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Patterns that lead to domestic violence

By 31 May 2016 6
The Jacka residence in which the boy was killed in February.

The ACT Government has released three reports upon domestic and family violence. They are comprehensive complex documents which highlight the need for much greater cooperation...

First frost reminds us winter is coming … tomorrow

By 31 May 2016 5
Frosty windscreen

Happy winter’s eve, everyone. It’s time to pull out the jug of warm water and the ice scraper, the first frost is here – the first in our suburb, anyway. Canberra tem...

Public help identify drink driver

By 30 May 2016
Police wrap

Police will summons a 32-year-old Palmerston woman after she was caught drink-driving on Sunday. A number of reports were received about a silver Mazda sedan being driven er...

More doctors, nurses for TCH emergency department

By 30 May 2016 7
The Canberra Hospital

The emergency department at The Canberra Hospital will gain an extra 39 staff in 2016-17 and a further 15 workers by the end of the 2019-20 financial year as part of a $29 mill...

Ngunnawal woman dies in driveway accident, police investigating

By 30 May 2016
Police wrap

A police investigation is underway into the death of a 44-year-old woman on Saturday after she was struck by her own vehicle in the driveway of her Ngunnawal home. ACT Polic...

Baby, it’s cold outside

By 30 May 2016 17

The forecast was for an overnight minimum of 4 degrees, but the mercury dipped to -1.8 at around 11.30pm and it’s still 0 out there now as families head off for school and ...

Ask RiotACT: ACT-wide shortage of plastic cat tray liner bags

By 30 May 2016 7
Ask RiotACT

So recently I started using these new nifty bag liners that stretch around the cat litter tray and when you are done just fold up and in the bin, so much less mess and so much ...

Dutton offensive on asylum-seekers

By 30 May 2016 55
ss new australia

When I came to Australia in 1952, I couldn’t speak English, I couldn’t count to 10 and I came by boat. If Minister Dutton had been on the wharf, would he have turned my bo...

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The Power of the Lollypop

By 3 September 2009 20

What is the power of a lolly-pop man or lady?  Well this morning in the Bus Interchange in Civic on the corner of East Row and Alinga Street, heaps, apparently.  A lollypop lady took it upon herself to go beyond the normal "Stop/Slow" functions and considered it her role to use the lollypop ...

Canberra Mountaineer to attempt final 8000m peak

By 3 September 2009 4

Canberra based mountaineer Andrew Lock is heading off to Tibet this week to attempt to conquer Mt Shishapangma, the world's 14th highest peak. Andrew is attempting to become the first Australian to climb all 14 of the world's 8000 metre plus mountains. He works full time as a Commonwealth public ser...

Another Free E-Waste Day, this time from Lioncom

By 2 September 2009 11

Lioncom are having another Free E-Waste day for the General public and also businesses, where you can drop of old computing equipment for FREE. Simply drop off surplus computer equipment at the Fyshwick Collection Centre, located at 8 Pirie St, Fyshwick.For Businesses and Government Departments:...

Lanyon Valley Woes

By 2 September 2009 27

The old Lanyon Valley connundrum persists.  Hopefully Minister Hargreaves can give the contractors building our bigger better Tharwa Drive a bit of a heave-ho.   6 months of road works... actually, I think the work started November 2008, is taking its toll on the community.   We have to leave f...

Good Recommendation for Car Door Fixing

By 2 September 2009 8

Hi, All I 've got a liberty my07, the front doors rattle on rough surface, took it to the dealer several times didn't fix, one even broke my door handle, this car is still under new car warranty but the dealer can't be trusted after several attempts, could anyone recommend a better place (north ...

Habla español?

By 2 September 2009 5

Is 'hasta la vista, baby' the extent of your Spanish? Does Arnie, the Governator, embody your concept of latin America? Me too! I'm trying to rectify those terrible misconceptions and am seeking a tutor to suppliment a beginner CIT course in Spanish. If you've had a good and relatively inexpensive e...

Local Company grabs world attention with new innovation - The Datapod

By 2 September 2009 15

There is a small company in Canberra called Datapod. They have been making inroads into the ICT market here in Canberra by selling only one brand, APC, which specialises in Power and Cooling solutions for datacentres and all manner of power options for everyone else. The guys at Datapod had an i...

Opals coming to Canberra!

By 2 September 2009 4

[First Filed - July 15, 2009 @ 12:39] [ED] Just a reminder that the Opals play the second of their Canberra games tonight at the AIS Arena against the New Zealand Tall Ferns. Andrew Barr has let us know that Canberra's love affair with women's basketball is set to continue with the Australian ...

Justice denied, expect further delays

By 2 September 2009 15

The idea that "Justice delayed is justice denied" is something of a keystone of modern legal practice. In fact, it goes back to the very foundations of the modern legal system, being part of the Magna Carta. To no one ...will we refuse, or delay, right nor justice. Clause 40, The Magna Carta ...

Police Wrap - 31 August

By 2 September 2009 10

1. Canberra's answer to the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald? [Update - September 01 2009] The AFP have released further information including the name of the missing surf skiier - 30 year old Peter Morrison, of Jerrabomberra, NSW. The ABC has more about his disapearance into Lake Burley Griff...

Warehouse Circus Open Day

By 2 September 2009

The Warehouse Circus is Canberras longest running youth circus. Established in 1990, Warehouse has taught hundreds of kids how to ride unicycles, tumble, juggle and much more. On Saturday 5th of September we are holding an Open Day to celebrate our 19th birthday. If you have ever wanted to ...

Blues Musical Interlude

By 2 September 2009

Stumbled across this blues gem on YouTube. Enjoy. Live Performance at The Folkus Room, Canberra. 19 June 2009. Looking for Somebody (c) Christo Carlsen DJ Gosper - vox and harmonica Christo Carlsen - lead guitar Bob Rodgers - guitar Michael Lynch ... ...

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