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Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016 2
Pumpkin soup

With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

Second arrest in Carville murder case

By 1 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A 43-year-old Victorian man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday charged with accessory to murder. The man was arrested yesterday as an accessory after the fact to ...

Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016 4
Andrew Barr launching smart parking at Manuka.

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016 1
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016 8
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 30
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

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Where to ride bikes in Canberra

By 12 August 2009 12

the ABC put up a really good article on the opportunities for cycling in Canberra. But they posted it with just a few clubs missing from the links at the end: (I saw it at work and by the t...

How to write a good RiotACT post

By 11 August 2009 9

[First filed: August 10, 2009 @ 17:14] There's a number of you all raring to go posting stories for RiotACT with the changing of the guard. As we'd hate to waste your, and our, time deleting ones that don't make the grade here's a quick list of do's and don'ts for writing stories with a fi...

Feed-In Tariff hard at work

By 11 August 2009 8

Simon Corbell has proudly announced that his reverse Robin Hood Feed-In Tariff scheme (whereby those who can afford to generate their own electricity get paid for generating some of the most expensive juice in the world) has had a very happy launch. The ACT's nation leading Feed-In Tariff Scheme...

Best university?

By 11 August 2009 18

The ABC brings word that the annual report card on the ACT's universities has thrown up much the same results as always. ANU is number one in the ACT. The University of Canberra is still best at getting its graduates a job but still hated by its graduates. Signadou appears to have improved its di...

ACTION drivers once again revolting

By 11 August 2009 13

The Liberals' Alistair Coe is taking a great deal of satisfaction from industrial upset in the ranks of the ACTION staff against their management. Alistair is, however, too busy pointing figures and calling names to actually address the issues....

RU 486 comes to Canberra

By 11 August 2009 13

That strange noise you can hear is certain fundamentalists gnashing their teeth. The Canberra Times brings word that the controversial abortion pill RU-486 is now available at the Marie Stopes clinic here in Canberra. The drug, also known as mifepristone, allows women to have a chemically ind...

Police Wrap - 11 August

By 11 August 2009 4

1. So it was a Video Ezy: Detectives from ACT Policing’s Territory Investigations Group are investigating a robbery at the Video Ezy at Ngunnawal Shops on Wanganeen Avenue around 8.57pm yesterday (August 8). A male wearing a beanie and a black polar-fleece zip-up jumper entered the store an...

Servicing a Suzuki Swift?

By 11 August 2009 5

Hi, Can anyone recommend a trustworthy and helpful mechanic in Civic/Inner North for my '95 Suzuki Swift?  ....'tis always a hard job finding the right one. Many thanks VB...

Hail warning

By 11 August 2009 14

No warnings yet from the bureau. But we're getting reports of hail in the northern suburbs (Mitchell) moving south. So time to get the car under cover if you can....

Foreshore 2009 lineup announced!

By 11 August 2009 20

The first round lineup annoucement for Foreshore 2009 is now out. With the headliner still to be announced they've got: Deadmau5 (Canada) Axwell (Swedish House Mafia) Crookers (Italy) Stanton Warriors (UK) Miss Kitten & The Hacker (France) John Dahlback (Sweden) Zombie Nation The On...

Canberra - home to convict gardeners

By 11 August 2009 6

Stateline has an interesting piece about the tree plantings along Canberra Avenue back in 1926. Back in those days, some of the early Canberra residents stole the newly planted trees for their own gardens in the new desolate Canberra suburbia. It seems that in 83 years things in Canberra still h...

Apparantly Climate Change is Bull....a quiet Bull

By 11 August 2009 3

I see that The Climate Sceptics are holding a protest against the Emissions Trading Scheme on the 13th of August at Parliament House. This part of their website jumped out at me: "The theme will be "Man Made Climate Change is Bull" and a quiet bull is being organised to be at the event." ...

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