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Ask RiotACT: Seeking outdoor dance floor

By 29 May 2016
Ask RiotACT

Hi all, I'm looking for somewhere that will hire out a dance floor that can be set up outside (6x6metres) in Canberra. The only place I've found so far is YesEvents in Bowral N...

Signs of life and wonder

By 29 May 2016 2

Apparently the residents of Gungahlin have had enough of being a lower priority to other areas of Canberra. According to the road signs off the new Majura Parkway, Gungahlin...

At home with Sophia: egg yolk ravioli (almost)

By 28 May 2016 1

I normally only ever post recipes that are successful because most of the time the recipes I make do work out. They might not always be as amazing as I had hoped but they norm...

Green bins on way, starting in Weston Creek, Kambah

By 28 May 2016 22
green bins

The ACT Government will roll out green bins for garden waste across Canberra in coming years starting with a pilot program in Weston Creek and Kambah to be funded in the 2016/1...

Ask RiotACT: What is the longest Street in Canberra?

By 28 May 2016 14
Ask RiotACT

Hi Rioters. I got asked a question by my 9 year old daughter last night that I could not answer. Does anyone know what the longest Street (not Avenue) in Canberra is? Tha...

Inquiry called after death in custody at AMC

By 27 May 2016
Alexander Maconochie Centre

There will be an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the care and supervision of an Alexander Maconochie Centre detainee following his death in custody today...

Pre-made home delivered meals in Canberra – Part 2

By 27 May 2016 5
Gourmet Dinner Service

This is part 2 in a series of posts detailing some of the different options for pre-made meals that can be home delivered in Canberra. This is for all the busy people out th...

First Look – 79&Fine (Civic)

By 27 May 2016 3

I heard a few whisperings on social media this week about a new cafe in Civic and the name drew my attention immediately. I initially thought 79&Fine was a reference to may...

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Olims all in readiness for the 2009 National Capital Craft Beer Festival

By 26 September 2009 1

Che and I went along to the brewers night which precedes the National Capital Craft Beer Festival at the Olims courtyard (a hidden gem of Canberra) in Ainslie. We had a lovely boozy time and tasted many great new beers, as well as the new Coopers 62 which is best described as fabulously innoffen...

Gary Humphries will cross the floor for gay marriage, Kate Lundy will not

By 26 September 2009 17

The ABC is promising an intriguing spectacle if the Rudd Government moves, as it has promised to do, to again disallow revived same-sex civil union which the ACT Legislative Assembly seems likely to pass soon. The Liberal's Senator Gary Humphries is waiting to see exactly what legislation is on t...

High Court to open on Sunday afternoons

By 26 September 2009 3

The Canberra Times informs us that the High Court of Australia is going to be open to the public on Sunday afternoons soon. It will be the first time in more than a decade that the court has opened its doors to tourists at weekends, following budgetary pressures which forced a reduction in visit...

Floriade Night Fest 2009

By 26 September 2009 9

[First filed: September 24, 2009 @ 22:39] Flowers by night Well tonight, Thursday, might have been the pick of the nights to visit Floriade Night Fest 2009. Wednesday night they were showing Sparkly Vampires, plus being windy and cold. From Friday night theres going to be a cold front an...

Police Wrap - 26 September

By 26 September 2009 10

1. Alleged rapist arrested in Harrison: ACT Policing arrested a 41-year-old man last night (23 September) after the sexual assault of a 24-year-old female in Dickson in the early hours of Sunday morning (20 September). Officers from the Territory Investigations Group and Specialist Response an...

The Return of the Rafe!

By 26 September 2009 2

2009 has been a right bastard of a year. For mine a significant part of that has been the absence of Rafe Morris from our fair city. Fortunately he's sent out a media release to let us know that he's coming back! LOCAL SINGER SONGWRITER RAFE MORRIS RETURNS HOME FROM WORLD TOUR. Having ...

What has happened to the Naked Fish?

By 25 September 2009 5

The Naked Fish at Southlands seems to have changed hands. Does anyone have some inside information?...

Is Murphy's Stout on tap in Canberra?

By 25 September 2009 6

I was planning to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Guinness with a pint of stout ... but it got me thinking... is Murphy's Stout on tap anywhere in Canberra?...

Mother’s Voice - free voice workshops for mothers of young children

By 25 September 2009 2

Mother’s Voice is a series of workshops with singer, drama teacher, community artist and mother, Simone Penkethman.  The sessions explore the range of the mother’s voice voices through games, exercises, songs, stories and discussion. .    Penkethman says that the idea behind Mother’s Vo...

Karaoke DJ Recommendations anyone??

By 25 September 2009 5

I am organising a fundraising Karaoke/ Poker Night for a local sporting organisation to be held late November. Can anyone recommend a local Karaoke DJ who can supply lighting, PA, good music selection etc at a reasonable price?...

Same Road Different Paths - David Pereira and Duncan n. Sargeant

By 25 September 2009

Tilley’s Devine Café presents: David Pereira and Duncan n. Sargeant "Same Road, Different Paths" an intimate night of music celebrating Mental Health Week: 8:30 pm Saturday the 10th October Tilley’s Devine Café, cnr Wattle and Brigalow Sts Lyneham Tickets: $20 full and $10 concession...

Images of Storm and Aftermath

By 24 September 2009 14

Some photos of the storm last Night and the aftermath this morning. Lightning over Forde from last night, sent in. Scrivener Dam Unleashed Flooded underpass in Curtin The calm Curtin pool. The start of a 30 minute kayak on Yarralumla Creek according to Kayak Canberra r...

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