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A new era for Canberras clubs

By 2 October 2014
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Minister for Racing and Gaming Joy Burch today announced the most comprehensive and wide-ranging reforms to the clubs sector in the ACT since self-government. “The ACT ben...

Dog Boarding in Canberra

By 2 October 2014 2

I know there have been discussions on this topic before however there has been nothing recently.  Can anyone give me some feedback about Tara Dog Boarding in Pialligo?   I am considering using them at Christmas and would appreciate feedback on any recent experiences people may have had?...

Southquay popular with local developers

By 1 October 2014

Spirited bidding by 11 registered parties has seen three multi-unit sites at the new waterfront development at Southquay in Greenway sold today at auction for a total of $9.705 million with all blocks being purchased by local Canberra developers. The largest block is 7,385sqm fronting Anketell St...

Adult dance lessons Canberra? Recommendations?

By 1 October 2014 2

Hi All, I'm in my 30's and looking to get back into exercising, the one exercise I love is dancing but truth be told I'm pretty cr@p at it. I'm looking for a dance studio that teaches adults and is fun! Perhaps where the occasional overweight 30 year old wouldn't look completely ridiculous? Wo...

Bushfire season starts today

By 1 October 2014 7

With bushfire season starting today Canberrans should consider how best to prepare for the months ahead, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, said today. Mr Corbell joined representatives of the ACT’s fire services at Wybalena Grove in Cook to officially launch bushfire s...

Local band SAFIA up for a Channel V Award

By 1 October 2014

Canberra has, like any other city, a fierce pride among its citizens. I often find myself at parties or in clubs with people from other cities desperately defending it, clinging onto credibility as only someone who truly appreciates Canberra for the art-wealthy city that it is. Explaining that no, i...

Anyone know what happened to Scope?

By 30 September 2014 8

Hi Rioters. Went for a drive up Mount Stromlo over the weekend, thinking I would stop and have a coffee at Scope -- but it appears to be closed. Anyone know what happened there? ...

National Museum of Australia (1/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 9)

By 30 September 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

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Junk fax spammers in Fyshwick

By 14 August 2008 39

We don't have to go to Nigeria or Poland for spammers - we have our own mob right here in Fyshwick. Knowing that many departments have Rightfax numbers going to every employee's Inbox, this mob are taking advantage of a loophole in the anti-spamming laws whereby they don't apply to faxes. And put...

Tharwa Drive strikes again

By 14 August 2008 54

The ACT Policing reports that there's been a second death on Tharwa Drive, just 750 metres from the fatal accident on the weekend. At about 15.35pm, a maroon coloured Toyota Corolla sedan, driven by a 92-year-old male, turning northbound on to Tharwa Drive from Duggan Street collided with a white...

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 15 August 2008

By 14 August 2008 9

So my merry Rioters, where will you be revelling this weekend? What's worth seeing and doing out and about?...

Won't anyone think of the Macquarie Perch?

By 14 August 2008 30

Building dams is usually a tricky thing. People get touchy about flooding a valley and wonder where all the cute little animals will go. Detailed inspection finds all sorts of endangered species which would probably also be found in the next valleys over if anyone was building a dam in them. S...

Pialligo Avenue fixed by Christmas - election missed

By 14 August 2008 17

Mr Stanhope has announced that the dupication of Pialligo Avenue (near the airport) will not be finished before the election. But he wants you to be sure the cheque's in the mail and it will be open before Christmas. Even better they managed to shake some of the cost out of the darkness on the...

Canberrans littering less

By 14 August 2008 13

John Hargreaves is taking credit for a drop in littering in the ACT. The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index released today shows a substantial decline in the number of litter items across sites surveyed in the ACT. Items per 1,000 m2 have dropped to 56 compared to last year's results ...

ANU considers stacking up their students

By 14 August 2008 18

The Canberra Times reports that ANU is putting serious thought into housing students in stacked up shipping containers. Students are generally happy if they have somewhere warm to sleep, plenty of booze, and a vague hope of having sex in their futures. But is this sort of accommodation in keep...

Where is the Accident report plane when you need them?

By 14 August 2008 24

As I left home this morning, tuning into 2CA, there weren't any reports re any problems on the roads. when I got onto the parkway, surprise, surprise, there was a massive one. Funny thing is, there wasn't even a mention by the "sky ranger" (or whatever they call him). Now, I can't get the FM station...

Gorman House goes into the night

By 14 August 2008 2

The following in from Gorman House: Inviting all Gorman House Markets lovers to a exciting event. Gorman House Markets Grooves into the night Saturday August 23, 10am until 9pm A participant in the Canberra Living Artist Week. Starring; 10am until 4pm - Anchient Arts Fellowship Me...

Steve Doszpot's song: what was he thinking?!

By 14 August 2008 19

Listen for yourself at: http://www.doszpot.com/ If the aim was to create something that falls into that uncomfortable no-mans land between good and so bad it's good,  they have succeeded. Add to this his slogan - 'Doszpot for Topspot' - and I think we might have a new low for sheer pol...

National Science Week - Meet Dr Chuck Hahn of Hahn Beer

By 13 August 2008 5

Public Lecture The Scientific Art of Brewing Join Dr Chuck Hahn, brewer and creator of popular beers like Hahn Super Dry and James Squire, as he explains the science and art of brewing. He will illustrate his discussion with a range of beer samples for tasting. The Canberra Brewers Society will op...

Support the Raiders. Pleeeease...

By 13 August 2008 43

Raiders captain, Alan Tongue, has written a passionate plea to fans calling on them to show their support for the Raiders. Apparently only 6500 of them fronted up for the recent record breaking win against the Panthers last week and there has been talk that some people have even handed in their sea...

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