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Do you feel safe walking at night?

By 23 October 2014 16

Something I’ve always attributed to a good lifestyle is being able to go for a walk at night and feel safe to do so. There’s nothing better sometimes than being able have d...

Local Leaders Jack Taylor (The Jack Taylor Group)

By 22 October 2014
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Canberra entrepreneur Jack Taylor is proof that you don't need an MBA or years of experience to start a successful business (or four). The 22-year-old, who started his first...

Canberra Shenzhen intern program connects future innovation leaders

By 23 October 2014

A new StudyCanberra student intern program between Canberra and Shenzhen will attract the best and brightest students from Shenzhen to Canberra and will give local students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in Shenzhen, the home of a major technology company in the world, Chief Minister and M...

Tell us your ideas for better services in West Belconnen

By 23 October 2014

Do you use human services? Does the term 'human services' mean anything to you? It refers to the range of programs or supports that can respond to a person's needs and can include public/social housing, health and wellbeing, education, disability, childcare, care and protection and justice. Navi...

DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

By 23 October 2014
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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivate...

Local florist recommendation

By 23 October 2014 9

Hi Rioters. It is my mothers 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of weeks. I'm looking at getting a variety of flower arrangements for a party we are organising. Does anyone have any florist recommendations?...

Owen Campbell at the Harmonie German Club this Friday – free entry

By 23 October 2014

The Harmonie German Club comes alive this Friday night with the awesomely talented Owen Campbell and we’re excited!! Owen Campbell, who started strumming a guitar when he ...

Witnesses sought to OConnor assault

By 23 October 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred at O’Connor shops yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 22). About 4.40pm, a 25-year-old woman was approached...

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Breakfast review: Edgar's in Ainslie

By 9 November 2008 11

Edgar's might be a pub, but they open for breakfast and after a hard night Allstarring we were in need of something within an easy stumble of the Ainslie lair. It's the second time I've breakfasted there and I'm becoming a bit of a fan. The service is fast. The quality is good, and the prices...

Fire at St. Edmund's College

By 9 November 2008 7

MIX 106.3 news is reporting that, late last night, a blaze broke out in the Gymnasium at St. Edmund's College, Canberra. It caused extensive damage to the storage facilities - early approximations are at $20,000-worth....

Waistcoats, Whiskers and Whiskey - big fun

By 9 November 2008 2

[First filed: November 08, 2008 @ 14:35] A big crowd rocked up to Ainslie's Corroboree Park last night for the Canberra Musicians Club's "Waistcoats, Whiskers and Whiskey" night. Despite initially being locked out of the hall by an obstinate yoga class the show filled up as the night wore ...

Simon says - Inspections? Who needs them?

By 9 November 2008 24

Buried deep in yesterday's print Canberra Times was a strange little story in which Simon Corbell said he was satisfied ("comfortable" even) with health and safety in Canberra's brothels, despite no inspections being conducted in the last four years. Even four years ago those were not surprise in...

Best Kangaroo Steak in Canberra?

By 9 November 2008 21

Hi everyone - in order to make good on a promise to an American colleague, I was hoping to get some recommendations as to restuarants serving good kangaroo steak in Canberra. So... any suggestions? Any favourites? Any to watch out for? Thanks, fellow rioters! PS> Feel free to make rud...

McFatty Day?

By 9 November 2008 131

  The McHappy Day "Fundraiser of the Year"? Now don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great to support seriously crook kids and their families. And this Saturday (15 November), Maccas are again doing McHappy Day to raise funds for their Ronald McDonald houses.It works is like this.  You shove...

After Dinner by Andrew Bovell - At the Belconnen Theatre

By 9 November 2008

Desperate, dateless and deranged... Five desperately lonely singles head out in search of a good night out. As the evening unfolds, inhibitions and social restraint are abandoned, exposing the foibles, pain and humour of the characters' inner lives. In this hilarious Australian comedy from the ma...

John and Marianne on 2XX - Talking the RiotACT episode 12

By 8 November 2008 8

For those who missed it live, the downloadable version of 2XX’s RiotACT segment featuring your’s truly and Marianne Mettes is now available. To catch it live tune in at 5pm on Friday afternoons on 2XX, 98.3FM....

The red man of Dickson

By 8 November 2008 11

Last Sunday I headed to the Hall markets and on the way spotted what appeared to be a street performer at the Dickson intersection of Northbourne and Antill – in the middle of Northbourne next to where the southbound traffic stops at the lights. He was wearing red stockings on his legs, arms an...

Raunch - your chance to submit

By 8 November 2008 13

The things that drift across my desk would curl your hair. From the Facebook event page: A call is going out to all Masters and Slaves, Doms and Subs, Daddies, Dominatrix, Leather Men, Sex Pigs and others in the art of fetish to the Raunch Dance Party at Cube Nightclub. Come and show C...

So which supermarket has the cutest checkout boys?

By 8 November 2008 30

Inspired by a conversation I vaguely remember from last night, and in an effort to give the long suffering women of RiotACT a chance to be just like the men, I now ask the question... Which supermarket in Canberra has the cutest checkout boys? I've been told that Dickson Woolies rates pretty w...

Michael Cooney hears the call of the Barr?

By 8 November 2008 9

The Per Capita website tells us that the former Canberra resident Michael Cooney is Per Capita's, Policy Director and includes the following exciting information: From January 2002 Michael worked on the staff of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party for five years, including three years as Prin...

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