produced currency in circulatio...

Two more arrested over Gowrie shooting in 2015

By 11 April 2016 1
Police wrap

A 23-year-old Holder man and a 31-year-old Chisholm man have been charged in relation to a shooting incident in Gowrie in February last year. The 23-year-old has been charg...

Ask RiotACT: Pet Door at Rental Property

By 11 April 2016 2
Ask RiotACT

Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions on pet doors suitable for a rental property? (i.e. that don't leave screw holes/require modifying existing windows/doors) ...

Why company tax cuts have to happen

By 11 April 2016 21

Let's be honest, in Australia we don't really like success and we don't like people making money. This is no more evident than in our reaction to the way companies are taxed an...

Help with a statutory warranty for new homes issue

By 10 April 2016 3
Ask Riot

Help - I need advice on getting defects rectified please. I bought a newish house that had been used as a "Display Home" by the builder/developer.  It was around 6 months o...

Police v Burch and CFMEU

By 10 April 2016 60
Police barrier

Over coffee last week, I wandered through the Canberra Times and stopped to look at the insert “The Public Sector Informant”. Now, as a 30 year veteran of both the Commonwe...

At Home with Sophia: Baked Gravce na Tavce (beans) and eggs

By 9 April 2016 5

Breakfast is probably my favourite meal of the day. I would pick poached eggs and crispy bacon over a muffin any day! I also love eating breakfast at home; not only is it half ...

Two women arrested over Gowrie shooting in 2015

By 8 April 2016
Police wrap

A 32-year-old Richardson woman and a 20-year-old Jerrabomberra woman have been arrested in relation to a shooting incident that occurred in Gowrie last year. On February 2, ...

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