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State of the Capital Weekly Political Wrap 27/11/14

By 27 November 2014

Katy Lundy prepares to leave politics Generally, politicians are quiet for a reason. Either they are hiding something or they want to rise through the ranks by avoiding a mi...

Would you trade in stability for free rent?

By 27 November 2014 1

With a big question mark over future stable employment for some Canberran’s, it has seen the rise of a new, but old kind of trend. There is no doubt and well documented that ...

Local Leaders Deborah Hill (Canberra Roller Derby League and Skate Nation)

By 26 November 2014
Deborah Hill Skate Nation

By day, Deborah Hill is an exhibitions coordinator at the National Gallery. But after hours, she’s better known as Bambi von Smash’er, one of the capital’s top roller der...

Three controlled burns scheduled tomorrow

By 27 November 2014
controlled burn 1

ACT Parks and Conservation Service wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, three controlled burns will be conducted tomorrow Friday 28 November 2014. The contr...

Diversions to ACTIONs services on section of Constitution Avenue

By 27 November 2014
Constitution Avenue diversion map

Commencing Monday 1 December 2014, ACTION will implement diversions to all bus services that use Constitution Avenue in the City between London Circuit and Coranderrk Street. T...

World-class activity centre wins ACT Chief Ministers Challenge 2014

By 27 November 2014

A world-class activity centre on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin has been announced as the the winner of the Chief Minister’s Challenge. Challenged to develop ideas on in...

Reliability, safety and security of ACT electricity supply at risk following unprecedented AER draft decision

By 27 November 2014 1

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has today released a draft decision drastically reducing and backdating expenditure allowed on the ACT’s electricity distribution network for the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2019. ActewAGL Chief Executive Officer Michael Costello said, “This decision do...

COZMO (Capital of Australia Mandolinata) Annual Summer Concert

By 27 November 2014

Come and enjoy a program of beautiful music played by COZMO and our Learning Group COZYMO! COZMO will present delightful music from Australian composers Stephen Lalor and Rob Kay, and traditional Italian  and light classical tunes. COZYMO will also delight you with a short program that includes t...

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MOZART'S THE MAGIC FLUTE - at the street

By 4 December 2008 1

THE NATIONAL YOUTH OPERA in association with THE STREET THEATRE & ICKLE PICKLE PRODUCTIONS present MOZART'S  THE MAGIC FLUTE THE STREET THEATRE, 4th - 9th December at 8pm. (6pm Sunday 7th) Mozart's classic operetta is realised in spectacular fashion in early December at the Street Th...

Liberal Wrap

By 4 December 2008 23

After yesterday's chastisement the local Libs have kicked themselves into gear. As a one off celebration of this activity here's what they have to offer: 1) The terrifyingly youthful Alistair Coe is having a poke at the Government. He's asking why the Bimberi Youth Centre, opened to great fanf...

From sea to summit in a single day

By 4 December 2008 21

This Saturday, Nathan Edwardson (pictured above), and a group of equally determined Canberra cyclists, will ride from Tathra to Mt Kosciuszko in a single day. The ride is one of the toughest events out there, with a 4am start, 230km of hard climbing in often  poor conditions and a total vert...

George Gregan v. The Wallabies

By 4 December 2008 3

George Gregan will always be a hero to the shadowy RiotACT cabal. This morning the former Brumby kingpin turned out as a substitution for the Barbarians against the Wallabies and turned back the clock. Here's a brief snippet of him bringing down (eventually) the ACT's own Adam Ashley Coope...

Who says the Greens are trivial?

By 4 December 2008 6

Good news green lovers! It might be clashing with the santa claus pub crawl but the ACT Greens are having a night of green trivia. "The ACT Greens are hosting and end of year trivia night extravaganza - celebrating a historic year for the party. Come along for a fun filled night of gr...

Trigeneration at the airport

By 4 December 2008 2

The Federale Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson, has pushed out a media release congratulating Canberra Airport Group for a ground breaking environmental initiative at the Majura Office Park. Minister Ferguson said: "This trigeneration plant sets new standards for buildings and in...

Human Rights Prison??

By 4 December 2008 27

With the imminent opening of Australia's first prison based on human rights philosophy, it makes me wonder how they can implement a blanket rule that prisoner's cannot smoke! Doesn't this breach their human rights by taking away their choice to smoke or not. Cigarettes in prison have also b...

Summernats feeling the pressure of Global Economic Crisis?

By 4 December 2008 98

The ABC have a story that the Summernats are feeling the pressure of a slowing economy.  The part of the story the caught my specific interest was at the end, "I don't want to end up in a situation where I'm really, really squeezed and I have to consider either, worse scenario, moving the event ...

Good Luck Haddles!

By 3 December 2008 7

RiotACT Troublemaker Hadley is off to the 2008 Australian Poetry Slam as one of 18 finalists from across the entirety of the country fronting up at the Sydney Opera House tomorrow. As he's no stranger to performing next to cellists in bunny suits we wish Hadley the best of luck and hope that ...

Police Wrap - 3 December

By 3 December 2008

1. Police would like some help with a fire in Holt: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious fire in an apartment block in Holt which occurred yesterday (December 2). Around 5.45pm police were called to the Parkview Apartments on Hardwick Crescent following reports of a fire. When po...

Krazy Kanberra Kartwheels - WARNING NSFW

By 3 December 2008 12

Over on YouTube lukecarberry has posted the above video with the following note: "Danny does an awesome set of cartwheels" It's tagged as Canberra and while not safe for those at work, or of a sensitive disposition, it's definitely one for the ladies who've been demanding some beefcake squ...

New Legislative Assembly - Who will be the first to rat

By 3 December 2008 12

Any thoughts on which of our new overlords will follow in the footsteps of  Trevor Kaine, Helen Cross and Richard Mulchay by ratting on their party and declaring themselves independents? Past form would have to suggest it will be one of the Liberals but my money is one of the Greens - probably ...

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