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Ask RiotACT: solicitor recommendation (winding up family trust)

By 6 February 2016
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Hi all, I'm looking for a solicitor who is able to do the work involved in the winding up of a family trust. Does anyone know of one who is reliable and doesn't charge the ...

Planning an Elopement: making the decision

By 6 February 2016

On top of my already busy schedule -- full time pencil pusher, part time writer for the RiotACT and new business owner -- I am also currently organising my wedding for June this ...

Ask RiotACT: Road rules & riding to school

By 5 February 2016 3
Ask RiotACT

Children who walk or ride to school should know the road rules that apply when they cross a road. They should also know to what extent they can trust drivers to act according t...

Garage Sales on this weekend (5-7 February 2016)

By 5 February 2016
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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...

Uniforms a smart move for our schoolchildren

By 5 February 2016 3
School uniform

The audible collective sigh has drifted away upon summer’s hot winds as parents return to the normality of having their children back at school. Certainly the bank account...

Teen to face court over hoax call to school in Calwell

By 4 February 2016
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A teenager will face the ACT Children’s Court following a threatening phone call made to Calwell High School yesterday. Around 1pm yesterday, a staff member at Calwell Hig...

Six things to do in Canberra this weekend (5-7 February)

By 4 February 2016 2

With summer rapidly disappearing, it’s best to take the opportunity to be outdoors in the warm sun while you have the chance. This weekend, we recommend the Summerside Festival, ...

‘Legal rape’ advocate targets Canberra

By 4 February 2016 10

Pick-up artist and misogynist Daryush Valizadeh, founder of the organisation/publication Return of Kings has announced a trip to Australia to stage 'tribal meetings' in Sydney,...

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Ask RiotACT: female doctor recommendation

By 12 December 2015 4
Ask RiotACT

Seeking female doctor recommendations. Am 36 and likely to start a family soon so someone supportive to bond with on our journey. Ideally special interest in obstetrics and pae...

Pick of the Markets: The Fudge People

By 12 December 2015 1

I visited my mum in Kingston over the weekend, so I thought I would take the opportunity to visit one of my favourite, original markets: the Kingston Bus Depot Market. Over Chris...

Ask RiotACT: hiring a car to get to Sydney

By 11 December 2015 33
Ask RiotACT

Due to the incredibly unfortunate pricing of flights between Canberra and Sydney, I've heard it's popular to hire a rental car to drive up to Sydney airport prior to internatio...

Christmas Markets: She Visits

By 11 December 2015

The Christmas markets are on again this weekend at Old Bus Depot and will continue to run on both Saturday and Sunday, every weekend until Christmas. It gives you ample time to get...

Ask RiotACT: aerating or coring lawn

By 11 December 2015 2
Ask RiotACT

Hi all. We've just purchased a property and while the lawn is okay, it's not great. Thinking about aerating/coring it (among other things!). Does anyone have any recommendation...

Garage Sales on this weekend (12 and 13 December 2015)

By 11 December 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 20 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds webs...

NGA Photography – The world is beautiful

By 11 December 2015

In amongst the many changes across the National Gallery of Australia has been the opening up of a new exhibition of photographs from their own collection. The exhibition is ...

14 Things to do in Canberra this weekend (11, 12 and 13 December)

By 10 December 2015 1

This weekend will be all about Christmas for many of us, whether it’s attending parties with friends, colleagues or neighbours or shopping for gifts online, in our malls or at on...

Ask RiotACT: Do you know a drummer?

By 10 December 2015 2
Ask RiotACT

DRUMMER WANTED - Canberra Based Metal Band So, here's an interesting one. Canberra based band BEAST IMPALOR are looking for a new drummer. After recently parting ways wit...

The Feldons (plus Noti, Tessa Devine and Happy Axe) at the Bootleg Sessions

By 10 December 2015

This Monday the 14th of December get along to the Phoenix in the bus interchange in Civic to catch the Feldons, Noti, Tessa Devine and Happy Axe. 8.00pm - Happy Axe Emma Kelly's new solo project Happy Axe uses violin, musical saw, vocals, digital manipulation, looping and effecting to create l...

Ask RiotACT: high schools for Murrumbateman kids?

By 10 December 2015 2
Ask RiotACT

Hi there. We are looking to move to Murrumbateman, and I am curious as to what high schools are commonly used by families who live there. Thanks!...

Road trip from Canberra: Horse Head Rock

By 10 December 2015

If you’re looking for a day or even overnight trip, then why not head down to see Horse Head Rock near Bermagui. I stumbled across the existence of Horse Head Rock on Inst...

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