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Exploring the Eden Road Cellar Door

By 1 August 2014

How lucky is Canberra, yet another high quality winery right on our doorstep, within 30 minutes and just a couple of hundred metres north of the Barton Highway. The short dr...

Coles to be anchor tenant at new Amaroo Group Centre

By 1 August 2014 4

Coles Property Director Greg Chubb and Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr are pleased to announce that a full line Coles supermarket will be the anchor tenant for the new Amaroo Group Centre. The centre will include a 2,300 to 2,500sqm supermarket, a Liquorland, around 1100sqm of space for between...

ACT & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 1 August 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week's activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from t...

Corin Forest snow report

By 1 August 2014

Snow is forecast down to 800m today, well past Corin Forest's altitude. Snow flurries on Friday morning are expected to turn to good snowfalls as the day goes on. It's feeling ...

World Record Attempt at the Canberra Hospital

By 1 August 2014

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a fun fundraiser that is occurring on 19th, 20th and 21st of August in the foyer of the the Canberra Hospital starting at 8am and finishing on the Thursday at 10am. I with lots of help from others we will be attempting to gain the World Record for the ...

What’s on this weekend? 2nd and 3rd August

By 1 August 2014 2

With the temperature dropping around Canberra this weekend, you may be tempted to sit in front of a fire with a good book. But if you fancy venturing out there is a fair bit going...

Healthy eating for your family on a budget in Canberra

By 1 August 2014

In the comments on my previous story about local shopping many commenters claimed that a single trip to a big supermarket provided the best prices throughout the cart. I hav...

2014 Floriade NightFest tickets now on sale

By 1 August 2014

Tickets to one of Canberra's most exciting after-dark events, Floriade NightFest, go on sale today. Now in its seventh year, the ticketed twilight event will transform Commo...

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Images of Canberra - Frozen Jonquils

By 20 August 2008 5

In response to yesterday's frosty photos Bells has sent in another, this time of her frozen Jonquils. Got an image in or of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email ...

Gingers are winners again?

By 20 August 2008 6

The Canberra Times reports that Ginger Catering at Old Parliament House is caterer of the year for the second rear running according to the Restaurant and Catering NSW/ACT awards held last night. Other winners included: "Maestral Seafood Restaurant, in Weston Creek, won best BYO restaurant, while...

Finding My Sperm Donor Siblings and Father

By 20 August 2008 9

I have a desire to one day find my Half Brothers and Sisters and possibly the man that made it all possible, my Sperm Donor. But first let me tell you a bit about my story, and I would love to hear yours too. On my 18 Birthday my Parents shared the story of how my brother and I came to be. We unf...

Hows the Snow 2008

By 19 August 2008 6

Finally managed to get down to the snow on Sunday, after getting over various illnesses. It was a blue sky day with just enough chill to keep the snow from going slushy but not too much to make things icy. As those interested know, the beginning of the season was looking to be almost as b...

New toys for the SES

By 19 August 2008 11

Simon Corbell has announced the arrival of a new "storm response vehicle" and lighting tower for our friends in the SES. "The new ACTSES storm response vehicle is a new conc...

Death in Knox St Watson

By 19 August 2008 47

Word reaches us that there's been a suspicious death on Knox Street in Watson. Large police presence in attendance. More to come on this we imagine. UPDATED: Apparently it's the flats near the Antill end of Knox St, a middle aged man found dead in a large pool of blood near the bins. Vie...

Pashas lounge at Gorman House

By 19 August 2008 8

If you're sorry you missed the Cashews' CD Launch, or if you went, had a blast and are looking for the next big evening, then there's good news. The Canberra Musicians Club ...

Bring out your CFLs

By 19 August 2008 5

With the imminent disappearance of warm old-fashioned light bulbs upon us the ACT Government has noticed that there are health issues surrounding the universal adoption of compact fluorescent lights. Particularly relating to the poisonous mercury they can release when broken. To that end John Har...

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Canberra

By 19 August 2008

Get your cow bells out!! This will be a huge international sporting event at your doorstep. August 30/31 Stromlo Forest Park Canberra will be host the world's best riders at the Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. Be it the lung busting challenge of Cross Country, elbow to elbow action of 4X or ...

RiotACT Sim Challenge Round Three - Wayne Sievers for the ALP

By 19 August 2008 36

This Monday at All Bar Nun in O'Connor the RiotACT Sim Challenge Canberra is playing host to the ALP's Wayne Sievers, candidate for Brindabella. Come on down, watch Wayne sh...

Any laws against operating a small office from an apartment in the ACT?

By 19 August 2008 23

I was wondering whether any RiotACTers knew of any laws or regulations that would prevent a small business to operate from a residential apartment or townhouse in the ACT? Given the scarcity and cost of commercial leases, working from a residential place is looking like a real option. I can...

Images of Canberra - Frost in Bungendore

By 19 August 2008 12

We've had some cold mornings lately. Kerces has sent in some pictures of the frost out near Bungendore. Slideshow below. Got an image in or of Canberra you want to share wit...

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