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Libs revive flashing lights in school zones policy

By 28 July 2016
Still from school zones on NSW road safety site.

The Canberra Liberals will spend $7.5 million to install flashing signs in ACT school zones if elected to government in October, reviving a policy they took to the last ACT ele...

Seven things to do around Canberra this weekend (29-31 July)

By 28 July 2016

Footy and flicks, classical and country sounds, and old school vinyl – there is plenty of variety to keep you amused this winter weekend in the capital. FRIDAY Nati...

Why I will never watch the Tour de France again

By 28 July 2016 2
Col de Manse, France- July 16, 2013: The peloton pedaling on a plain road after the ascension to Col de Manse in The Alps during the stage 16 of 100th edition of Le Tour de France 2013.

Despite being an eager cyclist, I’ve never really watched the Tour de France until this year. And unless something radically changes, I’m unlikely to ever do so again. W...

Botched arson attempt may be gang-related: police

By 27 July 2016 3
Arson attempt

ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of two men dousing a building in Newcastle Street, Fyshwick with petrol and attempting to ignite it in an incident detectives believe to ...

Have you seen missing man Kiet Ho?

By 27 July 2016 2
Missing man Kiet Ho

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 26-year-old man, Kiet Ho. Mr Ho was last seen by one of his friends at 10.30pm yesterday, after he drop...

Keep Canberra Open campaigners remain wary

By 27 July 2016 3
Keep Canberra Open

Keep Canberra Open, a campaign to “save Canberra’s nightlife”, has been successful in its bid to prevent the ACT Government from introducing legislation that would enforc...

The City to Lake smoke and mirrors

By 27 July 2016 6

There's been a load of positive mainstream press about the wonders of the ACT Government's major project for the centre of Canberra, The City to Lake Project. Till now I h...

Airport named Telstra ACT Business of the Year

By 27 July 2016
Canberra Airport MD Stephen Byron with the airport's head of aviation, Matthew Brown (centre) and project manager for the new international terminal, Richard Phillips (right).

The Capital Airway Group, which operates Canberra Airport, was named the 2016 Telstra ACT Business of the Year at a black tie event in the National Gallery’s Gandel Hall last...

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Ask RiotACT: Tough plants for Canberra conditions

By 14 June 2016 6
Ask RiotACT

Hi, I am not much of a gardener, so I need a bit of advice. I have a bit of a garden that faces east with a fence behind it that I need to plant out. I used to have a correa an...

Hume Hwy chaos after serious crash near Goulburn

By 13 June 2016
Snowy Hydro SouthCare helicopter

All southbound lanes on the Hume Highway are closed near Goulburn this afternoon while police investigate a serious crash in which four occupants of a Toyota Land Cruiser were ...

Volunteer Interpreter Program - Tidbinbilla and Namadgi National Park

By 13 June 2016

Volunteer at Tidbinbilla and Namadgi National Park – Volunteer Interpreter Program now recruiting!  Become part of a team of trained Volunteer Interpreters who help visit...

ACT Budget – the Good, the Bad and the not so Ugly

By 13 June 2016 18
ACT Budget

I’m going out on a limb when I say that I reckon this is the best ACT Budget I can think of, including those with which I had a part in creating. You would say that, say m...

Constitution Day family fun at the National Archives of Australia

By 13 June 2016

Join in family fun Constitution-style! Try the discovery trail and collect your cupcake, try your hand at calligraphy, or Indigenous face-painting and storytelling, and make yo...

Ask RiotACT: Mt Mugga Mugga redevelopments

By 12 June 2016 10
Ask RiotACT

Hi all, Does anyone know about the redevelopments up on Mt Mugga Mugga?  I just went for a walk around the perimeter of the old quarry there, and encountered a new road, ne...

Because life's too short to wear boring jewellery...

By 11 June 2016
necklace hexagon

While the name LLL Designs may not ring an immediate bell in your head, you have probably come across their bright and funky stalls pretty much all over Canberra, from the Nigh...

Wrap up from cold, wrap up in a book

By 10 June 2016 2

Libraries ACT is inviting the Canberra community to visit their local library over winter and discover the new ‘what’s on’ winter program. Penny Davies, the senior man...

New measures to protect road users

By 10 June 2016 10

New laws will make it illegal to put the safety of drivers, riders and passengers at risk by throwing objects or placing them in their path. The laws were passed in the AC...

Greens demand Seselja oppose Joyce

By 10 June 2016 20
Christina Hobbs

ACT Greens Senate candidate Christina Hobbs has slammed Barnaby Joyce's plan to force Canberra-based public servants to leave Canberra. "This is blatant pork-barrelling on ...

ACT government's $200,000 boost for Rio

By 10 June 2016
rio 2016

The ACT government on Friday pledged $200,000 to Australia’s Paralympic and Olympic teams as the clock ticks down to just 50 days before the start of Rio 2016. The Austr...

Audi stolen at gunpoint in broad daylight in Civic found ablaze in Gungahlin

By 10 June 2016 8
Canberra Theatre carpark

An Audi station wagon surrendered by its female owner to a man threatening her with a shotgun in the Canberra Theatre carpark on Tuesday afternoon has since been used in a reta...

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