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Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015

ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: The Juggernaut, Braddon

By 28 February 2015

Have you been looking for the Juggernaut? If you were wondering where this coffee trailer has been, well it’s been everywhere! After opening on West Row in the city last year...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

By 27 February 2015

To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to Saturday 28 February 13 E...

Whats on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

By 27 February 2015

Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets ...

Possum beater on video not convicted

By 26 February 2015 43
Baby possum cared for by RSPCA ACT

I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after at...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 2

According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 screen repairer?

By 28 February 2015

I recently cracked the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Trying to find the best place to get it repaired because I've experienced a lot of dodgy people... Hope you can...

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Strong squad named for the Brumbies trial game

By 28 January 2009 4

The Brumbies media centre may still be "UNDER CONSTRUCTION", but fortunately for them I have the power of google documents. Therefore allow me to present the latest media release on this Friday's trial game between our brave lads and the Wellington Hurricanes. "The CA Brumbies have included ei...

Cotter River up For Sale

By 28 January 2009 21

In a bold move to grow local arts, celebrate and respect our environment and offer an investment in fine art, Canberra photographer Chris Holly is selling the Cotter River at its source as two limited-edition images, then cutting up the originals. There will only ever be 60 copies of each image. ...

Housing ACT under the spotlight - Most needy out in the cold.

By 28 January 2009 43

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has announced the release of its 07/08 reports into public housing nationally. The public rental housing report allows us to make some interesting comparisons. If we had an opposition good for more than sipping coffee and working on its tan they'd al...

Best Gutter Installers

By 28 January 2009 16

After putting it off for way too long I have decided to finally replace my rusting gutters. I had a couple of quotes last year - one company seemed very knowledgable but tried to sell me lots of extras like painting and sanding the wood underneath the gutters. The other company sent out a salesm...

Allara St flats used in international rental scam

By 28 January 2009 28

The Canberra Times has a piece on a Chinese girl scammed out of large sums by someone claiming to be in England for a room in a flat on Allara St. "The scammer, who claimed to be based in England, used photos of a Civic property and a fake contract to dupe the 19-year-old Chinese student. It i...

Canberra Custom Knife Show

By 28 January 2009 17

Australia's top knife makers will be returning to Canberra again this year on January 31st for the annual Canberra Custom Knife Show to show off their latest creations. The ancient craft of forging one of our oldest tools is experiencing a surge in popularity across Australia. More and more ...

The Australia Day Fireworks 2009

By 28 January 2009 21

[First filed: January 27, 2009 @ 08:47] With other plans falling through I spent last night watching Top Gear. But I could hear the fireworks loud and clear. Anyone want to share their impressions of the official entertainment? This corking photo was taken by Deye. The slideshow be...

Time to comment on the Draft Multicultural Strategy 2009 - 2012

By 27 January 2009 70

John Hargreaves is announcing the start of public consultation on the Draft Multicultural Strategy 2009 - 2012. Apparently it is the fruit of the Multicultural Summit 2008. At just 23 pages (and one of them a novel "Acknowledgement of country") it won't take that long to wade through. The prin...

Police Wrap - 27 January

By 27 January 2009 13

1. Australia Day passed relatively lawfully: ACT Policing says it is “generally pleased” with how Australia Day events proceeded across the territory over the long weekend (January 24-26). Around 40,000 people attended Australia Day celebrations yesterday (Monday 26) at Regatta Point whil...

Where's Canberra Fashion at?

By 27 January 2009 37

In the Canberra Times Claire Low has had a look at the local fashion scene, a subject dear to her hear. They've even managed to put a slideshow online. So I'm interested in hearing what Riot's own local fashionistas think of the local design/retail scene. And is migration to Sydney and Melbour...

Citizenship Place added to the lakeside

By 27 January 2009 12

The National Capital Authority has announced a new milestone in its ongoing quest to ensure that every square inch of Canberra is a memorial or monument to something. The latest breakthrough is "Citizenship Place". The first part is a funny benchy looking thing with bits of yellow plastic...

Music video - Zwish - Lego Wars 3 "Return of the Rod"

By 27 January 2009

Regular readers will be relieved to learn that local rockers Zwish have now concluded their "Lego Wars" trilogy with this instalment. Bryn from the band sent it in with this note: "Yes we went a little crazy with special effects, they do get addictive, but it is a return to what we do best...

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