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

By 27 February 2015
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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...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

By 27 February 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to allclassifieds.com.au. Saturday 28 February 13 E...

Whats on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

By 27 February 2015
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Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets ...

Possum beater on video not convicted

By 26 February 2015 38
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I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after at...

‘In the Spirit of Banjo’ Tim the Yowie Man book launch

By 27 February 2015
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“Water plunges 40 metres off the cliff top with so much gusto that the morning sun rising upstream creates a rainbow through the water spray. It reaches from one side of the ...

Cheap gym in Tuggeranong?

By 27 February 2015 5
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I'm putting this in the "Ask RiotACT" section in the hopes I can find a good solution from someone with a bit of knowledge of Tuggeranong. I've been out of work for a while,...

Teen arrested after aggravated robbery in Gowrie

By 27 February 2015
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ACT Policing has apprehended a 17-year-old male from Canberra’s south following an aggravated robbery in Gowrie yesterday (26 February). About 11:10am, a male walking along th...

Canberra GP recommendations

By 26 February 2015 3
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I was wondering if anyone can recommend a GP in Canberra who takes the time to listen and explain things to you, and preferably specialises in chronic disease? Also, does an...

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Best of Canberra - Chicken wings

By 20 January 2015 20
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I feel like chicken wings used to be a very American thing. When I first went to the States I tried my first ever American Buffalo wings and now I am addicted. I hate blue chee...

Yvette Berry named as sixth ACT Government minister

By 19 January 2015

Labor MLA Yvette Berry has been elected as the sixth minister in the ACT Government. The Labor Caucus elected Yvette this morning, filling the role in the Ministry left by the former Chief Minister. Her portfolio responsibilities will be announced tomorrow, along with those of the other five minist...

Excuse me, ACT Health. I would like to choose where I birth, thanks.

By 19 January 2015 15

By now we are all aware of the proposal by ACT Health that pregnant women in the ACT should be allocated their birthing hospital depending on their postcode – Calvary for the North, TCH for the South. The new facilities at TCH are reaching capacity – they are state of the art and give women the ...

Synthetic drugs – the new Cold War?

By 19 January 2015 8
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Last week two young men died tragically in Queensland after smoking a form of synthetic cannabis. The media and police wasted no time in attributing the deaths directly to the ...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Ice cream

By 19 January 2015
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I was really excited last week when the call went out for Canberra’s best ice cream. I was watching the RiotACT site all day, waiting eagerly to see where readers were going ...

Doris the Tea Lady - Can you come back?

By 19 January 2015 9
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When I left the ACT public service (and before that, the Commonwealth public service) I had just short of 30 years’ service. When I started (in the Palaeolithic period), w...

Two in custody after drugs seized in Kambah

By 19 January 2015
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Two people will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after officers from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations executed a search warrant on a house in Kambah yesterday (S...

What's on in Canberra this Australia Day

By 19 January 2015 26
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What’s not to love about Australia Day? It’s the perfect excuse to crack open a beer or two, wear your nicest pair of thongs and put a few lamb chops on the barbeque (to ea...

The PMs 11 – An under celebrated top day out! Did you go?

By 18 January 2015 1
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On Wednesday I went to the PMs 11 for the first time in two years and just so I can get this one away for a quick single, did 2015 seem a bit quieter than other years? Was it t...

Witnesses sought to theft of distinct motor vehicle in Palmerston

By 18 January 2015
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ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Palmerston where a distinctive ‘AC Cobra’ motor vehicle was stolen. Sometime between 9.30am yesterday (Saturday,...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 18 January 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Weekend Cafe Hotspot: TwentyOne Cafe & Groceries, New Acton

By 17 January 2015
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Since Christmas I haven’t been as active as I normally am. Before Christmas, I would regularly find myself at the lake on Saturday mornings participating in boot camp, or taking...

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