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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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Lioncom Extends Green Day to Green Month

By 10 September 2009 5

September 2009 is Green Month @ Lioncom The general public and businesses can drop off old computing equipment for FREE. Taking advantage of the Free PC Recycling Month Simply drop off surplus computer equipment at the Fyshwick Collection Centre, located at 8 Pirie St, Fyshwick. For Busi...

Root Canal Removal, who is the best Dentist for this proceedure in Canberra?

By 10 September 2009 28

Hi all, I'm in a dilemma, I am new to Canberra and wanting a good dentist who is able to remove a root canal. I have done some internet searches on problems they cause, I have had an ongoing swollen left gland, tenderness directly at the point in the jaw near the root canal and spasms in my neck...

"Cor Da Moda" - the colour of fashion - charity fashion event for the Olivia

By 10 September 2009 4

As spring is bringing new light and colours into Canberra, Carmen Steffens and Audi are partnering to bring Canberra the charity fashion event of the year. At 6pm on Friday, the 25th of September, the fashion show “Cor Da Moda – the colour of fashion” will be presented at the Audi Centre Ca...

Rachel Hore singing workshop - Sing...because you can!

By 10 September 2009

Sing...because you can! - with singer, songwriter and workshop presenter Rachel Hore. Rachel has performed and taught throughout Australia and internationally for over 16 years and has mentored hundreds of singers in community choirs. Learn some of Rachel's original songs and arrangements, and...

AFP find SMV at KFC

By 10 September 2009 27

From iPrime: "Police have arrested a man at KFC in Fyshwick after a stolen car was detected in the carpark. Officers identified a white Mazda 3 as stolen and arrested a man as he was eating inside the fast-food restaurant. A search of the car uncovered a loaded double-barrel sawn-off shotg...

New Vietnamese eatery in Dickson

By 10 September 2009 9

Has anyone dined at the new Vietnamese Restaurant in Dickson (next door to Asian Noodle House)? It's called Tien Vietnamese Restaurant (located here). I have tried to call them during the day but no answer. Maybe it's only open evenings?  It looks really modern and clean. I'd really like to t...

Canberra bids to join Major League Baseball backed Australian Baseball League

By 9 September 2009 6

Canberra has been invited to join Major League Baseball through an offer to participate in the Australian Baseball League in 2010. But in order to take up this incredible opportunity to join one of the world’s most prestigious and influential sporting organisations, Canberra’s baseball commun...

Win $500 and be the ACT Children & Young People Commissioner for a Day

By 9 September 2009 2

Just arrived in my email inbox... Have you ever stood up for yourself or someone else? Can you think of something that you might do in future to stand up for yourself or someone else? If you're aged 8 to 17 and live in the ACT, tell us by writing a story or poem, designing a poster, or r...

The Canberra City Band perform at Floriade 2009

By 9 September 2009

What: CANBERRA – The Canberra City Band play for all at Floriade and the Nara Candle Festival for 2009. Where: Floriade - Commonwealth Park Gardens from 9:00-11:00am and Nara Candle Festival – Canberra Nara Park; Lennox Gardens, Yarralumla from 3:00pm. When: Saturday 26th September 2009 ...

Belconnen Community Council - Neighbourhood Watch Forum - Sep 15 7.30 PM

By 9 September 2009 1

The Belconnen Community Council invites Belconnen residents and interested citizens to a public meeting with Tanya Swift, Officer in Charge, Belconnen Station ACT Policing, and Mathew Watts, Belconnen District Coordinator for Neighbourhood Watch (NHW). The Topics to be discussed relate to: Rej...

35,000 tonnes of asbestos waste springs into being

By 9 September 2009 14

The ABC brings us the rather intriguing news that the construction of the new ASIO HQ requires the removal of 35,000 tonnes of asbestos waste from the site. What's odd is that, to the best of my knowledge (historians are free to correct me here) the site does not have, nor has it ever had anything ...

Homebirth Rally - how it all went

By 8 September 2009 73

I did mention in comments on a previous story that I would write a review on the Homebirth Rally today, and here it is. You can also find the ABC News Online story here. The rally kicked off at 10:45am with an indigenous welcome ceremony at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy at Old Parliament House,...

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