Headline Articles

Gallagher picks up three shadow ministries

By 13 October 2015
Katy Gallagher, Bill Shorten and colleagues

Former ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has today leap-frogged colleagues with more Federal parliamentary experience into shadow cabinet. Gallagher is the new Shadow Minist...

Ask RiotACT: Hairdressers

By 13 October 2015 11
Ask RiotACT

It's time for updated hairdresser recommendations. Who are your favourites?...

The great ALP Politics in the Pub-off

By 13 October 2015
Politics in the Pub

Canberra, prepare yourselves for a battle between two universities, two pubs, two uni Labor Clubs and the two most senior members of the Australian Labor Party. It’s a Pol...

Gallery’s cheery email just wrong today

By 13 October 2015 3
Portrait Gallery email

I’m a bit disappointed in the National Portrait Gallery this morning, having received an email from them with the subject “Gardens and other reasons to celebrate” with seco...

It’s time to reclaim our School of Music

By 13 October 2015 6
Peter Tregear

Earlier this year, my business partner and I attempted to produce a small opera in Canberra. Having been buoyed by a successful seasons in Hong Kong, we thought we’d bring it...

Best of Canberra swim-off rivers and lakes

By 12 October 2015 1
Casuarina Sands

I have been in Canberra for four years now and am ashamed to admit that I have not explored the area as much as I should have in that time. Actually, at all. So with the Best o...

Henshaw our tip for ACT Book of the Year

By 12 October 2015
Mark Henshaw

Mark Henshaw is one of four Canberra region writers shortlisted for this year's ACT Book of the Year award. Photo: Andrew Sikorski/Ainslie + Gorman Arts Centres ArtsACT ha...

Portrait Gallery visionary Sayers dies

By 12 October 2015 2
Andrew Sayers

Andrew Sayers, 2012 by Mark Mohell. Gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned (53.0 x 36.8 cm). Purchased by the National Portrait Gallery with funds provided by Marilyn Darling A...

Other Articles View all articles Today Yesterday Last 7 days

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...

Police Wrap - 21 May

By 21 May 2009 6

1. Late night club blaggers strike again: Witnesses sought to armed robbery in Weston ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Weston Club on Liardet Street today (May 21). Around 2.15am police were called to the Club following reports of an armed robbery in prog...


By 21 May 2009 12

IMPORTANT CLIMATE CHANGE EVENT CLIMATE ACTION CANBERRA in conjunction with Uniting Care, Unions ACT, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, The Wilderness Society and a host of Climate Action Groups around the country is making Saturday, 13 June, a major day of action on the issue of Climate Change....

Bossing the media - Stanhope style

By 21 May 2009 51

[First filed: May 20, 2009 @ 12:17] The Liberals have come into the possession of a very interesting email and have kindly put together some supporting documentation which they have punted on, we assume not just to us here in the RiotACT bunker. Keep an eye out for who picks up on this, who d...

Holiday Drama Workshops for ages 7-12 at Canberra Youth Theatre!

By 21 May 2009

WARM UP AT CANBERRA YOUTH THEATRE THIS WINTER! The school holidays are fast approaching and Canberra Youth Theatre is getting ready to run two fantastic drama workshops for young people aged 7-12. The workshops are daily from 10am-3pm in our theatre at Gorman House Arts Centre, they will be packe...

Pet owners being discriminated against?

By 21 May 2009 22

I have just stumbled across an earlier post about companion animals in rental accommodation and think it is about time something was seriously done about this issue. I am a Veterinary Surgeon and have been renting for a number of years. For years I have been desperate to start a "dog" family but ...

Police Wrap - 20 May

By 20 May 2009 4

1. It was easier when they could just buy the Sudafed: ACT Policing has released a facefit of the offender involved in the armed robbery at the Brindabella Pharmacy in Garran on Sunday (May 17). The male offender entered the pharmacy around 10.40am and threatened staff with a knife before...

Follow The RiotACT
Get Premium Membership
Advertisement Newsletter Sign Up

Are ACT parking inspectors too vigilant?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Images of Canberra

RiotACT Proudly Supports
Copyright © 2014 Riot ACT Holdings Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.