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Ask RiotACT: solicitor recommendation (winding up family trust)

By 6 February 2016
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Hi all, I'm looking for a solicitor who is able to do the work involved in the winding up of a family trust. Does anyone know of one who is reliable and doesn't charge the ...

Planning an Elopement: making the decision

By 6 February 2016
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On top of my already busy schedule -- full time pencil pusher, part time writer for the RiotACT and new business owner -- I am also currently organising my wedding for June this ...

Ask RiotACT: Road rules & riding to school

By 5 February 2016 2
Ask RiotACT

Children who walk or ride to school should know the road rules that apply when they cross a road. They should also know to what extent they can trust drivers to act according t...

Garage Sales on this weekend (5-7 February 2016)

By 5 February 2016
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Today, we present to you a selection of the garage sales on around the capital on this weekend. For the full list, with over 25 advertisements, head to the allclassifieds websi...

Uniforms a smart move for our schoolchildren

By 5 February 2016 2
School uniform

The audible collective sigh has drifted away upon summer’s hot winds as parents return to the normality of having their children back at school. Certainly the bank account...

Teen to face court over hoax call to school in Calwell

By 4 February 2016
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A teenager will face the ACT Children’s Court following a threatening phone call made to Calwell High School yesterday. Around 1pm yesterday, a staff member at Calwell Hig...

Six things to do in Canberra this weekend (5-7 February)

By 4 February 2016 2
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With summer rapidly disappearing, it’s best to take the opportunity to be outdoors in the warm sun while you have the chance. This weekend, we recommend the Summerside Festival, ...

‘Legal rape’ advocate targets Canberra

By 4 February 2016 10
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Pick-up artist and misogynist Daryush Valizadeh, founder of the organisation/publication Return of Kings has announced a trip to Australia to stage 'tribal meetings' in Sydney,...

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Airport sees hope of blocking Tralee

By 29 June 2009 36

The Canberra Times is reporting that somewhere out there an un-named part of government has released a discussion paper which is saying things Canberra Airport really likes in its ongoing battle against the planned sprawling Tralee development under their southern flight paths. The discussion pap...

Biggest AFL match of the year - Not being shown in the ACT

By 29 June 2009 18

Just noticed in Prime's TV guide for next Sunday the biggest AFL match of the year between the Cats and Saints blockbuster is NOT being shown live in the ACT. Instead Canberra fans will be treated to the crucial Swans vs Kangaroos clash from 1pm (actually a Foxtel match, but one which Prime will ...

Skateboarding Dickson style - and Michael Jackson

By 29 June 2009

"dumassfaceheadbum" has gifted YouTube with this footage of skateboarding on the mean streets of Dickson. And as a little tiny tribute it's got a Michael Jackson sound track....

Canberra Libs Website

By 29 June 2009 12

With politics, I like to think that a make a balanced judgement based on policies on offer rather than immediately follow one party’s line.  So in an attempt to research some issues, I went to the Canberra Liberal’s website.  After viewing a number of typos on Brendan Smyth’s media page I de...

Recommended schools?

By 29 June 2009 1

We currently live in Belconnen and are planning to move to the Woden/Weston area in the next couple of years.  We both work in Woden and have children attend childcare in the area and would like to enrol our eldest child in a preschool here mainly for logistical reasons (ie. picking up after school...

Canberra truckie unluckiest man no longer on earth

By 29 June 2009 67

[First filed: June 26, 2009 @ 11:14] LiveNews bring word that a 66 year old Canberra truck driver was tragically killed overnight when he had the misfortune to be driving past a KFC car park shootout in Sydney's southwest: The truck driver was travelling in his semi-trailer along Milperra Road...

Drink Driving signs.. in your suburb.

By 28 June 2009 13

Ive noticed over the last couple of days these 'Drink drivers targetted in your suburb' signs appearing at various locations on major roads.  Is this part of the ACT governments attempt to save money, by putting up signs warning of police activity, rather than actually having any police activity? ...

Raiders beat the Storm 26-16

By 28 June 2009 3

Good news for Raiders fans! League Unlimited brings word of a triumph for the men in green this afternoon in Bruce: The Canberra Raiders have defeated the Melbourne Storm for the first time since 2002, recording a 26-16 upset in Canberra this afternoon. Coming into the match, Canberra had n...

Canberra Gaming Arcades?

By 28 June 2009 32

Since intencity was cut in half at belconnen mall the arcade scene in canberra has been pretty lame. Anyone know of any other good arcades around canberra? ...

On 2am taxis

By 28 June 2009 40

Last night I was leaving Civic at 2am, which means I'd already made some mistakes. Looking at the line for taxis my first instinct was to just walk home. But for reporting purposes I decided to give it a go. And for a piece of civic infratructure relied on by thousands of Canberrans every w...

Northbourne Av / Antill St speed zone?

By 28 June 2009 17

I received a speeding fine from cameras near the Formula 1 entering Canberra form Sydney end on Northbourne Ave at Antill St Intersection. The fine says the speed limit is 60. To my knowledge it is actually 80. My speed was 78. Has there been a recent change from 60 to 80 km/h?  Can any...

Centrebet vs. ACTTAB for online gambling

By 28 June 2009 6

Last week an American friend texted me asking if I could put $40 on the USA to beat Spain in the Confederation Cup (soccer). The American betting agencies were offering 10/1, he had a good feeling about them, and was in transit so not able to get much money on himself. I duly pointed my browse...

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