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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 16
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Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 9

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014
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The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

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Would you like a whole free keg of tasty Zierholz beer?

By 1 December 2008 36

[First filed: October 09, 2008 @ 18:11 Second filing: October 13, 2008 @ 16:02] RiotACT is pleased to announce the latest of its give-aways for premium members. At the end of November three lucky premium members will have their name drawn out of a hat by Christoph Zierholz. They will each...

$2.1 Million for the KAO's

By 1 December 2008 9

Chief Minister Stanhope has announced $2.1 million in funding for 11 "Key Arts Organisations". So who are these sacred bovines? ACT Filmmakers Network, Artsound FM Inc, Belconnen Community Service Inc, Canberra Potters Society Inc, Canberra Symphony Orchestra Inc, Canberra You...

Anyone know anything about the guy in the crane?

By 1 December 2008 16

Went out to an impro event at the street theatre last night. At 6.45 some of the cast called the police because a guy was sitting on the top of the crane / scaffolding at one of the building sites across the road. He was quite distressed, and we could hear him calling out. Sometimes "I'm afraid o...

Music Video - Casual Projects - Time

By 1 December 2008 62

The latest music video from one of Canberra's finest musical exports, Casual Projects. The song is called "Time". Enjoy....

Bad girls blue in Civic

By 1 December 2008 13

The Canberra Times has a piece on rumoured violence in Lyneham High School spilling onto Civic streets. "My daughter's a naughty little girl, but she doesn't deserve to be smashed in the face." The Education Department was unable to comment at this stage for privacy reasons, but said it would ...

RiotACT ancient history

By 1 December 2008 20

Little is known about the early days of RiotACT. Indeed, there is no mention of RiotACT before the Doomsday book, suggesting that it was the Normans that introduced RiotACT to the English speaking world in 1066. Recently archaeological finds turned up some startling evidence to suggest that t...

Foreshore from the right shore, 2008

By 1 December 2008 5

Rather than my own pathetic reporting from the far bank of the Molonglo, Toriness was actually inside the wire and sent in this picture from the Pnau set and the following comments: i went to foreshore, and had a great time due to great company and some bloody awesome sets (pnau and presets b...

The Great Ainslie Topiary Hedge

By 1 December 2008 11

The occupant of the house at the intersection of Officer and Tyson in Ainslie has been very busy. A very ordinary hedge has been transformed into a topographic wonder. I guess when you've got a hedge of such thick and lush qualities it's a shame to waste it. But they weren't satisfied w...

When did plastic sheeting get into road works?

By 1 December 2008 6

The latest roadworks on Northbourne Avenue are admirably exceeding the gutter so as to avoid any Lake Northbourne repeats. We were, however, intrigued by the plastic sheeting they're putting down between the old road surface and the new bitumen. Any theories as to whether this will make po...

The ants are in some trouble

By 1 December 2008 16

The weather predicting ants of my driveway have become something of a cause celebre. A reader has suggested that I add a beer can to the mound photography to provide perspective and I have obliged. After Saturday's rains the mounds are still and plugged closed. It might be because the a...

The Shooters photo wall...

By 1 December 2008 175

I was having a couple of ciders at the Phoenix and wandered outside for a smoke. The entrance to Shooters is next door so I had a quick squiz at the photos they had placed there to lure potential punters in. It seems they are aiming at the Toolies market, as most of the pictures portray young...

Tuggeranong Community Festival 2008

By 30 November 2008 8

Someone tell Belco, Tuggers has them totally P0wnd. Despite a superior setting in many ways the Belconnen Community Festival offers the participant little except a venue to wander around in search of anything at all of interest before departing disappointed. Tuggeranong on the other hand w...

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