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Weapons seized in Red Hill

By 4 October 2015

ACT Policing has seized weapons following a search warrant in Red Hill on Friday (2 October). About 6:30pm, members from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Team conduc...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Ivy & The Fox

By 3 October 2015

In May, I checked out the recently established Fox and Bow in Farrer; I was pretty excited by the super funky café and was in love with the whole concept. So much so that his has ...

Developer sought for Kingston arts hub

By 2 October 2015 8
Kingston Arts Precinct

The ACT Government has today called for development applications for the Kingston Arts Precinct, home to the Canberra Glassworks, Megalo Print Studio + Gallery and Bus Depot Ma...

Six must-try South Coast getaways

By 2 October 2015

You were thinking about doing some work in the garden this long weekend, weren’t you? Think again. It’s going to be sizzling hot at the South Coast and you could be lying ...

Canberra weekend garage sale guide (3rd October 2015)

By 2 October 2015
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Bargain hunters of Canberra, here are five of the top garage sales going on around the capital this weekend. There are a bunch more to check out on the allclassifieds website t...

Wanniassa High School Year of 1990 School reunion

By 2 October 2015

A reunion for all year 10 students and teachers of Wanniassa High School in 1990. The reunion is being held on Saturday 10 October, 6pm at the Tuggeranong Vikings Club in Erindale. If you are interested in attending please phone Naomi on 0423 987 955....

A look around Canberra – Giralang

By 2 October 2015
Giralang: a look around Canberra

I’ve lived in Canberra for nearly five years and I enjoy that doing these articles often takes me to suburbs I’ve never set foot in before, despite driving past the perimet...

What’s on this weekend in Canberra? (3 – 5 October)

By 1 October 2015 3
Embassy of the Republic of Croatia: What's on in Canberra 3-5 October

This weekend Canberrans can choose between a mixed bag of goodies that includes meeting Patissez owner Anna Petridis (mastermind of Manuka's freakshake phenomenon), celebrating the...

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The Canberra Times Wonders Why Advertising Revenue Is Down

By 22 May 2009 23

If the Canberra Times ever really scratches its head and wonders why ad revenue is down here is some food for their thoughts. Take a guess as to what a small, 3 line ad in the Births/Death/Marriages costs for a Saturday? This is a simple ad, no banners, pics or anything ornate. Take a guess......

CIT FAT Awards - You are invited to the 10th Anniversary of CIT’s Film and

By 22 May 2009

The Canberra Institute of Technology and the National Museum of Australia are rolling out the red carpet for the anniversary event of CIT’s annual Film and Television Awards (FAT Awards) on Friday June 26th from 7pm. This year the awards will be a tribute to the success of the past 10 years...

Exclusive memberships of Canberra's networking groups?

By 21 May 2009 43

I hear there are around 90 networking groups in Canberra. That doesn't even include the service clubs where the real business muscle hangs out and the really smoky rooms which don't even have names on them. But in an interesting move Schmooze have recently turfed out a member of BNI, apparently f...

Insatiable Banalities Podcast # 110 - Michael Lemmer

By 21 May 2009

Canberra’s longest running and least reliable podcast has re-imagined itself as a monthly affair and therefore on schedule thanks to diminished expectations. Which means that in podcast number 110 you can enjoy the solo guitar blues wizardry of Michael Lemmer a rare product of the Melbourne...

Images of Canberra - Currawong and berries

By 21 May 2009 35

Lesley has sent in this one for the twitchers amongst you with the following note: I snapped this Maggie eating Red Berries (what are they???) down at Yarralumla on Sunday morning (Mother’s Day)… Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact....

But you only just finished it!

By 21 May 2009 20

Here's a good sign that the planned solar plant is going to go in South of Tharwa. The Chiefly Stanhope has announced that having only just completed the Tharwa bridge he's kicking in another $11 million to strengthen the foundations. "The ACT Government remains committed to restoring the hist...

Six to eight Brumbies picked in the Wallabies

By 21 May 2009

The Brumbies have announced that six of their players, and two inbound players have been selected to play for the Wallabies. The players picked are Stirling Mortlock as Captain as well as Ben Alexander, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Peter Kimlin, Stephen Moore and George Smith. 2010 Brumbies, Matt Gitea...

Business Manager, Canberra Youth Theatre

By 21 May 2009 20

Business Manager, Canberra Youth Theatre Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 plus superannuation Canberra Youth Theatre (CYT) is seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of Business Manager. Canberra Youth Theatre (CYT) was established in 1972 and is a nationally recognised youth arts compan...

CBC and electoral funding

By 21 May 2009 9

CityNews have an interesting article on the Canberra Business Club, their difficulties with filing their returns and some interesting discrepancies. First item of note is who kicked the money into the CBC: -- Peter Fairburn ($2000, over 24 months); -- Brian Jones ($2000, 24 months); -- Pa...

Hibberson St Mall?

By 21 May 2009 30

I just heard on channel 7 this morning that the govt may turn Hibberson street, Gungahlin into a mall. Do any RA readers know anything about this?...

More Canberra smackies in treatment

By 21 May 2009 5

The ABC reckons "More Canberrans addicted to drugs". But it appears what they're reporting on data (taken from a new AIHW report) showing twice as many Canberrans are receiving treatment for "opioid addiction" as were ten years ago. Which could be a good thing......

Education Department fails in proof reading

By 21 May 2009 14

I've just been looking through a full page ad in the Canberra Chronicle for ACT Public Schools. It advertises the Information Sessions at Canberra's High Schools and Colleges throughout May and June. But every date (or day) is incorrect. Alfred Deakin High has 2 sessions, on Friday 16 May a...

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